The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 77 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.04% 1.11% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.69% 4.83% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 12
Average salary £33,750 £17,625 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.48% -18.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £17,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £34,050 £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
192 207 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.22% 22.97% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 167 200 167
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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

VPN
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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Southampton

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 26 (63.41%) Linux
2 25 (60.98%) TCP/IP
3 23 (56.10%) Cisco
4 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
5 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (48.78%) CCNA
6 19 (46.34%) IPsec
7 18 (43.90%) Windows
8 17 (41.46%) VLAN
9 16 (39.02%) ITIL
10 15 (36.59%) MPLS
10 15 (36.59%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (34.15%) OSPF
11 14 (34.15%) BGP
11 14 (34.15%) CCNP
11 14 (34.15%) PPP
12 12 (29.27%) Firewall
12 12 (29.27%) Juniper
12 12 (29.27%) Internet
13 11 (26.83%) VoIP
13 11 (26.83%) L2TP
13 11 (26.83%) RTP
13 11 (26.83%) Statistics
13 11 (26.83%) Junos
14 10 (24.39%) LAN
14 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
15 9 (21.95%) WAN
15 9 (21.95%) ISO 9001
16 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
16 7 (17.07%) SSL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (9.76%) Lync
5 2 (4.88%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (60.98%) TCP/IP
2 19 (46.34%) IPsec
3 17 (41.46%) VLAN
4 15 (36.59%) MPLS
4 15 (36.59%) Cisco IOS
5 14 (34.15%) OSPF
5 14 (34.15%) BGP
5 14 (34.15%) PPP
6 12 (29.27%) Firewall
6 12 (29.27%) Internet
7 11 (26.83%) VoIP
7 11 (26.83%) L2TP
7 11 (26.83%) RTP
7 11 (26.83%) Junos
8 10 (24.39%) LAN
9 9 (21.95%) WAN
10 7 (17.07%) SSL
11 6 (14.63%) SNMP
11 6 (14.63%) ISDN
12 5 (12.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.88%) Electronics
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Network Engineer
2 16 (39.02%) Support Engineer
3 14 (34.15%) Network Support
4 13 (31.71%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) Support Technician
6 3 (7.32%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (7.32%) IT Support
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.44%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Junior Network Support
8 1 (2.44%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Statistics
2 5 (12.20%) Clustering
3 4 (9.76%) PKI
4 3 (7.32%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.44%) CESG
6 1 (2.44%) Social Media
6 1 (2.44%) iPad
6 1 (2.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Linux
2 18 (43.90%) Windows
3 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.44%) Solaris
8 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
3 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
4 3 (7.32%) Network Management
5 2 (4.88%) Budget Control
5 2 (4.88%) ITSM
5 2 (4.88%) Service Management
5 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Time Management
6 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.44%) OOP
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
6 1 (2.44%) ERP
6 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) VBScript
3 1 (2.44%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (48.78%) CCNA
2 14 (34.15%) CCNP
3 7 (17.07%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
4 2 (4.88%) MCSA
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) GCIA
5 1 (2.44%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) Snort
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Cisco
2 12 (29.27%) Juniper
3 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) Symantec
4 3 (7.32%) HP
4 3 (7.32%) Dell
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.44%) Nokia
6 1 (2.44%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.44%) Apple
6 1 (2.44%) Avaya
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) IronPort
6 1 (2.44%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.44%) Websense
6 1 (2.44%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
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