Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 52 35
Rank change year-on-year +2 -17 +1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 17 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 3.76% 2.11% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.35% 12.12% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 10
Shropshire median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +36.00% +2.46%
10th Percentile £53,625 £26,375 £16,000
90th Percentile £70,606 £43,750 £43,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 104 99 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 23.01% 17.40% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 73 87 44
Shropshire median annual salary £41,628 £38,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.12% +20.31% -8.57%
10th Percentile £24,150 £22,750 £18,600
90th Percentile £56,375 £47,500 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

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
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Shropshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -5 16 £55,000 +29.41%
VPN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 16 (94.12%) Firewall
3 15 (88.24%) Network Design
3 15 (88.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (88.24%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (82.35%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (58.82%) Network Architecture
6 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
6 10 (58.82%) Oracle
6 10 (58.82%) Project Management
7 7 (41.18%) CCNP
8 6 (35.29%) CCNA
8 6 (35.29%) CCDA
8 6 (35.29%) CCDP
8 6 (35.29%) ITIL
8 6 (35.29%) Cisco
8 6 (35.29%) Degree
8 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (35.29%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (29.41%) Office 365
9 5 (29.41%) SaaS
9 5 (29.41%) PaaS
9 5 (29.41%) IaaS
9 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (29.41%) JSON
9 5 (29.41%) DNS
9 5 (29.41%) WAP

VPN
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (88.24%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) IaaS
2 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) PaaS
2 5 (29.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 16 (94.12%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (29.41%) DHCP
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) BGP
4 4 (23.53%) ICMP
4 4 (23.53%) IPv4
4 4 (23.53%) IPv6
4 4 (23.53%) Multicast
4 4 (23.53%) OSPF
4 4 (23.53%) SSL
4 4 (23.53%) Wireless
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (5.88%) DWDM
7 1 (5.88%) MPLS
7 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Architect
1 11 (64.71%) Cloud Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Design Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support
4 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (11.76%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) JSON
1 5 (29.41%) WAP
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (23.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Network Design
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Network Architecture
3 10 (58.82%) Project Management
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
5 4 (23.53%) Project Governance
5 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
5 4 (23.53%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (23.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) CCDA
3 6 (35.29%) CCDP
3 6 (35.29%) CCNA
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) CCIE
5 1 (5.88%) CCSA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
3 5 (29.41%) Nokia
4 4 (23.53%) Fortinet
4 4 (23.53%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) VMware