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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 13 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 14.29% - 6.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.44% - 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 3
Average salary £30,750 - £38,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 - £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £41,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +5.63%
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
36 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 32.14% 43.02% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 12
Average salary £30,500 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.22% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,500 £25,500
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
Salary Histogram in Telford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Telford region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Telford

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 18 (94.74%) Windows
3 17 (89.47%) VMware
4 16 (84.21%) DNS
5 15 (78.95%) Linux
5 15 (78.95%) TCP/IP
6 14 (73.68%) Citrix
7 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (63.16%) Cisco
9 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
9 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (52.63%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (47.37%) DDNS
11 9 (47.37%) Brocade
11 9 (47.37%) HP
12 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (42.11%) CCNA
12 8 (42.11%) IP Telephony
13 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
13 7 (36.84%) NAS
13 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
13 7 (36.84%) DHCP
13 7 (36.84%) MCSE
13 7 (36.84%) MCSA
13 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
13 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
13 7 (36.84%) SAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (84.21%) DNS
3 15 (78.95%) TCP/IP
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (47.37%) DDNS
6 8 (42.11%) IP Telephony
7 7 (36.84%) NAS
7 7 (36.84%) DHCP
7 7 (36.84%) SAN
8 6 (31.58%) IPv4
8 6 (31.58%) IPv6
8 6 (31.58%) VLAN
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (10.53%) LAN
10 2 (10.53%) WAN
10 2 (10.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Support Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Network Support
6 3 (15.79%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Support
8 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Systems Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Linux
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) CCNA
3 7 (36.84%) MCSE
3 7 (36.84%) MCSA
3 7 (36.84%) CCA
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (10.53%) CCNP
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 14 (73.68%) Citrix
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) Brocade
5 9 (47.37%) HP
6 5 (26.32%) SolarWinds
6 5 (26.32%) SonicWALL
7 3 (15.79%) Mitel
7 3 (15.79%) Avaya
7 3 (15.79%) Juniper