The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 48 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 0.41% 0.81% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 3.85% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £29,750 £22,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.22% -60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kingston Upon Thames region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 25.31% 20.97% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 55 23 23
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Kingston Upon Thames region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Kingston Upon Thames region.

VPN Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 5 (62.50%) PHP
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) Release Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) LAMP
2 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Apple
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Capita
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) Multicast
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) Network Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Support Manager
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Manager
3 2 (25.00%) PC Support
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
4 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Release Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Capita