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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 65 69
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 39 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.47% 3.61% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.10% 19.12% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 35 26
Median salary £33,000 £26,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.52% -36.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +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 Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 124 204 268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 12.12% 18.91% 21.34%
Number of salaries quoted 92 164 198
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

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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

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Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Essex over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Essex

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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 3 months to 27 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
Harlow - 6 £33,000 -
Colchester -7 4 £63,750 +50.00%
Basildon +15 3 £60,000 +166.66%
Brentwood +14 1 - -
Witham - 1 - -
VPN
East of England

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for VPN.

1 20 (58.82%) Cisco
2 19 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (50.00%) Firewall
4 15 (44.12%) OSPF
4 15 (44.12%) BGP
4 15 (44.12%) CCNP
4 15 (44.12%) IPsec
5 14 (41.18%) Windows
5 14 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (38.24%) LAN
6 13 (38.24%) WAN
7 12 (35.29%) Data Centre
8 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
9 10 (29.41%) CCNA
9 10 (29.41%) Juniper
9 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 10 (29.41%) SSL
9 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
10 9 (26.47%) ITIL
10 9 (26.47%) CCIE
10 9 (26.47%) EIGRP
10 9 (26.47%) MPLS
10 9 (26.47%) DNS
10 9 (26.47%) Internet
11 8 (23.53%) VMware
11 8 (23.53%) SCCM
12 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
12 7 (20.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (20.59%) Wireless

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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 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.82%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Office
1 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) iTunes
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) Firewall
2 15 (44.12%) BGP
2 15 (44.12%) IPsec
2 15 (44.12%) OSPF
3 14 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (38.24%) LAN
4 13 (38.24%) WAN
5 10 (29.41%) SSL
6 9 (26.47%) DNS
6 9 (26.47%) EIGRP
6 9 (26.47%) Internet
6 9 (26.47%) MPLS
7 7 (20.59%) Wireless
8 6 (17.65%) Extranet
8 6 (17.65%) GGSN
8 6 (17.65%) HSRP
8 6 (17.65%) IMAP
8 6 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (17.65%) Network Security
8 6 (17.65%) SGSN
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Development Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Development Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Integration Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Integration Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Software Development Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Software Development Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Software Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Development Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Integration Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Integration Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Smartphone
3 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
4 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.65%) Unix
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.88%) Android
6 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (11.76%) Logistics
3 4 (11.76%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) SDLC
3 4 (11.76%) Service Management
4 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
4 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.82%) High Availability
4 3 (8.82%) IT Strategy
4 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
4 3 (8.82%) Resource Management
5 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.88%) People Management
5 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.88%) Process Management
5 2 (5.88%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (44.12%) CCNP
3 10 (29.41%) CCNA
4 9 (26.47%) CCIE
5 6 (17.65%) Degree
5 6 (17.65%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) SCCM
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.94%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Cisco
2 10 (29.41%) Juniper
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) VMware
4 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
5 6 (17.65%) Apple
5 6 (17.65%) Citrix
5 6 (17.65%) Clearswift
5 6 (17.65%) Proofpoint
6 5 (14.71%) F5
7 4 (11.76%) EMC
8 3 (8.82%) Intel Security
9 2 (5.88%) HP
9 2 (5.88%) Infoblox
9 2 (5.88%) NetApp
9 2 (5.88%) Nokia
9 2 (5.88%) Symantec
10 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
10 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL