The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 20 42
Rank change year-on-year -27 +22  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 27 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 3.37% 7.96% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 41.54% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 2
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +30.76%  
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 76 65 48
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 21.35% 19.17% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 74 58 38
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.58% +41.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

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Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for VPN in Worcestershire

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Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Worcestershire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Worcestershire

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Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -12 9 £47,500 +18.01%
Redditch -18 2 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Kidderminster - 1 - -
VPN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 20 (74.07%) Cisco
1 20 (74.07%) CCNP
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (70.37%) WAN
2 19 (70.37%) LAN
3 18 (66.67%) Firewall
4 14 (51.85%) CCIE
4 14 (51.85%) Project Management
4 14 (51.85%) VoIP
4 14 (51.85%) Load Balancing
4 14 (51.85%) F5
5 11 (40.74%) Management Information System
6 10 (37.04%) CISSP
6 10 (37.04%) Information Security
7 9 (33.33%) Windows
8 8 (29.63%) DNS
8 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
8 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
8 8 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
9 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
9 7 (25.93%) DHCP
10 6 (22.22%) FTP
10 6 (22.22%) HTTP
10 6 (22.22%) SNMP
10 6 (22.22%) Linux
10 6 (22.22%) IPv4
10 6 (22.22%) IPv6
10 6 (22.22%) POP3
10 6 (22.22%) SMTP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) LAN
1 19 (70.37%) WAN
2 18 (66.67%) Firewall
3 14 (51.85%) VoIP
4 8 (29.63%) DNS
5 7 (25.93%) DHCP
6 6 (22.22%) FTP
6 6 (22.22%) HTTP
6 6 (22.22%) ICMP
6 6 (22.22%) IPv4
6 6 (22.22%) IPv6
6 6 (22.22%) Network Security
6 6 (22.22%) POP3
6 6 (22.22%) SMTP
6 6 (22.22%) SNMP
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
7 1 (3.70%) Intranet
7 1 (3.70%) RFID
7 1 (3.70%) Skype
7 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Network Engineer
1 14 (51.85%) Senior Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Management Information System
2 6 (22.22%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Load Balancing
1 14 (51.85%) Project Management
2 10 (37.04%) Information Security
3 8 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (29.63%) Mentoring
3 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
4 6 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
4 6 (22.22%) Network Architecture
4 6 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
4 6 (22.22%) SIEM
5 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
5 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (7.41%) IT Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Presales
6 2 (7.41%) Security Management
6 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) CCNP
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (51.85%) CCIE
3 10 (37.04%) CISSP
4 6 (22.22%) GCIA
4 6 (22.22%) GCIH
4 6 (22.22%) SANS
5 2 (7.41%) CISM
5 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (22.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) F5
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago