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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 36 46 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.83% 0.65% 8.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 5.00% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 18
Median salary £30,480 £27,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.83% -38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,586 £27,500 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £27,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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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
34 40 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 12.01% 12.94% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 53
Median salary £33,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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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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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 September 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Ipswich

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 16 (76.19%) Windows
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 14 (66.67%) Blackberry
3 14 (66.67%) Apple
3 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 14 (66.67%) Clearswift
3 14 (66.67%) Law
3 14 (66.67%) Smartphone
3 14 (66.67%) Proofpoint
3 14 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (66.67%) Office 365
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Phone
4 9 (42.86%) iPhone
4 9 (42.86%) Nokia
5 8 (38.10%) Service Management
6 7 (33.33%) Process Management
6 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 7 (33.33%) Balanced Scorecard
6 7 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 7 (33.33%) Supplier Management
6 7 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (33.33%) Capacity Management
6 7 (33.33%) Security Patching
6 7 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
6 7 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 6 (28.57%) Firewall
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco

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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 14 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
1 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) BGP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.76%) Fast Ethernet
3 1 (4.76%) H.323
3 1 (4.76%) IGMP
3 1 (4.76%) IPsec
3 1 (4.76%) L2TP
3 1 (4.76%) OSPF
3 1 (4.76%) PPTP
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) VRRP
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
General
1 14 (66.67%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) BlackBerry Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Mobile Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Messaging Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Messaging Support
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Programme Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Support
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) HTML5
1 1 (4.76%) JSON
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 14 (66.67%) Smartphone
2 9 (42.86%) iPhone
3 7 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
3 7 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Phone
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 8 (38.10%) Service Management
3 7 (33.33%) Balanced Scorecard
3 7 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 7 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 7 (33.33%) Process Management
3 7 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 7 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CCNP
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (19.05%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) Apple
2 14 (66.67%) Clearswift
2 14 (66.67%) Proofpoint
3 9 (42.86%) Nokia
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Sophos