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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 57 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.89% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.02% 1.16% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £70,000 £22,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +212.50%
UK excluding London average salary £34,159 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.40% -
Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
133 86 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 20.94% 21.88% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 120 76 51
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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
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 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Northampton

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) ITIL
4 10 (66.67%) DNS
5 9 (60.00%) Citrix
5 9 (60.00%) Firewall
6 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
6 8 (53.33%) IIS
6 8 (53.33%) MCITP
7 7 (46.67%) Fat Client
7 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (46.67%) XenServer
7 7 (46.67%) MCP
7 7 (46.67%) CCA
7 7 (46.67%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
7 7 (46.67%) DHCP
7 7 (46.67%) Thin Client
8 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (40.00%) Wyse
8 6 (40.00%) SSL
8 6 (40.00%) MS Office
8 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
8 6 (40.00%) XenApp
8 6 (40.00%) SaaS
8 6 (40.00%) Change Control
8 6 (40.00%) CCIA
8 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
8 6 (40.00%) NetScaler

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
1 8 (53.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DNS
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) DHCP
4 6 (40.00%) SSL
4 6 (40.00%) NetScaler
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) Internet
7 2 (13.33%) OSPF
7 2 (13.33%) BGP
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (13.33%) Network Security
7 2 (13.33%) HSRP
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (6.67%) PABX
8 1 (6.67%) MGCP
8 1 (6.67%) IPsec
8 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Support Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design Architect
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Support
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Fat Client
1 7 (46.67%) Thin Client
2 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (13.33%) Replication
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Change Control
3 5 (33.33%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (53.33%) MCITP
2 7 (46.67%) MCP
2 7 (46.67%) CCA
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (40.00%) CCIA
4 2 (13.33%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) MCTS
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) XenServer
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 6 (40.00%) XenApp
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (6.67%) ARCserve
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) Wyse
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Unisys
6 2 (13.33%) EMC
6 2 (13.33%) Juniper
6 2 (13.33%) F5
6 2 (13.33%) Fortinet