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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 80 79 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.34% 1.26% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.60% 7.25% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 19
Average salary £46,250 £28,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.86% -28.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,947 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -1.47%
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
186 207 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.58% 17.32% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 108 177 195
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,664 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -2 6 £65,000 -
Colchester +3 1 £18,000 -5.26% 1
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 35 (71.43%) Firewall
2 31 (63.27%) Windows
3 23 (46.94%) Cisco
4 21 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
5 20 (40.82%) DNS
6 19 (38.78%) MS Exchange
7 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
7 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (36.73%) Blackberry
8 17 (34.69%) CCNA
8 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
8 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (32.65%) Windows 8
9 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (32.65%) Windows XP
9 16 (32.65%) LAN
9 16 (32.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (32.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (30.61%) DHCP
10 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (28.57%) CheckPoint
12 13 (26.53%) CCNP
12 13 (26.53%) Juniper
12 13 (26.53%) VMware
13 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (24.49%) WAN
14 11 (22.45%) SSL
14 11 (22.45%) Wireless
15 10 (20.41%) Degree

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 19 (38.78%) MS Exchange
2 16 (32.65%) Exchange Server 2003
2 16 (32.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (71.43%) Firewall
2 20 (40.82%) DNS
3 16 (32.65%) LAN
4 15 (30.61%) DHCP
5 12 (24.49%) WAN
6 11 (22.45%) SSL
6 11 (22.45%) Wireless
7 8 (16.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.20%) OSPF
8 5 (10.20%) WLAN
8 5 (10.20%) NetScreen
9 4 (8.16%) IP Telephony
9 4 (8.16%) BGP
9 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (8.16%) Internet
10 3 (6.12%) EIGRP
10 3 (6.12%) VLAN
10 3 (6.12%) IPsec
10 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 8 (16.33%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) IT Support Assistant
4 3 (6.12%) IT Assistant
4 3 (6.12%) IT Support
4 3 (6.12%) Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Support Assistant
4 3 (6.12%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Administrator
4 3 (6.12%) Field Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Security Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.08%) Information Specialist
5 2 (4.08%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (4.08%) Information Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.24%) Replication
3 5 (10.20%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (32.65%) Windows 8
4 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (32.65%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.12%) Android
5 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.04%) UNIX
7 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) ITIL
2 8 (16.33%) Project Management
2 8 (16.33%) Logistics
3 6 (12.24%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (12.24%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 3 (6.12%) Line Management
7 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.08%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (4.08%) Information Security
7 2 (4.08%) Network Design
7 2 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.08%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (34.69%) CCNA
3 13 (26.53%) CCNP
4 10 (20.41%) Degree
5 5 (10.20%) CCSA
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.08%) CCDP
7 1 (2.04%) MCSE
7 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.08%) COBIT
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) UAG
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Cisco
2 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 13 (26.53%) VMware
4 13 (26.53%) Juniper
5 8 (16.33%) Avaya
5 8 (16.33%) Symantec
5 8 (16.33%) F5
6 5 (10.20%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.20%) Infoblox
6 5 (10.20%) Blue Coat
6 5 (10.20%) Nortel
7 4 (8.16%) Apple
8 3 (6.12%) Siemens
8 3 (6.12%) Google
9 2 (4.08%) HP
10 1 (2.04%) Citrix
10 1 (2.04%) Fujitsu
10 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.04%) Zeacom
Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
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