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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 35 49 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 25 33 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.49% 4.30% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.32% 14.16% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 3
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
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
95 233 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.88% 30.34% 33.23%
Number of salaries quoted 72 201 149
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 29 July 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (72.09%) Cisco
2 30 (69.77%) WAN
3 26 (60.47%) LAN
3 26 (60.47%) Firewall
4 20 (46.51%) Windows
5 19 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (44.19%) VMware
5 19 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (41.86%) SAN
7 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
7 16 (37.21%) CCNP
8 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
9 12 (27.91%) Citrix
9 12 (27.91%) Juniper
9 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
10 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
11 10 (23.26%) CCDP
11 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
11 10 (23.26%) WLAN
11 10 (23.26%) Linux
12 9 (20.93%) VoIP
12 9 (20.93%) ITIL
12 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
12 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (18.60%) Network Security
13 8 (18.60%) BGP
13 8 (18.60%) MPLS
14 7 (16.28%) OSPF
14 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
14 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
2 6 (13.95%) MS Office
3 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 30 (69.77%) WAN
2 26 (60.47%) LAN
2 26 (60.47%) Firewall
3 18 (41.86%) SAN
4 10 (23.26%) WLAN
4 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
5 9 (20.93%) VoIP
5 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (18.60%) MPLS
6 8 (18.60%) BGP
6 8 (18.60%) Network Security
7 7 (16.28%) OSPF
7 7 (16.28%) Ethernet
8 6 (13.95%) Wireless
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (11.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (11.63%) IPv6
10 4 (9.30%) SSL
10 4 (9.30%) BIG-IP
10 4 (9.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Electronics
3 4 (9.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (16.28%) Team Leader
1 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 6 (13.95%) Designer
2 6 (13.95%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Network Designer
3 5 (11.63%) Design Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) IT Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Design Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IP Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) IPTV
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) PKI
4 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) EqualLogic
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.30%) Debian
5 4 (9.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) ITIL
1 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
2 5 (11.63%) Validation
2 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
2 5 (11.63%) Network Design
2 5 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (9.30%) Software Licensing
3 4 (9.30%) Workflow
4 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.98%) Product Management
4 3 (6.98%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.65%) Network Planning
5 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.65%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Migration
5 2 (4.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (37.21%) CCNP
3 10 (23.26%) CCDP
4 6 (13.95%) Degree
5 5 (11.63%) CCSE
5 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (9.30%) CCNA
6 4 (9.30%) CCDA
7 3 (6.98%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (6.98%) JNCIA
7 3 (6.98%) CCIE
7 3 (6.98%) CCDE
7 3 (6.98%) OSCP
7 3 (6.98%) JNCIP
7 3 (6.98%) MCITP
8 2 (4.65%) JNCIS
8 2 (4.65%) CCSA
8 2 (4.65%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
3 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) vMotion
2 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Cisco
2 19 (44.19%) VMware
3 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.91%) Citrix
4 12 (27.91%) Juniper
5 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.30%) webMethods
6 4 (9.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 4 (9.30%) Software AG
6 4 (9.30%) F5
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle
7 3 (6.98%) IBM
7 3 (6.98%) Sony
7 3 (6.98%) BT
8 2 (4.65%) HP
8 2 (4.65%) Dell
8 2 (4.65%) EMC
9 1 (2.33%) Riverbed