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 15 April 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 39 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.92% - 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% - 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £17,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 31 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 14.68% 13.72% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 33
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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West Midlands

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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

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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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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 15 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Worcester - 2 £40,000 -
Evesham - 1 £40,000 -
Kidderminster - 1 £40,000 -
Redditch - 1 £40,000 -
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West Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) MPLS
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (53.33%) Degree
4 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
4 8 (53.33%) Linux
4 8 (53.33%) VoIP
5 7 (46.67%) CCNA
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (46.67%) Firewall
6 6 (40.00%) SAN
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) WAN
8 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
8 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 4 (26.67%) LAN
8 4 (26.67%) PHP
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) VB
8 4 (26.67%) .NET
8 4 (26.67%) C#
8 4 (26.67%) C++
8 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
8 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
8 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (26.67%) Information Security

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Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) MPLS
2 8 (53.33%) VoIP
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) VLAN
6 3 (20.00%) OSPF
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) SMTP
7 2 (13.33%) DHCP
7 2 (13.33%) HTTP
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 2 (13.33%) BGP
7 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (13.33%) Network Security
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
8 1 (6.67%) SSL
8 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Development Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Support
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Development Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Information Security
1 4 (26.67%) Business Development
1 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (26.67%) Network Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PHP
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
1 4 (26.67%) VB
1 4 (26.67%) C#
1 4 (26.67%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) CCNA
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) Postfix
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Motorola
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard