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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 117 122 177
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +55
Permanent jobs citing VPN 170 134 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.14% 1.96% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 9.87% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 126 113 105
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -6.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,625 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
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
1614 1357 1837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.31% 19.81% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 970 1479
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,520 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +11 60 £38,750 +38.39% 10
Essex -8 37 £35,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +9 27 £50,000 +44.92% 1
Suffolk +20 23 £47,250 +18.12%
Cambridgeshire -24 20 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Norfolk - 5 £30,000 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 249 (71.55%) Firewall
2 199 (57.18%) Windows
3 196 (56.32%) Cisco
4 132 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
5 127 (36.49%) TCP/IP
6 119 (34.20%) WAN
7 114 (32.76%) Microsoft
8 113 (32.47%) Active Directory
9 112 (32.18%) CCNP
10 111 (31.90%) DNS
11 107 (30.75%) LAN
12 98 (28.16%) MPLS
13 87 (25.00%) Wireless
14 86 (24.71%) ITIL
15 85 (24.43%) VMware
16 82 (23.56%) Windows Server 2008
17 79 (22.70%) Juniper
18 78 (22.41%) DHCP
19 77 (22.13%) SSL
20 72 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
21 70 (20.11%) HP
22 69 (19.83%) Linux
23 65 (18.68%) OSPF
23 65 (18.68%) MS Exchange
24 64 (18.39%) SAN
25 62 (17.82%) BGP
26 59 (16.95%) CheckPoint
27 56 (16.09%) F5
28 55 (15.80%) MS Office
29 53 (15.23%) VoIP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 65 (18.68%) MS Exchange
2 33 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (5.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 18 (5.17%) SharePoint
7 16 (4.60%) Lotus Domino
8 11 (3.16%) Lync
9 10 (2.87%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (2.87%) Apache
9 10 (2.87%) Tomcat
9 10 (2.87%) IIS
10 8 (2.30%) IBM Notes
10 8 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.15%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.86%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.57%) JBoss
14 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 55 (15.80%) MS Office
2 48 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 24 (6.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.59%) SaaS
2 9 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.30%) Office 365
4 6 (1.72%) PaaS
5 2 (0.57%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.57%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 249 (71.55%) Firewall
2 127 (36.49%) TCP/IP
3 119 (34.20%) WAN
4 111 (31.90%) DNS
5 107 (30.75%) LAN
6 98 (28.16%) MPLS
7 87 (25.00%) Wireless
8 78 (22.41%) DHCP
9 77 (22.13%) SSL
10 65 (18.68%) OSPF
11 64 (18.39%) SAN
12 62 (17.82%) BGP
13 53 (15.23%) VoIP
14 50 (14.37%) Cisco ASA
15 47 (13.51%) VLAN
16 42 (12.07%) EIGRP
17 41 (11.78%) HSRP
18 39 (11.21%) Network Security
19 36 (10.34%) RIP
20 32 (9.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.89%) NoSQL
3 8 (2.30%) MySQL
4 3 (0.86%) Big Data
5 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) MS Access
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 51 (14.66%) Finance
2 25 (7.18%) Banking
3 24 (6.90%) Retail
4 11 (3.16%) Law
5 9 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.44%) Games
8 4 (1.15%) Advertising
9 3 (0.86%) Legal
10 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.57%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (34.48%) Network Engineer
2 43 (12.36%) Analyst
3 36 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 28 (8.05%) Support Analyst
4 28 (8.05%) Architect
5 23 (6.61%) Network Specialist
6 21 (6.03%) 3rd Line Support
7 20 (5.75%) Administrator
8 17 (4.89%) Senior Network Engineer
9 16 (4.60%) Network Support
10 15 (4.31%) Security Engineer
10 15 (4.31%) IT Support
11 14 (4.02%) Network Analyst
11 14 (4.02%) Network Security Engineer
11 14 (4.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 14 (4.02%) Technical Support
11 14 (4.02%) Systems Administrator
12 13 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (3.45%) Desktop Support
13 12 (3.45%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.47%) Web Services
2 21 (6.03%) XML
2 21 (6.03%) JSON
3 4 (1.15%) HTML
3 4 (1.15%) CSS
4 3 (0.86%) Application Packaging
4 3 (0.86%) LAMP
4 3 (0.86%) XMPP
5 1 (0.29%) COM
5 1 (0.29%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.36%) Blackberry
2 17 (4.89%) Replication
3 16 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.02%) PKI
6 12 (3.45%) SecurID
7 9 (2.59%) Statistics
7 9 (2.59%) Mathematics
8 7 (2.01%) Handset
9 6 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.72%) FMCG
9 6 (1.72%) Open Source
10 5 (1.44%) Clustering
11 4 (1.15%) IPTV
11 4 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.86%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.86%) iPad
12 3 (0.86%) User Experience
12 3 (0.86%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.57%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 199 (57.18%) Windows
2 82 (23.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 69 (19.83%) Linux
5 53 (15.23%) UNIX
6 49 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (12.64%) Windows XP
8 39 (11.21%) Windows 7
9 37 (10.63%) Windows 8
10 18 (5.17%) Android
11 14 (4.02%) Windows Phone 8
11 14 (4.02%) Windows Phone
12 10 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (2.87%) VMS
13 4 (1.15%) Solaris
13 4 (1.15%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.86%) Debian
15 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (24.71%) ITIL
2 49 (14.08%) Network Management
3 47 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 43 (12.36%) Service Delivery
5 38 (10.92%) PRINCE2
6 32 (9.20%) Project Management
6 32 (9.20%) Change Management
7 27 (7.76%) Network Design
8 22 (6.32%) PRINCE
8 22 (6.32%) Process Improvement
9 19 (5.46%) Service Management
10 16 (4.60%) Migration
11 15 (4.31%) Change Control
11 15 (4.31%) Load Balancing
12 12 (3.45%) Information Security
12 12 (3.45%) Mentoring
13 10 (2.87%) Asset Management
13 10 (2.87%) Configuration Management
14 9 (2.59%) Data Security
14 9 (2.59%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 51 (14.66%) SQL
2 32 (9.20%) PowerShell
3 21 (6.03%) Java
4 16 (4.60%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.01%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.01%) C
6 6 (1.72%) VBScript
6 6 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.86%) Ruby
7 3 (0.86%) PHP
8 2 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 132 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (32.18%) CCNP
3 50 (14.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (10.34%) CCNA
5 33 (9.48%) MCP
6 32 (9.20%) MCSE
7 29 (8.33%) Degree
8 19 (5.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (4.89%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (3.45%) MCSA
10 12 (3.45%) CCIE
11 11 (3.16%) Sun Certification
12 10 (2.87%) CCSA
12 10 (2.87%) CCSE
12 10 (2.87%) VCP5
13 8 (2.30%) CCSP
13 8 (2.30%) MBCS
13 8 (2.30%) VCP4
14 7 (2.01%) SC Cleared
14 7 (2.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.21%) SLA
2 4 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 113 (32.47%) Active Directory
2 46 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.18%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.75%) vSphere
5 16 (4.60%) Terminal Services
6 15 (4.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 13 (3.74%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.87%) ISA Server
8 10 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.30%) XenApp
10 7 (2.01%) Terminal Server
11 6 (1.72%) Samba
11 6 (1.72%) Firmware
12 4 (1.15%) Xen
12 4 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (1.15%) UAG
13 3 (0.86%) vCloud
13 3 (0.86%) KVM
13 3 (0.86%) XenServer
13 3 (0.86%) Snort
Systems Management
1 37 (10.63%) Backup Exec
2 30 (8.62%) HP NNM
3 17 (4.89%) Puppet
3 17 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.87%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (2.01%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (1.72%) SCCM
8 5 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.86%) SCOM
10 3 (0.86%) Cacti
10 3 (0.86%) Nagios
10 3 (0.86%) ZENworks
10 3 (0.86%) OpenView
10 3 (0.86%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (0.86%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.57%) WSUS
11 2 (0.57%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 196 (56.32%) Cisco
2 114 (32.76%) Microsoft
3 85 (24.43%) VMware
4 79 (22.70%) Juniper
5 70 (20.11%) HP
6 59 (16.95%) CheckPoint
7 56 (16.09%) F5
8 46 (13.22%) Citrix
9 42 (12.07%) Symantec
10 35 (10.06%) SolarWinds
11 20 (5.75%) McAfee
11 20 (5.75%) Lotus
12 18 (5.17%) Blue Coat
13 16 (4.60%) Sourcefire
14 15 (4.31%) Dell
15 13 (3.74%) Aruba
16 11 (3.16%) Meru Networks
17 10 (2.87%) SonicWALL
17 10 (2.87%) EMC
17 10 (2.87%) Clearswift
Colchester
Streamline Connections
Salary: £4000 - £5000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Required IT
Salary: £24k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hightown
Salary: £26,520 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: depends on experience + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
AX Intelligence
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum or competitive contract rate
Posted: 20 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 25 days ago