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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 115 118 186
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +68
Permanent jobs citing VPN 163 247 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.31% 2.34% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.62% 12.49% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 135 216 164
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,600 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,318
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.27%
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
1115 1978 1951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.79% 18.74% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1654 1621
Average salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016, 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.

1 168 (57.34%) Firewall
2 152 (51.88%) Cisco
3 144 (49.15%) Windows
4 130 (44.37%) Cisco Certification
5 124 (42.32%) LAN
6 116 (39.59%) WAN
7 88 (30.03%) OSPF
8 86 (29.35%) CCNP
9 85 (29.01%) BGP
10 84 (28.67%) Active Directory
10 84 (28.67%) Microsoft
11 78 (26.62%) MS Office
12 76 (25.94%) MPLS
13 72 (24.57%) Windows 7
14 70 (23.89%) CCNA
14 70 (23.89%) CheckPoint
14 70 (23.89%) Telecoms
15 65 (22.18%) Juniper
15 65 (22.18%) ITIL
16 64 (21.84%) Network Security
17 62 (21.16%) Cisco ASA
17 62 (21.16%) Finance
18 61 (20.82%) Wireless
19 58 (19.80%) Palo Alto
20 57 (19.45%) Windows Server 2008
20 57 (19.45%) Degree
21 54 (18.43%) Change Management
22 52 (17.75%) F5
23 49 (16.72%) VLAN
24 48 (16.38%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 43 (14.68%) Exchange Server 2013
2 32 (10.92%) MS Exchange
3 22 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (5.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (4.44%) IIS
6 10 (3.41%) Apache
7 6 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.05%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.02%) Confluence
8 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.02%) MediaWiki
8 3 (1.02%) nginx
8 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.68%) JBoss
9 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 78 (26.62%) MS Office
2 32 (10.92%) MS Visio
3 28 (9.56%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) assyst
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.73%) Office 365
4 5 (1.71%) SaaS
5 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.68%) IaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (57.34%) Firewall
2 124 (42.32%) LAN
3 116 (39.59%) WAN
4 88 (30.03%) OSPF
5 85 (29.01%) BGP
6 76 (25.94%) MPLS
7 64 (21.84%) Network Security
8 62 (21.16%) Cisco ASA
9 61 (20.82%) Wireless
10 49 (16.72%) VLAN
11 47 (16.04%) EIGRP
11 47 (16.04%) SSL
12 46 (15.70%) DNS
13 44 (15.02%) TCP/IP
13 44 (15.02%) VoIP
14 35 (11.95%) DMZ
14 35 (11.95%) Internet
15 33 (11.26%) HSRP
16 31 (10.58%) DHCP
17 29 (9.90%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.80%) MySQL
3 4 (1.37%) Redis
4 3 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.34%) MS Access
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.02%) Hudson
1 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.02%) JIRA
1 3 (1.02%) Subversion
General
1 70 (23.89%) Telecoms
2 62 (21.16%) Finance
3 34 (11.60%) Banking
4 19 (6.48%) Advertising
5 12 (4.10%) Law
6 10 (3.41%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.39%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.05%) Legal
9 5 (1.71%) Retail
10 3 (1.02%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.68%) French Language
11 2 (0.68%) Front Office
11 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.34%) Marketing
12 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 121 (41.30%) Network Engineer
2 56 (19.11%) Security Engineer
2 56 (19.11%) Support Engineer
3 50 (17.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 48 (16.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 46 (15.70%) Analyst
6 35 (11.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 26 (8.87%) Network Support
8 24 (8.19%) Data Network Engineer
8 24 (8.19%) Senior Network Engineer
9 23 (7.85%) Data Engineer
9 23 (7.85%) Network Support Engineer
10 22 (7.51%) Systems Engineer
11 21 (7.17%) Service Analyst
12 20 (6.83%) Service Desk Analyst
12 20 (6.83%) Support Analyst
13 19 (6.48%) 1st Line Support
13 19 (6.48%) Cisco Engineer
13 19 (6.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 18 (6.14%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.75%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.73%) LAMP
3 7 (2.39%) XMPP
4 4 (1.37%) beanstalkd
4 4 (1.37%) COM
5 3 (1.02%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (1.02%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.68%) Middleware
6 2 (0.68%) XML
6 2 (0.68%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.34%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 30 (10.24%) Data Centre
3 27 (9.22%) Blackberry
4 21 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.12%) iPhone
5 15 (5.12%) Over-the-Top Content
5 15 (5.12%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (4.44%) Internet of Things
6 13 (4.44%) iPad
6 13 (4.44%) IPTV
6 13 (4.44%) RSA SecurID
7 11 (3.75%) Computer Science
8 10 (3.41%) Hedge funds
9 9 (3.07%) Clustering
10 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.05%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.02%) e-Health
11 3 (1.02%) Equities
11 3 (1.02%) Replication
11 3 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 144 (49.15%) Windows
2 72 (24.57%) Windows 7
3 57 (19.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (15.02%) Windows Server
5 32 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (10.24%) Linux
7 18 (6.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (5.80%) Windows 8
9 13 (4.44%) Android
10 11 (3.75%) Unix
11 6 (2.05%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.05%) Windows 10
11 6 (2.05%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.05%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.02%) CentOS
13 3 (1.02%) Debian
13 3 (1.02%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (22.18%) ITIL
2 54 (18.43%) Change Management
3 48 (16.38%) Patch Management
4 35 (11.95%) Service Management
5 33 (11.26%) Load Balancing
5 33 (11.26%) SIEM
6 32 (10.92%) DDoS Mitigation
7 31 (10.58%) High Availability
8 29 (9.90%) Migration
9 21 (7.17%) ITIL V3
9 21 (7.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 20 (6.83%) Network Design
11 19 (6.48%) Problem Management
12 17 (5.80%) E-Commerce
13 16 (5.46%) Service Delivery
14 15 (5.12%) Network Management
15 14 (4.78%) Mentoring
16 13 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
17 11 (3.75%) Information Security
18 10 (3.41%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.22%) Perl
2 25 (8.53%) Python
2 25 (8.53%) SQL
3 17 (5.80%) Bash Shell
4 16 (5.46%) Ruby
5 7 (2.39%) PHP
6 4 (1.37%) C
7 3 (1.02%) Java
8 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.34%) AWK
9 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.34%) sed
9 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.34%) VB
9 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 130 (44.37%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (29.35%) CCNP
3 70 (23.89%) CCNA
4 57 (19.45%) Degree
5 41 (13.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (9.56%) MCSE
7 23 (7.85%) CCSE
7 23 (7.85%) Security Cleared
8 22 (7.51%) CCSP
9 20 (6.83%) SSCP
10 17 (5.80%) CCIP
11 16 (5.46%) MCP
12 15 (5.12%) CCSA
12 15 (5.12%) MCITP
12 15 (5.12%) MCSA
13 13 (4.44%) CCIE
14 12 (4.10%) JNCIA
15 10 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
15 10 (3.41%) MCTS
16 9 (3.07%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.83%) SLA
2 10 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.68%) ISO15022
3 2 (0.68%) ISO20022
System Software
1 84 (28.67%) Active Directory
2 46 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.46%) VMware ESX
4 14 (4.78%) XenApp
5 12 (4.10%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.73%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.02%) iptables
7 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.02%) Postfix
7 3 (1.02%) Samba
7 3 (1.02%) vSphere
7 3 (1.02%) XenServer
8 2 (0.68%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.34%) NFS
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (8.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (3.07%) Puppet
3 9 (3.07%) SCCM
4 7 (2.39%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.71%) Ansible
6 5 (1.71%) DameWare
7 4 (1.37%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (1.37%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.37%) Nagios
8 3 (1.02%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.02%) Salt
8 3 (1.02%) vMotion
8 3 (1.02%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.68%) Cacti
9 2 (0.68%) SELinux
10 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 152 (51.88%) Cisco
2 84 (28.67%) Microsoft
3 70 (23.89%) CheckPoint
4 65 (22.18%) Juniper
5 58 (19.80%) Palo Alto
6 52 (17.75%) F5
7 48 (16.38%) VMware
8 42 (14.33%) Citrix
9 28 (9.56%) Riverbed
10 22 (7.51%) Brocade
11 18 (6.14%) Blue Coat
11 18 (6.14%) HP
12 15 (5.12%) Splunk
13 14 (4.78%) Extreme Networks
14 13 (4.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 12 (4.10%) Intel Security
15 12 (4.10%) Symantec
16 10 (3.41%) Akamai
16 10 (3.41%) SevOne
17 9 (3.07%) AlgoSec
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, h/care, childcare
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