Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 79 56
Rank change year-on-year -5 -23 +53
Permanent jobs citing VPN 31 7 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.13% 0.79% 4.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.90% 5.22% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 30 5 57
Dorset median annual salary £39,000 £29,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.48% -38.95% +111.11%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,100 £28,000
90th Percentile £42,625 £33,200 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +13.64%

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 208 134 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 14.33% 15.07% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 171 120 168
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,000 £20,725 £23,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £54,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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
Poole -4 19 £39,000 - 1
Bournemouth -30 7 £40,000 +41.59% 1
Dorchester - 1 £24,000 - 3
Wareham - 1 £21,000 -
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for VPN.

1 23 (74.19%) TCP/IP
2 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Firewall
3 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 15 (48.39%) SQL
4 15 (48.39%) Office 365
5 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
6 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
7 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
7 12 (38.71%) DNS
8 10 (32.26%) Finance
8 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (32.26%) SCCM
8 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (29.03%) Reverse Proxy
9 9 (29.03%) ITIL
10 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
10 8 (25.81%) Wireless
10 8 (25.81%) IT Strategy
11 7 (22.58%) VMware
11 7 (22.58%) Cisco
11 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (22.58%) Skype for Business
12 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
12 6 (19.35%) Skype
12 6 (19.35%) OneDrive
12 6 (19.35%) SAN

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 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (22.58%) Skype for Business
3 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.45%) Site Server
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Office 365
2 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (19.35%) OneDrive
4 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) TCP/IP
2 21 (67.74%) Firewall
3 12 (38.71%) DNS
4 9 (29.03%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (25.81%) Wireless
6 6 (19.35%) SAN
6 6 (19.35%) Skype
7 5 (16.13%) Internet
7 5 (16.13%) NAS
8 4 (12.90%) VoIP
9 3 (9.68%) FTP
9 3 (9.68%) HTTP
9 3 (9.68%) IPsec
10 2 (6.45%) DHCP
10 2 (6.45%) LAN
10 2 (6.45%) WAN
11 1 (3.23%) SNMP
11 1 (3.23%) SSL
11 1 (3.23%) VLAN
11 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Designer
2 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Designer
3 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) IT Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) IT Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) IT Security Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Security Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) CCTV
2 3 (9.68%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) BYOD
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 10
5 3 (9.68%) Android
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) IT Strategy
3 6 (19.35%) Identity Management
4 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Change Control
5 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.90%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (12.90%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
6 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
6 3 (9.68%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (9.68%) Service Management
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.45%) Network Management
7 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) MCSE
3 5 (16.13%) MCSA
4 3 (9.68%) DBS Check
4 3 (9.68%) MCDST
5 2 (6.45%) CCA
5 2 (6.45%) CCAA
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
2 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
3 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (6.45%) Xen
4 2 (6.45%) XenServer
5 1 (3.23%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) SCCM
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) Juniper
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) Avaya
6 2 (6.45%) Sage
6 2 (6.45%) Xerox
7 1 (3.23%) Capita