The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 62 82 102
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 37 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.36% 1.05% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.44% 9.09% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 1
Average salary £47,500 £20,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+137.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
VPN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
181 110 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 16.45% 11.55% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 136 87 164
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

VPN
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

VPN Salary Trend in East Sussex

VPN
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in East Sussex

VPN
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Bexhill-On-Sea - 21 - -
Brighton -9 5 £28,000 +40.00%
Lewes - 5 £50,000 -
Eastbourne - 2 £37,500 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 47 (79.66%) Cisco
2 44 (74.58%) Firewall
3 42 (71.19%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (67.80%) MPLS
4 40 (67.80%) VMware
5 36 (61.02%) VoIP
6 34 (57.63%) CCNP
7 32 (54.24%) Juniper
8 30 (50.85%) MS Exchange
8 30 (50.85%) CCIE
9 29 (49.15%) CheckPoint
9 29 (49.15%) VLAN
9 29 (49.15%) F5
10 28 (47.46%) TCP/IP
11 27 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (42.37%) WAN
13 24 (40.68%) LAN
13 24 (40.68%) Migration
14 23 (38.98%) HP
15 22 (37.29%) Degree
15 22 (37.29%) Unified Communications
15 22 (37.29%) IaaS
16 17 (28.81%) SSL
16 17 (28.81%) CCNA
17 16 (27.12%) Windows
17 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
17 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
17 16 (27.12%) OSPF
17 16 (27.12%) BGP
17 16 (27.12%) Cisco ASA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 30 (50.85%) MS Exchange
2 13 (22.03%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (37.29%) IaaS
2 9 (15.25%) SaaS
3 8 (13.56%) PaaS
3 8 (13.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (74.58%) Firewall
2 40 (67.80%) MPLS
3 36 (61.02%) VoIP
4 29 (49.15%) VLAN
5 28 (47.46%) TCP/IP
6 25 (42.37%) WAN
7 24 (40.68%) LAN
8 22 (37.29%) Unified Communications
9 17 (28.81%) SSL
10 16 (27.12%) OSPF
10 16 (27.12%) BGP
10 16 (27.12%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (25.42%) HSRP
11 15 (25.42%) VPLS
11 15 (25.42%) EIGRP
11 15 (25.42%) RIP
11 15 (25.42%) Network Security
12 14 (23.73%) DHCP
12 14 (23.73%) DNS
12 14 (23.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) MySQL
2 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Support Engineer
2 20 (33.90%) Network Engineer
3 16 (27.12%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (23.73%) Cisco Engineer
5 13 (22.03%) Systems Support Engineer
5 13 (22.03%) Systems Support Analyst
5 13 (22.03%) Systems Support
5 13 (22.03%) Support Analyst
5 13 (22.03%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (22.03%) Analyst
5 13 (22.03%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (16.95%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (16.95%) Cisco Support
6 10 (16.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (16.95%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 9 (15.25%) Technical Manager
7 9 (15.25%) Engineering Manager
8 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.56%) iSeries
2 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) CESG
5 1 (1.69%) Open Source
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) Linux
3 8 (13.56%) VMS
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Migration
2 15 (25.42%) Security Architecture
3 14 (23.73%) Vulnerability Management
3 14 (23.73%) WAN Optimisation
3 14 (23.73%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (23.73%) Load Balancing
3 14 (23.73%) ITIL
4 12 (20.34%) Network Architecture
5 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
6 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
7 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.78%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (6.78%) Project Management
9 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.69%) Change Control
10 1 (1.69%) Change Management
10 1 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) PHP
1 13 (22.03%) Bash Shell
2 11 (18.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (71.19%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (57.63%) CCNP
3 30 (50.85%) CCIE
4 22 (37.29%) Degree
5 17 (28.81%) CCNA
6 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (16.95%) MCSE
7 8 (13.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.39%) CCDP
8 2 (3.39%) CISSP
8 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (45.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (27.12%) Active Directory
3 13 (22.03%) Postfix
4 9 (15.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) SCCM
1 2 (3.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 47 (79.66%) Cisco
2 40 (67.80%) VMware
3 32 (54.24%) Juniper
4 29 (49.15%) CheckPoint
4 29 (49.15%) F5
5 23 (38.98%) HP
6 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
7 13 (22.03%) Polycom
7 13 (22.03%) Citrix
8 8 (13.56%) Avaya
8 8 (13.56%) IBM
8 8 (13.56%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.39%) McAfee
9 2 (3.39%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.39%) Fortinet