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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 10 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 10.64% 4.88% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 83.33% 44.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
VPN
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
6 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 12.77% 10.98% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £32,164
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.59%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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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 10 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) MS Office
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) DHCP
2 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Windows XP

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 13 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DHCP
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Support Technician
1 7 (53.85%) Help Desk Support
1 7 (53.85%) Help Desk Technician
1 7 (53.85%) Help Desk Support Technician
2 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Service Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
1 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft