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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 86 83 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Permanent jobs citing VPN 10 6 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.97% 0.61% 4.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.61% 3.57% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 55
Average salary £45,000 £72,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.93% +70.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £65,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £72,500 £54,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
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
217 168 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.13% 17.06% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 198 146 262
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Gatwick - 4 £43,500 -
Haywards Heath - 2 £24,000 -
Crawley -12 1 - -
Horsham - 1 £47,500 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 14 (63.64%) LAN
2 12 (54.55%) Cisco
2 12 (54.55%) Firewall
3 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) MPLS
4 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (27.27%) CCNP
5 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (27.27%) DNS
5 6 (27.27%) WAN
5 6 (27.27%) IPsec
5 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
7 4 (18.18%) VoIP
7 4 (18.18%) SLA
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 4 (18.18%) Smartphone
7 4 (18.18%) VLAN
7 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Military
7 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (18.18%) Asset Management

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) LAN
2 12 (54.55%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) MPLS
4 6 (27.27%) WAN
4 6 (27.27%) DNS
4 6 (27.27%) IPsec
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (18.18%) VoIP
5 4 (18.18%) 3G
5 4 (18.18%) VLAN
6 3 (13.64%) SSL
6 3 (13.64%) DHCP
6 3 (13.64%) HTTP
7 2 (9.09%) SNMP
7 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
7 2 (9.09%) ISDN
7 2 (9.09%) PBX
7 2 (9.09%) LDAP
7 2 (9.09%) VPLS
7 2 (9.09%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 4 (18.18%) Electronics
1 4 (18.18%) Military
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) COM
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) Smartphone
2 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (13.64%) iPhone
3 3 (13.64%) iPad
3 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.64%) Android
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Phone
4 3 (13.64%) CentOS
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) UNIX
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
1 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Coaching
3 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) Ruby
1 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) CCNP
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) Terminal Server
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Nagios
2 2 (9.09%) Cacti
2 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.64%) Symantec
4 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
4 3 (13.64%) Draytek
5 2 (9.09%) Sophos
5 2 (9.09%) Sage
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.09%) Infoblox
5 2 (9.09%) Aruba
5 2 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) BT