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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 35 53
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 17 31 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.24% 5.55% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.79% 36.05% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 21
Median salary £38,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.46% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £60,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  

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 78 86 119
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 19.45% 15.38% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74 82 111
Median salary £41,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.15% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £27,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Suffolk over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Suffolk

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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 23 June 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 +5 13 £42,000 -20.00%
Newmarket -1 4 £29,000 +7.40%
VPN
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 28 (87.50%) Firewall
2 21 (65.63%) TCP/IP
3 19 (59.38%) CCNA
3 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (56.25%) Windows
5 17 (53.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (53.13%) Telecoms
6 16 (50.00%) DNS
6 16 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 15 (46.88%) Juniper
8 14 (43.75%) Cisco
8 14 (43.75%) Linux
9 13 (40.63%) Wireless
9 13 (40.63%) Hyper-V
9 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (37.50%) Load Balancing
10 12 (37.50%) Network Security
10 12 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
10 12 (37.50%) Business Continuity Planning
10 12 (37.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 12 (37.50%) Cisco CME
10 12 (37.50%) Proactive Monitoring
10 12 (37.50%) IPsec
10 12 (37.50%) Business Continuity
10 12 (37.50%) IP Telephony
10 12 (37.50%) ADSL
10 12 (37.50%) Broadband
10 12 (37.50%) VoIP

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Co-occurring 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 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (15.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (15.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (87.50%) Firewall
2 21 (65.63%) TCP/IP
3 16 (50.00%) DNS
4 13 (40.63%) Wireless
5 12 (37.50%) ADSL
5 12 (37.50%) Broadband
5 12 (37.50%) IP Telephony
5 12 (37.50%) IPsec
5 12 (37.50%) Network Security
5 12 (37.50%) SSL
5 12 (37.50%) VoIP
6 11 (34.38%) DHCP
7 7 (21.88%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (21.88%) NetScreen
8 5 (15.63%) HTTP
8 5 (15.63%) HTTPS
8 5 (15.63%) IMAP
8 5 (15.63%) Internet
8 5 (15.63%) SMTP
9 4 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 17 (53.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Network Operations Specialist
2 7 (21.88%) Network Specialist
2 7 (21.88%) NOC Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 6 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (18.75%) IT Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) IT Support
3 6 (18.75%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Assistant IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Clustering
3 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) CCTV
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
5 5 (15.63%) Mac OS
5 5 (15.63%) Unix
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (37.50%) BCP
2 12 (37.50%) Business Continuity
2 12 (37.50%) Business Continuity Planning
2 12 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (37.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 12 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 12 (37.50%) Proactive Monitoring
3 7 (21.88%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 6 (18.75%) Presales
5 5 (15.63%) High Availability
5 5 (15.63%) Ticket Management
6 1 (3.13%) Password Management
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) CCNA
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) A+ Certification
2 5 (15.63%) MCP
2 5 (15.63%) MCSA
2 5 (15.63%) MCSE
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.63%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
3 1 (3.13%) CCSA
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) JNCIA
3 1 (3.13%) JNCIS
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Hyper-V
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco CME
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 15 (46.88%) Juniper
3 14 (43.75%) Cisco
4 12 (37.50%) Avaya
5 8 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 8 (25.00%) F5
5 8 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 8 (25.00%) VMware
6 5 (15.63%) Google
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
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