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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 21 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 2.87% - 6.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.23% - 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £31,000 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,947 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -1.47%
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
26 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Telford 14.94% 51.28% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 16
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
3 11 (84.62%) DNS
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
4 10 (76.92%) VMware
5 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 9 (69.23%) Linux
5 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (61.54%) SAN
6 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
6 8 (61.54%) MCSA
6 8 (61.54%) DHCP
6 8 (61.54%) NAS
6 8 (61.54%) MCITP
7 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
8 6 (46.15%) MCSE
8 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
8 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (38.46%) Cisco
10 4 (30.77%) HP
10 4 (30.77%) CCA
10 4 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (30.77%) ITIL
10 4 (30.77%) Brocade

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) DNS
3 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
4 8 (61.54%) NAS
4 8 (61.54%) SAN
4 8 (61.54%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
5 4 (30.77%) VLAN
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (23.08%) DDNS
6 3 (23.08%) IPv4
6 3 (23.08%) IPv6
7 2 (15.38%) WAN
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
8 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Support
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Support
5 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
6 1 (7.69%) IT Support Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (7.69%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (61.54%) MCITP
2 8 (61.54%) MCSA
3 6 (46.15%) MCSE
4 4 (30.77%) CCA
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) CCNP
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) Brocade
6 3 (23.08%) SonicWALL
7 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
7 1 (7.69%) Mitel
7 1 (7.69%) Avaya
7 1 (7.69%) Juniper