Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 90 84
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +7
Permanent jobs citing VPN 24 9 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.72% 0.81% 2.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.96% 5.42% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 41
Southampton median annual salary £27,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £19,100 £29,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £31,250 £48,750 £48,000
Hampshire median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -15.79%

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 219 166 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 15.72% 14.98% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 180 145 304
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% -7.06% -
10th Percentile £23,175 £25,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -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 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (58.33%) SLA
3 13 (54.17%) Windows 10
4 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
6 10 (41.67%) IIS
7 9 (37.50%) DNS
7 9 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 8 (33.33%) VoIP
9 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
9 7 (29.17%) Linux
9 7 (29.17%) Firewall
9 7 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (29.17%) Office 365
10 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
10 6 (25.00%) CentOS
10 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (25.00%) Ubuntu
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Vista
10 6 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
10 6 (25.00%) H.323
10 6 (25.00%) ISDN
10 6 (25.00%) LAN
10 6 (25.00%) PBX
10 6 (25.00%) WAN
10 6 (25.00%) Cisco

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 10 (41.67%) IIS
2 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.17%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) DNS
2 8 (33.33%) VoIP
3 7 (29.17%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (25.00%) H.323
4 6 (25.00%) ISDN
4 6 (25.00%) LAN
4 6 (25.00%) PBX
4 6 (25.00%) WAN
5 5 (20.83%) Wireless
6 3 (12.50%) Internet
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (8.33%) DHCP
7 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
7 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.33%) VLAN
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (4.17%) Junos
8 1 (4.17%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 6 (25.00%) Support Technician
3 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) IT Support
4 4 (16.67%) Software Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Software Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows 10
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
5 6 (25.00%) CentOS
5 6 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Vista
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 4 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
3 4 (16.67%) System Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) IT Strategy
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) CAD
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Decision-Making
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL V2
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.17%) Tech Ops
5 1 (4.17%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) A+ Certification
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe
5 1 (4.17%) Avaya
5 1 (4.17%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (4.17%) VMware