Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 75 94
Rank change year-on-year -26 +19 +11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 39 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.38% 2.90% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.64% 12.38% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 37 20
Southampton median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -25.58% +7.50%
10th Percentile £20,500 £28,750 £16,875
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,700 £63,750
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -8.57% -7.89% +21.02%

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 220 315 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 15.97% 23.44% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 195 291 295
Southampton median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.06% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £24,100 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,750 £52,500 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% -2.38% -

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 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 Southampton region with a requirement for VPN.

1 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
4 8 (42.11%) Windows 10
4 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
4 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (31.58%) Linux
5 6 (31.58%) ERP
5 6 (31.58%) NFS
5 6 (31.58%) HP
5 6 (31.58%) Dell
5 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
5 6 (31.58%) Sophos
5 6 (31.58%) Samba
5 6 (31.58%) Atlassian
5 6 (31.58%) NetSuite
5 6 (31.58%) WSUS
5 6 (31.58%) IPsec
5 6 (31.58%) Identity Management
5 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (31.58%) OpenVPN
5 6 (31.58%) Office 365
5 6 (31.58%) pfSense

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 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (21.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) IPsec
2 6 (31.58%) OpenVPN
2 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (21.05%) VLAN
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) DSL
5 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 6 (31.58%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Support
5 1 (5.26%) Network Support
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Arduino
1 2 (10.53%) Raspberry Pi
1 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 10
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ERP
1 6 (31.58%) Identity Management
2 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
2 4 (21.05%) Open Source
2 4 (21.05%) Open Source Development
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) C
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNP
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) HND
2 1 (5.26%) CCDA
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (31.58%) KVM
3 6 (31.58%) NFS
3 6 (31.58%) oVirt
3 6 (31.58%) pfSense
3 6 (31.58%) Samba
4 4 (21.05%) Docker
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.53%) VirtualBox
5 2 (10.53%) XenApp
5 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 2 (10.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Bacula
1 6 (31.58%) WSUS
2 4 (21.05%) Ansible
2 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
2 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (21.05%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) Atlassian
3 6 (31.58%) Dell
3 6 (31.58%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
3 6 (31.58%) Sophos
4 4 (21.05%) Google
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) LANDesk