The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England / East of England
Rank 145 83 133
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +50
Permanent jobs citing VPN 99 222 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.71% 3.11% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.66% 15.07% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 72 177 111
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
929 1473 1514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.04% 20.64% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 720 1199 1187
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VPN
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the East of England region.

VPN Salary Trend in the East of England

VPN
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in the East of England

VPN
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -54 40 £36,250 +11.53% 4
Cambridgeshire -6 23 £35,000 - 2
Suffolk +30 20 £28,250 +4.62% 1
Essex 0 14 £33,000 +18.91%
Bedfordshire +9 7 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Norfolk -27 1 £17,500 -41.66% 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for VPN.

1 121 (51.71%) Cisco
1 121 (51.71%) Firewall
2 107 (45.73%) Windows
3 97 (41.45%) LAN
4 94 (40.17%) WAN
5 92 (39.32%) Cisco Certification
6 86 (36.75%) DNS
7 82 (35.04%) TCP/IP
8 78 (33.33%) ITIL
9 75 (32.05%) CCNP
10 72 (30.77%) Active Directory
11 70 (29.91%) Data Centre
12 69 (29.49%) VMware
13 68 (29.06%) DHCP
14 67 (28.63%) Linux
15 66 (28.21%) Microsoft
16 64 (27.35%) Windows Server
17 61 (26.07%) Wireless
18 53 (22.65%) VMware Infrastructure
19 46 (19.66%) CheckPoint
20 45 (19.23%) VoIP
20 45 (19.23%) VLAN
21 44 (18.80%) Office 365
21 44 (18.80%) Cisco Nexus
22 43 (18.38%) MS Exchange
22 43 (18.38%) CCNA
23 38 (16.24%) Juniper
23 38 (16.24%) BGP
23 38 (16.24%) MS Office
24 37 (15.81%) OSPF

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 43 (18.38%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.40%) Skype for Business
3 21 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (5.98%) IIS
5 11 (4.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (3.42%) Apache
7 6 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.56%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.85%) Drupal
9 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.85%) nginx
9 2 (0.85%) WordPress
10 1 (0.43%) Confluence
10 1 (0.43%) Site Server
Applications
1 38 (16.24%) MS Office
2 16 (6.84%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) assyst
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (18.80%) Office 365
2 30 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.27%) PaaS
5 8 (3.42%) iTunes
5 8 (3.42%) Mimecast
6 5 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 121 (51.71%) Firewall
2 97 (41.45%) LAN
3 94 (40.17%) WAN
4 86 (36.75%) DNS
5 82 (35.04%) TCP/IP
6 68 (29.06%) DHCP
7 61 (26.07%) Wireless
8 45 (19.23%) VLAN
8 45 (19.23%) VoIP
9 44 (18.80%) Cisco Nexus
10 38 (16.24%) BGP
11 37 (15.81%) OSPF
12 35 (14.96%) IPv4
13 34 (14.53%) IPsec
13 34 (14.53%) MPLS
14 31 (13.25%) Cisco ASA
15 28 (11.97%) ISDN
16 26 (11.11%) Network Security
16 26 (11.11%) SSL
17 24 (10.26%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.27%) Cognos Impromptu
3 8 (3.42%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.71%) MySQL
5 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Subversion
2 3 (1.28%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.28%) JIRA
3 2 (0.85%) Buildbot
3 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.56%) Retail
3 11 (4.70%) Finance
4 3 (1.28%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (0.85%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Automotive
6 1 (0.43%) Front Office
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (19.23%) Network Engineer
2 33 (14.10%) Analyst
3 29 (12.39%) Support Engineer
4 25 (10.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 24 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 18 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 17 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 16 (6.84%) Support Analyst
9 15 (6.41%) IT Support
10 14 (5.98%) Architect
10 14 (5.98%) Network Specialist
11 13 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
12 12 (5.13%) Network Support
13 11 (4.70%) Administrator
14 10 (4.27%) Data Centre Engineer
14 10 (4.27%) Data Centre Technician
14 10 (4.27%) Network Analyst
14 10 (4.27%) Office 365 Engineer
14 10 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.28%) Middleware
2 2 (0.85%) .NET
2 2 (0.85%) Apache Flex
2 2 (0.85%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (0.85%) JSON
2 2 (0.85%) LAMP
2 2 (0.85%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (0.85%) REST
2 2 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (0.85%) SAML
2 2 (0.85%) XML
3 1 (0.43%) COM
3 1 (0.43%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 70 (29.91%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.26%) Driving Licence
3 13 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.13%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.85%) Smartphone
6 8 (3.42%) Handset
6 8 (3.42%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (2.56%) User Experience
8 5 (2.14%) Clustering
8 5 (2.14%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.71%) Replication
10 3 (1.28%) BYOD
10 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.28%) e-Health
10 3 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.28%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.85%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 107 (45.73%) Windows
2 67 (28.63%) Linux
3 64 (27.35%) Windows Server
4 35 (14.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (9.83%) Windows 7
7 18 (7.69%) Unix
8 17 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (6.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (6.41%) Windows 8
11 11 (4.70%) Windows 10
12 10 (4.27%) Mac OS X
13 7 (2.99%) Mac OS
14 6 (2.56%) Debian
14 6 (2.56%) Solaris
14 6 (2.56%) Windows Phone
15 4 (1.71%) Android
16 3 (1.28%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.85%) CentOS
17 2 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (33.33%) ITIL
2 34 (14.53%) Mentoring
3 32 (13.68%) Network Management
4 31 (13.25%) Problem Management
5 22 (9.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (7.26%) Presales
7 15 (6.41%) Change Management
8 14 (5.98%) Service Delivery
9 13 (5.56%) High Availability
10 12 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (5.13%) Business Continuity
10 12 (5.13%) E-Commerce
10 12 (5.13%) Mathematics
10 12 (5.13%) Service Management
11 11 (4.70%) Load Balancing
12 10 (4.27%) Coaching
12 10 (4.27%) Customer Requirements
12 10 (4.27%) People Management
13 9 (3.85%) Process Management
14 8 (3.42%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.12%) SQL
2 10 (4.27%) C
3 4 (1.71%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.71%) Python
4 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.28%) Perl
5 2 (0.85%) Ruby
5 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 92 (39.32%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (32.05%) CCNP
3 43 (18.38%) CCNA
4 29 (12.39%) Degree
5 26 (11.11%) CCIE
6 16 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (4.70%) MCSA
8 10 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (4.27%) MCP
9 9 (3.85%) MCSE
10 8 (3.42%) JNCIP
11 5 (2.14%) A+ Certification
11 5 (2.14%) CCSA
11 5 (2.14%) JNCIA
11 5 (2.14%) JNCIS
11 5 (2.14%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (2.14%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.71%) CCDP
12 4 (1.71%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.85%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.41%) SLA
2 11 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 53 (22.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (10.68%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.26%) Terminal Services
5 12 (5.13%) VMware ESX
6 11 (4.70%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (4.27%) vSphere
8 9 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (3.42%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (2.56%) XenApp
10 6 (2.56%) XenDesktop
11 5 (2.14%) iptables
11 5 (2.14%) pfSense
12 4 (1.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 3 (1.28%) NFS
14 2 (0.85%) Samba
14 2 (0.85%) Shibboleth
15 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (6.41%) SCCM
2 12 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (4.70%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (2.99%) HP NNM
6 6 (2.56%) TrustSec
7 2 (0.85%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.85%) Kibana
7 2 (0.85%) logstash
7 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.43%) NetVault Backup
8 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 121 (51.71%) Cisco
2 69 (29.49%) VMware
3 66 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 46 (19.66%) CheckPoint
5 38 (16.24%) Juniper
6 32 (13.68%) Citrix
7 30 (12.82%) F5
8 24 (10.26%) HP
9 18 (7.69%) SolarWinds
10 16 (6.84%) Blue Coat
11 15 (6.41%) Avaya
12 14 (5.98%) NetApp
13 13 (5.56%) Brocade
14 11 (4.70%) Veeam
15 10 (4.27%) Clearswift
15 10 (4.27%) Proofpoint
16 9 (3.85%) Apple
16 9 (3.85%) EMC
16 9 (3.85%) Symantec
17 8 (3.42%) Dell
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