The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 144 114 128
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 105 98 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.70% 1.93% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.36% 11.76% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 90 82 83
Average salary £26,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £25,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
VPN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1014 833 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.42% 16.45% 21.08%
Number of salaries quoted 874 653 1013
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VPN
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the South West region.

VPN Salary Trend in the South West

VPN
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in the South West

VPN
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Wiltshire 0 46 £26,500 +1.92% 4
Bristol -3 34 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Somerset -13 11 £25,500 -19.04% 2
Dorset +3 9 £27,500 - 2
Gloucestershire -19 5 £22,000 -37.14% 3
Devon -21 1 £19,000 - 2
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 156 (78.79%) Windows
2 127 (64.14%) Firewall
3 106 (53.54%) Active Directory
4 89 (44.95%) VMware
5 81 (40.91%) DNS
6 78 (39.39%) Microsoft
7 71 (35.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 66 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 64 (32.32%) TCP/IP
10 61 (30.81%) MS Exchange
11 57 (28.79%) DHCP
11 57 (28.79%) Windows 7
12 50 (25.25%) LAN
13 49 (24.75%) SAN
14 48 (24.24%) Linux
15 47 (23.74%) WAN
15 47 (23.74%) IPsec
16 46 (23.23%) Cisco
16 46 (23.23%) MS Office
17 44 (22.22%) Windows XP
18 43 (21.72%) ITIL
19 42 (21.21%) MS Excel
20 41 (20.71%) Cisco Certification
20 41 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
21 37 (18.69%) CCNP
22 36 (18.18%) IIS
23 35 (17.68%) Juniper
23 35 (17.68%) SQL Server
23 35 (17.68%) Degree
24 33 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 61 (30.81%) MS Exchange
2 36 (18.18%) IIS
3 29 (14.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (6.06%) Lync
7 6 (3.03%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.52%) Apache
9 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.51%) nginx
10 1 (0.51%) Confluence
10 1 (0.51%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 46 (23.23%) MS Office
2 42 (21.21%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.54%) Office 365
2 4 (2.02%) SaaS
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.51%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 127 (64.14%) Firewall
2 81 (40.91%) DNS
3 64 (32.32%) TCP/IP
4 57 (28.79%) DHCP
5 50 (25.25%) LAN
6 49 (24.75%) SAN
7 47 (23.74%) WAN
7 47 (23.74%) IPsec
8 31 (15.66%) Network Security
9 25 (12.63%) SMTP
9 25 (12.63%) SSL
10 22 (11.11%) OSPF
10 22 (11.11%) BGP
11 21 (10.61%) Ethernet
11 21 (10.61%) HTTP
12 20 (10.10%) VoIP
12 20 (10.10%) MPLS
13 18 (9.09%) NAS
14 16 (8.08%) Wireless
15 15 (7.58%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.60%) MySQL
3 8 (4.04%) Big Data
3 8 (4.04%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) LabVIEW
1 1 (0.51%) Subversion
1 1 (0.51%) JIRA
1 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.51%) Hudson
1 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (8.08%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.56%) Back Office
3 8 (4.04%) Finance
4 7 (3.54%) Banking
5 6 (3.03%) French Language
5 6 (3.03%) German Language
5 6 (3.03%) Italian Language
5 6 (3.03%) Spanish Language
5 6 (3.03%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.01%) Electronics
6 2 (1.01%) Military
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 36 (18.18%) Analyst
3 32 (16.16%) Network Engineer
4 26 (13.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (10.61%) IT Support
6 17 (8.59%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (8.59%) Administrator
6 17 (8.59%) Help Desk Support
7 16 (8.08%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (7.07%) Service Analyst
8 14 (7.07%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (6.57%) Help Desk Engineer
9 13 (6.57%) Help Desk Support Engineer
10 12 (6.06%) Server Engineer
10 12 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
11 11 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
11 11 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
12 10 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.61%) XML
2 17 (8.59%) HTML
3 8 (4.04%) Web Services
4 4 (2.02%) Middleware
5 1 (0.51%) LAMP
5 1 (0.51%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 21 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.57%) Blackberry
4 11 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.05%) PKI
5 10 (5.05%) PDA
5 10 (5.05%) Digital Media
6 8 (4.04%) Replication
7 7 (3.54%) Client/Server
8 6 (3.03%) CESG
8 6 (3.03%) iPad
9 5 (2.53%) Firmware
10 4 (2.02%) Cryptography
10 4 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.52%) iPhone
11 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.52%) Smartcard
11 3 (1.52%) EPoS
12 2 (1.01%) Device Driver
12 2 (1.01%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 156 (78.79%) Windows
2 71 (35.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (28.79%) Windows 7
4 48 (24.24%) Linux
5 44 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 41 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (9.09%) Windows Vista
9 14 (7.07%) CentOS
10 10 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (5.05%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.54%) UNIX
12 3 (1.52%) Debian
13 2 (1.01%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.72%) ITIL
2 24 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
3 23 (11.62%) Service Management
4 20 (10.10%) Configuration Management
5 19 (9.60%) Mentoring
6 18 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (8.59%) Time Management
8 13 (6.57%) Network Design
9 12 (6.06%) Change Management
10 11 (5.56%) Service Delivery
10 11 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 10 (5.05%) ITSM
11 10 (5.05%) Change Control
12 9 (4.55%) Information Security
13 8 (4.04%) High Availability
13 8 (4.04%) DNA
14 7 (3.54%) CAD
14 7 (3.54%) CRM
14 7 (3.54%) Mobile Device Management
14 7 (3.54%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.13%) SQL
2 7 (3.54%) Java
3 5 (2.53%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.02%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.02%) C#
5 3 (1.52%) VBScript
5 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.01%) Assembly Language
6 2 (1.01%) C
6 2 (1.01%) C++
7 1 (0.51%) Python
7 1 (0.51%) Perl
7 1 (0.51%) PHP
7 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (20.71%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (18.69%) CCNP
3 35 (17.68%) Degree
4 33 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (13.13%) Security Cleared
6 18 (9.09%) CCNA
7 13 (6.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (6.06%) MCSE
9 11 (5.56%) CCDP
10 10 (5.05%) MCSA
11 9 (4.55%) SC Cleared
12 7 (3.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (3.54%) MCP
13 6 (3.03%) HND
13 6 (3.03%) JNCIS
14 4 (2.02%) MCTS
14 4 (2.02%) MCITP
15 2 (1.01%) DV Cleared
15 2 (1.01%) CCIE
15 2 (1.01%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.61%) SLA
2 3 (1.52%) COBIT
3 2 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 106 (53.54%) Active Directory
2 66 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (16.16%) Terminal Services
4 25 (12.63%) VMware ESX
5 20 (10.10%) vSphere
6 11 (5.56%) vCloud
6 11 (5.56%) MetaFrame
7 7 (3.54%) UAG
7 7 (3.54%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.52%) XenApp
8 3 (1.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.51%) XenServer
9 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.51%) Postfix
9 1 (0.51%) Samba
9 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (7.58%) SCCM
2 8 (4.04%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.04%) Nagios
2 8 (4.04%) logstash
3 7 (3.54%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.02%) MOM
4 4 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.02%) WSUS
4 4 (2.02%) Puppet
5 3 (1.52%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.52%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.52%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.01%) SCOM
6 2 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 89 (44.95%) VMware
2 78 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 46 (23.23%) Cisco
4 35 (17.68%) Juniper
5 30 (15.15%) CheckPoint
6 25 (12.63%) Citrix
7 19 (9.60%) Avaya
7 19 (9.60%) HP
7 19 (9.60%) Dell
8 14 (7.07%) Apple
8 14 (7.07%) SonicWALL
9 13 (6.57%) SolarWinds
10 8 (4.04%) Symantec
11 5 (2.53%) McAfee
11 5 (2.53%) F5
12 4 (2.02%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.02%) Infoblox
12 4 (2.02%) Sage
12 4 (2.02%) Sun
12 4 (2.02%) EMC
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