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 3 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.66% -
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
34 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 20.36% 14.77% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 33 8 10
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £32,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 September 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) xDSL
2 2 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCDP
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) xDSL
2 2 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Principal Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCDP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco