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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 53 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 0.32% 1.54% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 8.57% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Median salary £23,500 £27,750 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.31% -50.88%
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.42%
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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
43 35 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 13.83% 17.95% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 40 34 67
Median salary £29,406 £25,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.62% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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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

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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

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) People Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry

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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 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) People Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft