The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 20 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 6.32% - 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% - 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,831 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -4.45%
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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 Stevenage region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 55 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 16.84% 30.90% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 56
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Stevenage region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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Salary Trend in Stevenage

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Stevenage region.

VPN Salary Trend in Stevenage

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (77.78%) Retail
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (66.67%) VPLS
4 12 (66.67%) CCNP
4 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (66.67%) MPLS
5 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 8 (44.44%) Law
6 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Change Management
6 6 (33.33%) SecurID
6 6 (33.33%) SSL
6 6 (33.33%) Juniper
6 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 6 (33.33%) Fujitsu
6 6 (33.33%) Network Security
6 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (33.33%) Junos
7 5 (27.78%) Fortinet
7 5 (27.78%) FortiGate
8 4 (22.22%) Change Control
8 4 (22.22%) VCP5
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
8 4 (22.22%) VCP4
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003

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Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (66.67%) VPLS
3 12 (66.67%) MPLS
4 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 6 (33.33%) SSL
5 6 (33.33%) Network Security
5 6 (33.33%) Junos
6 4 (22.22%) VoIP
6 4 (22.22%) Wireless
6 4 (22.22%) OSPF
6 4 (22.22%) BGP
General
1 14 (77.78%) Retail
2 8 (44.44%) Law
3 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (22.22%) Document Management
2 4 (22.22%) Change Control
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) CCNP
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) VCP4
3 4 (22.22%) VCP5
3 4 (22.22%) MCP
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (22.22%) MBCS
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) FortiGate
2 4 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Juniper
2 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 6 (33.33%) Fujitsu
3 5 (27.78%) Fortinet
4 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
Stevenage
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago