The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 55 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.64% 2.25% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.11% 14.58% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 9
Average salary £31,250 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.71% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £44,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
VPN
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
90 96 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.50% 15.41% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 83 77 91
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 October 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

VPN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +12 11 £23,000 -31.34%
Burton-upon-Trent -5 2 £36,750 +13.07%
Cannock - 2 £41,250 -
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 24 (77.42%) Cisco
1 24 (77.42%) Firewall
2 19 (61.29%) WAN
3 18 (58.06%) LAN
3 18 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (58.06%) Load Balancing
4 14 (45.16%) ITIL
5 13 (41.94%) CCNP
5 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
5 13 (41.94%) SAN
6 11 (35.48%) Network Security
7 10 (32.26%) Internet
7 10 (32.26%) CCNA
7 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
7 10 (32.26%) Windows
8 9 (29.03%) CCSP
8 9 (29.03%) Juniper
8 9 (29.03%) VLAN
9 8 (25.81%) Network Architecture
9 8 (25.81%) Security Management
9 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
10 7 (22.58%) MS Office
10 7 (22.58%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
11 5 (16.13%) Service Management
11 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
11 5 (16.13%) SQL
11 5 (16.13%) Citrix
11 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Lync
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Line 500
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (77.42%) Firewall
2 19 (61.29%) WAN
3 18 (58.06%) LAN
4 13 (41.94%) SAN
5 11 (35.48%) Network Security
6 10 (32.26%) Internet
7 9 (29.03%) VLAN
8 7 (22.58%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
10 4 (12.90%) DNS
10 4 (12.90%) MPLS
10 4 (12.90%) BGP
10 4 (12.90%) IPsec
11 3 (9.68%) WLAN
11 3 (9.68%) DHCP
12 2 (6.45%) VoIP
12 2 (6.45%) DMZ
12 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Support Technician
2 4 (12.90%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Security Specialist
2 4 (12.90%) Security Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Network Specialist
2 4 (12.90%) Senior Security Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Network Security Specialist
2 4 (12.90%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) IT Support
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) Support Manager
3 3 (9.68%) IT Support Manager
3 3 (9.68%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Account Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Account Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Android
6 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Load Balancing
2 14 (45.16%) ITIL
3 8 (25.81%) Network Architecture
3 8 (25.81%) Security Management
4 5 (16.13%) Service Management
5 4 (12.90%) B2B
5 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.90%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.45%) Network Design
6 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 2 (6.45%) People Management
7 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (41.94%) CCNP
3 10 (32.26%) CCNA
4 9 (29.03%) CCSP
5 4 (12.90%) CCIP
6 2 (6.45%) CCIE
6 2 (6.45%) CISSP
6 2 (6.45%) MCSE
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.45%) Degree
7 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
1 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) vSphere
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) Juniper
4 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
5 4 (12.90%) HP
5 4 (12.90%) Avaya
5 4 (12.90%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.45%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) Sage
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago