The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 110 100 114
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 21 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.95% 1.53% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.40% 6.50% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 25
Average salary £43,950 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.03% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £28,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £46,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
VPN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
477 508 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.48% 23.49% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 363 416 422
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Cambridgeshire region.

VPN Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

VPN
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -6 21 £43,950 -20.09%
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Firewall
3 19 (46.34%) VMware
3 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
4 18 (43.90%) LAN
5 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
6 16 (39.02%) WAN
6 16 (39.02%) VLAN
7 15 (36.59%) Wireless
8 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (26.83%) Degree
9 11 (26.83%) Cisco
10 10 (24.39%) ITIL
10 10 (24.39%) CCNP
10 10 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (21.95%) Linux
12 8 (19.51%) HP
12 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
12 8 (19.51%) SSL
12 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (19.51%) Riverbed
13 7 (17.07%) SolarWinds
13 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
13 7 (17.07%) DNS
14 6 (14.63%) Citrix
14 6 (14.63%) IIS
14 6 (14.63%) Lync
14 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (14.63%) WAN Optimisation
14 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) IIS
2 6 (14.63%) Lync
2 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) Firewall
2 18 (43.90%) LAN
3 16 (39.02%) WAN
3 16 (39.02%) VLAN
4 15 (36.59%) Wireless
5 8 (19.51%) SSL
6 7 (17.07%) DNS
7 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (12.20%) Ethernet
9 4 (9.76%) HTTP
9 4 (9.76%) DHCP
9 4 (9.76%) VoIP
9 4 (9.76%) Network Security
10 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (7.32%) SAN
10 3 (7.32%) MPLS
10 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
11 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (4.88%) NAS
12 1 (2.44%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Ant
General
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) IT Support
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Junior
6 4 (9.76%) Junior Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.88%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) PKI
2 3 (7.32%) Smartcard
2 3 (7.32%) Open Source
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Linux
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) UNIX
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Android
7 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.88%) Mac OS
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.44%) Solaris
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
3 6 (14.63%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (9.76%) Project Management
4 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security
5 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.32%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.32%) Network Management
6 2 (4.88%) Change Control
6 2 (4.88%) Test Planning
6 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (4.88%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.88%) Web Services Management
6 2 (4.88%) Change Management
6 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) C++
2 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Degree
2 10 (24.39%) CCNP
2 10 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.32%) SSCP
3 3 (7.32%) CISM
3 3 (7.32%) CISSP
3 3 (7.32%) MCP
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) VCP4
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) MCSA
5 1 (2.44%) MOS
5 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.32%) COBIT
1 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
2 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) Firmware
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.44%) XenApp
5 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.44%) MOM
2 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.44%) DameWare
2 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) VMware
2 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.83%) Cisco
4 8 (19.51%) HP
4 8 (19.51%) Riverbed
5 7 (17.07%) SolarWinds
6 6 (14.63%) Citrix
7 5 (12.20%) Imperva
7 5 (12.20%) 3PAR
7 5 (12.20%) WatchGuard
8 3 (7.32%) Dell
8 3 (7.32%) EMC
8 3 (7.32%) Mitel
9 2 (4.88%) Remedy
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle
9 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.88%) Juniper
10 1 (2.44%) Nokia
10 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.44%) Apple