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 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 61 58 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.78% 1.00% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.37% 11.32% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 13
Average salary £41,000 £30,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.66% +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,545 £27,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,550 £30,000 £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +5.63%
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
97 53 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 14.39% 8.86% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 85 50 117
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £41,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 6 £42,000 -
Nuneaton - 1 £27,450 -
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (65.96%) Firewall
2 30 (63.83%) Cisco
3 29 (61.70%) WAN
4 26 (55.32%) ITIL
5 25 (53.19%) LAN
5 25 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (51.06%) CCNP
7 22 (46.81%) CheckPoint
8 21 (44.68%) Cisco PIX
9 20 (42.55%) Windows
10 19 (40.43%) Nokia
11 18 (38.30%) CCNA
11 18 (38.30%) Incident Management
11 18 (38.30%) Change Control
12 17 (36.17%) Remedy
12 17 (36.17%) TCP/IP
13 16 (34.04%) MPLS
13 16 (34.04%) Juniper
14 13 (27.66%) CSS
14 13 (27.66%) F5
14 13 (27.66%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (27.66%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (25.53%) CCDP
15 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
16 11 (23.40%) CCDA
16 11 (23.40%) Wireless
17 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
17 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
17 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
18 9 (19.15%) DNS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (65.96%) Firewall
2 29 (61.70%) WAN
3 25 (53.19%) LAN
4 21 (44.68%) Cisco PIX
5 17 (36.17%) TCP/IP
6 16 (34.04%) MPLS
7 13 (27.66%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (27.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (23.40%) Wireless
9 9 (19.15%) DNS
9 9 (19.15%) GPRS
9 9 (19.15%) DHCP
9 9 (19.15%) Internet
10 8 (17.02%) ATM
11 7 (14.89%) Frame Relay
11 7 (14.89%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (14.89%) DMVPN
12 6 (12.77%) ISDN
12 6 (12.77%) SAN
13 5 (10.64%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Administrator
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Network Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Senior IT Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Manager
5 4 (8.51%) IT Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Manager
6 3 (6.38%) IT Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) EqualLogic
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.51%) Statistics
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.51%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) ITIL
2 18 (38.30%) Incident Management
2 18 (38.30%) Change Control
3 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
4 7 (14.89%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (14.89%) Validation
4 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
4 7 (14.89%) Change Management
4 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (12.77%) Load Balancing
6 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.64%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (10.64%) Network Management
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL V3
7 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.38%) Resource Management
8 3 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (51.06%) CCNP
3 18 (38.30%) CCNA
4 12 (25.53%) CCDP
5 11 (23.40%) CCDA
6 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (14.89%) CCSA
7 7 (14.89%) CCSE
7 7 (14.89%) MCSE
7 7 (14.89%) MCSA
8 5 (10.64%) MCITP
8 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (10.64%) CCIE
9 4 (8.51%) Degree
9 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
9 4 (8.51%) MCP
10 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (4.26%) MCTS
12 1 (2.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) Netcool
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Cisco
2 22 (46.81%) CheckPoint
3 19 (40.43%) Nokia
4 17 (36.17%) Remedy
5 16 (34.04%) Juniper
6 13 (27.66%) F5
7 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
8 8 (17.02%) VMware
9 5 (10.64%) Dell
10 4 (8.51%) Citrix
11 3 (6.38%) HP
12 2 (4.26%) Apple
12 2 (4.26%) EMC
12 2 (4.26%) Sophos
12 2 (4.26%) Google
13 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
13 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
13 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (2.13%) IBM
13 1 (2.13%) Rackspace