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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 49 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.20% 0.75% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.59% 4.35% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £18,000 £20,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
109 46 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 26.08% 17.36% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 107 31 27
Average salary £35,000 £29,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% +3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £19,200 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £30,750 £44,750
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
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Devon region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram 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 August 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 - 3 £18,000 -
Exeter - 1 £67,500 -
VPN
South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 7 (58.33%) IIS
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Vista
4 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (41.67%) Time Management
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Office 365
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (25.00%) MPLS
6 3 (25.00%) OSPF
6 3 (25.00%) BGP
6 3 (25.00%) SLA
6 3 (25.00%) RIP
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (58.33%) IIS
2 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) MPLS
4 3 (25.00%) OSPF
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) RIP
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) xDSL
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 3 (25.00%) PC Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) PC Support
3 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Principal Architect
3 3 (25.00%) PC Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Vista
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows 8
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Time Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCDP
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds