The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 74 46 62
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.75% 1.76% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% 14.49% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 5
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
110 69 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 13.80% 12.17% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 107 60 82
Average salary £36,500 £29,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.72% -13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,900 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
South West

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 24 July 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
Templecombe - 2 - -
Taunton - 1 £16,000 -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 6 (42.86%) DNS
4 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (42.86%) DHCP
4 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) MS Office
6 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 4 (28.57%) Sage
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) Sun
6 4 (28.57%) Backup Exec
6 4 (28.57%) Information Security
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Data Security
6 4 (28.57%) Replication
6 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) Data Management
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (21.43%) PDA
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) SonicWALL
7 3 (21.43%) Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) HP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
1 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Military
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Desktop Support
2 4 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Network Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) Junior IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Replication
3 3 (21.43%) PDA
4 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Information Security
1 4 (28.57%) Data Security
1 4 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Communications Security
2 2 (14.29%) Information Management
2 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Terminal Services
2 3 (21.43%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 8 (57.14%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Sage
3 4 (28.57%) Sun
4 3 (21.43%) SonicWALL
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Dell
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Avaya
4 3 (21.43%) Apple
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