Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 98 109
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 -40
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.54% 1.58% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.30% 10.14% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 26
Southampton median annual salary £38,000 £28,750 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.17% -20.69% -19.44%
10th Percentile £20,750 £23,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £57,750 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% -5.56%

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 187 207 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 12.55% 15.56% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 164 159 278
Southampton median annual salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £25,900 £28,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -5.88%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Southampton

VPN
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Southampton.

Salary trend for VPN in Southampton

VPN
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Southampton over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Salary histogram for VPN in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for VPN.

1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) Azure
2 15 (65.22%) Meraki
3 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (47.83%) Juniper
4 11 (47.83%) CheckPoint
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 11 (47.83%) SSL
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco ISE
4 11 (47.83%) SolarWinds
4 11 (47.83%) F5
4 11 (47.83%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (43.48%) Cisco UCCX
5 10 (43.48%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (39.13%) Software-Defined Networking
6 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
6 9 (39.13%) WAN
6 9 (39.13%) CCNP
6 9 (39.13%) BIG-IP
7 7 (30.43%) Network Security
7 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
8 6 (26.09%) Office 365
8 6 (26.09%) Technical Leadership
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (26.09%) Wireless
9 5 (21.74%) LAN
9 5 (21.74%) CCNA

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (65.22%) Azure
2 6 (26.09%) Office 365
3 4 (17.39%) IaaS
3 4 (17.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco ISE
2 11 (47.83%) SSL
3 9 (39.13%) BIG-IP
3 9 (39.13%) Software-Defined Networking
3 9 (39.13%) WAN
4 7 (30.43%) Network Security
5 6 (26.09%) Wireless
6 5 (21.74%) LAN
6 5 (21.74%) MPLS
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
7 4 (17.39%) VoIP
8 1 (4.35%) DNS
8 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
8 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (13.04%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (13.04%) Public Sector
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Network Engineer
2 12 (52.17%) Support Engineer
3 11 (47.83%) Network Support
3 11 (47.83%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Field Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Telephony Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Telephony Support
5 3 (13.04%) IT Support
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (8.70%) IT Technician
6 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
7 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Leadership
3 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (39.13%) CCNP
3 5 (21.74%) CCNA
4 4 (17.39%) CCA
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (17.39%) MCITP
4 4 (17.39%) MCSE
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.35%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCNP Voice
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
3 4 (17.39%) NFS
3 4 (17.39%) vSphere
3 4 (17.39%) XenApp
3 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) Meraki
3 11 (47.83%) CheckPoint
3 11 (47.83%) F5
3 11 (47.83%) Juniper
3 11 (47.83%) SolarWinds
4 4 (17.39%) Aruba
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 4 (17.39%) Dell
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) NetApp
4 4 (17.39%) ProCurve
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Avaya
6 1 (4.35%) Mitel
6 1 (4.35%) Polycom
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam