Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 122 111
Rank change year-on-year -41 -11 +18
Permanent jobs citing VPN 112 128 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.68% 2.25% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.10% 12.84% 13.61%
Number of salaries quoted 97 95 176
Hampshire median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £41,522
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -3.66% -12.59%
10th Percentile £23,650 £23,800 £28,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -6.67% -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,109 997 1,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 16.59% 17.53% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 831 826 1,200
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% -1.19%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £57,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Hampshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for VPN in Hampshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Hampshire

VPN
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Basingstoke -46 32 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Farnborough +1 30 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Southampton +3 24 £27,500 -15.38% 9
Portsmouth -14 9 £40,000 +40.35% 4
Eastleigh - 3 £30,000 -
Fleet - 3 £29,500 -
Fareham -9 2 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Andover - 1 £21,000 -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 84 (75.00%) Firewall
2 67 (59.82%) Cisco
3 65 (58.04%) Windows
4 50 (44.64%) VMware
5 48 (42.86%) Linux
6 41 (36.61%) WAN
7 40 (35.71%) Active Directory
8 38 (33.93%) Cisco ASA
9 37 (33.04%) LAN
9 37 (33.04%) ITIL
10 32 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 30 (26.79%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (25.89%) DNS
13 28 (25.00%) Windows Server
14 27 (24.11%) Juniper
15 26 (23.21%) Windows 10
16 25 (22.32%) Data Centre
16 25 (22.32%) Office 365
17 24 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (20.54%) Security Cleared
18 23 (20.54%) VoIP
18 23 (20.54%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (19.64%) Self-Motivation
19 22 (19.64%) MS Exchange
19 22 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
20 21 (18.75%) VLAN
21 19 (16.96%) Wireless
22 18 (16.07%) SC Cleared
22 18 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
22 18 (16.07%) SolarWinds

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 22 (19.64%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.18%) IIS
3 5 (4.46%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.57%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.89%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.32%) Office 365
2 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.79%) G Suite
5 2 (1.79%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (75.00%) Firewall
2 41 (36.61%) WAN
3 38 (33.93%) Cisco ASA
4 37 (33.04%) LAN
5 29 (25.89%) DNS
6 23 (20.54%) VoIP
7 21 (18.75%) VLAN
8 19 (16.96%) Wireless
9 16 (14.29%) IPsec
10 15 (13.39%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (12.50%) BGP
11 14 (12.50%) OSPF
12 13 (11.61%) Network Security
12 13 (11.61%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (10.71%) DHCP
13 12 (10.71%) Skype
14 11 (9.82%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (8.93%) HSRP
15 10 (8.93%) MPLS
15 10 (8.93%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.46%) Retail
3 4 (3.57%) Legal
4 3 (2.68%) Finance
5 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (17.86%) Network Engineer
2 19 (16.96%) Support Engineer
3 17 (15.18%) IT Support
4 12 (10.71%) Analyst
5 11 (9.82%) Architect
6 10 (8.93%) IT Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) Network Architect
7 9 (8.04%) Administrator
7 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Support Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) Support Technician
8 8 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (7.14%) Technical Design Leader
8 8 (7.14%) Technical Leader
9 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Technician
9 7 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) Middleware
2 3 (2.68%) .NET
2 3 (2.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.32%) Data Centre
2 23 (20.54%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (19.64%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (7.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 6 (5.36%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.46%) Public Cloud
8 4 (3.57%) PKI
9 2 (1.79%) Clustering
9 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.79%) EPoS
9 2 (1.79%) Replication
10 1 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.89%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.89%) FMCG
10 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (58.04%) Windows
2 48 (42.86%) Linux
3 28 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 26 (23.21%) Windows 10
5 18 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (11.61%) Windows 8
7 11 (9.82%) Windows 7
8 10 (8.93%) Ubuntu
9 8 (7.14%) CentOS
9 8 (7.14%) Windows Vista
10 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (3.57%) Mac OS
11 4 (3.57%) Solaris
12 2 (1.79%) Debian
12 2 (1.79%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.04%) ITIL
2 30 (26.79%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (15.18%) ITIL V3
4 16 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
5 13 (11.61%) Line Management
6 11 (9.82%) Information Security
6 11 (9.82%) Service Management
7 10 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (8.04%) Network Design
9 8 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 8 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.25%) Business Continuity
10 7 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (6.25%) Service Design
11 6 (5.36%) Validation
12 5 (4.46%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.46%) Network Architecture
12 5 (4.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 4 (3.57%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.36%) SQL
2 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.89%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 22 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (16.07%) SC Cleared
4 17 (15.18%) CCNA
5 15 (13.39%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (8.93%) CCNP
7 7 (6.25%) HNC
8 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (4.46%) CCIE
10 4 (3.57%) JNCIE
10 4 (3.57%) MCSA
10 4 (3.57%) MCSE
10 4 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (2.68%) Degree
12 2 (1.79%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.79%) CCDP
13 1 (0.89%) CCSP
13 1 (0.89%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (0.89%) CISSP
13 1 (0.89%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.61%) SLA
2 5 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.57%) FISMA
4 3 (2.68%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.79%) GDPR
5 2 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 40 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 24 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 13 (11.61%) VMware NSX
5 8 (7.14%) vCloud
5 8 (7.14%) vSphere
6 3 (2.68%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.79%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) Nagios
2 4 (3.57%) WSUS
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.68%) OfficeScan
4 2 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.79%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.89%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (59.82%) Cisco
2 50 (44.64%) VMware
3 32 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 27 (24.11%) Juniper
5 18 (16.07%) SolarWinds
6 17 (15.18%) F5
7 14 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 11 (9.82%) Palo Alto
9 10 (8.93%) McAfee
10 9 (8.04%) Avaya
10 9 (8.04%) Riverbed
11 8 (7.14%) Genesys
11 8 (7.14%) Verint
12 7 (6.25%) HP
13 6 (5.36%) Brocade
14 5 (4.46%) Dell
14 5 (4.46%) Trend Micro
15 3 (2.68%) Apple
15 3 (2.68%) EMC
15 3 (2.68%) Symantec