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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 83 145 121
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -24
Permanent jobs citing VPN 227 141 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.25% 1.83% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.22% 8.80% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 186 104 172
Median salary £32,000 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.47% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £22,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £45,320 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
VPN
England

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
1246 1603 1811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.85% 20.77% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 1221 1406
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +82 131 £32,000 +20.75% 3
Essex +18 44 £26,500 -40.44% 2
Cambridgeshire -7 29 £35,000 -10.71% 3
Bedfordshire +5 24 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Suffolk +5 15 £27,000 -1.81%
Norfolk +9 6 £46,750 +87.00%
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 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 East of England region with a requirement for VPN.

1 283 (71.11%) Firewall
2 266 (66.83%) Cisco
3 211 (53.02%) Windows
4 187 (46.98%) WAN
5 182 (45.73%) LAN
6 160 (40.20%) TCP/IP
7 139 (34.92%) Active Directory
8 133 (33.42%) Microsoft
9 132 (33.17%) Windows Server
10 131 (32.91%) Cisco Certification
11 121 (30.40%) DNS
12 115 (28.89%) MS Exchange
13 111 (27.89%) SSL
14 110 (27.64%) VMware
15 108 (27.14%) DHCP
16 105 (26.38%) Juniper
16 105 (26.38%) Windows Server 2008
17 103 (25.88%) SQL Server
17 103 (25.88%) Wireless
18 96 (24.12%) ITIL
19 90 (22.61%) Linux
20 84 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
21 82 (20.60%) Network Security
22 81 (20.35%) VLAN
23 78 (19.60%) Hyper-V
23 78 (19.60%) OSPF
24 76 (19.10%) SAN
24 76 (19.10%) Windows 7
25 75 (18.84%) CCNP
26 71 (17.84%) Network Design

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
1 115 (28.89%) MS Exchange
2 64 (16.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (14.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 41 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 39 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 28 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (4.02%) SharePoint
8 13 (3.27%) IIS
9 11 (2.76%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.75%) JBoss
10 3 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 70 (17.59%) MS Office
2 65 (16.33%) MS Excel
3 24 (6.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.25%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (13.32%) Office 365
2 43 (10.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.26%) Google Apps
4 5 (1.26%) IaaS
5 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.75%) SaaS
6 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.50%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 283 (71.11%) Firewall
2 187 (46.98%) WAN
3 182 (45.73%) LAN
4 160 (40.20%) TCP/IP
5 121 (30.40%) DNS
6 111 (27.89%) SSL
7 108 (27.14%) DHCP
8 103 (25.88%) Wireless
9 82 (20.60%) Network Security
10 81 (20.35%) VLAN
11 78 (19.60%) OSPF
12 76 (19.10%) SAN
13 61 (15.33%) VoIP
14 55 (13.82%) Cisco ASA
15 53 (13.32%) MPLS
16 52 (13.07%) BGP
17 50 (12.56%) NAS
18 42 (10.55%) EIGRP
19 41 (10.30%) ISDN
20 40 (10.05%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (25.88%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (4.02%) Cognos Impromptu
4 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.50%) Big Data
5 2 (0.50%) MySQL
5 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.25%) MS Access
6 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.25%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 37 (9.30%) Finance
2 19 (4.77%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.76%) Banking
4 7 (1.76%) Marketing
5 6 (1.51%) Publishing
5 6 (1.51%) Retail
6 4 (1.01%) Legal
7 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.50%) French Language
8 2 (0.50%) Games
8 2 (0.50%) German Language
8 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (25.63%) Network Engineer
2 83 (20.85%) Support Engineer
3 47 (11.81%) Analyst
4 46 (11.56%) Network Support
5 41 (10.30%) Cisco Engineer
6 40 (10.05%) 3rd Line Support
7 35 (8.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 35 (8.79%) Network Support Engineer
8 31 (7.79%) IT Support
9 29 (7.29%) Architect
10 28 (7.04%) Juniper Engineer
11 27 (6.78%) IT Engineer
12 25 (6.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 24 (6.03%) IT Support Engineer
13 24 (6.03%) Network Specialist
13 24 (6.03%) Senior Support Engineer
13 24 (6.03%) Systems Support
14 23 (5.78%) Systems Engineer
15 21 (5.28%) IT Manager
15 21 (5.28%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.78%) MAPI
2 15 (3.77%) HTML
3 13 (3.27%) CSS
3 13 (3.27%) Web Services
4 5 (1.26%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.75%) Middleware
6 2 (0.50%) JSON
6 2 (0.50%) XML
7 1 (0.25%) .NET
7 1 (0.25%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.25%) EDI
7 1 (0.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 70 (17.59%) Replication
2 57 (14.32%) Blackberry
3 50 (12.56%) Data Centre
4 37 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (8.79%) e-Health
6 28 (7.04%) iPhone
7 27 (6.78%) Hybrid Cloud
7 27 (6.78%) PDA
8 18 (4.52%) Driving Licence
8 18 (4.52%) EqualLogic
8 18 (4.52%) Fat Client
8 18 (4.52%) Thin Client
9 9 (2.26%) FMCG
9 9 (2.26%) HP StoreVirtual
9 9 (2.26%) PKI
10 7 (1.76%) CESG
10 7 (1.76%) iPad
11 6 (1.51%) EPoS
11 6 (1.51%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 211 (53.02%) Windows
2 132 (33.17%) Windows Server
3 105 (26.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (22.61%) Linux
5 76 (19.10%) Windows 7
6 62 (15.58%) Windows 10
7 55 (13.82%) Windows 8
8 53 (13.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (12.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (9.05%) Windows XP
11 28 (7.04%) Android
12 27 (6.78%) Windows Vista
13 12 (3.02%) Unix
14 9 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.50%) Solaris
15 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.25%) Debian
16 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (24.12%) ITIL
2 71 (17.84%) Network Design
3 39 (9.80%) Service Delivery
4 38 (9.55%) Network Monitoring
5 36 (9.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (8.79%) Network Management
7 34 (8.54%) High Availability
8 31 (7.79%) Change Management
9 23 (5.78%) Mentoring
10 21 (5.28%) Business Continuity
11 20 (5.03%) Incident Management
12 19 (4.77%) Capacity Planning
13 17 (4.27%) Data Protection
14 16 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (4.02%) PRINCE2
15 15 (3.77%) Network Architecture
16 14 (3.52%) E-Commerce
16 14 (3.52%) Load Balancing
16 14 (3.52%) Risk Assessment
16 14 (3.52%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 58 (14.57%) SQL
2 37 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 17 (4.27%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.27%) VBScript
5 9 (2.26%) Bash Shell
5 9 (2.26%) VBA
6 6 (1.51%) C
7 5 (1.26%) Java
8 4 (1.01%) Python
9 3 (0.75%) Perl
10 2 (0.50%) C#
10 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.50%) Tcl
11 1 (0.25%) Lua
11 1 (0.25%) VB
11 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 131 (32.91%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (18.84%) CCNP
3 70 (17.59%) CCNA
4 54 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (13.32%) SC Cleared
5 53 (13.32%) Security Cleared
6 41 (10.30%) JNCIE
6 41 (10.30%) JNCIP
7 40 (10.05%) DV Cleared
7 40 (10.05%) JNCIA
8 32 (8.04%) JNCIS
9 29 (7.29%) MCSE
10 25 (6.28%) MCSA
11 22 (5.53%) CCIE
12 19 (4.77%) CCDP
13 17 (4.27%) Degree
14 15 (3.77%) CCSA
15 14 (3.52%) CCSE
16 13 (3.27%) CISSP
17 12 (3.02%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (14.32%) SLA
2 25 (6.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.75%) COBIT
4 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.25%) ISO27002
System Software
1 139 (34.92%) Active Directory
2 84 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (19.60%) Hyper-V
4 53 (13.32%) vSphere
5 30 (7.54%) Terminal Services
6 21 (5.28%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (4.77%) NFS
8 10 (2.51%) XenApp
9 9 (2.26%) Xen
10 5 (1.26%) pfSense
11 4 (1.01%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.75%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.50%) XenServer
14 1 (0.25%) Docker
14 1 (0.25%) KVM
14 1 (0.25%) UAG
14 1 (0.25%) vCloud
14 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (12.31%) Backup Exec
2 17 (4.27%) HP NNM
2 17 (4.27%) WSUS
3 11 (2.76%) FortiGate
4 9 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (2.26%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (1.51%) SCDPM
7 5 (1.26%) Cacti
7 5 (1.26%) Nagios
7 5 (1.26%) RANCID
7 5 (1.26%) SmokePing
8 3 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (0.75%) SCCM
9 2 (0.50%) Puppet
9 2 (0.50%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.25%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 266 (66.83%) Cisco
2 133 (33.42%) Microsoft
3 110 (27.64%) VMware
4 105 (26.38%) Juniper
5 70 (17.59%) HP
6 63 (15.83%) Apple
7 57 (14.32%) Avaya
7 57 (14.32%) Dell
8 54 (13.57%) F5
9 39 (9.80%) CheckPoint
10 31 (7.79%) SonicWALL
11 28 (7.04%) Draytek
12 27 (6.78%) Fujitsu
12 27 (6.78%) Palo Alto
13 25 (6.28%) Veeam
14 20 (5.03%) Citrix
15 19 (4.77%) Symantec
16 18 (4.52%) 3PAR
17 15 (3.77%) SolarWinds
18 11 (2.76%) Oracle
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