The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 34 61 39
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 25 4 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.97% 0.73% 5.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.75% 7.41% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 39
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £25,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
VPN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 54 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 24.11% 9.84% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 85 50 113
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

VPN
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

VPN Salary Trend in Suffolk

VPN
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Suffolk

VPN
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +26 22 £45,000 +80.00% 4
Newmarket - 3 £27,500 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 35 (87.50%) TCP/IP
3 30 (75.00%) Firewall
4 25 (62.50%) Linux
4 25 (62.50%) DNS
5 21 (52.50%) SAN
5 21 (52.50%) UNIX
6 20 (50.00%) Web Services
7 19 (47.50%) PowerShell
8 16 (40.00%) Shell Script
9 15 (37.50%) XML
9 15 (37.50%) SQL
9 15 (37.50%) JSON
10 13 (32.50%) Reverse Proxy
10 13 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (32.50%) Puppet
10 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (30.00%) Network Security
11 12 (30.00%) Sourcefire
11 12 (30.00%) WAN
12 11 (27.50%) Replication
12 11 (27.50%) NoSQL
13 10 (25.00%) PKI
13 10 (25.00%) CCSA
13 10 (25.00%) Wireless
13 10 (25.00%) IPsec
13 10 (25.00%) CCSE
13 10 (25.00%) SSH
13 10 (25.00%) LAN
13 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.00%) SaaS
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 30 (75.00%) Firewall
3 25 (62.50%) DNS
4 21 (52.50%) SAN
5 13 (32.50%) Reverse Proxy
6 12 (30.00%) Network Security
6 12 (30.00%) WAN
7 10 (25.00%) Wireless
7 10 (25.00%) IPsec
7 10 (25.00%) SSH
7 10 (25.00%) LAN
7 10 (25.00%) SSL
8 9 (22.50%) DHCP
9 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Junior Network Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Junior
5 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support
6 2 (5.00%) Designer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Designer
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) Web Services
2 15 (37.50%) XML
2 15 (37.50%) JSON
3 1 (2.50%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Replication
2 10 (25.00%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Open Source
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Linux
3 21 (52.50%) UNIX
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Information Security
1 5 (12.50%) ITIL
1 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (12.50%) Release Management
2 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (10.00%) DevOps
2 4 (10.00%) ERP
3 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (7.50%) Service Management
4 2 (5.00%) Change Control
4 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) SOA
5 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.50%) ITSM
5 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) PowerShell
2 16 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 15 (37.50%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) Java
5 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) CCSA
1 10 (25.00%) CCSE
2 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.00%) CCNP
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.50%) CCNA
3 5 (12.50%) MCSE
4 4 (10.00%) Sun Certification
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (17.50%) KVM
3 1 (2.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Puppet
1 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Sourcefire
2 10 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (20.00%) Cisco
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Juniper
5 2 (5.00%) McAfee
6 1 (2.50%) F5
Suffolk
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago