The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Horsham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 33 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 2.52% 2.94% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 13.89% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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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 Horsham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Horsham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 36 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 17.61% 21.18% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 4
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Horsham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

VPN
Salary Trend in Horsham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Horsham region.

VPN Salary Trend in Horsham

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Horsham 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 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) L2TP
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) IPv4
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) CCSP
3 2 (40.00%) CCIP
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) PPP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Broadband
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Python

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Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Horsham 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) xDSL
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) IPv4
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) Broadband
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) L2TP
3 2 (40.00%) PPP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) CCSP
2 2 (40.00%) CCIP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) BT