Period
to 15 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 118 113
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 51 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.99% 1.25% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.39% 8.12% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 43 23 38
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.80% -8.29%
10th Percentile £29,750 £21,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,450 £66,250 £62,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.57% +10.59% -

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 381 308 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.85% 15.36% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 337 260 346
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.19% -7.22%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,250 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.41%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +14 17 £50,000 +28.21% 2
Gatwick - 15 £46,000 - 4
Littlehampton - 2 £22,500 -
East Grinstead - 2 £28,750 -
Burgess Hill - 2 £65,000 -
Chichester -2 1 - - 2
Worthing -19 1 - - 2
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £30,000 -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 48 (94.12%) Firewall
2 46 (90.20%) WAN
3 39 (76.47%) Cisco
4 38 (74.51%) LAN
5 36 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (68.63%) Citrix
6 35 (68.63%) TCP/IP
7 34 (66.67%) CCNP
7 34 (66.67%) Wireless
8 32 (62.75%) OSPF
8 32 (62.75%) BGP
8 32 (62.75%) IPsec
9 31 (60.78%) Load Balancing
10 30 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 30 (58.82%) VoIP
11 29 (56.86%) CheckPoint
11 29 (56.86%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (56.86%) Data Centre
12 28 (54.90%) NetApp
13 26 (50.98%) VRRP
13 26 (50.98%) Network Monitoring
13 26 (50.98%) HSRP
14 25 (49.02%) FCoE
14 25 (49.02%) NAS
14 25 (49.02%) SolarWinds
14 25 (49.02%) iSCSI
14 25 (49.02%) SAN
15 24 (47.06%) Multicast
16 21 (41.18%) Mentoring
17 17 (33.33%) VLAN

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 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (15.69%) Office 365
3 7 (13.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (94.12%) Firewall
2 46 (90.20%) WAN
3 38 (74.51%) LAN
4 35 (68.63%) TCP/IP
5 34 (66.67%) Wireless
6 32 (62.75%) BGP
6 32 (62.75%) IPsec
6 32 (62.75%) OSPF
7 30 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 30 (58.82%) VoIP
8 29 (56.86%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (50.98%) HSRP
9 26 (50.98%) VRRP
10 25 (49.02%) FCoE
10 25 (49.02%) iSCSI
10 25 (49.02%) NAS
10 25 (49.02%) SAN
11 24 (47.06%) Multicast
12 17 (33.33%) VLAN
13 14 (27.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (21.57%) Advertising
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.80%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) IT Support
4 5 (9.80%) Network Security Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Security Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Principal Network Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior IT Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior IT Support
7 2 (3.92%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 29 (56.86%) Data Centre
2 11 (21.57%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (19.61%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (11.76%) CMDB
5 2 (3.92%) BBC
5 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.92%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.84%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Load Balancing
2 26 (50.98%) Network Monitoring
3 21 (41.18%) Mentoring
4 16 (31.37%) Change Control
5 14 (27.45%) Network Optimisation
6 9 (17.65%) ITIL
6 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (13.73%) Incident Management
8 7 (13.73%) Problem Management
8 7 (13.73%) Project Management
9 5 (9.80%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (9.80%) Presales
10 3 (5.88%) Change Management
10 3 (5.88%) Network Design
11 2 (3.92%) Commercial Awareness
11 2 (3.92%) Information Management
11 2 (3.92%) Information Security
11 2 (3.92%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (3.92%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (66.67%) CCNP
3 12 (23.53%) CCNA
4 8 (15.69%) MCSE
4 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (13.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (9.80%) JNCIS
7 4 (7.84%) CCIE
8 2 (3.92%) CCDP
9 1 (1.96%) CCEA
9 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.96%) CWDP
9 1 (1.96%) CWNE
9 1 (1.96%) MCP
9 1 (1.96%) MCSA
9 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (5.88%) XenApp
4 3 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 39 (76.47%) Cisco
2 35 (68.63%) Citrix
3 29 (56.86%) CheckPoint
4 28 (54.90%) NetApp
5 25 (49.02%) SolarWinds
6 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 13 (25.49%) VMware
8 7 (13.73%) Juniper
8 7 (13.73%) Palo Alto
9 6 (11.76%) Dell
9 6 (11.76%) HP
10 5 (9.80%) Ruckus Wireless
11 4 (7.84%) Aruba
12 3 (5.88%) EqualLogic
12 3 (5.88%) Meraki
12 3 (5.88%) ProCurve
13 2 (3.92%) Rackspace
13 2 (3.92%) Virgin Media
14 1 (1.96%) Arista
14 1 (1.96%) ShoreTel