The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West / Devon
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 51 48
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.61% 2.68% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 28.13% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 9
Median salary £19,750 £34,500 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.75% +45.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,550 £29,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £35,000 £33,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  

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 Devon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Devon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 52 32 76
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 15.76% 9.52% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 45 28 52
Median salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.44% +6.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,988 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 Devon

VPN
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for VPN in Devon

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Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Devon region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -11 1 £19,500 -43.47%
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Devon region with a requirement for VPN.

1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 10 (71.43%) Firewall
4 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (57.14%) HP
5 8 (57.14%) Dell
6 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (50.00%) Office 365
7 6 (42.86%) WSUS
7 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (42.86%) WAN
8 5 (35.71%) ITIL
8 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
8 5 (35.71%) IBM Domino
8 5 (35.71%) ERP
8 5 (35.71%) SQL
8 5 (35.71%) LAN
8 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
8 5 (35.71%) Avaya
8 5 (35.71%) Lotus
8 5 (35.71%) MPLS
8 5 (35.71%) Sophos
8 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (35.71%) AS400

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 5 (35.71%) IBM Domino
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (35.71%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) MPLS
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) SAN
4 4 (28.57%) SMTP
5 3 (21.43%) IMAP
5 3 (21.43%) VLAN
5 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) FTP
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) PBX
6 2 (14.29%) SNMP
7 1 (7.14%) ATM
7 1 (7.14%) DNS
7 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
7 1 (7.14%) SSL
7 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) IT Manager
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Field Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) AS400
1 5 (35.71%) Driving Licence
2 3 (21.43%) EPoS
2 3 (21.43%) iPad
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.14%) Unix
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Contingency Planning
1 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (35.71%) ERP
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) People Management
1 5 (35.71%) SDLC
2 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security
2 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
2 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) VB
2 2 (14.29%) VBA
2 2 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCENT
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (14.29%) ISA Server
4 2 (14.29%) XenServer
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) WSUS
2 2 (14.29%) Malwarebytes
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) Dell
3 8 (57.14%) HP
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Avaya
5 5 (35.71%) Infor
5 5 (35.71%) Lotus
5 5 (35.71%) NETGEAR
5 5 (35.71%) Riverbed
5 5 (35.71%) SonicWALL
5 5 (35.71%) Sophos
5 5 (35.71%) Veeam
6 3 (21.43%) NetApp
7 2 (14.29%) arcserve
7 2 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) Webroot
8 1 (7.14%) FireEye
8 1 (7.14%) ProCurve