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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 43 55 38
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.13% 2.54% 5.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 12.37% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 12
Median salary £52,500 £20,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+156.09% -43.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £19,250 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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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
40 97 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.33% 20.51% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 38 73 33
Median salary £50,000 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
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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Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Ipswich

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (44.44%) IaaS
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (33.33%) Apple
5 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) SSL
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
6 2 (22.22%) JSON
6 2 (22.22%) Law
6 2 (22.22%) Replication
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) IPsec
6 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP

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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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) IaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (11.11%) PaaS
4 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
4 2 (22.22%) IPsec
4 2 (22.22%) IPv6
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) H.323
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) AWS Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Messaging Support
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Architect
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Expert
3 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
1 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Balanced Scorecard
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Tcl
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (11.11%) KVM
3 1 (11.11%) vCloud
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Apple
4 2 (22.22%) Clearswift
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Proofpoint
4 2 (22.22%) Sophos
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL