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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 38 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 24 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.23% 1.62% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.64% 8.25% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 14
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
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
106 97 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 23.09% 19.60% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 79 85 93
Average salary £43,000 £48,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.41% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,300 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £77,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 22 £42,250 +5.62% 1
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 43 (87.76%) Windows
2 37 (75.51%) Firewall
3 36 (73.47%) TCP/IP
4 31 (63.27%) DNS
5 28 (57.14%) Linux
6 25 (51.02%) SQL
7 23 (46.94%) SAN
8 22 (44.90%) UNIX
9 21 (42.86%) Web Services
10 20 (40.82%) PowerShell
11 19 (38.78%) XML
11 19 (38.78%) WAN
11 19 (38.78%) JSON
12 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
13 16 (32.65%) LAN
14 15 (30.61%) Network Security
14 15 (30.61%) Puppet
14 15 (30.61%) NoSQL
14 15 (30.61%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (28.57%) Shell Script
16 13 (26.53%) Replication
17 12 (24.49%) SSL
17 12 (24.49%) Wireless
17 12 (24.49%) IPsec
17 12 (24.49%) Sourcefire
17 12 (24.49%) Reverse Proxy
18 11 (22.45%) ITIL
18 11 (22.45%) DHCP
19 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
19 10 (20.41%) CheckPoint

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.16%) SaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (75.51%) Firewall
2 36 (73.47%) TCP/IP
3 31 (63.27%) DNS
4 23 (46.94%) SAN
5 19 (38.78%) WAN
6 16 (32.65%) LAN
7 15 (30.61%) Network Security
8 12 (24.49%) Reverse Proxy
8 12 (24.49%) SSL
8 12 (24.49%) Wireless
8 12 (24.49%) IPsec
9 11 (22.45%) DHCP
10 10 (20.41%) SSH
11 3 (6.12%) VoIP
11 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
12 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (4.08%) MPLS
12 2 (4.08%) OSPF
12 2 (4.08%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) MS Access
General
1 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Security Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Support Assistant
5 4 (8.16%) Junior
5 4 (8.16%) Junior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) IT Support Assistant
5 4 (8.16%) IT Assistant
5 4 (8.16%) IT Support
6 2 (4.08%) Designer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Designer
6 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Network Support
7 1 (2.04%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) Web Services
2 19 (38.78%) XML
2 19 (38.78%) JSON
3 1 (2.04%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Replication
2 10 (20.41%) PKI
3 4 (8.16%) iPad
4 3 (6.12%) User Experience
4 3 (6.12%) Open Source
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (87.76%) Windows
2 28 (57.14%) Linux
3 22 (44.90%) UNIX
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) Android
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Service Management
3 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (14.29%) Information Security
4 7 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.16%) ERP
6 4 (8.16%) DevOps
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.08%) Change Control
8 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.08%) Release Management
8 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (2.04%) SOA
9 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.04%) E-business
9 1 (2.04%) ITSM
9 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) SQL
2 20 (40.82%) PowerShell
3 14 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 9 (18.37%) Java
5 6 (12.24%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) CCSA
1 10 (20.41%) CCSE
2 9 (18.37%) Sun Certification
3 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (16.33%) CCNP
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (10.20%) CCNA
6 4 (8.16%) MCP
7 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.08%) MCSE
8 2 (4.08%) CCIE
8 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.12%) vCloud
3 3 (6.12%) KVM
4 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (30.61%) Puppet
1 15 (30.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) Sourcefire
3 10 (20.41%) CheckPoint
4 9 (18.37%) Cisco
5 6 (12.24%) Juniper
6 5 (10.20%) HP
7 4 (8.16%) Sophos
7 4 (8.16%) VMware
7 4 (8.16%) SonicWALL
7 4 (8.16%) Apple
8 2 (4.08%) Citrix
8 2 (4.08%) NetApp
8 2 (4.08%) McAfee
9 1 (2.04%) Siemens
9 1 (2.04%) Dell
9 1 (2.04%) NETGEAR
9 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.04%) F5
9 1 (2.04%) WatchGuard
Ipswich, Suffolk
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