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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 119 106 132
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.81% 1.35% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.94% 5.99% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 15
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £28,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
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
507 484 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.43% 22.45% 22.63%
Number of salaries quoted 383 352 486
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,650 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -2 12 £40,000 +33.33%
Huntingdon 0 4 £34,250 +14.16%
Peterborough -2 4 £40,000 +23.07%
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) Linux
3 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 15 (45.45%) Firewall
4 14 (42.42%) VMware
5 13 (39.39%) Degree
6 11 (33.33%) LAN
6 11 (33.33%) Cisco
7 10 (30.30%) WAN
7 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
8 8 (24.24%) DNS
8 8 (24.24%) Wireless
8 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
9 7 (21.21%) MCP
9 7 (21.21%) UNIX
9 7 (21.21%) VoIP
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (21.21%) Network Management
10 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
10 6 (18.18%) VLAN
11 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
11 5 (15.15%) DHCP
11 5 (15.15%) Citrix
11 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
11 5 (15.15%) Remedy
11 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
11 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (15.15%) Lync

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (15.15%) Lync
2 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) Firewall
2 11 (33.33%) LAN
3 10 (30.30%) WAN
4 8 (24.24%) DNS
4 8 (24.24%) Wireless
5 7 (21.21%) VoIP
6 6 (18.18%) VLAN
7 5 (15.15%) DHCP
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (6.06%) NAS
9 2 (6.06%) SSL
9 2 (6.06%) HTTP
10 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.03%) SAN
10 1 (3.03%) FTP
10 1 (3.03%) WLAN
10 1 (3.03%) Network Security
10 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
10 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) IT Support
3 5 (15.15%) Junior Architect
3 5 (15.15%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Junior
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
3 4 (12.12%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (12.12%) IPTV
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (6.06%) Smartcard
5 2 (6.06%) PKI
6 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
4 7 (21.21%) UNIX
5 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.09%) Android
8 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Network Management
2 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Scrum
3 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
3 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.12%) Refactoring
3 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.12%) User Stories
3 4 (12.12%) Line Management
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.06%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.21%) MCP
3 4 (12.12%) MCSE
3 4 (12.12%) MCSA
3 4 (12.12%) A+ Certification
3 4 (12.12%) MOS
4 3 (9.09%) CCNP
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) Firmware
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (12.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (9.09%) SCOrch
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (3.03%) DameWare
4 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) VMware
3 11 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
4 5 (15.15%) Remedy
5 4 (12.12%) Symantec
5 4 (12.12%) Nokia
5 4 (12.12%) Apple
6 3 (9.09%) Dell
7 2 (6.06%) EMC
7 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.03%) Sophos
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (3.03%) HP