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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 22 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.34% 2.53% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.14% 11.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 19.72% 21.52% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 3
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 12 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) LAN
3 10 (83.33%) WAN
3 10 (83.33%) Data Centre
4 9 (75.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (75.00%) Algorithms
4 9 (75.00%) DHCP
4 9 (75.00%) FTP
4 9 (75.00%) HTTP
4 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (75.00%) HTTPS
4 9 (75.00%) LDAP
4 9 (75.00%) SOAP
4 9 (75.00%) ICMP
4 9 (75.00%) SSL
4 9 (75.00%) Tcl
4 9 (75.00%) BIG-IP
4 9 (75.00%) F5
4 9 (75.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) IIS
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
3 9 (75.00%) BIG-IP
3 9 (75.00%) DHCP
3 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (75.00%) FTP
3 9 (75.00%) HTTP
3 9 (75.00%) HTTPS
3 9 (75.00%) ICMP
3 9 (75.00%) LDAP
3 9 (75.00%) SSL
3 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) BGP
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Administrator
2 7 (58.33%) Network Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) MongoDB DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) REST
1 9 (75.00%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (75.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (75.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Tcl
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft
3 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (8.33%) Riverbed