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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 75 73 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.15% 0.31% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 1.55% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £27,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -52.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,947 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -1.47%
VPN
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
97 129 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 14.81% 19.91% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 84 123 68
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,800 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) WAN
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 10 (62.50%) MPLS
3 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) VLAN
4 8 (50.00%) Law
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (43.75%) CCNP
5 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 6 (37.50%) Internet
7 5 (31.25%) ISPF
7 5 (31.25%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (31.25%) DNS
7 5 (31.25%) SSL
7 5 (31.25%) DHCP
7 5 (31.25%) CCNA
8 4 (25.00%) WLAN
8 4 (25.00%) HSRP
9 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
9 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (18.75%) People Management
9 3 (18.75%) Logistics
9 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
9 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
9 3 (18.75%) Wireless
9 3 (18.75%) Billing
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
9 3 (18.75%) Juniper

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) WAN
3 10 (62.50%) MPLS
3 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) VLAN
4 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) Internet
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) SSL
6 5 (31.25%) DHCP
6 5 (31.25%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (25.00%) HSRP
7 4 (25.00%) WLAN
8 3 (18.75%) Wireless
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (6.25%) VoIP
General
1 8 (50.00%) Law
2 3 (18.75%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Network Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Logistics
1 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
1 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
1 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
1 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
1 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (18.75%) People Management
2 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCNP
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper
2 3 (18.75%) Remedy
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago