The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 34 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.05% 1.12% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 14.29% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Average salary £20,500 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.75% +26.98%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 14 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 14.66% 7.82% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 31
Average salary £27,000 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.00% +58.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £40,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) LANDesk