Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 122 133
Rank change year-on-year -55 +11 -18
Permanent jobs citing VPN 98 139 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.35% 2.24% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.65% 11.57% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 71 123 118
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -22.22%
10th Percentile £20,500 £24,250 £18,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £56,250
South East median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.29% - -

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 1,133 1,201 1,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 15.57% 19.40% 21.68%
Number of salaries quoted 908 944 1,246
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £21,425 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,714 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +0.50% -1.16% +2.38%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Southampton -24 30 £24,750 -45.00% 4
Basingstoke -37 25 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Fareham +2 14 £50,000 +92.31% 1
Portsmouth -11 13 £60,000 +100.00% 1
Winchester - 3 - -
Farnborough -15 2 - - 1
Aldershot -6 1 - -
Eastleigh -11 1 £20,500 -54.44% 1
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 73 (74.49%) Firewall
2 56 (57.14%) Cisco
3 51 (52.04%) Windows
4 41 (41.84%) Active Directory
5 37 (37.76%) DNS
6 27 (27.55%) WAN
6 27 (27.55%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (27.55%) VMware
6 27 (27.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (27.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (27.55%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (25.51%) Windows Server
8 23 (23.47%) Microsoft
9 22 (22.45%) ITIL
9 22 (22.45%) Office 365
10 21 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 21 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
10 21 (21.43%) CCNP
10 21 (21.43%) Wireless
11 20 (20.41%) Juniper
12 19 (19.39%) Linux
12 19 (19.39%) SC Cleared
13 18 (18.37%) IPsec
13 18 (18.37%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (18.37%) LAN
13 18 (18.37%) Data Centre
13 18 (18.37%) Windows 10
14 17 (17.35%) IIS
14 17 (17.35%) Windows 7

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 17 (17.35%) IIS
2 7 (7.14%) CMS
2 7 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.06%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.04%) Apache
5 2 (2.04%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.04%) Confluence
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.04%) Zimbra
Applications
1 21 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.02%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (27.55%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (27.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (22.45%) Office 365
3 9 (9.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (9.18%) SaaS
4 5 (5.10%) IaaS
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.04%) Datadog
6 1 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 73 (74.49%) Firewall
2 37 (37.76%) DNS
3 27 (27.55%) WAN
4 21 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (21.43%) Wireless
5 18 (18.37%) IPsec
5 18 (18.37%) LAN
5 18 (18.37%) Wi-Fi
6 16 (16.33%) DHCP
7 13 (13.27%) VLAN
7 13 (13.27%) VoIP
8 10 (10.20%) TCP/IP
9 9 (9.18%) BGP
9 9 (9.18%) Internet
9 9 (9.18%) OSPF
9 9 (9.18%) SAN
10 8 (8.16%) DAB
11 7 (7.14%) Network Security
11 7 (7.14%) SSL
11 7 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.10%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.08%) MySQL
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Bitbucket
1 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
1 2 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Law
4 1 (1.02%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (19.39%) Network Engineer
2 18 (18.37%) Support Engineer
3 16 (16.33%) Analyst
4 12 (12.24%) Architect
5 11 (11.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (11.22%) Network Architect
6 9 (9.18%) Platform Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) IT Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Service Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Data Centre Manager
8 7 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.10%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) IT Support
9 5 (5.10%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) Web Services
2 5 (5.10%) .NET
2 5 (5.10%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.04%) LAMP
3 2 (2.04%) LDAP
3 2 (2.04%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.04%) SAP CAF
4 1 (1.02%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.16%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.06%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.06%) PKI
3 3 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.06%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.04%) FMCG
4 2 (2.04%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.02%) Fintech
5 1 (1.02%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.02%) iPhone
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (52.04%) Windows
2 25 (25.51%) Windows Server
3 19 (19.39%) Linux
4 18 (18.37%) Windows 10
5 17 (17.35%) Windows 7
6 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (7.14%) CentOS
9 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (5.10%) Ubuntu
11 3 (3.06%) AIX
11 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (2.04%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.45%) ITIL
2 13 (13.27%) Migration
3 12 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
4 11 (11.22%) DevOps
5 10 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (9.18%) Load Balancing
6 9 (9.18%) Open Source
6 9 (9.18%) Open Source Development
7 8 (8.16%) Network Design
8 7 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 7 (7.14%) Line Management
8 7 (7.14%) Network Management
8 7 (7.14%) Software Deployment
9 6 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (5.10%) Data Security
10 5 (5.10%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.10%) ERP
10 5 (5.10%) Identity Management
10 5 (5.10%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) SQL
2 10 (10.20%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.14%) C
3 7 (7.14%) Python
4 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.04%) Perl
5 2 (2.04%) Ruby
5 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (27.55%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (21.43%) CCNP
2 21 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 19 (19.39%) SC Cleared
4 16 (16.33%) CCNA
5 9 (9.18%) Degree
6 8 (8.16%) CCDP
7 4 (4.08%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.08%) JNCIS
8 3 (3.06%) CCDA
8 3 (3.06%) CCDE
8 3 (3.06%) CISSP
9 2 (2.04%) CCSA
9 2 (2.04%) CCSE
10 1 (1.02%) CCIE
10 1 (1.02%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.02%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) SLA
2 7 (7.14%) QA
3 3 (3.06%) GPG13
4 2 (2.04%) FIPS 140-2
4 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (41.84%) Active Directory
2 27 (27.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.29%) VMware NSX
4 13 (13.27%) Hyper-V
5 11 (11.22%) Docker
6 10 (10.20%) vSphere
7 9 (9.18%) vCloud
8 5 (5.10%) KVM
8 5 (5.10%) NFS
8 5 (5.10%) oVirt
8 5 (5.10%) pfSense
8 5 (5.10%) Samba
9 1 (1.02%) Firmware
9 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (15.31%) Ansible
2 12 (12.24%) Puppet
3 9 (9.18%) Kubernetes
3 9 (9.18%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (7.14%) FortiGate
5 5 (5.10%) Bacula
5 5 (5.10%) WSUS
6 2 (2.04%) Kibana
6 2 (2.04%) logstash
6 2 (2.04%) Observium
6 2 (2.04%) Packer
6 2 (2.04%) Terraform
7 1 (1.02%) QRadar
Vendors
1 56 (57.14%) Cisco
2 27 (27.55%) VMware
3 23 (23.47%) Microsoft
4 20 (20.41%) Juniper
5 12 (12.24%) CheckPoint
6 11 (11.22%) HP
7 10 (10.20%) Google
8 9 (9.18%) Brocade
9 8 (8.16%) F5
9 8 (8.16%) Palo Alto
10 7 (7.14%) Atlassian
10 7 (7.14%) Oracle
11 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
12 5 (5.10%) Dell
12 5 (5.10%) Sophos
13 3 (3.06%) ArcSight
14 2 (2.04%) Aerohive Networks
14 2 (2.04%) Avaya
14 2 (2.04%) Dell KACE
14 2 (2.04%) SAP