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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 29 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.99% 1.20% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.15% 7.50% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £27,250 £40,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.87% +77.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
33 40 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 19.76% 15.94% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 56
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (50.00%) Apple
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Google
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) SHDSL
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) ADSL
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Google
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 1 (16.67%) MobileIron
4 1 (16.67%) Mitel
4 1 (16.67%) Sage
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) BT
4 1 (16.67%) Wyse
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Motorola
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