The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 51 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.66% 4.53% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 18.75% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 3
Average salary £23,250 £29,625 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.51% -32.67%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 80 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 19.80% 24.17% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 56 66 19
Average salary £44,500 £39,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.10% -11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

VPN Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Office 365
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) SSL
6 2 (28.57%) CCNA
6 2 (28.57%) Dell
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (14.29%) Lync
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) SMTP
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Ethereal
4 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) COM
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) MCDBA
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Mitel
4 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
4 1 (14.29%) Kaseya
4 1 (14.29%) Aruba
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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