Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 66 102
Rank change year-on-year -41 +36 +2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 27 45 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.56% 3.64% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.78% 15.73% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 18
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -28.89% +2.27%
10th Percentile £20,500 £28,750 £39,375
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,750 £63,750
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year -11.11% +4.05% +8.13%

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 276 286 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 15.98% 23.12% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 252 265 289
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £26,300 £24,750 £29,550
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 24 (88.89%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Cisco
3 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 9 (33.33%) Google
4 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (33.33%) Open Source
4 9 (33.33%) SaaS
4 9 (33.33%) Puppet
4 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (33.33%) Ansible
4 9 (33.33%) Docker
4 9 (33.33%) DevOps
4 9 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (33.33%) Kubernetes
4 9 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 9 (33.33%) Open Source Development
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
5 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (29.63%) VMware
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (22.22%) Bacula

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 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (33.33%) SaaS
2 6 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) IPsec
2 6 (22.22%) OpenVPN
2 6 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (18.52%) Network Security
3 5 (18.52%) Wireless
4 4 (14.81%) VLAN
5 3 (11.11%) DHCP
5 3 (11.11%) DNS
5 3 (11.11%) Q.931
5 3 (11.11%) SS7
5 3 (11.11%) Unified Communications
5 3 (11.11%) VoIP
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.41%) DMZ
6 2 (7.41%) Internet
6 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
6 2 (7.41%) SMS
6 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 6 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) IT Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) IT Support
6 3 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Network Support
6 3 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) HTML5
1 2 (7.41%) SAP CAF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Smartphone
2 2 (7.41%) Arduino
2 2 (7.41%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
4 6 (22.22%) Linux
4 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 9 (33.33%) DevOps
1 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 9 (33.33%) Open Source
1 9 (33.33%) Open Source Development
2 6 (22.22%) ERP
2 6 (22.22%) Identity Management
3 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) High Availability
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) C
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) CCNA
1 5 (18.52%) CCNP
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CCDA
2 3 (11.11%) CCDE
2 3 (11.11%) CCDP
3 2 (7.41%) CCSA
3 2 (7.41%) CCSE
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) FIPS 140-2
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) Docker
3 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (22.22%) KVM
4 6 (22.22%) NFS
4 6 (22.22%) oVirt
4 6 (22.22%) pfSense
4 6 (22.22%) Samba
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.41%) VirtualBox
5 2 (7.41%) XenApp
5 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Ansible
1 9 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (33.33%) Puppet
2 6 (22.22%) Bacula
2 6 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) Google
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) VMware
4 6 (22.22%) Atlassian
4 6 (22.22%) Dell
4 6 (22.22%) HP
4 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 6 (22.22%) Sophos
5 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) Dell KACE
5 2 (7.41%) F5
5 2 (7.41%) SAP