Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 87 94
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.67% 2.10% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 12.96% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 17
Somerset median annual salary £23,000 £23,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.13% -35.62% +46.00%
10th Percentile £19,775 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £30,750 £32,125 £53,750
South West median annual salary £36,500 £33,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year +10.61% -3.65% +14.17%

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 195 216 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.55% 16.20% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 152 178 181
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,825 £23,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £53,400 £59,125 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Somerset over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -16 4 £23,000 -2.13%
Clevedon -13 3 £21,500 -28.33%
Taunton +17 1 £24,000 -26.15%
Bridgwater - 1 £27,000 -
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) Office 365
5 3 (33.33%) VLAN
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (11.11%) Sysprep
7 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (11.11%) Skype
7 1 (11.11%) SDLC
7 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
7 1 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (11.11%) jQuery

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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) Skype
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
General
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Technician
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Trainee
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
1 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
1 1 (11.11%) SDLC
1 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (11.11%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) VMware