The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 80 118 102
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 26 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.85% 0.65% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.36% 2.93% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 21
Average salary £45,000 £39,250 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £27,700 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £33,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -9.58%
VPN
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
311 410 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.07% 22.28% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 275 315 264
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

VPN Salary Trend in Cambridge

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Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 28 (59.57%) LAN
2 26 (55.32%) WAN
3 22 (46.81%) Firewall
3 22 (46.81%) Wireless
4 20 (42.55%) VLAN
5 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
6 17 (36.17%) Windows
7 16 (34.04%) CCNP
7 16 (34.04%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (29.79%) Riverbed
10 13 (27.66%) SolarWinds
10 13 (27.66%) Load Balancing
11 12 (25.53%) WAN Optimisation
11 12 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (23.40%) VMware
12 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
13 10 (21.28%) CheckPoint
13 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
13 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (19.15%) ITIL
14 9 (19.15%) HP
15 8 (17.02%) Juniper
15 8 (17.02%) Linux
16 7 (14.89%) UNIX
16 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
16 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
17 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (12.77%) DNS
17 6 (12.77%) SSL

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (12.77%) IIS
2 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.51%) Lync
4 3 (6.38%) OpenStack
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (59.57%) LAN
2 26 (55.32%) WAN
3 22 (46.81%) Firewall
3 22 (46.81%) Wireless
4 20 (42.55%) VLAN
5 12 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
7 6 (12.77%) DNS
7 6 (12.77%) SSL
7 6 (12.77%) DHCP
7 6 (12.77%) OSPF
7 6 (12.77%) BGP
7 6 (12.77%) HSRP
8 5 (10.64%) VRRP
8 5 (10.64%) SAN
8 5 (10.64%) Ethernet
8 5 (10.64%) WLAN
8 5 (10.64%) Network Security
9 3 (6.38%) IP Telephony
9 3 (6.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Ant
General
1 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.64%) Marketing
2 5 (10.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Network Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.13%) PKI
3 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.02%) Linux
4 7 (14.89%) UNIX
4 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
5 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.51%) Solaris
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Load Balancing
2 12 (25.53%) WAN Optimisation
3 9 (19.15%) ITIL
4 5 (10.64%) Project Management
5 4 (8.51%) Information Security
5 4 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.38%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Web Services Management
7 2 (4.26%) Change Management
7 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.26%) SIEM
7 2 (4.26%) Change Control
8 1 (2.13%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.13%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (2.13%) OO
8 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) C++
2 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) CCNP
1 16 (34.04%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.51%) CISM
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) CISSP
2 4 (8.51%) SSCP
3 2 (4.26%) MCP
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.51%) COBIT
1 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) Firmware
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.13%) MOM
2 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Riverbed
2 13 (27.66%) SolarWinds
3 11 (23.40%) VMware
3 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.28%) CheckPoint
5 9 (19.15%) HP
6 8 (17.02%) Juniper
7 6 (12.77%) Cisco
7 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
8 5 (10.64%) Dell
8 5 (10.64%) Imperva
8 5 (10.64%) 3PAR
8 5 (10.64%) WatchGuard
9 3 (6.38%) EMC
9 3 (6.38%) Citrix
9 3 (6.38%) Mitel
10 2 (4.26%) Oracle
11 1 (2.13%) F5
11 1 (2.13%) Foundry
11 1 (2.13%) Brocade
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