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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 14 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 10.34% 2.91% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% 17.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Average salary £60,000 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+122.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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
28 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 24.14% 16.50% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 18
Average salary £60,000 £27,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+122.22% -32.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Gatwick

VPN
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) LDAP
1 21 (100.00%) LAN
1 21 (100.00%) WAN
1 21 (100.00%) DHCP
1 21 (100.00%) FTP
1 21 (100.00%) HTTP
1 21 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 21 (100.00%) DNS
1 21 (100.00%) SSL
1 21 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 21 (100.00%) ICMP
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
1 21 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 21 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 21 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (100.00%) F5
1 21 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 21 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 21 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 21 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 12 (57.14%) SOAP
2 12 (57.14%) Tcl
2 12 (57.14%) HTTPS
2 12 (57.14%) Algorithms
2 12 (57.14%) REST

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 21 (100.00%) DHCP
1 21 (100.00%) DNS
1 21 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 21 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 21 (100.00%) FTP
1 21 (100.00%) HTTP
1 21 (100.00%) ICMP
1 21 (100.00%) LAN
1 21 (100.00%) LDAP
1 21 (100.00%) SSL
1 21 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 21 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (57.14%) HTTPS
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Administrator
1 16 (76.19%) Network Administrator
2 9 (42.86%) LAN Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) IP Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) IP Network Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) LAN Administrator
3 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) REST
1 12 (57.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (57.14%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 21 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Tcl
System Software
1 21 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 21 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) F5
1 21 (100.00%) VMware