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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 32 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 4.32% 2.96% 4.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.22% 12.50% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 9
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £63,000 £33,200
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
VPN
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
74 40 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 26.62% 23.67% 40.87%
Number of salaries quoted 66 37 78
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Farnborough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 14 (87.50%) IPsec
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
4 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (62.50%) VMware
5 9 (56.25%) vSphere
5 9 (56.25%) ITIL
5 9 (56.25%) SAN
5 9 (56.25%) NAS
6 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (43.75%) Change Management
7 7 (43.75%) SaaS
7 7 (43.75%) PaaS
7 7 (43.75%) vCloud
7 7 (43.75%) IaaS
8 6 (37.50%) Cisco
9 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (25.00%) Polycom
9 4 (25.00%) Tandberg
9 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (25.00%) RSS
9 4 (25.00%) CSS
9 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (25.00%) CCNA
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (25.00%) MPLS
9 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (18.75%) SSL
11 2 (12.50%) Active Directory

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Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) SaaS
1 7 (43.75%) PaaS
1 7 (43.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) IPsec
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) NAS
3 9 (56.25%) SAN
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) MPLS
5 3 (18.75%) SSL
6 1 (6.25%) IPv4
6 1 (6.25%) IPv6
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP
6 1 (6.25%) SNMP
6 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
6 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Operations Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) PC Support Technician
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) PC Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) CentOS
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Change Management
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (56.25%) vSphere
3 7 (43.75%) vCloud
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Polycom
3 4 (25.00%) Tandberg
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Farnborough, Hampshire
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