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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 37 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.00% 4.93% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.87% 20.37% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 4
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £32,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
101 54 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 31.08% 24.22% 19.00%
Number of salaries quoted 100 48 31
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £36,150 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
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

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 16 January 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

VPN
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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Malvern - 7 £50,000 -
Worcester -13 6 £47,500 +18.01%
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 23 (79.31%) Firewall
3 19 (65.52%) CCNP
3 19 (65.52%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (62.07%) LAN
4 18 (62.07%) WAN
5 16 (55.17%) VoIP
5 16 (55.17%) Project Management
6 14 (48.28%) DHCP
7 13 (44.83%) CCIE
7 13 (44.83%) Load Balancing
7 13 (44.83%) F5
8 9 (31.03%) Risk Management
8 9 (31.03%) DNS
8 9 (31.03%) IPv4
9 8 (27.59%) CISSP
9 8 (27.59%) Information Security
9 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
9 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
10 7 (24.14%) Wireless
11 6 (20.69%) ICMP
11 6 (20.69%) GCIA
11 6 (20.69%) GCIH
11 6 (20.69%) IPv6
11 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
11 6 (20.69%) Windows
11 6 (20.69%) Linux
11 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
11 6 (20.69%) POP3

VPN
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:

Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) Firewall
2 18 (62.07%) LAN
2 18 (62.07%) WAN
3 16 (55.17%) VoIP
4 14 (48.28%) DHCP
5 9 (31.03%) DNS
5 9 (31.03%) IPv4
6 7 (24.14%) Wireless
7 6 (20.69%) FTP
7 6 (20.69%) HTTP
7 6 (20.69%) ICMP
7 6 (20.69%) IPv6
7 6 (20.69%) Network Security
7 6 (20.69%) POP3
7 6 (20.69%) SMTP
7 6 (20.69%) SNMP
8 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
8 3 (10.34%) MPLS
8 3 (10.34%) SSL
8 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Network Engineer
2 16 (55.17%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Security Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IP Architect
6 1 (3.45%) IP Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Cisco Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior IP Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.69%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Project Management
2 13 (44.83%) Load Balancing
3 9 (31.03%) Risk Management
4 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (27.59%) Information Security
4 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.69%) Malware Analysis
5 6 (20.69%) Network Architecture
5 6 (20.69%) Protective Monitoring
5 6 (20.69%) SIEM
6 5 (17.24%) Presales
6 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
7 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
8 3 (10.34%) Data Security
8 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
8 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.90%) ITIL
9 2 (6.90%) Security Management
9 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) CCNP
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (44.83%) CCIE
3 8 (27.59%) CISSP
4 6 (20.69%) GCIA
4 6 (20.69%) GCIH
4 6 (20.69%) SANS
5 2 (6.90%) CISM
5 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (20.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 13 (44.83%) F5
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) Draytek
4 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
4 3 (10.34%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Huawei
4 3 (10.34%) Meraki
4 3 (10.34%) NETGEAR