The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 20 47 25
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 22 3 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.80% 0.96% 7.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.43% 8.82% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 31
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £25,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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Suffolk

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
70 34 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.00% 10.93% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 55 32 62
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within 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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Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Ipswich

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 30 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 26 (72.22%) Firewall
4 20 (55.56%) SAN
4 20 (55.56%) Linux
4 20 (55.56%) Web Services
4 20 (55.56%) UNIX
4 20 (55.56%) DNS
5 18 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 16 (44.44%) Shell Script
7 14 (38.89%) Reverse Proxy
8 13 (36.11%) Network Security
8 13 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (36.11%) WAN
9 12 (33.33%) XML
9 12 (33.33%) SQL
9 12 (33.33%) Sourcefire
9 12 (33.33%) JSON
10 11 (30.56%) LAN
10 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
10 11 (30.56%) Puppet
10 11 (30.56%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (27.78%) NoSQL
11 10 (27.78%) PKI
11 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
11 10 (27.78%) SSL
11 10 (27.78%) Wireless
11 10 (27.78%) IPsec
11 10 (27.78%) CCSE
11 10 (27.78%) SSH

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Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) SaaS
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 26 (72.22%) Firewall
3 20 (55.56%) SAN
3 20 (55.56%) DNS
4 14 (38.89%) Reverse Proxy
5 13 (36.11%) Network Security
5 13 (36.11%) WAN
6 11 (30.56%) LAN
7 10 (27.78%) SSL
7 10 (27.78%) Wireless
7 10 (27.78%) IPsec
7 10 (27.78%) SSH
8 7 (19.44%) DHCP
9 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Network Engineer
1 10 (27.78%) Network Security Engineer
1 10 (27.78%) Security Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support
6 2 (5.56%) Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) Web Services
2 12 (33.33%) XML
2 12 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (2.78%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) PKI
2 9 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 20 (55.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (19.44%) Release Management
2 6 (16.67%) Information Security
3 5 (13.89%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (11.11%) ERP
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) Change Control
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.78%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.78%) SOA
7 1 (2.78%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 16 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 12 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) CCSE
1 10 (27.78%) CCSA
2 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.00%) CCNP
3 6 (16.67%) MCSE
3 6 (16.67%) CCNA
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.11%) Sun Certification
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) CCIE
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (25.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Puppet
1 11 (30.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
3 9 (25.00%) Cisco
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) Juniper
5 2 (5.56%) McAfee
6 1 (2.78%) F5
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago