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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 113 165 107
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -58
Permanent jobs citing VPN 148 73 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.33% 1.23% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.18% 7.87% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 122 55 130
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,429
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,643
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.75%
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
1044 927 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.44% 15.65% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 889 723 1040
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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 +17 48 £36,750 -12.50% 5
Wiltshire +12 35 £35,000 +25.00% 8
Bristol +17 34 £35,500 -4.05% 3
Somerset +17 14 £18,000 -57.64% 3
Dorset -16 10 £36,750 -13.52% 1
Devon -1 9 £19,000 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

1 180 (72.58%) Windows
2 171 (68.95%) Firewall
3 117 (47.18%) Active Directory
4 112 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 91 (36.69%) VMware
6 89 (35.89%) TCP/IP
7 83 (33.47%) ITIL
8 82 (33.06%) DNS
9 79 (31.85%) MS Exchange
10 74 (29.84%) Cisco
11 73 (29.44%) Linux
12 70 (28.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 68 (27.42%) DHCP
14 63 (25.40%) WAN
15 62 (25.00%) MS Office
16 61 (24.60%) MS Excel
17 54 (21.77%) Cisco Certification
17 54 (21.77%) Degree
18 52 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
19 51 (20.56%) LAN
20 50 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
21 47 (18.95%) Juniper
22 46 (18.55%) SQL
22 46 (18.55%) IPsec
22 46 (18.55%) Network Security
23 43 (17.34%) Citrix
24 42 (16.94%) CCNP
25 41 (16.53%) SAN
26 38 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
27 36 (14.52%) CheckPoint

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 79 (31.85%) MS Exchange
2 27 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (7.66%) IIS
4 18 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (6.05%) Lync
6 13 (5.24%) SharePoint
6 13 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.61%) Confluence
9 4 (1.61%) MediaWiki
9 4 (1.61%) nginx
9 4 (1.61%) Apache
9 4 (1.61%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 62 (25.00%) MS Office
2 61 (24.60%) MS Excel
3 17 (6.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.02%) SaaS
1 5 (2.02%) Office 365
2 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 171 (68.95%) Firewall
2 89 (35.89%) TCP/IP
3 82 (33.06%) DNS
4 68 (27.42%) DHCP
5 63 (25.40%) WAN
6 51 (20.56%) LAN
7 46 (18.55%) IPsec
7 46 (18.55%) Network Security
8 41 (16.53%) SAN
9 35 (14.11%) MPLS
10 30 (12.10%) SSL
11 25 (10.08%) NAS
12 23 (9.27%) Wireless
13 22 (8.87%) VoIP
14 21 (8.47%) Ethernet
14 21 (8.47%) BGP
14 21 (8.47%) OSPF
15 18 (7.26%) VLAN
15 18 (7.26%) LDAP
16 14 (5.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.87%) MySQL
3 11 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.61%) Hudson
1 4 (1.61%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.61%) JIRA
1 4 (1.61%) Subversion
2 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 25 (10.08%) Finance
2 20 (8.06%) Aerospace
3 8 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.02%) Electronics
5 3 (1.21%) Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 49 (19.76%) Support Engineer
2 40 (16.13%) Analyst
3 28 (11.29%) Consultant
4 26 (10.48%) Network Engineer
5 25 (10.08%) Help Desk Support
5 25 (10.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 25 (10.08%) IT Support
6 22 (8.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (6.45%) Service Analyst
8 16 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
9 15 (6.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 14 (5.65%) Support Technician
10 14 (5.65%) Service Manager
11 13 (5.24%) Technical Support
11 13 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support
11 13 (5.24%) Help Desk Engineer
11 13 (5.24%) Service Desk Manager
12 12 (4.84%) Designer
12 12 (4.84%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.44%) Software Packaging
2 6 (2.42%) LINQ
2 6 (2.42%) Web Services
3 5 (2.02%) XML
3 5 (2.02%) J2EE
4 4 (1.61%) LAMP
5 3 (1.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.06%) Client/Server
2 19 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.66%) Computer Science
3 17 (6.85%) Blackberry
4 11 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.44%) PDA
5 9 (3.63%) PKI
6 8 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.82%) Open Source
8 6 (2.42%) iPad
8 6 (2.42%) CESG
9 5 (2.02%) Cryptography
9 5 (2.02%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (1.61%) Wiki
10 4 (1.61%) Replication
11 3 (1.21%) Smartcard
11 3 (1.21%) iPhone
12 2 (0.81%) SCADA
12 2 (0.81%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 180 (72.58%) Windows
2 73 (29.44%) Linux
3 52 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (14.11%) Windows XP
6 30 (12.10%) Windows 7
7 22 (8.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (7.66%) CentOS
9 14 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (5.65%) Windows Vista
10 10 (4.03%) Windows 8
10 10 (4.03%) Ubuntu
11 9 (3.63%) UNIX
12 5 (2.02%) Debian
13 4 (1.61%) Android
14 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (33.47%) ITIL
2 28 (11.29%) Service Management
3 27 (10.89%) Configuration Management
4 24 (9.68%) Cyber Security
5 22 (8.87%) Mentoring
6 21 (8.47%) Change Management
7 17 (6.85%) Risk Management
7 17 (6.85%) Change Control
7 17 (6.85%) Network Monitoring
8 16 (6.45%) ITSM
9 15 (6.05%) CRM
10 14 (5.65%) Service Delivery
11 13 (5.24%) Problem Management
11 13 (5.24%) Coaching
11 13 (5.24%) Software Deployment
12 10 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (3.63%) Capacity Management
14 8 (3.23%) Network Management
14 8 (3.23%) Network Design
15 7 (2.82%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.55%) SQL
2 30 (12.10%) Python
3 26 (10.48%) Perl
4 23 (9.27%) PowerShell
5 14 (5.65%) Java
6 11 (4.44%) C#
7 10 (4.03%) PHP
8 6 (2.42%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.42%) C
9 5 (2.02%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.61%) Ruby
11 3 (1.21%) C++
11 3 (1.21%) VBScript
12 2 (0.81%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 54 (21.77%) Cisco Certification
1 54 (21.77%) Degree
2 42 (16.94%) CCNP
3 38 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (13.71%) Security Cleared
5 24 (9.68%) CCNA
6 18 (7.26%) SC Cleared
7 17 (6.85%) MCSE
8 15 (6.05%) MCSA
8 15 (6.05%) MCP
8 15 (6.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (4.44%) JNCIS
10 9 (3.63%) CCDP
11 7 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (2.42%) CCIE
13 4 (1.61%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.61%) MCITP
13 4 (1.61%) HND
14 3 (1.21%) MCTS
15 2 (0.81%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (1.21%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) COBIT
System Software
1 117 (47.18%) Active Directory
2 70 (28.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.87%) Terminal Services
4 18 (7.26%) XenApp
5 16 (6.45%) Hyper-V
6 15 (6.05%) vSphere
7 14 (5.65%) vCloud
8 12 (4.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 11 (4.44%) MetaFrame
10 8 (3.23%) Samba
11 7 (2.82%) UAG
12 4 (1.61%) Postfix
12 4 (1.61%) XenServer
12 4 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (1.21%) Terminal Server
13 3 (1.21%) XenDesktop
13 3 (1.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (7.66%) SCCM
2 13 (5.24%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.42%) Puppet
3 6 (2.42%) SCOM
3 6 (2.42%) WSUS
3 6 (2.42%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.02%) MOM
4 5 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.61%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.21%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.21%) Salt
7 2 (0.81%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.81%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 112 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 91 (36.69%) VMware
3 74 (29.84%) Cisco
4 47 (18.95%) Juniper
5 43 (17.34%) Citrix
6 36 (14.52%) CheckPoint
7 22 (8.87%) Dell
8 21 (8.47%) Oracle
8 21 (8.47%) Avaya
9 20 (8.06%) HP
10 17 (6.85%) Symantec
10 17 (6.85%) McAfee
11 16 (6.45%) Apple
12 14 (5.65%) SonicWALL
13 12 (4.84%) Sophos
13 12 (4.84%) Remedy
14 8 (3.23%) F5
15 7 (2.82%) Sourcefire
16 5 (2.02%) Red Hat
17 4 (1.61%) Infoblox
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + ben
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £27K per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Alertsystems.co.uk
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum Workplace Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ITS
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary Depending on skills match, ex
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago