Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 104 90
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.10% 0.65% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 4.42% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 13
Somerset median annual salary £27,500 £23,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.02% +4.44% -18.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £19,700 £17,500
90th Percentile £28,750 £45,000 £31,750
South West median annual salary £40,750 £36,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +11.64% +10.61% -12.00%

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 104 181 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 10.42% 14.61% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 74 141 142
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -3.85% +12.35%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,000 £22,825
90th Percentile £70,000 £53,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £44,579 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.14% +12.00% -

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 20 January 2019. 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
Taunton -4 1 £27,500 +14.58%
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Wrike