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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 38 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.85% 1.37% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.96% 8.45% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 10
Average salary £30,750 £40,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.12% +77.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £27,400 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
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
96 71 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.25% 16.17% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 73 65 90
Average salary £38,500 £48,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.79% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £28,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £75,000
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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 +21 22 £30,750 -23.12% 1
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 29 (69.05%) DNS
3 28 (66.67%) SQL
4 25 (59.52%) Firewall
5 24 (57.14%) TCP/IP
6 21 (50.00%) Linux
7 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
8 19 (45.24%) SAN
9 18 (42.86%) UNIX
10 17 (40.48%) Web Services
10 17 (40.48%) XML
10 17 (40.48%) JSON
11 16 (38.10%) PowerShell
12 14 (33.33%) WAN
13 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
13 13 (30.95%) NoSQL
14 12 (28.57%) Puppet
14 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
14 12 (28.57%) DHCP
14 12 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
15 11 (26.19%) LAN
16 10 (23.81%) HP
16 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
16 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
16 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
16 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
16 10 (23.81%) Network Security
16 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (23.81%) Replication
17 9 (21.43%) SonicWALL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 10 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (69.05%) DNS
2 25 (59.52%) Firewall
3 24 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 19 (45.24%) SAN
5 14 (33.33%) WAN
6 12 (28.57%) DHCP
7 11 (26.19%) LAN
8 10 (23.81%) Network Security
9 8 (19.05%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (16.67%) SSL
10 7 (16.67%) Wireless
10 7 (16.67%) IPsec
11 5 (11.90%) SSH
12 3 (7.14%) VoIP
12 3 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
13 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (4.76%) VLAN
13 2 (4.76%) MPLS
13 2 (4.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) MS Access
General
1 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Network Engineer
1 9 (21.43%) Support Assistant
1 9 (21.43%) IT Support Assistant
1 9 (21.43%) IT Assistant
1 9 (21.43%) IT Support
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Designer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Designer
5 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Support Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Service Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Web Services
1 17 (40.48%) XML
1 17 (40.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Replication
2 9 (21.43%) iPad
3 5 (11.90%) PKI
4 3 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Linux
3 18 (42.86%) UNIX
4 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (23.81%) Windows 7
5 9 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Android
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Service Management
3 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 6 (14.29%) Information Security
4 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
4 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.14%) DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) Change Control
6 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.38%) ERP
7 1 (2.38%) E-business
7 1 (2.38%) ITSM
7 1 (2.38%) Release Management
7 1 (2.38%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.38%) Cyber Security
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) SQL
2 16 (38.10%) PowerShell
3 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
4 6 (14.29%) Java
4 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) MCP
2 6 (14.29%) CCNP
2 6 (14.29%) Sun Certification
2 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (11.90%) CCSA
3 5 (11.90%) CCSE
4 4 (9.52%) CCNA
5 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) CCIE
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.38%) MCSE
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.14%) vCloud
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) Puppet
1 12 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) HP
3 9 (21.43%) Apple
3 9 (21.43%) Sophos
3 9 (21.43%) SonicWALL
4 7 (16.67%) Sourcefire
4 7 (16.67%) Cisco
5 6 (14.29%) Juniper
6 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
7 4 (9.52%) VMware
8 2 (4.76%) McAfee
8 2 (4.76%) NetApp
8 2 (4.76%) Citrix
9 1 (2.38%) Dell
9 1 (2.38%) Siemens
9 1 (2.38%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.38%) NETGEAR
9 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
Ipswich, Suffolk
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