Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 87 83
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.80% 1.52% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.20% 13.33% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 27
Staffordshire median annual salary £22,500 £45,000 £28,550
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +57.62% +5.74%
10th Percentile £19,000 £22,875 £18,450
90th Percentile £27,700 £67,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,625 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -16.18% +30.77% +8.33%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 129 150 228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 12.90% 11.43% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 101 134 202
Staffordshire median annual salary £31,000 £32,750 £43,503
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.34% -24.72% +33.86%
10th Percentile £21,125 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £65,000 £78,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%

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
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 22 July 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
Tamworth +8 4 £20,000 -28.89%
Stoke-on-Trent +16 2 £26,750 +13.83%
Stafford - 1 £25,000 -
VPN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) SLA
4 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco
5 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (50.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) Android
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (25.00%) VLAN
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
7 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (12.50%) DevOps
7 1 (12.50%) Kibana
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 10

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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) VLAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) ICT Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) ICT Technician
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Fintech
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) HND
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle