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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 52 42 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.43% 4.85% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.47% 21.21% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 7
Average salary £26,750 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £48,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,947 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -1.47%
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
85 99 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.78% 22.86% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 82 77 57
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 30 July 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 -18 9 £22,500 -50.00% 1
Newmarket +1 3 £26,500 -3.63%
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £27,500 -
Halesworth - 1 £27,000 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 27 (93.10%) DNS
2 25 (86.21%) Windows
3 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
4 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
5 17 (58.62%) MS Office
6 16 (55.17%) DHCP
7 15 (51.72%) Hyper-V
8 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (48.28%) Firewall
8 14 (48.28%) MCP
9 13 (44.83%) SQL
9 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
10 11 (37.93%) Linux
10 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
11 10 (34.48%) SonicWALL
11 10 (34.48%) Sophos
11 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (34.48%) HP
11 10 (34.48%) Apple
11 10 (34.48%) Windows XP
11 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
11 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (31.03%) IBM Notes
12 9 (31.03%) Lotus
13 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
14 7 (24.14%) SSL
15 6 (20.69%) Juniper
15 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
15 6 (20.69%) Blue Coat
15 6 (20.69%) SMTP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
2 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (31.03%) IBM Notes
4 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (58.62%) MS Office
2 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (93.10%) DNS
2 16 (55.17%) DHCP
3 14 (48.28%) Firewall
4 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
5 7 (24.14%) SSL
6 6 (20.69%) HTTP
6 6 (20.69%) SMTP
7 4 (13.79%) VoIP
7 4 (13.79%) HTTPS
7 4 (13.79%) Wireless
7 4 (13.79%) Internet
7 4 (13.79%) IMAP
7 4 (13.79%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (13.79%) DSL
8 3 (10.34%) SAN
8 3 (10.34%) LAN
9 2 (6.90%) MPLS
9 2 (6.90%) SSH
10 1 (3.45%) WAN
10 1 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
1 12 (41.38%) Support Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Desktop Support
3 9 (31.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Desktop Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) NOC Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Junior
5 4 (13.79%) IT Support
6 3 (10.34%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Administrator
8 1 (3.45%) Support Assistant
8 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Tandem
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
3 11 (37.93%) Linux
4 10 (34.48%) Windows XP
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Vista
7 3 (10.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (13.79%) Software Licensing
2 2 (6.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) MCP
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 15 (51.72%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) KVM
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) NFS
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) HP
2 10 (34.48%) Apple
2 10 (34.48%) Sophos
2 10 (34.48%) SonicWALL
3 9 (31.03%) Lotus
4 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
4 6 (20.69%) Juniper
4 6 (20.69%) F5
4 6 (20.69%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.90%) Sage
5 2 (6.90%) VMware