The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 60 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.60% 1.55% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.09% 14.75% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 13
Average salary £42,000 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £25,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £46,100 £30,000 £26,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VPN
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
91 61 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 13.23% 10.52% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 82 54 124
Average salary £42,000 £30,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

VPN Salary Trend in Warwickshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

VPN
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stratford-upon-Avon +3 6 £42,000 -
Warwick -12 1 £22,500 -10.00%
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 26 (76.47%) Firewall
2 24 (70.59%) WAN
3 23 (67.65%) Cisco
4 21 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (58.82%) CCNP
5 20 (58.82%) LAN
6 19 (55.88%) CheckPoint
6 19 (55.88%) Cisco PIX
7 17 (50.00%) Nokia
8 16 (47.06%) ITIL
8 16 (47.06%) Incident Management
8 16 (47.06%) Change Control
9 15 (44.12%) Remedy
10 14 (41.18%) Juniper
10 14 (41.18%) CCNA
11 13 (38.24%) MPLS
12 12 (35.29%) Windows
13 11 (32.35%) CSS
13 11 (32.35%) Wireless
13 11 (32.35%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (32.35%) F5
14 10 (29.41%) CCDP
15 9 (26.47%) CCDA
15 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
16 8 (23.53%) ATM
16 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
16 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
17 7 (20.59%) MS Office
17 7 (20.59%) Frame Relay

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.94%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) Firewall
2 24 (70.59%) WAN
3 20 (58.82%) LAN
4 19 (55.88%) Cisco PIX
5 13 (38.24%) MPLS
6 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (32.35%) Wireless
6 11 (32.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
8 8 (23.53%) ATM
9 7 (20.59%) Frame Relay
9 7 (20.59%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (20.59%) DMVPN
10 5 (14.71%) EIGRP
11 4 (11.76%) TACACS
11 4 (11.76%) ISDN
11 4 (11.76%) DHCP
11 4 (11.76%) DNS
12 3 (8.82%) SAN
12 3 (8.82%) Internet
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Network Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Server Support
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) Server Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Statistics
2 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.76%) Solaris
4 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) ITIL
1 16 (47.06%) Incident Management
1 16 (47.06%) Change Control
2 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
3 7 (20.59%) Change Management
3 7 (20.59%) Validation
3 7 (20.59%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (14.71%) Network Management
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
5 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.88%) Matrix Management
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.88%) Network Design
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (61.76%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (58.82%) CCNP
3 14 (41.18%) CCNA
4 10 (29.41%) CCDP
5 9 (26.47%) CCDA
6 7 (20.59%) CCSA
6 7 (20.59%) CCSE
7 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (14.71%) MCP
9 4 (11.76%) MCSE
10 3 (8.82%) MCSA
10 3 (8.82%) CCIE
11 2 (5.88%) MCTS
12 1 (2.94%) MCITP
12 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
12 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.94%) Netcool
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Cisco
2 19 (55.88%) CheckPoint
3 17 (50.00%) Nokia
4 15 (44.12%) Remedy
5 14 (41.18%) Juniper
6 11 (32.35%) F5
7 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.82%) HP
8 3 (8.82%) Apple
8 3 (8.82%) Google
8 3 (8.82%) VMware
9 2 (5.88%) Sophos
9 2 (5.88%) EMC
9 2 (5.88%) Citrix
10 1 (2.94%) Dell
10 1 (2.94%) IBM
10 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.94%) Aruba