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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 82 57 76
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.78% 1.50% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.30% 9.09% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 4
Average salary £25,250 £33,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.62% +21.81%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
151 99 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.67% 16.50% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 139 86 103
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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
(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 -16 8 £25,250 -38.41%
VPN
East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (81.25%) TCP/IP
3 13 (81.25%) DNS
3 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
4 12 (75.00%) Legal
4 12 (75.00%) MCTS
4 12 (75.00%) MCITP
4 12 (75.00%) SLA
4 12 (75.00%) MCP
4 12 (75.00%) HND
4 12 (75.00%) MCSE
4 12 (75.00%) MCSA
4 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (56.25%) Service Delivery
5 9 (56.25%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (31.25%) LAN
6 5 (31.25%) WAN
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) Coaching
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (12.50%) Firewall
8 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
8 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 1 (6.25%) HP
9 1 (6.25%) WLAN
9 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
9 1 (6.25%) SharePoint

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) TCP/IP
1 13 (81.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (75.00%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Team Leader
1 9 (56.25%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Sales Executive
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) MCP
1 12 (75.00%) HND
1 12 (75.00%) MCSE
1 12 (75.00%) MCSA
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (75.00%) MCTS
1 12 (75.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) NetApp
2 1 (6.25%) VMware