Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 31 60
Rank change year-on-year -19 +29 +2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.41% 6.28% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.81% 29.13% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 31 6
Worcestershire median annual salary £26,500 £47,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.21% +137.50% -31.03%
10th Percentile £25,750 £37,500 £17,500
90th Percentile £40,500 £55,750 £59,375
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 111 103 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 22.33% 21.55% 20.46%
Number of salaries quoted 95 98 86
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% +3.85%
10th Percentile £23,700 £26,575 £22,250
90th Percentile £61,150 £51,250 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Worcestershire

VPN
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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Worcestershire

VPN
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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -7 7 £26,500 -44.21%
Kidderminster -12 2 £40,000 -
VPN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 5 (41.67%) Time Management
4 5 (41.67%) IPsec
4 5 (41.67%) Retail
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) French Language
4 5 (41.67%) German Language
4 5 (41.67%) SSL
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) SAN
4 5 (41.67%) DMZ
4 5 (41.67%) Data Encryption
5 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) VLAN
5 3 (25.00%) Polycom
5 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (25.00%) XenApp
5 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (25.00%) Skype
5 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF

VPN
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 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) DMZ
4 5 (41.67%) IPsec
4 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 5 (41.67%) SAN
4 5 (41.67%) SSL
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) RIP
5 3 (25.00%) Skype
5 3 (25.00%) VLAN
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) French Language
1 5 (41.67%) German Language
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Support Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Network Systems Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Data Encryption
1 5 (41.67%) Time Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
2 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
3 3 (25.00%) Polycom
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 2 (16.67%) WatchGuard
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam