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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 108 181 138
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -43
Permanent jobs citing VPN 261 178 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.37% 1.46% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.02% 9.37% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 236 166 203
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
1861 1900 2415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.90% 15.63% 20.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1665 2154
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £31,500
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 21 November 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in the City of London

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 265 (58.89%) Firewall
2 256 (56.89%) Cisco
3 254 (56.44%) Windows
4 181 (40.22%) WAN
5 172 (38.22%) Active Directory
6 158 (35.11%) Cisco Certification
7 149 (33.11%) LAN
8 143 (31.78%) Microsoft
9 138 (30.67%) DNS
10 125 (27.78%) Finance
11 123 (27.33%) Cisco ASA
12 118 (26.22%) MPLS
13 116 (25.78%) Wireless
14 115 (25.56%) CCNP
15 113 (25.11%) DHCP
16 111 (24.67%) TCP/IP
17 106 (23.56%) VMware
17 106 (23.56%) Juniper
18 103 (22.89%) MS Exchange
19 102 (22.67%) BGP
20 99 (22.00%) OSPF
21 95 (21.11%) Windows Server 2008
22 91 (20.22%) ITIL
23 87 (19.33%) MS Office
24 86 (19.11%) Citrix
25 84 (18.67%) Linux
26 83 (18.44%) EIGRP
27 79 (17.56%) CheckPoint
28 77 (17.11%) Network Security
28 77 (17.11%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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
1 103 (22.89%) MS Exchange
2 45 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (7.11%) Lync
3 32 (7.11%) SharePoint
4 29 (6.44%) IIS
5 22 (4.89%) Apache
6 19 (4.22%) Tomcat
7 17 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (2.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.11%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.89%) WorkSite
13 3 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.22%) nginx
15 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.22%) GroupWise
Applications
1 87 (19.33%) MS Office
2 73 (16.22%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.67%) SmartSuite
4 3 (0.67%) MS Project
4 3 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.56%) Office 365
2 14 (3.11%) PaaS
3 13 (2.89%) SaaS
4 11 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (1.33%) IaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 265 (58.89%) Firewall
2 181 (40.22%) WAN
3 149 (33.11%) LAN
4 138 (30.67%) DNS
5 123 (27.33%) Cisco ASA
6 118 (26.22%) MPLS
7 116 (25.78%) Wireless
8 113 (25.11%) DHCP
9 111 (24.67%) TCP/IP
10 102 (22.67%) BGP
11 99 (22.00%) OSPF
12 83 (18.44%) EIGRP
13 77 (17.11%) Network Security
14 74 (16.44%) VoIP
15 73 (16.22%) VLAN
16 65 (14.44%) SSL
17 51 (11.33%) SAN
17 51 (11.33%) IPsec
18 49 (10.89%) HSRP
19 41 (9.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.56%) MySQL
3 19 (4.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.78%) Big Data
7 7 (1.56%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.22%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (0.89%) TeamCity
1 4 (0.89%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 125 (27.78%) Finance
2 39 (8.67%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.67%) Banking
4 17 (3.78%) Advertising
5 14 (3.11%) Law
6 13 (2.89%) Back Office
7 10 (2.22%) Marketing
8 8 (1.78%) Retail
9 6 (1.33%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.11%) Legal
11 4 (0.89%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.67%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 127 (28.22%) Network Engineer
2 111 (24.67%) Analyst
3 50 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 49 (10.89%) Support Analyst
5 40 (8.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 39 (8.67%) Security Engineer
7 37 (8.22%) IT Support
8 32 (7.11%) Security Analyst
9 30 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
10 26 (5.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 25 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
11 25 (5.56%) Architect
11 25 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
12 22 (4.89%) IT Support Analyst
13 20 (4.44%) Administrator
14 18 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
15 17 (3.78%) Team Leader
15 17 (3.78%) Network Analyst
16 16 (3.56%) IT Support Engineer
16 16 (3.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.00%) Web Services
2 11 (2.44%) .NET
3 9 (2.00%) XML
4 7 (1.56%) JSON
4 7 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (0.89%) SAML
5 4 (0.89%) OAuth
6 3 (0.67%) REST
7 2 (0.44%) Middleware
7 2 (0.44%) COM
7 2 (0.44%) CSS
8 1 (0.22%) ODBC
8 1 (0.22%) LAMP
8 1 (0.22%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (10.67%) Blackberry
3 29 (6.44%) Management Information System
4 27 (6.00%) Computer Science
5 19 (4.22%) iPhone
6 18 (4.00%) Replication
7 15 (3.33%) iPad
8 13 (2.89%) PKI
9 11 (2.44%) Open Source
10 10 (2.22%) SecurID
11 9 (2.00%) Clustering
12 7 (1.56%) Statistics
13 6 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.89%) EqualLogic
14 4 (0.89%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.89%) AVVID
14 4 (0.89%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
15 3 (0.67%) Visualisation
16 2 (0.44%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 254 (56.44%) Windows
2 95 (21.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 84 (18.67%) Linux
4 77 (17.11%) Windows 7
5 58 (12.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 57 (12.67%) Windows XP
7 48 (10.67%) UNIX
8 34 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (6.22%) Windows 8
10 25 (5.56%) Android
11 23 (5.11%) Windows Vista
12 15 (3.33%) Mac OS X
13 13 (2.89%) CentOS
14 8 (1.78%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.78%) Solaris
15 4 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.44%) AIX
17 2 (0.44%) SELinux
18 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (20.22%) ITIL
2 48 (10.67%) Load Balancing
3 47 (10.44%) Kalman Filter
4 42 (9.33%) Information Security
5 33 (7.33%) Network Management
6 25 (5.56%) Network Design
7 24 (5.33%) Project Management
8 23 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (5.11%) Identity Management
9 20 (4.44%) Data Security
9 20 (4.44%) Migration
10 19 (4.22%) TOGAF
10 19 (4.22%) Network Monitoring
11 16 (3.56%) CRM
12 15 (3.33%) Change Control
13 14 (3.11%) Risk Assessment
13 14 (3.11%) Asset Management
14 13 (2.89%) Security Management
15 12 (2.67%) Penetration Testing
16 11 (2.44%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (8.00%) SQL
2 14 (3.11%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.67%) Bash Shell
3 12 (2.67%) Perl
4 9 (2.00%) PHP
5 7 (1.56%) C
5 7 (1.56%) C#
5 7 (1.56%) VB
6 5 (1.11%) Python
7 3 (0.67%) Ruby
8 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.44%) VBScript
8 2 (0.44%) Java
9 1 (0.22%) VBA
9 1 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 158 (35.11%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (25.56%) CCNP
3 60 (13.33%) Degree
4 57 (12.67%) CCNA
5 42 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (8.00%) CISSP
7 28 (6.22%) CCSP
8 27 (6.00%) MCSE
8 27 (6.00%) MCITP
9 23 (5.11%) MCP
10 21 (4.67%) MCSA
11 20 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 18 (4.00%) CCSA
12 18 (4.00%) CCIP
13 17 (3.78%) CCIE
14 13 (2.89%) MCTS
14 13 (2.89%) Security Cleared
15 12 (2.67%) CCSE
16 11 (2.44%) JNCIA
17 8 (1.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.22%) SLA
2 12 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.44%) QA
4 6 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.11%) COBIT
6 4 (0.89%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 172 (38.22%) Active Directory
2 64 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (7.78%) vSphere
4 21 (4.67%) XenApp
5 14 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.67%) Hyper-V
7 11 (2.44%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.22%) XenServer
9 8 (1.78%) DFS Replication
9 8 (1.78%) Xen
10 5 (1.11%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.89%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.89%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.67%) NFS
12 3 (0.67%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.44%) Snort
13 2 (0.44%) Firmware
13 2 (0.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (4.22%) SCCM
1 19 (4.22%) Oracle Identity Management
2 16 (3.56%) SCOM
3 13 (2.89%) Nagios
4 10 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.22%) Cacti
5 8 (1.78%) Nessus
5 8 (1.78%) WSUS
6 7 (1.56%) XenMobile
7 6 (1.33%) CiscoWorks
7 6 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.67%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.67%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.67%) Puppet
11 2 (0.44%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.44%) Sysprep
11 2 (0.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 256 (56.89%) Cisco
2 143 (31.78%) Microsoft
3 106 (23.56%) Juniper
3 106 (23.56%) VMware
4 86 (19.11%) Citrix
5 79 (17.56%) CheckPoint
6 57 (12.67%) F5
7 49 (10.89%) HP
8 43 (9.56%) SolarWinds
9 40 (8.89%) Oracle
10 36 (8.00%) Aruba
11 31 (6.89%) Symantec
12 24 (5.33%) Brocade
13 23 (5.11%) Sun
14 19 (4.22%) Avaya
14 19 (4.22%) Apple
15 17 (3.78%) Dell
16 16 (3.56%) IronPort
17 12 (2.67%) Veeam
17 12 (2.67%) Blue Coat
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