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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 58 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 29 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.68% 1.28% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.94% 6.11% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 10
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,450 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £40,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
208 229 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.19% 21.01% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 156 194 166
Average salary £39,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.89% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,694 £32,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,000
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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Basildon - 8 £47,500 -
Harlow - 2 £40,500 -
Colchester -2 1 £19,000 -52.50% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £37,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £45,000 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 30 (75.00%) Firewall
2 23 (57.50%) Cisco
3 20 (50.00%) Windows
4 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
6 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (35.00%) Juniper
7 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
8 12 (30.00%) Windows XP
8 12 (30.00%) DNS
8 12 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (27.50%) Windows 8
9 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
9 11 (27.50%) CCNP
9 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
9 11 (27.50%) MPLS
10 10 (25.00%) OSPF
10 10 (25.00%) Symantec
10 10 (25.00%) Blackberry
10 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (25.00%) DHCP
10 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (25.00%) VMware
10 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (22.50%) Backup Exec
11 9 (22.50%) F5
11 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (22.50%) WAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (75.00%) Firewall
2 12 (30.00%) DNS
2 12 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
3 11 (27.50%) MPLS
4 10 (25.00%) OSPF
4 10 (25.00%) DHCP
5 9 (22.50%) WAN
5 9 (22.50%) LAN
6 8 (20.00%) SSL
7 7 (17.50%) BGP
8 6 (15.00%) VLAN
9 5 (12.50%) FWSM
9 5 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (12.50%) Wireless
9 5 (12.50%) SAN
9 5 (12.50%) Multicast
10 4 (10.00%) Network Security
11 3 (7.50%) HSRP
11 3 (7.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Network Architect
5 6 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (15.00%) Security Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) IT Security Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Security Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) IT Technician
8 1 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Network Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows XP
2 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (27.50%) Windows 8
4 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (17.50%) ITIL
3 6 (15.00%) Project Management
3 6 (15.00%) Information Security
4 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (7.50%) SIEM
4 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) Change Management
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.00%) Network Management
5 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Logistics
6 1 (2.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (27.50%) CCNP
3 6 (15.00%) CCDA
4 5 (12.50%) CCSP
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.00%) CCIE
6 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (7.50%) MCSE
7 2 (5.00%) CCA
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (5.00%) CCNA
7 2 (5.00%) VCP5
8 1 (2.50%) CCDP
8 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) COBIT
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) UAG
3 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (7.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Cisco
2 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.00%) Juniper
4 10 (25.00%) Symantec
4 10 (25.00%) VMware
5 9 (22.50%) F5
6 7 (17.50%) Citrix
7 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 4 (10.00%) HP
9 3 (7.50%) TippingPoint
9 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
9 3 (7.50%) McAfee
10 1 (2.50%) NETGEAR
10 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
10 1 (2.50%) Dell
10 1 (2.50%) Avaya
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