The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 97 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.72% 0.98% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.32% 4.82% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 23
Average salary £45,000 £70,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +64.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £23,000 £41,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £72,500 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VPN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
241 228 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.75% 20.27% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 222 196 228
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

VPN
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

VPN Salary Trend in West Sussex

VPN
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in West Sussex

VPN
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Haywards Heath 0 2 £24,000 -7.69%
Gatwick - 2 £45,000 -
East Grinstead - 1 £42,500 -
Horsham - 1 £47,500 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 (72.22%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco
4 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (33.33%) IPsec
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) WAN
6 5 (27.78%) DNS
6 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
7 4 (22.22%) Smartphone
7 4 (22.22%) VLAN
7 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
7 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (22.22%) CCNP
7 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (22.22%) Military
7 4 (22.22%) Electronics
7 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 4 (22.22%) SLA
7 4 (22.22%) Nagios
7 4 (22.22%) 3G
7 4 (22.22%) MPLS
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) IPsec
4 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 5 (27.78%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) 3G
5 4 (22.22%) MPLS
5 4 (22.22%) VLAN
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (16.67%) HTTP
6 3 (16.67%) SSL
6 3 (16.67%) VoIP
7 2 (11.11%) ISDN
7 2 (11.11%) PBX
7 2 (11.11%) LDAP
7 2 (11.11%) OSPF
7 2 (11.11%) BGP
7 2 (11.11%) PPTP
7 2 (11.11%) RTP
7 2 (11.11%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 4 (22.22%) Electronics
1 4 (22.22%) Military
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Smartphone
2 4 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (11.11%) iPhone
3 2 (11.11%) iPad
3 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 2 (11.11%) Android
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Phone
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCNP
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nagios
2 2 (11.11%) Cacti
2 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) Sage
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) Sophos
5 2 (11.11%) Draytek
5 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.11%) Infoblox
5 2 (11.11%) Aruba
6 1 (5.56%) NETGEAR
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp