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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 79 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.32% 0.97% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 5.77% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Average salary £41,250 £27,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.77% -36.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £36,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -5.33%
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
114 156 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 12.22% 16.85% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 101 138 110
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 4 September 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 2 £41,250 +52.77%
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
1 7 (77.78%) VLAN
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) CCNA
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) OSPF
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (22.22%) Law
6 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 2 (22.22%) ADSL
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
7 1 (11.11%) PSTN
7 1 (11.11%) VoIP

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
1 7 (77.78%) VLAN
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) ADSL
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
5 1 (11.11%) MGCP
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) IPsec
5 1 (11.11%) ISDN
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) PSTN
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Head of IT
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (11.11%) Time Management
1 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) HP