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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 142 98 178
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +80
Permanent jobs citing VPN 130 283 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.92% 2.77% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 14.77% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 110 240 139
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
997 1916 1643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.74% 18.74% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 903 1633 1393
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 14 February 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in the City of London

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 162 (64.80%) Windows
2 146 (58.40%) Firewall
3 110 (44.00%) Active Directory
4 97 (38.80%) LAN
4 97 (38.80%) Cisco
5 90 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
6 89 (35.60%) Finance
7 83 (33.20%) Microsoft
8 81 (32.40%) WAN
9 75 (30.00%) VMware
10 73 (29.20%) Windows Server
11 66 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 66 (26.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 61 (24.40%) MS Office
13 60 (24.00%) CCNA
13 60 (24.00%) Windows 7
14 54 (21.60%) DNS
15 51 (20.40%) Microsoft Certification
16 50 (20.00%) TCP/IP
17 49 (19.60%) Cisco ASA
17 49 (19.60%) Network Security
18 48 (19.20%) Linux
19 47 (18.80%) DHCP
19 47 (18.80%) CCNP
20 46 (18.40%) Citrix
20 46 (18.40%) BGP
20 46 (18.40%) ITIL
21 44 (17.60%) Banking
22 43 (17.20%) SQL Server
22 43 (17.20%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 37 (14.80%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (6.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (5.60%) Apache
6 11 (4.40%) SharePoint
7 10 (4.00%) IIS
8 8 (3.20%) Skype for Business
9 7 (2.80%) Confluence
9 7 (2.80%) MediaWiki
9 7 (2.80%) nginx
9 7 (2.80%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.20%) JBoss
11 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 61 (24.40%) MS Office
2 34 (13.60%) MS Excel
3 19 (7.60%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.20%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (0.80%) assyst
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.00%) Office 365
3 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.40%) SaaS
5 2 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.80%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.40%) Sumo Logic
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 146 (58.40%) Firewall
2 97 (38.80%) LAN
3 81 (32.40%) WAN
4 54 (21.60%) DNS
5 50 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 49 (19.60%) Cisco ASA
6 49 (19.60%) Network Security
7 47 (18.80%) DHCP
8 46 (18.40%) BGP
9 43 (17.20%) SSL
10 42 (16.80%) OSPF
11 38 (15.20%) VLAN
12 37 (14.80%) MPLS
13 34 (13.60%) Wireless
14 30 (12.00%) Internet
15 26 (10.40%) EIGRP
15 26 (10.40%) VoIP
16 25 (10.00%) DMZ
17 22 (8.80%) IPsec
18 20 (8.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.40%) MySQL
3 7 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.60%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.80%) FileMaker
5 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (3.20%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.80%) Hudson
2 7 (2.80%) JIRA
2 7 (2.80%) Subversion
General
1 89 (35.60%) Finance
2 44 (17.60%) Banking
3 40 (16.00%) Telecoms
4 17 (6.80%) Advertising
5 11 (4.40%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.20%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.40%) Games
8 5 (2.00%) Law
9 4 (1.60%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.80%) French Language
10 2 (0.80%) Legal
10 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.40%) Back Office
11 1 (0.40%) Front Office
11 1 (0.40%) Marketing
11 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (27.20%) Network Engineer
2 39 (15.60%) Analyst
3 37 (14.80%) Support Engineer
4 32 (12.80%) Security Engineer
5 28 (11.20%) 2nd Line Support
6 22 (8.80%) Network Security Engineer
7 20 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 20 (8.00%) Support Analyst
8 18 (7.20%) Administrator
8 18 (7.20%) IT Support
9 16 (6.40%) Service Analyst
9 16 (6.40%) Service Desk Analyst
10 15 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
10 15 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 15 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (5.20%) Consultant
12 13 (5.20%) Senior IT Support
13 12 (4.80%) Data Network Engineer
13 12 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.00%) LAMP
2 7 (2.80%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (2.80%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (1.60%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.20%) Middleware
4 3 (1.20%) Web Services
5 2 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.80%) XML
5 2 (0.80%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.40%) COM
6 1 (0.40%) Express
6 1 (0.40%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.80%) Blackberry
2 34 (13.60%) Data Centre
3 20 (8.00%) iPhone
4 18 (7.20%) Computer Science
5 17 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (6.00%) Clustering
6 15 (6.00%) Hedge funds
6 15 (6.00%) iPad
7 14 (5.60%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (4.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 11 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (2.80%) Internet of Things
10 7 (2.80%) Wiki
11 6 (2.40%) Management Information System
11 6 (2.40%) Public Cloud
11 6 (2.40%) Replication
11 6 (2.40%) Smartphone
12 5 (2.00%) EqualLogic
13 4 (1.60%) EPoS
13 4 (1.60%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 162 (64.80%) Windows
2 73 (29.20%) Windows Server
3 66 (26.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (24.00%) Windows 7
5 48 (19.20%) Linux
6 37 (14.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (10.80%) Windows 8
9 15 (6.00%) Android
9 15 (6.00%) Mac OS X
10 12 (4.80%) CentOS
11 11 (4.40%) Apple iOS
11 11 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (3.60%) Windows Vista
13 7 (2.80%) Debian
13 7 (2.80%) Ubuntu
14 6 (2.40%) Windows 10
14 6 (2.40%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.60%) Solaris
16 2 (0.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.40%) ITIL
2 42 (16.80%) Service Management
3 34 (13.60%) Patch Management
4 31 (12.40%) Change Management
5 24 (9.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (9.60%) SIEM
6 22 (8.80%) Load Balancing
6 22 (8.80%) Migration
7 21 (8.40%) High Availability
7 21 (8.40%) Incident Management
8 20 (8.00%) Network Design
9 18 (7.20%) Service Delivery
10 17 (6.80%) Problem Management
10 17 (6.80%) SDLC
11 15 (6.00%) ITIL V3
11 15 (6.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 13 (5.20%) Mentoring
13 12 (4.80%) Data Security
13 12 (4.80%) DDoS Mitigation
13 12 (4.80%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.80%) SQL
2 16 (6.40%) Perl
3 15 (6.00%) Ruby
4 11 (4.40%) Bash Shell
5 8 (3.20%) Python
6 7 (2.80%) Java
6 7 (2.80%) PHP
7 5 (2.00%) C
8 4 (1.60%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.60%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.60%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.40%) AWK
9 1 (0.40%) sed
Qualifications
1 90 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (24.00%) CCNA
3 51 (20.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (18.80%) CCNP
5 36 (14.40%) Degree
5 36 (14.40%) MCSE
6 27 (10.80%) MCSA
7 20 (8.00%) MCP
8 16 (6.40%) MCITP
9 15 (6.00%) MCTS
10 10 (4.00%) MCDST
10 10 (4.00%) Security Cleared
11 9 (3.60%) CCIP
11 9 (3.60%) CCSE
11 9 (3.60%) CCSP
11 9 (3.60%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (2.80%) SSCP
14 6 (2.40%) CCIE
15 5 (2.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (6.80%) SLA
2 8 (3.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.80%) FISMA
3 2 (0.80%) ISO15022
3 2 (0.80%) ISO20022
System Software
1 110 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 66 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.40%) VMware ESX
4 14 (5.60%) XenApp
5 11 (4.40%) vSphere
5 11 (4.40%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.80%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.80%) iptables
6 7 (2.80%) Postfix
6 7 (2.80%) Samba
6 7 (2.80%) XenServer
7 5 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.60%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.40%) Docker
10 1 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (4.80%) SCCM
2 10 (4.00%) Puppet
3 9 (3.60%) Ansible
3 9 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.20%) DameWare
4 8 (3.20%) FortiGate
4 8 (3.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (3.20%) ZABBIX
5 7 (2.80%) Salt
6 6 (2.40%) Nagios
6 6 (2.40%) WSUS
7 4 (1.60%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (1.20%) Graphite
8 3 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (1.20%) vMotion
9 2 (0.80%) Cacti
9 2 (0.80%) Juniper STRM
9 2 (0.80%) QRadar
9 2 (0.80%) SELinux
Vendors
1 97 (38.80%) Cisco
2 83 (33.20%) Microsoft
3 75 (30.00%) VMware
4 46 (18.40%) Citrix
5 42 (16.80%) Juniper
6 37 (14.80%) CheckPoint
7 32 (12.80%) Palo Alto
8 22 (8.80%) F5
9 20 (8.00%) Oracle
10 19 (7.60%) Brocade
11 17 (6.80%) Red Hat
12 15 (6.00%) HP
13 11 (4.40%) Riverbed
13 11 (4.40%) Splunk
14 9 (3.60%) Dell
14 9 (3.60%) Remedy
14 9 (3.60%) Symantec
15 8 (3.20%) Altiris
15 8 (3.20%) ArcSight
15 8 (3.20%) Intel Security
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits+ Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
MACQUARIE
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent Spa
Salary: market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40-60k (doe) + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Langley James Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
JTP
Salary: Plus Benefits & Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus + Corp Bens.
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago