The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 155 172 147
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Permanent jobs citing VPN 204 166 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.65% 1.39% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.11% 8.75% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 185 146 188
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £32,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2018 1897 2083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.30% 15.84% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1714 1699 1875
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £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
London

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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 204 (54.55%) Cisco
2 198 (52.94%) Windows
3 187 (50.00%) Firewall
4 157 (41.98%) WAN
5 148 (39.57%) LAN
6 126 (33.69%) DNS
7 117 (31.28%) Cisco Certification
8 110 (29.41%) TCP/IP
9 107 (28.61%) Active Directory
10 103 (27.54%) Microsoft
11 98 (26.20%) MPLS
12 87 (23.26%) Finance
13 85 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
14 83 (22.19%) ITIL
15 78 (20.86%) DHCP
15 78 (20.86%) CCNP
16 74 (19.79%) Linux
17 66 (17.65%) Wireless
18 65 (17.38%) VoIP
18 65 (17.38%) MS Excel
18 65 (17.38%) VLAN
19 64 (17.11%) MS Exchange
19 64 (17.11%) BGP
20 62 (16.58%) CheckPoint
21 59 (15.78%) Windows 7
22 57 (15.24%) UNIX
23 56 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
24 55 (14.71%) EIGRP
24 55 (14.71%) VMware
25 53 (14.17%) IPsec

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 64 (17.11%) MS Exchange
2 26 (6.95%) Lync
3 24 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (6.15%) Apache
5 21 (5.61%) Tomcat
6 15 (4.01%) IIS
7 13 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (3.48%) SharePoint
8 10 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.07%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (1.07%) nginx
12 3 (0.80%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.80%) Jetty
13 2 (0.53%) Confluence
14 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 65 (17.38%) MS Excel
2 48 (12.83%) MS Office
3 6 (1.60%) MS Project
4 4 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.01%) SaaS
2 12 (3.21%) Office 365
3 7 (1.87%) PaaS
3 7 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.34%) IaaS
4 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 187 (50.00%) Firewall
2 157 (41.98%) WAN
3 148 (39.57%) LAN
4 126 (33.69%) DNS
5 110 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 98 (26.20%) MPLS
7 85 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
8 78 (20.86%) DHCP
9 66 (17.65%) Wireless
10 65 (17.38%) VoIP
10 65 (17.38%) VLAN
11 64 (17.11%) BGP
12 55 (14.71%) EIGRP
13 53 (14.17%) IPsec
13 53 (14.17%) OSPF
14 51 (13.64%) SAN
15 49 (13.10%) Network Security
16 48 (12.83%) SSL
17 46 (12.30%) Internet
18 44 (11.76%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.68%) MySQL
3 9 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.34%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.80%) SQLite
7 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) Big Data
8 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.27%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (1.07%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.07%) JIRA
2 3 (0.80%) Subversion
2 3 (0.80%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.27%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 87 (23.26%) Finance
2 29 (7.75%) Advertising
3 28 (7.49%) Telecoms
4 19 (5.08%) Banking
5 17 (4.55%) Law
6 15 (4.01%) Legal
7 14 (3.74%) Marketing
8 8 (2.14%) Retail
9 5 (1.34%) Publishing
10 4 (1.07%) Back Office
11 3 (0.80%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.80%) Electronics
11 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.53%) French Language
12 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.27%) German Language
13 1 (0.27%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 89 (23.80%) Network Engineer
2 82 (21.93%) Analyst
3 44 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 30 (8.02%) Support Analyst
5 26 (6.95%) Support Engineer
5 26 (6.95%) Administrator
5 26 (6.95%) Security Engineer
6 24 (6.42%) Network Security Engineer
6 24 (6.42%) Systems Administrator
7 23 (6.15%) Architect
8 21 (5.61%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 21 (5.61%) Senior Security Engineer
9 20 (5.35%) IT Support
10 17 (4.55%) Lead Network Engineer
10 17 (4.55%) Desktop Support
11 14 (3.74%) Network Analyst
12 13 (3.48%) Security Analyst
13 12 (3.21%) IT Security Analyst
14 11 (2.94%) Team Leader
14 11 (2.94%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.55%) Web Services
2 14 (3.74%) .NET
2 14 (3.74%) XML
3 9 (2.41%) J2EE
4 4 (1.07%) LAMP
4 4 (1.07%) YAML
4 4 (1.07%) JSON
5 3 (0.80%) Java EE
5 3 (0.80%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.53%) COM
6 2 (0.53%) SAML
7 1 (0.27%) OAuth
7 1 (0.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.36%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.49%) Blackberry
3 12 (3.21%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.67%) Open Source
4 10 (2.67%) Hedge funds
5 9 (2.41%) iPad
5 9 (2.41%) Replication
6 8 (2.14%) iPhone
7 7 (1.87%) SecurID
7 7 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.60%) Statistics
8 6 (1.60%) PKI
9 5 (1.34%) Clustering
10 4 (1.07%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (1.07%) PDA
11 3 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.80%) DTV
11 3 (0.80%) IVR
12 2 (0.53%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 198 (52.94%) Windows
2 74 (19.79%) Linux
3 59 (15.78%) Windows 7
4 57 (15.24%) UNIX
5 56 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (6.68%) Windows XP
8 20 (5.35%) Windows 8
9 18 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (4.28%) CentOS
11 12 (3.21%) Debian
12 11 (2.94%) Ubuntu
13 9 (2.41%) Android
14 7 (1.87%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.87%) Mac OS X
15 5 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (1.07%) AIX
16 4 (1.07%) Solaris
17 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (22.19%) ITIL
2 49 (13.10%) Load Balancing
3 32 (8.56%) Network Management
4 28 (7.49%) Project Management
5 19 (5.08%) Network Design
6 18 (4.81%) Information Security
7 16 (4.28%) Asset Management
8 15 (4.01%) E-Commerce
9 14 (3.74%) Change Management
9 14 (3.74%) Network Monitoring
10 13 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (3.48%) Identity Management
10 13 (3.48%) Data Security
11 12 (3.21%) DevOps
12 11 (2.94%) Service Management
13 10 (2.67%) Configuration Management
13 10 (2.67%) Project Planning
13 10 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (2.67%) High Availability
14 8 (2.14%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.22%) Java
2 21 (5.61%) Python
3 19 (5.08%) Bash Shell
4 16 (4.28%) Perl
4 16 (4.28%) SQL
4 16 (4.28%) PowerShell
5 12 (3.21%) C
6 8 (2.14%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.87%) C++
8 6 (1.60%) PHP
8 6 (1.60%) Ruby
9 2 (0.53%) VBScript
9 2 (0.53%) VBA
10 1 (0.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 117 (31.28%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (20.86%) CCNP
3 49 (13.10%) Degree
4 43 (11.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (10.16%) CCNA
6 29 (7.75%) MCSE
7 22 (5.88%) MCITP
8 19 (5.08%) CCSP
9 18 (4.81%) Security Cleared
10 15 (4.01%) CISSP
11 14 (3.74%) MCSA
11 14 (3.74%) CCIP
12 13 (3.48%) CCSA
13 11 (2.94%) SC Cleared
14 10 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (2.41%) CCSE
15 9 (2.41%) MCP
16 8 (2.14%) CCIE
16 8 (2.14%) MCTS
17 6 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.09%) SLA
2 11 (2.94%) QA
3 9 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.87%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.07%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.80%) COBIT
7 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 107 (28.61%) Active Directory
2 36 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.81%) vSphere
4 11 (2.94%) VMware ESX
5 8 (2.14%) NFS
5 8 (2.14%) XenApp
6 7 (1.87%) DFS Replication
6 7 (1.87%) XenServer
6 7 (1.87%) Postfix
6 7 (1.87%) Sendmail
6 7 (1.87%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.34%) KVM
7 5 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.07%) ProxySG
8 4 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.80%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (0.80%) OpenSSH
9 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.53%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.53%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (4.28%) Nagios
1 16 (4.28%) SCCM
1 16 (4.28%) Puppet
2 13 (3.48%) Cacti
3 12 (3.21%) WSUS
4 10 (2.67%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (2.14%) SCOM
5 8 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.87%) SmokePing
6 7 (1.87%) CiscoWorks
6 7 (1.87%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.87%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.34%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.07%) OpenView
8 4 (1.07%) Control-M
8 4 (1.07%) Nessus
8 4 (1.07%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.53%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.53%) Sysprep
9 2 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 204 (54.55%) Cisco
2 103 (27.54%) Microsoft
3 62 (16.58%) CheckPoint
4 55 (14.71%) VMware
5 53 (14.17%) Juniper
6 46 (12.30%) Citrix
7 36 (9.63%) F5
8 34 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 30 (8.02%) HP
10 29 (7.75%) Aruba
11 27 (7.22%) Oracle
12 22 (5.88%) Dell
12 22 (5.88%) Sun
13 21 (5.61%) Symantec
14 17 (4.55%) Apple
14 17 (4.55%) Red Hat
15 12 (3.21%) Bloomberg
15 12 (3.21%) Brocade
15 12 (3.21%) Blue Coat
16 10 (2.67%) Reuters
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits, including training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 per annum + GREAT COMPETITIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE!!
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Venturi NL/BE
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London, City of
Networkers Plc
Salary: Up to UKP 32000 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £47500 - £52500 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonuses
Posted: 17 days ago