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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 67 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 35 42 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.73% 4.41% 4.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.46% 24.71% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 38
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +5.63%
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
281 170 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.90% 17.84% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 211 135 138
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £50,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Chelmsford -10 5 £37,000 -22.10%
Brentwood -22 3 £50,000 +85.18%
Colchester - 3 £47,500 -
Basildon +4 2 £29,500 -38.54%
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £45,000 -
Billericay - 1 £30,000 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 52 (76.47%) Firewall
2 43 (63.24%) Windows
3 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
4 32 (47.06%) Cisco
5 31 (45.59%) Active Directory
6 27 (39.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (38.24%) Windows 8
8 25 (36.76%) MS Exchange
9 24 (35.29%) DNS
9 24 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (33.82%) Blackberry
10 23 (33.82%) CCNP
10 23 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (33.82%) MS Excel
11 22 (32.35%) Symantec
11 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2003
12 21 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2010
12 21 (30.88%) DHCP
12 21 (30.88%) Windows XP
13 19 (27.94%) Juniper
14 16 (23.53%) Backup Exec
14 16 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
15 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (22.06%) SSL
15 15 (22.06%) ITIL
16 14 (20.59%) LAN
16 14 (20.59%) WAN
17 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
17 13 (19.12%) HP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (36.76%) MS Exchange
2 21 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 21 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (7.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (33.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.24%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (76.47%) Firewall
2 24 (35.29%) DNS
3 21 (30.88%) DHCP
4 15 (22.06%) SSL
5 14 (20.59%) LAN
5 14 (20.59%) WAN
6 13 (19.12%) TCP/IP
6 13 (19.12%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (13.24%) VLAN
7 9 (13.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (13.24%) MPLS
7 9 (13.24%) Wireless
8 8 (11.76%) OSPF
9 7 (10.29%) Internet
10 6 (8.82%) SAN
10 6 (8.82%) Broadband
11 5 (7.35%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (7.35%) Junos
11 5 (7.35%) BGP
11 5 (7.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
General
1 4 (5.88%) Advertising
2 3 (4.41%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Legal
2 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.71%) Support Engineer
3 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (8.82%) Consultant
4 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Technical Support
5 4 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Architect
5 4 (5.88%) IT Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) IT Support
5 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 3 (4.41%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Administrator
6 3 (4.41%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.82%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.35%) Clustering
3 2 (2.94%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.47%) Wiki
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (63.24%) Windows
2 27 (39.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (38.24%) Windows 8
4 24 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (30.88%) Windows XP
7 12 (17.65%) Windows 7
8 8 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) ITIL
2 13 (19.12%) Project Management
3 9 (13.24%) Migration
4 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.82%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.35%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (5.88%) Network Management
8 3 (4.41%) Network Design
8 3 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.41%) Change Management
9 2 (2.94%) Logistics
9 2 (2.94%) Service Management
9 2 (2.94%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.94%) ITIL V2
9 2 (2.94%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (2.94%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.94%) Security Testing
9 2 (2.94%) Product Management
9 2 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.47%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (33.82%) CCNP
1 23 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (16.18%) CCNA
4 10 (14.71%) MCP
5 7 (10.29%) MCSE
6 5 (7.35%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (7.35%) CCDA
6 5 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (5.88%) CCDP
7 4 (5.88%) CCSP
8 3 (4.41%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.94%) MCSA
9 2 (2.94%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (45.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.71%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.35%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.94%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.47%) UAG
6 1 (1.47%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (23.53%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.94%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (2.94%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (2.94%) SCOM
4 1 (1.47%) WSUS
4 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
2 32 (47.06%) Cisco
3 22 (32.35%) Symantec
4 19 (27.94%) Juniper
5 13 (19.12%) HP
6 11 (16.18%) VMware
7 9 (13.24%) CheckPoint
8 8 (11.76%) F5
9 5 (7.35%) SonicWALL
9 5 (7.35%) NETGEAR
9 5 (7.35%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (7.35%) SolarWinds
9 5 (7.35%) Dell
9 5 (7.35%) Citrix
9 5 (7.35%) Sage
10 2 (2.94%) Google
10 2 (2.94%) Websense
10 2 (2.94%) EMC
10 2 (2.94%) Avaya
10 2 (2.94%) NetApp
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago