The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 69 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.32% 0.58% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 2.86% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £27,000 £56,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.00% +104.54%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 70 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 20.89% 20.23% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 124 68 54
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
Northamptonshire

VPN
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

VPN
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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) ITIL
3 11 (78.57%) DNS
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (64.29%) MCITP
5 8 (57.14%) MCP
6 7 (50.00%) IIS
6 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (42.86%) Firewall
7 6 (42.86%) DHCP
7 6 (42.86%) MS Office
7 6 (42.86%) Thin Client
7 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 6 (42.86%) Citrix
7 6 (42.86%) CCA
7 6 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (42.86%) Fat Client
7 6 (42.86%) XenServer
7 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (35.71%) SaaS
8 5 (35.71%) Change Control
8 5 (35.71%) CCIA
8 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
8 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
8 5 (35.71%) NetScaler
8 5 (35.71%) XenApp
8 5 (35.71%) SSL
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 7 (50.00%) IIS
1 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) NetScaler
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) SSL
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.14%) PABX
5 1 (7.14%) IPsec
5 1 (7.14%) MGCP
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Thin Client
1 6 (42.86%) Fat Client
2 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
3 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) Network Design
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (64.29%) MCITP
2 8 (57.14%) MCP
3 6 (42.86%) CCA
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (35.71%) CCIA
5 4 (28.57%) MCSE
6 3 (21.43%) MCSA
6 3 (21.43%) MCTS
7 2 (14.29%) HND
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 6 (42.86%) XenServer
2 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
2 5 (35.71%) XenApp
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) ARCserve
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Wyse
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Unisys
5 2 (14.29%) EMC