The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tamworth 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Staffordshire / Tamworth
Rank 19 25 23
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tamworth 8.11% 4.35% 5.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 66.67% 41.67% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 5
Median salary £20,000 £26,250 £19,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% +34.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 Tamworth with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Tamworth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 9 12 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tamworth 12.16% 10.43% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 6
Median salary £20,000 £26,250 £28,550
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% -8.05%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Tamworth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tamworth 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 Tamworth

VPN
Salary Trend in Tamworth

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

Salary trend for VPN in Tamworth

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tamworth

For the 6 months to 26 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 Tamworth region with a requirement for VPN.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Blackberry
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 9 (81.82%) Service Delivery
3 9 (81.82%) SLA
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) MCSA
5 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) MCP
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Tamworth 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 8 (72.73%) Service Analyst
2 8 (72.73%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) ITSM
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft