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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 24 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 5.00% - 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.84% - 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 13.57% 26.17% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 11
Average salary £45,000 £35,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) Load Balancing
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) LAN
4 8 (61.54%) ITIL
4 8 (61.54%) CCNP
4 8 (61.54%) VMware
5 7 (53.85%) Wireless
5 7 (53.85%) Fortinet
6 6 (46.15%) CCNA
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 5 (38.46%) DNS
7 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (30.77%) HSRP
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (30.77%) BT
8 4 (30.77%) Security Management
8 4 (30.77%) Blue Coat
8 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 4 (30.77%) VoIP
8 4 (30.77%) WAN
8 4 (30.77%) OSPF
8 4 (30.77%) BGP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) Wireless
4 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) VoIP
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) OSPF
5 4 (30.77%) BGP
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (30.77%) HSRP
6 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
6 3 (23.08%) PPP
6 3 (23.08%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) MPLS
6 3 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
6 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) GIS
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Load Balancing
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) High Availability
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (61.54%) CCNP
3 6 (46.15%) CCNA
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (23.08%) MCSE
5 3 (23.08%) MCSA
5 3 (23.08%) CCIE
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Fortinet
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Blue Coat
5 4 (30.77%) BT
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) EMC
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (7.69%) Twitter
7 1 (7.69%) Meraki