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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 67 74 82
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.74% 1.73% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.93% 8.09% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 13
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £39,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £40,000 £68,000
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
224 235 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.50% 21.40% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 186 200 176
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 22 August 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 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
Basildon - 5 - - 1
Harlow - 2 £40,500 -
Colchester -4 1 £19,000 -52.50%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £37,500 - 1
Chelmsford - 1 £45,000 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 33 (73.33%) Firewall
2 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Cisco
3 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 16 (35.56%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (26.67%) VMware
7 12 (26.67%) Information Security
8 11 (24.44%) DNS
9 10 (22.22%) SSL
9 10 (22.22%) Windows XP
9 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 10 (22.22%) Juniper
9 10 (22.22%) Citrix
9 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 10 (22.22%) MPLS
9 10 (22.22%) OSPF
9 10 (22.22%) F5
9 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (20.00%) Windows 8
10 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
10 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (20.00%) Blackberry
10 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (17.78%) Symantec
11 8 (17.78%) HP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 33 (73.33%) Firewall
2 16 (35.56%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (24.44%) DNS
4 10 (22.22%) SSL
4 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 10 (22.22%) MPLS
4 10 (22.22%) OSPF
5 8 (17.78%) DHCP
6 7 (15.56%) BGP
6 7 (15.56%) Network Security
7 6 (13.33%) WAN
8 5 (11.11%) LAN
9 4 (8.89%) VLAN
9 4 (8.89%) SAN
10 3 (6.67%) FWSM
10 3 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (6.67%) HSRP
10 3 (6.67%) Multicast
10 3 (6.67%) Wireless
11 2 (4.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Security Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Network Security Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Network Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Network Architect
5 6 (13.33%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) IT Security Specialist
6 5 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.22%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
1 1 (2.22%) XML
1 1 (2.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) UNIX
5 1 (2.22%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Information Security
2 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
3 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 6 (13.33%) SIEM
4 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (11.11%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) Project Management
4 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
6 2 (4.44%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.44%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.44%) Network Management
7 1 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) C
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.56%) CCNP
3 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.89%) CCIE
6 3 (6.67%) CCSP
6 3 (6.67%) MCSE
6 3 (6.67%) CCDA
6 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.44%) CCA
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.44%) VCP5
8 1 (2.22%) MCP
8 1 (2.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.11%) COBIT
3 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.89%) UAG
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.22%) KVM
5 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Backup Exec
2 6 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Cisco
2 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.67%) VMware
4 10 (22.22%) Juniper
4 10 (22.22%) Citrix
4 10 (22.22%) F5
5 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (17.78%) Symantec
6 8 (17.78%) HP
7 7 (15.56%) McAfee
7 7 (15.56%) TippingPoint
8 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle
9 1 (2.22%) Avaya
9 1 (2.22%) Dell
9 1 (2.22%) NETGEAR
9 1 (2.22%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Bens, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago