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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 27 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.39% - 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% - 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -2.73%
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
24 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 16.67% 13.37% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 14
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,753 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) EqualLogic
2 2 (66.67%) FCoE
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics

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Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) FCoE
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EqualLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds