Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 82 61
Rank change year-on-year -10 -21 +21
Permanent jobs citing VPN 28 7 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.04% 0.73% 3.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.39% 4.46% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 51
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.67% +31.58%
10th Percentile £29,375 £26,900 £28,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £51,250 £62,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year +6.67% +12.78% -5.00%

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 226 157 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 16.47% 16.47% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 188 141 143
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,025 £23,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £54,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 - 18 £39,500 -
Bournemouth -19 7 £40,000 -3.61%
Dorchester - 2 £27,000 - 4
Wareham - 1 £21,000 -
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
2 17 (60.71%) Firewall
3 16 (57.14%) Windows
4 14 (50.00%) DNS
5 13 (46.43%) SQL
6 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
7 11 (39.29%) Office 365
8 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
8 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 8 (28.57%) SCCM
10 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (25.00%) IT Strategy
11 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
11 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (21.43%) VMware
11 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (21.43%) Skype for Business
12 5 (17.86%) Skype
12 5 (17.86%) OneDrive
12 5 (17.86%) Reverse Proxy
12 5 (17.86%) Finance
12 5 (17.86%) Identity Management
12 5 (17.86%) Cisco
12 5 (17.86%) DHCP
12 5 (17.86%) MCSE

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 6 (21.43%) Skype for Business
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.14%) Site Server
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Office 365
2 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (17.86%) OneDrive
4 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
2 17 (60.71%) Firewall
3 14 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (17.86%) DHCP
4 5 (17.86%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (17.86%) Skype
5 4 (14.29%) SAN
5 4 (14.29%) VoIP
6 3 (10.71%) LAN
7 2 (7.14%) Internet
7 2 (7.14%) NAS
7 2 (7.14%) SNMP
7 2 (7.14%) WAN
7 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (7.14%) Wireless
8 1 (3.57%) 3G
8 1 (3.57%) 4G
8 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.57%) SS7
8 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Designer
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (14.29%) Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) IT Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) IT Security Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Security Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) IT Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) BYOD
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (17.86%) Identity Management
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Change Control
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Privacy
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Server Building
7 1 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) CCA
3 2 (7.14%) CCAA
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (3.57%) MCDST
4 1 (3.57%) MCITP
4 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
2 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.71%) Terminal Services
5 2 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (7.14%) Xen
5 2 (7.14%) XenServer
6 1 (3.57%) BlackBerry Internet Service
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
6 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) SCCM
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Sage