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

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 106 77
Rank change year-on-year +27 -29 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 9 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.69% 0.68% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.83% 5.08% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 22
Somerset median annual salary £18,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.00% +23.08% -23.53%
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.38% -0.67% +11.94%

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 103 177 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.87% 13.38% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 85 123 225
Somerset median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,350 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 August 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 19 August 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 -
Bath +29 1 £32,500 -5.80% 4
VPN
South West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) SMTP
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Mac OS X
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (83.33%) iPad
2 5 (83.33%) Driving Licence
2 5 (83.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server

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 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) SMTP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IT Support
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (33.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Driving Licence
1 5 (83.33%) iPad
1 5 (83.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft