The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 40 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.55% 2.08% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 11.32% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 8
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +4.31%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
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Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 53 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 20.43% 18.34% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 55 42 50
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £16,187 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

VPN Salary Trend in Peterborough

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Junior
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Junior Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix