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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 14 20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon - 3.23% 5.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 50.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £29,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -38.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
25 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 27.47% 6.45% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 8
Average salary £25,500 £29,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.55% -38.54%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) BT
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) CCSP
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) FWSM

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Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) FWSM
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCDA
2 1 (33.33%) CCSP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) BT
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper