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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 63 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.58% 2.35% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.97% 11.72% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 11
Average salary £49,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £45,900 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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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
101 128 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 19.46% 20.06% 20.03%
Number of salaries quoted 78 98 113
Average salary £40,000 £44,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) CRISC
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Meraki
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (20.00%) CLAS
3 1 (20.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (20.00%) Case Management
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
3 1 (20.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) DSL
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) L2TP
3 1 (20.00%) LLU
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) PPP
3 1 (20.00%) RIP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) xDSL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Security Officer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Network Support
1 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Case Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (20.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CCENT
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CLAS
2 1 (20.00%) CRISC
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Meraki
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed