The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 26 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 17 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 6.27% 0.98% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.53% 7.89% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 1
Median salary £47,500 £20,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+137.50% -33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
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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
43 38 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 15.87% 12.42% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 43 37 41
Median salary £40,000 £36,097 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.81% +20.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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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

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Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

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Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Worcester - 12 £47,500 - 1
Redditch +16 3 £40,000 +100.00%
Malvern - 2 £40,000 -
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West Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 34 (87.18%) Firewall
2 33 (84.62%) Cisco
3 32 (82.05%) WAN
3 32 (82.05%) LAN
4 31 (79.49%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (71.79%) CCNP
6 23 (58.97%) VoIP
7 20 (51.28%) TCP/IP
8 16 (41.03%) Data Centre
9 15 (38.46%) BGP
9 15 (38.46%) Juniper
9 15 (38.46%) OSPF
10 14 (35.90%) Wireless
10 14 (35.90%) CCNA
10 14 (35.90%) Cisco Wireless
10 14 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (33.33%) CCIE
12 12 (30.77%) MPLS
12 12 (30.77%) EIGRP
12 12 (30.77%) Project Management
12 12 (30.77%) IPsec
12 12 (30.77%) SSL
12 12 (30.77%) RIP
12 12 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
12 12 (30.77%) iSCSI
12 12 (30.77%) VPLS
12 12 (30.77%) Load Balancing
12 12 (30.77%) FCoE
12 12 (30.77%) Fibre Channel
12 12 (30.77%) F5

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Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 34 (87.18%) Firewall
2 32 (82.05%) LAN
2 32 (82.05%) WAN
3 23 (58.97%) VoIP
4 20 (51.28%) TCP/IP
5 15 (38.46%) BGP
5 15 (38.46%) OSPF
6 14 (35.90%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (35.90%) Cisco Wireless
6 14 (35.90%) Wireless
7 12 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
7 12 (30.77%) EIGRP
7 12 (30.77%) FCoE
7 12 (30.77%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (30.77%) IPsec
7 12 (30.77%) iSCSI
7 12 (30.77%) MPLS
7 12 (30.77%) Multicast
7 12 (30.77%) Spanning Tree
7 12 (30.77%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Network Engineer
2 15 (38.46%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (30.77%) Cisco Consultant
3 12 (30.77%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 12 (30.77%) Consultant
3 12 (30.77%) Network Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) IT Support
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Switch Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.56%) Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Load Balancing
1 12 (30.77%) Presales
1 12 (30.77%) Project Management
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 2 (5.13%) CRM
3 2 (5.13%) System Testing
4 1 (2.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) C#
2 2 (5.13%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (79.49%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (71.79%) CCNP
3 14 (35.90%) CCNA
4 13 (33.33%) CCIE
5 2 (5.13%) JNCIP
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Nagios
2 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (84.62%) Cisco
2 15 (38.46%) Juniper
3 12 (30.77%) F5
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 8 (20.51%) VMware
6 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.69%) Veeam
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) WatchGuard
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