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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 78 72 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 21 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.79% 1.68% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 10.78% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 28
Average salary £30,000 £58,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.93% +38.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £33,200 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £72,500 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
224 167 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.06% 15.55% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 193 148 207
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,500
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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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
Burgess Hill - 6 £27,500 -
Crawley -10 5 £34,000 -52.28%
Horsham - 5 £30,000 -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 2 £19,000 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £22,000 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 39 (69.64%) Microsoft
2 39 (69.64%) Firewall
3 38 (67.86%) Active Directory
4 34 (60.71%) SQL Server
5 31 (55.36%) DHCP
5 31 (55.36%) DNS
6 30 (53.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (51.79%) Windows 8
8 28 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (46.43%) LAN
10 25 (44.64%) Cisco
11 24 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
11 24 (42.86%) Windows 7
12 23 (41.07%) WAN
13 21 (37.50%) TCP/IP
13 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (32.14%) Windows XP
14 18 (32.14%) SLA
14 18 (32.14%) SAN
15 17 (30.36%) MS Exchange
15 17 (30.36%) VoIP
15 17 (30.36%) FTP
15 17 (30.36%) MS Office
15 17 (30.36%) SQL
16 16 (28.57%) DMZ
17 15 (26.79%) VMware
18 14 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
19 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2003

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 17 (30.36%) MS Exchange
2 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (17.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (30.36%) MS Office
2 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (69.64%) Firewall
2 31 (55.36%) DHCP
2 31 (55.36%) DNS
3 26 (46.43%) LAN
4 24 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
5 23 (41.07%) WAN
6 21 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 18 (32.14%) SAN
8 17 (30.36%) VoIP
8 17 (30.36%) FTP
9 16 (28.57%) DMZ
10 10 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (16.07%) MPLS
12 6 (10.71%) Internet
12 6 (10.71%) SSL
12 6 (10.71%) Broadband
12 6 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (10.71%) IPsec
13 5 (8.93%) PPTP
14 4 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Analyst
1 17 (30.36%) Support Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Desktop Support
3 8 (14.29%) IT Support
4 7 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Team Leader
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Support Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Support Team Leader
6 5 (8.93%) Field Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Technical Support
7 4 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.14%) Junior
7 4 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Project Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Network Support
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.36%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) COM
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Blackberry
1 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (19.64%) iPad
2 11 (19.64%) iPhone
3 2 (3.57%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 30 (53.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (51.79%) Windows 8
4 28 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (32.14%) Windows XP
8 11 (19.64%) Windows Phone
8 11 (19.64%) Android
9 10 (17.86%) Windows Vista
10 3 (5.36%) Linux
11 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.71%) ITIL
1 6 (10.71%) ERP
1 6 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.36%) Project Management
3 3 (5.36%) Business Development
4 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (3.57%) Change Control
4 2 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.57%) Service Management
4 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.79%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.50%) CCNP
3 6 (10.71%) MCP
4 5 (8.93%) CCNA
4 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.57%) JNCIS
5 2 (3.57%) MCDST
5 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 2 (3.57%) VCP5
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.57%) MCSE
5 2 (3.57%) MCSA
6 1 (1.79%) CCIE
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.14%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.71%) vSphere
3 6 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (10.71%) Terminal Server
3 6 (10.71%) Xen
4 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Nagios
1 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.79%) Cacti
1 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 39 (69.64%) Microsoft
2 25 (44.64%) Cisco
3 15 (26.79%) VMware
4 12 (21.43%) Draytek
5 11 (19.64%) Symantec
5 11 (19.64%) Citrix
6 10 (17.86%) Sage
6 10 (17.86%) HP
6 10 (17.86%) Sophos
7 4 (7.14%) NETGEAR
8 3 (5.36%) Juniper
8 3 (5.36%) BT
8 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.57%) Avaya
9 2 (3.57%) Dell
9 2 (3.57%) IBM
9 2 (3.57%) WatchGuard
9 2 (3.57%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.57%) Mitel
9 2 (3.57%) Blue Coat