Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 142 113
Rank change year-on-year +29 -29 -22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 42 15 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.70% 0.72% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.65% 5.43% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 48
West Sussex median annual salary £43,750 £39,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.18% -32.17% +35.29%
10th Percentile £23,125 £32,750 £24,400
90th Percentile £65,125 £67,000 £62,700
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -6.67% +5.88%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 332 276 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 13.45% 13.24% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 290 238 399
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,025 £57,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.05%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in West Sussex

VPN
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for VPN in West Sussex

VPN
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in West Sussex over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in West Sussex

VPN
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +24 21 £57,000 +46.15% 1
Gatwick -5 5 £57,000 +3.64% 2
Chichester - 2 - -
East Grinstead - 2 £28,750 -
Horsham - 2 £20,500 -
Littlehampton - 2 £22,500 -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for VPN.

1 33 (78.57%) WAN
1 33 (78.57%) Firewall
2 29 (69.05%) Cisco
3 28 (66.67%) LAN
4 22 (52.38%) Windows
5 21 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 21 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 19 (45.24%) Citrix
6 19 (45.24%) VoIP
6 19 (45.24%) VLAN
7 18 (42.86%) Load Balancing
7 18 (42.86%) MPLS
8 17 (40.48%) CheckPoint
8 17 (40.48%) CCNP
8 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (40.48%) VMware
9 16 (38.10%) Video Conferencing
9 16 (38.10%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (33.33%) CCNA
10 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 13 (30.95%) TCP/IP
12 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
12 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (26.19%) Wireless
14 10 (23.81%) Network Design
14 10 (23.81%) CCIE
14 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (23.81%) ITIL
14 10 (23.81%) NetScaler

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) IIS
4 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (19.05%) Office 365
3 5 (11.90%) SaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (78.57%) Firewall
1 33 (78.57%) WAN
2 28 (66.67%) LAN
3 19 (45.24%) VLAN
3 19 (45.24%) VoIP
4 18 (42.86%) MPLS
5 16 (38.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (30.95%) TCP/IP
7 11 (26.19%) Wireless
8 10 (23.81%) NetScaler
9 9 (21.43%) BGP
9 9 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (21.43%) OSPF
10 8 (19.05%) DHCP
10 8 (19.05%) IPsec
11 7 (16.67%) DNS
11 7 (16.67%) HSRP
11 7 (16.67%) VRRP
12 6 (14.29%) FCoE
12 6 (14.29%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (21.43%) Banking
2 4 (9.52%) Back Office
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) IT Support
4 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) IT Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Network Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Network Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 16 (38.10%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (21.43%) BBC
4 8 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (9.52%) iSeries
5 4 (9.52%) Mainframe
6 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
6 2 (4.76%) Replication
6 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.38%) CMDB
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
6 4 (9.52%) Unix
7 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.38%) Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) Network Design
3 9 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 7 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
7 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
8 4 (9.52%) Change Control
8 4 (9.52%) Planning and Forecasting
8 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
8 4 (9.52%) Regulatory Compliance
8 4 (9.52%) Service Management
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (7.14%) Network Optimisation
10 2 (4.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 2 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) C
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (40.48%) CCNP
3 14 (33.33%) CCNA
4 10 (23.81%) CCIE
5 9 (21.43%) CCDP
6 7 (16.67%) MCSE
6 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (11.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (4.76%) CCEA
8 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (4.76%) MCP
8 2 (4.76%) MCSA
8 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.38%) CWDP
9 1 (2.38%) CWNE
9 1 (2.38%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.90%) XenApp
3 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (69.05%) Cisco
2 19 (45.24%) Citrix
3 17 (40.48%) CheckPoint
3 17 (40.48%) VMware
4 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.43%) Rackspace
5 9 (21.43%) Virgin Media
6 7 (16.67%) NetApp
7 6 (14.29%) SolarWinds
8 3 (7.14%) Dell
8 3 (7.14%) Juniper
8 3 (7.14%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.76%) Aruba
9 2 (4.76%) HP
9 2 (4.76%) Mitel
9 2 (4.76%) ShoreTel
9 2 (4.76%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.38%) Arista
10 1 (2.38%) EqualLogic
10 1 (2.38%) F5