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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 29 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.63% 6.55% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.64% 25.00% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 2
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -13.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £35,000 £46,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £42,500 £51,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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
47 60 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 24.74% 26.20% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 45 53 44
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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

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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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Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Croydon

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 6 (75.00%) Network Design
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) VoIP
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) CCDP
6 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (25.00%) VPLS
6 2 (25.00%) WatchGuard
6 2 (25.00%) JNCIS

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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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) EIGRP
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (25.00%) FabricPath
6 2 (25.00%) Junos
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) VLAN
6 2 (25.00%) VPLS
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) CCDP
4 2 (25.00%) CCSA
4 2 (25.00%) CCSE
4 2 (25.00%) JNCIP
4 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (12.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
1 2 (25.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (12.50%) Cacti
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) Meraki
4 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft