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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 19 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 22 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.44% 1.71% 6.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.95% 17.24% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 26
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 £24,000 £22,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £37,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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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
76 29 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 32.62% 9.93% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 63 27 61
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +22.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 29 August 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Ipswich

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (92.31%) Windows
2 33 (84.62%) TCP/IP
3 31 (79.49%) Firewall
4 25 (64.10%) SAN
4 25 (64.10%) DNS
4 25 (64.10%) Linux
5 23 (58.97%) Web Services
5 23 (58.97%) UNIX
5 23 (58.97%) Shell Script
6 22 (56.41%) PowerShell
7 19 (48.72%) Reverse Proxy
8 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
9 14 (35.90%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
9 14 (35.90%) KVM
10 12 (30.77%) Puppet
10 12 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (30.77%) Release Management
10 12 (30.77%) DHCP
11 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (28.21%) Cisco
11 11 (28.21%) LAN
11 11 (28.21%) WAN
11 11 (28.21%) CCNP
11 11 (28.21%) Network Security
12 10 (25.64%) PKI
12 10 (25.64%) JSON
12 10 (25.64%) CCSE
12 10 (25.64%) SSH

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Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) nginx
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.26%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (84.62%) TCP/IP
2 31 (79.49%) Firewall
3 25 (64.10%) DNS
3 25 (64.10%) SAN
4 19 (48.72%) Reverse Proxy
5 12 (30.77%) DHCP
6 11 (28.21%) LAN
6 11 (28.21%) WAN
6 11 (28.21%) Network Security
7 10 (25.64%) Wireless
7 10 (25.64%) IPsec
7 10 (25.64%) SSH
7 10 (25.64%) SSL
8 2 (5.13%) SMTP
8 2 (5.13%) HTTP
8 2 (5.13%) NAS
8 2 (5.13%) tcpdump
8 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (2.56%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (25.64%) Network Engineer
1 10 (25.64%) Network Security Engineer
1 10 (25.64%) Administrator
1 10 (25.64%) Security Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (15.38%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.13%) IT Support
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Security Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (58.97%) Web Services
2 10 (25.64%) XML
2 10 (25.64%) JSON
3 1 (2.56%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) PKI
2 9 (23.08%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (92.31%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Linux
3 23 (58.97%) UNIX
4 2 (5.13%) Debian
4 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Release Management
1 12 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (20.51%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.26%) ERP
4 4 (10.26%) Information Security
5 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum
6 2 (5.13%) Service Management
6 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.56%) SIEM
7 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.56%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) Shell Script
2 22 (56.41%) PowerShell
3 10 (25.64%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (28.21%) CCNP
2 10 (25.64%) CCNA
2 10 (25.64%) CCSA
2 10 (25.64%) CCSE
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (25.64%) MCSE
3 4 (10.26%) Sun Certification
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
2 14 (35.90%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (35.90%) KVM
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) Puppet
2 10 (25.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Cisco
2 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
2 10 (25.64%) Sourcefire
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) NetApp
5 1 (2.56%) F5
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