The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 53 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 2.79% 2.19% 3.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.20% 9.91% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 13
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £39,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,250 £71,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Basingstoke
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 125 111 83
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 24.90% 22.07% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 99 88 65
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,950 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £47,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Basingstoke

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Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Salary trend for VPN in Basingstoke

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Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for VPN.

1 41 (87.23%) Firewall
2 28 (59.57%) Cisco
2 28 (59.57%) Juniper
3 26 (55.32%) DNS
4 24 (51.06%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (48.94%) LAN
6 22 (46.81%) WAN
6 22 (46.81%) CCNP
6 22 (46.81%) VLAN
7 20 (42.55%) Load Balancing
7 20 (42.55%) Palo Alto
8 19 (40.43%) TCP/IP
9 17 (36.17%) MPLS
9 17 (36.17%) VMware
10 14 (29.79%) CCNA
11 13 (27.66%) F5
12 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
12 12 (25.53%) Linux
13 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
13 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
13 10 (21.28%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
14 9 (19.15%) Wireless
14 9 (19.15%) OSPF
14 9 (19.15%) BGP
15 8 (17.02%) SQL
15 8 (17.02%) MySQL
15 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (17.02%) Migration

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) Apache
1 1 (2.13%) IIS
1 1 (2.13%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (87.23%) Firewall
2 26 (55.32%) DNS
3 23 (48.94%) LAN
4 22 (46.81%) VLAN
4 22 (46.81%) WAN
5 19 (40.43%) TCP/IP
6 17 (36.17%) MPLS
7 10 (21.28%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (19.15%) BGP
8 9 (19.15%) OSPF
8 9 (19.15%) Wireless
9 6 (12.77%) DAB
9 6 (12.77%) DHCP
9 6 (12.77%) DWDM
9 6 (12.77%) NetScaler
9 6 (12.77%) Wireshark
10 3 (6.38%) Network Security
10 3 (6.38%) SAN
11 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
11 2 (4.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Network Engineer
2 18 (38.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 18 (38.30%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 17 (36.17%) Juniper Engineer
4 16 (34.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 16 (34.04%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 13 (27.66%) Firewall Engineer
6 9 (19.15%) Administrator
6 9 (19.15%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (17.02%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 6 (12.77%) Architect
8 6 (12.77%) Cisco Architect
8 6 (12.77%) Cisco Network Architect
8 6 (12.77%) Cisco Solutions Architect
8 6 (12.77%) Juniper Architect
8 6 (12.77%) Network Architect
8 6 (12.77%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (10.64%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (10.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (10.64%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Middleware
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) e-Health
3 1 (2.13%) iPad
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) Unix
3 6 (12.77%) Windows
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) AIX
6 1 (2.13%) CentOS
6 1 (2.13%) Debian
6 1 (2.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Load Balancing
2 8 (17.02%) Migration
3 7 (14.89%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
3 7 (14.89%) ITIL
3 7 (14.89%) Network Management
4 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.51%) Network Design
5 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 2 (4.26%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.13%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.13%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.13%) Presales
7 1 (2.13%) Software Licensing
7 1 (2.13%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (51.06%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (46.81%) CCNP
3 14 (29.79%) CCNA
4 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
4 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
5 7 (14.89%) Degree
5 7 (14.89%) DV Cleared
5 7 (14.89%) JNCIS
6 6 (12.77%) CCDP
7 4 (8.51%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.13%) CISSP
8 1 (2.13%) GCIA
8 1 (2.13%) GCIH
8 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.13%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) COBIT
2 1 (2.13%) COSO
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) SAS 70
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
1 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.13%) Postfix
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
4 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (14.89%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) Nagios
3 2 (4.26%) WSUS
4 1 (2.13%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.13%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) Cisco
1 28 (59.57%) Juniper
2 20 (42.55%) Palo Alto
3 17 (36.17%) VMware
4 13 (27.66%) F5
5 6 (12.77%) Brocade
5 6 (12.77%) Fujitsu
6 5 (10.64%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (6.38%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.26%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.13%) Arista
9 1 (2.13%) CA
9 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.13%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.13%) Qualys
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.13%) Riverbed