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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 73 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.28% 0.75% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.77% 4.55% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -32.00%
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
57 66 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.58% 16.50% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 41 56 102
Average salary £38,250 £38,536 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.74% -29.93%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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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Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) VoIP
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Internet
6 3 (30.00%) IPsec
6 3 (30.00%) MSMQ
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) IIS
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) CCIE
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (30.00%) Endeca
7 2 (20.00%) VLAN
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) SSL

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Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (30.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) VoIP
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) IPsec
6 2 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) SSL
7 1 (10.00%) MPLS
7 1 (10.00%) PBX
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) MSMQ
1 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCIE
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Endeca
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (10.00%) Aruba
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago