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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 38 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 2.96% 3.70% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 13.89% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Average salary £23,750 £22,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
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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
46 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 22.66% 26.67% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 19
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,700 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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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

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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 3 July 2015, 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) Statistics
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) B2B
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Server Hardening
3 2 (33.33%) SAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) PC Support
1 4 (66.67%) IT Technician
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) B2B
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat