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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 92 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 24 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.59% 1.12% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.82% 4.79% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 19
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
307 376 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.30% 23.33% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 223 281 260
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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 5 February 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (51.43%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) TCP/IP
3 16 (45.71%) Firewall
4 15 (42.86%) VMware
4 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 13 (37.14%) Cisco
5 13 (37.14%) WAN
6 12 (34.29%) Linux
7 11 (31.43%) LAN
7 11 (31.43%) SSL
7 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
8 10 (28.57%) Juniper
9 9 (25.71%) Finance
10 8 (22.86%) Internet
10 8 (22.86%) Nagios
10 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (20.00%) MCSE
11 7 (20.00%) IIS
11 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
12 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (17.14%) Veeam
12 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (17.14%) SNMP
12 6 (17.14%) HTTPS
12 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
12 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
12 6 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (17.14%) F5

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) TCP/IP
2 16 (45.71%) Firewall
3 13 (37.14%) WAN
4 11 (31.43%) LAN
4 11 (31.43%) SSL
5 8 (22.86%) Internet
6 6 (17.14%) HTTPS
6 6 (17.14%) SNMP
7 5 (14.29%) OSPF
7 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (11.43%) MPLS
8 4 (11.43%) Wireless
9 3 (8.57%) DNS
10 2 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (5.71%) HTTP
10 2 (5.71%) Network Security
10 2 (5.71%) RS-232
10 2 (5.71%) RS-485
10 2 (5.71%) VLAN
10 2 (5.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Network Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Administrator
2 11 (31.43%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Junior
3 5 (14.29%) Junior Network Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Support
4 3 (8.57%) Project Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) PMI
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Linux
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.57%) CentOS
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
3 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Logistics
3 5 (14.29%) Online Marketing
3 5 (14.29%) Open Source
4 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.57%) High Availability
5 3 (8.57%) Network Management
5 3 (8.57%) Presales
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.57%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) Lua
5 1 (2.86%) VB
5 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) MCSE
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) CCIE
4 3 (8.57%) CCNA
4 3 (8.57%) CCNP
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) COBIT
1 1 (2.86%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) pfSense
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) vSphere
4 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.86%) Xen
5 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Nagios
2 5 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 5 (14.29%) Cacti
2 5 (14.29%) RANCID
2 5 (14.29%) SmokePing
3 3 (8.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 13 (37.14%) Cisco
3 10 (28.57%) Juniper
4 6 (17.14%) F5
4 6 (17.14%) Splunk
4 6 (17.14%) Veeam
5 5 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 5 (14.29%) Sun
6 4 (11.43%) HP
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.71%) Citrix
8 2 (5.71%) NetApp
8 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.86%) Aruba
9 1 (2.86%) Avaya
9 1 (2.86%) Brocade
9 1 (2.86%) Dell
9 1 (2.86%) Nortel
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