Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 133 122
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11 -43
Permanent jobs citing VPN 33 17 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.46% 0.82% 1.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.15% 5.92% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 41
West Sussex median annual salary £37,500 £42,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% -30.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £19,250 £36,050 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,250 £67,125 £62,250
South East median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.82% -5.56% -

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 251 287 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 11.07% 13.92% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 224 261 409
West Sussex median annual salary £43,500 £39,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% -17.89% +11.76%
10th Percentile £22,475 £24,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,750 £60,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.03% +5.29%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +23 18 £57,000 +46.15% 3
Horsham +4 5 £20,500 -56.84%
Chichester - 2 - - 2
East Grinstead - 1 £26,000 -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for VPN.

1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) WAN
2 21 (63.64%) Firewall
3 20 (60.61%) Windows Server
4 17 (51.52%) LAN
4 17 (51.52%) Cisco
5 15 (45.45%) VLAN
6 14 (42.42%) VMware
6 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (42.42%) MPLS
6 14 (42.42%) Data Centre
7 13 (39.39%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (33.33%) Citrix
9 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 11 (33.33%) VoIP
10 10 (30.30%) CCNA
10 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (27.27%) CheckPoint
11 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
11 9 (27.27%) ITIL
12 8 (24.24%) Banking
12 8 (24.24%) Network Design
12 8 (24.24%) BBC
12 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
12 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (24.24%) CCIE
12 8 (24.24%) CCNP
12 8 (24.24%) CCDP

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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (18.18%) Office 365
3 5 (15.15%) SaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) Firewall
1 21 (63.64%) WAN
2 17 (51.52%) LAN
3 15 (45.45%) VLAN
4 14 (42.42%) MPLS
5 11 (33.33%) VoIP
6 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (24.24%) NetScaler
7 5 (15.15%) DHCP
7 5 (15.15%) DNS
8 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (6.06%) Skype
9 2 (6.06%) SMS
9 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (6.06%) Wireless
10 1 (3.03%) BGP
10 1 (3.03%) Network Security
10 1 (3.03%) OSPF
10 1 (3.03%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (24.24%) Banking
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Back Office
3 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) NOC Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
5 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Network Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Network Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Data Centre
2 13 (39.39%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (24.24%) BBC
4 5 (15.15%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (12.12%) iSeries
5 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
6 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
6 2 (6.06%) Replication
7 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows Server
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) Unix
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.03%) Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
3 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
3 8 (24.24%) Network Design
4 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
4 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
5 4 (12.12%) Planning and Forecasting
5 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
5 4 (12.12%) Regulatory Compliance
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.06%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (3.03%) High Availability
7 1 (3.03%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.03%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) C
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) CCNA
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (24.24%) CCDP
2 8 (24.24%) CCIE
2 8 (24.24%) CCNP
3 5 (15.15%) MCSE
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.03%) CCEA
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) PMBOK
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.12%) XenApp
3 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 14 (42.42%) VMware
3 11 (33.33%) Citrix
4 9 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 8 (24.24%) Rackspace
5 8 (24.24%) Virgin Media
6 2 (6.06%) Dell
6 2 (6.06%) Juniper
6 2 (6.06%) Mitel
6 2 (6.06%) ShoreTel
7 1 (3.03%) Apple
7 1 (3.03%) Aruba
7 1 (3.03%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.03%) Veeam
7 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard