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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 12 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 15.31% 1.14% 11.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.45% 2.56% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 6
Average salary £30,000 - £31,893
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 - £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 - £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
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
33 39 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 33.67% 44.32% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 16
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £36,787
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +22.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,250 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 13 (86.67%) VMware
4 12 (80.00%) DNS
5 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
6 10 (66.67%) Cisco
6 10 (66.67%) Citrix
7 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (53.33%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (46.67%) HP
9 7 (46.67%) DDNS
9 7 (46.67%) Brocade
10 6 (40.00%) CCNA
10 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (40.00%) IP Telephony
11 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 5 (33.33%) MCSE
11 5 (33.33%) MCSA
11 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
11 5 (33.33%) DHCP
11 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
11 5 (33.33%) CCA
11 5 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (33.33%) SAN
11 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (33.33%) Nagios

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) DNS
3 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (46.67%) DDNS
6 6 (40.00%) IP Telephony
7 5 (33.33%) SAN
7 5 (33.33%) DHCP
7 5 (33.33%) NAS
8 4 (26.67%) IPv4
8 4 (26.67%) IPv6
8 4 (26.67%) VLAN
9 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (13.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (20.00%) Network Support
5 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) COM
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) CCA
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (33.33%) MCSE
3 5 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Citrix
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) HP
4 7 (46.67%) Brocade
5 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 3 (20.00%) SonicWALL
6 3 (20.00%) Mitel
6 3 (20.00%) Avaya
6 3 (20.00%) Juniper