The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 20 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 5.04% - 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% - 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £27,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -5.55%
VPN
West Sussex

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 15.13% 23.53% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 26
Average salary £27,000 £50,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.00% +14.94%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

VPN
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

VPN Salary Trend in Gatwick

VPN
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Gatwick

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (50.00%) HSRP
5 3 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (37.50%) High Availability
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (37.50%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
5 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (37.50%) MPLS
5 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (37.50%) PPP
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) SLA

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Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (50.00%) HSRP
5 3 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (37.50%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
5 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (37.50%) MPLS
5 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (37.50%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior DBA
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Infoblox
3 2 (25.00%) Aruba
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix