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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 107 171 150
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -21
Permanent jobs citing VPN 267 176 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.48% 1.52% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.38% 9.76% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 240 164 194
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £29,475
10% offered a salary of more than £62,550 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
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
1857 1803 2449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.25% 15.56% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1626 1578 2155
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 289 (60.08%) Firewall
2 273 (56.76%) Cisco
3 266 (55.30%) Windows
4 206 (42.83%) WAN
5 187 (38.88%) Active Directory
6 175 (36.38%) Cisco Certification
7 168 (34.93%) LAN
8 148 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 146 (30.35%) Finance
10 136 (28.27%) DNS
11 133 (27.65%) MPLS
12 130 (27.03%) Wireless
13 129 (26.82%) TCP/IP
14 125 (25.99%) BGP
15 121 (25.16%) CCNP
16 120 (24.95%) Cisco ASA
17 115 (23.91%) Juniper
18 114 (23.70%) OSPF
19 112 (23.28%) VMware
20 111 (23.08%) DHCP
21 101 (21.00%) ITIL
21 101 (21.00%) MS Exchange
22 99 (20.58%) Linux
22 99 (20.58%) EIGRP
23 95 (19.75%) Citrix
23 95 (19.75%) Network Security
24 92 (19.13%) Windows Server 2008
25 88 (18.30%) VoIP
26 82 (17.05%) CheckPoint
27 81 (16.84%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 101 (21.00%) MS Exchange
2 40 (8.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (7.07%) IIS
4 30 (6.24%) SharePoint
5 24 (4.99%) Lync
6 23 (4.78%) Apache
7 17 (3.53%) Tomcat
7 17 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.25%) WorkSite
9 6 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.25%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.21%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 81 (16.84%) MS Office
2 68 (14.14%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.62%) MS Project
5 3 (0.62%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.33%) Office 365
2 15 (3.12%) SaaS
2 15 (3.12%) PaaS
3 13 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.46%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 289 (60.08%) Firewall
2 206 (42.83%) WAN
3 168 (34.93%) LAN
4 136 (28.27%) DNS
5 133 (27.65%) MPLS
6 130 (27.03%) Wireless
7 129 (26.82%) TCP/IP
8 125 (25.99%) BGP
9 120 (24.95%) Cisco ASA
10 114 (23.70%) OSPF
11 111 (23.08%) DHCP
12 99 (20.58%) EIGRP
13 95 (19.75%) Network Security
14 88 (18.30%) VoIP
15 78 (16.22%) SSL
15 78 (16.22%) VLAN
16 64 (13.31%) SAN
17 60 (12.47%) IPsec
18 58 (12.06%) Cisco IOS
19 55 (11.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.61%) MySQL
3 22 (4.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.66%) Big Data
6 8 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.46%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.21%) NonStop SQL
12 1 (0.21%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (0.83%) TeamCity
1 4 (0.83%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 146 (30.35%) Finance
2 44 (9.15%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.78%) Banking
4 22 (4.57%) Advertising
5 16 (3.33%) Marketing
6 14 (2.91%) Back Office
6 14 (2.91%) Law
7 13 (2.70%) Financial Institution
8 11 (2.29%) Legal
9 7 (1.46%) Retail
10 5 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.62%) Publishing
12 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.42%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 140 (29.11%) Network Engineer
2 114 (23.70%) Analyst
3 54 (11.23%) Support Engineer
4 51 (10.60%) Support Analyst
5 41 (8.52%) Security Engineer
6 39 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 39 (8.11%) IT Support
7 32 (6.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 32 (6.65%) Security Analyst
7 32 (6.65%) Network Security Engineer
8 27 (5.61%) Architect
8 27 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (5.20%) IT Support Analyst
9 25 (5.20%) Consultant
10 24 (4.99%) IT Security Analyst
11 19 (3.95%) Team Leader
12 18 (3.74%) Network Team Leader
13 17 (3.53%) Administrator
14 16 (3.33%) Technical Support
15 15 (3.12%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.16%) Web Services
2 12 (2.49%) .NET
3 7 (1.46%) SOAP
3 7 (1.46%) XML
3 7 (1.46%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (1.04%) JSON
5 4 (0.83%) OAuth
5 4 (0.83%) SAML
6 3 (0.62%) REST
7 2 (0.42%) Middleware
7 2 (0.42%) COM
7 2 (0.42%) CSS
8 1 (0.21%) HTML
8 1 (0.21%) LAMP
8 1 (0.21%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (8.52%) Blackberry
3 34 (7.07%) Management Information System
4 28 (5.82%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.95%) Replication
6 18 (3.74%) iPhone
7 13 (2.70%) Clustering
8 12 (2.49%) iPad
9 11 (2.29%) Open Source
9 11 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (2.08%) PKI
11 8 (1.66%) CMDB
12 7 (1.46%) SecurID
13 5 (1.04%) Statistics
14 4 (0.83%) AVVID
14 4 (0.83%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.83%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.83%) EqualLogic
14 4 (0.83%) Hedge funds
15 3 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 266 (55.30%) Windows
2 99 (20.58%) Linux
3 92 (19.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (14.76%) Windows 7
5 69 (14.35%) Windows XP
6 64 (13.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 59 (12.27%) UNIX
8 35 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (6.44%) Windows Vista
10 29 (6.03%) Windows 8
11 25 (5.20%) Android
12 16 (3.33%) CentOS
12 16 (3.33%) Mac OS X
13 13 (2.70%) Solaris
14 6 (1.25%) AIX
14 6 (1.25%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (21.00%) ITIL
2 48 (9.98%) Information Security
3 47 (9.77%) Kalman Filter
4 43 (8.94%) Load Balancing
5 35 (7.28%) Network Management
6 34 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 32 (6.65%) Project Management
8 31 (6.44%) Migration
9 26 (5.41%) Network Design
10 21 (4.37%) Identity Management
10 21 (4.37%) Network Monitoring
11 19 (3.95%) TOGAF
12 17 (3.53%) CRM
12 17 (3.53%) Data Security
13 16 (3.33%) Service Management
13 16 (3.33%) Change Control
14 15 (3.12%) ITSM
15 13 (2.70%) Asset Management
15 13 (2.70%) Security Management
15 13 (2.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (8.11%) SQL
2 12 (2.49%) Perl
2 12 (2.49%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.08%) Bash Shell
3 10 (2.08%) PHP
4 7 (1.46%) C#
4 7 (1.46%) VB
5 5 (1.04%) C
5 5 (1.04%) Python
6 3 (0.62%) Ruby
7 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.42%) VBScript
8 1 (0.21%) VBA
8 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 175 (36.38%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (25.16%) CCNP
3 68 (14.14%) CCNA
4 64 (13.31%) Degree
5 48 (9.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (8.73%) CISSP
7 29 (6.03%) MCSE
8 27 (5.61%) MCITP
9 26 (5.41%) MCP
9 26 (5.41%) CCSP
10 24 (4.99%) CCIE
11 22 (4.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (3.95%) MCSA
13 16 (3.33%) CCIP
14 12 (2.49%) CCSA
14 12 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (2.49%) MCTS
15 11 (2.29%) Security Cleared
15 11 (2.29%) JNCIA
16 9 (1.87%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.24%) SLA
2 19 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.29%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.66%) QA
5 7 (1.46%) COBIT
6 4 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.42%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 187 (38.88%) Active Directory
2 71 (14.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (6.86%) vSphere
4 27 (5.61%) XenApp
5 18 (3.74%) Hyper-V
6 14 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.49%) Terminal Services
8 10 (2.08%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.08%) XenServer
9 9 (1.87%) Xen
10 5 (1.04%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.04%) DFS Replication
10 5 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.83%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.62%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.62%) NFS
13 2 (0.42%) Postfix
13 2 (0.42%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (3.74%) SCCM
1 18 (3.74%) Oracle Identity Management
2 17 (3.53%) SCOM
3 12 (2.49%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (2.29%) Nagios
5 9 (1.87%) WSUS
6 8 (1.66%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.66%) CiscoWorks
6 8 (1.66%) Cacti
6 8 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (1.46%) XenMobile
8 6 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (1.04%) Nessus
9 5 (1.04%) Cisco LMS
10 4 (0.83%) OPNET
10 4 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.62%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.62%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.42%) Sysprep
12 2 (0.42%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 273 (56.76%) Cisco
2 148 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 115 (23.91%) Juniper
4 112 (23.28%) VMware
5 95 (19.75%) Citrix
6 82 (17.05%) CheckPoint
7 61 (12.68%) F5
8 55 (11.43%) SolarWinds
8 55 (11.43%) HP
9 34 (7.07%) Oracle
10 32 (6.65%) Symantec
11 31 (6.44%) Aruba
12 22 (4.57%) Avaya
13 21 (4.37%) Sun
14 17 (3.53%) Apple
14 17 (3.53%) Brocade
15 15 (3.12%) Red Hat
16 14 (2.91%) IronPort
16 14 (2.91%) Riverbed
17 12 (2.49%) Veeam
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50 - £75 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25000 - 30000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + £3000 car allowance + £5,000 bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Rosemont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago