Period
to 18 June 2018

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

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 111 74
Rank change year-on-year +26 -37 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 9 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.80% 0.68% 2.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 6.43% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 26
Somerset median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +25.98% -16.45%
10th Percentile £18,000 £17,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £49,500 £52,500 £44,750
South West median annual salary £41,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.89% -4.00% +13.64%

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 Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 134 140 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.43% 10.58% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 115 94 220
Somerset median annual salary £34,000 £42,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +13.51% +5.71%
10th Percentile £23,700 £27,500 £22,925
90th Percentile £52,000 £52,500 £61,625
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

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

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 June 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
Bath +18 5 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Frome - 3 £18,000 -
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for VPN.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (37.50%) SMTP
3 3 (37.50%) iPad
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) XenServer
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) WAN

VPN
Co-occurring 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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) SMTP
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administration Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
1 3 (37.50%) iPad
1 3 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Network Management
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Development
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (12.50%) pfSense
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos