The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Brighton region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 92 73 49
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -24
Permanent jobs citing VPN 18 10 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.46% 1.26% 4.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 11.36% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 36
Average salary £32,500 £23,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.29% -55.23%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Communications & Networking Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
210 88 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 17.03% 11.08% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 193 83 93
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

VPN
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

VPN Salary Trend in Brighton

VPN
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Brighton

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) IIS
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) VLAN
3 7 (38.89%) Wireshark
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (38.89%) Firewall
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) DHCP
3 7 (38.89%) DNS
3 7 (38.89%) CCNP
4 6 (33.33%) CCNA
4 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (33.33%) FTP
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) PHP
4 6 (33.33%) MySQL
4 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (33.33%) VoIP
4 6 (33.33%) LAMP
4 6 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (33.33%) DSL
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (33.33%) SSH
4 6 (33.33%) Polycom
4 6 (33.33%) Postfix
4 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 6 (33.33%) OpenVPN
5 5 (27.78%) Time Management

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 (44.44%) IIS
2 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) VLAN
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) Wireshark
2 7 (38.89%) DHCP
2 7 (38.89%) DNS
3 6 (33.33%) FTP
3 6 (33.33%) VoIP
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (33.33%) SSH
3 6 (33.33%) OpenVPN
3 6 (33.33%) DSL
3 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (27.78%) NetScreen
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (27.78%) Internet
4 5 (27.78%) MPLS
4 5 (27.78%) OSPF
4 5 (27.78%) BGP
5 3 (16.67%) RIP
5 3 (16.67%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Systems Support
3 6 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Principal Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
1 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
1 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Time Management
2 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PHP
1 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CCNP
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNA
3 5 (27.78%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) HND
4 1 (5.56%) CCIP
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Postfix
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Citrix
3 6 (33.33%) Polycom
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 5 (27.78%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Informatica
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) ProCurve
6 1 (5.56%) F5