The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 100 110 113
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 25 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.38% 0.90% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.94% 4.37% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 15
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,200 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
421 412 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.18% 20.55% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 347 304 316
Average salary £42,500 £39,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.91% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
Cambridgeshire

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

VPN
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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (71.05%) Firewall
2 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (42.11%) LAN
3 16 (42.11%) Linux
4 15 (39.47%) Red Hat
5 14 (36.84%) CCNA
6 13 (34.21%) Cisco
7 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
7 11 (28.95%) WAN
7 11 (28.95%) Windows
7 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (28.95%) VMware
7 11 (28.95%) Network Management
8 9 (23.68%) Migration
8 9 (23.68%) TDD
8 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
8 9 (23.68%) Scrum
8 9 (23.68%) Refactoring
8 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
8 9 (23.68%) ITIL
8 9 (23.68%) Perl
8 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
8 9 (23.68%) CISSP
8 9 (23.68%) Firmware
8 9 (23.68%) Internet
8 9 (23.68%) SAN
8 9 (23.68%) NetApp
9 8 (21.05%) Hitachi
9 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (71.05%) Firewall
2 16 (42.11%) LAN
3 11 (28.95%) WAN
4 9 (23.68%) Internet
4 9 (23.68%) SAN
5 8 (21.05%) IP Telephony
6 6 (15.79%) Wireless
7 5 (13.16%) VoIP
8 4 (10.53%) SNMP
9 3 (7.89%) IPsec
9 3 (7.89%) NGN
9 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
9 3 (7.89%) LDAP
9 3 (7.89%) SS7
9 3 (7.89%) WLAN
9 3 (7.89%) tcpdump
10 2 (5.26%) OpenVPN
10 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (5.26%) VLAN
11 1 (2.63%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.53%) Marketing
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Team Leader
3 6 (15.79%) Operations Team Leader
4 4 (10.53%) Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Software Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) XMPP
1 3 (7.89%) J2EE
2 1 (2.63%) Classic ASP
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
1 9 (23.68%) Firmware
2 4 (10.53%) Open Source
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.63%) Statistics
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) Windows
3 8 (21.05%) UNIX
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.26%) Solaris
5 2 (5.26%) CentOS
5 2 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (2.63%) Debian
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Network Management
2 9 (23.68%) Migration
2 9 (23.68%) TDD
2 9 (23.68%) Scrum
2 9 (23.68%) Refactoring
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 6 (15.79%) Information Security
4 6 (15.79%) OWASP
4 6 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (7.89%) Data Security
5 3 (7.89%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (7.89%) Security Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.26%) Network Design
6 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
1 9 (23.68%) Perl
2 8 (21.05%) Python
3 3 (7.89%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
1 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (36.84%) CCNA
3 9 (23.68%) CISSP
4 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (21.05%) MCSE
5 6 (15.79%) SSCP
5 6 (15.79%) CISM
6 3 (7.89%) CEH
6 3 (7.89%) GIAC
6 3 (7.89%) CCNP
6 3 (7.89%) OSCP
6 3 (7.89%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) PCI DSS
1 6 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
3 8 (21.05%) KVM
4 3 (7.89%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Puppet
1 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.26%) Nagios
3 2 (5.26%) Munin
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Red Hat
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.95%) VMware
4 9 (23.68%) NetApp
5 8 (21.05%) Hitachi
5 8 (21.05%) HP
5 8 (21.05%) Sun
6 5 (13.16%) Juniper
6 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.89%) SonicWALL
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
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