The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 141 120 108
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 91 93 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.67% 1.83% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.96% 11.58% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 73 88 133
Median salary £40,000 £39,250 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +22.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
914 803 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.79% 15.80% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 721 696 825
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

VPN Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 34 £40,000 -1.23% 7
Coventry +9 17 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire +5 14 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Dudley +4 6 £30,000 +20.00%
Staffordshire -10 4 £45,250 +65.14% 2
Sutton Coldfield +3 2 £20,000 -40.29%
Warwickshire -1 1 £37,500 -26.82% 1
Herefordshire -11 1 £44,000 -23.47% 2
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VPN.

1 152 (63.60%) Firewall
2 129 (53.97%) Cisco
3 126 (52.72%) WAN
4 117 (48.95%) LAN
5 108 (45.19%) Cisco Certification
6 98 (41.00%) Windows
7 96 (40.17%) DHCP
8 95 (39.75%) DNS
9 85 (35.56%) Active Directory
10 67 (28.03%) Microsoft
11 64 (26.78%) TCP/IP
12 63 (26.36%) CCNP
13 62 (25.94%) VLAN
14 57 (23.85%) VMware
15 56 (23.43%) CCNA
16 54 (22.59%) VoIP
17 51 (21.34%) MPLS
18 49 (20.50%) SLA
19 48 (20.08%) Network Security
20 47 (19.67%) ITIL
21 46 (19.25%) Windows Server
22 45 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
22 45 (18.83%) BGP
22 45 (18.83%) Wireless
23 44 (18.41%) MS Exchange
24 42 (17.57%) HP
25 36 (15.06%) OSPF
26 35 (14.64%) SSL
27 34 (14.23%) Linux
27 34 (14.23%) SAN

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (18.41%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (4.60%) Apache
4 10 (4.18%) IIS
5 9 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.93%) IBM Domino
6 7 (2.93%) IBM Notes
7 6 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.09%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.84%) CMS
10 1 (0.42%) nginx
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 29 (12.13%) MS Office
3 6 (2.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (7.11%) assyst
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (5.44%) Mimecast
2 11 (4.60%) IaaS
3 10 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.18%) SaaS
4 7 (2.93%) Office 365
5 6 (2.51%) G Suite
6 4 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 152 (63.60%) Firewall
2 126 (52.72%) WAN
3 117 (48.95%) LAN
4 96 (40.17%) DHCP
5 95 (39.75%) DNS
6 64 (26.78%) TCP/IP
7 62 (25.94%) VLAN
8 54 (22.59%) VoIP
9 51 (21.34%) MPLS
10 48 (20.08%) Network Security
11 45 (18.83%) BGP
11 45 (18.83%) Wireless
12 36 (15.06%) OSPF
13 35 (14.64%) SSL
14 34 (14.23%) SAN
15 29 (12.13%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (11.72%) EIGRP
17 18 (7.53%) IPsec
17 18 (7.53%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (6.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.84%) GIS
5 1 (0.42%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (0.42%) MySQL
5 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
General
1 17 (7.11%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.02%) Finance
3 11 (4.60%) Retail
4 7 (2.93%) Legal
5 3 (1.26%) Automotive
5 3 (1.26%) Banking
5 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (28.87%) Network Engineer
2 48 (20.08%) Analyst
3 29 (12.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 26 (10.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (10.46%) Support Engineer
6 23 (9.62%) Network Analyst
7 22 (9.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 22 (9.21%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (8.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 16 (6.69%) Support Analyst
10 13 (5.44%) Exchange Engineer
11 12 (5.02%) IT Engineer
11 12 (5.02%) IT Support
12 11 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (4.18%) Cisco Analyst
13 10 (4.18%) Cisco Network Analyst
14 9 (3.77%) Architect
14 9 (3.77%) IT Support Engineer
14 9 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (3.77%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.02%) 802.1X
2 8 (3.35%) WAP
3 1 (0.42%) CSS
3 1 (0.42%) HTML
3 1 (0.42%) LAMP
3 1 (0.42%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.42%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.42%) Web Services
3 1 (0.42%) XML
3 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.72%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.18%) Driving Licence
3 9 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.93%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (2.93%) User Experience
6 5 (2.09%) Replication
7 4 (1.67%) AS400
7 4 (1.67%) Clustering
7 4 (1.67%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.26%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.84%) EPoS
9 2 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.84%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.42%) Handset
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 98 (41.00%) Windows
2 46 (19.25%) Windows Server
3 34 (14.23%) Linux
4 21 (8.79%) Windows 7
5 18 (7.53%) Windows 8
6 17 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (6.69%) Windows 10
8 14 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (5.02%) Unix
9 12 (5.02%) Windows Vista
10 6 (2.51%) AIX
10 6 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.51%) Solaris
11 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.42%) Android
12 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (19.67%) ITIL
2 23 (9.62%) Problem Management
3 21 (8.79%) Project Management
4 19 (7.95%) Presales
5 17 (7.11%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (7.11%) Data Security
5 17 (7.11%) Load Balancing
5 17 (7.11%) Validation
6 16 (6.69%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.86%) Information Security
8 13 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (5.44%) Data Privacy
8 13 (5.44%) Network Design
9 12 (5.02%) Data Analysis
10 10 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (4.18%) Mentoring
10 10 (4.18%) Resource Management
11 9 (3.77%) Process Improvement
12 8 (3.35%) Disk Encryption
12 8 (3.35%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.21%) C
2 15 (6.28%) SQL
3 13 (5.44%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.77%) VB
5 7 (2.93%) Perl
6 4 (1.67%) Java
7 3 (1.26%) PHP
8 2 (0.84%) Python
9 1 (0.42%) Ruby
9 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (45.19%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (26.36%) CCNP
3 56 (23.43%) CCNA
4 30 (12.55%) CCIE
5 21 (8.79%) Degree
5 21 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (7.53%) MCSE
7 17 (7.11%) CCDA
8 13 (5.44%) CISSP
8 13 (5.44%) MCP
9 11 (4.60%) Security Cleared
10 10 (4.18%) CCDP
11 9 (3.77%) MCSA
12 8 (3.35%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (2.93%) CCIP
14 4 (1.67%) CCA
14 4 (1.67%) CCSA
14 4 (1.67%) GCIA
14 4 (1.67%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (20.50%) SLA
2 8 (3.35%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 85 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 45 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (11.72%) Hyper-V
4 26 (10.88%) vSphere
5 16 (6.69%) XenDesktop
6 15 (6.28%) XenApp
7 7 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.26%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.84%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.84%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.42%) Firmware
10 1 (0.42%) Postfix
10 1 (0.42%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 28 (11.72%) Norton AntiVirus
2 23 (9.62%) SCOM
3 19 (7.95%) SCCM
4 11 (4.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (3.77%) Tivoli
6 8 (3.35%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (2.93%) WSUS
8 6 (2.51%) AirWatch
8 6 (2.51%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (2.51%) SCOrch
9 5 (2.09%) Backup Exec
10 4 (1.67%) EdgeSight
10 4 (1.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (1.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.42%) Cacti
Vendors
1 129 (53.97%) Cisco
2 67 (28.03%) Microsoft
3 57 (23.85%) VMware
4 42 (17.57%) HP
5 33 (13.81%) CheckPoint
5 33 (13.81%) Citrix
6 29 (12.13%) F5
7 28 (11.72%) Symantec
8 16 (6.69%) EMC
8 16 (6.69%) IBM
8 16 (6.69%) Palo Alto
9 14 (5.86%) Dell
9 14 (5.86%) Veeam
10 11 (4.60%) Fortinet
10 11 (4.60%) Huawei
10 11 (4.60%) Meraki
11 10 (4.18%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.77%) Brocade
13 8 (3.35%) Draytek
13 8 (3.35%) SonicWALL
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Volt
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
TDA Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Hereford
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago