Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 94 79
Rank change year-on-year +16 -15 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 3 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.37% 0.28% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.83% 2.29% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 28
Staffordshire median annual salary £43,250 £26,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.21% -24.29% +22.59%
10th Percentile £40,025 £25,150 £22,750
90th Percentile £47,075 £28,450 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year +15.38% +0.65% +3.33%

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 106 131 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.14% 12.44% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 77 108 151
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -10.26%
10th Percentile £23,771 £21,125 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +7.79% -1.28% +2.63%

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
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 19 October 2018. 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
Stafford +24 1 £41,500 +66.00%
Stoke-on-Trent 0 1 £45,000 +63.64% 1
VPN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Zscaler
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) Telepresence
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Telepresence
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Zscaler