The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 69 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.49% 2.55% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.73% 14.02% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 26
Median salary £33,000 £28,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £20,500 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £64,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
110 214 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 11.69% 18.17% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 82 161 202
Median salary £33,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Essex

VPN
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harlow - 5 £33,000 -
Brentwood +19 3 - -
Colchester +3 2 £33,000 -22.35%
Witham -1 2 - -
Basildon - 1 £60,000 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for VPN.

1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Cisco
2 16 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (44.44%) Firewall
3 13 (36.11%) MS Office
3 13 (36.11%) ITIL
3 13 (36.11%) LAN
3 13 (36.11%) WAN
4 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (33.33%) CCNP
4 12 (33.33%) IPsec
4 12 (33.33%) OSPF
4 12 (33.33%) BGP
4 12 (33.33%) Degree
5 11 (30.56%) SCCM
5 11 (30.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
5 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
6 10 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (27.78%) Juniper
6 10 (27.78%) SSL
6 10 (27.78%) Clearswift
6 10 (27.78%) Blackberry
6 10 (27.78%) Proofpoint
7 9 (25.00%) CCNA
8 8 (22.22%) DNS
8 8 (22.22%) Nokia
8 8 (22.22%) Apple
8 8 (22.22%) Internet

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (30.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.11%) IIS
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (22.22%) iTunes
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) Firewall
2 13 (36.11%) LAN
2 13 (36.11%) WAN
3 12 (33.33%) BGP
3 12 (33.33%) IPsec
3 12 (33.33%) OSPF
4 10 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (27.78%) SSL
5 8 (22.22%) DNS
5 8 (22.22%) Internet
6 7 (19.44%) EIGRP
6 7 (19.44%) MPLS
7 6 (16.67%) Extranet
7 6 (16.67%) FTP
7 6 (16.67%) IMAP
7 6 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (16.67%) LDAP
7 6 (16.67%) Network Security
7 6 (16.67%) SMTP
7 6 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Front Office
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Network Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Development Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Integration Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Integration Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Software Development Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Software Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Development Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Integration Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Integration Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
2 10 (27.78%) Blackberry
3 8 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
3 8 (22.22%) Smartphone
4 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.33%) BYOD
6 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows 8
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 7 (19.44%) Windows 10
4 6 (16.67%) Unix
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Phone
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.78%) Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) ITSM
2 8 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
2 8 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 8 (22.22%) Process Management
2 8 (22.22%) Service Management
3 6 (16.67%) People Management
4 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 4 (11.11%) Logistics
4 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (11.11%) SDLC
5 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.78%) High Availability
7 1 (2.78%) Line Management
7 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (33.33%) CCNP
2 12 (33.33%) Degree
3 9 (25.00%) CCNA
4 6 (16.67%) CCIE
4 6 (16.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) SCCM
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.78%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Cisco
2 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.78%) Clearswift
3 10 (27.78%) Juniper
3 10 (27.78%) Proofpoint
4 8 (22.22%) Apple
4 8 (22.22%) Nokia
4 8 (22.22%) VMware
5 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
5 5 (13.89%) Citrix
6 4 (11.11%) EMC
7 3 (8.33%) F5
7 3 (8.33%) Intel Security
8 2 (5.56%) HP
8 2 (5.56%) Infoblox
8 2 (5.56%) NetApp
8 2 (5.56%) Symantec
9 1 (2.78%) Avaya
9 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL