Period
to 22 July 2017

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

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 23 21
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 4.17% 1.18% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 6.67% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Fife median annual salary £33,750 £31,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +21.15% -20.00%
10th Percentile £31,875 £29,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £35,625 £33,250 £27,000
Scotland median annual salary £33,750 £39,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year -15.36% +13.93% +16.67%

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 Fife with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Fife
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 10 15 18
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 20.83% 17.65% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 14
Fife median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -24.14% +11.54%
10th Percentile £25,875 £24,450 £25,450
90th Percentile £34,938 £40,500 £38,750
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Fife

VPN
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Salary trend for VPN in Fife

VPN
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Fife region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Dunfermline - 1 £33,750 -
Kirkcaldy - 1 - -
VPN
Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Fife region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) ERP Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware