The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 85 93 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.24% 1.59% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 8.73% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 5
Average salary £23,000 £32,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.23% +20.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,947 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -1.47%
VPN
East Sussex

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

Communications & Networking Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 229 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 12.11% 18.22% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 96 210 92
Average salary £35,000 £31,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.23% -0.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) MySQL
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) HTTP
1 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) SMTP
3 6 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (60.00%) Maven
3 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 6 (60.00%) VLAN
3 6 (60.00%) Xen
3 6 (60.00%) IMAP
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (60.00%) KVM
3 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 6 (60.00%) OSPF
3 6 (60.00%) BGP
3 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) Perl
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (50.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (50.00%) Puppet
4 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 5 (50.00%) Subversion

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) HTTP
1 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) OSPF
2 6 (60.00%) BGP
2 6 (60.00%) VLAN
2 6 (60.00%) IMAP
2 6 (60.00%) SMTP
3 5 (50.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (30.00%) SSH
6 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (10.00%) MPLS
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 6 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Maven
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) iSeries
2 1 (10.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) Perl
1 6 (60.00%) Python
1 6 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Xen
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (60.00%) KVM
2 4 (40.00%) Ceph
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) Icinga
2 4 (40.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya