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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 72 72 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Permanent jobs citing VPN 33 29 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.65% 2.67% 4.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.31% 18.24% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 43
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £43,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -2.73%
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
248 159 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.90% 14.63% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 201 128 236
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £46,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 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
Swindon +9 15 £35,000 - 3
Chippenham -22 2 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Malmesbury - 2 £23,500 -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 50 (73.53%) Windows
2 43 (63.24%) Firewall
3 34 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 34 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 30 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (44.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
6 26 (38.24%) DNS
6 26 (38.24%) DHCP
7 25 (36.76%) Cisco
8 24 (35.29%) CCNP
9 22 (32.35%) Windows XP
9 22 (32.35%) VMware
9 22 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (30.88%) MS Office
11 20 (29.41%) Ethernet
11 20 (29.41%) IPsec
12 18 (26.47%) MS Exchange
12 18 (26.47%) Linux
13 17 (25.00%) Avaya
13 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (23.53%) HP
14 16 (23.53%) Dell
14 16 (23.53%) SAN
15 15 (22.06%) Juniper
15 15 (22.06%) WAN
15 15 (22.06%) Change Control
16 14 (20.59%) vCloud
16 14 (20.59%) CentOS
16 14 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 18 (26.47%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (10.29%) Lync
4 5 (7.35%) IIS
5 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (30.88%) MS Office
2 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 12 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (63.24%) Firewall
2 34 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 26 (38.24%) DNS
3 26 (38.24%) DHCP
4 20 (29.41%) Ethernet
4 20 (29.41%) IPsec
5 16 (23.53%) SAN
6 15 (22.06%) WAN
7 14 (20.59%) SSL
7 14 (20.59%) NAS
8 11 (16.18%) Network Security
9 10 (14.71%) Wireless
9 10 (14.71%) LAN
10 8 (11.76%) MPLS
11 7 (10.29%) OSPF
11 7 (10.29%) BGP
12 6 (8.82%) H.323
12 6 (8.82%) IPv4
12 6 (8.82%) IPv6
13 4 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.47%) Retail
2 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Support Engineer
2 17 (25.00%) Analyst
3 15 (22.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (20.59%) Service Analyst
4 14 (20.59%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (17.65%) Help Desk Support
5 12 (17.65%) Help Desk Engineer
5 12 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 12 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (17.65%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 10 (14.71%) Server Engineer
7 9 (13.24%) Designer
8 6 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (8.82%) Technical Support
9 5 (7.35%) Security Designer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) PDA
2 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.29%) Blackberry
4 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.35%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (5.88%) Client/Server
6 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (4.41%) Cryptography
7 3 (4.41%) iPhone
7 3 (4.41%) iPad
8 2 (2.94%) Replication
8 2 (2.94%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 50 (73.53%) Windows
2 30 (44.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (32.35%) Windows XP
4 18 (26.47%) Linux
5 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (20.59%) CentOS
6 14 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (17.65%) Windows Vista
8 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Change Control
2 12 (17.65%) ITIL
2 12 (17.65%) Service Management
2 12 (17.65%) Risk Management
3 9 (13.24%) Network Management
4 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
4 7 (10.29%) CAD
5 6 (8.82%) Time Management
6 3 (4.41%) Release Management
7 2 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.94%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) C#
2 4 (5.88%) Java
2 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.94%) VBScript
3 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (35.29%) CCNP
3 14 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
5 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
6 9 (13.24%) JNCIS
7 8 (11.76%) Degree
8 7 (10.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (8.82%) CCNA
10 3 (4.41%) CCIE
11 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (20.59%) vSphere
3 14 (20.59%) vCloud
4 11 (16.18%) MetaFrame
4 11 (16.18%) Terminal Services
5 7 (10.29%) UAG
6 2 (2.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) SCCM
2 7 (10.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.88%) MOM
3 4 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.47%) WSUS
5 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
2 25 (36.76%) Cisco
3 22 (32.35%) VMware
4 17 (25.00%) Avaya
5 16 (23.53%) HP
5 16 (23.53%) Dell
6 15 (22.06%) Juniper
7 14 (20.59%) SonicWALL
8 12 (17.65%) Citrix
9 11 (16.18%) Apple
10 8 (11.76%) CheckPoint
11 7 (10.29%) Symantec
12 6 (8.82%) McAfee
13 5 (7.35%) Sourcefire
14 3 (4.41%) Blue Coat
14 3 (4.41%) Tandberg
14 3 (4.41%) Nortel
15 2 (2.94%) IBM
15 2 (2.94%) EMC
15 2 (2.94%) Nokia
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