The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 26 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 21 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.02% 1.99% 6.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.18% 12.12% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 4
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -21.25%
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 Worcestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 33 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 20.99% 16.42% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 51 26 34
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

VPN
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

VPN Salary Trend in Worcestershire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

VPN
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Redditch +1 10 £42,500 +36.00% 1
Worcester - 9 £45,000 - 1
Bromsgrove - 1 £24,000 -
Droitwich - 1 £42,500 -
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 21 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 18 (75.00%) CCNP
3 17 (70.83%) Firewall
4 15 (62.50%) CCNA
5 14 (58.33%) OSPF
5 14 (58.33%) BGP
6 13 (54.17%) Juniper
6 13 (54.17%) LAN
6 13 (54.17%) VoIP
6 13 (54.17%) WAN
6 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
6 13 (54.17%) Wireless
7 12 (50.00%) SSL
7 12 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 12 (50.00%) Presales
8 11 (45.83%) Cisco Wireless
8 11 (45.83%) MPLS
8 11 (45.83%) EIGRP
9 10 (41.67%) RIP
9 10 (41.67%) IPsec
9 10 (41.67%) VPLS
9 10 (41.67%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (41.67%) iSCSI
9 10 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (41.67%) Multicast
9 10 (41.67%) Spanning Tree
9 10 (41.67%) FCoE
9 10 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (29.17%) VMware

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) Firewall
2 14 (58.33%) BGP
2 14 (58.33%) OSPF
3 13 (54.17%) LAN
3 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
3 13 (54.17%) VoIP
3 13 (54.17%) WAN
3 13 (54.17%) Wireless
4 12 (50.00%) SSL
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco Wireless
5 11 (45.83%) EIGRP
5 11 (45.83%) MPLS
6 10 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (41.67%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (41.67%) FCoE
6 10 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (41.67%) iSCSI
6 10 (41.67%) Multicast
6 10 (41.67%) RIP
6 10 (41.67%) Spanning Tree
General
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Consultant
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 10 (41.67%) Consultant
1 10 (41.67%) Network Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Collaboration Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Presales
2 4 (16.67%) Network Management
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (75.00%) CCNP
3 15 (62.50%) CCNA
4 5 (20.83%) CCDA
5 4 (16.67%) CCIE
6 3 (12.50%) CCDP
7 2 (8.33%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) Juniper
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 3 (12.50%) Sourcefire
6 2 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (8.33%) EMC
6 2 (8.33%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) AirMagnet
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec
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