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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 23 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 1.35% 6.56% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 25.00% -
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 £40,000 £36,947 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -1.47%
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
14 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 18.92% 26.23% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 7
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £17,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £54,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 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 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (80.00%) Back Office
2 4 (80.00%) Handset
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Telnet
3 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (80.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) Telnet
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) SSH
2 1 (20.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (80.00%) Handset
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
1 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco