The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 60 58 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Permanent jobs citing VPN 31 37 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.98% 3.38% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.27% 18.97% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 11
Average salary £46,150 £33,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.76% +28.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £23,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,150 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,318
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.27%
VPN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
275 195 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 26.42% 17.81% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 250 148 153
Average salary £39,421 £37,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.54% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,550 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,290 £62,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

VPN Salary Trend in Wiltshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

VPN
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
Swindon +7 27 £48,750 +45.52%
Trowbridge +1 2 £23,000 -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 42 (70.00%) Cisco
2 33 (55.00%) Juniper
3 29 (48.33%) WAN
4 26 (43.33%) Firewall
4 26 (43.33%) Finance
5 22 (36.67%) Load Balancing
5 22 (36.67%) LAN
6 20 (33.33%) Intel Security
6 20 (33.33%) SSL
6 20 (33.33%) F5
7 18 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (30.00%) MPLS
7 18 (30.00%) DNS
8 17 (28.33%) Data Centre
9 14 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (23.33%) VoIP
9 14 (23.33%) Wireless
10 13 (21.67%) SSH
10 13 (21.67%) Windows
10 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
11 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (18.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (18.33%) Telepresence
12 11 (18.33%) Wireless Security
12 11 (18.33%) Validation
12 11 (18.33%) Network Design
12 11 (18.33%) Blue Coat
12 11 (18.33%) ProxySG
12 11 (18.33%) Multimedia
12 11 (18.33%) Degree

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 7 (11.67%) Apache
1 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
1 7 (11.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.33%) Heroku
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (48.33%) WAN
2 26 (43.33%) Firewall
3 22 (36.67%) LAN
4 20 (33.33%) SSL
5 18 (30.00%) DNS
5 18 (30.00%) MPLS
6 14 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (23.33%) VoIP
6 14 (23.33%) Wireless
7 13 (21.67%) SSH
7 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
8 11 (18.33%) Telepresence
8 11 (18.33%) Wireless Security
9 10 (16.67%) BGP
9 10 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 10 (16.67%) OSPF
10 9 (15.00%) HTTP
10 9 (15.00%) IPsec
10 9 (15.00%) SMTP
11 8 (13.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.33%) RSpec
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Multimedia
3 9 (15.00%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) German Language
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Security Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Administrator
4 7 (11.67%) Network Administrator
4 7 (11.67%) Security Support Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 6 (10.00%) Network Specialist
6 5 (8.33%) Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Cisco Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 5 (8.33%) CSS
1 5 (8.33%) HTML
1 5 (8.33%) jQuery
1 5 (8.33%) React
1 5 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (1.67%) HTML5
3 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Data Centre
2 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) Linux
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.67%) CentOS
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Load Balancing
2 11 (18.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (18.33%) Network Design
2 11 (18.33%) Validation
3 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 7 (11.67%) ITIL
4 7 (11.67%) Network Architecture
5 5 (8.33%) Network Management
5 5 (8.33%) OO
5 5 (8.33%) OOP
5 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 5 (8.33%) Web Development
6 4 (6.67%) B2B
6 4 (6.67%) Coaching
6 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.33%) Ruby
3 3 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (1.67%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (18.33%) Degree
3 10 (16.67%) CCDP
4 6 (10.00%) CCDA
5 5 (8.33%) CCNP
5 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.67%) CCNA
7 3 (5.00%) CCIE
7 3 (5.00%) MCSA
8 1 (1.67%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) ProxySG
2 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.33%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.67%) vCloud
6 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) MOM
2 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (70.00%) Cisco
2 33 (55.00%) Juniper
3 20 (33.33%) F5
3 20 (33.33%) Intel Security
4 11 (18.33%) Blue Coat
5 10 (16.67%) VMware
6 9 (15.00%) Intel
7 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.33%) Brocade
8 5 (8.33%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.00%) Nokia
10 2 (3.33%) Avaya
10 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.67%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.67%) Dell
11 1 (1.67%) HP
11 1 (1.67%) Remedy
11 1 (1.67%) SAP