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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 39 54 35
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.01% 0.70% 5.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.33% 5.36% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 22
Median salary £40,000 £27,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £29,500 £63,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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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
75 56 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.82% 13.08% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 62 53 89
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,300 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Ipswich +8 9 £30,480 +10.83%
Bury St Edmunds -6 8 £40,000 +33.33%
Newmarket - 1 £27,000 -
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East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 38 (77.55%) Windows
2 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
3 27 (55.10%) Firewall
4 26 (53.06%) Office 365
5 20 (40.82%) LAN
5 20 (40.82%) DNS
6 19 (38.78%) WAN
6 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
7 18 (36.73%) Cisco
7 18 (36.73%) MS Exchange
7 18 (36.73%) Configuration Management
8 17 (34.69%) VMware
8 17 (34.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (30.61%) VoIP
10 14 (28.57%) Blackberry
10 14 (28.57%) Clearswift
10 14 (28.57%) Apple
10 14 (28.57%) Law
10 14 (28.57%) Smartphone
10 14 (28.57%) Proofpoint
10 14 (28.57%) Windows Phone
10 14 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (26.53%) iPhone
11 13 (26.53%) Windows Server
11 13 (26.53%) Service Delivery
11 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
12 12 (24.49%) MS Office
13 11 (22.45%) HTTP
13 11 (22.45%) Wireless

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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 18 (36.73%) MS Exchange
2 17 (34.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Office
2 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 26 (53.06%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (55.10%) Firewall
2 20 (40.82%) DNS
2 20 (40.82%) LAN
3 19 (38.78%) WAN
4 15 (30.61%) VoIP
5 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
6 11 (22.45%) HTTP
6 11 (22.45%) VLAN
6 11 (22.45%) Wireless
7 10 (20.41%) Internet
8 9 (18.37%) ADSL
9 7 (14.29%) DHCP
9 7 (14.29%) LDAP
9 7 (14.29%) Network Security
10 6 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (12.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (10.20%) SSL
12 4 (8.16%) IPsec
12 4 (8.16%) NetScaler
13 3 (6.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (28.57%) Law
2 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
3 7 (14.29%) Publishing
4 3 (6.12%) French Language
4 3 (6.12%) German Language
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 3 (6.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (18.37%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 5 (10.20%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) BlackBerry Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Mobile Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Blackberry Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) HTML5
1 1 (2.04%) JSON
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
1 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 14 (28.57%) Smartphone
2 13 (26.53%) iPhone
3 7 (14.29%) EMC VNX
3 7 (14.29%) EPoS
3 7 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
3 7 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.16%) iPad
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.04%) iSeries
6 1 (2.04%) Replication
6 1 (2.04%) Tandem
6 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (77.55%) Windows
2 14 (28.57%) Windows Phone
3 13 (26.53%) Windows Server
4 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.33%) Linux
6 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.08%) Unix
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Configuration Management
2 14 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 13 (26.53%) Service Delivery
4 11 (22.45%) High Availability
5 10 (20.41%) Network Management
6 9 (18.37%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (18.37%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (18.37%) Service Management
7 7 (14.29%) Balanced Scorecard
7 7 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 7 (14.29%) Email Filtering
7 7 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 7 (14.29%) Process Management
7 7 (14.29%) Security Patching
7 7 (14.29%) Supplier Management
7 7 (14.29%) Web Filtering
8 4 (8.16%) DNA
9 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 3 (6.12%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) CCNP
1 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.24%) CCNA
3 4 (8.16%) DBS Check
4 3 (6.12%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) WSUS
2 4 (8.16%) FortiGate
2 4 (8.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.73%) Cisco
3 17 (34.69%) VMware
4 14 (28.57%) Apple
4 14 (28.57%) Clearswift
4 14 (28.57%) Proofpoint
5 9 (18.37%) Nokia
6 7 (14.29%) Dell
6 7 (14.29%) EMC
6 7 (14.29%) HP
7 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.16%) Juniper
7 4 (8.16%) Palo Alto
7 4 (8.16%) Symantec
8 3 (6.12%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.12%) Citrix
8 3 (6.12%) F5
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle
9 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.04%) IBM