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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 77 88 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -33
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.68% 0.78% 3.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.19% 3.03% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 23
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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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
171 231 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.48% 25.58% 22.17%
Number of salaries quoted 152 152 183
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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 29 April 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Southampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (70.00%) Firewall
4 13 (65.00%) Windows
4 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
4 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (60.00%) DNS
6 11 (55.00%) LAN
6 11 (55.00%) WAN
6 11 (55.00%) DHCP
6 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (50.00%) Network Architecture
7 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (40.00%) CA
8 8 (40.00%) VoIP
8 8 (40.00%) Network Security
8 8 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (40.00%) F5
8 8 (40.00%) Stonesoft
8 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
9 7 (35.00%) Network Design
10 6 (30.00%) VMware
10 6 (30.00%) IIS
10 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.00%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) DNS
3 11 (55.00%) DHCP
3 11 (55.00%) LAN
3 11 (55.00%) WAN
4 8 (40.00%) Network Security
4 8 (40.00%) VoIP
5 5 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (10.00%) IPsec
7 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
7 2 (10.00%) NAS
7 2 (10.00%) SAN
7 2 (10.00%) SMS
7 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) IT Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Designer
4 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 5 (25.00%) Technical Designer
5 3 (15.00%) Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
1 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 7 (35.00%) Network Design
3 5 (25.00%) Threat Management
4 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Customer Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) High Availability
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Software Distribution
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) SIEM
6 1 (5.00%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (25.00%) MCSE
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) CCIE
3 2 (10.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (25.00%) vCloud
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) NFS
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (10.00%) Munin
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 8 (40.00%) CA
3 8 (40.00%) F5
3 8 (40.00%) Stonesoft
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 5 (25.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) NetApp
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