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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 39 29 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.61% 4.66% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 19.15% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Median salary £48,750 £29,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+68.10% -22.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.43%
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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
58 47 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 23.39% 24.35% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 53 40 30
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 6 (66.67%) SLA
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) FTP
2 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) NAS
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) HTTPS
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) MQSeries
3 4 (44.44%) LDAP
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) Samba
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) BCP
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 3 (33.33%) Retail

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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 4 (44.44%) MQSeries
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) FTP
2 5 (55.56%) HTTP
3 4 (44.44%) HTTPS
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) LDAP
3 4 (44.44%) NAS
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) DMZ
5 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Unix Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Data Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Support
2 3 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) FreeBSD
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) BCP
3 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
1 4 (44.44%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) HND
2 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Samba
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Meraki
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat