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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 154 159 162
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 195 186 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.61% 1.53% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 9.84% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 173 166 174
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
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
2015 1890 2164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.67% 15.59% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1699 1673 1933
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
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 19 August 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 19 August 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.

1 199 (54.22%) Cisco
2 188 (51.23%) Windows
3 175 (47.68%) Firewall
4 149 (40.60%) WAN
5 142 (38.69%) LAN
6 118 (32.15%) Cisco Certification
7 113 (30.79%) DNS
8 106 (28.88%) Active Directory
9 104 (28.34%) Microsoft
10 98 (26.70%) MPLS
11 94 (25.61%) TCP/IP
12 87 (23.71%) Finance
12 87 (23.71%) Cisco ASA
13 84 (22.89%) ITIL
14 81 (22.07%) CCNP
15 79 (21.53%) DHCP
16 71 (19.35%) Wireless
17 66 (17.98%) Linux
18 65 (17.71%) VLAN
19 64 (17.44%) VoIP
19 64 (17.44%) MS Exchange
20 61 (16.62%) MS Excel
21 60 (16.35%) Juniper
22 59 (16.08%) BGP
23 58 (15.80%) Windows 7
24 54 (14.71%) Network Security
25 53 (14.44%) CheckPoint
26 52 (14.17%) UNIX
26 52 (14.17%) OSPF
26 52 (14.17%) EIGRP

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 64 (17.44%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (6.54%) Lync
4 19 (5.18%) Apache
4 19 (5.18%) Tomcat
5 17 (4.63%) IIS
6 13 (3.54%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.82%) nginx
12 2 (0.54%) Jetty
12 2 (0.54%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.54%) Confluence
13 1 (0.27%) WorkSite
Applications
1 61 (16.62%) MS Excel
2 49 (13.35%) MS Office
3 6 (1.63%) MS Project
4 4 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.54%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.81%) SaaS
2 13 (3.54%) Office 365
3 10 (2.72%) PaaS
4 7 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.91%) IaaS
5 6 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 175 (47.68%) Firewall
2 149 (40.60%) WAN
3 142 (38.69%) LAN
4 113 (30.79%) DNS
5 98 (26.70%) MPLS
6 94 (25.61%) TCP/IP
7 87 (23.71%) Cisco ASA
8 79 (21.53%) DHCP
9 71 (19.35%) Wireless
10 65 (17.71%) VLAN
11 64 (17.44%) VoIP
12 59 (16.08%) BGP
13 54 (14.71%) Network Security
14 52 (14.17%) OSPF
14 52 (14.17%) EIGRP
15 50 (13.62%) IPsec
16 48 (13.08%) Internet
16 48 (13.08%) SSL
17 45 (12.26%) SAN
18 43 (11.72%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.54%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.54%) MySQL
3 8 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.82%) SQLite
7 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.27%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.27%) Big Data
8 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.09%) JIRA
1 4 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (0.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.54%) Subversion
3 2 (0.54%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.27%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 87 (23.71%) Finance
2 30 (8.17%) Telecoms
3 26 (7.08%) Advertising
4 21 (5.72%) Banking
5 16 (4.36%) Law
6 15 (4.09%) Marketing
7 12 (3.27%) Legal
8 8 (2.18%) Retail
9 6 (1.63%) Back Office
10 5 (1.36%) Publishing
11 3 (0.82%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.82%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.82%) Electronics
11 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.54%) French Language
13 1 (0.27%) German Language
13 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 89 (24.25%) Network Engineer
2 86 (23.43%) Analyst
3 40 (10.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 32 (8.72%) Security Engineer
5 31 (8.45%) Support Analyst
6 28 (7.63%) Architect
6 28 (7.63%) Network Security Engineer
7 24 (6.54%) Support Engineer
8 23 (6.27%) IT Support
9 21 (5.72%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 21 (5.72%) Senior Security Engineer
10 19 (5.18%) Administrator
11 18 (4.90%) Security Analyst
12 17 (4.63%) Lead Network Engineer
12 17 (4.63%) IT Security Analyst
13 16 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
14 15 (4.09%) Network Analyst
15 14 (3.81%) Desktop Support
16 12 (3.27%) Service Desk Analyst
16 12 (3.27%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.72%) Web Services
2 16 (4.36%) XML
3 14 (3.81%) .NET
4 9 (2.45%) J2EE
5 6 (1.63%) JSON
6 4 (1.09%) LAMP
6 4 (1.09%) SAML
6 4 (1.09%) YAML
7 3 (0.82%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.82%) OAuth
8 2 (0.54%) REST
8 2 (0.54%) COM
8 2 (0.54%) CSS
8 2 (0.54%) Java EE
8 2 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.27%) HTML
9 1 (0.27%) ODBC
9 1 (0.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.17%) Computer Science
2 29 (7.90%) Blackberry
3 15 (4.09%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.00%) Open Source
4 11 (3.00%) Replication
5 9 (2.45%) iPhone
6 8 (2.18%) SecurID
6 8 (2.18%) iPad
7 7 (1.91%) PKI
7 7 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.91%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.63%) Statistics
9 4 (1.09%) Clustering
9 4 (1.09%) PDA
9 4 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.09%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (0.82%) DTV
10 3 (0.82%) IVR
11 2 (0.54%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.54%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 188 (51.23%) Windows
2 66 (17.98%) Linux
3 58 (15.80%) Windows 7
4 52 (14.17%) UNIX
5 51 (13.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (7.63%) Windows XP
8 15 (4.09%) Windows 8
8 15 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (3.81%) CentOS
10 11 (3.00%) Android
11 7 (1.91%) Debian
12 6 (1.63%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.63%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.36%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.09%) AIX
14 4 (1.09%) Solaris
15 3 (0.82%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (22.89%) ITIL
2 43 (11.72%) Load Balancing
3 35 (9.54%) Network Management
4 33 (8.99%) Kalman Filter
5 26 (7.08%) Project Management
6 22 (5.99%) Information Security
7 16 (4.36%) Identity Management
8 15 (4.09%) Change Management
8 15 (4.09%) Network Design
9 14 (3.81%) Data Security
10 13 (3.54%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (3.00%) Asset Management
11 11 (3.00%) TOGAF
11 11 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (3.00%) DevOps
12 10 (2.72%) Service Management
12 10 (2.72%) E-Commerce
12 10 (2.72%) Project Planning
13 9 (2.45%) CRM
13 9 (2.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.54%) Java
2 20 (5.45%) SQL
3 17 (4.63%) PowerShell
4 15 (4.09%) Python
4 15 (4.09%) Bash Shell
5 14 (3.81%) Perl
6 10 (2.72%) C
7 8 (2.18%) PHP
8 7 (1.91%) C++
9 6 (1.63%) Ruby
10 4 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.54%) VBA
12 1 (0.27%) VBScript
12 1 (0.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 118 (32.15%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (22.07%) CCNP
3 47 (12.81%) Degree
4 41 (11.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (8.72%) CCNA
6 30 (8.17%) MCSE
7 21 (5.72%) MCITP
8 20 (5.45%) CISSP
9 19 (5.18%) CCSP
9 19 (5.18%) Security Cleared
10 16 (4.36%) CCIP
10 16 (4.36%) MCSA
11 11 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (2.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (2.72%) MCP
12 10 (2.72%) CCIE
13 9 (2.45%) SC Cleared
13 9 (2.45%) MCTS
13 9 (2.45%) CCSE
14 7 (1.91%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.90%) SLA
2 12 (3.27%) QA
3 7 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.09%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.82%) COBIT
7 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 106 (28.88%) Active Directory
2 30 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.90%) vSphere
4 11 (3.00%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.45%) XenApp
6 8 (2.18%) DFS Replication
7 7 (1.91%) NFS
8 5 (1.36%) XenServer
8 5 (1.36%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.09%) KVM
9 4 (1.09%) ProxySG
9 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.82%) Postfix
10 3 (0.82%) Sendmail
10 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.82%) OpenSSH
11 2 (0.54%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.54%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (4.09%) Nagios
1 15 (4.09%) SCCM
2 13 (3.54%) Puppet
3 12 (3.27%) Oracle Identity Management
3 12 (3.27%) Cacti
4 9 (2.45%) WSUS
5 7 (1.91%) SCOM
5 7 (1.91%) CiscoWorks
5 7 (1.91%) NetBackup
5 7 (1.91%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.36%) SmokePing
7 4 (1.09%) XenMobile
7 4 (1.09%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.09%) OpenView
7 4 (1.09%) Control-M
7 4 (1.09%) Nessus
7 4 (1.09%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.82%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 199 (54.22%) Cisco
2 104 (28.34%) Microsoft
3 60 (16.35%) Juniper
4 53 (14.44%) CheckPoint
5 49 (13.35%) VMware
6 43 (11.72%) Citrix
7 38 (10.35%) SolarWinds
8 34 (9.26%) F5
9 31 (8.45%) HP
9 31 (8.45%) Aruba
10 30 (8.17%) Oracle
11 24 (6.54%) Symantec
12 21 (5.72%) Sun
13 20 (5.45%) Dell
14 17 (4.63%) Apple
15 15 (4.09%) Red Hat
16 14 (3.81%) Brocade
17 11 (3.00%) Riverbed
17 11 (3.00%) Mitel
18 10 (2.72%) Blue Coat
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
MBA Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London City office (EC4)
Alexander Proudfoot
Salary: £26,000 - £28,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £23k - 28k per year + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent pension + Healthcare
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
D A I Europe Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago