VPN Jobs in the South West

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > South West

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 162 150 136
Rank change year-on-year -12 -14 +20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 109 142 185
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.56% 1.93% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.16% 12.00% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 93 94 145
10th Percentile £27,700 £26,250 £24,750
25th Percentile £30,750 £28,063 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% +30.77%
75th Percentile £48,750 £51,938 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,450 £75,000
England median annual salary £46,750 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.58% - -4.04%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West

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 the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,073 1,183 1,115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 15.31% 16.06% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 826 641 643
10th Percentile £27,738 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £31,882
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.65%
75th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £81,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £49,500 £52,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year -4.81% +1.96% +2.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in the South West

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Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VPN in the South West.

Salary trend for VPN in the South West

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Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in the South West over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

Salary histogram for VPN in the South West

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Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South West region over the 6 months to 26 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Bristol +9 28 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Gloucestershire -11 26 £37,500 - 8
Devon +5 20 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Dorset +8 10 £45,750 -12.86%
Cornwall +3 8 £34,250 +14.17%
Somerset +18 7 £42,000 -11.58% 7
Wiltshire -12 7 £35,000 - 4
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England

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (29.36%) SharePoint
2 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Exchange
3 4 (3.67%) IIS
4 3 (2.75%) Confluence
5 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.92%) Trello
Cloud Services
1 65 (59.63%) Microsoft 365
2 63 (57.80%) Azure
3 47 (43.12%) Entra ID
4 29 (26.61%) OneDrive
5 20 (18.35%) AWS
6 6 (5.50%) GCP
7 5 (4.59%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (4.59%) Power Automate
7 5 (4.59%) Serverless
8 3 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.75%) AWS Fargate
8 3 (2.75%) WhatsApp
9 2 (1.83%) Azure DevOps
9 2 (1.83%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.92%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (0.92%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.92%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.92%) Google Sheets
10 1 (0.92%) Pulumi
10 1 (0.92%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 68 (62.39%) DNS
2 57 (52.29%) DHCP
3 50 (45.87%) LAN
3 50 (45.87%) VLAN
4 49 (44.95%) Firewall
5 48 (44.04%) WAN
6 30 (27.52%) Wi-Fi
7 27 (24.77%) Wireless
8 26 (23.85%) IPsec
9 20 (18.35%) TCP/IP
10 16 (14.68%) OSPF
11 10 (9.17%) BGP
12 9 (8.26%) MPLS
12 9 (8.26%) SAN
12 9 (8.26%) VoIP
13 8 (7.34%) NetScaler
13 8 (7.34%) SD-WAN
14 7 (6.42%) IPv4
15 6 (5.50%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (5.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.26%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.75%) DynamoDB
3 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.83%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.92%) Big Data
5 1 (0.92%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Git
1 7 (6.42%) JIRA
2 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.92%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (23.85%) Social Skills
2 6 (5.50%) Law
3 5 (4.59%) Legal
4 3 (2.75%) Organisational Skills
4 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.83%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.83%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (1.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.92%) Finance
6 1 (0.92%) Games
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (25.69%) Support Engineer
2 21 (19.27%) IT Engineer
3 19 (17.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (13.76%) IT Support
5 13 (11.93%) IT Support Engineer
5 13 (11.93%) Network Engineer
6 11 (10.09%) Analyst
6 11 (10.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (9.17%) Field Engineer
8 9 (8.26%) Service Analyst
8 9 (8.26%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (7.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (7.34%) Senior
10 7 (6.42%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) Lead
12 5 (4.59%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.75%) .NET
2 3 (2.75%) Node.js
2 3 (2.75%) React
2 3 (2.75%) RESTful
3 2 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.83%) JSON
4 1 (0.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) Driving Licence
2 8 (7.34%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.34%) Replication
3 6 (5.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.59%) iPhone
5 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.75%) Product Ownership
7 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.92%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.92%) CMDB
8 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 82 (75.23%) Windows
2 53 (48.62%) Windows Server
3 18 (16.51%) Linux
4 9 (8.26%) Windows 10
4 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2019
5 8 (7.34%) Apple iOS
6 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.83%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.92%) Android
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.78%) Customer Service
2 34 (31.19%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (30.28%) ITIL
4 18 (16.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 15 (13.76%) Data Security
6 14 (12.84%) Mentoring
7 13 (11.93%) Agile
8 11 (10.09%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (10.09%) DevOps
8 11 (10.09%) Infrastructure as Code
8 11 (10.09%) Service Management
9 10 (9.17%) Change Management
9 10 (9.17%) Incident Management
10 9 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (7.34%) Configuration Management
11 8 (7.34%) Security Patching
11 8 (7.34%) Task Automation
12 7 (6.42%) Project Delivery
13 6 (5.50%) Mobile Device Management
13 6 (5.50%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.60%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.93%) Python
3 10 (9.17%) SQL
4 9 (8.26%) Bash
5 3 (2.75%) C#
5 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.83%) C++
7 1 (0.92%) Groovy
7 1 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (22.02%) A+ Certification
2 9 (8.26%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.50%) CCNP
4 6 (5.50%) Degree
5 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.67%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (2.75%) AWS Certification
7 3 (2.75%) CCNA
7 3 (2.75%) MCSE
7 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.83%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.92%) CCIE
9 1 (0.92%) CCIE Data Center
9 1 (0.92%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) SLA
2 5 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (59.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.09%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.26%) Firmware
3 9 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.59%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.83%) Docker
6 2 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.83%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.83%) XenApp
7 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (19.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (10.09%) WSUS
3 8 (7.34%) SCCM
4 7 (6.42%) Ansible
4 7 (6.42%) Puppet
4 7 (6.42%) Terraform
5 2 (1.83%) EdgeSight
5 2 (1.83%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.83%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.83%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.83%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.92%) Consul
6 1 (0.92%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.92%) Kibana
6 1 (0.92%) Nessus
6 1 (0.92%) Packer
6 1 (0.92%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 38 (34.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.02%) Cisco
3 23 (21.10%) VMware
4 21 (19.27%) Citrix
5 12 (11.01%) Meraki
6 11 (10.09%) Fortinet
6 11 (10.09%) SolarWinds
7 9 (8.26%) HP
8 8 (7.34%) Sophos
8 8 (7.34%) Veeam
9 7 (6.42%) Apple
10 6 (5.50%) Aderant
10 6 (5.50%) Google
10 6 (5.50%) iManage
10 6 (5.50%) ServiceNow
11 4 (3.67%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.75%) Draytek
12 3 (2.75%) Juniper
13 2 (1.83%) Ivanti
13 2 (1.83%) SonicWALL