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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 12 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 4.55% - 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% - 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £48,750 - £19,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
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
5 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 11.36% 11.36% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% +57.89%
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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Operations Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft