The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 52 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 24 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.68% 0.70% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.52% 3.16% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 5
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £41,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £50,000 £50,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
137 158 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.98% 21.97% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 128 149 133
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Southampton

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Southampton region with a requirement for VPN.

1 32 (74.42%) Cisco
2 30 (69.77%) CCNP
2 30 (69.77%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (62.79%) VoIP
4 26 (60.47%) CCNA
4 26 (60.47%) Windows
5 18 (41.86%) Linux
6 15 (34.88%) BGP
6 15 (34.88%) Juniper
6 15 (34.88%) MPLS
6 15 (34.88%) OSPF
6 15 (34.88%) IPsec
6 15 (34.88%) Data Centre
7 14 (32.56%) Unified Communications
8 13 (30.23%) Junos
8 13 (30.23%) Firewall
8 13 (30.23%) VLAN
8 13 (30.23%) Statistics
8 13 (30.23%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (30.23%) L2TP
8 13 (30.23%) RTP
8 13 (30.23%) PPP
9 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
9 12 (27.91%) SS7
9 12 (27.91%) Q.931
9 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
10 11 (25.58%) CCDP
10 11 (25.58%) Office 365
11 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
12 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (6.98%) Drupal
1 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (62.79%) VoIP
2 15 (34.88%) BGP
2 15 (34.88%) IPsec
2 15 (34.88%) MPLS
2 15 (34.88%) OSPF
3 14 (32.56%) Unified Communications
4 13 (30.23%) Cisco IOS
4 13 (30.23%) Firewall
4 13 (30.23%) Junos
4 13 (30.23%) L2TP
4 13 (30.23%) PPP
4 13 (30.23%) RTP
4 13 (30.23%) VLAN
5 12 (27.91%) Q.931
5 12 (27.91%) SS7
6 9 (20.93%) DNS
6 9 (20.93%) WAN
7 8 (18.60%) LAN
8 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
9 5 (11.63%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.98%) Subversion
1 3 (6.98%) Trac
General
1 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Support Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Network Support
3 7 (16.28%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support
6 2 (4.65%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Operations Team Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Data Centre
2 13 (30.23%) Statistics
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (60.47%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Linux
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (18.60%) Windows 10
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
8 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
9 3 (6.98%) Android
9 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
9 3 (6.98%) VMS
10 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (9.30%) CRM
2 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
2 4 (9.30%) DevOps
2 4 (9.30%) Kanban
2 4 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (9.30%) Scrum
2 4 (9.30%) Service Management
3 3 (6.98%) Identity Management
3 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.98%) Project Management
3 3 (6.98%) Security Management
3 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.65%) Change Management
4 2 (4.65%) ERP
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL
4 2 (4.65%) Service Design
5 1 (2.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
1 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
2 3 (6.98%) C
2 3 (6.98%) C++
2 3 (6.98%) Perl
2 3 (6.98%) PHP
2 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) CCNP
1 30 (69.77%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (60.47%) CCNA
3 11 (25.58%) CCDP
4 9 (20.93%) CCDA
4 9 (20.93%) CCDE
5 3 (6.98%) CCVP
5 3 (6.98%) Degree
6 2 (4.65%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.65%) KVM
4 2 (4.65%) NFS
4 2 (4.65%) oVirt
4 2 (4.65%) pfSense
4 2 (4.65%) Samba
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.33%) NDS
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.98%) FreeIPA
2 3 (6.98%) Nagios
2 3 (6.98%) Puppet
2 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 3 (6.98%) SCOM
3 2 (4.65%) Bacula
3 2 (4.65%) HP SIM
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.65%) WSUS
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Cisco
2 15 (34.88%) Juniper
3 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.93%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) HP
5 4 (9.30%) Infor
5 4 (9.30%) Mitel
5 4 (9.30%) SonicWALL
6 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.65%) Avaya
6 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.65%) Dell
6 2 (4.65%) NetSuite
6 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.65%) Sophos
7 1 (2.33%) Apple
7 1 (2.33%) F5
7 1 (2.33%) Novell
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec