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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 19 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.28% 0.53% 4.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 6.90% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 12
Average salary - £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.70%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £34,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -6.52%
VPN
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
10 29 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.82% 7.71% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 37
Average salary £34,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint