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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 31 53
Rank change year-on-year -10 +22  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 3.32% 5.86% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.43% 39.58% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 1
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +46.15%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year -1.84% +4.48%  

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 67 48 30
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 24.72% 14.81% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 59 48 27
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +33.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £50,000
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 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +6 5 £41,250 -13.15% 1
Redditch -8 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Evesham - 1 £47,500 -
VPN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 15 (75.00%) WAN
2 13 (65.00%) LAN
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) CCNP
4 9 (45.00%) CCIE
4 9 (45.00%) VoIP
4 9 (45.00%) Project Management
4 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
4 9 (45.00%) F5
5 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) Information Security
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) CISSP
8 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (20.00%) Change Management
9 4 (20.00%) DNS
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
9 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
10 3 (15.00%) DHCP
11 2 (10.00%) Symantec
11 2 (10.00%) Retail

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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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.00%) Acrobat
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) WAN
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 13 (65.00%) LAN
3 9 (45.00%) VoIP
4 4 (20.00%) DNS
5 3 (15.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) FTP
6 1 (5.00%) HTTP
6 1 (5.00%) ICMP
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) Intranet
6 1 (5.00%) IPv4
6 1 (5.00%) IPv6
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (5.00%) Skype
6 1 (5.00%) SNMP
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
1 9 (45.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Blog
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (45.00%) Project Management
2 7 (35.00%) Information Security
3 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Case Management
6 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) Hardware Maintenance
6 1 (5.00%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CCNP
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) CCIE
3 5 (25.00%) CISSP
4 1 (5.00%) GCIA
4 1 (5.00%) GCIH
4 1 (5.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (5.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) F5
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
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