The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 52 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.70% 2.66% 5.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.29% 12.88% 35.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 22
Median salary £27,000 £27,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,950 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £38,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
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
82 132 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.77% 20.63% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74 94 53
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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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 6 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Suffolk

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Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury St Edmunds -1 4 £32,500 +18.18%
Ipswich -2 3 £52,500 +87.50%
VPN
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for VPN.

1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Firewall
3 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 17 (60.71%) DNS
5 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 15 (53.57%) DHCP
7 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (46.43%) VMware
8 13 (46.43%) VLAN
9 11 (39.29%) WAN
9 11 (39.29%) Cisco
9 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
10 10 (35.71%) LAN
11 9 (32.14%) MS Office
11 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (28.57%) VoIP
12 8 (28.57%) Wireless
13 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
13 7 (25.00%) WSUS
13 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
13 7 (25.00%) ADSL
13 7 (25.00%) Internet
13 7 (25.00%) EPoS
13 7 (25.00%) SSL
13 7 (25.00%) Web Filtering
13 7 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (25.00%) Office 365
14 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
14 6 (21.43%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Office 365
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (14.29%) IaaS
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.57%) PaaS
5 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) Firewall
2 17 (60.71%) DNS
3 15 (53.57%) DHCP
4 13 (46.43%) VLAN
5 11 (39.29%) WAN
6 10 (35.71%) LAN
7 8 (28.57%) VoIP
7 8 (28.57%) Wireless
8 7 (25.00%) ADSL
8 7 (25.00%) Internet
8 7 (25.00%) SSL
9 6 (21.43%) IPsec
9 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
10 5 (17.86%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (14.29%) LDAP
12 3 (10.71%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (10.71%) SAN
13 2 (7.14%) BIG-IP
13 2 (7.14%) IPv6
14 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (7.14%) French Language
1 2 (7.14%) German Language
1 2 (7.14%) Spanish Language
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Network Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) AWS Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) IT Technician
5 2 (7.14%) Junior
5 2 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) JSON
2 2 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.57%) EDI
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) EPoS
2 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (21.43%) Linux
5 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (14.29%) Unix
7 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 7 (25.00%) Web Filtering
2 6 (21.43%) High Availability
3 4 (14.29%) Network Management
3 4 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) Release Management
5 1 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.14%) Tcl
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) Docker
5 1 (3.57%) KVM
5 1 (3.57%) vCloud
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) WSUS
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) F5
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.71%) Juniper
5 3 (10.71%) Sophos
6 2 (7.14%) Apple
6 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.57%) IBM