The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 60 51 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 7 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 0.25% 1.95% 6.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 10.14% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 38
Average salary - £72,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +70.58%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.89%
VPN
West 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 Crawley region.

Communications & Networking Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
115 69 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 29.04% 19.22% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 101 60 137
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

VPN
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

VPN Salary Trend in Crawley

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 4 (57.14%) 3G
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) Electronics
3 4 (57.14%) Military
3 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
3 4 (57.14%) Smartphone
3 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Cacti
5 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (28.57%) HSRP
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) Nagios
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
5 2 (28.57%) VPLS
5 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) IPsec
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) 3G
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) HSRP
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) VPLS
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) VRRP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 4 (57.14%) Electronics
1 4 (57.14%) Military
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) Smartphone
1 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cacti
1 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
1 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper