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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 48 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 10 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 2.74% 2.31% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.51% 11.86% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 3
Average salary £32,500 £22,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.72% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,400 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £68,500 £26,200
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £33,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -9.58%
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
74 59 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 20.27% 19.47% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 53 55 31
Average salary £33,000 £39,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.45% +43.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £67,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015. 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 +8 4 £33,000 +83.33%
Exeter -12 3 £23,750 +7.95% 1
Okehampton - 1 - -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (50.00%) LAN
5 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (50.00%) Citrix
6 5 (35.71%) DNS
6 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
7 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 4 (28.57%) Back Office
7 4 (28.57%) Handset
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) Clustering
7 4 (28.57%) Project Management
7 4 (28.57%) Fat Client
7 4 (28.57%) DHCP
7 4 (28.57%) SLA
7 4 (28.57%) Thin Client
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
8 3 (21.43%) XenApp

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (7.14%) Apache
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
6 3 (21.43%) WLAN
6 3 (21.43%) SSL
6 3 (21.43%) FTP
6 3 (21.43%) ADSL
6 3 (21.43%) SMTP
6 3 (21.43%) VLAN
7 1 (7.14%) VoIP
7 1 (7.14%) SAN
7 1 (7.14%) Internet
7 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 4 (28.57%) Back Office
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) IT Support
3 3 (21.43%) IT Technician
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Technician
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (21.43%) PC Support
3 3 (21.43%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Handset
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
1 4 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 4 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 3 (21.43%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) B2B
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
Devon
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Eight Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £20,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago