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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 58 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.16% 1.12% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.28% 7.45% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 3
Average salary £28,550 £22,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.77% -37.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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
114 94 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.59% 15.02% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 99 86 101
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
Tamworth -25 4 £28,550 +42.75% 1
Stafford - 3 £52,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent +6 2 £23,500 -58.40%
Cannock - 1 £34,000 -
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 15 (60.00%) LAN
1 15 (60.00%) WAN
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 13 (52.00%) CCNA
4 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (48.00%) MS Office
5 11 (44.00%) Citrix
6 9 (36.00%) Wireless
6 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (36.00%) Cisco
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (32.00%) CCNP
7 8 (32.00%) Juniper
8 7 (28.00%) DNS
8 7 (28.00%) DHCP
8 7 (28.00%) MPLS
9 6 (24.00%) MCTS
9 6 (24.00%) MCITP
9 6 (24.00%) MCSE
9 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (20.00%) BGP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) LAN
1 15 (60.00%) WAN
2 14 (56.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) Wireless
4 7 (28.00%) DHCP
4 7 (28.00%) DNS
4 7 (28.00%) MPLS
5 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (20.00%) BGP
7 4 (16.00%) VLAN
7 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
8 3 (12.00%) VoIP
8 3 (12.00%) SAN
9 1 (4.00%) Internet
9 1 (4.00%) OSPF
9 1 (4.00%) Network Security
9 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
9 1 (4.00%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Network Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (12.00%) Support Technician
5 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) IT Support
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Network Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Principle Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) UNIX
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL
1 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (8.00%) ERP
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Change Management
3 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.00%) Network Management
3 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (52.00%) CCNA
3 8 (32.00%) CCNP
4 6 (24.00%) MCSE
4 6 (24.00%) MCTS
4 6 (24.00%) MCITP
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
5 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Citrix
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) Juniper
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.00%) IronPort
6 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.00%) Nokia
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £19000.00 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago