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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 103 168 137
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -31
Permanent jobs citing VPN 255 154 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.48% 1.46% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.26% 9.32% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 217 143 200
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,200 £29,925
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
1788 1653 2338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.40% 15.70% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1422 2057
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,700 £72,400
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 January 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 294 (59.51%) Firewall
2 284 (57.49%) Cisco
3 260 (52.63%) Windows
4 210 (42.51%) WAN
5 188 (38.06%) Cisco Certification
6 176 (35.63%) Active Directory
7 168 (34.01%) LAN
8 166 (33.60%) Finance
9 148 (29.96%) BGP
9 148 (29.96%) Microsoft
10 140 (28.34%) DNS
11 136 (27.53%) Wireless
12 135 (27.33%) MPLS
13 131 (26.52%) TCP/IP
14 129 (26.11%) CCNP
15 128 (25.91%) OSPF
16 122 (24.70%) Juniper
17 121 (24.49%) VMware
18 113 (22.87%) Cisco ASA
19 110 (22.27%) EIGRP
20 109 (22.06%) DHCP
21 103 (20.85%) Linux
21 103 (20.85%) ITIL
22 101 (20.45%) Citrix
22 101 (20.45%) Network Security
23 100 (20.24%) MS Exchange
24 90 (18.22%) SSL
25 88 (17.81%) VoIP
26 84 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
27 83 (16.80%) CheckPoint

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 100 (20.24%) MS Exchange
2 40 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (6.07%) IIS
4 29 (5.87%) Lync
5 27 (5.47%) SharePoint
6 25 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 20 (4.05%) Apache
8 17 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (2.63%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.21%) WorkSite
11 6 (1.21%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.61%) nginx
13 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.20%) Confluence
14 1 (0.20%) MediaWiki
14 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 79 (15.99%) MS Office
2 66 (13.36%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.61%) MS Project
5 3 (0.61%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.43%) Office 365
2 11 (2.23%) SaaS
2 11 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.02%) PaaS
4 8 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.42%) IaaS
6 3 (0.61%) Route 53
6 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 294 (59.51%) Firewall
2 210 (42.51%) WAN
3 168 (34.01%) LAN
4 148 (29.96%) BGP
5 140 (28.34%) DNS
6 136 (27.53%) Wireless
7 135 (27.33%) MPLS
8 131 (26.52%) TCP/IP
9 128 (25.91%) OSPF
10 113 (22.87%) Cisco ASA
11 110 (22.27%) EIGRP
12 109 (22.06%) DHCP
13 101 (20.45%) Network Security
14 90 (18.22%) SSL
15 88 (17.81%) VoIP
16 69 (13.97%) VLAN
17 68 (13.77%) SAN
18 65 (13.16%) HSRP
19 64 (12.96%) Cisco IOS
19 64 (12.96%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.67%) MySQL
3 19 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.42%) Big Data
5 7 (1.42%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.81%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.61%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.20%) Redis
10 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Mercurial
1 4 (0.81%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.40%) Xcode
2 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.20%) Hudson
3 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.20%) Subversion
3 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.20%) JIRA
General
1 166 (33.60%) Finance
2 43 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.67%) Advertising
4 20 (4.05%) Banking
5 19 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 15 (3.04%) Marketing
7 14 (2.83%) Law
8 13 (2.63%) Back Office
9 12 (2.43%) Legal
10 5 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.01%) Electronics
10 5 (1.01%) Retail
10 5 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.61%) Publishing
11 3 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 153 (30.97%) Network Engineer
2 108 (21.86%) Analyst
3 60 (12.15%) Support Engineer
4 51 (10.32%) Support Analyst
5 40 (8.10%) Senior Network Engineer
5 40 (8.10%) Security Engineer
6 38 (7.69%) Consultant
7 37 (7.49%) IT Support
8 31 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support
9 30 (6.07%) Network Security Engineer
10 27 (5.47%) Security Analyst
11 25 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 25 (5.06%) IT Support Analyst
12 21 (4.25%) Network Consultant
12 21 (4.25%) Architect
13 19 (3.85%) Administrator
14 18 (3.64%) IT Security Analyst
14 18 (3.64%) Team Leader
15 17 (3.44%) Technical Support
15 17 (3.44%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.24%) Web Services
2 13 (2.63%) .NET
3 9 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (1.42%) SOAP
5 5 (1.01%) XML
6 4 (0.81%) XMPP
7 3 (0.61%) REST
7 3 (0.61%) CSS
7 3 (0.61%) SAML
7 3 (0.61%) OAuth
7 3 (0.61%) JSON
8 2 (0.40%) LAMP
8 2 (0.40%) Cocoa
8 2 (0.40%) Middleware
8 2 (0.40%) HTML
9 1 (0.20%) WAP
9 1 (0.20%) ODBC
9 1 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (8.50%) Blackberry
3 32 (6.48%) Management Information System
4 27 (5.47%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.44%) iPhone
6 15 (3.04%) Replication
7 13 (2.63%) iPad
8 12 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (2.43%) Clustering
9 11 (2.23%) Hedge funds
10 10 (2.02%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.82%) PKI
11 9 (1.82%) CMDB
12 5 (1.01%) Open Source
12 5 (1.01%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.01%) DTV
12 5 (1.01%) SecurID
13 4 (0.81%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.81%) AVVID
13 4 (0.81%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 260 (52.63%) Windows
2 103 (20.85%) Linux
3 84 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 71 (14.37%) Windows 7
6 61 (12.35%) UNIX
7 58 (11.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (8.30%) Windows Vista
9 33 (6.68%) Windows 8
9 33 (6.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (4.86%) Android
11 16 (3.24%) Mac OS X
12 14 (2.83%) CentOS
12 14 (2.83%) Solaris
13 10 (2.02%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.21%) AIX
15 5 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.61%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (20.85%) ITIL
2 51 (10.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 50 (10.12%) Load Balancing
3 50 (10.12%) Information Security
4 40 (8.10%) Kalman Filter
5 36 (7.29%) Network Management
6 34 (6.88%) Project Management
7 31 (6.28%) Migration
8 30 (6.07%) Network Design
9 21 (4.25%) Network Monitoring
10 18 (3.64%) Service Management
11 17 (3.44%) Low Latency
12 16 (3.24%) ITSM
13 15 (3.04%) Identity Management
14 14 (2.83%) TOGAF
14 14 (2.83%) Risk Management
15 13 (2.63%) CRM
15 13 (2.63%) Service Delivery
15 13 (2.63%) Data Security
15 13 (2.63%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 40 (8.10%) SQL
2 12 (2.43%) PowerShell
2 12 (2.43%) Perl
2 12 (2.43%) PHP
3 11 (2.23%) C#
4 10 (2.02%) Python
4 10 (2.02%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.42%) VB
6 5 (1.01%) Ruby
7 4 (0.81%) C
8 3 (0.61%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.40%) VBA
9 2 (0.40%) Java
9 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.40%) VBScript
10 1 (0.20%) R
10 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 188 (38.06%) Cisco Certification
2 129 (26.11%) CCNP
3 80 (16.19%) CCNA
4 71 (14.37%) Degree
5 50 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (8.30%) CISSP
7 32 (6.48%) MCSE
8 29 (5.87%) CCIE
9 26 (5.26%) MCITP
10 24 (4.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 24 (4.86%) MCP
11 19 (3.85%) MCSA
11 19 (3.85%) CCSP
12 17 (3.44%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (3.24%) JNCIA
14 14 (2.83%) CCSA
15 13 (2.63%) CCIP
16 12 (2.43%) MCTS
17 10 (2.02%) Security Cleared
17 10 (2.02%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.68%) SLA
2 27 (5.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.43%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.62%) COBIT
5 7 (1.42%) QA
6 4 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 176 (35.63%) Active Directory
2 76 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.87%) XenApp
4 26 (5.26%) vSphere
4 26 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 19 (3.85%) Terminal Services
6 14 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.23%) XenServer
7 11 (2.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 11 (2.23%) Xen
8 10 (2.02%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.81%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.81%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.61%) KVM
10 3 (0.61%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.61%) Postfix
10 3 (0.61%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.40%) Firmware
11 2 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (3.04%) SCOM
3 14 (2.83%) SCCM
4 13 (2.63%) Oracle Identity Management
5 12 (2.43%) Nagios
6 10 (2.02%) CiscoWorks
7 9 (1.82%) OPNET
7 9 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
8 8 (1.62%) Cacti
8 8 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (1.62%) Cisco LMS
9 7 (1.42%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.21%) WSUS
10 6 (1.21%) XenMobile
11 4 (0.81%) Nessus
11 4 (0.81%) Graphite
12 3 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.61%) Puppet
12 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 284 (57.49%) Cisco
2 148 (29.96%) Microsoft
3 122 (24.70%) Juniper
4 121 (24.49%) VMware
5 101 (20.45%) Citrix
6 83 (16.80%) CheckPoint
7 66 (13.36%) SolarWinds
8 61 (12.35%) F5
9 58 (11.74%) HP
10 31 (6.28%) Symantec
11 30 (6.07%) Oracle
12 25 (5.06%) Riverbed
13 24 (4.86%) Aruba
14 22 (4.45%) Avaya
15 17 (3.44%) Apple
16 16 (3.24%) Red Hat
16 16 (3.24%) Sun
17 13 (2.63%) Dell
17 13 (2.63%) Brocade
18 12 (2.43%) IronPort
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: dependent upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £78000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + FUEL CARD + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £62000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23k - 26k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c50-70,000 + Massive Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £4000 Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 100% Commission,OTE 100K + extensi
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 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
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum £60 to £70k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: 5 days ago