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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 147 187 150
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -37
Permanent jobs citing VPN 163 178 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 1.40% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.90% 9.02% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 151 167 192
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,400 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £61,000 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £34,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -6.84%
VPN
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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1646 1973 2081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.19% 15.51% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1669 1850
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VPN
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

VPN Salary Trend in the City of London

VPN
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in the City of London

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 277 (60.75%) Firewall
2 253 (55.48%) Cisco
3 207 (45.39%) Windows
4 204 (44.74%) WAN
5 180 (39.47%) LAN
6 152 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 149 (32.68%) Cisco Certification
8 144 (31.58%) Finance
9 131 (28.73%) BGP
10 124 (27.19%) Active Directory
11 119 (26.10%) OSPF
12 116 (25.44%) MPLS
13 115 (25.22%) TCP/IP
14 106 (23.25%) VMware
15 104 (22.81%) Wireless
16 102 (22.37%) Data Centre
17 101 (22.15%) Linux
18 98 (21.49%) Juniper
19 97 (21.27%) DNS
19 97 (21.27%) Network Security
20 96 (21.05%) ITIL
21 92 (20.18%) CCNP
22 91 (19.96%) SSL
22 91 (19.96%) Citrix
23 90 (19.74%) EIGRP
24 89 (19.52%) VoIP
25 86 (18.86%) CCNA
26 83 (18.20%) Cisco ASA
27 82 (17.98%) MS Exchange
28 81 (17.76%) CheckPoint

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 82 (17.98%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.48%) IIS
3 22 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 21 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (4.17%) Apache
6 18 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (3.51%) Lync
8 15 (3.29%) SharePoint
9 12 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.97%) IBM Notes
11 8 (1.75%) nginx
12 6 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.66%) WorkSite
14 3 (0.66%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.22%) Site Server
15 1 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 73 (16.01%) MS Office
2 71 (15.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.44%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 8 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.66%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.63%) Office 365
3 11 (2.41%) IaaS
3 11 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.97%) SaaS
5 6 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.32%) Route 53
6 5 (1.10%) PaaS
7 3 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.44%) Datadog
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.22%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 277 (60.75%) Firewall
2 204 (44.74%) WAN
3 180 (39.47%) LAN
4 131 (28.73%) BGP
5 119 (26.10%) OSPF
6 116 (25.44%) MPLS
7 115 (25.22%) TCP/IP
8 104 (22.81%) Wireless
9 97 (21.27%) Network Security
9 97 (21.27%) DNS
10 91 (19.96%) SSL
11 90 (19.74%) EIGRP
12 89 (19.52%) VoIP
13 83 (18.20%) Cisco ASA
14 71 (15.57%) VLAN
14 71 (15.57%) Internet
15 67 (14.69%) Cisco IOS
16 66 (14.47%) IPsec
16 66 (14.47%) DHCP
17 65 (14.25%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.82%) MySQL
3 7 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.32%) MariaDB
4 6 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.10%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.88%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.88%) Subversion
4 2 (0.44%) Xcode
5 1 (0.22%) JIRA
5 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.22%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.22%) Hudson
General
1 144 (31.58%) Finance
2 39 (8.55%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.36%) Advertising
4 25 (5.48%) Banking
5 20 (4.39%) Retail
6 17 (3.73%) Marketing
7 16 (3.51%) Financial Institution
8 15 (3.29%) Law
9 14 (3.07%) Legal
10 8 (1.75%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.75%) Electronics
11 7 (1.54%) Back Office
12 6 (1.32%) Investment Banking
13 5 (1.10%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.66%) Front Office
15 1 (0.22%) French Language
15 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 126 (27.63%) Network Engineer
2 70 (15.35%) Analyst
3 45 (9.87%) Consultant
4 40 (8.77%) Senior Network Engineer
5 38 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 33 (7.24%) Security Engineer
7 28 (6.14%) Support Engineer
8 25 (5.48%) Network Security Engineer
9 24 (5.26%) IT Support
10 23 (5.04%) Network Manager
10 23 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
11 21 (4.61%) Sales Consultant
11 21 (4.61%) Architect
11 21 (4.61%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 19 (4.17%) Service Analyst
12 19 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
13 18 (3.95%) Support Specialist
14 16 (3.51%) Technical Support
15 15 (3.29%) Desktop Support
16 14 (3.07%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.51%) Web Services
2 10 (2.19%) XMPP
3 6 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (1.32%) SOAP
4 4 (0.88%) .NET
4 4 (0.88%) XML
5 3 (0.66%) Symfony
5 3 (0.66%) REST
5 3 (0.66%) Doctrine
6 2 (0.44%) Cocoa
6 2 (0.44%) Play Framework
6 2 (0.44%) CSS
7 1 (0.22%) HTML
7 1 (0.22%) WAP
7 1 (0.22%) LAMP
7 1 (0.22%) jQuery
7 1 (0.22%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.22%) Java EE
7 1 (0.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 102 (22.37%) Data Centre
2 43 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 32 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (6.36%) Video Conferencing
5 25 (5.48%) Client/Server
6 23 (5.04%) Computer Science
7 21 (4.61%) Blackberry
7 21 (4.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 18 (3.95%) Hedge funds
9 17 (3.73%) CMDB
10 15 (3.29%) EPoS
10 15 (3.29%) Replication
11 14 (3.07%) Clustering
11 14 (3.07%) Mathematics
12 10 (2.19%) Equities
13 9 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (1.75%) DTV
14 8 (1.75%) Handset
14 8 (1.75%) Derivative
15 7 (1.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 207 (45.39%) Windows
2 101 (22.15%) Linux
3 61 (13.38%) Windows 7
4 47 (10.31%) Windows XP
5 43 (9.43%) UNIX
6 36 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (5.70%) Windows Vista
9 25 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (4.82%) Windows 8
10 22 (4.82%) Apple iOS
11 18 (3.95%) CentOS
11 18 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (2.63%) Debian
13 7 (1.54%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.54%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.32%) Solaris
14 6 (1.32%) Android
14 6 (1.32%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.10%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (21.05%) ITIL
2 69 (15.13%) Load Balancing
3 50 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 47 (10.31%) Project Management
5 35 (7.68%) Information Security
6 29 (6.36%) Kalman Filter
7 27 (5.92%) Problem Management
7 27 (5.92%) Time Management
8 26 (5.70%) Network Design
9 23 (5.04%) Migration
9 23 (5.04%) Network Management
10 20 (4.39%) Business Continuity
10 20 (4.39%) Service Delivery
11 18 (3.95%) Service Management
11 18 (3.95%) ITSM
12 16 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
13 15 (3.29%) DDoS Mitigation
13 15 (3.29%) Low Latency
13 15 (3.29%) Performance Management
14 14 (3.07%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 37 (8.11%) SQL
2 20 (4.39%) Python
3 15 (3.29%) Perl
3 15 (3.29%) Bash Shell
4 13 (2.85%) PowerShell
5 12 (2.63%) PHP
6 7 (1.54%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.32%) Ruby
8 4 (0.88%) C
8 4 (0.88%) C#
8 4 (0.88%) Java
9 3 (0.66%) VBA
9 3 (0.66%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.66%) Tcl
10 2 (0.44%) Scala
10 2 (0.44%) VBScript
10 2 (0.44%) VB
11 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 149 (32.68%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (20.18%) CCNP
3 86 (18.86%) CCNA
4 67 (14.69%) Degree
5 51 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (8.55%) MCSE
7 27 (5.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (5.70%) CISSP
9 23 (5.04%) MCP
9 23 (5.04%) CCIE
10 22 (4.82%) Citrix Certification
10 22 (4.82%) JNCIA
11 21 (4.61%) CCA
12 20 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (3.51%) CCSA
14 11 (2.41%) MCSA
15 9 (1.97%) MCDST
16 8 (1.75%) MCITP
17 7 (1.54%) CISM
17 7 (1.54%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (13.16%) SLA
2 20 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.63%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.54%) COBIT
4 7 (1.54%) QA
5 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 124 (27.19%) Active Directory
2 78 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.46%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.04%) XenApp
5 20 (4.39%) Terminal Services
6 16 (3.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 10 (2.19%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.97%) iptables
9 8 (1.75%) KVM
9 8 (1.75%) Xen
10 7 (1.54%) vSphere
10 7 (1.54%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.10%) ProxySG
12 4 (0.88%) XenServer
12 4 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.66%) vCloud
13 3 (0.66%) Snort
14 2 (0.44%) Samba
14 2 (0.44%) Postfix
14 2 (0.44%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 17 (3.73%) OPNET
2 15 (3.29%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
4 11 (2.41%) Puppet
5 10 (2.19%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (1.97%) Nagios
7 8 (1.75%) Cisco LMS
8 6 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.32%) SCCM
9 5 (1.10%) ZABBIX
9 5 (1.10%) Graphite
10 4 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (0.88%) Nessus
10 4 (0.88%) Cisco IPCC
11 3 (0.66%) OSSEC
11 3 (0.66%) WSUS
11 3 (0.66%) Capistrano
11 3 (0.66%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.66%) SELinux
Vendors
1 253 (55.48%) Cisco
2 152 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 106 (23.25%) VMware
4 98 (21.49%) Juniper
5 91 (19.96%) Citrix
6 81 (17.76%) CheckPoint
7 57 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 55 (12.06%) F5
9 43 (9.43%) HP
10 29 (6.36%) Riverbed
11 28 (6.14%) Avaya
12 27 (5.92%) Apple
13 21 (4.61%) Symantec
14 19 (4.17%) Red Hat
14 19 (4.17%) Aruba
15 16 (3.51%) Fortinet
16 12 (2.63%) Oracle
17 10 (2.19%) McAfee
17 10 (2.19%) Meraki
18 9 (1.97%) Lotus
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
HP Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + Discretionary Bonus. Pension. Seas
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + health, bonus, pension, shares
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus, shares, health, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 55K to 65K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Contributory pension, private health
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago