The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 86 97 111
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.20% 0.89% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.34% 4.94% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 9
Median salary £38,750 £43,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.88% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +8.90%
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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
262 263 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.41% 18.06% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 225 238 313
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,950 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for VPN.

1 27 (90.00%) Firewall
2 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 23 (76.67%) VMware
4 22 (73.33%) DNS
5 21 (70.00%) Cisco
5 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (70.00%) DHCP
6 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
8 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
9 14 (46.67%) Driving Licence
10 13 (43.33%) EMC
10 13 (43.33%) IIS
11 12 (40.00%) Linux
12 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
13 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (23.33%) SQL
15 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
15 7 (23.33%) Replication
15 7 (23.33%) vSphere
15 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (20.00%) Veeam
16 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
16 6 (20.00%) LAN
16 6 (20.00%) WAN
16 6 (20.00%) SAN
17 5 (16.67%) Citrix

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (43.33%) IIS
2 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 2 (6.67%) Drupal
4 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (6.67%) nginx
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) Firewall
2 22 (73.33%) DNS
3 21 (70.00%) DHCP
4 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.00%) LAN
5 6 (20.00%) SAN
5 6 (20.00%) WAN
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (13.33%) VLAN
8 3 (10.00%) BGP
8 3 (10.00%) MPLS
8 3 (10.00%) Wireless
9 2 (6.67%) LDAP
9 2 (6.67%) SSL
9 2 (6.67%) WPA
10 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) IT Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Design Authority
6 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Administrator
8 2 (6.67%) Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.67%) System Design Authority
8 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Design Architect
9 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Flex
1 2 (6.67%) Buildbot
1 2 (6.67%) ELK Stack
1 2 (6.67%) JSON
1 2 (6.67%) LAMP
1 2 (6.67%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (6.67%) REST
1 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Driving Licence
2 7 (23.33%) Replication
3 4 (13.33%) EMC VNX
4 3 (10.00%) HP Storage
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.67%) Physics
5 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
1 24 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (40.00%) Linux
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.67%) CentOS
7 2 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) Network Design
3 3 (10.00%) Presales
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) CCNA
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) CCSA
3 1 (3.33%) CCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CISM
3 1 (3.33%) CISSP
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) COBIT
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (23.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (23.33%) vSphere
3 5 (16.67%) XenApp
3 5 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.67%) NFS
4 2 (6.67%) Samba
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (10.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (6.67%) Kibana
2 2 (6.67%) logstash
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) VMware
2 21 (70.00%) Cisco
2 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (43.33%) EMC
4 6 (20.00%) Veeam
5 5 (16.67%) Citrix
6 4 (13.33%) HP
7 3 (10.00%) Apple
7 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.00%) Dell
8 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
8 2 (6.67%) Sun
9 1 (3.33%) Sophos