Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 76 77
Rank change year-on-year -14 +1 +7
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.43% 2.73% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 18.29% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 25
Staffordshire median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £28,550
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +22.59% -17.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £20,450 £22,525
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £34,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +23.08%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 125 175 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.82% 14.92% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 105 147 151
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.29% -7.89% +20.63%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £65,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Staffordshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for VPN in Staffordshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Staffordshire

VPN
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
Burton-upon-Trent +1 2 £27,500 -23.61% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +6 1 £27,500 -21.43%
Stafford - 1 - -
VPN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Case Management
3 2 (40.00%) Contract Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Linux

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) SSH
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) Case Management
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Contract Management
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Expense Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (20.00%) Squid
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Packer
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft