The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 20 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 1.30% 1.98% 5.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 11.11% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
VPN
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 9.09% 17.82% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 21
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £37,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

VPN
Salary Trend in Basildon

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

VPN Salary Trend in Basildon

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 5 (55.56%) MPLS
4 5 (55.56%) SAN
4 5 (55.56%) CCNP
4 5 (55.56%) CCDA
4 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
4 5 (55.56%) F5
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (44.44%) Multicast
5 4 (44.44%) FWSM
5 4 (44.44%) VLAN
5 4 (44.44%) CCSP
5 4 (44.44%) OSPF
5 4 (44.44%) BGP
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
7 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
7 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) VCP5

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 4 (44.44%) FWSM
4 4 (44.44%) Multicast
4 4 (44.44%) OSPF
4 4 (44.44%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) LDAP
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
2 5 (55.56%) CCDA
3 4 (44.44%) CCSP
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 2 (22.22%) CCA
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (22.22%) VCP5
5 1 (11.11%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix