Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 107 73
Rank change year-on-year +14 -34 +24
Permanent jobs citing VPN 25 27 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.93% 1.54% 3.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.85% 9.57% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 44
Southampton median annual salary £27,500 £40,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% -7.51% -23.11%
10th Percentile £23,750 £20,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £47,850
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +12.50%

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 211 282 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.29% 16.09% 23.34%
Number of salaries quoted 160 257 271
Southampton median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,550 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.92% -6.47% +1.80%

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 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for VPN in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (60.00%) Firewall
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (56.00%) DNS
4 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
5 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (52.00%) Hyper-V
6 12 (48.00%) Office 365
7 11 (44.00%) Windows 10
7 11 (44.00%) IIS
7 11 (44.00%) Linux
7 11 (44.00%) SLA
8 10 (40.00%) SharePoint
8 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (36.00%) ISDN
10 8 (32.00%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (32.00%) VMware
10 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
10 8 (32.00%) VoIP
10 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
10 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (28.00%) Windows Vista
11 7 (28.00%) Windows 8
11 7 (28.00%) CentOS
11 7 (28.00%) Network Virtualisation
11 7 (28.00%) PBX
11 7 (28.00%) Ubuntu
11 7 (28.00%) H.323
12 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (44.00%) IIS
3 10 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.00%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Office 365
2 4 (16.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) Firewall
2 14 (56.00%) DNS
3 9 (36.00%) ISDN
4 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (32.00%) VoIP
4 8 (32.00%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (28.00%) H.323
5 7 (28.00%) PBX
6 6 (24.00%) DHCP
6 6 (24.00%) LAN
6 6 (24.00%) VLAN
6 6 (24.00%) WAN
7 5 (20.00%) SAN
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (8.00%) SNMP
8 2 (8.00%) Wireless
9 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (4.00%) IPsec
9 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) DB2
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Support Technician
2 8 (32.00%) Administrator
2 8 (32.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (24.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (24.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 5 (20.00%) IT Support
5 4 (16.00%) Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) IT Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (16.00%) IT Systems Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) IT Technician
5 4 (16.00%) Software Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Software Support Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Windows 10
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (28.00%) CentOS
4 7 (28.00%) Ubuntu
4 7 (28.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Vista
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) AIX
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement Process
2 4 (16.00%) DevOps
2 4 (16.00%) System Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) Network Management
3 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.00%) CAD
4 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) MCSA
3 2 (8.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.00%) Docker
4 4 (16.00%) oVirt
4 4 (16.00%) pfSense
5 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) Dell
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (8.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) Avaya