The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 66 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.79% 1.52% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.87% 10.87% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 8
Average salary £29,750 £29,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.84% -22.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £42,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 92 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.89% 14.02% 13.96%
Number of salaries quoted 93 85 59
Average salary £26,500 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.89% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
West Midlands

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 0 6 £56,500 +182.50%
Lichfield - 3 £18,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent -6 2 £32,500 +10.16% 1
Cannock - 1 £25,000 -
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco
3 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (40.00%) Juniper
5 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (40.00%) LAN
5 8 (40.00%) WAN
5 8 (40.00%) MS Office
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) CCSP
6 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (35.00%) Internet
6 7 (35.00%) Fortinet
6 7 (35.00%) Network Security
6 7 (35.00%) Security Management
6 7 (35.00%) Network Architecture
7 6 (30.00%) CCNA
7 6 (30.00%) Citrix
8 5 (25.00%) DNS
8 5 (25.00%) DHCP
8 5 (25.00%) VMware
9 4 (20.00%) Wireless
9 4 (20.00%) MCTS
9 4 (20.00%) MCITP
9 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) LAN
2 8 (40.00%) WAN
3 7 (35.00%) Internet
3 7 (35.00%) Network Security
4 5 (25.00%) DNS
4 5 (25.00%) DHCP
5 4 (20.00%) Wireless
5 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) VLAN
7 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Security Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) IT Support
5 3 (15.00%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Account Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Support Manager
5 3 (15.00%) IT Support Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Account Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Support Technician
6 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (35.00%) Security Management
2 7 (35.00%) Network Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCSP
3 6 (30.00%) CCNA
4 4 (20.00%) MCTS
4 4 (20.00%) MCITP
4 4 (20.00%) MCSE
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (10.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Juniper
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (35.00%) Fortinet
4 6 (30.00%) Citrix
5 5 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (10.00%) Avaya
6 2 (10.00%) HP
7 1 (5.00%) Apple
7 1 (5.00%) Sage
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Medical Insurance
Posted: 21 days ago