Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 103 126
Rank change year-on-year -35 +23 +2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 135 196 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.13% 2.86% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.40% 12.91% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 98 177 141
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +20.25%
10th Percentile £20,500 £28,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £63,750
South East median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,836
% change year-on-year -6.67% +5.05% +14.23%

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 1089 1518 1486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 17.21% 22.18% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 891 1247 1231
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% -2.38% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 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
Basingstoke +17 40 £45,000 -
Farnborough +18 34 £40,000 -23.81%
Portsmouth -5 27 £28,500 -13.64%
Southampton -23 19 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Fareham -9 8 £30,000 -42.86%
Southsea - 2 £18,000 -
Havant +1 1 £40,000 +32.23%
Winchester - 1 - -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 97 (71.85%) Cisco
2 95 (70.37%) Firewall
3 81 (60.00%) VMware
4 77 (57.04%) Windows
5 72 (53.33%) WAN
6 71 (52.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 64 (47.41%) Active Directory
8 60 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
9 52 (38.52%) DNS
9 52 (38.52%) LAN
10 51 (37.78%) Microsoft
11 49 (36.30%) Windows Server
12 46 (34.07%) TCP/IP
12 46 (34.07%) Cisco ASA
13 45 (33.33%) Juniper
14 43 (31.85%) Security Cleared
15 42 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 41 (30.37%) Windows Server 2012
17 36 (26.67%) Linux
18 35 (25.93%) SC Cleared
18 35 (25.93%) Load Balancing
18 35 (25.93%) Data Centre
19 33 (24.44%) VoIP
20 31 (22.96%) CCNP
21 29 (21.48%) VLAN
22 28 (20.74%) CCNA
22 28 (20.74%) Migration
23 27 (20.00%) SSL
24 26 (19.26%) DHCP
24 26 (19.26%) Windows 10

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 25 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 18 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (12.59%) IIS
4 16 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (7.41%) OpenStack
6 8 (5.93%) Skype for Business
7 7 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (5.19%) Zimbra
8 4 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.67%) Office 365
3 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.70%) SaaS
5 4 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 95 (70.37%) Firewall
2 72 (53.33%) WAN
3 52 (38.52%) DNS
3 52 (38.52%) LAN
4 46 (34.07%) Cisco ASA
4 46 (34.07%) TCP/IP
5 33 (24.44%) VoIP
6 29 (21.48%) VLAN
7 27 (20.00%) SSL
8 26 (19.26%) DHCP
9 24 (17.78%) MPLS
10 21 (15.56%) SAN
11 19 (14.07%) BGP
11 19 (14.07%) IPsec
11 19 (14.07%) OSPF
12 18 (13.33%) Ethernet
13 15 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
13 15 (11.11%) DSL
13 15 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.93%) MongoDB
1 8 (5.93%) MySQL
1 8 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (5.19%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.22%) Retail
3 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (18.52%) Consultant
2 18 (13.33%) Architect
3 17 (12.59%) Network Architect
3 17 (12.59%) Support Engineer
4 16 (11.85%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (11.85%) Network Engineer
5 15 (11.11%) Analyst
5 15 (11.11%) IT Consultant
5 15 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
6 13 (9.63%) VMware Consultant
6 13 (9.63%) VMware Technical Consultant
7 12 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (8.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 11 (8.15%) Support Analyst
9 10 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 10 (7.41%) Network Consultant
9 10 (7.41%) Technical Leader
10 8 (5.93%) IT Support
11 6 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.48%) HTML
1 2 (1.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.33%) Clustering
3 14 (10.37%) Replication
4 10 (7.41%) Cloud Native
4 10 (7.41%) Enterprise Cloud
4 10 (7.41%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.96%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.48%) Arduino
8 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.48%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.48%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.48%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 77 (57.04%) Windows
2 49 (36.30%) Windows Server
3 42 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (30.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (26.67%) Linux
6 26 (19.26%) Windows 10
7 20 (14.81%) CentOS
8 19 (14.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (7.41%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.22%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.74%) SUSE
12 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.74%) Unix
12 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.93%) Load Balancing
2 28 (20.74%) Migration
3 25 (18.52%) ITIL
3 25 (18.52%) Service Delivery
4 24 (17.78%) Problem Management
5 19 (14.07%) Network Design
6 14 (10.37%) High Availability
6 14 (10.37%) Integration Testing
6 14 (10.37%) Presales
6 14 (10.37%) Server Building
7 10 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (7.41%) Network Management
7 10 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.93%) Coaching
9 8 (5.93%) Service Management
10 7 (5.19%) Network Virtualisation
10 7 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.30%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.67%) Python
3 8 (5.93%) Bash Shell
3 8 (5.93%) SQL
4 7 (5.19%) Perl
4 7 (5.19%) Ruby
5 4 (2.96%) C
6 3 (2.22%) C++
6 3 (2.22%) Java
7 2 (1.48%) C#
7 2 (1.48%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.74%) Korn
Qualifications
1 60 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (31.85%) Security Cleared
3 35 (25.93%) SC Cleared
4 31 (22.96%) CCNP
5 28 (20.74%) CCNA
6 20 (14.81%) MCSE
6 20 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (14.07%) CCIE
8 16 (11.85%) MCP
9 15 (11.11%) MCITP
10 14 (10.37%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 14 (10.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (9.63%) DV Cleared
12 12 (8.89%) CCDP
13 10 (7.41%) JNCIP
14 8 (5.93%) Degree
14 8 (5.93%) JNCIS
15 5 (3.70%) CCIE Security
15 5 (3.70%) MCSA
15 5 (3.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.48%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (52.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (47.41%) Active Directory
3 19 (14.07%) vSphere
4 15 (11.11%) Terminal Services
5 14 (10.37%) vCloud
5 14 (10.37%) VMware NSX
6 8 (5.93%) KVM
7 7 (5.19%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (4.44%) Hyper-V
8 6 (4.44%) NFS
8 6 (4.44%) oVirt
8 6 (4.44%) pfSense
8 6 (4.44%) Samba
9 4 (2.96%) Docker
10 3 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.22%) XenServer
11 2 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.48%) VirtualBox
11 2 (1.48%) XenApp
11 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 14 (10.37%) vCenter Server
3 10 (7.41%) WSUS
4 7 (5.19%) Ansible
5 6 (4.44%) Bacula
5 6 (4.44%) Puppet
6 5 (3.70%) SCCM
7 4 (2.96%) DatAdvantage
7 4 (2.96%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (2.96%) Kubernetes
7 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.96%) SCOM
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 97 (71.85%) Cisco
2 81 (60.00%) VMware
3 51 (37.78%) Microsoft
4 45 (33.33%) Juniper
5 22 (16.30%) Dell
6 21 (15.56%) HP
7 16 (11.85%) Veeam
8 15 (11.11%) SonicWALL
9 14 (10.37%) Brocade
9 14 (10.37%) Draytek
9 14 (10.37%) ProCurve
9 14 (10.37%) Symantec
9 14 (10.37%) Veritas
9 14 (10.37%) WatchGuard
9 14 (10.37%) ZyXEL
10 13 (9.63%) Oracle
10 13 (9.63%) Palo Alto
11 12 (8.89%) Red Hat
12 6 (4.44%) Atlassian
12 6 (4.44%) Sophos