The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 32 45 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 30 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 8.57% 2.29% 4.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 49.18% 8.75% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 10
Average salary £35,000 £29,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% -9.23%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 80 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 17.43% 26.14% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 41 68 56
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
VPN
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VPN
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

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
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Ipswich

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 34 (100.00%) Firewall
2 30 (88.24%) DNS
3 29 (85.29%) SAN
3 29 (85.29%) Linux
3 29 (85.29%) Shell Script
4 28 (82.35%) Windows
5 27 (79.41%) UNIX
5 27 (79.41%) Web Services
5 27 (79.41%) TCP/IP
5 27 (79.41%) PowerShell
6 26 (76.47%) Hyper-V
6 26 (76.47%) Reverse Proxy
6 26 (76.47%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (76.47%) KVM
7 21 (61.76%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
9 18 (52.94%) DHCP
10 17 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (50.00%) Release Management
11 16 (47.06%) Cisco
12 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (44.12%) CCNP
12 15 (44.12%) CCNA
12 15 (44.12%) MCSE
12 15 (44.12%) MS Exchange
13 12 (35.29%) Puppet
14 11 (32.35%) Network Monitoring
15 10 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
15 10 (29.41%) Replication

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 15 (44.12%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) nginx
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (61.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) Firewall
2 30 (88.24%) DNS
3 29 (85.29%) SAN
4 27 (79.41%) TCP/IP
5 26 (76.47%) Reverse Proxy
6 18 (52.94%) DHCP
7 4 (11.76%) LAN
7 4 (11.76%) WAN
7 4 (11.76%) Network Security
7 4 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
8 2 (5.88%) NAS
8 2 (5.88%) tcpdump
8 2 (5.88%) SMTP
8 2 (5.88%) HTTP
8 2 (5.88%) Internet
9 1 (2.94%) RIP
9 1 (2.94%) VoIP
9 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 17 (50.00%) Administrator
2 8 (23.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (23.53%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (20.59%) Developer
4 6 (17.65%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 6 (17.65%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (14.71%) Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Information Security Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Information Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (79.41%) Web Services
2 8 (23.53%) XML
2 8 (23.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Replication
2 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Linux
2 28 (82.35%) Windows
3 27 (79.41%) UNIX
4 2 (5.88%) Debian
4 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) VMS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Release Management
1 17 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (32.35%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.76%) Identity Management
4 4 (11.76%) SIEM
4 4 (11.76%) Information Security
5 3 (8.82%) ERP
6 2 (5.88%) SOA
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
6 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) Shell Script
2 27 (79.41%) PowerShell
3 9 (26.47%) Java
4 8 (23.53%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) MCSE
1 15 (44.12%) CCNP
1 15 (44.12%) CCNA
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (20.59%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 26 (76.47%) Hyper-V
1 26 (76.47%) VMware ESXi
1 26 (76.47%) KVM
2 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Puppet
2 10 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) NetApp