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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 68 49 33
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.44% 1.75% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% 13.16% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £23,500 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.23% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £52,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.89%
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Dorset

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 9.96% 13.29% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 42 31 26
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £40,000 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

VPN Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Management
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) NAS
3 4 (66.67%) tcpdump
3 4 (66.67%) Samba
3 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (66.67%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) Capacity Management
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) J2EE
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) HND
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) MQSeries

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Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 4 (66.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
3 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) NAS
3 4 (66.67%) tcpdump
3 4 (66.67%) LDAP
3 4 (66.67%) FTP
3 4 (66.67%) HTTP
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) HTTPS
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) DMZ
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) BCP
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Password Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) HND
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Samba
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft