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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 179 162 178
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 134 204 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.28% 1.65% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.24% 9.96% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 114 185 146
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,075 £29,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,550 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,947 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -1.47%
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
1450 2048 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.82% 16.53% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1727 1702
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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.

1 248 (65.61%) Firewall
2 208 (55.03%) Cisco
3 175 (46.30%) Windows
4 166 (43.92%) WAN
5 149 (39.42%) LAN
6 127 (33.60%) Microsoft
7 108 (28.57%) OSPF
8 105 (27.78%) Finance
9 104 (27.51%) VMware
10 103 (27.25%) BGP
11 102 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
11 102 (26.98%) TCP/IP
12 101 (26.72%) Active Directory
13 97 (25.66%) Linux
14 85 (22.49%) ITIL
14 85 (22.49%) MPLS
15 84 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
16 82 (21.69%) Data Centre
17 81 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
18 80 (21.16%) DNS
18 80 (21.16%) Juniper
18 80 (21.16%) CheckPoint
19 79 (20.90%) VoIP
20 75 (19.84%) Wireless
21 73 (19.31%) Network Security
22 72 (19.05%) CCNA
23 71 (18.78%) Citrix
24 68 (17.99%) MS Exchange
25 65 (17.20%) MS Office
25 65 (17.20%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 68 (17.99%) MS Exchange
2 28 (7.41%) Apache
3 26 (6.88%) IIS
4 20 (5.29%) SharePoint
5 17 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (3.97%) Lync
7 14 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (2.91%) nginx
10 10 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (2.12%) Tomcat
11 8 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (2.12%) IBM Notes
12 5 (1.32%) Confluence
12 5 (1.32%) MediaWiki
13 3 (0.79%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.79%) JBoss
14 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.26%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
Applications
1 65 (17.20%) MS Office
2 61 (16.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.53%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.32%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.53%) assyst
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.97%) Office 365
3 14 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.85%) IaaS
5 6 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.59%) SaaS
5 6 (1.59%) PaaS
6 3 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.79%) Route 53
6 3 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.53%) Datadog
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.26%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 248 (65.61%) Firewall
2 166 (43.92%) WAN
3 149 (39.42%) LAN
4 108 (28.57%) OSPF
5 103 (27.25%) BGP
6 102 (26.98%) TCP/IP
7 85 (22.49%) MPLS
8 81 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
9 80 (21.16%) DNS
10 79 (20.90%) VoIP
11 75 (19.84%) Wireless
12 73 (19.31%) Network Security
13 64 (16.93%) EIGRP
14 62 (16.40%) VLAN
15 61 (16.14%) SSL
16 59 (15.61%) IPsec
17 53 (14.02%) HSRP
18 49 (12.96%) Internet
19 46 (12.17%) DHCP
20 40 (10.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.29%) MySQL
3 7 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.06%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.79%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.79%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.26%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.26%) Redis
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.38%) Subversion
2 9 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.32%) JIRA
3 5 (1.32%) Hudson
4 1 (0.26%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
General
1 105 (27.78%) Finance
2 29 (7.67%) Telecoms
3 28 (7.41%) Banking
4 22 (5.82%) Advertising
5 19 (5.03%) Retail
6 15 (3.97%) Marketing
7 11 (2.91%) Multimedia
8 9 (2.38%) Law
9 8 (2.12%) Electronics
10 6 (1.59%) Legal
11 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.06%) Front Office
11 4 (1.06%) Back Office
12 3 (0.79%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.53%) French Language
14 1 (0.26%) German Language
14 1 (0.26%) Games
14 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 99 (26.19%) Network Engineer
2 63 (16.67%) Analyst
3 38 (10.05%) Support Analyst
4 30 (7.94%) Senior Network Engineer
5 27 (7.14%) Consultant
6 26 (6.88%) Security Engineer
7 24 (6.35%) Network Manager
8 21 (5.56%) Architect
9 20 (5.29%) IT Support
10 18 (4.76%) Support Specialist
11 17 (4.50%) Network Security Engineer
12 15 (3.97%) Technical Support
12 15 (3.97%) Service Analyst
12 15 (3.97%) Service Desk Analyst
13 14 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (3.44%) 2nd Line Support
14 13 (3.44%) Support Engineer
14 13 (3.44%) Team Leader
15 12 (3.17%) Cisco Engineer
15 12 (3.17%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.97%) Web Services
2 14 (3.70%) XMPP
3 11 (2.91%) 802.1X
4 7 (1.85%) LAMP
5 4 (1.06%) XML
6 3 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.79%) Symfony
6 3 (0.79%) Doctrine
6 3 (0.79%) REST
7 2 (0.53%) Play Framework
7 2 (0.53%) Sensu
8 1 (0.26%) Java EE
8 1 (0.26%) JSON
8 1 (0.26%) Memcached
8 1 (0.26%) Sphinx
8 1 (0.26%) Middleware
8 1 (0.26%) .NET
8 1 (0.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 82 (21.69%) Data Centre
2 40 (10.58%) Management Information System
3 28 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
4 26 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (6.61%) Blackberry
6 18 (4.76%) Client/Server
7 16 (4.23%) Computer Science
8 15 (3.97%) Mathematics
9 14 (3.70%) Replication
9 14 (3.70%) EPoS
10 12 (3.17%) Clustering
11 10 (2.65%) Equities
11 10 (2.65%) CMDB
12 9 (2.38%) PKI
13 8 (2.12%) iPhone
13 8 (2.12%) iPad
13 8 (2.12%) Hedge funds
14 7 (1.85%) Derivative
14 7 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (1.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 175 (46.30%) Windows
2 97 (25.66%) Linux
3 52 (13.76%) Windows 7
4 29 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (6.08%) CentOS
6 21 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (4.50%) Apple iOS
9 17 (4.50%) Windows XP
10 16 (4.23%) Debian
10 16 (4.23%) Windows 8
11 15 (3.97%) UNIX
12 11 (2.91%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.85%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.79%) Android
14 3 (0.79%) NetWare
14 3 (0.79%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.79%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.53%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (22.49%) ITIL
2 58 (15.34%) Load Balancing
3 32 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (7.94%) Project Management
5 28 (7.41%) Network Design
6 26 (6.88%) Kalman Filter
7 24 (6.35%) Problem Management
8 22 (5.82%) Service Delivery
9 21 (5.56%) Time Management
10 20 (5.29%) Information Security
11 19 (5.03%) Service Management
11 19 (5.03%) Mentoring
12 17 (4.50%) Change Management
13 16 (4.23%) ITSM
13 16 (4.23%) Investment Management
14 15 (3.97%) DevOps
15 14 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
15 14 (3.70%) Incident Management
15 14 (3.70%) CRM
15 14 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.73%) SQL
2 24 (6.35%) Bash Shell
3 21 (5.56%) Perl
4 19 (5.03%) Python
4 19 (5.03%) PowerShell
5 14 (3.70%) PHP
6 11 (2.91%) Ruby
7 10 (2.65%) Java
8 7 (1.85%) C
9 5 (1.32%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.79%) Tcl
11 2 (0.53%) Scala
11 2 (0.53%) VBScript
11 2 (0.53%) VB
12 1 (0.26%) VBA
12 1 (0.26%) C++
12 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 102 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (19.05%) CCNA
3 61 (16.14%) CCNP
4 53 (14.02%) Degree
5 35 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (7.14%) MCSE
7 25 (6.61%) CCSA
8 19 (5.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (5.03%) MCP
9 14 (3.70%) JNCIA
9 14 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
10 13 (3.44%) CISSP
10 13 (3.44%) CCA
11 11 (2.91%) MCSA
12 10 (2.65%) CCIE
12 10 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (2.12%) MCITP
14 6 (1.59%) MCTS
14 6 (1.59%) CCEA
15 5 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (17.20%) SLA
2 11 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.32%) QA
5 2 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 101 (26.72%) Active Directory
2 84 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 14 (3.70%) XenApp
5 12 (3.17%) XenDesktop
5 12 (3.17%) vSphere
6 8 (2.12%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.85%) iptables
8 6 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (1.59%) XenServer
8 6 (1.59%) KVM
8 6 (1.59%) ProxySG
8 6 (1.59%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.59%) Samba
8 6 (1.59%) Postfix
9 5 (1.32%) Xen
10 4 (1.06%) Snort
10 4 (1.06%) vCloud
11 3 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.53%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 17 (4.50%) Puppet
2 14 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.65%) Cisco UCCX
4 10 (2.65%) Nagios
4 10 (2.65%) ZABBIX
5 8 (2.12%) OPNET
6 7 (1.85%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.85%) Nessus
7 6 (1.59%) CiscoWorks
8 5 (1.32%) Ansible
8 5 (1.32%) Salt
9 4 (1.06%) Cisco IPCC
9 4 (1.06%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (0.79%) OSSEC
10 3 (0.79%) SCCM
10 3 (0.79%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.79%) Graphite
10 3 (0.79%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.79%) SELinux
Vendors
1 208 (55.03%) Cisco
2 127 (33.60%) Microsoft
3 104 (27.51%) VMware
4 80 (21.16%) CheckPoint
4 80 (21.16%) Juniper
5 71 (18.78%) Citrix
6 44 (11.64%) F5
7 31 (8.20%) HP
8 25 (6.61%) Apple
9 23 (6.08%) Avaya
10 22 (5.82%) Red Hat
11 21 (5.56%) SolarWinds
12 18 (4.76%) Aruba
13 16 (4.23%) Blue Coat
14 12 (3.17%) Riverbed
14 12 (3.17%) Fortinet
14 12 (3.17%) Dell
15 10 (2.65%) Oracle
15 10 (2.65%) Nokia
15 10 (2.65%) Meraki
City of London
Eligo
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Posted: 24 days ago