The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 27 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.10% - 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% - 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £47,500 - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
VPN
Essex

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

Communications & Networking Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 31.47% 15.86% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 44 19 6
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

VPN
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

VPN Salary Trend in Colchester

VPN
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Colchester

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) FirePass
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (40.00%) FCoE
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCDP
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (40.00%) FirePass
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) FCoE
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCDP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) EMC
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (40.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Kaspersky