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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 52 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.09% 2.17% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.27% 14.61% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 18
Median salary £35,000 £28,550 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.59% -25.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £33,700 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +8.90%
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West Midlands

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
91 89 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.16% 14.83% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 77 77 84
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

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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 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stoke-on-Trent - 11 £35,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent +3 8 £25,000 -50.00%
Lichfield - 1 - -
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West Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 25 (78.13%) Firewall
2 22 (68.75%) Windows
3 18 (56.25%) LAN
4 17 (53.13%) WAN
4 17 (53.13%) Cisco
5 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 15 (46.88%) Linux
6 15 (46.88%) Network Security
7 14 (43.75%) ITIL
7 14 (43.75%) DHCP
7 14 (43.75%) DNS
8 13 (40.63%) VoIP
9 12 (37.50%) SAN
10 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
10 11 (34.38%) VLAN
11 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (31.25%) HP
11 10 (31.25%) CCNP
11 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (31.25%) SMTP
11 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
11 10 (31.25%) VMware
12 9 (28.13%) Data Security
12 9 (28.13%) Tivoli
12 9 (28.13%) Symantec
12 9 (28.13%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (28.13%) ICMP
12 9 (28.13%) Telnet
12 9 (28.13%) IIS

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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 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (28.13%) Apache
2 9 (28.13%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.63%) IaaS
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (15.63%) PaaS
2 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) Firewall
2 18 (56.25%) LAN
3 17 (53.13%) WAN
4 15 (46.88%) Network Security
5 14 (43.75%) DHCP
5 14 (43.75%) DNS
6 13 (40.63%) VoIP
7 12 (37.50%) SAN
8 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
8 11 (34.38%) VLAN
9 10 (31.25%) SMTP
10 9 (28.13%) HTTP
10 9 (28.13%) ICMP
10 9 (28.13%) SSL
10 9 (28.13%) Telnet
11 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (21.88%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (21.88%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (18.75%) BGP
13 6 (18.75%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support
1 10 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Service Manager
6 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) IT Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) IT Support
7 3 (9.38%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) AS400
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (15.63%) Unix
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Data Security
3 8 (25.00%) Data Privacy
4 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
4 5 (15.63%) High Availability
5 3 (9.38%) Service Management
5 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
7 1 (3.13%) BCP
7 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.13%) People Management
7 1 (3.13%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) CCNP
1 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (28.13%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) CCSA
3 2 (6.25%) CCSP
3 2 (6.25%) CEH
3 2 (6.25%) CISMP
3 2 (6.25%) CISSP
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) SSCP
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) BitLocker
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (28.13%) Tivoli
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (9.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Cisco
2 10 (31.25%) HP
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Brocade
3 9 (28.13%) EMC
3 9 (28.13%) IBM
3 9 (28.13%) Symantec
3 9 (28.13%) Veeam
4 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) Draytek
6 1 (3.13%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (3.13%) F5
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL