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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 137 166 164
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 211 177 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.85% 1.49% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 9.93% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 179 167 195
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
1942 1783 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.05% 15.06% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1583 2090
Average salary £50,000 £50,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +2.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in the City of London

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 214 (53.63%) Cisco
2 201 (50.38%) Windows
2 201 (50.38%) Firewall
3 157 (39.35%) WAN
4 147 (36.84%) LAN
5 128 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
6 127 (31.83%) Active Directory
7 112 (28.07%) Microsoft
8 111 (27.82%) DNS
9 109 (27.32%) Finance
10 99 (24.81%) Cisco ASA
11 98 (24.56%) MPLS
12 92 (23.06%) TCP/IP
13 91 (22.81%) DHCP
13 91 (22.81%) CCNP
13 91 (22.81%) Wireless
14 83 (20.80%) ITIL
15 79 (19.80%) Juniper
16 75 (18.80%) VoIP
17 74 (18.55%) MS Exchange
18 73 (18.30%) VLAN
19 69 (17.29%) BGP
20 68 (17.04%) Linux
20 68 (17.04%) OSPF
21 65 (16.29%) MS Excel
21 65 (16.29%) VMware
22 64 (16.04%) MS Office
22 64 (16.04%) Windows 7
23 62 (15.54%) CheckPoint
24 60 (15.04%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 74 (18.55%) MS Exchange
2 30 (7.52%) Lync
3 26 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (6.27%) IIS
5 22 (5.51%) SharePoint
6 21 (5.26%) Tomcat
7 19 (4.76%) Apache
8 14 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (1.00%) WorkSite
13 4 (1.00%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.50%) Confluence
15 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.25%) nginx
Applications
1 65 (16.29%) MS Excel
2 64 (16.04%) MS Office
3 6 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.00%) MS Project
4 4 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.75%) SmartSuite
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.26%) SaaS
2 11 (2.76%) Office 365
3 10 (2.51%) PaaS
4 7 (1.75%) IaaS
4 7 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 201 (50.38%) Firewall
2 157 (39.35%) WAN
3 147 (36.84%) LAN
4 111 (27.82%) DNS
5 99 (24.81%) Cisco ASA
6 98 (24.56%) MPLS
7 92 (23.06%) TCP/IP
8 91 (22.81%) DHCP
8 91 (22.81%) Wireless
9 75 (18.80%) VoIP
10 73 (18.30%) VLAN
11 69 (17.29%) BGP
12 68 (17.04%) OSPF
13 60 (15.04%) Network Security
14 57 (14.29%) EIGRP
15 50 (12.53%) IPsec
16 49 (12.28%) SSL
17 47 (11.78%) HSRP
18 45 (11.28%) Internet
19 43 (10.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.77%) MySQL
3 10 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (1.75%) Big Data
6 6 (1.50%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.75%) SQLite
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.25%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.25%) TeamCity
2 4 (1.00%) JIRA
2 4 (1.00%) Mercurial
3 3 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.25%) CruiseControl
General
1 109 (27.32%) Finance
2 29 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.26%) Banking
3 21 (5.26%) Advertising
4 17 (4.26%) Marketing
4 17 (4.26%) Law
5 10 (2.51%) Legal
6 8 (2.01%) Back Office
6 8 (2.01%) Retail
7 4 (1.00%) Publishing
8 3 (0.75%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.75%) Electronics
8 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 105 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 101 (25.31%) Analyst
3 44 (11.03%) Support Analyst
4 43 (10.78%) Senior Network Engineer
5 36 (9.02%) Security Engineer
6 32 (8.02%) Network Security Engineer
7 29 (7.27%) Support Engineer
7 29 (7.27%) IT Support
8 27 (6.77%) Architect
9 23 (5.76%) Security Analyst
10 21 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
11 20 (5.01%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 19 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
12 19 (4.76%) Network Analyst
12 19 (4.76%) Administrator
13 17 (4.26%) Team Leader
14 16 (4.01%) Systems Administrator
15 15 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 15 (3.76%) Senior Analyst
15 15 (3.76%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.02%) Web Services
2 18 (4.51%) XML
3 14 (3.51%) .NET
4 9 (2.26%) J2EE
5 7 (1.75%) JSON
6 6 (1.50%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (1.25%) SAML
8 4 (1.00%) LAMP
8 4 (1.00%) OAuth
9 3 (0.75%) REST
9 3 (0.75%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.75%) YAML
10 2 (0.50%) COM
10 2 (0.50%) CSS
11 1 (0.25%) Middleware
11 1 (0.25%) ODBC
11 1 (0.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 28 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 17 (4.26%) iPad
6 15 (3.76%) iPhone
7 12 (3.01%) Replication
8 10 (2.51%) SecurID
8 10 (2.51%) PKI
9 9 (2.26%) Open Source
10 7 (1.75%) Statistics
10 7 (1.75%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.75%) Clustering
11 6 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.00%) IVR
12 4 (1.00%) PDA
12 4 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.00%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.00%) Augmented Reality
12 4 (1.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 201 (50.38%) Windows
2 68 (17.04%) Linux
3 64 (16.04%) Windows 7
4 57 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (11.53%) UNIX
6 41 (10.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (9.77%) Windows XP
8 18 (4.51%) Android
8 18 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (4.26%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.76%) CentOS
11 8 (2.01%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.50%) Solaris
13 5 (1.25%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.25%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.75%) AIX
16 2 (0.50%) Debian
16 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (20.80%) ITIL
2 41 (10.28%) Load Balancing
3 35 (8.77%) Network Management
3 35 (8.77%) Kalman Filter
4 31 (7.77%) Information Security
5 29 (7.27%) Project Management
6 18 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (4.26%) Identity Management
7 17 (4.26%) Network Design
8 16 (4.01%) TOGAF
8 16 (4.01%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (3.51%) Data Security
9 14 (3.51%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (3.26%) Migration
11 11 (2.76%) Risk Management
11 11 (2.76%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (2.76%) Configuration Management
11 11 (2.76%) Change Control
12 10 (2.51%) Change Management
12 10 (2.51%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.02%) SQL
2 20 (5.01%) Java
3 19 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 11 (2.76%) Bash Shell
5 9 (2.26%) Perl
6 8 (2.01%) PHP
6 8 (2.01%) C
7 7 (1.75%) Python
8 6 (1.50%) C++
9 4 (1.00%) Ruby
10 2 (0.50%) VBA
11 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 128 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (22.81%) CCNP
3 54 (13.53%) Degree
4 39 (9.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (7.77%) CCNA
6 28 (7.02%) MCSE
7 26 (6.52%) CISSP
8 23 (5.76%) MCITP
9 20 (5.01%) CCSP
10 19 (4.76%) CCIP
11 16 (4.01%) MCSA
12 15 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (3.51%) MCP
13 14 (3.51%) Security Cleared
14 13 (3.26%) CCIE
15 10 (2.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (2.26%) CCSA
17 8 (2.01%) CCSE
18 7 (1.75%) MCTS
18 7 (1.75%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.51%) SLA
2 15 (3.76%) QA
3 6 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.00%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.75%) COBIT
6 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 127 (31.83%) Active Directory
2 36 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.76%) vSphere
4 14 (3.51%) XenApp
5 10 (2.51%) VMware ESX
6 9 (2.26%) DFS Replication
7 8 (2.01%) XenServer
8 7 (1.75%) Xen
9 6 (1.50%) Hyper-V
9 6 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.00%) VirtualBox
10 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.00%) NFS
11 3 (0.75%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.75%) OpenSSH
12 2 (0.50%) Squid
12 2 (0.50%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (3.51%) Nagios
1 14 (3.51%) SCCM
2 13 (3.26%) Oracle Identity Management
3 11 (2.76%) SCOM
3 11 (2.76%) Cacti
4 8 (2.01%) WSUS
4 8 (2.01%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (2.01%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.75%) Nessus
5 7 (1.75%) Puppet
6 6 (1.50%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.25%) XenMobile
8 4 (1.00%) SmokePing
9 3 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.75%) OpenView
9 3 (0.75%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.75%) Control-M
10 2 (0.50%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.50%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 214 (53.63%) Cisco
2 112 (28.07%) Microsoft
3 79 (19.80%) Juniper
4 65 (16.29%) VMware
5 62 (15.54%) CheckPoint
6 59 (14.79%) Citrix
7 41 (10.28%) F5
8 40 (10.03%) SolarWinds
9 39 (9.77%) HP
10 37 (9.27%) Oracle
11 34 (8.52%) Aruba
12 24 (6.02%) Symantec
13 20 (5.01%) Sun
14 18 (4.51%) Dell
15 17 (4.26%) Apple
15 17 (4.26%) Brocade
16 16 (4.01%) Avaya
17 15 (3.76%) Riverbed
18 11 (2.76%) IronPort
18 11 (2.76%) Red Hat
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25844 per annum + plus £1,966 London Weighting allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + £2,400 out of hours + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Linedata Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent pension + Healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + 7K On Call + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago