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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 72 85 73
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.05% 1.10% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.86% 4.74% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 12
Average salary £37,500 £17,625 £17,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+112.76% +3.67%
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
185 211 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 21.64% 23.24% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 160 203 165
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 £28,500 £22,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £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 22 July 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Southampton

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 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 28 (66.67%) Linux
2 25 (59.52%) TCP/IP
2 25 (59.52%) Cisco
3 21 (50.00%) CCNA
3 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 21 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (47.62%) Windows
4 20 (47.62%) IPsec
5 19 (45.24%) VLAN
6 17 (40.48%) Cisco IOS
6 17 (40.48%) ITIL
6 17 (40.48%) MPLS
7 16 (38.10%) OSPF
7 16 (38.10%) BGP
7 16 (38.10%) CCNP
7 16 (38.10%) PPP
8 14 (33.33%) Juniper
9 13 (30.95%) L2TP
9 13 (30.95%) RTP
9 13 (30.95%) VoIP
9 13 (30.95%) Statistics
9 13 (30.95%) Junos
10 12 (28.57%) Internet
11 11 (26.19%) Firewall
12 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
12 10 (23.81%) LAN
12 10 (23.81%) ISO 9001
13 9 (21.43%) WAN
14 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
14 7 (16.67%) SSL

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (9.52%) Lync
5 2 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) TCP/IP
2 20 (47.62%) IPsec
3 19 (45.24%) VLAN
4 17 (40.48%) Cisco IOS
4 17 (40.48%) MPLS
5 16 (38.10%) OSPF
5 16 (38.10%) BGP
5 16 (38.10%) PPP
6 13 (30.95%) L2TP
6 13 (30.95%) RTP
6 13 (30.95%) VoIP
6 13 (30.95%) Junos
7 12 (28.57%) Internet
8 11 (26.19%) Firewall
9 10 (23.81%) LAN
10 9 (21.43%) WAN
11 7 (16.67%) SSL
12 6 (14.29%) ISDN
12 6 (14.29%) SNMP
13 4 (9.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.76%) Electronics
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (69.05%) Network Engineer
2 16 (38.10%) Support Engineer
3 13 (30.95%) Network Support
3 13 (30.95%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) IT Support
4 3 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.14%) Support Technician
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Statistics
2 5 (11.90%) Clustering
3 4 (9.52%) PKI
4 3 (7.14%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.38%) Social Media
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.38%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Linux
2 20 (47.62%) Windows
3 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 3 (7.14%) Network Management
4 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.76%) ITSM
5 2 (4.76%) Service Management
5 2 (4.76%) Budget Control
5 2 (4.76%) Time Management
5 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) Analytics
6 1 (2.38%) SIEM
6 1 (2.38%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.38%) CRM
6 1 (2.38%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) CCNA
1 21 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (38.10%) CCNP
3 7 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.76%) MCSE
4 2 (4.76%) MCSA
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) GCIA
5 1 (2.38%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Cisco
2 14 (33.33%) Juniper
3 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.14%) HP
4 3 (7.14%) Dell
4 3 (7.14%) Symantec
5 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.38%) F5
6 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Avaya
6 1 (2.38%) Nokia
6 1 (2.38%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.38%) Websense
6 1 (2.38%) IronPort
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) VMware
6 1 (2.38%) Sourcefire
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago