The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 14 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 4.69% - 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £47,500 - £19,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
VPN
Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 10.94% 7.94% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
Average salary £47,500 £24,902 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.74% +31.06%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

VPN
Salary Trend in Fife

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

VPN Salary Trend in Fife

VPN
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Fife region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Fife

VPN
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Fife region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 1 £24,000 -
VPN
Scotland

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCDST
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco