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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 64 35 51
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.35% 4.80% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.57% 24.24% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 10
Average salary £40,000 £34,875 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.69% +31.60%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
94 132 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 14.11% 19.79% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 73 117 60
Average salary £32,677 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.30% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,550 £58,500
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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 4 £40,000 - 1
Clevedon - 3 - -
Cheddar +2 2 £27,500 +22.22%
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Sun
4 4 (30.77%) DHCP
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) ISDN
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 4 (30.77%) Sage
4 4 (30.77%) MPLS
4 4 (30.77%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) BGP
4 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
4 4 (30.77%) Replication
4 4 (30.77%) Data Security
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (30.77%) IPsec
4 4 (30.77%) Backup Exec
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (23.08%) SHDSL
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 8

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) ISDN
2 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) MPLS
2 4 (30.77%) OSPF
2 4 (30.77%) BGP
2 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
2 4 (30.77%) IPsec
3 3 (23.08%) SHDSL
3 3 (23.08%) TACACS
3 3 (23.08%) Internet
3 3 (23.08%) 3G
3 3 (23.08%) ADSL
3 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
3 3 (23.08%) SDH
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) HSRP
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) IT Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Systems Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Network Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Security Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Network Team Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Network Support
2 3 (23.08%) Support Team Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Replication
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Security
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
1 4 (30.77%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Sun
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Sage
Somerton, Somerset
British Solar Renewables
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Peak Staff
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago