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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 118 179 163
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 152 135 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.43% 1.28% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.92% 9.30% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 131 115 184
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,250 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,400 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
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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
955 1451 2049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.27% 13.79% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1239 1731
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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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 29 July 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 29 July 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.

1 189 (60.19%) Cisco
2 158 (50.32%) Firewall
3 155 (49.36%) Cisco Certification
4 142 (45.22%) Windows
5 119 (37.90%) WAN
6 118 (37.58%) LAN
7 107 (34.08%) CCNP
8 96 (30.57%) Microsoft
9 93 (29.62%) OSPF
10 89 (28.34%) BGP
10 89 (28.34%) CheckPoint
11 86 (27.39%) MPLS
12 85 (27.07%) Active Directory
13 83 (26.43%) Telecoms
14 76 (24.20%) CCNA
14 76 (24.20%) DNS
14 76 (24.20%) MS Office
15 74 (23.57%) Palo Alto
16 73 (23.25%) ITIL
17 72 (22.93%) Cisco ASA
18 71 (22.61%) Windows Server
19 70 (22.29%) Wireless
20 67 (21.34%) Windows 7
21 66 (21.02%) Network Security
22 61 (19.43%) F5
23 56 (17.83%) Juniper
24 55 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2013
25 53 (16.88%) EIGRP
26 50 (15.92%) Load Balancing
27 47 (14.97%) 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 55 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 41 (13.06%) MS Exchange
3 33 (10.51%) IIS
4 23 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.78%) Apache
6 10 (3.18%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.87%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.87%) Skype for Business
8 8 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.55%) JBoss
9 4 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 76 (24.20%) MS Office
2 35 (11.15%) MS Visio
3 30 (9.55%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) assyst
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (7.01%) Office 365
4 13 (4.14%) IaaS
5 12 (3.82%) SaaS
6 10 (3.18%) PaaS
7 7 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.27%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.32%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 158 (50.32%) Firewall
2 119 (37.90%) WAN
3 118 (37.58%) LAN
4 93 (29.62%) OSPF
5 89 (28.34%) BGP
6 86 (27.39%) MPLS
7 76 (24.20%) DNS
8 72 (22.93%) Cisco ASA
9 70 (22.29%) Wireless
10 66 (21.02%) Network Security
11 53 (16.88%) EIGRP
12 45 (14.33%) TCP/IP
13 44 (14.01%) DHCP
14 43 (13.69%) VoIP
15 42 (13.38%) FWSM
16 41 (13.06%) HSRP
16 41 (13.06%) VLAN
17 36 (11.46%) VRRP
18 33 (10.51%) SSL
19 30 (9.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.59%) Redis
6 4 (1.27%) MySQL
7 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.32%) Big Data
8 1 (0.32%) GIS
8 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.32%) MS Access
8 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.32%) Power BI
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Subversion
2 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 83 (26.43%) Telecoms
2 40 (12.74%) Finance
3 28 (8.92%) Banking
4 17 (5.41%) Law
5 12 (3.82%) Legal
6 5 (1.59%) Advertising
6 5 (1.59%) Retail
7 3 (0.96%) Marketing
7 3 (0.96%) Publishing
8 2 (0.64%) German Language
8 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 146 (46.50%) Network Engineer
2 76 (24.20%) Support Engineer
3 60 (19.11%) Security Engineer
4 53 (16.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 50 (15.92%) Network Support
6 46 (14.65%) Network Support Engineer
7 43 (13.69%) Analyst
8 42 (13.38%) 2nd Line Support
9 39 (12.42%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 32 (10.19%) Cisco Engineer
11 31 (9.87%) Data Network Engineer
12 30 (9.55%) Data Engineer
13 28 (8.92%) 1st Line Support
13 28 (8.92%) Network Systems Engineer
13 28 (8.92%) Systems Engineer
14 27 (8.60%) Systems Support
14 27 (8.60%) Systems Support Engineer
15 26 (8.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 26 (8.28%) Senior Network Engineer
16 21 (6.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.82%) 802.1X
2 10 (3.18%) Middleware
3 7 (2.23%) XMPP
4 6 (1.91%) Web Services
5 4 (1.27%) beanstalkd
5 4 (1.27%) COM
5 4 (1.27%) LAMP
6 3 (0.96%) XML
7 2 (0.64%) CSS
7 2 (0.64%) HTML
7 2 (0.64%) JSON
8 1 (0.32%) .NET
8 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.32%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 25 (7.96%) Data Centre
3 24 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (7.32%) Over-the-Top Content
5 19 (6.05%) IPTV
5 19 (6.05%) Video Conferencing
6 16 (5.10%) Internet of Things
7 15 (4.78%) Public Cloud
8 14 (4.46%) RSA SecurID
9 13 (4.14%) iPhone
10 8 (2.55%) Blackberry
10 8 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (2.55%) Replication
11 7 (2.23%) e-Health
12 6 (1.91%) Clustering
12 6 (1.91%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.27%) Computer Science
13 4 (1.27%) iPad
13 4 (1.27%) Streaming Video
14 3 (0.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 142 (45.22%) Windows
2 71 (22.61%) Windows Server
3 67 (21.34%) Windows 7
4 46 (14.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (14.33%) Linux
6 40 (12.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (9.24%) Unix
8 15 (4.78%) Windows 10
9 14 (4.46%) Android
9 14 (4.46%) Mac OS X
10 11 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (2.55%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.91%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.96%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.25%) ITIL
2 50 (15.92%) Load Balancing
3 46 (14.65%) Change Management
4 40 (12.74%) High Availability
5 37 (11.78%) DDoS Mitigation
6 36 (11.46%) Patch Management
7 28 (8.92%) SIEM
8 23 (7.32%) E-Commerce
9 22 (7.01%) Migration
10 19 (6.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 18 (5.73%) HOOD
12 17 (5.41%) ITIL V3
12 17 (5.41%) Mentoring
12 17 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (5.10%) DevOps
13 16 (5.10%) Network Monitoring
14 15 (4.78%) Mobile Device Management
15 14 (4.46%) Network Design
15 14 (4.46%) Service Delivery
16 13 (4.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (14.65%) Python
2 35 (11.15%) Perl
3 22 (7.01%) Bash Shell
4 18 (5.73%) Ruby
5 9 (2.87%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.55%) SQL
7 4 (1.27%) C
7 4 (1.27%) Java
7 4 (1.27%) PHP
7 4 (1.27%) VBScript
8 2 (0.64%) C++
8 2 (0.64%) Korn
9 1 (0.32%) C#
9 1 (0.32%) Go
9 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 155 (49.36%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (34.08%) CCNP
3 76 (24.20%) CCNA
4 47 (14.97%) Degree
5 39 (12.42%) CCSP
6 33 (10.51%) CCSE
7 31 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (9.87%) Security Cleared
8 30 (9.55%) SSCP
9 26 (8.28%) CCIP
10 24 (7.64%) MCSE
11 18 (5.73%) CCSA
12 15 (4.78%) JNCIA
13 12 (3.82%) CCIE
14 10 (3.18%) CCVP
14 10 (3.18%) EMC Certification
15 9 (2.87%) DV Cleared
15 9 (2.87%) MCSA
15 9 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (2.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.50%) SLA
2 8 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 85 (27.07%) Active Directory
2 35 (11.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.87%) XenApp
4 9 (2.87%) XenDesktop
5 7 (2.23%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (1.59%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.64%) Samba
9 2 (0.64%) vSphere
10 1 (0.32%) NFS
10 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.32%) Snort
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (10.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (6.37%) SCCM
3 12 (3.82%) AirWatch
4 9 (2.87%) Ansible
4 9 (2.87%) Puppet
5 7 (2.23%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (1.91%) Cacti
6 6 (1.91%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (1.91%) Nagios
7 5 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.59%) WSUS
8 4 (1.27%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.96%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.64%) DameWare
10 2 (0.64%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.64%) Graphite
10 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.64%) Nessus
Vendors
1 189 (60.19%) Cisco
2 96 (30.57%) Microsoft
3 89 (28.34%) CheckPoint
4 74 (23.57%) Palo Alto
5 61 (19.43%) F5
6 56 (17.83%) Juniper
7 46 (14.65%) Citrix
7 46 (14.65%) VMware
8 24 (7.64%) Riverbed
9 20 (6.37%) Blue Coat
10 19 (6.05%) Akamai
10 19 (6.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 19 (6.05%) SevOne
11 17 (5.41%) Splunk
12 16 (5.10%) EMC
13 15 (4.78%) Veeam
14 13 (4.14%) HP
14 13 (4.14%) SolarWinds
15 12 (3.82%) Oracle
16 11 (3.50%) Avaya
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