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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 37 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 0.57% 0.51% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 5.26% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £26,000 £23,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.63% +4.44%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%

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
15 19 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 8.52% 9.69% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 42
Median salary £22,500 £34,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.82% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for VPN.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Veeam
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Brocade
4 3 (50.00%) ICMP
4 3 (50.00%) Telnet
4 3 (50.00%) Data Security
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) SMTP
4 3 (50.00%) HTTP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (50.00%) HP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) ICMP
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) SMTP
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Telnet
4 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) IT Support
3 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (16.67%) ICT Support
4 1 (16.67%) ICT Support Technician
4 1 (16.67%) ICT Technician
4 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HND
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Brocade
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) Veeam
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle