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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 52 51 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +28
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.87% 3.50% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.56% 20.41% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 5
Median salary £32,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% -5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
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
131 98 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 22.05% 17.13% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 122 81 96
Median salary £38,000 £37,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,597 £26,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Somerset

VPN
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 30 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 -
Street -1 4 - -
Bath -4 2 - -
Shepton Mallet - 1 £30,000 -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 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 29 (85.29%) Microsoft
2 27 (79.41%) Cisco
3 24 (70.59%) Firewall
4 22 (64.71%) VoIP
4 22 (64.71%) WAN
4 22 (64.71%) ITIL
5 20 (58.82%) Wireless
5 20 (58.82%) Network Security
6 19 (55.88%) VMware
6 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
6 19 (55.88%) Internet
7 18 (52.94%) Windows
7 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (50.00%) PRINCE2
8 17 (50.00%) CCNA
8 17 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
9 16 (47.06%) LAN
9 16 (47.06%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (47.06%) Service Delivery
10 14 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (41.18%) IVR
10 14 (41.18%) IP Telephony
10 14 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (41.18%) Cisco UCCE
10 14 (41.18%) VLAN
10 14 (41.18%) Cisco IPT
10 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
10 14 (41.18%) Citrix
10 14 (41.18%) CCNP

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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 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.82%) Apache
4 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (8.82%) IIS
4 3 (8.82%) JBoss
4 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
3 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) Office 365
3 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.82%) IaaS
3 3 (8.82%) PaaS
3 3 (8.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) Firewall
2 22 (64.71%) VoIP
2 22 (64.71%) WAN
3 20 (58.82%) Network Security
3 20 (58.82%) Wireless
4 19 (55.88%) Internet
5 16 (47.06%) LAN
5 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 16 (47.06%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (41.18%) Cisco IPT
6 14 (41.18%) IP Telephony
6 14 (41.18%) MGCP
6 14 (41.18%) VLAN
7 11 (32.35%) DHCP
7 11 (32.35%) DNS
8 10 (29.41%) SAN
9 9 (26.47%) ADSL
9 9 (26.47%) SSL
10 7 (20.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (38.24%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Technical Leader
2 7 (20.59%) Voice Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (14.71%) ICT Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Systems Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Data Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Support
5 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) IVR
2 12 (35.29%) Data Centre
3 7 (20.59%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
4 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 5 (14.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (11.76%) iPad
6 4 (11.76%) iPhone
7 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
8 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
8 2 (5.88%) Replication
8 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 5 (14.71%) Linux
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.88%) Android
7 2 (5.88%) Unix
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) ITIL
2 17 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 16 (47.06%) Service Delivery
4 14 (41.18%) Capacity Planning
4 14 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (20.59%) Computer Security
5 7 (20.59%) ITIL V3
5 7 (20.59%) Project Management
5 7 (20.59%) Wealth Management
6 6 (17.65%) High Availability
7 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.76%) Service Management
9 3 (8.82%) DevOps
9 3 (8.82%) Identity Management
9 3 (8.82%) Line Management
9 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
9 3 (8.82%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
10 1 (2.94%) Patch Management
10 1 (2.94%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) CCNA
1 17 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (41.18%) CCNP
3 7 (20.59%) CCVP
3 7 (20.59%) Degree
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (11.76%) MCDST
5 3 (8.82%) EMC Certification
5 3 (8.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 18 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 6 (17.65%) Terminal Services
3 6 (17.65%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco CUCM
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco UCCE
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco UCCX
2 8 (23.53%) SCCM
3 6 (17.65%) SCOM
4 4 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (8.82%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Microsoft
2 27 (79.41%) Cisco
3 19 (55.88%) VMware
4 14 (41.18%) Aruba
4 14 (41.18%) Citrix
5 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
5 7 (20.59%) Juniper
6 6 (17.65%) NetApp
6 6 (17.65%) Palo Alto
7 4 (11.76%) IBM
7 4 (11.76%) Intel Security
7 4 (11.76%) Remedy
7 4 (11.76%) Symantec
8 3 (8.82%) EMC
8 3 (8.82%) Oracle
8 3 (8.82%) Software AG
9 2 (5.88%) Apple
9 2 (5.88%) Fujitsu
9 2 (5.88%) HP
9 2 (5.88%) SonicWALL