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

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 61 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.07% 0.63% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.30% 2.84% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 6
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £50,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £53,250
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 Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
115 176 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 18.28% 22.34% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 112 174 135
Median salary £42,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.58% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £36,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 22 February 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Southampton

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Southampton region with a requirement for VPN.

1 27 (72.97%) Cisco
2 25 (67.57%) CCNP
2 25 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (59.46%) VoIP
4 21 (56.76%) CCNA
4 21 (56.76%) Windows
5 14 (37.84%) Linux
6 13 (35.14%) Firewall
6 13 (35.14%) Unified Communications
7 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
8 11 (29.73%) SS7
8 11 (29.73%) BGP
8 11 (29.73%) Q.931
8 11 (29.73%) Juniper
8 11 (29.73%) MPLS
8 11 (29.73%) OSPF
8 11 (29.73%) IPsec
8 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
8 11 (29.73%) Office 365
8 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
9 10 (27.03%) CCDP
10 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
10 9 (24.32%) L2TP
10 9 (24.32%) RTP
10 9 (24.32%) PPP
10 9 (24.32%) WAN
10 9 (24.32%) VMware
10 9 (24.32%) Junos
10 9 (24.32%) VLAN
10 9 (24.32%) Statistics

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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 (8.11%) Drupal
1 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Infor CRM
2 2 (5.41%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) VoIP
2 13 (35.14%) Firewall
2 13 (35.14%) Unified Communications
3 11 (29.73%) BGP
3 11 (29.73%) IPsec
3 11 (29.73%) MPLS
3 11 (29.73%) OSPF
3 11 (29.73%) Q.931
3 11 (29.73%) SS7
4 9 (24.32%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (24.32%) Junos
4 9 (24.32%) L2TP
4 9 (24.32%) PPP
4 9 (24.32%) RTP
4 9 (24.32%) VLAN
4 9 (24.32%) WAN
5 8 (21.62%) DNS
5 8 (21.62%) LAN
6 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
7 5 (13.51%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.11%) Subversion
1 3 (8.11%) Trac
General
1 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Network Support
3 6 (16.22%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) IT Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Operations Team Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (21.62%) Windows 10
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.11%) Android
7 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
7 3 (8.11%) VMS
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Statistics
2 7 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.81%) CRM
3 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
3 4 (10.81%) DevOps
3 4 (10.81%) Kanban
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (10.81%) Scrum
3 4 (10.81%) Service Management
4 3 (8.11%) Identity Management
4 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) Security Management
4 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) ERP
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
1 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
2 3 (8.11%) C
2 3 (8.11%) C++
2 3 (8.11%) Perl
2 3 (8.11%) PHP
2 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) CCNP
1 25 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (56.76%) CCNA
3 10 (27.03%) CCDP
4 8 (21.62%) CCDA
4 8 (21.62%) CCDE
5 3 (8.11%) CCVP
5 3 (8.11%) Degree
6 2 (5.41%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) KVM
4 2 (5.41%) NFS
4 2 (5.41%) oVirt
4 2 (5.41%) pfSense
4 2 (5.41%) Samba
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.70%) NDS
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (8.11%) FreeIPA
2 3 (8.11%) Nagios
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) SCOM
3 2 (5.41%) Bacula
3 2 (5.41%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (5.41%) WSUS
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Cisco
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (29.73%) Juniper
4 9 (24.32%) VMware
5 4 (10.81%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Infor
5 4 (10.81%) Mitel
5 4 (10.81%) SonicWALL
6 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.41%) Avaya
6 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.41%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.41%) Sophos
7 1 (2.70%) Apple
7 1 (2.70%) F5
7 1 (2.70%) Novell