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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 57 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.30% 1.85% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.00% 13.43% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 3
Average salary £26,500 £34,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.05% +23.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
100 67 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 16.42% 13.76% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 82 56 79
Average salary £26,500 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.05% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 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
(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
Taunton -12 7 £26,500 - 1
Street - 6 - -
Bath - 1 £36,500 -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (85.71%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) MS Exchange
3 13 (61.90%) ITIL
3 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) Citrix
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
4 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 11 (52.38%) SLA
6 9 (42.86%) Firewall
6 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (38.10%) Network Security
7 8 (38.10%) Finance
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco
8 7 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (33.33%) Internet
8 7 (33.33%) Symantec
8 7 (33.33%) Remedy
8 7 (33.33%) Intel Security
8 7 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (33.33%) Blackberry
8 7 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (33.33%) MS Office
8 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 7 (33.33%) VoIP
8 7 (33.33%) WAN
8 7 (33.33%) Service Management
8 7 (33.33%) Banking
8 7 (33.33%) MCDST

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (61.90%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) Network Security
3 7 (33.33%) Internet
3 7 (33.33%) VLAN
3 7 (33.33%) VoIP
3 7 (33.33%) WAN
4 6 (28.57%) DHCP
4 6 (28.57%) DNS
4 6 (28.57%) iSCSI
4 6 (28.57%) SAN
4 6 (28.57%) Wireless
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.76%) IPv4
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Support Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Service Desk Support
2 7 (33.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (23.81%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) ICT Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Systems Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 7 (33.33%) iPad
1 7 (33.33%) iPhone
1 7 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
3 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 7 (33.33%) Service Management
2 7 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 6 (28.57%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
1 7 (33.33%) MCDST
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CCDP
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 6 (28.57%) Terminal Services
2 6 (28.57%) XenApp
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (28.57%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Citrix
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco
4 7 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 7 (33.33%) Remedy
4 7 (33.33%) Symantec
5 6 (28.57%) NetApp
5 6 (28.57%) Palo Alto
6 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
6 5 (23.81%) Sage
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 1 (4.76%) Adobe
7 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
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