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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 88 137 150
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 173 127 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.32% 2.10% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.63% 10.22% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 155 91 82
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,825 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,522 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.46% +11.42%
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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
1040 1243 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.97% 20.56% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 849 1042 819
Median salary £35,000 £37,150 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.78% -0.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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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

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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 29 June 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in the South West

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Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Gloucestershire +32 52 £42,000 +33.33% 2
Bristol +39 45 £23,744 -26.94% 4
Dorset +33 28 £47,500 +111.11% 5
Somerset -7 20 £31,750 -25.29% 1
Wiltshire -18 10 £42,500 +14.86% 5
Devon -8 9 £34,500 +45.26%
Cornwall - 7 £20,500 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 South West region with a requirement for VPN.

1 218 (65.86%) Firewall
2 191 (57.70%) Cisco
3 169 (51.06%) Windows
4 162 (48.94%) Microsoft
5 153 (46.22%) VMware
6 145 (43.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 118 (35.65%) VoIP
8 111 (33.53%) Active Directory
9 109 (32.93%) TCP/IP
10 108 (32.63%) DNS
11 104 (31.42%) WAN
12 99 (29.91%) Linux
13 96 (29.00%) LAN
14 94 (28.40%) MPLS
15 88 (26.59%) Cisco Certification
16 79 (23.87%) ITIL
17 78 (23.56%) Data Centre
18 77 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
19 75 (22.66%) CheckPoint
19 75 (22.66%) Windows Server
20 69 (20.85%) Wireless
21 68 (20.54%) MS Exchange
21 68 (20.54%) SSL
22 67 (20.24%) Juniper
23 62 (18.73%) CCNA
24 58 (17.52%) Load Balancing
25 52 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
25 52 (15.71%) MS Excel
25 52 (15.71%) MS Office
25 52 (15.71%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 68 (20.54%) MS Exchange
2 23 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (6.34%) Apache
4 20 (6.04%) IIS
5 18 (5.44%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.72%) Skype for Business
8 9 (2.72%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.81%) JBoss
10 4 (1.21%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 52 (15.71%) MS Excel
1 52 (15.71%) MS Office
2 9 (2.72%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.60%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (8.46%) Office 365
3 15 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.11%) SaaS
5 6 (1.81%) IaaS
5 6 (1.81%) PaaS
6 5 (1.51%) Heroku
7 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 218 (65.86%) Firewall
2 118 (35.65%) VoIP
3 109 (32.93%) TCP/IP
4 108 (32.63%) DNS
5 104 (31.42%) WAN
6 96 (29.00%) LAN
7 94 (28.40%) MPLS
8 77 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
9 69 (20.85%) Wireless
10 68 (20.54%) SSL
11 48 (14.50%) VLAN
12 44 (13.29%) DHCP
13 42 (12.69%) Network Security
13 42 (12.69%) SMTP
14 40 (12.08%) Wi-Fi
15 38 (11.48%) Cisco Nexus
16 37 (11.18%) Broadband
17 31 (9.37%) IPsec
18 29 (8.76%) OSPF
19 28 (8.46%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.32%) MySQL
3 6 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.60%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Cucumber
1 5 (1.51%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.51%) RSpec
2 1 (0.30%) GitLab
2 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 52 (15.71%) Telecoms
2 30 (9.06%) Finance
3 13 (3.93%) Retail
4 12 (3.63%) Multimedia
5 8 (2.42%) Banking
6 4 (1.21%) Military
7 3 (0.91%) Back Office
7 3 (0.91%) Front Office
8 2 (0.60%) Advertising
8 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.60%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (29.00%) Network Engineer
2 71 (21.45%) Analyst
3 46 (13.90%) Support Engineer
4 39 (11.78%) Cisco Engineer
5 32 (9.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 30 (9.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (9.06%) Systems Engineer
7 26 (7.85%) Systems Analyst
8 23 (6.95%) IT Engineer
9 22 (6.65%) IT Support
10 20 (6.04%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 20 (6.04%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 20 (6.04%) Senior Network Engineer
11 19 (5.74%) IT Support Engineer
11 19 (5.74%) Support Analyst
12 18 (5.44%) Service Desk Engineer
13 17 (5.14%) 1st Line Support
13 17 (5.14%) Service Analyst
14 16 (4.83%) Service Desk Analyst
15 15 (4.53%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.11%) LAMP
2 6 (1.81%) Middleware
3 5 (1.51%) AngularJS
3 5 (1.51%) CSS
3 5 (1.51%) HTML
3 5 (1.51%) jQuery
3 5 (1.51%) React
3 5 (1.51%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (1.21%) J2EE
4 4 (1.21%) Spring
4 4 (1.21%) Web Services
5 1 (0.30%) COM
5 1 (0.30%) Django
5 1 (0.30%) HTML5
5 1 (0.30%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 78 (23.56%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.25%) Driving Licence
2 24 (7.25%) Embedded Systems
3 22 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.34%) Computer Science
5 17 (5.14%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.23%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (4.23%) IVR
6 14 (4.23%) PKI
7 9 (2.72%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (2.42%) Replication
9 7 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (2.11%) EqualLogic
9 7 (2.11%) iPad
10 6 (1.81%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.91%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.91%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 169 (51.06%) Windows
2 99 (29.91%) Linux
3 75 (22.66%) Windows Server
4 52 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (14.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (10.57%) Windows 7
7 32 (9.67%) Windows 10
8 17 (5.14%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.72%) CentOS
9 9 (2.72%) Unix
10 8 (2.42%) Mac OS
10 8 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.11%) FreeNAS
12 6 (1.81%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.81%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.21%) Android
15 3 (0.91%) Debian
16 2 (0.60%) AIX
17 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (23.87%) ITIL
2 58 (17.52%) Load Balancing
3 33 (9.97%) Service Delivery
4 28 (8.46%) Capacity Planning
5 24 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (7.25%) Systems Analysis
6 21 (6.34%) PRINCE2
7 20 (6.04%) Network Design
8 17 (5.14%) Configuration Management
8 17 (5.14%) ITIL V3
8 17 (5.14%) Mentoring
8 17 (5.14%) Software Engineering
9 16 (4.83%) Network Monitoring
9 16 (4.83%) Service Management
10 15 (4.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (4.53%) Performance Monitoring
10 15 (4.53%) Validation
11 14 (4.23%) Data Protection
11 14 (4.23%) Migration
11 14 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (11.78%) SQL
2 16 (4.83%) Python
3 14 (4.23%) Perl
4 13 (3.93%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.51%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.51%) Ruby
6 4 (1.21%) Java
7 3 (0.91%) C
8 1 (0.30%) PHP
8 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 88 (26.59%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (18.73%) CCNA
3 40 (12.08%) Degree
4 39 (11.78%) CCNP
5 33 (9.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (6.95%) MCSE
6 23 (6.95%) Security Cleared
7 21 (6.34%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.93%) CCDP
9 11 (3.32%) MCITP
9 11 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (2.72%) CCSA
10 9 (2.72%) MCP
11 8 (2.42%) CCDA
11 8 (2.42%) CCSE
11 8 (2.42%) CCVP
11 8 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.11%) CCNP Voice
13 6 (1.81%) CCIE
13 6 (1.81%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.39%) SLA
2 2 (0.60%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) COBIT
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 145 (43.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (33.53%) Active Directory
3 28 (8.46%) Hyper-V
4 21 (6.34%) XenApp
5 18 (5.44%) vSphere
6 11 (3.32%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (3.02%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.21%) NFS
8 4 (1.21%) ProxySG
8 4 (1.21%) Samba
8 4 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.21%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.91%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.60%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.60%) Firmware
11 1 (0.30%) iptables
11 1 (0.30%) UAG
11 1 (0.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (8.46%) SCCM
2 21 (6.34%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (6.34%) Cisco UCCE
2 21 (6.34%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (3.02%) WSUS
4 8 (2.42%) SCOM
5 7 (2.11%) AirWatch
6 6 (1.81%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (0.91%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.60%) Nagios
8 2 (0.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.60%) Puppet
9 1 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.30%) MOM
9 1 (0.30%) Nessus
9 1 (0.30%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 191 (57.70%) Cisco
2 162 (48.94%) Microsoft
3 153 (46.22%) VMware
4 75 (22.66%) CheckPoint
5 67 (20.24%) Juniper
6 31 (9.37%) Citrix
7 22 (6.65%) Palo Alto
8 21 (6.34%) HP
9 19 (5.74%) Dell
10 17 (5.14%) Intel Security
10 17 (5.14%) WatchGuard
11 15 (4.53%) F5
12 14 (4.23%) Aruba
13 12 (3.63%) Nokia
14 11 (3.32%) Apple
15 10 (3.02%) IBM
15 10 (3.02%) NetApp
16 9 (2.72%) Avaya
16 9 (2.72%) Intel
16 9 (2.72%) Red Hat
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Significant bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Standby Allowance + Overtime + Holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Flexible working hours
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Orchard Computer Services
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 22 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IMEX Technical Services Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Optional 24/7 On-Call Rota
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: circa £26,000 + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: Upto £35,000 + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago