The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 23 61 42
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.36% 1.13% 4.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 69.23% 8.77% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 10
Median salary £30,000 £46,250 £17,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.13% +164.28%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 57 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.74% 12.90% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 51 36
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £23,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +39.78%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

VPN
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

VPN Salary Trend in Ipswich

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for VPN.

1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 6 (42.86%) Google
4 6 (42.86%) CCNA
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Internet
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (35.71%) A+ Certification
5 5 (35.71%) SMTP
5 5 (35.71%) HTTP
5 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) HTTPS
5 5 (35.71%) MCSE
5 5 (35.71%) MCSA
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) MS Office
5 5 (35.71%) MCP
5 5 (35.71%) Unix
5 5 (35.71%) IMAP
5 5 (35.71%) Mac OS
5 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (35.71%) Network+ Certification

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (35.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Internet
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) HTTP
3 5 (35.71%) HTTPS
3 5 (35.71%) IMAP
3 5 (35.71%) SMTP
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
5 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) PABX
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.14%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 7 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (35.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) IT Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) IT Support
2 5 (35.71%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) CCTV
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Mac OS
3 5 (35.71%) Unix
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (35.71%) High Availability
1 5 (35.71%) Presales
1 5 (35.71%) Ticket Management
2 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Password Management
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
3 5 (35.71%) A+ Certification
3 5 (35.71%) MCP
3 5 (35.71%) MCSA
3 5 (35.71%) MCSE
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (21.43%) CCNP
5 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Google
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto