The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon 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 38 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.51% 1.73% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 8.33% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 10
Average salary £52,000 £60,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +155.31%
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 Croydon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 60 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 21.72% 20.76% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 36 49 95
Average salary £30,000 £36,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% -13.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

VPN
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Croydon region.

VPN Salary Trend in Croydon

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Sage
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wyse
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Sage 50

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Sage
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Wyse
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL