The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tamworth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 15 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 10.68% - 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.67% - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Average salary £28,500 - £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.72% -4.00%
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 Tamworth region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tamworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 29.13% 16.67% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 29 5 9
Average salary £28,550 £24,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.53% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £39,000 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Tamworth

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Tamworth

VPN
Salary Trend in Tamworth

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

VPN Salary Trend in Tamworth

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tamworth

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Tamworth 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 16 (88.89%) LAN
2 15 (83.33%) Citrix
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (77.78%) CCNA
4 13 (72.22%) WAN
4 13 (72.22%) Wireless
5 9 (50.00%) Windows
6 8 (44.44%) CCNP
6 8 (44.44%) HP
6 8 (44.44%) VMware
6 8 (44.44%) Firewall
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (44.44%) VLAN
7 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
7 7 (38.89%) MS Office
7 7 (38.89%) DHCP
7 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
7 7 (38.89%) DNS
8 6 (33.33%) MCSE
8 6 (33.33%) MPLS
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (33.33%) Terminal Server
8 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (33.33%) WatchGuard
8 6 (33.33%) MCTS
8 6 (33.33%) MCITP
9 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
10 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Tamworth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Tamworth 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) LAN
2 13 (72.22%) WAN
2 13 (72.22%) Wireless
3 8 (44.44%) VLAN
3 8 (44.44%) Firewall
4 7 (38.89%) DHCP
4 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
4 7 (38.89%) DNS
5 6 (33.33%) MPLS
6 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (16.67%) GPRS
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
7 2 (11.11%) DDNS
7 2 (11.11%) IPv4
7 2 (11.11%) IPv6
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Administrator
3 6 (33.33%) Network Administrator
4 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) IT Support
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) CCNA
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCNP
3 6 (33.33%) MCSE
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (33.33%) MCTS
3 6 (33.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Terminal Server
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 3 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Citrix
2 8 (44.44%) HP
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) WatchGuard
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Sophos
5 3 (16.67%) Splunk
6 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
6 2 (11.11%) Brocade
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
7 1 (5.56%) Juniper