The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Farnborough region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 34 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.75% 2.41% 6.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 11.76% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 15
Average salary £33,250 £26,250 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -9.48%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Communications & Networking Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 34 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 24.45% 20.48% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 45 33 68
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -25.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
Hampshire

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 1 August 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 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (40.00%) Linux
6 7 (35.00%) DHCP
6 7 (35.00%) Cisco
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) DNS
7 6 (30.00%) SAN
7 6 (30.00%) MS Office
7 6 (30.00%) ITIL
7 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (30.00%) vSphere
7 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) NAS
8 5 (25.00%) IPsec
9 4 (20.00%) Internet
10 3 (15.00%) SLA
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
10 3 (15.00%) Perl
10 3 (15.00%) PHP
10 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
10 3 (15.00%) Python
10 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (15.00%) Change Management

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
1 3 (15.00%) PaaS
1 3 (15.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (35.00%) DHCP
3 7 (35.00%) DNS
4 6 (30.00%) SAN
5 5 (25.00%) NAS
5 5 (25.00%) IPsec
6 4 (20.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
8 2 (10.00%) SSL
9 1 (5.00%) LAN
9 1 (5.00%) WAN
9 1 (5.00%) SMTP
9 1 (5.00%) VLAN
9 1 (5.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Support Technician
1 6 (30.00%) PC Support
1 6 (30.00%) PC Support Technician
2 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) CentOS
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Change Management
2 3 (15.00%) Time Management
3 2 (10.00%) Release Management
3 2 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) SIEM
3 2 (10.00%) Validation
3 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
1 3 (15.00%) PHP
1 3 (15.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) vSphere
4 3 (15.00%) vCloud
4 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) Postfix
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) IronPort
4 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (10.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) McAfee
4 2 (10.00%) Nokia
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago