The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 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 Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 39 64 35
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -29
Permanent jobs citing VPN 22 6 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.28% 1.03% 5.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.92% 11.32% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 32
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
96 53 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.02% 9.06% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 76 48 109
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
East of England

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 August 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 August 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 +24 18 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Newmarket - 3 £27,500 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 50 (92.59%) Windows
2 48 (88.89%) Firewall
3 47 (87.04%) TCP/IP
4 42 (77.78%) DNS
4 42 (77.78%) Linux
5 39 (72.22%) SAN
5 39 (72.22%) Shell Script
6 37 (68.52%) Web Services
6 37 (68.52%) UNIX
6 37 (68.52%) PowerShell
7 35 (64.81%) Reverse Proxy
8 30 (55.56%) Hyper-V
8 30 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (55.56%) KVM
9 27 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (44.44%) Active Directory
11 22 (40.74%) DHCP
12 20 (37.04%) Puppet
13 19 (35.19%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (35.19%) Release Management
14 18 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
14 18 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (33.33%) Cisco
14 18 (33.33%) CCNP
14 18 (33.33%) Replication
15 17 (31.48%) CCNA
15 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (31.48%) MCSE
16 16 (29.63%) XML
16 16 (29.63%) SQL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.70%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (88.89%) Firewall
2 47 (87.04%) TCP/IP
3 42 (77.78%) DNS
4 39 (72.22%) SAN
5 35 (64.81%) Reverse Proxy
6 22 (40.74%) DHCP
7 9 (16.67%) LAN
7 9 (16.67%) WAN
7 9 (16.67%) Network Security
8 7 (12.96%) SSH
8 7 (12.96%) SSL
8 7 (12.96%) Wireless
8 7 (12.96%) IPsec
9 2 (3.70%) Internet
9 2 (3.70%) SMTP
9 2 (3.70%) HTTP
9 2 (3.70%) NAS
9 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
9 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (3.70%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Systems Administrator
1 16 (29.63%) Administrator
2 13 (24.07%) Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Network Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (14.81%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (12.96%) Security Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (9.26%) Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Junior Network Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Junior
10 2 (3.70%) Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 2 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
10 2 (3.70%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (68.52%) Web Services
2 16 (29.63%) XML
2 16 (29.63%) JSON
3 1 (1.85%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Replication
2 7 (12.96%) PKI
3 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 50 (92.59%) Windows
2 42 (77.78%) Linux
3 37 (68.52%) UNIX
4 2 (3.70%) Debian
4 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Performance Tuning
1 19 (35.19%) Release Management
2 13 (24.07%) Network Monitoring
3 12 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.41%) ERP
5 3 (5.56%) DevOps
5 3 (5.56%) Information Security
5 3 (5.56%) TOGAF
5 3 (5.56%) ITIL
5 3 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.70%) Identity Management
6 2 (3.70%) Scrum
6 2 (3.70%) SOA
6 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.70%) SIEM
7 1 (1.85%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) Shell Script
2 37 (68.52%) PowerShell
3 16 (29.63%) SQL
4 12 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (33.33%) CCNP
2 17 (31.48%) CCNA
2 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (31.48%) MCSE
3 10 (18.52%) Sun Certification
4 7 (12.96%) CCSE
4 7 (12.96%) CCSA
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 30 (55.56%) Hyper-V
1 30 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
1 30 (55.56%) KVM
2 24 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.70%) NFS
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (37.04%) Puppet
2 18 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.70%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Cisco
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.96%) Sourcefire
3 7 (12.96%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) F5
5 1 (1.85%) NetApp