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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 110 189 180
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 179 130 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.83% 1.25% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.15% 8.78% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 150 116 179
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,600 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.42%
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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
1044 1481 2052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.52% 14.29% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 910 1281 1737
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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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

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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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VPN.

1 180 (59.02%) Cisco
2 156 (51.15%) Firewall
3 147 (48.20%) Cisco Certification
4 134 (43.93%) Windows
5 121 (39.67%) WAN
6 120 (39.34%) LAN
7 104 (34.10%) CCNP
8 93 (30.49%) OSPF
9 90 (29.51%) CheckPoint
10 89 (29.18%) BGP
11 86 (28.20%) Telecoms
12 83 (27.21%) MPLS
13 82 (26.89%) Active Directory
14 81 (26.56%) Microsoft
15 76 (24.92%) Cisco ASA
16 75 (24.59%) MS Office
17 74 (24.26%) Palo Alto
18 73 (23.93%) CCNA
19 71 (23.28%) Wireless
20 69 (22.62%) Windows 7
21 68 (22.30%) Network Security
22 67 (21.97%) ITIL
23 64 (20.98%) DNS
24 59 (19.34%) Juniper
24 59 (19.34%) F5
24 59 (19.34%) Windows Server
25 56 (18.36%) Exchange Server 2013
26 52 (17.05%) EIGRP
27 50 (16.39%) Change Management
28 47 (15.41%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (18.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 36 (11.80%) MS Exchange
3 23 (7.54%) IIS
4 22 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (3.93%) Apache
6 7 (2.30%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.30%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.97%) JBoss
7 6 (1.97%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 75 (24.59%) MS Office
2 39 (12.79%) MS Visio
3 29 (9.51%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) assyst
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.57%) Office 365
4 9 (2.95%) SaaS
5 8 (2.62%) IaaS
6 6 (1.97%) PaaS
7 5 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.98%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 156 (51.15%) Firewall
2 121 (39.67%) WAN
3 120 (39.34%) LAN
4 93 (30.49%) OSPF
5 89 (29.18%) BGP
6 83 (27.21%) MPLS
7 76 (24.92%) Cisco ASA
8 71 (23.28%) Wireless
9 68 (22.30%) Network Security
10 64 (20.98%) DNS
11 52 (17.05%) EIGRP
12 43 (14.10%) FWSM
12 43 (14.10%) TCP/IP
13 42 (13.77%) VoIP
14 38 (12.46%) VLAN
15 37 (12.13%) HSRP
16 36 (11.80%) DHCP
17 34 (11.15%) VRRP
18 32 (10.49%) Cisco Wireless
19 31 (10.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.64%) MySQL
6 4 (1.31%) Redis
7 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.33%) GIS
7 1 (0.33%) MS Access
7 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Subversion
2 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 86 (28.20%) Telecoms
2 42 (13.77%) Finance
3 25 (8.20%) Banking
4 16 (5.25%) Law
5 9 (2.95%) Legal
6 6 (1.97%) Advertising
7 5 (1.64%) Retail
8 3 (0.98%) Publishing
9 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.66%) German Language
9 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.66%) Marketing
10 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Front Office
10 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 143 (46.89%) Network Engineer
2 70 (22.95%) Support Engineer
3 63 (20.66%) Security Engineer
4 58 (19.02%) Network Security Engineer
5 45 (14.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 43 (14.10%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 43 (14.10%) Analyst
6 43 (14.10%) Network Support
7 39 (12.79%) Network Support Engineer
8 31 (10.16%) Cisco Engineer
9 30 (9.84%) Data Network Engineer
10 29 (9.51%) Data Engineer
11 28 (9.18%) 1st Line Support
12 26 (8.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 25 (8.20%) Network Systems Engineer
13 25 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
13 25 (8.20%) Systems Engineer
14 24 (7.87%) Systems Support
14 24 (7.87%) Systems Support Engineer
15 22 (7.21%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.26%) 802.1X
2 7 (2.30%) XMPP
3 6 (1.97%) Middleware
4 5 (1.64%) LAMP
5 4 (1.31%) beanstalkd
5 4 (1.31%) COM
5 4 (1.31%) Web Services
6 3 (0.98%) XML
7 1 (0.33%) CSS
7 1 (0.33%) HTML
7 1 (0.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 24 (7.87%) Data Centre
3 22 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.56%) Over-the-Top Content
5 19 (6.23%) Internet of Things
6 16 (5.25%) IPTV
7 14 (4.59%) RSA SecurID
8 13 (4.26%) iPhone
8 13 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (3.28%) Blackberry
9 10 (3.28%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.62%) Clustering
10 8 (2.62%) Replication
11 6 (1.97%) e-Health
11 6 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.97%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.64%) Smartphone
13 4 (1.31%) iPad
13 4 (1.31%) Streaming Video
14 3 (0.98%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 134 (43.93%) Windows
2 69 (22.62%) Windows 7
3 59 (19.34%) Windows Server
4 46 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (10.49%) Linux
7 24 (7.87%) Unix
8 16 (5.25%) Android
9 11 (3.61%) Windows 10
9 11 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.95%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.97%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.97%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.98%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (21.97%) ITIL
2 50 (16.39%) Change Management
3 43 (14.10%) Load Balancing
4 41 (13.44%) DDoS Mitigation
5 39 (12.79%) Patch Management
6 35 (11.48%) High Availability
7 34 (11.15%) SIEM
8 25 (8.20%) E-Commerce
9 24 (7.87%) Migration
10 20 (6.56%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (6.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 17 (5.57%) ITIL V3
12 17 (5.57%) Mentoring
12 17 (5.57%) Service Delivery
13 15 (4.92%) HOOD
14 14 (4.59%) Network Design
14 14 (4.59%) Network Management
14 14 (4.59%) Network Monitoring
15 13 (4.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 13 (4.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.10%) Python
2 35 (11.48%) Perl
3 20 (6.56%) Ruby
4 19 (6.23%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.62%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.62%) SQL
6 4 (1.31%) C
6 4 (1.31%) Java
6 4 (1.31%) PHP
6 4 (1.31%) VBScript
7 2 (0.66%) C++
8 1 (0.33%) AWK
8 1 (0.33%) Korn
8 1 (0.33%) sed
8 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 147 (48.20%) Cisco Certification
2 104 (34.10%) CCNP
3 73 (23.93%) CCNA
4 47 (15.41%) Degree
5 36 (11.80%) CCSP
6 33 (10.82%) Security Cleared
7 31 (10.16%) CCSE
7 31 (10.16%) SSCP
8 28 (9.18%) CCIP
9 25 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (6.23%) MCSE
11 17 (5.57%) CCSA
12 14 (4.59%) JNCIA
13 13 (4.26%) CCIE
14 10 (3.28%) CCVP
14 10 (3.28%) MCSA
15 9 (2.95%) MCITP
16 7 (2.30%) DV Cleared
16 7 (2.30%) MCP
16 7 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.93%) SLA
2 4 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 82 (26.89%) Active Directory
2 30 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.59%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.93%) XenApp
5 11 (3.61%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.97%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (1.31%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.66%) vSphere
10 1 (0.33%) NFS
10 1 (0.33%) Samba
10 1 (0.33%) Snort
10 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (10.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (4.59%) SCCM
3 8 (2.62%) Puppet
4 7 (2.30%) Ansible
4 7 (2.30%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (1.97%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.64%) Cacti
6 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (1.64%) Nagios
6 5 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.31%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.98%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.98%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.98%) WSUS
9 2 (0.66%) DameWare
9 2 (0.66%) Graphite
9 2 (0.66%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.66%) TrustSec
9 2 (0.66%) vMotion
Vendors
1 180 (59.02%) Cisco
2 90 (29.51%) CheckPoint
3 81 (26.56%) Microsoft
4 74 (24.26%) Palo Alto
5 59 (19.34%) F5
5 59 (19.34%) Juniper
6 42 (13.77%) Citrix
7 37 (12.13%) VMware
8 27 (8.85%) Riverbed
9 21 (6.89%) Splunk
10 19 (6.23%) Blue Coat
11 16 (5.25%) Akamai
11 16 (5.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 16 (5.25%) HP
11 16 (5.25%) SevOne
12 11 (3.61%) EMC
12 11 (3.61%) Veeam
13 10 (3.28%) Symantec
14 9 (2.95%) Oracle
14 9 (2.95%) SolarWinds
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