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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 53 74 44
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -30
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.68% 0.84% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.09% 6.19% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 18
Average salary £40,250 £25,000 £37,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.00% -33.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £19,600 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -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
106 113 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 17.73% 13.63% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 89 101 80
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -10.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,100 £21,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram 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 6 July 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
Taunton +11 4 £20,500 -48.75%
Bath - 1 £33,000 - 4
Street - 1 £38,000 -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Firewall
3 15 (62.50%) LAN
3 15 (62.50%) WAN
4 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 14 (58.33%) Cisco
4 14 (58.33%) Wireless
5 13 (54.17%) Telecoms
5 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (50.00%) MPLS
6 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (45.83%) SonicWALL
7 11 (45.83%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (45.83%) Juniper
7 11 (45.83%) CCNA
7 11 (45.83%) WLAN
7 11 (45.83%) MCSE
8 7 (29.17%) MS Office
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) VMware
10 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office Automation
10 5 (20.83%) Office Automation
11 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 4 (16.67%) VLAN
11 4 (16.67%) SQL
11 4 (16.67%) Active Directory

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) WorkSite
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) Firewall
2 15 (62.50%) LAN
2 15 (62.50%) WAN
3 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 14 (58.33%) Wireless
4 12 (50.00%) MPLS
5 11 (45.83%) WLAN
6 4 (16.67%) VLAN
7 3 (12.50%) SAN
7 3 (12.50%) OSPF
8 2 (8.33%) BGP
8 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (8.33%) DNS
8 2 (8.33%) DHCP
9 1 (4.17%) ADSL
9 1 (4.17%) Broadband
9 1 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (4.17%) Intranet
9 1 (4.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (54.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (4.17%) French Language
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
3 1 (4.17%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
1 11 (45.83%) Team Leader
1 11 (45.83%) Network Team Leader
2 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Technician
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.33%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 2 (8.33%) HPUX
8 2 (8.33%) Solaris
8 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
9 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 5 (20.83%) Office Automation
2 2 (8.33%) Memory Management
2 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
2 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.17%) Content Management
3 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Ruby
2 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (45.83%) MCSE
2 11 (45.83%) CCNA
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) Postfix
3 2 (8.33%) Sendmail
3 2 (8.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
1 2 (8.33%) Cacti
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) Cobbler
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.33%) SmokePing
1 2 (8.33%) Icinga
1 2 (8.33%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) Juniper
2 11 (45.83%) SonicWALL
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
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