The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West / Somerset
Rank 80 57 59
Rank change year-on-year -23 +2  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.16% 2.43% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 14.42% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 3
Median salary £20,000 £30,875 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.22% -11.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,747 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -5.63% +8.10%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 71 104 53
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 11.32% 16.86% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 44 99 48
Median salary £42,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.23% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

VPN
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for VPN in Somerset

VPN
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Bruton - 1 £20,000 -
VPN
South West

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Somerset region with a requirement for VPN.

1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) DHCP
2 10 (83.33%) DNS
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (58.33%) MCSE
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) IT Strategy
5 6 (50.00%) IaaS
5 6 (50.00%) SaaS
5 6 (50.00%) PaaS
5 6 (50.00%) Wealth Management
5 6 (50.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (50.00%) DevOps
5 6 (50.00%) Line Management
5 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (50.00%) Public Cloud
5 6 (50.00%) AirWatch
5 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
1 6 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (50.00%) IIS
1 6 (50.00%) JBoss
1 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (50.00%) IaaS
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (50.00%) PaaS
1 6 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) DHCP
1 10 (83.33%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) Broadband
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) RIP
4 1 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
1 6 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 6 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (41.67%) IT Support
3 4 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
3 4 (33.33%) IT Technician
3 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 6 (50.00%) Public Cloud
1 6 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
1 7 (58.33%) PRINCE2
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 6 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 6 (50.00%) Line Management
2 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (50.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) Software Distribution
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) PHP
1 4 (33.33%) Python
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (58.33%) MCSE
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNA
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) EMC Certification
3 1 (8.33%) APMP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 6 (50.00%) EMC
3 6 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Software AG
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