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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 53 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.37% 1.89% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.74% 14.86% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 11
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
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
121 74 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.04% 12.74% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 97 65 85
Average salary £26,000 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.22% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £51,700
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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Burton-upon-Trent +8 3 £48,000 -
Tamworth -5 3 £18,500 -7.50% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £22,500 -
Lichfield -8 1 £21,000 -16.00%
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 24 (77.42%) WAN
2 23 (74.19%) LAN
3 21 (67.74%) Firewall
4 20 (64.52%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (61.29%) Cisco
6 16 (51.61%) CCNP
6 16 (51.61%) CCNA
7 14 (45.16%) Windows
7 14 (45.16%) Load Balancing
8 13 (41.94%) ITIL
8 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
9 11 (35.48%) SAN
10 10 (32.26%) MS Office
10 10 (32.26%) Network Security
11 9 (29.03%) VLAN
11 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
12 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
12 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
13 7 (22.58%) Citrix
13 7 (22.58%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (22.58%) BGP
14 6 (19.35%) Internet
14 6 (19.35%) Juniper
14 6 (19.35%) DNS
14 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
14 6 (19.35%) SQL
14 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
14 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
15 5 (16.13%) VMware

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.23%) Lync
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Office
2 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (77.42%) WAN
2 23 (74.19%) LAN
3 21 (67.74%) Firewall
4 11 (35.48%) SAN
5 10 (32.26%) Network Security
6 9 (29.03%) VLAN
7 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
8 7 (22.58%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (22.58%) BGP
9 6 (19.35%) Internet
9 6 (19.35%) DNS
10 5 (16.13%) DHCP
11 4 (12.90%) MPLS
11 4 (12.90%) IPsec
12 3 (9.68%) WLAN
12 3 (9.68%) Wireless
12 3 (9.68%) OSPF
12 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
13 2 (6.45%) DMZ
13 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Security Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Network Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.45%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Load Balancing
2 13 (41.94%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Service Management
4 4 (12.90%) Network Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (12.90%) Security Management
5 3 (9.68%) B2B
6 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.45%) Network Design
6 2 (6.45%) People Management
6 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 2 (6.45%) ERP
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (51.61%) CCNP
2 16 (51.61%) CCNA
3 5 (16.13%) MCSE
3 5 (16.13%) CCSP
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.90%) CCIP
5 3 (9.68%) MCTS
5 3 (9.68%) MCITP
6 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 2 (6.45%) CISSP
6 2 (6.45%) CCIE
7 1 (3.23%) MCP
7 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
1 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Terminal Server
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 6 (19.35%) Juniper
5 5 (16.13%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) Avaya
6 2 (6.45%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
Tamworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Cyber Media Solutions Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum , plus pension benefit
Posted: 13 days ago