The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 36 49
Rank change year-on-year -15 +13  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.86% 6.07% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.58% 41.67% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 2
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £23,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% +39.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 48 36 70
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 12.73% 14.57% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 46 34 65
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -20.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £57,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

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Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for VPN in Portsmouth

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Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for VPN.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 7 (70.00%) VoIP
3 7 (70.00%) CCNA
4 6 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (50.00%) Driving Licence
5 5 (50.00%) IPsec
5 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (50.00%) SSL
6 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (30.00%) Wireless
8 2 (20.00%) Network Security
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (20.00%) Veeam
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (20.00%) Meraki
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (20.00%) DNS
8 2 (20.00%) DHCP
8 2 (20.00%) ITIL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) VoIP
3 6 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (50.00%) IPsec
4 5 (50.00%) SSL
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) Broadband
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) ISDN
7 2 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (20.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Network Design
1 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) JNCIA
3 2 (20.00%) JNCIE
3 2 (20.00%) JNCIP
3 2 (20.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Meraki
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Veeam
4 2 (20.00%) VMware