The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 54 66 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -35
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 8 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.34% 1.20% 5.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 8.60% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 34
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
65 93 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.71% 14.01% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 54 74 122
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £58,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

VPN
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

VPN
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 5 £35,000 - 1
Taunton +9 4 - -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 20 (80.00%) Firewall
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 13 (52.00%) MS Office
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (44.00%) DNS
6 10 (40.00%) Wireless
7 9 (36.00%) Cisco
8 8 (32.00%) DHCP
9 7 (28.00%) CCNA
9 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (28.00%) LAN
9 7 (28.00%) WAN
10 6 (24.00%) SAN
10 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
11 5 (20.00%) VMware
11 5 (20.00%) Change Management
11 5 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (20.00%) HP
11 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
11 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
11 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 4 (16.00%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (16.00%) MCSE
12 4 (16.00%) WLAN
12 4 (16.00%) SQL
12 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (8.00%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (44.00%) DNS
4 10 (40.00%) Wireless
5 8 (32.00%) DHCP
6 7 (28.00%) LAN
6 7 (28.00%) WAN
7 6 (24.00%) SAN
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (16.00%) MPLS
9 4 (16.00%) WLAN
9 4 (16.00%) VLAN
10 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (12.00%) NAS
10 3 (12.00%) VoIP
10 3 (12.00%) HTTP
10 3 (12.00%) SSL
10 3 (12.00%) Network Security
10 3 (12.00%) IPsec
11 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Support Technician
1 8 (32.00%) Help Desk Support
1 8 (32.00%) Help Desk Technician
1 8 (32.00%) Help Desk Support Technician
2 5 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Team Leader
3 4 (16.00%) Network Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.00%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) HPUX
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Change Management
1 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Memory Management
3 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Ruby
2 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) CCNA
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) MCSE
3 3 (12.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) CCSA
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) Postfix
2 2 (8.00%) Sendmail
2 2 (8.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Nagios
1 2 (8.00%) Cacti
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
1 2 (8.00%) Cobbler
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.00%) SmokePing
1 2 (8.00%) Icinga
1 2 (8.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) Juniper
4 4 (16.00%) SonicWALL
5 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.00%) Nokia
5 3 (12.00%) Brocade
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago