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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 40 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.45% 3.57% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 11.27% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 4
Average salary £25,000 £39,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.89% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
39 71 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 17.41% 31.70% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33 67 36
Average salary £40,000 £40,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% +25.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £51,500
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

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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 22 August 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 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) WSUS
3 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

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Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Manager
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint