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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 32 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 1.32% - 4.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% - 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £22,500 - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -4.72%
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
19 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 12.50% 4.17% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 5
Average salary £22,500 £33,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.33% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,500 £25,850 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £37,500 £40,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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

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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 18 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

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Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Apple