The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 39 35 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.82% 3.45% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 21.15% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 3
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 52 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.79% 16.30% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 66
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,339 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £52,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
Scotland

VPN
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

VPN
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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) VMware

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) MGCP
3 1 (25.00%) H.323
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) VSAT
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec