The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 68 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 35 35 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.53% 3.23% 4.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.11% 18.32% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 32
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,100 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -4.72%
VPN
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
289 191 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.91% 17.65% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 225 155 120
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £27,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VPN
Salary Trend in Essex

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

VPN Salary Trend in Essex

VPN
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Essex

VPN
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 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
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £45,000 -
Chelmsford -7 3 £23,500 -50.52%
Brentwood -21 3 £50,000 +85.18%
Colchester - 3 £48,750 - 1
Stanford-le-Hope - 2 £33,750 -
Basildon +6 1 £37,500 -14.77%
Billericay - 1 £30,000 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 50 (74.63%) Firewall
2 42 (62.69%) Windows
3 35 (52.24%) Microsoft
4 34 (50.75%) Cisco
5 33 (49.25%) Active Directory
6 30 (44.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (40.30%) Windows 8
7 27 (40.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (38.81%) Blackberry
8 26 (38.81%) MS Exchange
9 25 (37.31%) Symantec
9 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (35.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 24 (35.82%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (35.82%) DNS
10 24 (35.82%) Windows XP
10 24 (35.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 23 (34.33%) MS Excel
11 23 (34.33%) Juniper
12 22 (32.84%) DHCP
12 22 (32.84%) CCNP
13 19 (28.36%) Exchange Server 2007
13 19 (28.36%) Backup Exec
14 15 (22.39%) TCP/IP
14 15 (22.39%) SSL
14 15 (22.39%) ITIL
15 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (19.40%) Project Management
16 12 (17.91%) LAN
16 12 (17.91%) WAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 26 (38.81%) MS Exchange
2 24 (35.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 24 (35.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (28.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (34.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 50 (74.63%) Firewall
2 24 (35.82%) DNS
3 22 (32.84%) DHCP
4 15 (22.39%) TCP/IP
4 15 (22.39%) SSL
5 12 (17.91%) WAN
5 12 (17.91%) LAN
5 12 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (14.93%) VLAN
6 10 (14.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (14.93%) Wireless
7 9 (13.43%) MPLS
8 8 (11.94%) OSPF
9 7 (10.45%) SAN
10 5 (7.46%) BGP
10 5 (7.46%) IPsec
10 5 (7.46%) Broadband
10 5 (7.46%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (7.46%) FWSM
10 5 (7.46%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (5.97%) Advertising
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (50.75%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.45%) Architect
3 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
3 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Network Architect
4 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Technical Support
5 4 (5.97%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 3 (4.48%) Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.81%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.46%) Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (62.69%) Windows
2 30 (44.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (40.30%) Windows 8
3 27 (40.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (37.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (35.82%) Windows XP
6 10 (14.93%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) ITIL
2 13 (19.40%) Project Management
3 8 (11.94%) Migration
4 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.96%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.46%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.48%) Network Management
7 3 (4.48%) Logistics
8 2 (2.99%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (2.99%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.99%) Network Design
8 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.99%) Security Testing
8 2 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.99%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.99%) Service Management
8 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.99%) Change Management
8 2 (2.99%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (35.82%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (32.84%) CCNP
3 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (16.42%) CCNA
5 8 (11.94%) MCP
5 8 (11.94%) MCSE
6 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (8.96%) CCDA
8 5 (7.46%) CCSP
9 3 (4.48%) JNCIP
9 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (4.48%) CCDP
10 2 (2.99%) CCA
10 2 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.99%) MCSA
10 2 (2.99%) CCIE
10 2 (2.99%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (49.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.46%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (28.36%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.99%) SCOM
4 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 35 (52.24%) Microsoft
2 34 (50.75%) Cisco
3 25 (37.31%) Symantec
4 23 (34.33%) Juniper
5 11 (16.42%) VMware
6 10 (14.93%) HP
7 8 (11.94%) CheckPoint
7 8 (11.94%) F5
8 7 (10.45%) Citrix
9 5 (7.46%) Dell
9 5 (7.46%) NETGEAR
9 5 (7.46%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.48%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (4.48%) SonicWALL
10 3 (4.48%) Sage
11 2 (2.99%) Google
11 2 (2.99%) EMC
12 1 (1.49%) Avaya
12 1 (1.49%) Novell
Colchester
Streamline Connections
Salary: £4000 - £5000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago