The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Fife region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 18.03% 9.76% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 5
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £30,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
Scotland

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 27 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 25 July 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%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
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
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware