The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 29 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 25 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 7.69% 1.90% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.19% 7.81% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 5
Average salary £47,500 £34,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.70% +36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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Hampshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 64 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 36.31% 24.33% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 107 56 35
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +81.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

VPN Salary Trend in Farnborough

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Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Farnborough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 35 (77.78%) Windows
1 35 (77.78%) VMware
2 33 (73.33%) Firewall
3 32 (71.11%) ITIL
4 29 (64.44%) vSphere
5 26 (57.78%) CCNA
5 26 (57.78%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (57.78%) SAN
6 24 (53.33%) Cisco
6 24 (53.33%) IPsec
7 23 (51.11%) VLAN
7 23 (51.11%) Linux
8 21 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (40.00%) Business Continuity
9 18 (40.00%) LAN
9 18 (40.00%) WAN
10 17 (37.78%) MS Exchange
11 16 (35.56%) DNS
11 16 (35.56%) PCI DSS
11 16 (35.56%) vCloud
12 15 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
13 14 (31.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (31.11%) Information Security
13 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2010
13 14 (31.11%) NAS
14 13 (28.89%) EMC
14 13 (28.89%) Internet
14 13 (28.89%) DHCP

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Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 17 (37.78%) MS Exchange
2 14 (31.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (24.44%) SAS
4 7 (15.56%) IIS
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.22%) Lync
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (73.33%) Firewall
2 26 (57.78%) SAN
3 24 (53.33%) IPsec
4 23 (51.11%) VLAN
5 18 (40.00%) LAN
5 18 (40.00%) WAN
6 16 (35.56%) DNS
7 14 (31.11%) NAS
8 13 (28.89%) DHCP
8 13 (28.89%) Internet
9 11 (24.44%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (24.44%) Network Security
10 9 (20.00%) VoIP
11 7 (15.56%) DMZ
11 7 (15.56%) IP Telephony
12 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
12 6 (13.33%) SSL
13 5 (11.11%) MPLS
14 4 (8.89%) Wireless
14 4 (8.89%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.22%) JUnit
2 1 (2.22%) Selenium
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Legal
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Leader
4 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Network Specialist
4 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) SAN Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) RSS
2 1 (2.22%) LAMP
2 1 (2.22%) Symfony
2 1 (2.22%) Laravel
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (24.44%) EMC VNX
2 11 (24.44%) Blackberry
2 11 (24.44%) Replication
3 8 (17.78%) iPhone
3 8 (17.78%) iPad
4 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.67%) Clustering
5 3 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) Linux
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.89%) CentOS
5 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.22%) Solaris
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.22%) SUSE
8 1 (2.22%) Debian
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) ITIL
2 18 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 14 (31.11%) Information Security
4 10 (22.22%) Release Management
5 8 (17.78%) Change Management
5 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
5 8 (17.78%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (15.56%) Patch Management
7 6 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (8.89%) Data Management
9 4 (8.89%) Network Management
9 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (6.67%) Change Control
10 3 (6.67%) Supplier Management
10 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
10 3 (6.67%) Load Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Time Management
10 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) PHP5
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) CCNA
1 26 (57.78%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (28.89%) MCSE
5 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
6 5 (11.11%) CCNP
7 2 (4.44%) CCENT
7 2 (4.44%) MCDST
7 2 (4.44%) MCSA
8 1 (2.22%) CCIE
8 1 (2.22%) MCTS
8 1 (2.22%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (2.22%) VCDX
8 1 (2.22%) VCP4
8 1 (2.22%) VCAP
8 1 (2.22%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (64.44%) vSphere
2 16 (35.56%) vCloud
3 15 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (22.22%) Firmware
6 8 (17.78%) VMware ESX
7 7 (15.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 4 (8.89%) Snort
8 4 (8.89%) Terminal Server
9 2 (4.44%) VirtualBox
10 1 (2.22%) MDaemon
10 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
10 1 (2.22%) XenServer
10 1 (2.22%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) FortiGate
1 8 (17.78%) Check_MK
2 4 (8.89%) Icinga
3 3 (6.67%) WSUS
4 2 (4.44%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.44%) Zenoss
4 2 (4.44%) Ansible
5 1 (2.22%) Nagios
5 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (77.78%) VMware
2 24 (53.33%) Cisco
3 13 (28.89%) EMC
4 7 (15.56%) CommVault
5 5 (11.11%) Citrix
5 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.67%) Dell
7 3 (6.67%) Polycom
8 1 (2.22%) Tandberg
8 1 (2.22%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.22%) Zend