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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 21 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton - 1.64% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 25.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £20,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
5 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 5.43% 6.56% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 8
Average salary £37,500 £23,680 £31,503
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.36% -24.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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

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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

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Sun
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Sage
2 4 (80.00%) Data Security
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Network Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Security Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Junior IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Security
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Sun
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) Sage
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft