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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 34 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.97% 6.97% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.61% 29.82% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 4
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,318 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.27% -1.94%
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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
66 57 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 27.97% 23.36% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 38
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,350 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Polycom
2 10 (71.43%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (57.14%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (42.86%) IPsec
6 5 (35.71%) MPLS
6 5 (35.71%) Tandberg
6 5 (35.71%) SSL
6 5 (35.71%) CCNA
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (28.57%) DNS
7 4 (28.57%) SLA
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (21.43%) OSPF
8 3 (21.43%) BGP
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) CSS
8 3 (21.43%) Windows
8 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 3 (21.43%) RSS
8 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
8 3 (21.43%) Network Management
8 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (21.43%) Lync
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) vSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (21.43%) Lync
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) IPsec
3 5 (35.71%) MPLS
3 5 (35.71%) SSL
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) OSPF
5 3 (21.43%) BGP
6 2 (14.29%) Multicast
7 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
7 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
7 1 (7.14%) DHCP
7 1 (7.14%) SNMP
7 1 (7.14%) IPv4
7 1 (7.14%) IPv6
7 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) C++ Team Leader
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (21.43%) Network Management
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
3 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) vSphere
1 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Polycom
3 5 (35.71%) Tandberg
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
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