The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 57 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.57% 1.85% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.31% 8.82% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 1
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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Northamptonshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 136 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 20.90% 21.02% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 104 122 76
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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Salary Trend in Northampton

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

VPN Salary Trend in Northampton

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Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Northampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 16 (88.89%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) WAN
2 12 (66.67%) Firewall
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco
4 10 (55.56%) MPLS
4 10 (55.56%) VLAN
5 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (44.44%) Law
7 7 (38.89%) CCNP
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (33.33%) Internet
8 6 (33.33%) DNS
9 5 (27.78%) ISPF
9 5 (27.78%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (27.78%) SSL
9 5 (27.78%) Wireless
9 5 (27.78%) DHCP
9 5 (27.78%) CCNA
10 4 (22.22%) Juniper
10 4 (22.22%) Remedy
10 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 4 (22.22%) WLAN
10 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
10 4 (22.22%) People Management
10 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (22.22%) HSRP
10 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
10 4 (22.22%) Billing
10 4 (22.22%) Logistics
10 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) WAN
2 12 (66.67%) Firewall
3 10 (55.56%) VLAN
3 10 (55.56%) MPLS
4 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (33.33%) DNS
5 6 (33.33%) Internet
6 5 (27.78%) Wireless
6 5 (27.78%) SSL
6 5 (27.78%) DHCP
6 5 (27.78%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (22.22%) WLAN
7 4 (22.22%) HSRP
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (5.56%) VoIP
9 1 (5.56%) SAN
General
1 8 (44.44%) Law
2 4 (22.22%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
1 1 (5.56%) iPhone
1 1 (5.56%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 4 (22.22%) Logistics
1 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
1 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
1 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
1 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (22.22%) People Management
2 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CCNP
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Juniper
2 4 (22.22%) Remedy