The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 60 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.08% 0.33% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 1.89% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £18,500 £19,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -40.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.73%
VPN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
102 53 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 18.38% 17.49% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 91 48 25
Average salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,787 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,151 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

VPN
Salary Trend in Devon

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

VPN Salary Trend in Devon

VPN
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Devon region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 2 £22,500 -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) Terminal Services
4 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
4 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 8 (47.06%) Windows 8
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (41.18%) IIS
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
6 5 (29.41%) DNS
6 5 (29.41%) DHCP
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Vista
6 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
6 5 (29.41%) Time Management
6 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
6 5 (29.41%) Office 365
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (23.53%) Internet
8 3 (17.65%) Service Management
8 3 (17.65%) MPLS
8 3 (17.65%) OSPF
8 3 (17.65%) BGP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (41.18%) IIS
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 5 (29.41%) DHCP
4 4 (23.53%) Internet
5 3 (17.65%) MPLS
5 3 (17.65%) OSPF
5 3 (17.65%) BGP
5 3 (17.65%) RIP
5 3 (17.65%) xDSL
6 1 (5.88%) VoIP
6 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) IT Support
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) PC Support
4 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
4 3 (17.65%) PC Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Principal Architect
4 3 (17.65%) PC Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (11.76%) Field Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
5 2 (11.76%) Field Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 8
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Vista
4 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Time Management
1 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
2 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCP
1 2 (11.76%) MCSA
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) MCTS
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) IBM