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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 18 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 8.18% 6.98% 21.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 69.23% 50.00% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 4
Average salary £26,250 £18,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.89% -9.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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 Tamworth region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tamworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 11.82% 13.95% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 5
Average salary £26,250 £18,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.89% -11.90%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tamworth

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (94.44%) WAN
3 16 (88.89%) CCNA
3 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (88.89%) HP
3 16 (88.89%) Firewall
4 12 (66.67%) Degree
5 10 (55.56%) Wireless
6 9 (50.00%) Citrix
6 9 (50.00%) MPLS
6 9 (50.00%) VLAN
6 9 (50.00%) CCNP
6 9 (50.00%) WatchGuard
7 1 (5.56%) Retail
7 1 (5.56%) MCTS
7 1 (5.56%) MCITP
7 1 (5.56%) vSphere
7 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (5.56%) Splunk
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
7 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
7 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.56%) Windows
7 1 (5.56%) MCSE

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Top Related IT Skills in Tamworth by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (94.44%) WAN
3 16 (88.89%) Firewall
4 10 (55.56%) Wireless
5 9 (50.00%) MPLS
5 9 (50.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) GPRS
6 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Administrator
2 10 (55.56%) Network Administrator
3 6 (33.33%) Graduate
3 6 (33.33%) Graduate Network Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Junior
3 6 (33.33%) Junior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Support
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Field Service Technician
5 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) CCNA
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) Degree
3 9 (50.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) MCTS
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) HP
2 9 (50.00%) Citrix
2 9 (50.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Sophos
3 1 (5.56%) Splunk
3 1 (5.56%) VMware