The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 38 39
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 0.70% 1.04% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 11.76% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £26,000 £24,250 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.21% +7.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 21 17 36
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 14.69% 8.81% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 34
Median salary £28,000 £25,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +2.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £50,750 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Stoke-on-Trent

VPN
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for VPN in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for VPN.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ICT Support
1 1 (100.00%) ICT Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) ICT Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) VMware