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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 20 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 1.49% 5.97% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 28.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £18,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
VPN
Devon

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

Communications & Networking Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 17.91% 20.90% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 4
Average salary £37,500 £18,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.33% -38.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £17,800 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £29,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

VPN
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

VPN Salary Trend in Plymouth

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Back Office
2 4 (66.67%) Handset
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 4 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) Telnet
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 4 (66.67%) Handset
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco