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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 67 78 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 32 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.42% 2.27% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 14.75% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 21
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £28,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
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
248 217 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.76% 15.41% 21.57%
Number of salaries quoted 174 185 174
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 - 4 - -
Thurrock - 3 £18,000 -
Chelmsford -1 2 £23,000 -32.35%
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (77.61%) Firewall
2 44 (65.67%) Windows
3 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
4 31 (46.27%) Active Directory
5 28 (41.79%) Cisco
6 26 (38.81%) DNS
7 24 (35.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (34.33%) DHCP
8 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (32.84%) MS Exchange
9 22 (32.84%) Windows 8
9 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (31.34%) Blackberry
11 20 (29.85%) MS Excel
12 19 (28.36%) SSL
12 19 (28.36%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (25.37%) Windows XP
13 17 (25.37%) Symantec
13 17 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2003
14 16 (23.88%) Backup Exec
14 16 (23.88%) CheckPoint
14 16 (23.88%) LAN
14 16 (23.88%) CCNA
14 16 (23.88%) ITIL
14 16 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2007
15 15 (22.39%) CCNP
15 15 (22.39%) Project Management
15 15 (22.39%) Juniper
15 15 (22.39%) VMware

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 22 (32.84%) MS Exchange
2 19 (28.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (29.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.96%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (77.61%) Firewall
2 26 (38.81%) DNS
3 23 (34.33%) DHCP
4 19 (28.36%) SSL
5 16 (23.88%) LAN
6 13 (19.40%) WAN
7 10 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (14.93%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (14.93%) Internet
7 10 (14.93%) Wireless
8 8 (11.94%) IPsec
9 5 (7.46%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (5.97%) NetScreen
10 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
10 4 (5.97%) FirePass
11 3 (4.48%) Network Security
11 3 (4.48%) Broadband
11 3 (4.48%) Extranet
11 3 (4.48%) OSPF
12 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Legal
2 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Local Government
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 9 (13.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure Manager
3 9 (13.43%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) IT Support
5 5 (7.46%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.97%) IT Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Support Assistant
6 4 (5.97%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) IT Support Assistant
6 4 (5.97%) IT Assistant
7 3 (4.48%) Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Security Specialist
8 2 (2.99%) Security Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Sales Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.34%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.97%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.49%) Wiki
4 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (65.67%) Windows
2 24 (35.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (32.84%) Windows 8
3 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (25.37%) Windows XP
5 10 (14.93%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.46%) Linux
7 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) ITIL
2 15 (22.39%) Project Management
3 8 (11.94%) Logistics
4 6 (8.96%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (8.96%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.97%) Line Management
7 3 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.48%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.48%) Network Design
7 3 (4.48%) Migration
8 2 (2.99%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.99%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (2.99%) Information Security
8 2 (2.99%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.99%) Change Management
8 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.99%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.99%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (23.88%) CCNA
3 15 (22.39%) CCNP
4 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (11.94%) Degree
6 6 (8.96%) MCP
7 5 (7.46%) CCDP
7 5 (7.46%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (5.97%) CCSA
8 4 (5.97%) MCSE
9 3 (4.48%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.49%) MCSA
10 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.99%) COBIT
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (46.27%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.99%) UAG
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) vSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (23.88%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.99%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (2.99%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
3 1 (1.49%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
2 28 (41.79%) Cisco
3 17 (25.37%) Symantec
4 16 (23.88%) CheckPoint
5 15 (22.39%) Juniper
5 15 (22.39%) VMware
6 10 (14.93%) F5
7 8 (11.94%) Avaya
7 8 (11.94%) HP
8 6 (8.96%) SonicWALL
9 5 (7.46%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (7.46%) Sage
10 4 (5.97%) Blue Coat
10 4 (5.97%) Nortel
10 4 (5.97%) SolarWinds
10 4 (5.97%) Infoblox
11 2 (2.99%) Websense
11 2 (2.99%) Citrix
11 2 (2.99%) NetApp
11 2 (2.99%) Novell
Essex and Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: up to £30k + car + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago