The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 23 37 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.32% 0.51% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 9.09% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £56,000 £50,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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London

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

Communications & Networking Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 11 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.42% 5.58% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 79
Average salary £56,000 £58,750 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.68% -18.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £50,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

VPN
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

VPN Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Avaya
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
3 3 (60.00%) Lync
3 3 (60.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (40.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Security
4 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Cacti

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (60.00%) HSRP
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) TACACS
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) SNMP
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (40.00%) SecurID
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Security
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) OpenView
1 2 (40.00%) Cacti
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft