The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 23 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 5.26% 1.18% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.07% 3.03% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Average salary £30,500 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.55% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,318 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.27% -1.94%
VPN
Shropshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Telford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Telford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 33 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 30.83% 38.82% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 17
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

VPN
Salary Trend in Telford

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

VPN Salary Trend in Telford

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Telford 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
1 22 (95.65%) Firewall
2 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 19 (82.61%) DNS
3 18 (78.26%) TCP/IP
3 18 (78.26%) Citrix
4 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (69.57%) Linux
6 14 (60.87%) Cisco
7 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
7 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (47.83%) HP
8 11 (47.83%) Brocade
8 11 (47.83%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (43.48%) IP Telephony
9 10 (43.48%) DDNS
10 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (39.13%) CCNA
10 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
10 9 (39.13%) DHCP
10 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
10 9 (39.13%) MCSA
10 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
10 9 (39.13%) VLAN
10 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (39.13%) NAS
10 9 (39.13%) SAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Telford 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) Firewall
2 19 (82.61%) DNS
3 18 (78.26%) TCP/IP
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (43.48%) IP Telephony
5 10 (43.48%) DDNS
6 9 (39.13%) SAN
6 9 (39.13%) VLAN
6 9 (39.13%) NAS
6 9 (39.13%) DHCP
7 8 (34.78%) IPv4
7 8 (34.78%) IPv6
8 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (17.39%) WAN
9 4 (17.39%) LAN
10 2 (8.70%) SNMP
11 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2000
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2005
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Support Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco Support
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Network Support
6 2 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Support Manager
7 1 (4.35%) IT Support Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) COM
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (69.57%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Network Design
2 1 (4.35%) Line Management
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL
2 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (39.13%) MCSA
2 9 (39.13%) CCNA
3 8 (34.78%) CCA
3 8 (34.78%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (34.78%) MCSE
4 3 (13.04%) MCITP
5 2 (8.70%) CCNP
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 18 (78.26%) Citrix
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco
4 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) HP
5 11 (47.83%) Brocade
6 7 (30.43%) SonicWALL
7 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds
8 3 (13.04%) Mitel
8 3 (13.04%) Avaya
8 3 (13.04%) Juniper