The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 34 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 4.00% 2.51% 3.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.03% 15.38% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 5
Median salary £34,500 £23,750 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.26% +7.95%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
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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
29 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 12.89% 16.32% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 36
Median salary £34,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

The demand trend of job ads across the Exeter region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Exeter region with a requirement for VPN.

1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) VoIP
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) CCNA
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (30.00%) DMZ
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) Apache
6 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (20.00%) Server Hardening
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

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Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) VoIP
3 6 (60.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (30.00%) DMZ
6 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) VLAN
8 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Network Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Security Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Server Hardening
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Veeam