Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 102 74
Rank change year-on-year +14 -28 +25
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 18 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.71% 1.35% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.55% 8.45% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 38
Southampton median annual salary £27,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% -18.75% -25.58%
10th Percentile £19,450 £20,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £31,250 £55,000 £48,600
Hampshire median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year -2.50% -8.57% -5.41%

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 218 213 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.17% 16.02% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 171 188 288
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% -8.82% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.66% -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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Southampton

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for VPN.

1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 10
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
3 12 (52.17%) IIS
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (52.17%) MS Exchange
3 12 (52.17%) SLA
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 11 (47.83%) DNS
4 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
5 10 (43.48%) Firewall
5 10 (43.48%) VoIP
5 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
6 9 (39.13%) Linux
6 9 (39.13%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (34.78%) H.323
7 8 (34.78%) WAN
7 8 (34.78%) ISDN
7 8 (34.78%) LAN
7 8 (34.78%) PBX
7 8 (34.78%) Office 365
7 8 (34.78%) Windows 8
7 8 (34.78%) Ubuntu
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Vista
7 8 (34.78%) CentOS
7 8 (34.78%) Network Virtualisation
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel

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 12 (52.17%) IIS
1 12 (52.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.35%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) DNS
2 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 10 (43.48%) VoIP
3 9 (39.13%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (34.78%) H.323
4 8 (34.78%) ISDN
4 8 (34.78%) LAN
4 8 (34.78%) PBX
4 8 (34.78%) WAN
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (8.70%) DHCP
5 2 (8.70%) IPsec
5 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.35%) Junos
6 1 (4.35%) L2TP
6 1 (4.35%) RTP
6 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Support Technician
2 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) IT Support
3 4 (17.39%) Software Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Software Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) IT Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) IT Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) IT Technician
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 10
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
4 9 (39.13%) Linux
5 8 (34.78%) CentOS
5 8 (34.78%) Ubuntu
5 8 (34.78%) Windows 8
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Vista
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Network Virtualisation
2 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 4 (17.39%) System Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.35%) CAD
6 1 (4.35%) IT Strategy
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Software Licensing
6 1 (4.35%) Statistics
6 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) MCSA
3 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Dell
3 2 (8.70%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya