The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 74 90
Rank change year-on-year +8 +16  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.68% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 2.04% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Median salary £42,500 £36,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.43% +32.72%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 104 98 155
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 17.72% 13.73% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 83 74 118
Median salary £43,250 £36,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.49% -18.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Northamptonshire

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Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for VPN in Northamptonshire

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Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Northamptonshire

VPN
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 1 £30,000 -
VPN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) DHCP
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) VoIP
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) FTP
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) IPv4
5 4 (40.00%) CCIE
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) VLAN
5 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (40.00%) Network Management
6 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) DHCP
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) FTP
5 4 (40.00%) IPv4
5 4 (40.00%) VLAN
5 4 (40.00%) VoIP
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Network Operations Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Operations Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Telephony Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) CentOS
3 2 (20.00%) Fedora
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Network Management
1 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) NFS
3 2 (20.00%) Postfix
4 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (20.00%) Ansible
2 2 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Brocade
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper