The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sutton Coldfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Sutton Coldfield region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 20.00% 14.29% 16.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 60.00% 40.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -34.54%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Communications & Networking Category
Sutton Coldfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 33.33% 35.71% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -36.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

VPN
Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

VPN Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) XenServer
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Adobe
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago