The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 34 45 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 36 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.24% 4.93% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.47% 14.75% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 36 4
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £50,000 £54,450
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
VPN
Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 244 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 21.41% 33.42% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 70 216 127
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

VPN
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

VPN Salary Trend in Basingstoke

VPN
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 31 (81.58%) WAN
2 25 (65.79%) LAN
3 24 (63.16%) Cisco
3 24 (63.16%) Firewall
4 23 (60.53%) VMware
5 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (47.37%) Windows
7 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
8 15 (39.47%) SAN
9 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
10 13 (34.21%) Hyper-V
10 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
11 12 (31.58%) Citrix
12 10 (26.32%) WLAN
12 10 (26.32%) Juniper
12 10 (26.32%) CCNP
12 10 (26.32%) Linux
12 10 (26.32%) Network Security
13 9 (23.68%) VoIP
13 9 (23.68%) MS Visio
13 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
14 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
14 8 (21.05%) ITIL
14 8 (21.05%) MPLS
14 8 (21.05%) OSPF
14 8 (21.05%) BGP
15 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
15 7 (18.42%) CCDP
15 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Visio
2 7 (18.42%) MS Office
3 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 31 (81.58%) WAN
2 25 (65.79%) LAN
3 24 (63.16%) Firewall
4 15 (39.47%) SAN
5 10 (26.32%) WLAN
5 10 (26.32%) Network Security
6 9 (23.68%) VoIP
6 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
7 8 (21.05%) MPLS
7 8 (21.05%) OSPF
7 8 (21.05%) BGP
8 7 (18.42%) DNS
9 6 (15.79%) SSL
9 6 (15.79%) Ethernet
9 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (13.16%) Internet
10 5 (13.16%) RIP
11 4 (10.53%) DHCP
11 4 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (7.89%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (34.21%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Technical Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Team Leader
2 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 6 (15.79%) Design Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Design Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Designer
5 4 (10.53%) IT Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Network Designer
5 4 (10.53%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Team Leader
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Voice Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.63%) IT Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.89%) IVR
3 3 (7.89%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.63%) iPad
5 1 (2.63%) IPTV
5 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Linux
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.53%) Debian
5 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
2 7 (18.42%) Software Licensing
3 5 (13.16%) Validation
3 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (10.53%) Network Design
4 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.89%) Product Management
6 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.26%) Network Planning
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (2.63%) Service Management
7 1 (2.63%) Process Management
7 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.63%) Workflow
7 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.63%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
1 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (26.32%) CCNP
3 7 (18.42%) CCDP
4 6 (15.79%) CCDA
5 5 (13.16%) JNCIA
5 5 (13.16%) JNCIP
6 4 (10.53%) CCNA
7 3 (7.89%) CCIE
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (7.89%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (7.89%) CCDE
7 3 (7.89%) CCSE
7 3 (7.89%) OSCP
8 1 (2.63%) DCSE
8 1 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.63%) MCITP
8 1 (2.63%) Degree
8 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 13 (34.21%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.16%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (7.89%) vMotion
2 2 (5.26%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Cisco
2 23 (60.53%) VMware
3 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 12 (31.58%) Citrix
5 10 (26.32%) Juniper
6 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.89%) BT
7 3 (7.89%) F5
7 3 (7.89%) HP
7 3 (7.89%) Dell
8 2 (5.26%) EMC
8 2 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (2.63%) Software AG
9 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.63%) webMethods
9 1 (2.63%) Symantec
9 1 (2.63%) Remedy