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 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 20 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 3.85% - 7.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% - 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 14
Average salary £43,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
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
19 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 18.27% 11.34% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 27
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) PBX
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) SNMP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) RTP
2 2 (50.00%) SS7
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 2 (50.00%) Aruba
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) ISDN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) ISDN
2 2 (50.00%) PBX
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) SNMP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) RTP
2 2 (50.00%) SS7
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Infoblox
1 2 (50.00%) Aruba