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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 112 189 129
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -60
Permanent jobs citing VPN 246 169 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.34% 1.35% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.59% 8.69% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 216 159 224
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,700 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
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
1954 1945 2274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.55% 15.57% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1634 1619 2024
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 2015.

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 2015, 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.

1 315 (63.13%) Firewall
2 283 (56.71%) Cisco
3 230 (46.09%) Windows
4 229 (45.89%) WAN
5 195 (39.08%) LAN
6 173 (34.67%) Cisco Certification
7 157 (31.46%) Finance
8 156 (31.26%) BGP
9 155 (31.06%) Microsoft
10 140 (28.06%) Active Directory
11 137 (27.45%) MPLS
11 137 (27.45%) OSPF
12 124 (24.85%) TCP/IP
13 119 (23.85%) Wireless
14 116 (23.25%) Network Security
15 115 (23.05%) EIGRP
16 114 (22.85%) DNS
17 113 (22.65%) VMware
18 112 (22.44%) Juniper
19 111 (22.24%) ITIL
20 110 (22.04%) Linux
21 108 (21.64%) CCNP
22 103 (20.64%) CCNA
23 101 (20.24%) Citrix
24 100 (20.04%) Cisco ASA
25 96 (19.24%) SSL
26 90 (18.04%) CheckPoint
27 88 (17.64%) VoIP
28 86 (17.23%) MS Exchange
29 81 (16.23%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 86 (17.23%) MS Exchange
2 30 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (5.41%) IIS
4 25 (5.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 23 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (4.41%) Apache
7 17 (3.41%) SharePoint
7 17 (3.41%) Lync
8 13 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.80%) nginx
9 9 (1.80%) IBM Notes
10 6 (1.20%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.60%) WorkSite
12 3 (0.60%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.20%) Confluence
14 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.20%) Jetty
Applications
1 81 (16.23%) MS Office
2 68 (13.63%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.40%) SmartSuite
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.60%) assyst
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.01%) Office 365
3 12 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.00%) SaaS
5 9 (1.80%) IaaS
6 7 (1.40%) PaaS
7 6 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.20%) Route 53
8 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.40%) Datadog
8 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.20%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 315 (63.13%) Firewall
2 229 (45.89%) WAN
3 195 (39.08%) LAN
4 156 (31.26%) BGP
5 137 (27.45%) MPLS
5 137 (27.45%) OSPF
6 124 (24.85%) TCP/IP
7 119 (23.85%) Wireless
8 116 (23.25%) Network Security
9 115 (23.05%) EIGRP
10 114 (22.85%) DNS
11 100 (20.04%) Cisco ASA
12 96 (19.24%) SSL
13 88 (17.64%) VoIP
14 80 (16.03%) DHCP
15 79 (15.83%) Internet
16 76 (15.23%) VLAN
17 73 (14.63%) HSRP
18 69 (13.83%) IPsec
19 67 (13.43%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.21%) MySQL
3 11 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.20%) MariaDB
4 6 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.00%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.80%) Subversion
3 2 (0.40%) Xcode
4 1 (0.20%) JIRA
4 1 (0.20%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.20%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.20%) Hudson
General
1 157 (31.46%) Finance
2 42 (8.42%) Telecoms
3 38 (7.62%) Advertising
4 24 (4.81%) Banking
5 18 (3.61%) Retail
5 18 (3.61%) Law
5 18 (3.61%) Financial Institution
6 17 (3.41%) Legal
7 16 (3.21%) Marketing
8 8 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.60%) Back Office
8 8 (1.60%) Electronics
9 5 (1.00%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 141 (28.26%) Network Engineer
2 81 (16.23%) Analyst
3 50 (10.02%) Consultant
4 41 (8.22%) Support Analyst
4 41 (8.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 37 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 35 (7.01%) Security Engineer
7 28 (5.61%) Network Security Engineer
7 28 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
8 26 (5.21%) IT Support
9 22 (4.41%) Architect
10 21 (4.21%) Technical Support
10 21 (4.21%) Sales Consultant
10 21 (4.21%) Network Manager
10 21 (4.21%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 19 (3.81%) IT Support Analyst
11 19 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
11 19 (3.81%) Service Analyst
11 19 (3.81%) Network Consultant
12 18 (3.61%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.41%) Web Services
2 10 (2.00%) XMPP
3 7 (1.40%) SOAP
4 6 (1.20%) .NET
5 4 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.40%) Play Framework
6 2 (0.40%) CSS
6 2 (0.40%) HTML
6 2 (0.40%) XML
6 2 (0.40%) Cocoa
7 1 (0.20%) WAP
7 1 (0.20%) Middleware
7 1 (0.20%) LAMP
7 1 (0.20%) Doctrine
7 1 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.20%) Java EE
7 1 (0.20%) Symfony
7 1 (0.20%) jQuery
7 1 (0.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.62%) Management Information System
2 36 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (5.61%) Client/Server
3 28 (5.61%) Video Conferencing
4 26 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 24 (4.81%) Blackberry
6 19 (3.81%) Hedge funds
7 18 (3.61%) CMDB
8 17 (3.41%) Replication
9 15 (3.01%) EPoS
10 13 (2.61%) Clustering
10 13 (2.61%) Mathematics
11 10 (2.00%) Equities
12 9 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (1.80%) Derivative
12 9 (1.80%) iPhone
13 8 (1.60%) DTV
14 7 (1.40%) Handset
14 7 (1.40%) Mobile App
15 6 (1.20%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 230 (46.09%) Windows
2 110 (22.04%) Linux
3 65 (13.03%) Windows 7
4 54 (10.82%) Windows XP
5 49 (9.82%) UNIX
6 45 (9.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (6.01%) Windows Vista
10 25 (5.01%) Windows 8
11 24 (4.81%) Apple iOS
12 20 (4.01%) CentOS
13 19 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (2.40%) Debian
15 11 (2.20%) Solaris
16 10 (2.00%) Android
16 10 (2.00%) Mac OS X
17 7 (1.40%) Mac OS
18 6 (1.20%) Ubuntu
18 6 (1.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (22.24%) ITIL
2 72 (14.43%) Load Balancing
3 62 (12.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 48 (9.62%) Project Management
5 39 (7.82%) Information Security
5 39 (7.82%) Kalman Filter
6 28 (5.61%) Problem Management
6 28 (5.61%) Network Design
7 27 (5.41%) Time Management
8 26 (5.21%) Network Management
9 25 (5.01%) Migration
10 21 (4.21%) Business Continuity
10 21 (4.21%) Service Delivery
11 17 (3.41%) Service Management
11 17 (3.41%) ITSM
11 17 (3.41%) Low Latency
11 17 (3.41%) Network Monitoring
12 16 (3.21%) Content Management
13 14 (2.81%) Performance Management
14 12 (2.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.62%) SQL
2 20 (4.01%) Python
3 16 (3.21%) Perl
4 15 (3.01%) Bash Shell
5 10 (2.00%) PHP
6 9 (1.80%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.40%) Ruby
8 6 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.80%) C
9 4 (0.80%) C#
10 3 (0.60%) Java
10 3 (0.60%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.60%) Tcl
11 2 (0.40%) VBScript
11 2 (0.40%) VB
11 2 (0.40%) VBA
11 2 (0.40%) Scala
12 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 173 (34.67%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (21.64%) CCNP
3 103 (20.64%) CCNA
4 73 (14.63%) Degree
5 56 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (8.22%) MCSE
7 30 (6.01%) CISSP
8 29 (5.81%) JNCIA
9 27 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 27 (5.41%) CCIE
10 24 (4.81%) Citrix Certification
11 23 (4.61%) MCP
11 23 (4.61%) CCA
11 23 (4.61%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (3.21%) CCSA
12 16 (3.21%) MCSA
13 13 (2.61%) MCITP
14 11 (2.20%) MCDST
15 8 (1.60%) CISM
15 8 (1.60%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (11.62%) SLA
2 26 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.81%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.60%) COBIT
5 5 (1.00%) QA
6 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 140 (28.06%) Active Directory
2 76 (15.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (7.21%) Hyper-V
4 27 (5.41%) XenApp
5 22 (4.41%) Terminal Services
6 17 (3.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 11 (2.20%) iptables
8 8 (1.60%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.60%) KVM
9 7 (1.40%) vSphere
9 7 (1.40%) Xen
9 7 (1.40%) XenServer
9 7 (1.40%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.20%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.60%) Postfix
11 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.40%) UAG
12 2 (0.40%) vCloud
12 2 (0.40%) pfSense
12 2 (0.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (4.21%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (3.41%) OPNET
3 11 (2.20%) CiscoWorks
4 10 (2.00%) Nagios
5 9 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (1.60%) Cisco LMS
6 8 (1.60%) SCCM
6 8 (1.60%) SolarWinds Orion
6 8 (1.60%) Puppet
7 6 (1.20%) SCOM
7 6 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.00%) Graphite
8 5 (1.00%) ZABBIX
8 5 (1.00%) WSUS
8 5 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
9 4 (0.80%) Cisco IPCC
10 3 (0.60%) Nessus
10 3 (0.60%) SELinux
10 3 (0.60%) Cacti
Vendors
1 283 (56.71%) Cisco
2 155 (31.06%) Microsoft
3 113 (22.65%) VMware
4 112 (22.44%) Juniper
5 101 (20.24%) Citrix
6 90 (18.04%) CheckPoint
7 69 (13.83%) F5
8 67 (13.43%) SolarWinds
9 48 (9.62%) HP
10 29 (5.81%) Avaya
10 29 (5.81%) Apple
10 29 (5.81%) Riverbed
11 25 (5.01%) Symantec
12 23 (4.61%) Aruba
13 21 (4.21%) Red Hat
14 17 (3.41%) Fortinet
14 17 (3.41%) Oracle
15 12 (2.40%) McAfee
16 11 (2.20%) Meraki
17 10 (2.00%) Nortel
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £24,000 - £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £29000 - £29500 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Imperative People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits+excellent training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + package and bonus!
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + on call + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago