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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 76 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.96% 0.92% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 5.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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Hampshire

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
58 69 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.94% 15.79% 34.46%
Number of salaries quoted 42 56 98
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
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 29 August 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) MSMQ
5 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (37.50%) CCIE
5 3 (37.50%) CCNP
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Internet
5 3 (37.50%) IPsec
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) Endeca
6 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (12.50%) Aruba
6 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) PBX

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Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) IPsec
4 3 (37.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) PBX
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) MSMQ
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCIE
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Endeca
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) Aruba
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint