Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 66 85
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19 +14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.62% 2.26% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.83% 14.74% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 6
Portsmouth median annual salary £37,000 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.45% +3.08% +18.18%
10th Percentile £23,500 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,250 £37,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +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 Portsmouth with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 129 95 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 20.28% 15.35% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 123 87 100
Portsmouth median annual salary £28,500 £38,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.97% -0.65% +10.71%
10th Percentile £22,750 £28,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,700 £58,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Portsmouth

VPN
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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Firewall
3 15 (65.22%) LAN
3 15 (65.22%) WAN
4 14 (60.87%) Cisco
5 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
5 13 (56.52%) DNS
5 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
5 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (52.17%) VMware
7 9 (39.13%) Finance
7 9 (39.13%) DHCP
7 9 (39.13%) Windows 10
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
8 8 (34.78%) Skype for Business
8 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (34.78%) Performance Management
9 7 (30.43%) VoIP
9 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
10 6 (26.09%) F5
10 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (26.09%) CCNP
10 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
10 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
10 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (17.39%) Risk Management

VPN
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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) Skype for Business
2 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) LAN
2 15 (65.22%) WAN
3 13 (56.52%) DNS
3 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
4 9 (39.13%) DHCP
5 7 (30.43%) VoIP
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (17.39%) BGP
7 4 (17.39%) EIGRP
7 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
7 4 (17.39%) MPLS
7 4 (17.39%) OSPF
7 4 (17.39%) Unified Communications
8 3 (13.04%) IPsec
9 2 (8.70%) Internet
9 2 (8.70%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (8.70%) Wireless
10 1 (4.35%) Multicast
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (30.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Head of Networks
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) ArcSight Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) CISSP Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) SIEM Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) SOC Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) PKI
3 2 (8.70%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (39.13%) Windows 10
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (34.78%) Performance Management
2 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
3 4 (17.39%) Capacity Management
3 4 (17.39%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (17.39%) Demand Management
3 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) ITSM
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Network Design
3 4 (17.39%) Network Management
3 4 (17.39%) Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
3 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Security Patching
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security
4 3 (13.04%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (13.04%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CCNP
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) CCDP
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) MCSA
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) KVM
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) DatAdvantage
1 4 (17.39%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
1 4 (17.39%) SCOM
1 4 (17.39%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) F5
5 4 (17.39%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (17.39%) Avaya
5 4 (17.39%) Trend Micro
5 4 (17.39%) Varonis
6 3 (13.04%) ArcSight
7 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.70%) Juniper
7 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.35%) Splunk