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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 52 74
Rank change year-on-year -27 +22  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 38 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.27% 3.78% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.92% 29.01% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 12
Median salary £37,000 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.10% +6.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  

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 121 131 200
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 12.79% 13.02% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 113 104 113
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Colchester -9 4 £53,750 +13.15%
Brentwood - 2 - -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 19 (73.08%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (50.00%) Firewall
4 12 (46.15%) CCNP
5 11 (42.31%) CCIE
5 11 (42.31%) WAN
5 11 (42.31%) LAN
5 11 (42.31%) OSPF
5 11 (42.31%) BGP
5 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (38.46%) IPsec
7 9 (34.62%) DNS
7 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
8 8 (30.77%) SLA
8 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 8 (30.77%) CCNA
8 8 (30.77%) ITIL
8 8 (30.77%) Frame Relay
8 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
9 7 (26.92%) Windows 10
10 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
10 6 (23.08%) IT Strategy
10 6 (23.08%) HSRP
10 6 (23.08%) GGSN
10 6 (23.08%) SGSN
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (23.08%) MS Visio

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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 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Zimbra
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (23.08%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (50.00%) Firewall
3 11 (42.31%) BGP
3 11 (42.31%) LAN
3 11 (42.31%) OSPF
3 11 (42.31%) WAN
4 10 (38.46%) IPsec
5 9 (34.62%) DNS
6 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (30.77%) Frame Relay
6 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 6 (23.08%) DHCP
7 6 (23.08%) GGSN
7 6 (23.08%) HSRP
7 6 (23.08%) SGSN
7 6 (23.08%) SNMP
8 5 (19.23%) EIGRP
8 5 (19.23%) MPLS
9 3 (11.54%) DSL
9 3 (11.54%) Wireless
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Law
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Incident Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Major Incident Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Check Point Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Network Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) Network Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Project Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 7 (26.92%) Windows 10
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
5 3 (11.54%) Android
5 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) IT Strategy
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity
3 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity Planning
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL V2
3 5 (19.23%) Line Management
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Software Licensing
4 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.54%) High Availability
4 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (11.54%) Product Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.85%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (46.15%) CCNP
3 11 (42.31%) CCIE
4 8 (30.77%) CCNA
5 5 (19.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.85%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco
2 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
2 5 (19.23%) F5
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Remedy
3 4 (15.38%) Apple
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Clearswift
4 3 (11.54%) Proofpoint
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) McAfee
6 1 (3.85%) Open-E
6 1 (3.85%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.85%) Veeam