Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 101 89
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.58% 1.00% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.10% 7.03% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 10
Somerset median annual salary £18,000 £27,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +14.89% -41.61%
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -5.71%

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 98 185 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.33% 14.26% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 79 155 196
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,600 £24,625
90th Percentile £50,500 £52,500 £59,375
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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
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 19 October 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
Frome - 5 £18,000 -
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 5 (100.00%) iPad
1 5 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 5 (100.00%) Self-Motivation

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:

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Support
2 3 (60.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (40.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 5 (100.00%) iPad
1 5 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft