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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West / Dorset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 55 88
Rank change year-on-year +5 +33  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.07% 3.95% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.27% 19.44% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 4
Median salary £28,750 £36,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.13% -7.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £28,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £47,500 £43,150
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +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 Dorset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 55 144 108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 14.67% 20.34% 13.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44 117 92
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £75,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

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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

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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 3 months to 29 March 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
Poole -4 2 - -
Bournemouth +20 1 £27,500 -12.69%
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Dorset region with a requirement for VPN.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365
3 5 (55.56%) DHCP
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) SCCM
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (33.33%) IaaS
5 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Juniper
5 3 (33.33%) CCNA
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) SCOM
5 3 (33.33%) Draytek
5 3 (33.33%) Network Design
5 3 (33.33%) VLAN
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

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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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) IaaS
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 3 (33.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
1 3 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Service Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (22.22%) FMCG
3 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Android
6 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
3 1 (11.11%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Draytek
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Infor
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) SOTI