The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 50 52 72
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 21 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.56% 2.87% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 22.22% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 6
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
VPN
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
119 72 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 20.17% 12.93% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 111 58 73
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,695
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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Salary Trend in Somerset

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

VPN Salary Trend in Somerset

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Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Somerset

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Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Clevedon - 5 £40,000 -
Taunton -15 2 £26,500 -
Street - 2 - -
Shepton Mallet - 1 £30,000 -
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South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Somerset region with a requirement for VPN.

1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 25 (75.76%) Firewall
3 24 (72.73%) Cisco
4 23 (69.70%) WAN
4 23 (69.70%) ITIL
5 21 (63.64%) VoIP
6 20 (60.61%) Wireless
6 20 (60.61%) Network Security
7 19 (57.58%) Internet
8 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
8 17 (51.52%) LAN
8 17 (51.52%) VMware
9 16 (48.48%) Service Delivery
9 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (48.48%) Windows
9 16 (48.48%) TCP/IP
9 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (48.48%) CCNA
10 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
10 15 (45.45%) PRINCE2
10 15 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (45.45%) VLAN
11 14 (42.42%) Cisco IPT
11 14 (42.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (42.42%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (42.42%) IVR
11 14 (42.42%) IP Telephony
11 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
11 14 (42.42%) CCNP
11 14 (42.42%) Citrix

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Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (24.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 23 (69.70%) WAN
3 21 (63.64%) VoIP
4 20 (60.61%) Network Security
4 20 (60.61%) Wireless
5 19 (57.58%) Internet
6 17 (51.52%) LAN
7 16 (48.48%) TCP/IP
8 15 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (45.45%) VLAN
9 14 (42.42%) Cisco IPT
9 14 (42.42%) IP Telephony
9 14 (42.42%) MGCP
9 14 (42.42%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (27.27%) DHCP
10 9 (27.27%) DNS
10 9 (27.27%) SSL
11 8 (24.24%) SAN
12 7 (21.21%) EIGRP
12 7 (21.21%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (39.39%) Telecoms
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 7 (21.21%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (21.21%) Technical Leader
3 7 (21.21%) Voice Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Support Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Service Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Service Desk Support
4 6 (18.18%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) ICT Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Network Systems Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Data Network Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) IVR
2 10 (30.30%) Data Centre
3 8 (24.24%) Blackberry
4 7 (21.21%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (18.18%) iPad
5 6 (18.18%) iPhone
5 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 3 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
7 2 (6.06%) Replication
7 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
8 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.09%) Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Unix
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) ITIL
2 16 (48.48%) Service Delivery
3 15 (45.45%) PRINCE2
4 14 (42.42%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (42.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (21.21%) Computer Security
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
5 7 (21.21%) Project Management
5 7 (21.21%) Wealth Management
6 6 (18.18%) High Availability
6 6 (18.18%) Service Management
7 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) Change Management
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) Line Management
8 1 (3.03%) Matrix Management
8 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
8 1 (3.03%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) CCNA
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (42.42%) CCNP
3 7 (21.21%) CCVP
3 7 (21.21%) Degree
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (18.18%) MCDST
5 1 (3.03%) EMC Certification
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.18%) Terminal Services
3 6 (18.18%) XenApp
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco CUCM
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco UCCE
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco UCCX
2 8 (24.24%) SCCM
3 6 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (18.18%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 24 (72.73%) Cisco
3 17 (51.52%) VMware
4 14 (42.42%) Aruba
4 14 (42.42%) Citrix
5 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
5 7 (21.21%) Juniper
6 6 (18.18%) Intel Security
6 6 (18.18%) NetApp
6 6 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 6 (18.18%) Remedy
6 6 (18.18%) Symantec
7 2 (6.06%) Apple
7 2 (6.06%) Fujitsu
7 2 (6.06%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) IBM
7 2 (6.06%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.03%) EMC
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (3.03%) Software AG