The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bromley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 20 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 33 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bromley 3.62% 13.75% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.71% 51.56% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 33 1
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -34.78%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +5.63%
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London

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bromley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 64 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bromley 24.64% 26.67% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 33 55 30
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bromley

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Bromley

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Salary Trend in Bromley

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

VPN Salary Trend in Bromley

VPN
Salary Histogram in Bromley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Bromley region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Bromley

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bromley

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bromley 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 12 (85.71%) WatchGuard
3 12 (85.71%) Veeam
3 12 (85.71%) Cisco
4 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
4 11 (78.57%) SAN
4 11 (78.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (78.57%) Symantec
4 11 (78.57%) vSphere
4 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (78.57%) Backup Exec
5 10 (71.43%) Migration
5 10 (71.43%) Kaspersky
5 10 (71.43%) iSCSI
5 10 (71.43%) VLAN
5 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (71.43%) McAfee
5 10 (71.43%) Citrix
5 10 (71.43%) SLA
6 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 2 (14.29%) MPLS
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Bromley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bromley 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 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
1 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) SAN
3 10 (71.43%) iSCSI
3 10 (71.43%) VLAN
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 10 (71.43%) Support Engineer
1 10 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Server Support
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
2 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (78.57%) vSphere
2 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 11 (78.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) WatchGuard
2 12 (85.71%) Veeam
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
3 11 (78.57%) Symantec
4 10 (71.43%) Kaspersky
4 10 (71.43%) McAfee
4 10 (71.43%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Juniper
7 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
7 1 (7.14%) Apple
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Dell