The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 28 59 56
Rank change year-on-year +31 -3  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 5.15% 2.31% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 11.38% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 6
Median salary £29,000 £27,000 £17,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.40% +54.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.10%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 40 123 105
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 13.75% 20.33% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 35 111 63
Median salary £30,000 £28,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £17,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Suffolk

VPN
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Suffolk.

Salary trend for VPN in Suffolk

VPN
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Suffolk over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Suffolk

VPN
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +35 7 £30,000 -47.82% 1
Newmarket -1 4 £29,000 +13.72%
Bury St Edmunds -2 1 £45,000 +50.00%
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for VPN.

1 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Firewall
3 21 (70.00%) DNS
4 19 (63.33%) Linux
5 15 (50.00%) DHCP
6 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
6 11 (36.67%) Juniper
6 11 (36.67%) CheckPoint
6 11 (36.67%) Blue Coat
6 11 (36.67%) F5
6 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
7 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 8 (26.67%) CCNA
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (23.33%) Presales
10 6 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (20.00%) Google
10 6 (20.00%) Internet
10 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (20.00%) HTTP
10 6 (20.00%) LAN
10 6 (20.00%) WAN
10 6 (20.00%) SMTP
10 6 (20.00%) MCSE
10 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 6 (20.00%) MS Office

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (73.33%) Firewall
2 21 (70.00%) DNS
3 15 (50.00%) DHCP
4 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.00%) HTTP
5 6 (20.00%) Internet
5 6 (20.00%) LAN
5 6 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (20.00%) SMTP
5 6 (20.00%) WAN
6 5 (16.67%) HTTPS
6 5 (16.67%) IMAP
7 2 (6.67%) Network Security
7 2 (6.67%) VLAN
7 2 (6.67%) Wireless
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.33%) DMVPN
8 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.33%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) IT Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) IT Support
2 7 (23.33%) NOC Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Graduate
6 3 (10.00%) Graduate Network Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Security Presales Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Clustering
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Linux
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 5 (16.67%) Unix
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.33%) Debian
7 1 (3.33%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Presales
2 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (16.67%) High Availability
2 5 (16.67%) Ticket Management
3 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.33%) Password Management
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
1 2 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) CCNA
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCSE
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (16.67%) A+ Certification
3 5 (16.67%) MCP
3 5 (16.67%) MCSA
3 5 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (10.00%) CCNP
4 3 (10.00%) CCSA
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) JNCIA
4 3 (10.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) NFS
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Blue Coat
1 11 (36.67%) CheckPoint
1 11 (36.67%) F5
1 11 (36.67%) Juniper
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Google
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago