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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 30 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.74% 3.42% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.40% 23.68% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 0
Average salary £56,500 £33,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.65% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
47 38 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 15.99% 14.45% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 47 37 14
Average salary £27,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) Cisco
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Load Balancing
3 8 (61.54%) Network Security
3 8 (61.54%) Network Architecture
3 8 (61.54%) Juniper
3 8 (61.54%) CCSP
3 8 (61.54%) Security Management
3 8 (61.54%) Internet
4 6 (46.15%) CCNP
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 5 (38.46%) Fortinet
6 4 (30.77%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) CCIP
7 3 (23.08%) CCNA
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (23.08%) IPsec
7 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (23.08%) MPLS
7 3 (23.08%) BGP
7 3 (23.08%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) Internet
2 8 (61.54%) Network Security
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) MPLS
5 3 (23.08%) BGP
5 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (23.08%) IPsec
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Security Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Security Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Load Balancing
2 8 (61.54%) Network Architecture
2 8 (61.54%) Security Management
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCSP
3 6 (46.15%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) CCIP
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Juniper
3 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Fortinet
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago