Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 83 88
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.56% 0.80% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.50% 6.15% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 16
Staffordshire median annual salary £43,250 £22,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +92.22% -50.00% +57.62%
10th Percentile £40,025 £19,000 £22,875
90th Percentile £47,075 £27,700 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £35,625 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.70% -16.18% +30.77%

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 111 130 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 12.40% 13.00% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 75 102 134
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -3.82% -24.72%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,138 £23,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 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 +19 4 £41,500 +66.00%
Stoke-on-Trent +5 1 £45,000 +68.22%
VPN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) BT
3 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) SSH
3 3 (60.00%) Squid
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (60.00%) Private Cloud
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre

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 3 (60.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) SSH
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Security Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Unix Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (60.00%) Fintech
1 3 (60.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Expense Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Squid
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (60.00%) BT
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft