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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 53 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.79% 1.89% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.28% 12.77% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 7
Average salary £37,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.44% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.73%
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
94 94 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.13% 14.83% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 85 75 97
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £46,000
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 31 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 31 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 +11 10 £24,500 -26.86%
Burton-upon-Trent -1 4 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Cannock - 2 £41,250 -
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West Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 26 (78.79%) Firewall
2 24 (72.73%) Cisco
3 21 (63.64%) WAN
4 20 (60.61%) LAN
4 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (54.55%) Load Balancing
6 15 (45.45%) CCNP
7 14 (42.42%) ITIL
8 13 (39.39%) SAN
8 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
8 13 (39.39%) Network Security
9 12 (36.36%) CCNA
10 11 (33.33%) VLAN
11 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
11 10 (30.30%) Windows
11 10 (30.30%) Internet
12 9 (27.27%) Juniper
12 9 (27.27%) CCSP
13 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
13 8 (24.24%) Security Management
13 8 (24.24%) Network Architecture
14 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (21.21%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (21.21%) MS Office
15 6 (18.18%) BGP
16 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
16 5 (15.15%) SQL
16 5 (15.15%) Citrix
16 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
16 5 (15.15%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.03%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) Firewall
2 21 (63.64%) WAN
3 20 (60.61%) LAN
4 13 (39.39%) SAN
4 13 (39.39%) Network Security
5 11 (33.33%) VLAN
6 10 (30.30%) Internet
7 7 (21.21%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (18.18%) BGP
9 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
10 4 (12.12%) DNS
10 4 (12.12%) MPLS
10 4 (12.12%) IPsec
11 3 (9.09%) DHCP
11 3 (9.09%) WLAN
12 2 (6.06%) VoIP
12 2 (6.06%) DMZ
12 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (6.06%) OSPF
12 2 (6.06%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Support Technician
2 4 (12.12%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Security Specialist
2 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Network Specialist
2 4 (12.12%) Senior Security Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Network Security Specialist
2 4 (12.12%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) IT Support
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) Support Manager
3 3 (9.09%) IT Support Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Account Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Account Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Load Balancing
2 14 (42.42%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Security Management
3 8 (24.24%) Network Architecture
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 4 (12.12%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (12.12%) B2B
5 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.06%) Network Design
6 2 (6.06%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.06%) People Management
6 2 (6.06%) Change Control
7 1 (3.03%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) CRM
7 1 (3.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (45.45%) CCNP
3 12 (36.36%) CCNA
4 9 (27.27%) CCSP
5 4 (12.12%) CCIP
6 2 (6.06%) MCSE
6 2 (6.06%) CCIE
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) CISSP
7 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
1 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) vSphere
3 3 (9.09%) Terminal Server
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) Juniper
4 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 4 (12.12%) Avaya
5 4 (12.12%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) VMware
5 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.06%) Apple
7 1 (3.03%) Sage
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago