The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 60 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.08% 2.25% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 13.57% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 1
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.42%
VPN
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
145 140 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 20.08% 16.59% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 133 126 113
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Northamptonshire region.

VPN Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

VPN
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +4 14 £31,500 -21.25% 4
Corby - 2 £26,000 -
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 18 (81.82%) LAN
2 14 (63.64%) WAN
3 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
4 11 (50.00%) Firewall
5 10 (45.45%) DNS
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco
7 8 (36.36%) Windows
8 7 (31.82%) ITIL
8 7 (31.82%) MPLS
8 7 (31.82%) VLAN
8 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
9 6 (27.27%) Internet
9 6 (27.27%) Law
9 6 (27.27%) Legal
10 5 (22.73%) Wireless
10 5 (22.73%) MCTS
10 5 (22.73%) MCITP
10 5 (22.73%) SLA
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (22.73%) CCNP
10 5 (22.73%) WLAN
10 5 (22.73%) MCP
10 5 (22.73%) HND
10 5 (22.73%) MCSE
10 5 (22.73%) MCSA
11 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
11 4 (18.18%) DHCP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) LAN
2 14 (63.64%) WAN
3 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
4 11 (50.00%) Firewall
5 10 (45.45%) DNS
6 7 (31.82%) VLAN
6 7 (31.82%) MPLS
7 6 (27.27%) Internet
8 5 (22.73%) WLAN
8 5 (22.73%) Wireless
9 4 (18.18%) HSRP
9 4 (18.18%) SSL
9 4 (18.18%) DHCP
10 2 (9.09%) SAN
10 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Law
1 6 (27.27%) Legal
2 4 (18.18%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Network Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 1 (4.55%) IT Support
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
1 1 (4.55%) iPhone
1 1 (4.55%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 4 (18.18%) Logistics
2 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
2 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) People Management
3 3 (13.64%) Coaching
4 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (4.55%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) MCP
1 5 (22.73%) HND
1 5 (22.73%) MCSE
1 5 (22.73%) MCSA
1 5 (22.73%) CCNP
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (22.73%) MCTS
1 5 (22.73%) MCITP
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) Remedy
3 4 (18.18%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) HP
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