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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 57 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.11% 0.97% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.63% 4.23% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 1
Average salary £27,500 £31,250 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -55.35%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £33,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -9.58%
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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
135 142 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 21.95% 22.87% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 97 129 63
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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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Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Northampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (88.89%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) WAN
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco
3 11 (61.11%) Firewall
4 10 (55.56%) VLAN
4 10 (55.56%) MPLS
5 8 (44.44%) Law
5 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 7 (38.89%) CCNP
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (33.33%) Internet
8 5 (27.78%) ISPF
8 5 (27.78%) CCNA
8 5 (27.78%) DNS
8 5 (27.78%) SSL
8 5 (27.78%) DHCP
8 5 (27.78%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (22.22%) WLAN
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 4 (22.22%) Juniper
9 4 (22.22%) Remedy
9 4 (22.22%) Logistics
9 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
9 4 (22.22%) Wireless
9 4 (22.22%) Billing
9 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (22.22%) HSRP
9 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
9 4 (22.22%) Incident Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) WAN
3 11 (61.11%) Firewall
4 10 (55.56%) VLAN
4 10 (55.56%) MPLS
5 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 6 (33.33%) Internet
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) SSL
7 5 (27.78%) DHCP
7 5 (27.78%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (22.22%) WLAN
8 4 (22.22%) Wireless
8 4 (22.22%) HSRP
9 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (5.56%) VoIP
General
1 8 (44.44%) Law
2 4 (22.22%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
1 1 (5.56%) iPhone
1 1 (5.56%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 4 (22.22%) Logistics
1 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
1 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
1 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
1 4 (22.22%) People Management
2 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CCNP
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (27.78%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Juniper
2 4 (22.22%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) VMware