Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 81 78
Rank change year-on-year -24 -3 +32
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 17 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.19% 1.75% 3.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.55% 11.18% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 47
Dorset median annual salary £36,500 £28,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.36% -1.75% -26.45%
10th Percentile £35,750 £26,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £38,500 £38,000
South West median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.31% -13.33% +7.14%

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 Dorset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 212 152 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 15.80% 15.62% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 183 138 262
Dorset median annual salary £36,500 £37,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.35% +12.12% -5.71%
10th Percentile £24,800 £26,175 £20,750
90th Percentile £56,000 £57,250 £46,700
South West median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Dorset

VPN
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for VPN in Dorset

VPN
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Dorset over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Dorset

VPN
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +17 15 £36,500 +35.19% 1
Blandford Forum - 1 £25,000 - 1
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for VPN.

1 14 (87.50%) IPsec
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (75.00%) Juniper
3 11 (68.75%) MPLS
3 11 (68.75%) OSPF
3 11 (68.75%) BGP
3 11 (68.75%) L2TP
3 11 (68.75%) CCNA
3 11 (68.75%) PPP
3 11 (68.75%) VLAN
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) Internet
6 3 (18.75%) GIAC
6 3 (18.75%) PKI
6 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Network Security
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) CISSP
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (18.75%) MCSE
6 3 (18.75%) SSCP
6 3 (18.75%) SIEM
6 3 (18.75%) Rapid7
6 3 (18.75%) LogRhythm
6 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) IPsec
2 11 (68.75%) BGP
2 11 (68.75%) L2TP
2 11 (68.75%) MPLS
2 11 (68.75%) OSPF
2 11 (68.75%) PPP
2 11 (68.75%) VLAN
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP
6 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (6.25%) Intranet
6 1 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
1 11 (68.75%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) IT Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Remote Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
1 3 (18.75%) SIEM
1 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
2 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Line Management
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) CISSP
3 3 (18.75%) GIAC
3 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (18.75%) SSCP
4 1 (6.25%) CCSP
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
1 12 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (18.75%) LogRhythm
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Rapid7
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Sage
3 1 (6.25%) VMware