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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 70 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.42% 1.28% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.36% 9.09% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 7
Average salary £25,500 £31,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
89 77 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.50% 14.03% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 88 62 97
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 September 2014. 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
Frome - 7 £25,500 - 2
Yeovil - 1 £27,500 -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Firewall
3 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
3 11 (57.89%) DHCP
3 11 (57.89%) DNS
3 11 (57.89%) SAN
4 10 (52.63%) ITIL
5 9 (47.37%) LAN
6 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
7 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (36.84%) Juniper
7 7 (36.84%) Citrix
7 7 (36.84%) WAN
7 7 (36.84%) Change Management
8 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
9 5 (26.32%) Information Security
9 5 (26.32%) MS Office
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
10 4 (21.05%) Sun
10 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco
10 4 (21.05%) Sage
10 4 (21.05%) Replication
10 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
10 4 (21.05%) Wireless
10 4 (21.05%) Data Security
10 4 (21.05%) Banking

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) DHCP
2 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 11 (57.89%) SAN
3 9 (47.37%) LAN
4 7 (36.84%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (21.05%) Wireless
6 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
7 2 (10.53%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Military
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Support Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) IT Support
3 7 (36.84%) Senior IT Support
3 7 (36.84%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Support Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) IT Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Systems Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Security Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Network Security Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Network Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
6 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Junior IT Support
7 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.26%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) Replication
3 3 (15.79%) PDA
4 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Change Management
3 5 (26.32%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Data Security
4 4 (21.05%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Management
5 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.53%) Communications Security
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
3 3 (15.79%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
3 7 (36.84%) Juniper
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Sun
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) Sage
6 3 (15.79%) SonicWALL
6 3 (15.79%) Apple
6 3 (15.79%) Avaya
6 3 (15.79%) HP
6 3 (15.79%) Dell
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