Period
to 23 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 109 143
Rank change year-on-year -59 +34 -30
Permanent jobs citing VPN 106 165 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.53% 2.66% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.86% 11.81% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 83 151 107
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £28,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 1,075 1,397 1,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 15.48% 22.56% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 881 1,112 1,242
Hampshire median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.06% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year -5.56% +0.56% +11.88%

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 January 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 January 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 -38 28 £40,000 -7.51% 2
Portsmouth +5 23 £37,000 +12.12% 2
Basingstoke -33 16 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Fareham -4 15 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Farnborough -1 14 £42,000 -20.00%
Winchester - 3 - - 1
Southsea - 2 £18,000 -
Eastleigh -10 1 £20,500 -54.44% 1
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 75 (70.75%) Firewall
2 64 (60.38%) Windows
3 63 (59.43%) Cisco
4 51 (48.11%) Active Directory
5 47 (44.34%) VMware
6 45 (42.45%) WAN
6 45 (42.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 44 (41.51%) DNS
8 37 (34.91%) Windows Server
9 36 (33.96%) Microsoft
10 32 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (29.25%) LAN
12 29 (27.36%) Linux
13 27 (25.47%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 25 (23.58%) Security Cleared
15 25 (23.58%) VoIP
15 25 (23.58%) Windows 10
16 24 (22.64%) TCP/IP
17 23 (21.70%) CCNP
17 23 (21.70%) ITIL
18 21 (19.81%) DHCP
18 21 (19.81%) Microsoft Azure
19 20 (18.87%) Migration
19 20 (18.87%) Juniper
20 19 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
21 18 (16.98%) vSphere
21 18 (16.98%) PowerShell
21 18 (16.98%) SC Cleared

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 (16.04%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.26%) IIS
3 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (8.49%) Skype for Business
4 7 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (6.60%) Zimbra
5 5 (4.72%) CMS
6 4 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.94%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (11.32%) Office 365
4 9 (8.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (8.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (70.75%) Firewall
2 45 (42.45%) WAN
3 44 (41.51%) DNS
4 31 (29.25%) LAN
5 27 (25.47%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (23.58%) VoIP
7 24 (22.64%) TCP/IP
8 21 (19.81%) DHCP
9 18 (16.98%) IPsec
9 18 (16.98%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (16.04%) VLAN
11 15 (14.15%) Wireless
12 14 (13.21%) SSL
13 13 (12.26%) SAN
14 12 (11.32%) MPLS
15 9 (8.49%) DAB
15 9 (8.49%) Ethernet
16 8 (7.55%) BGP
16 8 (7.55%) OSPF
17 7 (6.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.60%) Hadoop
2 7 (6.60%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.60%) MySQL
2 7 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (10.38%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.77%) Retail
4 3 (2.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (19.81%) Support Engineer
2 15 (14.15%) 2nd Line Support
2 15 (14.15%) Network Engineer
3 12 (11.32%) Analyst
3 12 (11.32%) Architect
4 11 (10.38%) Network Architect
5 9 (8.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) Platform Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) Technical Leader
6 8 (7.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) IT Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Network Support
7 7 (6.60%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.66%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) Web Services
2 2 (1.89%) HTML
2 2 (1.89%) HTML5
2 2 (1.89%) SAP CAF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.49%) Clustering
3 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.60%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.72%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.72%) Replication
5 4 (3.77%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.77%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.83%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.83%) PKI
7 2 (1.89%) Arduino
7 2 (1.89%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.89%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (1.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.94%) User Experience
8 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (60.38%) Windows
2 37 (34.91%) Windows Server
3 32 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (27.36%) Linux
5 26 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (23.58%) Windows 10
7 16 (15.09%) CentOS
8 13 (12.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (10.38%) Windows 7
10 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.83%) AIX
11 3 (2.83%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.83%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.70%) ITIL
2 20 (18.87%) Migration
3 16 (15.09%) Load Balancing
4 13 (12.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (11.32%) Service Delivery
6 10 (9.43%) Configuration Management
6 10 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (8.49%) DevOps
7 9 (8.49%) Network Management
7 9 (8.49%) Open Source
7 9 (8.49%) Open Source Development
8 8 (7.55%) Performance Management
9 7 (6.60%) Coaching
9 7 (6.60%) High Availability
9 7 (6.60%) Service Management
10 6 (5.66%) Business Continuity
10 6 (5.66%) ERP
10 6 (5.66%) Identity Management
10 6 (5.66%) Network Design
10 6 (5.66%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.98%) PowerShell
2 15 (14.15%) SQL
3 11 (10.38%) Python
4 8 (7.55%) Bash Shell
5 7 (6.60%) Perl
5 7 (6.60%) Ruby
6 4 (3.77%) C
7 2 (1.89%) C#
7 2 (1.89%) C++
7 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.94%) Java
8 1 (0.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 32 (30.19%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (23.58%) Security Cleared
3 23 (21.70%) CCNP
4 18 (16.98%) CCNA
4 18 (16.98%) SC Cleared
5 11 (10.38%) CCDP
6 10 (9.43%) Degree
7 9 (8.49%) MCSE
7 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (5.66%) CCIE
9 5 (4.72%) MCITP
9 5 (4.72%) MCP
9 5 (4.72%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (4.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.77%) DV Cleared
10 4 (3.77%) MCSA
11 3 (2.83%) CCDA
11 3 (2.83%) CCDE
11 3 (2.83%) CISSP
11 3 (2.83%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) GPG13
2 3 (2.83%) SLA
3 2 (1.89%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (48.11%) Active Directory
2 45 (42.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (16.98%) vSphere
4 14 (13.21%) vCloud
4 14 (13.21%) VMware NSX
5 13 (12.26%) Hyper-V
6 9 (8.49%) Docker
7 8 (7.55%) KVM
8 6 (5.66%) NFS
8 6 (5.66%) oVirt
8 6 (5.66%) pfSense
8 6 (5.66%) Samba
9 5 (4.72%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.89%) VirtualBox
10 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.89%) XenApp
10 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.89%) XenServer
11 1 (0.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) Ansible
2 10 (9.43%) Puppet
2 10 (9.43%) WSUS
3 9 (8.49%) Kubernetes
3 9 (8.49%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.66%) Bacula
5 5 (4.72%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.72%) FortiGate
5 5 (4.72%) vCenter Server
6 4 (3.77%) DatAdvantage
6 4 (3.77%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (3.77%) SCCM
6 4 (3.77%) SCOM
7 1 (0.94%) QRadar
Vendors
1 63 (59.43%) Cisco
2 47 (44.34%) VMware
3 36 (33.96%) Microsoft
4 20 (18.87%) Juniper
5 12 (11.32%) HP
5 12 (11.32%) Red Hat
6 11 (10.38%) Dell
6 11 (10.38%) F5
7 9 (8.49%) Brocade
7 9 (8.49%) CheckPoint
7 9 (8.49%) Google
8 7 (6.60%) Oracle
9 6 (5.66%) Atlassian
9 6 (5.66%) Palo Alto
9 6 (5.66%) Sophos
10 5 (4.72%) Draytek
10 5 (4.72%) ProCurve
10 5 (4.72%) SonicWALL
10 5 (4.72%) WatchGuard
10 5 (4.72%) ZyXEL