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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 98 93 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.98% 1.20% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 5.07% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 5
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +5.63%
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
368 335 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.55% 23.61% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 273 258 318
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (54.17%) Windows
1 13 (54.17%) Firewall
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) Degree
4 10 (41.67%) VLAN
5 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 8 (33.33%) Cisco
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) LAN
6 7 (29.17%) CCNP
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (25.00%) VoIP
7 6 (25.00%) ITIL
7 6 (25.00%) MCP
7 6 (25.00%) UNIX
7 6 (25.00%) WAN
7 6 (25.00%) Wireless
7 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (20.83%) Riverbed
8 5 (20.83%) Network Management
8 5 (20.83%) Lync
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) DNS
8 5 (20.83%) SSL
9 4 (16.67%) Remedy
9 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (20.83%) Lync
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) Firewall
2 10 (41.67%) VLAN
3 8 (33.33%) LAN
4 6 (25.00%) VoIP
4 6 (25.00%) WAN
4 6 (25.00%) Wireless
5 5 (20.83%) DNS
5 5 (20.83%) SSL
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (12.50%) DHCP
7 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (8.33%) HTTP
7 2 (8.33%) Network Security
8 1 (4.17%) HSRP
8 1 (4.17%) SSH
8 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.17%) IPsec
8 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) IT Support
4 4 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Open Source
2 3 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.33%) Smartcard
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) UNIX
3 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Android
5 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Network Management
3 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
5 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Line Management
5 2 (8.33%) User Stories
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) CCNP
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (25.00%) MCP
4 3 (12.50%) MOS
4 3 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 3 (12.50%) MCSE
4 3 (12.50%) MCSA
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (12.50%) SCOrch
1 3 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Riverbed
4 4 (16.67%) Remedy
4 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 3 (12.50%) Nokia
5 3 (12.50%) Apple
5 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.50%) Dell
5 3 (12.50%) Symantec
6 2 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) WatchGuard
6 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 2 (8.33%) Imperva
7 1 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) Mitel
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) Juniper
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: Excellent base & package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: Excellent base & package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harris Global
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago