The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 22 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 6.60% 9.84% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £26,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 26.42% 19.67% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 8
Average salary £26,500 £55,000 £32,853
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.81% +67.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

VPN
Salary Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Taunton region.

VPN Salary Trend in Taunton

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
2 6 (85.71%) iSCSI
2 6 (85.71%) VLAN
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) SCOM
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) Terminal Services
2 6 (85.71%) Internet
2 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (85.71%) Palo Alto
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Internet
2 6 (85.71%) iSCSI
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) VLAN
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) ICT Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Network Systems Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
2 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
1 6 (85.71%) Terminal Services
1 6 (85.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
1 6 (85.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) NetApp
1 6 (85.71%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) IBM