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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 88 81 87
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.62% 0.73% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 6.45% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% +86.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £24,000 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,600 £25,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
152 93 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 15.70% 11.34% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 136 77 116
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 November 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Brighton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
2 15 (68.18%) VLAN
3 14 (63.64%) Wireshark
3 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
3 14 (63.64%) VoIP
3 14 (63.64%) DHCP
3 14 (63.64%) DNS
3 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 13 (59.09%) Citrix
4 13 (59.09%) FTP
4 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
4 13 (59.09%) PHP
4 13 (59.09%) MySQL
4 13 (59.09%) IIS
4 13 (59.09%) DSL
4 13 (59.09%) SSH
4 13 (59.09%) LAMP
4 13 (59.09%) Polycom
4 13 (59.09%) Cisco IOS
4 13 (59.09%) Postfix
4 13 (59.09%) OpenVPN
4 13 (59.09%) Bash Shell
5 12 (54.55%) Internet
6 8 (36.36%) Firewall
6 8 (36.36%) CCNP
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (27.27%) CCIE

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 13 (59.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) VLAN
2 14 (63.64%) Wireshark
2 14 (63.64%) VoIP
2 14 (63.64%) DHCP
2 14 (63.64%) DNS
3 13 (59.09%) FTP
3 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
3 13 (59.09%) Cisco IOS
3 13 (59.09%) OpenVPN
3 13 (59.09%) SSH
3 13 (59.09%) DSL
4 12 (54.55%) Internet
5 8 (36.36%) Firewall
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (13.64%) NetScreen
7 3 (13.64%) MPLS
8 2 (9.09%) OSPF
8 2 (9.09%) BGP
8 2 (9.09%) WAN
8 2 (9.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Systems Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Systems Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Systems Support
2 13 (59.09%) Support Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Support Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Systems Support Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Systems Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) IT Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) CESG
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Social Media
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Time Management
2 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) PHP
1 13 (59.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CCNP
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCIE
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) CCDP
4 2 (9.09%) CISSP
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) HND
5 1 (4.55%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Postfix
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
3 1 (4.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
3 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 13 (59.09%) Citrix
4 13 (59.09%) Polycom
5 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
6 4 (18.18%) Juniper
7 2 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
7 2 (9.09%) F5
8 1 (4.55%) ProCurve
8 1 (4.55%) NetApp
8 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint