The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 21 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.05% 5.50% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 40.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £32,500 £26,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 Wolverhampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 26.32% 13.76% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 6
Average salary £37,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.54% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,105 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

VPN
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

VPN Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (33.33%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) Sophos
2 1 (33.33%) VMware