The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 127 100 112
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 10 41 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.41% 1.72% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.10% 8.89% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 39 32
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £31,400 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
476 461 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.50% 19.29% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 396 378 389
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
East of England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -17 7 £37,500 -8.53% 2
Peterborough -5 1 £18,500 -47.14%
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 31 (75.61%) Firewall
2 21 (51.22%) Windows
3 18 (43.90%) Linux
3 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
4 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
5 15 (36.59%) Red Hat
5 15 (36.59%) VMware
6 14 (34.15%) Degree
7 13 (31.71%) SAN
8 12 (29.27%) Perl
8 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
9 11 (26.83%) ITIL
9 11 (26.83%) LAN
9 11 (26.83%) NetApp
9 11 (26.83%) HP
10 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (24.39%) Firmware
10 10 (24.39%) WAN
10 10 (24.39%) Migration
10 10 (24.39%) Scrum
10 10 (24.39%) TDD
10 10 (24.39%) Network Management
10 10 (24.39%) Refactoring
10 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
10 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
11 9 (21.95%) Puppet
11 9 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (21.95%) KVM

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) IIS
2 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (75.61%) Firewall
2 13 (31.71%) SAN
3 11 (26.83%) LAN
4 10 (24.39%) WAN
5 8 (19.51%) SSL
6 7 (17.07%) DNS
7 6 (14.63%) Internet
7 6 (14.63%) DHCP
8 5 (12.20%) LDAP
8 5 (12.20%) NetScaler
9 4 (9.76%) IPsec
9 4 (9.76%) IP Telephony
9 4 (9.76%) SNMP
9 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
10 3 (7.32%) WLAN
10 3 (7.32%) Wireless
10 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
10 3 (7.32%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (7.32%) tcpdump
11 2 (4.88%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.76%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Administrator
2 8 (19.51%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Support Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Integration Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Software Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) IT Administrator
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.44%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.44%) .NET Programmer
9 1 (2.44%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) XMPP
2 2 (4.88%) J2EE
3 1 (2.44%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) SAML
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
1 10 (24.39%) Firmware
2 5 (12.20%) Thin Client
2 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
2 5 (12.20%) Fat Client
3 4 (9.76%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.88%) Open Source
4 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) IPTV
5 1 (2.44%) Statistics
5 1 (2.44%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Linux
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (14.63%) UNIX
6 4 (9.76%) CentOS
6 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (9.76%) Ubuntu
7 3 (7.32%) Debian
8 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.44%) Android
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Migration
2 10 (24.39%) Scrum
2 10 (24.39%) TDD
2 10 (24.39%) Refactoring
2 10 (24.39%) Network Management
3 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
4 8 (19.51%) DevOps
5 5 (12.20%) Change Control
6 3 (7.32%) Data Security
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.88%) Network Design
8 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Logistics
8 1 (2.44%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (2.44%) Information Security
8 1 (2.44%) Service Management
8 1 (2.44%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.44%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) Perl
1 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
2 9 (21.95%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) VBScript
4 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (14.63%) MCP
5 5 (12.20%) MCSE
5 5 (12.20%) CCNA
5 5 (12.20%) CCA
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (12.20%) CCIA
5 5 (12.20%) MCITP
6 4 (9.76%) CISSP
7 3 (7.32%) CCNP
8 1 (2.44%) MCSA
8 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.44%) SSCP
8 1 (2.44%) CISM
8 1 (2.44%) GIAC
8 1 (2.44%) MOS
8 1 (2.44%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (21.95%) KVM
4 5 (12.20%) XenApp
4 5 (12.20%) XenServer
4 5 (12.20%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.32%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.44%) NFS
6 1 (2.44%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Puppet
1 9 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.88%) Munin
3 2 (4.88%) Nagios
4 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.44%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) Red Hat
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) HP
3 11 (26.83%) NetApp
4 9 (21.95%) Sun
4 9 (21.95%) Hitachi
5 8 (19.51%) Cisco
6 6 (14.63%) Citrix
7 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
7 5 (12.20%) Wyse
8 3 (7.32%) SonicWALL
8 3 (7.32%) Juniper
9 2 (4.88%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.44%) Veeam
10 1 (2.44%) Symantec
10 1 (2.44%) Remedy
10 1 (2.44%) Apple
10 1 (2.44%) Nokia
10 1 (2.44%) Avaya
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