The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 32 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 1.48% - 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% - 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £28,000 - £43,750
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 - £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £29,600 - £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VPN
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Communications & Networking Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 43 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 11.85% 31.85% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 39
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

VPN
Salary Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Exeter region.

VPN Salary Trend in Exeter

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Terminal Services
2 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing

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Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Service Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Service Desk Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Service Desk Support
1 5 (71.43%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Software Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Software Support Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Support
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware