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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 47 87 65
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 28 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.88% 0.28% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.45% 1.67% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 4
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -12.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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
110 120 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.16% 17.07% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 93 100 93
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,950 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £53,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

VPN
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 April 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Dorset

VPN
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Poole - 16 £47,500 - 2
Bournemouth +12 7 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Weymouth - 2 £33,750 -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 37 (66.07%) MS Office
2 36 (64.29%) Firewall
3 32 (57.14%) LAN
4 29 (51.79%) VLAN
5 25 (44.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (44.64%) IPsec
5 25 (44.64%) VMware
6 23 (41.07%) Windows
6 23 (41.07%) MS Excel
7 21 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 21 (37.50%) Citrix
7 21 (37.50%) Migration
7 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (37.50%) Mac OS
7 21 (37.50%) XenApp
7 21 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 21 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (37.50%) Skype for Business
7 21 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (37.50%) Data Centre
8 20 (35.71%) TCP/IP
9 17 (30.36%) Ethernet
9 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
9 17 (30.36%) Wireless
9 17 (30.36%) RS-232
9 17 (30.36%) RS-485
9 17 (30.36%) Embedded Systems
9 17 (30.36%) Systems Analysis

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 21 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 21 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 21 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 21 (37.50%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 37 (66.07%) MS Office
2 23 (41.07%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 36 (64.29%) Firewall
2 32 (57.14%) LAN
3 29 (51.79%) VLAN
4 25 (44.64%) IPsec
5 20 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 17 (30.36%) Ethernet
6 17 (30.36%) RS-232
6 17 (30.36%) RS-485
6 17 (30.36%) Wireless
7 16 (28.57%) NFC
8 13 (23.21%) WAN
9 8 (14.29%) BGP
9 8 (14.29%) OSPF
10 7 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (7.14%) HTTP
11 4 (7.14%) HTTPS
11 4 (7.14%) IP Telephony
11 4 (7.14%) LDAP
12 3 (5.36%) FTP
General
1 3 (5.36%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Analyst
2 17 (30.36%) Systems Analyst
3 16 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (23.21%) Network Engineer
5 12 (21.43%) Project Analyst
5 12 (21.43%) Project Engineer
6 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (17.86%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (16.07%) Network Analyst
8 7 (12.50%) IT Engineer
8 7 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (12.50%) Senior IT Engineer
8 7 (12.50%) Senior Network Analyst
8 7 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) IT Technician
9 5 (8.93%) Service Desk Technician
10 4 (7.14%) Design Engineer
10 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (7.14%) Unix Analyst
11 2 (3.57%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (1.79%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 17 (30.36%) Embedded Systems
3 15 (26.79%) Driving Licence
4 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Mac OS
2 21 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.93%) Linux
4 4 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Migration
2 17 (30.36%) Systems Analysis
3 13 (23.21%) ITIL
4 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (8.93%) Capacity Management
6 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.14%) BCP
7 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.36%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (1.79%) Change Control
9 1 (1.79%) DNA
9 1 (1.79%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.79%) Presales
9 1 (1.79%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.79%) Project Management
9 1 (1.79%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) Java
1 4 (7.14%) Perl
1 4 (7.14%) Python
2 3 (5.36%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) CCNA
1 10 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (14.29%) CCNP
3 6 (10.71%) CCSA
4 5 (8.93%) CCSE
4 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
5 3 (5.36%) HND
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 25 (44.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (37.50%) XenApp
3 3 (5.36%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Nagios
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (44.64%) VMware
2 21 (37.50%) Citrix
3 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
4 11 (19.64%) Cisco
5 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 6 (10.71%) Nokia
7 4 (7.14%) Avaya
8 3 (5.36%) NetApp
9 1 (1.79%) Juniper
9 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum 32days hols, bonus, MS training
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, 25 days
Posted: 8 days ago