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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 132 100 112
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 40 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.45% 1.68% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 8.39% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 38 32
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,850 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
476 477 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.43% 20.03% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 393 390 382
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 £27,500
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 28 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 28 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 -13 8 £39,250 -4.26% 1
Peterborough -9 1 £18,500 -47.14%
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 32 (78.05%) 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%) VMware
5 15 (36.59%) Degree
6 14 (34.15%) Red Hat
7 13 (31.71%) SAN
8 12 (29.27%) Perl
8 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
9 11 (26.83%) Network Management
9 11 (26.83%) Refactoring
9 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
9 11 (26.83%) Migration
9 11 (26.83%) Scrum
9 11 (26.83%) ITIL
9 11 (26.83%) LAN
9 11 (26.83%) HP
9 11 (26.83%) NetApp
9 11 (26.83%) Firmware
10 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (24.39%) WAN
10 10 (24.39%) TDD
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 28 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%) SharePoint
2 6 (14.63%) IIS
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 32 (78.05%) 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%) NetScaler
8 5 (12.20%) LDAP
9 4 (9.76%) SNMP
9 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
9 4 (9.76%) IP Telephony
9 4 (9.76%) IPsec
10 3 (7.32%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (7.32%) tcpdump
10 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
10 3 (7.32%) Wireless
10 3 (7.32%) WLAN
11 2 (4.88%) VoIP
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%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
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%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) IT Administrator
8 2 (4.88%) Support Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Wintel Administrator
9 1 (2.44%) Wintel Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Junior Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Operations Team Leader
9 1 (2.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) XMPP
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) Classic ASP
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
1 11 (26.83%) Firmware
2 5 (12.20%) Fat Client
2 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
2 5 (12.20%) Thin Client
3 4 (9.76%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.88%) IPTV
4 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Open Source
5 1 (2.44%) Statistics
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
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%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.44%) Android
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Network Management
1 11 (26.83%) Refactoring
1 11 (26.83%) Migration
1 11 (26.83%) Scrum
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) TDD
3 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
4 8 (19.51%) DevOps
5 5 (12.20%) Change Control
6 3 (7.32%) Data Security
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.88%) Network Design
7 2 (4.88%) User Stories
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.44%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) Perl
1 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
2 9 (21.95%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) VBScript
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (14.63%) MCP
5 5 (12.20%) CCIA
5 5 (12.20%) MCITP
5 5 (12.20%) MCSE
5 5 (12.20%) CCA
5 5 (12.20%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (12.20%) CCNA
6 4 (9.76%) CISSP
7 3 (7.32%) CCNP
8 1 (2.44%) GIAC
8 1 (2.44%) CISM
8 1 (2.44%) SSCP
8 1 (2.44%) MOS
8 1 (2.44%) CEH
8 1 (2.44%) MCSA
8 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
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%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Puppet
1 9 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.88%) Nagios
3 2 (4.88%) Munin
4 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 14 (34.15%) Red Hat
4 11 (26.83%) HP
4 11 (26.83%) NetApp
5 9 (21.95%) Hitachi
5 9 (21.95%) Sun
6 8 (19.51%) Cisco
7 6 (14.63%) Citrix
8 5 (12.20%) Wyse
8 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
9 3 (7.32%) SonicWALL
9 3 (7.32%) Juniper
10 2 (4.88%) ProCurve
11 1 (2.44%) Veeam
11 1 (2.44%) Symantec
11 1 (2.44%) Remedy
11 1 (2.44%) Nokia
11 1 (2.44%) Apple
11 1 (2.44%) Avaya
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