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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 163 151 118
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -33
Permanent jobs citing VPN 74 106 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 1.82% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.19% 9.65% 13.61%
Number of salaries quoted 55 95 122
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,650
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
903 1099 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.63% 18.85% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 741 966 926
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +28 32 £33,000 +1.53% 4
Gloucestershire -18 13 £32,500 -29.34% 2
Wiltshire +12 10 £41,000 -7.86% 1
Somerset +4 10 £28,750 +33.72% 2
Dorset -7 4 £25,500 -10.52% 2
Devon -15 4 £27,500 +41.02%
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 159 (66.81%) Windows
2 148 (62.18%) Cisco
3 139 (58.40%) Firewall
4 138 (57.98%) Active Directory
5 115 (48.32%) Microsoft
6 102 (42.86%) WAN
7 101 (42.44%) Windows Server
8 97 (40.76%) VMware
9 92 (38.66%) TCP/IP
10 88 (36.97%) VMware Infrastructure
11 80 (33.61%) Linux
12 79 (33.19%) DNS
13 78 (32.77%) LAN
13 78 (32.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 72 (30.25%) Windows Server 2008
15 70 (29.41%) Data Centre
16 69 (28.99%) ITIL
17 67 (28.15%) MS Exchange
18 65 (27.31%) MPLS
19 64 (26.89%) Cisco Certification
20 61 (25.63%) HP
21 59 (24.79%) Microsoft Certification
22 58 (24.37%) SQL Server
23 55 (23.11%) VoIP
24 54 (22.69%) SAN
24 54 (22.69%) Cisco ASA
25 52 (21.85%) DHCP
26 51 (21.43%) MCSE
27 49 (20.59%) CCNA
28 46 (19.33%) MS Excel

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 67 (28.15%) MS Exchange
2 44 (18.49%) IIS
3 37 (15.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (10.92%) Apache
6 20 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (5.46%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (5.46%) JBoss
7 13 (5.46%) Tomcat
8 10 (4.20%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.52%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (19.33%) MS Excel
2 31 (13.03%) MS Office
3 16 (6.72%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.08%) Office 365
2 23 (9.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.30%) IaaS
4 14 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (5.46%) PaaS
5 13 (5.46%) SaaS
6 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 139 (58.40%) Firewall
2 102 (42.86%) WAN
3 92 (38.66%) TCP/IP
4 79 (33.19%) DNS
5 78 (32.77%) LAN
6 65 (27.31%) MPLS
7 55 (23.11%) VoIP
8 54 (22.69%) Cisco ASA
8 54 (22.69%) SAN
9 52 (21.85%) DHCP
10 43 (18.07%) Network Security
11 40 (16.81%) VLAN
12 35 (14.71%) Ethernet
12 35 (14.71%) SSL
12 35 (14.71%) Wireless
13 33 (13.87%) SMTP
14 24 (10.08%) Remote Desktop
15 23 (9.66%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (9.24%) Broadband
16 22 (9.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (24.37%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (7.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (7.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (2.52%) MySQL
6 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.42%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 19 (7.98%) Finance
3 15 (6.30%) Banking
4 6 (2.52%) Back Office
4 6 (2.52%) Front Office
5 3 (1.26%) Law
6 2 (0.84%) Advertising
6 2 (0.84%) Military
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (26.05%) Network Engineer
2 34 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 26 (10.92%) Cisco Engineer
3 26 (10.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 23 (9.66%) Analyst
5 22 (9.24%) Windows Engineer
6 21 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (7.98%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (7.98%) Architect
7 19 (7.98%) IT Support
8 16 (6.72%) Server Engineer
9 15 (6.30%) Active Directory Engineer
9 15 (6.30%) Windows Server Engineer
10 14 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 14 (5.88%) Consultant
10 14 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (5.88%) IT Consultant
10 14 (5.88%) IT Engineer
10 14 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
11 13 (5.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.46%) Middleware
2 3 (1.26%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.26%) CAdES
2 3 (1.26%) PAdES
2 3 (1.26%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (1.26%) XAdES
3 2 (0.84%) MAPI
4 1 (0.42%) HTML
4 1 (0.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 70 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 35 (14.71%) Clustering
3 29 (12.18%) Driving Licence
4 27 (11.34%) Management Information System
5 21 (8.82%) Replication
6 18 (7.56%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (5.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (5.46%) Public Cloud
8 10 (4.20%) iPad
9 9 (3.78%) Statistics
10 6 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (2.52%) ASIC
10 6 (2.52%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 6 (2.52%) PKI
11 5 (2.10%) iPhone
12 4 (1.68%) EPoS
13 3 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
14 2 (0.84%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 159 (66.81%) Windows
2 101 (42.44%) Windows Server
3 80 (33.61%) Linux
4 78 (32.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (30.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (10.92%) Windows 7
8 17 (7.14%) Windows 10
9 15 (6.30%) Windows 8
10 13 (5.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (4.20%) Ubuntu
12 8 (3.36%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.68%) Android
13 4 (1.68%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.26%) CentOS
14 3 (1.26%) Debian
14 3 (1.26%) Unix
15 2 (0.84%) AIX
16 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (28.99%) ITIL
2 44 (18.49%) Load Balancing
3 32 (13.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (12.61%) Service Delivery
5 26 (10.92%) Migration
6 25 (10.50%) ITIL V3
7 24 (10.08%) DevOps
8 23 (9.66%) High Availability
9 21 (8.82%) PRINCE2
10 19 (7.98%) Problem Management
11 18 (7.56%) Network Management
12 17 (7.14%) Information Security
12 17 (7.14%) Line Management
12 17 (7.14%) Server Building
13 16 (6.72%) Change Control
13 16 (6.72%) Patch Management
13 16 (6.72%) Service Management
14 15 (6.30%) Information Security Management
14 15 (6.30%) ISMS
14 15 (6.30%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.71%) SQL
2 21 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.94%) C
4 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.84%) C++
5 2 (0.84%) Java
5 2 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (26.89%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (24.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (21.43%) MCSE
4 49 (20.59%) CCNA
5 35 (14.71%) Security Cleared
6 27 (11.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (9.66%) SC Cleared
8 21 (8.82%) Degree
9 20 (8.40%) MCITP
9 20 (8.40%) MCP
10 19 (7.98%) CCIE
11 18 (7.56%) CCNP
12 17 (7.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (5.46%) EMC Certification
14 11 (4.62%) DV Cleared
15 7 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (2.94%) MCSA
16 6 (2.52%) CCDP
16 6 (2.52%) VCP6
17 5 (2.10%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.34%) SLA
2 4 (1.68%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) DICOM
4 1 (0.42%) HL7
System Software
1 138 (57.98%) Active Directory
2 88 (36.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (18.49%) Hyper-V
4 35 (14.71%) Terminal Services
5 17 (7.14%) Firmware
6 12 (5.04%) vSphere
7 5 (2.10%) XenApp
8 4 (1.68%) UAG
9 3 (1.26%) KVM
9 3 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.84%) XenServer
11 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.42%) NFS
11 1 (0.42%) Postfix
11 1 (0.42%) Squid
11 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (9.66%) Backup Exec
2 14 (5.88%) AirWatch
3 12 (5.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (5.04%) Tivoli
4 9 (3.78%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (3.36%) SCOM
6 6 (2.52%) WSUS
7 5 (2.10%) Nagios
7 5 (2.10%) SCCM
8 3 (1.26%) Puppet
8 3 (1.26%) Rundeck
8 3 (1.26%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.42%) MOM
10 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 148 (62.18%) Cisco
2 115 (48.32%) Microsoft
3 97 (40.76%) VMware
4 61 (25.63%) HP
5 43 (18.07%) CheckPoint
6 42 (17.65%) Citrix
7 39 (16.39%) Juniper
8 37 (15.55%) IBM
9 33 (13.87%) Dell
10 32 (13.45%) Veeam
11 29 (12.18%) Symantec
12 26 (10.92%) EMC
13 21 (8.82%) F5
14 19 (7.98%) Draytek
14 19 (7.98%) Veritas
15 18 (7.56%) WatchGuard
16 17 (7.14%) ProCurve
16 17 (7.14%) SonicWALL
16 17 (7.14%) ZyXEL
17 15 (6.30%) CommVault
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Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum bonuses, 28 days holiday
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Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive
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