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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 123 135 172
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +37
Permanent jobs citing VPN 142 111 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.48% 1.85% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.91% 11.42% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 126 99 43
Average salary £37,250 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.55% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1100 972 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.18% 16.20% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 930 837 705
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Gloucestershire +2 39 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Wiltshire +7 38 £41,000 +17.14% 5
Dorset +31 27 £28,500 -19.71% 3
Bristol -8 19 £35,000 -21.34% 10
Somerset -2 13 £26,500 -22.05% 2
Devon +2 2 £28,000 +40.00% 1
Cornwall - 1 £17,000 - 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 174 (70.73%) Firewall
2 131 (53.25%) Cisco
3 127 (51.63%) Windows
4 99 (40.24%) VMware
5 93 (37.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 91 (36.99%) LAN
7 83 (33.74%) Active Directory
8 79 (32.11%) Data Centre
9 74 (30.08%) Cisco Certification
10 73 (29.67%) MS Exchange
10 73 (29.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 66 (26.83%) WAN
11 66 (26.83%) IPsec
11 66 (26.83%) VLAN
12 64 (26.02%) Microsoft
12 64 (26.02%) MPLS
13 61 (24.80%) Citrix
13 61 (24.80%) Windows 7
14 59 (23.98%) TCP/IP
15 58 (23.58%) MS Office
15 58 (23.58%) Windows Server 2012
16 53 (21.54%) XenApp
17 52 (21.14%) DNS
18 51 (20.73%) Exchange Server 2010
19 50 (20.33%) Juniper
20 48 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2007
20 48 (19.51%) Windows Server
21 45 (18.29%) ITIL
22 44 (17.89%) Cisco ASA
23 42 (17.07%) Linux

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 73 (29.67%) MS Exchange
2 51 (20.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 41 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 18 (7.32%) Apache
6 10 (4.07%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.25%) IIS
8 7 (2.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.44%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.63%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 58 (23.58%) MS Office
2 29 (11.79%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.63%) SaaS
3 3 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.81%) Office 365
5 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 174 (70.73%) Firewall
2 91 (36.99%) LAN
3 66 (26.83%) IPsec
3 66 (26.83%) VLAN
3 66 (26.83%) WAN
4 64 (26.02%) MPLS
5 59 (23.98%) TCP/IP
6 52 (21.14%) DNS
7 44 (17.89%) Cisco ASA
8 37 (15.04%) BGP
8 37 (15.04%) DHCP
9 35 (14.23%) OSPF
10 31 (12.60%) SSL
10 31 (12.60%) Wireless
11 30 (12.20%) VoIP
12 25 (10.16%) Internet
12 25 (10.16%) Network Security
13 23 (9.35%) Cisco Nexus
14 20 (8.13%) HTTP
14 20 (8.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.44%) MySQL
3 4 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 30 (12.20%) Finance
2 10 (4.07%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.25%) Retail
4 7 (2.85%) Banking
5 4 (1.63%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.22%) Advertising
6 3 (1.22%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) Military
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) German Language
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (24.39%) Network Engineer
2 39 (15.85%) Analyst
3 33 (13.41%) Support Engineer
4 28 (11.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (9.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 21 (8.54%) Consultant
7 20 (8.13%) Service Desk Engineer
8 19 (7.72%) IT Engineer
9 18 (7.32%) Network Analyst
10 16 (6.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 16 (6.50%) Service Desk Support
11 14 (5.69%) Senior IT Engineer
11 14 (5.69%) Service Analyst
11 14 (5.69%) Service Desk Analyst
11 14 (5.69%) Service Desk Support Analyst
12 13 (5.28%) Cisco Consultant
12 13 (5.28%) IT Technician
12 13 (5.28%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (5.28%) Service Desk Technician
13 12 (4.88%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.03%) LAMP
2 4 (1.63%) J2EE
2 4 (1.63%) Web Services
3 2 (0.81%) Spring
4 1 (0.41%) COM
4 1 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (32.11%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.28%) PKI
3 8 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.25%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.25%) iPad
3 8 (3.25%) iPhone
3 8 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (2.85%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.85%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.03%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.03%) EqualLogic
6 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.81%) CESG
8 2 (0.81%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.41%) CMDB
9 1 (0.41%) IVR
9 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 127 (51.63%) Windows
2 73 (29.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (24.80%) Windows 7
4 58 (23.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (19.51%) Windows Server
6 42 (17.07%) Linux
7 40 (16.26%) Mac OS
8 13 (5.28%) CentOS
9 10 (4.07%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (3.25%) Windows 10
12 6 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (2.03%) FreeNAS
13 5 (2.03%) Unix
14 4 (1.63%) VMS
15 3 (1.22%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.29%) ITIL
2 42 (17.07%) Migration
3 32 (13.01%) Load Balancing
4 19 (7.72%) Presales
5 15 (6.10%) Network Monitoring
6 14 (5.69%) Configuration Management
7 13 (5.28%) Network Management
7 13 (5.28%) Service Management
8 11 (4.47%) Network Architecture
8 11 (4.47%) Network Design
9 10 (4.07%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (3.66%) ITIL V3
10 9 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (3.66%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.25%) High Availability
11 8 (3.25%) Security Hardening
11 8 (3.25%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.25%) Wealth Management
12 7 (2.85%) Capacity Management
12 7 (2.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.76%) SQL
2 11 (4.47%) Perl
2 11 (4.47%) PowerShell
2 11 (4.47%) Python
3 5 (2.03%) Java
4 4 (1.63%) C
4 4 (1.63%) C#
5 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (30.08%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (17.07%) CCNA
3 36 (14.63%) CCNP
4 19 (7.72%) Degree
4 19 (7.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (6.10%) Security Cleared
6 14 (5.69%) SC Cleared
7 8 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.85%) CCDP
8 7 (2.85%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (2.85%) JNCIA
8 7 (2.85%) MCDST
9 6 (2.44%) CCNP Voice
10 5 (2.03%) CCIE
10 5 (2.03%) CCSA
10 5 (2.03%) MCSE
11 4 (1.63%) CCSE
11 4 (1.63%) HND
11 4 (1.63%) HP ASE
11 4 (1.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 93 (37.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (33.74%) Active Directory
3 53 (21.54%) XenApp
4 14 (5.69%) vSphere
5 12 (4.88%) Terminal Services
6 11 (4.47%) Hyper-V
6 11 (4.47%) ProxySG
7 6 (2.44%) vCloud
8 5 (2.03%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.63%) NFS
9 4 (1.63%) Samba
10 2 (0.81%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.41%) Firmware
11 1 (0.41%) iptables
11 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.41%) Squid
11 1 (0.41%) UAG
11 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (7.32%) SCCM
2 7 (2.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (2.44%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (2.44%) SCOM
3 6 (2.44%) WSUS
4 5 (2.03%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.41%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.41%) MOM
5 1 (0.41%) Nagios
5 1 (0.41%) Puppet
5 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 131 (53.25%) Cisco
2 99 (40.24%) VMware
3 64 (26.02%) Microsoft
4 61 (24.80%) Citrix
5 50 (20.33%) Juniper
6 32 (13.01%) CheckPoint
7 24 (9.76%) Intel Security
8 20 (8.13%) Palo Alto
9 16 (6.50%) F5
10 12 (4.88%) Blue Coat
11 11 (4.47%) HP
11 11 (4.47%) NetApp
11 11 (4.47%) SolarWinds
12 10 (4.07%) Nokia
13 9 (3.66%) Avaya
14 7 (2.85%) Dell
14 7 (2.85%) Red Hat
14 7 (2.85%) Remedy
14 7 (2.85%) Symantec
15 6 (2.44%) Apple
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + pension, flexitime, 28 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + £6k car allowance, 10% pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bideford
Pro-Quest
Salary: 30000-42000 Per Month + pension + holiday allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car, bonus and others
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Orchard Computer Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago