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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 51 32 61
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +29
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.61% 6.62% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 25.47% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 3
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +80.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,400 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £50,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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
52 106 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.46% 25.98% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 52 92 46
Average salary £27,500 £43,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% +21.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £55,000
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 31 August 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 -26 6 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Newmarket -3 1 £26,500 -3.63%
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £30,000 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 24 (88.89%) DNS
2 23 (85.19%) Windows
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
4 14 (51.85%) Firewall
4 14 (51.85%) MS Office
5 13 (48.15%) DHCP
6 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
7 11 (40.74%) Linux
7 11 (40.74%) MCP
8 10 (37.04%) SQL
8 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
8 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
9 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
9 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
10 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (25.93%) SonicWALL
10 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
10 7 (25.93%) HP
10 7 (25.93%) SSL
10 7 (25.93%) Apple
10 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (25.93%) Sophos
11 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
11 6 (22.22%) Lotus
11 6 (22.22%) Juniper
11 6 (22.22%) SMTP
11 6 (22.22%) HTTP
11 6 (22.22%) IBM Notes

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (22.22%) IBM Notes
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (51.85%) MS Office
2 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) DNS
2 14 (51.85%) Firewall
3 13 (48.15%) DHCP
4 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.93%) SSL
6 6 (22.22%) HTTP
6 6 (22.22%) SMTP
7 4 (14.81%) VoIP
7 4 (14.81%) HTTPS
7 4 (14.81%) Wireless
7 4 (14.81%) Internet
7 4 (14.81%) IMAP
7 4 (14.81%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (14.81%) DSL
8 3 (11.11%) SAN
8 3 (11.11%) LAN
9 2 (7.41%) WAN
9 2 (7.41%) SSH
9 2 (7.41%) MPLS
10 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
1 9 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Desktop Support
3 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) NOC Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) IT Support
4 4 (14.81%) Junior
5 3 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Assistant
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Tandem
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (40.74%) Linux
4 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
5 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
5 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Vista
8 3 (11.11%) UNIX
9 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (14.81%) Software Licensing
2 2 (7.41%) DevOps
3 1 (3.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) MCP
2 4 (14.81%) CCNA
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) KVM
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) NFS
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) HP
2 7 (25.93%) Apple
2 7 (25.93%) Sophos
2 7 (25.93%) SonicWALL
3 6 (22.22%) F5
3 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 6 (22.22%) Blue Coat
3 6 (22.22%) Juniper
3 6 (22.22%) Lotus
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Sage
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