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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 53 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.21% 0.71% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.62% 2.94% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Average salary £23,750 £17,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £17,500 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £17,900 £20,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -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
52 102 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 12.62% 24.23% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 100 34
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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
Exeter - 4 £21,625 - 2
Plymouth -2 1 £37,500 +111.26% 1
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
6 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 6 (37.50%) LAN
6 6 (37.50%) WAN
6 6 (37.50%) VLAN
7 5 (31.25%) Statistics
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle
7 5 (31.25%) Citrix
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
8 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
8 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
8 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (25.00%) Back Office
8 4 (25.00%) Handset
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) Clustering
8 4 (25.00%) Project Management
9 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
9 3 (18.75%) Firewall
9 3 (18.75%) Internet

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) WAN
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (18.75%) Internet
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) SMTP
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (6.25%) Telnet
5 1 (6.25%) ADSL
5 1 (6.25%) WLAN
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.25%) SSH
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 4 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) IT Technician
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Technician
2 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) PC Support
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Software Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Statistics
2 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (25.00%) Handset
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) B2B
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Server Hardening
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
Exeter, Devon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits+Training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: 6 days ago