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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 73 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.27% 1.19% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 6.78% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 2
Average salary £41,250 £27,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.77% -41.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £27,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £27,900 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.72% -4.00%
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
98 118 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 13.44% 17.51% 19.00%
Number of salaries quoted 86 111 69
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,500 £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

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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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Law
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) ISPF
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) ADSL

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (16.67%) ADSL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ISPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago