The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 56 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 10 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.83% 1.89% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.49% 16.42% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 11
Median salary £20,500 £26,250 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.90% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £26,250 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 67 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.96% 11.53% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 74 64 95
Median salary £32,500 £26,250 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -1.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Staffordshire region.

VPN Salary Trend in Staffordshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

VPN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth +9 7 £20,000 -23.80%
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
3 18 (62.07%) Firewall
4 17 (58.62%) LAN
5 16 (55.17%) WAN
5 16 (55.17%) Linux
6 15 (51.72%) Cisco
7 14 (48.28%) ITIL
7 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
7 14 (48.28%) Network Security
8 13 (44.83%) DHCP
8 13 (44.83%) DNS
9 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
9 11 (37.93%) SAN
9 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
10 9 (31.03%) Tivoli
10 9 (31.03%) Symantec
10 9 (31.03%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (31.03%) ICMP
10 9 (31.03%) Telnet
10 9 (31.03%) Data Security
10 9 (31.03%) VMware
10 9 (31.03%) IIS
10 9 (31.03%) Apache
10 9 (31.03%) SMTP
10 9 (31.03%) SSL
10 9 (31.03%) HTTP
10 9 (31.03%) IBM
10 9 (31.03%) HP
10 9 (31.03%) EMC

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 9 (31.03%) Apache
2 9 (31.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.24%) IaaS
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (17.24%) PaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) Firewall
2 17 (58.62%) LAN
3 16 (55.17%) WAN
4 14 (48.28%) Network Security
5 13 (44.83%) DHCP
5 13 (44.83%) DNS
6 11 (37.93%) SAN
6 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
7 9 (31.03%) HTTP
7 9 (31.03%) ICMP
7 9 (31.03%) SMTP
7 9 (31.03%) SSL
7 9 (31.03%) Telnet
7 9 (31.03%) VLAN
8 6 (20.69%) BGP
8 6 (20.69%) OSPF
8 6 (20.69%) VoIP
8 6 (20.69%) WLAN
9 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
9 5 (17.24%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
1 9 (31.03%) Support Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Service Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Service Manager
5 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Technician
6 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) IT Support
7 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Blackberry
2 5 (17.24%) AS400
2 5 (17.24%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
5 5 (17.24%) Unix
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Data Security
3 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
3 5 (17.24%) High Availability
3 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
3 5 (17.24%) Service Management
4 3 (10.34%) ITSM
5 2 (6.90%) Data Privacy
5 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.45%) BCP
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) People Management
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCNP
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) CCIE
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (31.03%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) Brocade
2 9 (31.03%) Citrix
2 9 (31.03%) EMC
2 9 (31.03%) HP
2 9 (31.03%) IBM
2 9 (31.03%) Symantec
2 9 (31.03%) Veeam
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.45%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (3.45%) F5
4 1 (3.45%) Juniper