The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 24 30 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.96% 3.58% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.15% 20.41% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 3
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 49 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.94% 17.56% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 43
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Aberdeen region.

VPN Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 9 (75.00%) Frame Relay
1 9 (75.00%) IPsec
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (75.00%) OSPF
1 9 (75.00%) BGP
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
1 9 (75.00%) CCNP
1 9 (75.00%) CCNA
2 8 (66.67%) VSAT
2 8 (66.67%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) MCP
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Compaq
5 1 (8.33%) Dell

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
1 9 (75.00%) OSPF
1 9 (75.00%) BGP
1 9 (75.00%) Frame Relay
1 9 (75.00%) IPsec
2 8 (66.67%) VSAT
2 8 (66.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (66.67%) Senior Network Analyst
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco Analyst
3 8 (66.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 8 (66.67%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
3 8 (66.67%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 8 (66.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (66.67%) Network Analyst
3 8 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) PDA
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CCNP
1 9 (75.00%) CCNA
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Compaq
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
Aberdeen
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago