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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 25 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 4.27% 1.21% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.92% 10.00% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% -5.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
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
37 20 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 22.56% 12.12% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 54
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
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

VPN
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 17 (85.00%) IPsec
3 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco
4 9 (45.00%) CCNA
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (45.00%) Polycom
4 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 9 (45.00%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (45.00%) vSphere
5 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (40.00%) Tandberg
5 8 (40.00%) MPLS
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
6 7 (35.00%) Change Management
6 7 (35.00%) SAN
6 7 (35.00%) NAS
6 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (35.00%) vCloud
6 7 (35.00%) SaaS
6 7 (35.00%) PaaS
6 7 (35.00%) IaaS
7 6 (30.00%) CSS
7 6 (30.00%) RSS
8 4 (20.00%) SSL
9 3 (15.00%) OO
9 3 (15.00%) C++

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (10.00%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) SaaS
1 7 (35.00%) PaaS
1 7 (35.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 17 (85.00%) IPsec
3 8 (40.00%) MPLS
4 7 (35.00%) NAS
4 7 (35.00%) SAN
5 4 (20.00%) SSL
6 2 (10.00%) IPv4
6 2 (10.00%) IPv6
6 2 (10.00%) SNMP
6 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.00%) DNS
6 2 (10.00%) OSPF
6 2 (10.00%) BGP
6 2 (10.00%) tcpdump
6 2 (10.00%) Multicast
6 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Support
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) CSS
1 6 (30.00%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (10.00%) SCADA
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) OOD
4 2 (10.00%) UML
4 2 (10.00%) OOP
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Line Management
4 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (10.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) Assembly Language
2 2 (10.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) CCNA
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (45.00%) vSphere
2 7 (35.00%) vCloud
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Polycom
3 8 (40.00%) Tandberg
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft