The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Essex / Colchester
Rank 43 43 37
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 1.74% 3.13% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 15.91% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Median salary £63,750 £42,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% +80.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.10%  

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 Colchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 31 44 32
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 13.48% 19.64% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 26 42 31
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester 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 Colchester

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Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for VPN in Colchester

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Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Colchester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Colchester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Colchester region with a requirement for VPN.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) Apple
3 8 (80.00%) Clearswift
3 8 (80.00%) Smartphone
3 8 (80.00%) Proofpoint
3 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (70.00%) SCCM
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (60.00%) iTunes
5 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
5 6 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (60.00%) Service Management
6 5 (50.00%) MS Office
6 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (40.00%) People Management
7 4 (40.00%) Office 365
7 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (40.00%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (40.00%) Windows Phone
7 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (40.00%) ITIL
7 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (40.00%) Process Management
7 4 (40.00%) ITSM
7 4 (40.00%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in Colchester 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 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (60.00%) iTunes
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Mobility Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Smartphone
2 6 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (40.00%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Phone
4 2 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) ITSM
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (40.00%) People Management
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (40.00%) Process Management
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (10.00%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Apple
2 8 (80.00%) Clearswift
2 8 (80.00%) Proofpoint
3 4 (40.00%) Nokia
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Infoblox
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
5 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (10.00%) VMware