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 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)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 88 91 96
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.67% 1.42% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 9.30% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 6
Median salary £33,250 £45,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.11% +66.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £42,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £60,000 £43,750
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 West Sussex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 154 172 235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 14.64% 15.25% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 133 160 206
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 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
Crawley +11 7 £33,250 -26.11%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region with a requirement for VPN.

1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) WAN
3 14 (60.87%) LAN
3 14 (60.87%) Windows
4 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
5 12 (52.17%) VMware
6 11 (47.83%) VoIP
7 9 (39.13%) Cisco
7 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
7 9 (39.13%) DNS
7 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
7 9 (39.13%) MPLS
7 9 (39.13%) Office 365
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
8 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
9 7 (30.43%) C
9 7 (30.43%) MS Office
9 7 (30.43%) Apple
9 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
9 7 (30.43%) SonicWALL
10 6 (26.09%) Network Security
10 6 (26.09%) Network Design
10 6 (26.09%) VLAN
10 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (26.09%) NAS
10 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
10 6 (26.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (26.09%) Windows 10
10 6 (26.09%) Palo Alto

VPN
Top Related 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 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) WAN
3 14 (60.87%) LAN
4 11 (47.83%) VoIP
5 9 (39.13%) DNS
5 9 (39.13%) MPLS
5 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
6 6 (26.09%) ADSL
6 6 (26.09%) BGP
6 6 (26.09%) DHCP
6 6 (26.09%) NAS
6 6 (26.09%) Network Security
6 6 (26.09%) OSPF
6 6 (26.09%) VLAN
6 6 (26.09%) Wireless
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (17.39%) SSL
9 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
9 2 (8.70%) PPP
9 2 (8.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) GIS
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Back Office
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Network Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (17.39%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
1 4 (17.39%) Network Manager
1 4 (17.39%) Network Project Manager
1 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Network Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Network Technical Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Support
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) iSeries
2 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
2 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
4 6 (26.09%) Mac OS X
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 10
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
1 6 (26.09%) Network Design
2 4 (17.39%) Planning and Forecasting
2 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
2 4 (17.39%) Regulatory Compliance
2 4 (17.39%) Service Management
2 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (13.04%) IT Strategy
3 3 (13.04%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCNA
1 2 (8.70%) CCNP
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
2 1 (4.35%) MCDST
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) XenApp
3 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Apple
4 7 (30.43%) SonicWALL
5 6 (26.09%) Adobe
5 6 (26.09%) Palo Alto
6 5 (21.74%) Juniper
7 4 (17.39%) Citrix
7 4 (17.39%) Veeam
8 3 (13.04%) Riverbed
9 1 (4.35%) Dell
9 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
9 1 (4.35%) Mitel
9 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard