The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Worcestershire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 43 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.39% 0.40% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 2.27% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 44 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 16.02% 17.74% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 39
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
West Midlands

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
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 22 July 2014. 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 £30,000 -
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) X.21
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) PPP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) Netcool
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) X.21
3 1 (33.33%) PPP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco