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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 91 143 147
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 177 117 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.29% 1.98% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.92% 9.84% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 159 95 82
Median salary £34,500 £32,750 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.34% +23.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,750 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
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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
1046 1189 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.45% 20.16% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 853 1024 858
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VPN
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Bristol +50 61 £23,500 -39.35% 10
Gloucestershire +9 38 £42,500 +38.21% 3
Dorset +26 30 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Wiltshire -7 17 £43,500 +10.12% 1
Somerset -11 13 £23,500 -41.61% 2
Devon +8 9 £34,500 +45.26%
Cornwall - 6 £24,000 -
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 215 (62.50%) Firewall
2 203 (59.01%) Cisco
3 184 (53.49%) Windows
4 171 (49.71%) Microsoft
5 161 (46.80%) VMware
6 153 (44.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 133 (38.66%) TCP/IP
8 132 (38.37%) Active Directory
9 128 (37.21%) VoIP
10 121 (35.17%) DNS
11 115 (33.43%) WAN
12 112 (32.56%) Linux
13 101 (29.36%) MPLS
14 95 (27.62%) LAN
15 91 (26.45%) Cisco Certification
16 83 (24.13%) Cisco ASA
17 82 (23.84%) Windows Server
18 80 (23.26%) ITIL
19 79 (22.97%) Data Centre
20 73 (21.22%) SSL
20 73 (21.22%) CheckPoint
21 72 (20.93%) MS Exchange
22 69 (20.06%) Juniper
22 69 (20.06%) Wireless
23 66 (19.19%) Load Balancing
24 65 (18.90%) CCNA
25 64 (18.60%) MS Excel
26 59 (17.15%) Windows Server 2012
27 56 (16.28%) Telecoms
28 53 (15.41%) SMTP

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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 72 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 32 (9.30%) IIS
3 25 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (6.98%) Apache
5 20 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (4.07%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.62%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (2.03%) JBoss
9 7 (2.03%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.16%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 64 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 52 (15.12%) MS Office
3 9 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.59%) Office 365
2 31 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.33%) SaaS
5 7 (2.03%) IaaS
5 7 (2.03%) PaaS
6 5 (1.45%) Heroku
7 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 215 (62.50%) Firewall
2 133 (38.66%) TCP/IP
3 128 (37.21%) VoIP
4 121 (35.17%) DNS
5 115 (33.43%) WAN
6 101 (29.36%) MPLS
7 95 (27.62%) LAN
8 83 (24.13%) Cisco ASA
9 73 (21.22%) SSL
10 69 (20.06%) Wireless
11 53 (15.41%) SMTP
12 49 (14.24%) DHCP
12 49 (14.24%) Network Security
13 45 (13.08%) VLAN
14 43 (12.50%) Broadband
15 41 (11.92%) Ethernet
15 41 (11.92%) Wi-Fi
16 34 (9.88%) SAN
17 33 (9.59%) Cisco Nexus
18 25 (7.27%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.33%) MySQL
3 6 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.58%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Cucumber
1 5 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.45%) RSpec
2 1 (0.29%) GitLab
2 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 56 (16.28%) Telecoms
2 34 (9.88%) Finance
3 14 (4.07%) Retail
4 12 (3.49%) Multimedia
5 10 (2.91%) Banking
6 5 (1.45%) Back Office
6 5 (1.45%) Front Office
7 4 (1.16%) Military
8 3 (0.87%) Law
9 2 (0.58%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Games
10 1 (0.29%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (27.91%) Network Engineer
2 73 (21.22%) Analyst
3 50 (14.53%) Support Engineer
4 46 (13.37%) Cisco Engineer
5 40 (11.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 32 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
7 27 (7.85%) IT Support
8 26 (7.56%) Systems Analyst
9 25 (7.27%) IT Engineer
10 23 (6.69%) Support Analyst
11 21 (6.10%) IT Support Engineer
12 19 (5.52%) Service Desk Engineer
13 18 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (5.23%) Service Analyst
14 17 (4.94%) 1st Line Support
14 17 (4.94%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 17 (4.94%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 17 (4.94%) Senior Network Engineer
14 17 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
15 15 (4.36%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.03%) Middleware
2 5 (1.45%) AngularJS
2 5 (1.45%) CSS
2 5 (1.45%) HTML
2 5 (1.45%) jQuery
2 5 (1.45%) React
2 5 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (1.16%) J2EE
3 4 (1.16%) LAMP
3 4 (1.16%) Spring
4 3 (0.87%) Web Services
5 1 (0.29%) COM
5 1 (0.29%) Django
5 1 (0.29%) HTML5
5 1 (0.29%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 79 (22.97%) Data Centre
2 31 (9.01%) Driving Licence
3 24 (6.98%) Embedded Systems
4 23 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (6.40%) Computer Science
6 20 (5.81%) Management Information System
7 17 (4.94%) Data Protection Act
8 15 (4.36%) Replication
9 14 (4.07%) Clustering
9 14 (4.07%) IVR
10 12 (3.49%) PKI
11 10 (2.91%) iPad
11 10 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (2.62%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (2.03%) Client/Server
13 7 (2.03%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (2.03%) Public Cloud
14 5 (1.45%) ASIC
14 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 184 (53.49%) Windows
2 112 (32.56%) Linux
3 82 (23.84%) Windows Server
4 59 (17.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (9.59%) Windows 7
7 31 (9.01%) Windows 10
8 22 (6.40%) Windows 8
9 13 (3.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.62%) Ubuntu
10 9 (2.62%) Unix
10 9 (2.62%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.74%) CentOS
12 5 (1.45%) Android
13 4 (1.16%) Debian
13 4 (1.16%) FreeNAS
14 3 (0.87%) AIX
14 3 (0.87%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (23.26%) ITIL
2 66 (19.19%) Load Balancing
3 41 (11.92%) Service Delivery
4 28 (8.14%) Capacity Planning
4 28 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (6.98%) Systems Analysis
6 22 (6.40%) PRINCE2
7 20 (5.81%) Network Design
8 19 (5.52%) ITIL V3
9 18 (5.23%) Mentoring
9 18 (5.23%) Service Management
10 17 (4.94%) Data Protection
10 17 (4.94%) Software Engineering
10 17 (4.94%) Validation
11 16 (4.65%) High Availability
12 15 (4.36%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (4.36%) DevOps
12 15 (4.36%) Migration
12 15 (4.36%) Network Monitoring
12 15 (4.36%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 46 (13.37%) SQL
2 16 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.78%) Python
4 11 (3.20%) Perl
5 5 (1.45%) C
5 5 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.45%) Ruby
6 4 (1.16%) Java
7 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 91 (26.45%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (18.90%) CCNA
3 43 (12.50%) Degree
4 42 (12.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (10.47%) MCSE
6 31 (9.01%) CCNP
7 30 (8.72%) Security Cleared
8 25 (7.27%) SC Cleared
9 21 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (5.23%) MCITP
11 17 (4.94%) MCP
12 13 (3.78%) CCDP
13 12 (3.49%) CCIE
14 9 (2.62%) CCDA
14 9 (2.62%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (2.03%) CCVP
15 7 (2.03%) EMC Certification
16 6 (1.74%) A+ Certification
16 6 (1.74%) CCSA
16 6 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.34%) SLA
2 3 (0.87%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) COBIT
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 153 (44.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 132 (38.37%) Active Directory
3 31 (9.01%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.52%) vSphere
5 18 (5.23%) Terminal Services
6 12 (3.49%) XenApp
7 8 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.16%) Firmware
8 4 (1.16%) Samba
9 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.87%) NFS
9 3 (0.87%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.58%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.58%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.58%) UAG
11 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.29%) vCloud
11 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (6.69%) SCCM
2 20 (5.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (5.81%) Cisco UCCE
2 20 (5.81%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (2.91%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.33%) AirWatch
5 7 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (2.03%) Tivoli
5 7 (2.03%) WSUS
6 6 (1.74%) Cisco IPCC
6 6 (1.74%) SCOM
7 2 (0.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.58%) Nagios
7 2 (0.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.58%) Puppet
8 1 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.29%) MOM
8 1 (0.29%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 203 (59.01%) Cisco
2 171 (49.71%) Microsoft
3 161 (46.80%) VMware
4 73 (21.22%) CheckPoint
5 69 (20.06%) Juniper
6 37 (10.76%) HP
7 27 (7.85%) Dell
8 26 (7.56%) Citrix
9 24 (6.98%) WatchGuard
10 21 (6.10%) Veeam
11 18 (5.23%) IBM
12 17 (4.94%) F5
13 16 (4.65%) Intel Security
13 16 (4.65%) Palo Alto
13 16 (4.65%) Symantec
14 14 (4.07%) Aruba
14 14 (4.07%) EMC
15 13 (3.78%) Brocade
16 11 (3.20%) Avaya
16 11 (3.20%) SonicWALL
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
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Harris Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £14000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Gloucestershire
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible working hours
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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