Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 83 104
Rank change year-on-year -15 +21 -18
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 58 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.64% 2.72% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.57% 22.31% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8 79 30
Essex median annual salary £43,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +10.53% +35.71%
10th Percentile £20,275 £41,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,250 £77,500 £61,625
East of England median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -14.44% +28.57% -12.50%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 197 260 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.06% 12.20% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 177 199 274
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.09% -6.88%
10th Percentile £21,900 £24,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,750 £56,900
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Essex

VPN
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for VPN in Essex

VPN
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Essex over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Essex

VPN
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Colchester -8 6 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Brentwood +30 1 - -
Dunmow - 1 £20,500 -
VPN
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for VPN.

1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) CCNP
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (33.33%) Office 365
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) MCP
6 2 (22.22%) IPsec
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) VLAN
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Zimbra
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) IaaS
3 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (22.22%) IPsec
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
6 1 (11.11%) BGP
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
6 1 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (11.11%) OpenVPN
6 1 (11.11%) OSPF
6 1 (11.11%) PBX
6 1 (11.11%) Softphone
6 1 (11.11%) VoIP
6 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Implementation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) BDD
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
2 1 (11.11%) Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) MCP
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Apple
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) Open-E
5 1 (11.11%) Splunk
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Veeam