The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 73 69 81
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.57% 1.94% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.22% 8.81% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 7
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,750 £25,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £41,850 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
230 193 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 30.18% 22.06% 21.11%
Number of salaries quoted 166 171 176
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Southampton region.

VPN Salary Trend in Southampton

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Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Southampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 17 (80.95%) WAN
3 15 (71.43%) OSPF
4 13 (61.90%) BGP
5 12 (57.14%) MPLS
5 12 (57.14%) Firewall
6 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
7 8 (38.10%) Juniper
7 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
7 8 (38.10%) LAN
7 8 (38.10%) Ethernet
7 8 (38.10%) SSL
7 8 (38.10%) EIGRP
7 8 (38.10%) IPsec
7 8 (38.10%) F5
8 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 7 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (33.33%) Multicast
9 6 (28.57%) Network Security
9 6 (28.57%) VLAN
10 5 (23.81%) SSH
10 5 (23.81%) PKI
10 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (23.81%) TACACS
10 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (23.81%) Wireless
10 5 (23.81%) IPX
10 5 (23.81%) VoIP
10 5 (23.81%) WLAN
10 5 (23.81%) LDAP

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Lync
2 3 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) WAN
2 15 (71.43%) OSPF
3 13 (61.90%) BGP
4 12 (57.14%) Firewall
4 12 (57.14%) MPLS
5 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
6 8 (38.10%) EIGRP
6 8 (38.10%) LAN
6 8 (38.10%) Ethernet
6 8 (38.10%) IPsec
6 8 (38.10%) SSL
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (33.33%) Multicast
8 6 (28.57%) Network Security
8 6 (28.57%) VLAN
9 5 (23.81%) SSH
9 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (23.81%) Wireless
9 5 (23.81%) IPX
9 5 (23.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (19.05%) Designer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support
4 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Network Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Designer
5 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design
4 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Budget Control
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.52%) Demand Management
5 1 (4.76%) Coaching
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
1 1 (4.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Juniper
2 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
2 8 (38.10%) F5
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Nokia
4 2 (9.52%) Websense
4 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
4 2 (9.52%) IronPort
4 2 (9.52%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (9.52%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) Intel
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