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

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Shropshire / Telford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 31 21
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Telford 7.65% 3.49% 5.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.46% 15.28% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 7
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +54.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  

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 Telford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Telford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 39 72 34
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Telford 19.90% 22.86% 25.76%
Number of salaries quoted 26 62 28
Median salary £55,000 £33,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.17% +21.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,713 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Telford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Telford 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 Telford

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Salary Trend in Telford

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

Salary trend for VPN in Telford

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Salary Histogram in Telford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Telford over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Telford

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

1 23 (100.00%) WAN
2 22 (95.65%) Firewall
3 18 (78.26%) Data Centre
4 14 (60.87%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (60.87%) Network Design
5 12 (52.17%) DHCP
5 12 (52.17%) DNS
5 12 (52.17%) Cisco
5 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (47.83%) IPv4
6 11 (47.83%) IPv6
6 11 (47.83%) OSPF
6 11 (47.83%) BGP
6 11 (47.83%) Wireless
6 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (43.48%) Network Architecture
7 10 (43.48%) Project Management
7 10 (43.48%) Oracle
8 9 (39.13%) Windows
8 9 (39.13%) VMware
8 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
9 8 (34.78%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (34.78%) ProCurve
9 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
9 8 (34.78%) SolarWinds
9 8 (34.78%) Brocade
9 8 (34.78%) IP Telephony

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Telford 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 4 (17.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) IaaS
2 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 4 (17.39%) PaaS
2 4 (17.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) WAN
2 22 (95.65%) Firewall
3 12 (52.17%) DHCP
3 12 (52.17%) DNS
4 11 (47.83%) BGP
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (47.83%) IPv4
4 11 (47.83%) IPv6
4 11 (47.83%) OSPF
4 11 (47.83%) Wireless
5 8 (34.78%) IP Telephony
5 8 (34.78%) MPLS
5 8 (34.78%) VPLS
6 7 (30.43%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (30.43%) NX-OS
6 7 (30.43%) SNMP
6 7 (30.43%) VLAN
7 4 (17.39%) ICMP
7 4 (17.39%) Multicast
7 4 (17.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Architect
2 10 (43.48%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Design Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support
4 3 (13.04%) Network Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (8.70%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) JSON
1 4 (17.39%) WAP
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) Data Centre
2 14 (60.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
1 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 7 (30.43%) VyOS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (60.87%) Network Design
2 10 (43.48%) Network Architecture
2 10 (43.48%) Project Management
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 8 (34.78%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
5 4 (17.39%) Project Governance
5 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
5 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
5 4 (17.39%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (17.39%) Workflow
6 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCNA
2 8 (34.78%) CCNP
3 6 (26.09%) CCDA
3 6 (26.09%) CCDP
3 6 (26.09%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) CCIE
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) pfSense
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Nagios
2 4 (17.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 8 (34.78%) Brocade
4 8 (34.78%) ProCurve
4 8 (34.78%) SolarWinds
5 7 (30.43%) Aruba
5 7 (30.43%) SonicWALL
5 7 (30.43%) Ubiquiti
6 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
6 4 (17.39%) Fortinet
6 4 (17.39%) McAfee
6 4 (17.39%) Nokia
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft