The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
London / Croydon
Rank 34 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.22% 2.01% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 8.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,747 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.63% +6.66%

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
36 57 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 20.00% 22.89% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 55 34
Median salary £52,500 £43,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% +45.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of job ads across the Croydon region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for VPN.

1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) OSPF
1 9 (90.00%) BGP
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 8 (80.00%) Network Design
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 7 (70.00%) VoIP
3 7 (70.00%) Network Security
3 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (60.00%) CCNP
5 5 (50.00%) MPLS
6 4 (40.00%) HP
6 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (40.00%) DHCP
6 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
7 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (30.00%) Junos
7 3 (30.00%) F5
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (30.00%) HAProxy
7 3 (30.00%) FabricPath
7 3 (30.00%) LAN
7 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 3 (30.00%) CCNA
7 3 (30.00%) NetScreen
7 3 (30.00%) RSVP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) BGP
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) OSPF
2 8 (80.00%) EIGRP
3 7 (70.00%) Network Security
3 7 (70.00%) VoIP
4 5 (50.00%) MPLS
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (30.00%) FabricPath
6 3 (30.00%) Junos
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) NetScreen
6 3 (30.00%) RSVP
6 3 (30.00%) VPLS
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) JNCIP
3 3 (30.00%) JNCIS
4 2 (20.00%) CCDP
4 2 (20.00%) CCSA
4 2 (20.00%) CCSE
5 1 (10.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HAProxy
2 2 (20.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (10.00%) Cacti
3 1 (10.00%) Nagios
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (30.00%) SonicWALL
4 3 (30.00%) WatchGuard
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (20.00%) Meraki
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) Dell
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft