The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 35 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.63% 1.27% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 6.98% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £23,000 £56,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-59.29% +80.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £56,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £56,500 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VPN
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 43 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 17.39% 18.22% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 18
Average salary £24,750 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.84% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

VPN
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

VPN Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

VPN
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Technician
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Technician
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco