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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 16 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 2.86% - 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% - 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £27,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
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
17 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 16.19% 20.75% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 29
Average salary £27,000 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 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 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) HSRP
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) PPP
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) GIS
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) HSRP
3 3 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) PPP
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Network Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Infoblox
3 2 (28.57%) Aruba
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat