The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 39 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.21% 1.42% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.38% 10.00% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £56,500 £31,250 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.80% +7.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.95% 14.18% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 47 19 15
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £22,500 £18,650
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
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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 13 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCSP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) Network Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCSP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Fortinet