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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 95 80 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -21
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 3 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.34% 0.39% 3.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.72% 2.14% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 39
Average salary £28,000 £41,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.53% +50.90%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
246 140 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 17.30% 18.11% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 219 131 160
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 29 August 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 29 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
Brighton -12 15 £28,000 -32.53%
Lewes -7 4 £50,000 +20.48%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 15 (53.57%) MS Exchange
3 15 (53.57%) VoIP
4 13 (46.43%) Linux
4 13 (46.43%) IIS
4 13 (46.43%) VLAN
5 12 (42.86%) Wireshark
5 12 (42.86%) Windows
5 12 (42.86%) DHCP
5 12 (42.86%) DNS
6 11 (39.29%) DSL
6 11 (39.29%) Citrix
6 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (39.29%) Internet
6 11 (39.29%) Firewall
6 11 (39.29%) LAMP
6 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
6 11 (39.29%) CCNP
6 11 (39.29%) FTP
6 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
6 11 (39.29%) PHP
6 11 (39.29%) MySQL
6 11 (39.29%) SSH
6 11 (39.29%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (39.29%) Polycom
6 11 (39.29%) Postfix
6 11 (39.29%) OpenVPN
6 11 (39.29%) Bash Shell
7 10 (35.71%) MPLS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (53.57%) MS Exchange
2 13 (46.43%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) VoIP
2 13 (46.43%) VLAN
3 12 (42.86%) Wireshark
3 12 (42.86%) DHCP
3 12 (42.86%) DNS
4 11 (39.29%) Internet
4 11 (39.29%) FTP
4 11 (39.29%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (39.29%) SSH
4 11 (39.29%) OpenVPN
4 11 (39.29%) Firewall
4 11 (39.29%) DSL
4 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
5 10 (35.71%) MPLS
6 6 (21.43%) OSPF
6 6 (21.43%) BGP
7 5 (17.86%) NetScreen
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (14.29%) xDSL
8 4 (14.29%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (46.43%) Analyst
3 12 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (39.29%) Systems Support
4 11 (39.29%) Support Analyst
4 11 (39.29%) Systems Analyst
4 11 (39.29%) Systems Support Analyst
4 11 (39.29%) Systems Support Engineer
5 7 (25.00%) Network Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Architect
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Principal Architect
6 4 (14.29%) Network Architect
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco Support
7 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) LAMP
2 2 (7.14%) SOAP
2 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) Open Source
1 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
1 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Load Balancing
2 5 (17.86%) Time Management
3 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Scrum
3 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) PHP
1 11 (39.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) CCNP
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (32.14%) CCIE
3 6 (21.43%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) HND
4 1 (3.57%) CCIP
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Postfix
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) vCloud
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (39.29%) Citrix
3 11 (39.29%) Polycom
4 9 (32.14%) Juniper
5 5 (17.86%) Fortinet
5 5 (17.86%) F5
6 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.14%) HP
7 2 (7.14%) Informatica
8 1 (3.57%) NetApp
8 1 (3.57%) ProCurve