The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 35 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 34 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 6.83% 0.64% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.50% 3.20% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31 2 4
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -12.75%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
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 Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
80 125 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 16.06% 19.90% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 74 97 106
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £22,650 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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Salary Trend in Dorset

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

VPN Salary Trend in Dorset

VPN
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Dorset

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Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +20 23 £47,500 -
Bournemouth +22 4 £50,000 +53.84%
Weymouth - 4 £37,500 -
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South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for VPN.

1 35 (60.34%) MS Office
2 32 (55.17%) Firewall
3 28 (48.28%) TCP/IP
4 27 (46.55%) LAN
5 26 (44.83%) MS Excel
6 24 (41.38%) Ethernet
6 24 (41.38%) Wireless
6 24 (41.38%) Systems Analysis
6 24 (41.38%) VLAN
6 24 (41.38%) Embedded Systems
6 24 (41.38%) RS-232
6 24 (41.38%) RS-485
7 23 (39.66%) NFC
7 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
8 22 (37.93%) Driving Licence
9 18 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (31.03%) IPsec
9 18 (31.03%) VMware
10 17 (29.31%) ITIL
11 16 (27.59%) WAN
11 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
12 14 (24.14%) Windows
12 14 (24.14%) Cisco
13 13 (22.41%) Migration
13 13 (22.41%) CCNA
13 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
13 13 (22.41%) Citrix
13 13 (22.41%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (22.41%) MS Exchange
13 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2007
1 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (22.41%) MS Exchange
1 13 (22.41%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.90%) MQSeries
Applications
1 35 (60.34%) MS Office
2 26 (44.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (55.17%) Firewall
2 28 (48.28%) TCP/IP
3 27 (46.55%) LAN
4 24 (41.38%) Ethernet
4 24 (41.38%) RS-232
4 24 (41.38%) RS-485
4 24 (41.38%) VLAN
4 24 (41.38%) Wireless
5 23 (39.66%) NFC
6 18 (31.03%) IPsec
7 16 (27.59%) WAN
8 10 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (17.24%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (13.79%) BGP
9 8 (13.79%) OSPF
10 5 (8.62%) HTTP
10 5 (8.62%) HTTPS
10 5 (8.62%) LDAP
11 4 (6.90%) FTP
11 4 (6.90%) Network Security
General
1 3 (5.17%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (70.69%) Analyst
2 24 (41.38%) Systems Analyst
3 23 (39.66%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (22.41%) Network Engineer
5 12 (20.69%) Network Analyst
5 12 (20.69%) Project Analyst
5 12 (20.69%) Project Engineer
6 11 (18.97%) Design Engineer
7 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (17.24%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (17.24%) Senior Network Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Unix Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) IT Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Senior IT Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Network Manager
11 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 1 (1.72%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) J2EE
2 1 (1.72%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (41.38%) Embedded Systems
2 22 (37.93%) Driving Licence
3 13 (22.41%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) Mac OS
2 13 (22.41%) Windows 7
2 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.62%) Linux
3 5 (8.62%) Unix
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Systems Analysis
2 17 (29.31%) ITIL
3 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
4 13 (22.41%) Migration
5 6 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 6 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (8.62%) Capacity Management
6 5 (8.62%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.90%) BCP
7 4 (6.90%) Business Continuity
7 4 (6.90%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (5.17%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (1.72%) Change Control
9 1 (1.72%) DNA
9 1 (1.72%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.72%) Presales
9 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.72%) Project Management
9 1 (1.72%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) Perl
1 5 (8.62%) Python
2 4 (6.90%) Java
3 3 (5.17%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) CCNA
1 13 (22.41%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (18.97%) CCNP
3 9 (15.52%) CCSA
4 8 (13.79%) CCSE
4 8 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.17%) Degree
5 3 (5.17%) HND
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.41%) XenApp
3 4 (6.90%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Nagios
1 2 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) VMware
3 14 (24.14%) Cisco
4 13 (22.41%) Citrix
5 12 (20.69%) CheckPoint
6 9 (15.52%) Nokia
7 4 (6.90%) Avaya
8 3 (5.17%) NetApp
9 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.72%) Juniper