Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 32 56
Rank change year-on-year -5 +24 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 26 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 2.52% 7.34% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.23% 55.32% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 53 4
Colchester median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +54.84% +103.95%
10th Percentile £26,500 £46,250 £22,400
90th Percentile £63,750 £77,500 £47,125
Essex median annual salary £43,750 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +10.53% +35.71%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Colchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 65 47 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 27.31% 13.28% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 60 46 54
Colchester median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.44% +62.70% -25.88%
10th Percentile £30,500 £36,875 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,500 £75,000 £47,125
Essex median annual salary £41,250 £42,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year -2.94% +14.09% -6.88%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Colchester

VPN
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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Colchester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Colchester

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Juniper
6 1 (16.67%) Apple
6 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (16.67%) Symantec
6 1 (16.67%) IBM
6 1 (16.67%) Security Management
6 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (16.67%) IPsec

VPN
Co-occurring 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Zimbra
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (16.67%) OpenVPN
5 1 (16.67%) PBX
5 1 (16.67%) Softphone
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) BDD
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
1 1 (16.67%) Security Management
1 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Open-E
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam