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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England / South West
Rank 179 123 141
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +18
Permanent jobs citing VPN 62 147 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.23% 2.52% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.94% 13.07% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 52 132 95
Median salary £35,047 £36,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.63% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,290 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
781 1125 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.49% 19.27% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 615 944 852
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,300 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 0 23 £37,000 - 4
Wiltshire -8 14 £41,750 +1.82%
Devon +13 12 £27,500 +5.76% 3
Somerset -15 6 £20,000 -24.52%
Cornwall -2 4 £17,750 +4.41% 2
Dorset +10 2 £35,000 +16.66%
Gloucestershire -44 1 £37,500 -11.76% 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 83 (61.03%) Windows
2 72 (52.94%) Firewall
3 71 (52.21%) Active Directory
4 70 (51.47%) Cisco
5 61 (44.85%) Windows Server
6 53 (38.97%) Microsoft
7 52 (38.24%) WAN
8 47 (34.56%) VMware
9 44 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (31.62%) Data Centre
11 42 (30.88%) ITIL
12 40 (29.41%) TCP/IP
12 40 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (28.68%) LAN
14 36 (26.47%) Linux
14 36 (26.47%) MPLS
15 33 (24.26%) Cisco Certification
15 33 (24.26%) DNS
16 32 (23.53%) DHCP
17 29 (21.32%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (19.85%) HP
18 27 (19.85%) SAN
19 26 (19.12%) Network Security
20 25 (18.38%) CCNA
20 25 (18.38%) Citrix
20 25 (18.38%) MS Exchange
21 24 (17.65%) MS Excel
21 24 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
21 24 (17.65%) Hyper-V
21 24 (17.65%) Driving Licence

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 25 (18.38%) MS Exchange
2 21 (15.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.29%) Apache
3 14 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (9.56%) IIS
5 12 (8.82%) Tomcat
6 10 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (5.88%) JBoss
8 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.94%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.47%) IBM Domino
9 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.03%) MS Office
3 6 (4.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.47%) MS Project
4 2 (1.47%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.76%) Office 365
3 14 (10.29%) SaaS
4 12 (8.82%) IaaS
5 10 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (6.62%) PaaS
7 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 72 (52.94%) Firewall
2 52 (38.24%) WAN
3 40 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 39 (28.68%) LAN
5 36 (26.47%) MPLS
6 33 (24.26%) DNS
7 32 (23.53%) DHCP
8 27 (19.85%) SAN
9 26 (19.12%) Network Security
10 21 (15.44%) VLAN
11 20 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (13.97%) IP Telephony
12 19 (13.97%) Wireless
13 17 (12.50%) SMTP
14 16 (11.76%) SSH
14 16 (11.76%) SSL
14 16 (11.76%) VoIP
14 16 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (9.56%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (8.82%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (8.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (7.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (3.68%) MySQL
6 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (11.03%) Finance
2 9 (6.62%) Banking
3 8 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.47%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.47%) Legal
4 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.47%) Military
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (22.79%) Network Engineer
2 17 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 16 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
4 13 (9.56%) Active Directory Engineer
5 12 (8.82%) Analyst
5 12 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (8.82%) IT Support
6 11 (8.09%) Architect
6 11 (8.09%) Security Engineer
7 10 (7.35%) Server Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (6.62%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Windows Server Engineer
9 8 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (5.88%) IT Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) Field Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (5.15%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.62%) Middleware
2 7 (5.15%) MAPI
3 3 (2.21%) CAdES
3 3 (2.21%) PAdES
3 3 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (2.21%) XAdES
4 1 (0.74%) HTML
4 1 (0.74%) JSON
4 1 (0.74%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (31.62%) Data Centre
2 24 (17.65%) Driving Licence
3 18 (13.24%) Management Information System
4 14 (10.29%) Clustering
5 8 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 8 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (5.15%) EPoS
6 7 (5.15%) iPad
7 6 (4.41%) Client/Server
8 5 (3.68%) PKI
9 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (2.94%) Replication
10 3 (2.21%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (1.47%) AS400
11 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.47%) iPhone
12 1 (0.74%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 83 (61.03%) Windows
2 61 (44.85%) Windows Server
3 44 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (26.47%) Linux
6 14 (10.29%) Windows 7
7 11 (8.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.15%) Unix
10 6 (4.41%) Windows 10
11 4 (2.94%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.94%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.21%) CentOS
12 3 (2.21%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.47%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.74%) Debian
14 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.88%) ITIL
2 17 (12.50%) Change Control
3 14 (10.29%) ISMS
3 14 (10.29%) Mentoring
4 13 (9.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (9.56%) PRINCE2
5 12 (8.82%) Customer Requirements
5 12 (8.82%) Network Management
6 11 (8.09%) DevOps
6 11 (8.09%) Information Security
6 11 (8.09%) Load Balancing
6 11 (8.09%) Network Architecture
6 11 (8.09%) Patch Management
6 11 (8.09%) Service Management
7 10 (7.35%) High Availability
7 10 (7.35%) Network Design
8 9 (6.62%) Information Security Management
8 9 (6.62%) ITIL V3
8 9 (6.62%) Security Management
8 9 (6.62%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.97%) SQL
2 11 (8.09%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.62%) Python
4 5 (3.68%) Perl
4 5 (3.68%) PHP
5 4 (2.94%) C
5 4 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.47%) VB
7 2 (1.47%) VBA
7 2 (1.47%) VBScript
8 1 (0.74%) C++
8 1 (0.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (24.26%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (18.38%) CCNA
3 24 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (14.71%) MCSE
5 14 (10.29%) Security Cleared
6 12 (8.82%) CCNP
7 10 (7.35%) Degree
8 9 (6.62%) SC Cleared
9 8 (5.88%) EMC Certification
9 8 (5.88%) MCP
10 5 (3.68%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (3.68%) MCSA
11 4 (2.94%) CCIE
12 3 (2.21%) APMP
12 3 (2.21%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (2.21%) Security+ Certification
12 3 (2.21%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.82%) SLA
2 5 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) DICOM
3 1 (0.74%) HL7
System Software
1 71 (52.21%) Active Directory
2 29 (21.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 13 (9.56%) Terminal Services
5 10 (7.35%) Firmware
6 5 (3.68%) Samba
6 5 (3.68%) Snort
7 4 (2.94%) KVM
8 3 (2.21%) NFS
9 2 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.47%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.47%) UAG
9 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.47%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.47%) XenApp
9 2 (1.47%) XenServer
10 1 (0.74%) Postfix
10 1 (0.74%) Squid
10 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.62%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (5.88%) AirWatch
3 7 (5.15%) Backup Exec
3 7 (5.15%) SCCM
4 5 (3.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (3.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (3.68%) SCOM
5 4 (2.94%) Nagios
6 3 (2.21%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 3 (2.21%) Puppet
6 3 (2.21%) Rundeck
6 3 (2.21%) WSUS
6 3 (2.21%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.47%) Malwarebytes
7 2 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.74%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 70 (51.47%) Cisco
2 53 (38.97%) Microsoft
3 47 (34.56%) VMware
4 27 (19.85%) HP
5 25 (18.38%) Citrix
6 18 (13.24%) CheckPoint
6 18 (13.24%) Dell
6 18 (13.24%) IBM
7 15 (11.03%) F5
8 13 (9.56%) Juniper
8 13 (9.56%) SolarWinds
9 11 (8.09%) IronPort
10 10 (7.35%) SonicWALL
11 9 (6.62%) CA
11 9 (6.62%) CommVault
11 9 (6.62%) EMC
11 9 (6.62%) Nokia
11 9 (6.62%) Oracle
11 9 (6.62%) WatchGuard
12 8 (5.88%) NetApp
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