The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 71 71 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.48% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.59% 0.67% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £70,000 £29,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +139.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £70,000 £23,760
10% offered a salary of more than £49,650 £70,000 £34,640
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
163 149 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.29% 22.96% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 136 120 82
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
East Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton -2 13 £40,000 -42.85%
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
3 24 (85.71%) ITIL
4 22 (78.57%) DNS
5 20 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (71.43%) MCITP
6 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (67.86%) DHCP
6 19 (67.86%) MCP
7 18 (64.29%) IIS
7 18 (64.29%) SharePoint
7 18 (64.29%) Firewall
7 18 (64.29%) Citrix
7 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (57.14%) Thin Client
8 16 (57.14%) CCA
8 16 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
8 16 (57.14%) XenServer
8 16 (57.14%) Fat Client
9 15 (53.57%) XenDesktop
9 15 (53.57%) XenApp
9 15 (53.57%) SaaS
9 15 (53.57%) Change Control
9 15 (53.57%) CCIA
9 15 (53.57%) NetScaler
9 15 (53.57%) Wyse
9 15 (53.57%) SSL
10 14 (50.00%) MCSE
11 12 (42.86%) SLA
12 10 (35.71%) Active Directory

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 18 (64.29%) IIS
1 18 (64.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (53.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) DNS
2 19 (67.86%) DHCP
3 18 (64.29%) Firewall
4 15 (53.57%) NetScaler
4 15 (53.57%) SSL
5 7 (25.00%) WAN
6 6 (21.43%) LAN
7 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.71%) SAN
7 3 (10.71%) WLAN
7 3 (10.71%) Internet
7 3 (10.71%) Network Security
7 3 (10.71%) VLAN
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (7.14%) HSRP
8 2 (7.14%) OSPF
8 2 (7.14%) BGP
9 1 (3.57%) VoIP
9 1 (3.57%) IPsec
9 1 (3.57%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Analyst
1 20 (71.43%) Support Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Citrix Support
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Citrix Support
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Support Analyst
4 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) Administrator
6 5 (17.86%) Architect
6 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
8 2 (7.14%) IT Support
8 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Network Design Architect
8 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Thin Client
1 16 (57.14%) Fat Client
2 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.71%) Replication
3 3 (10.71%) Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) ITIL
2 15 (53.57%) Change Control
3 9 (32.14%) Time Management
4 6 (21.43%) Network Design
5 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
5 3 (10.71%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) ITSM
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (71.43%) MCITP
2 19 (67.86%) MCP
3 16 (57.14%) CCA
3 16 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
4 15 (53.57%) CCIA
5 14 (50.00%) MCSE
6 10 (35.71%) MCSA
7 1 (3.57%) CCNA
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.57%) MCTS
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) XenServer
2 15 (53.57%) XenDesktop
2 15 (53.57%) XenApp
3 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (64.29%) Citrix
3 15 (53.57%) Wyse
4 7 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (10.71%) EMC
7 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.14%) F5
7 2 (7.14%) Juniper
7 2 (7.14%) Unisys