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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 42 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.85% 2.06% 7.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 12.50% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 18
Median salary - £19,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -62.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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
16 56 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.78% 16.52% 24.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 51 52
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £19,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Nokia
2 8 (53.33%) Apple
2 8 (53.33%) Blackberry
2 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (53.33%) Clearswift
2 8 (53.33%) Law
2 8 (53.33%) Smartphone
2 8 (53.33%) iPhone
2 8 (53.33%) Proofpoint
2 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (53.33%) Office 365
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Phone
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) Balanced Scorecard
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Process Management
4 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
4 4 (26.67%) FortiGate
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (26.67%) Problem Management

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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 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) DMVPN
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) GPRS
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) WPA
3 1 (6.67%) WPA2
General
1 8 (53.33%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) BlackBerry Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Messaging Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Blackberry
1 8 (53.33%) iPhone
1 8 (53.33%) Smartphone
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Phone
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (26.67%) Balanced Scorecard
2 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (26.67%) Process Management
2 4 (26.67%) Security Patching
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCNP
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Apple
1 8 (53.33%) Clearswift
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (53.33%) Nokia
1 8 (53.33%) Proofpoint
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.67%) Google