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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 105 84 110
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.46% 2.11% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 8.31% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 19
Average salary £45,000 £32,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -32.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
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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
402 373 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.21% 25.43% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 277 295 388
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,984 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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 October 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Degree
3 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
4 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) Firmware
5 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) MCP
5 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 5 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) Network Management
5 5 (33.33%) Refactoring
5 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (26.67%) Line Management
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (26.67%) User Stories
6 4 (26.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (26.67%) MCSE
6 4 (26.67%) MCSA
6 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
6 4 (26.67%) VoIP

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.67%) tcpdump
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) HTTP
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) WLAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) ScrumMaster
1 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
3 4 (26.67%) IPTV
4 1 (6.67%) Smartcard
4 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
2 5 (33.33%) Network Management
2 5 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 4 (26.67%) Line Management
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) User Stories
3 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (33.33%) MCP
3 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 4 (26.67%) MCSA
3 4 (26.67%) A+ Certification
3 4 (26.67%) MOS
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) KVM
3 1 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 4 (26.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Symantec
2 4 (26.67%) Remedy
2 4 (26.67%) Nokia
2 4 (26.67%) Apple
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
4 1 (6.67%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
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ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 13 days ago