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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 91 111 94
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.07% 0.55% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.55% 2.30% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 18
Average salary £42,500 £46,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +26.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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
229 434 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.28% 23.69% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 209 330 303
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 30 (68.18%) WAN
2 28 (63.64%) LAN
3 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
3 21 (47.73%) Firewall
4 18 (40.91%) Windows
5 17 (38.64%) TCP/IP
5 17 (38.64%) Data Centre
6 15 (34.09%) Wireless
6 15 (34.09%) CheckPoint
7 13 (29.55%) OSPF
7 13 (29.55%) BGP
8 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (25.00%) HSRP
9 11 (25.00%) Publishing
9 11 (25.00%) Marketing
9 11 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (25.00%) VRRP
9 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 11 (25.00%) CCNP
9 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (25.00%) WLAN
10 10 (22.73%) VLAN
10 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
11 9 (20.45%) Juniper
12 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (18.18%) Cisco
12 8 (18.18%) Linux
12 8 (18.18%) Riverbed
12 8 (18.18%) Office 365
12 8 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (4.55%) Lync
1 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (68.18%) WAN
2 28 (63.64%) LAN
3 21 (47.73%) Firewall
4 17 (38.64%) TCP/IP
5 15 (34.09%) Wireless
6 13 (29.55%) OSPF
6 13 (29.55%) BGP
7 11 (25.00%) WLAN
7 11 (25.00%) VRRP
7 11 (25.00%) HSRP
8 10 (22.73%) VLAN
9 8 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (11.36%) DNS
10 5 (11.36%) DHCP
11 4 (9.09%) MPLS
11 4 (9.09%) NetScaler
12 3 (6.82%) SAN
13 2 (4.55%) SNMP
13 2 (4.55%) VoIP
13 2 (4.55%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
General
1 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 11 (25.00%) Publishing
1 11 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (13.64%) Administrator
2 6 (13.64%) Network Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.82%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Data Centre
2 11 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (18.18%) Linux
5 6 (13.64%) UNIX
6 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.09%) Solaris
7 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) Load Balancing
1 6 (13.64%) WAN Optimisation
2 5 (11.36%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
3 4 (9.09%) SDLC
4 3 (6.82%) User Stories
4 3 (6.82%) DevOps
5 2 (4.55%) Communications Security
5 2 (4.55%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.55%) Network Management
5 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (2.27%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.27%) Information Security
6 1 (2.27%) CRM
6 1 (2.27%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) SIEM
6 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) CCNP
1 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.82%) CCNA
3 2 (4.55%) MCP
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (2.27%) SSCP
4 1 (2.27%) CISM
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
1 2 (4.55%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.09%) XenServer
3 4 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) CheckPoint
2 9 (20.45%) Juniper
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco
3 8 (18.18%) Riverbed
4 7 (15.91%) VMware
5 6 (13.64%) SolarWinds
6 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
7 4 (9.09%) Citrix
7 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.82%) Dell
9 2 (4.55%) EMC
9 2 (4.55%) HP
10 1 (2.27%) Oracle
10 1 (2.27%) Foundry
10 1 (2.27%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (2.27%) Brocade
10 1 (2.27%) Veeam
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The One Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Cambridge University Press
Salary: £Competitive with benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago