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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 90 168 130
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -38
Permanent jobs citing VPN 297 152 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.85% 1.46% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.17% 9.54% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 247 143 203
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
1958 1593 2250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.82% 15.34% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1649 1343 2020
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 27 February 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 February 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.

1 341 (61.33%) Firewall
2 310 (55.76%) Cisco
3 292 (52.52%) Windows
4 253 (45.50%) WAN
5 206 (37.05%) LAN
6 199 (35.79%) Cisco Certification
7 182 (32.73%) Microsoft
8 180 (32.37%) Active Directory
9 179 (32.19%) Finance
10 175 (31.47%) BGP
11 155 (27.88%) OSPF
12 153 (27.52%) DNS
13 152 (27.34%) MPLS
13 152 (27.34%) Wireless
14 143 (25.72%) TCP/IP
15 140 (25.18%) VMware
16 137 (24.64%) CCNP
17 131 (23.56%) EIGRP
18 129 (23.20%) Juniper
19 125 (22.48%) Citrix
20 121 (21.76%) ITIL
21 120 (21.58%) Linux
22 115 (20.68%) VoIP
22 115 (20.68%) Cisco ASA
23 114 (20.50%) MS Exchange
23 114 (20.50%) DHCP
24 110 (19.78%) Network Security
25 104 (18.71%) CCNA
26 103 (18.53%) MS Office
27 100 (17.99%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 114 (20.50%) MS Exchange
2 43 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (6.83%) IIS
4 34 (6.12%) Lync
5 32 (5.76%) SharePoint
5 32 (5.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 24 (4.32%) Apache
6 24 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (1.98%) IBM Notes
9 10 (1.80%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.08%) WorkSite
10 6 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.72%) nginx
12 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.18%) MediaWiki
13 1 (0.18%) Confluence
13 1 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 103 (18.53%) MS Office
2 79 (14.21%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.54%) MS Project
5 3 (0.54%) SmartSuite
6 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.54%) assyst
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.16%) Office 365
2 10 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.62%) SaaS
4 7 (1.26%) IaaS
5 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.90%) PaaS
7 3 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.54%) Route 53
8 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 341 (61.33%) Firewall
2 253 (45.50%) WAN
3 206 (37.05%) LAN
4 175 (31.47%) BGP
5 155 (27.88%) OSPF
6 153 (27.52%) DNS
7 152 (27.34%) MPLS
7 152 (27.34%) Wireless
8 143 (25.72%) TCP/IP
9 131 (23.56%) EIGRP
10 115 (20.68%) VoIP
10 115 (20.68%) Cisco ASA
11 114 (20.50%) DHCP
12 110 (19.78%) Network Security
13 100 (17.99%) SSL
14 91 (16.37%) VLAN
15 80 (14.39%) HSRP
16 78 (14.03%) SAN
17 72 (12.95%) Internet
18 68 (12.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.50%) MySQL
3 18 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.08%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.08%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.08%) Big Data
5 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.54%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.18%) Redis
9 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.54%) TeamCity
1 3 (0.54%) Mercurial
2 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.36%) Xcode
3 1 (0.18%) Subversion
3 1 (0.18%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.18%) Hudson
General
1 179 (32.19%) Finance
2 47 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 40 (7.19%) Advertising
4 22 (3.96%) Banking
5 21 (3.78%) Retail
6 20 (3.60%) Marketing
7 19 (3.42%) Financial Institution
8 17 (3.06%) Law
9 14 (2.52%) Legal
10 11 (1.98%) Back Office
11 8 (1.44%) Electronics
11 8 (1.44%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.90%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.72%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 162 (29.14%) Network Engineer
2 107 (19.24%) Analyst
3 56 (10.07%) Support Engineer
4 52 (9.35%) Support Analyst
4 52 (9.35%) Consultant
5 47 (8.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 39 (7.01%) IT Support
7 37 (6.65%) Security Engineer
8 36 (6.47%) 2nd Line Support
9 27 (4.86%) IT Support Analyst
9 27 (4.86%) Technical Support
10 25 (4.50%) Network Security Engineer
11 24 (4.32%) Network Consultant
12 22 (3.96%) Support Specialist
13 21 (3.78%) Security Analyst
13 21 (3.78%) Team Leader
14 20 (3.60%) Administrator
14 20 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 20 (3.60%) Sales Consultant
14 20 (3.60%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.34%) .NET
2 11 (1.98%) Web Services
3 10 (1.80%) XMPP
4 7 (1.26%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (1.26%) SOAP
5 2 (0.36%) HTML
5 2 (0.36%) Cocoa
6 1 (0.18%) jQuery
6 1 (0.18%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.18%) CSS
6 1 (0.18%) XML
6 1 (0.18%) WAP
6 1 (0.18%) Middleware
6 1 (0.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.91%) Blackberry
3 42 (7.55%) Management Information System
4 29 (5.22%) Video Conferencing
5 28 (5.04%) Computer Science
5 28 (5.04%) Client/Server
6 19 (3.42%) Replication
7 18 (3.24%) iPhone
7 18 (3.24%) Hedge funds
8 16 (2.88%) iPad
9 15 (2.70%) EPoS
10 13 (2.34%) Clustering
10 13 (2.34%) CMDB
11 9 (1.62%) Derivative
12 8 (1.44%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.44%) Equities
12 8 (1.44%) DTV
13 7 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.26%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 292 (52.52%) Windows
2 120 (21.58%) Linux
3 89 (16.01%) Windows 7
4 81 (14.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 78 (14.03%) Windows XP
6 56 (10.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 54 (9.71%) UNIX
8 43 (7.73%) Windows Vista
9 38 (6.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (6.65%) Windows 8
11 25 (4.50%) Apple iOS
12 21 (3.78%) Android
13 19 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (3.24%) CentOS
15 16 (2.88%) Mac OS X
16 13 (2.34%) Solaris
17 7 (1.26%) Debian
18 6 (1.08%) AIX
18 6 (1.08%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (21.76%) ITIL
2 69 (12.41%) Load Balancing
3 67 (12.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 53 (9.53%) Project Management
5 46 (8.27%) Information Security
6 37 (6.65%) Kalman Filter
7 36 (6.47%) Network Design
8 32 (5.76%) Network Management
9 29 (5.22%) Time Management
10 26 (4.68%) Migration
11 23 (4.14%) Service Management
12 21 (3.78%) Network Monitoring
13 20 (3.60%) Business Continuity
13 20 (3.60%) ITSM
13 20 (3.60%) Problem Management
14 19 (3.42%) Service Delivery
15 18 (3.24%) Low Latency
16 13 (2.34%) Capacity Planning
16 13 (2.34%) CRM
16 13 (2.34%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.01%) SQL
2 13 (2.34%) Python
3 11 (1.98%) C#
3 11 (1.98%) Perl
4 10 (1.80%) PHP
5 9 (1.62%) PowerShell
5 9 (1.62%) Bash Shell
6 7 (1.26%) VB
7 6 (1.08%) Ruby
8 3 (0.54%) C
8 3 (0.54%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.54%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.36%) VBA
9 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.36%) VBScript
9 2 (0.36%) Java
10 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.18%) R
Qualifications
1 199 (35.79%) Cisco Certification
2 137 (24.64%) CCNP
3 104 (18.71%) CCNA
4 85 (15.29%) Degree
5 60 (10.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (7.73%) MCSE
7 36 (6.47%) CISSP
8 30 (5.40%) CCIE
9 28 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 27 (4.86%) MCP
11 25 (4.50%) JNCIA
12 21 (3.78%) Citrix Certification
12 21 (3.78%) MCSA
12 21 (3.78%) MCITP
13 20 (3.60%) CCA
14 19 (3.42%) CCSA
15 18 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (2.16%) CCSP
17 11 (1.98%) MCDST
18 10 (1.80%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (10.79%) SLA
2 29 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.34%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.62%) COBIT
5 6 (1.08%) QA
6 4 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 180 (32.37%) Active Directory
2 91 (16.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (5.94%) Hyper-V
3 33 (5.94%) XenApp
4 24 (4.32%) Terminal Services
5 20 (3.60%) vSphere
6 16 (2.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 11 (1.98%) XenServer
7 11 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.80%) Xen
9 8 (1.44%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.90%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.72%) Postfix
12 3 (0.54%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.54%) KVM
12 3 (0.54%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.36%) Samba
13 2 (0.36%) NFS
13 2 (0.36%) UAG
14 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 23 (4.14%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (3.06%) OPNET
3 14 (2.52%) SCOM
4 12 (2.16%) SCCM
4 12 (2.16%) CiscoWorks
5 11 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
6 10 (1.80%) Nagios
6 10 (1.80%) SolarWinds Orion
7 8 (1.44%) Oracle Identity Management
7 8 (1.44%) Cisco LMS
8 6 (1.08%) WSUS
8 6 (1.08%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.90%) Cacti
9 5 (0.90%) Puppet
9 5 (0.90%) Graphite
10 4 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (0.72%) Cisco IPCC
11 3 (0.54%) Nessus
11 3 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 310 (55.76%) Cisco
2 182 (32.73%) Microsoft
3 140 (25.18%) VMware
4 129 (23.20%) Juniper
5 125 (22.48%) Citrix
6 100 (17.99%) CheckPoint
7 70 (12.59%) SolarWinds
7 70 (12.59%) F5
8 62 (11.15%) HP
9 41 (7.37%) Avaya
10 33 (5.94%) Apple
11 31 (5.58%) Riverbed
12 28 (5.04%) Symantec
12 28 (5.04%) Oracle
13 27 (4.86%) Aruba
14 20 (3.60%) Red Hat
15 15 (2.70%) Fortinet
16 11 (1.98%) Veeam
16 11 (1.98%) Lotus
17 10 (1.80%) Nortel
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £62000 - £75000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum £60 to £70k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: Unspecified Compretitive Salary offered
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum salary is approx 45-60k base + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £29000 - £29500 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
JM Digital
Posted: 26 days ago