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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 120 139 139
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 147 107 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.59% 1.82% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.93% 9.65% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 138 99 91
Median salary £33,000 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
1055 1109 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.58% 18.82% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 884 978 883
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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

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 26 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 September 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 +44 69 £35,936 -10.16% 3
Dorset +9 22 £28,000 -1.75% 1
Gloucestershire -12 19 £41,500 +53.70% 2
Somerset +6 15 £23,500 -55.23% 1
Wiltshire -16 15 £43,500 -3.33% 1
Cornwall - 3 £27,500 - 1
Devon -3 2 £22,500 +15.38%
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 204 (63.35%) Firewall
2 203 (63.04%) Cisco
3 194 (60.25%) Windows
4 175 (54.35%) Microsoft
5 150 (46.58%) Active Directory
6 149 (46.27%) VMware
7 145 (45.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 141 (43.79%) TCP/IP
9 119 (36.96%) WAN
10 118 (36.65%) Linux
11 116 (36.02%) DNS
12 110 (34.16%) VoIP
13 101 (31.37%) MPLS
14 94 (29.19%) LAN
14 94 (29.19%) Windows Server
15 93 (28.88%) ITIL
16 89 (27.64%) Cisco ASA
17 84 (26.09%) MS Exchange
18 83 (25.78%) Cisco Certification
19 81 (25.16%) Data Centre
20 76 (23.60%) CheckPoint
21 71 (22.05%) Windows Server 2012
22 67 (20.81%) CCNA
23 64 (19.88%) MS Excel
23 64 (19.88%) Windows Server 2008
24 62 (19.25%) SMTP
25 59 (18.32%) SQL Server
25 59 (18.32%) HP
25 59 (18.32%) Wireless
26 56 (17.39%) Telecoms

VPN
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 84 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 45 (13.98%) IIS
3 33 (10.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (9.63%) Apache
5 27 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (4.66%) SharePoint
7 14 (4.35%) Tomcat
8 12 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (3.73%) JBoss
9 5 (1.55%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 64 (19.88%) MS Excel
2 48 (14.91%) MS Office
3 17 (5.28%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.93%) MS Project
5 2 (0.62%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.87%) Office 365
2 28 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.73%) IaaS
4 12 (3.73%) PaaS
4 12 (3.73%) SaaS
5 2 (0.62%) Heroku
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 204 (63.35%) Firewall
2 141 (43.79%) TCP/IP
3 119 (36.96%) WAN
4 116 (36.02%) DNS
5 110 (34.16%) VoIP
6 101 (31.37%) MPLS
7 94 (29.19%) LAN
8 89 (27.64%) Cisco ASA
9 62 (19.25%) SMTP
10 59 (18.32%) Wireless
11 55 (17.08%) DHCP
12 53 (16.46%) SSL
13 48 (14.91%) Broadband
14 47 (14.60%) Network Security
15 46 (14.29%) SAN
16 43 (13.35%) Ethernet
17 42 (13.04%) VLAN
18 37 (11.49%) Wi-Fi
19 34 (10.56%) Cisco Nexus
20 27 (8.39%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (18.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.04%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.17%) MySQL
5 2 (0.62%) ActiveReports
5 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.31%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
1 2 (0.62%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.62%) RSpec
General
1 56 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 16 (4.97%) Finance
3 15 (4.66%) Banking
4 6 (1.86%) Back Office
4 6 (1.86%) Front Office
5 3 (0.93%) Law
6 2 (0.62%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.31%) Electronics
7 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.31%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Military
7 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (28.88%) Network Engineer
2 58 (18.01%) Analyst
3 47 (14.60%) Support Engineer
4 45 (13.98%) Cisco Engineer
5 41 (12.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 26 (8.07%) IT Support
7 24 (7.45%) Systems Engineer
8 22 (6.83%) IT Engineer
8 22 (6.83%) Support Analyst
9 20 (6.21%) IT Support Engineer
9 20 (6.21%) Windows Engineer
10 19 (5.90%) 2nd Line Support
10 19 (5.90%) Systems Analyst
11 16 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (4.66%) Architect
12 15 (4.66%) Design Engineer
13 14 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 14 (4.35%) IT Manager
13 14 (4.35%) Service Analyst
13 14 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.73%) Middleware
2 3 (0.93%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.93%) HTML
3 2 (0.62%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.62%) CSS
3 2 (0.62%) jQuery
3 2 (0.62%) LAMP
3 2 (0.62%) React
3 2 (0.62%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.31%) COM
4 1 (0.31%) HTML5
4 1 (0.31%) J2EE
4 1 (0.31%) JSON
4 1 (0.31%) MFC
4 1 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 81 (25.16%) Data Centre
2 38 (11.80%) Driving Licence
3 30 (9.32%) Management Information System
4 26 (8.07%) Clustering
5 20 (6.21%) Computer Science
5 20 (6.21%) Replication
6 18 (5.59%) Embedded Systems
6 18 (5.59%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (3.73%) Public Cloud
9 11 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (3.11%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (3.11%) iPad
10 10 (3.11%) PKI
11 9 (2.80%) Statistics
12 8 (2.48%) IVR
13 7 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (1.86%) ASIC
14 6 (1.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 4 (1.24%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 194 (60.25%) Windows
2 118 (36.65%) Linux
3 94 (29.19%) Windows Server
4 71 (22.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (19.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (9.94%) Windows 7
7 27 (8.39%) Windows 10
8 25 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (6.52%) Windows 8
10 12 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (3.11%) Ubuntu
11 10 (3.11%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.48%) Unix
13 6 (1.86%) Android
14 3 (0.93%) AIX
14 3 (0.93%) Debian
15 2 (0.62%) CentOS
15 2 (0.62%) FreeNAS
15 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (28.88%) ITIL
2 56 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 39 (12.11%) Service Delivery
4 37 (11.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (9.63%) ITIL V3
6 24 (7.45%) PRINCE2
7 22 (6.83%) Migration
8 21 (6.52%) DevOps
8 21 (6.52%) Service Management
9 19 (5.90%) High Availability
10 18 (5.59%) Problem Management
10 18 (5.59%) Systems Analysis
11 17 (5.28%) Line Management
11 17 (5.28%) Mentoring
12 16 (4.97%) Capacity Planning
12 16 (4.97%) Network Management
13 15 (4.66%) Information Security
13 15 (4.66%) Network Monitoring
13 15 (4.66%) Software Engineering
13 15 (4.66%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 48 (14.91%) SQL
2 20 (6.21%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.86%) Python
4 5 (1.55%) Perl
5 3 (0.93%) C
5 3 (0.93%) Java
6 2 (0.62%) C++
6 2 (0.62%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.62%) PHP
6 2 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 83 (25.78%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (20.81%) CCNA
3 56 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (15.53%) MCSE
5 34 (10.56%) Degree
5 34 (10.56%) Security Cleared
6 29 (9.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 28 (8.70%) CCNP
8 27 (8.39%) SC Cleared
9 23 (7.14%) MCITP
10 16 (4.97%) MCP
11 15 (4.66%) CCIE
12 14 (4.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (3.73%) EMC Certification
14 8 (2.48%) DV Cleared
14 8 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (1.86%) CCDP
15 6 (1.86%) VCP6
16 5 (1.55%) DBS Check
16 5 (1.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (14.60%) SLA
2 5 (1.55%) QA
3 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) COBIT
4 1 (0.31%) DICOM
4 1 (0.31%) HL7
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 150 (46.58%) Active Directory
2 145 (45.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (12.11%) Hyper-V
4 27 (8.39%) Terminal Services
5 15 (4.66%) vSphere
6 11 (3.42%) Firmware
7 5 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.93%) XenApp
10 2 (0.62%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.62%) UAG
10 2 (0.62%) XenServer
11 1 (0.31%) NFS
11 1 (0.31%) Postfix
11 1 (0.31%) Samba
11 1 (0.31%) Squid
11 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (5.28%) Backup Exec
2 13 (4.04%) AirWatch
3 12 (3.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (3.73%) Cisco UCCE
3 12 (3.73%) Cisco UCCX
3 12 (3.73%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (3.73%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.86%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (1.86%) Nagios
4 6 (1.86%) SCOM
4 6 (1.86%) WSUS
5 5 (1.55%) SCCM
6 4 (1.24%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.62%) Puppet
8 1 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.31%) Nessus
8 1 (0.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 203 (63.04%) Cisco
2 175 (54.35%) Microsoft
3 149 (46.27%) VMware
4 76 (23.60%) CheckPoint
5 59 (18.32%) HP
6 52 (16.15%) Juniper
7 34 (10.56%) IBM
8 32 (9.94%) Citrix
8 32 (9.94%) Dell
9 30 (9.32%) Veeam
10 26 (8.07%) Symantec
11 25 (7.76%) EMC
12 21 (6.52%) WatchGuard
13 16 (4.97%) SonicWALL
13 16 (4.97%) Veritas
14 15 (4.66%) F5
14 15 (4.66%) Palo Alto
15 14 (4.35%) Draytek
15 14 (4.35%) ProCurve
15 14 (4.35%) ZyXEL
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