The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 10 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 5.46% - 6.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% - 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 13
Median salary £35,000 - £30,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.37% +6.66%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 50 20 67
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 27.32% 9.35% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 20 60
Median salary £35,000 £33,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.47% +9.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Shropshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for VPN in Shropshire

VPN
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Telford - 8 £35,000 -
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 11 (100.00%) DNS
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) DHCP
1 11 (100.00%) Nagios
1 11 (100.00%) MPLS
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 11 (100.00%) Brocade
1 11 (100.00%) VPLS
1 11 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 11 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 11 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 11 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 11 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) Ubiquiti
2 7 (63.64%) VyOS
2 7 (63.64%) NX-OS
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (63.64%) Aruba
2 7 (63.64%) Unified Communications
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (63.64%) SonicWALL
2 7 (63.64%) VLAN
2 7 (63.64%) Wireless

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) DHCP
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 11 (100.00%) MPLS
1 11 (100.00%) VPLS
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) BGP
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (63.64%) IPv4
2 7 (63.64%) IPv6
2 7 (63.64%) NX-OS
2 7 (63.64%) OSPF
2 7 (63.64%) SNMP
2 7 (63.64%) Unified Communications
2 7 (63.64%) VLAN
2 7 (63.64%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Brocade
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 11 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Aruba
2 7 (63.64%) SonicWALL
2 7 (63.64%) Ubiquiti