The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 43 64 77
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.35% 0.46% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.56% 2.90% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Median salary £33,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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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
59 69 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 17.35% 15.90% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 58 64 43
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Portsmouth region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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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Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for VPN.

1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) LAN
4 7 (53.85%) WAN
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (46.15%) MCITP
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Veeam
5 6 (46.15%) Meraki
5 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) MCSE
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP
5 6 (46.15%) VoIP
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) BCP
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) Wireless
6 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
7 4 (30.77%) Marketing
8 3 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas

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Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 7 (53.85%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) DHCP
4 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 6 (46.15%) VoIP
5 5 (38.46%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (15.38%) HTTP
6 2 (15.38%) Internet
6 2 (15.38%) MPLS
6 2 (15.38%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (7.69%) HSPA
7 1 (7.69%) Junos
7 1 (7.69%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (7.69%) RTSP
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (23.08%) Electronics
3 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Streaming Video
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) BCP
1 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Email Filtering
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
1 2 (15.38%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCITP
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CCDP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (7.69%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) Meraki
3 6 (46.15%) Veeam
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
6 1 (7.69%) Adobe
6 1 (7.69%) Apple
6 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
6 1 (7.69%) IronPort
6 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.69%) Remedy