The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 15 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.13% 0.65% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 3.13% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £38,500 £34,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Communications & Networking Category
Docklands, London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Docklands, London 23.40% 20.65% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 24
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,000 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £100,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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Salary Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Docklands, London region.

VPN Salary Trend in Docklands, London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Docklands, London 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 12 (75.00%) Cisco
1 12 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (62.50%) MPLS
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
4 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (50.00%) VLAN
4 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (43.75%) Marketing
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (43.75%) OSPF
5 7 (43.75%) BGP
5 7 (43.75%) Firewall
5 7 (43.75%) Legal
6 6 (37.50%) Network Design
6 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 6 (37.50%) IPv6
6 6 (37.50%) CCNP
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
6 6 (37.50%) VPLS
6 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (31.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (31.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (31.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS

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Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Docklands, London 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 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (31.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (31.25%) Amazon S3
3 5 (31.25%) Route 53
3 5 (31.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (18.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (18.75%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) MPLS
2 8 (50.00%) VLAN
3 7 (43.75%) BGP
3 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) OSPF
4 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
4 6 (37.50%) IPv6
4 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) VPLS
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (31.25%) iSCSI
5 5 (31.25%) Junos
5 5 (31.25%) Network Security
5 5 (31.25%) SAN
5 5 (31.25%) VoIP
5 5 (31.25%) WAN
6 4 (25.00%) HTTP
6 4 (25.00%) IOS XR
6 4 (25.00%) IPsec
7 3 (18.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Legal
2 7 (43.75%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Architect
2 7 (43.75%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 7 (43.75%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (31.25%) Network Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (12.50%) IP Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Provisioning Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (31.25%) N-Tier
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (18.75%) Public Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) CentOS
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (37.50%) Network Design
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) Web Design
3 4 (25.00%) Presales
4 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CCNP
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) JNCIS
3 2 (12.50%) CCIP
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) JNCIA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) Docker
2 3 (18.75%) RHEV
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
2 3 (18.75%) XenServer
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) SonicWALL
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) Google
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto