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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 181 160 164
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 137 188 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.41% 1.60% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.17% 9.44% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 114 164 158
Average salary £52,500 £48,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £27,650 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £59,650
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -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
1347 1992 1816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.82% 16.98% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1673 1599
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 194 (65.76%) Firewall
2 158 (53.56%) Cisco
3 139 (47.12%) Windows
4 118 (40.00%) WAN
5 106 (35.93%) LAN
6 94 (31.86%) TCP/IP
7 93 (31.53%) Active Directory
8 90 (30.51%) Microsoft
9 88 (29.83%) Linux
10 87 (29.49%) Finance
10 87 (29.49%) VMware
11 74 (25.08%) Data Centre
12 73 (24.75%) Cisco Certification
12 73 (24.75%) OSPF
13 71 (24.07%) BGP
14 70 (23.73%) DNS
15 69 (23.39%) CheckPoint
15 69 (23.39%) Cisco ASA
16 68 (23.05%) VMware Infrastructure
17 66 (22.37%) Network Security
18 62 (21.02%) ITIL
19 61 (20.68%) Juniper
20 57 (19.32%) IPsec
21 56 (18.98%) MPLS
22 53 (17.97%) VoIP
22 53 (17.97%) MS Exchange
23 50 (16.95%) SSL
24 49 (16.61%) Wireless
25 47 (15.93%) CCNA
25 47 (15.93%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 53 (17.97%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.47%) Apache
3 17 (5.76%) IIS
4 12 (4.07%) nginx
4 12 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (3.73%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.39%) Tomcat
6 10 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (2.71%) Lync
8 8 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.37%) Confluence
9 7 (2.37%) MediaWiki
10 5 (1.69%) JBoss
11 4 (1.36%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.02%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.34%) WorkSite
Applications
1 46 (15.59%) MS Excel
2 41 (13.90%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.44%) Office 365
3 16 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.03%) SaaS
5 6 (2.03%) PaaS
6 5 (1.69%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.69%) IaaS
7 3 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.02%) Route 53
8 2 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.68%) Datadog
8 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.34%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 194 (65.76%) Firewall
2 118 (40.00%) WAN
3 106 (35.93%) LAN
4 94 (31.86%) TCP/IP
5 73 (24.75%) OSPF
6 71 (24.07%) BGP
7 70 (23.73%) DNS
8 69 (23.39%) Cisco ASA
9 66 (22.37%) Network Security
10 57 (19.32%) IPsec
11 56 (18.98%) MPLS
12 53 (17.97%) VoIP
13 50 (16.95%) SSL
14 49 (16.61%) Wireless
15 39 (13.22%) EIGRP
16 36 (12.20%) Cisco IOS
17 35 (11.86%) DHCP
17 35 (11.86%) HSRP
18 30 (10.17%) VLAN
19 29 (9.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.46%) MySQL
3 9 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.37%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.36%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.02%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.34%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.34%) Redis
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (5.08%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.73%) Subversion
3 10 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.37%) Hudson
4 7 (2.37%) JIRA
5 1 (0.34%) Firebug
5 1 (0.34%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.34%) Mercurial
General
1 87 (29.49%) Finance
2 28 (9.49%) Banking
3 25 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.07%) Multimedia
5 10 (3.39%) Marketing
5 10 (3.39%) Advertising
6 7 (2.37%) Law
7 5 (1.69%) Legal
7 5 (1.69%) Electronics
8 4 (1.36%) Front Office
9 3 (1.02%) Back Office
9 3 (1.02%) Retail
10 2 (0.68%) French Language
10 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.34%) German Language
11 1 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (25.76%) Network Engineer
2 52 (17.63%) Analyst
3 35 (11.86%) Support Analyst
4 25 (8.47%) Security Engineer
5 23 (7.80%) Senior Network Engineer
6 22 (7.46%) Network Manager
7 21 (7.12%) Architect
8 16 (5.42%) Network Security Engineer
8 16 (5.42%) IT Support
9 14 (4.75%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.41%) Network Analyst
10 13 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.07%) Network Support
12 11 (3.73%) Administrator
12 11 (3.73%) Consultant
13 10 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (3.39%) Service Analyst
13 10 (3.39%) Service Desk Analyst
14 9 (3.05%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.42%) Web Services
2 12 (4.07%) 802.1X
3 9 (3.05%) LAMP
4 8 (2.71%) XMPP
5 4 (1.36%) XML
6 3 (1.02%) Middleware
6 3 (1.02%) Symfony
6 3 (1.02%) REST
6 3 (1.02%) Sensu
6 3 (1.02%) Doctrine
7 2 (0.68%) Play Framework
7 2 (0.68%) CSS
7 2 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.34%) Memcached
8 1 (0.34%) Sphinx
8 1 (0.34%) HTML
8 1 (0.34%) .NET
8 1 (0.34%) Java EE
8 1 (0.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 74 (25.08%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.80%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.44%) Blackberry
4 18 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (4.41%) PKI
6 11 (3.73%) Mathematics
7 10 (3.39%) Clustering
8 9 (3.05%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.71%) Replication
10 7 (2.37%) Wiki
11 6 (2.03%) iPhone
11 6 (2.03%) iPad
11 6 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (2.03%) Public Cloud
11 6 (2.03%) CMDB
12 5 (1.69%) Equities
12 5 (1.69%) Handset
12 5 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 139 (47.12%) Windows
2 88 (29.83%) Linux
3 32 (10.85%) Windows 7
4 29 (9.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (6.44%) CentOS
7 17 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.41%) Ubuntu
9 12 (4.07%) Debian
9 12 (4.07%) UNIX
9 12 (4.07%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.71%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.36%) Solaris
13 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.68%) NetWare
14 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.68%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.68%) Android
14 2 (0.68%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.02%) ITIL
2 41 (13.90%) Load Balancing
3 26 (8.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (8.14%) Network Design
5 21 (7.12%) DevOps
6 20 (6.78%) Problem Management
6 20 (6.78%) Service Delivery
6 20 (6.78%) Change Management
7 17 (5.76%) Service Management
7 17 (5.76%) Investment Management
7 17 (5.76%) Incident Management
7 17 (5.76%) Mentoring
8 16 (5.42%) Information Security
9 14 (4.75%) CRM
9 14 (4.75%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (4.41%) ITSM
11 12 (4.07%) SIEM
11 12 (4.07%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (3.73%) Migration
13 10 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.83%) SQL
2 25 (8.47%) Bash Shell
3 22 (7.46%) PowerShell
4 21 (7.12%) Perl
5 17 (5.76%) Python
6 15 (5.08%) PHP
7 13 (4.41%) Ruby
8 12 (4.07%) Java
9 7 (2.37%) C
10 4 (1.36%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.02%) Tcl
12 2 (0.68%) Scala
12 2 (0.68%) VBScript
12 2 (0.68%) VB
13 1 (0.34%) VBA
13 1 (0.34%) C++
13 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.34%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 73 (24.75%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (15.93%) CCNA
3 40 (13.56%) CCNP
4 26 (8.81%) Degree
5 21 (7.12%) CCSA
6 18 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (4.75%) MCP
8 11 (3.73%) MCSE
9 9 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.71%) CISSP
10 8 (2.71%) CCIE
10 8 (2.71%) MCITP
11 7 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.03%) JNCIA
12 6 (2.03%) MCTS
13 5 (1.69%) MCSA
13 5 (1.69%) Security Cleared
14 4 (1.36%) HNC
14 4 (1.36%) MOS
15 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.54%) SLA
2 15 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.37%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.69%) QA
5 4 (1.36%) FISMA
6 2 (0.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 93 (31.53%) Active Directory
2 68 (23.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.12%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.73%) vSphere
5 9 (3.05%) iptables
6 8 (2.71%) XenApp
6 8 (2.71%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.37%) XenServer
7 7 (2.37%) Postfix
7 7 (2.37%) Samba
8 6 (2.03%) KVM
8 6 (2.03%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.03%) ProxySG
9 5 (1.69%) Xen
10 4 (1.36%) Snort
10 4 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.36%) vCloud
11 3 (1.02%) Docker
12 2 (0.68%) pfSense
12 2 (0.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (6.10%) Puppet
2 12 (4.07%) Cisco UCCX
2 12 (4.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (4.07%) ZABBIX
2 12 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.73%) Nagios
4 7 (2.37%) Nessus
4 7 (2.37%) Ansible
4 7 (2.37%) Salt
5 6 (2.03%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.69%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (1.69%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.36%) SCCM
8 3 (1.02%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.02%) OSSEC
8 3 (1.02%) Graphite
8 3 (1.02%) SELinux
8 3 (1.02%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.68%) Cacti
9 2 (0.68%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 158 (53.56%) Cisco
2 90 (30.51%) Microsoft
3 87 (29.49%) VMware
4 69 (23.39%) CheckPoint
5 61 (20.68%) Juniper
6 47 (15.93%) Citrix
7 36 (12.20%) F5
8 19 (6.44%) Red Hat
9 18 (6.10%) HP
10 17 (5.76%) Blue Coat
11 12 (4.07%) Aruba
12 11 (3.73%) Dell
13 10 (3.39%) Apple
13 10 (3.39%) SolarWinds
14 9 (3.05%) Oracle
15 8 (2.71%) Fortinet
15 8 (2.71%) Verint
15 8 (2.71%) CyberTech
16 7 (2.37%) Nortel
16 7 (2.37%) Websense
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £23500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Healthcare, flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London, London, South East
Alexander Proudfoot
Salary: £23K to £28K, depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago