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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 112 130 167
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +37
Permanent jobs citing VPN 181 124 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.28% 1.77% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.53% 8.77% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 138 100 117
Average salary £41,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
1570 1414 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.74% 20.19% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1241 1064 1537
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,520 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,600
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +10 67 £40,000 +37.93% 10
Essex +11 42 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Bedfordshire +7 30 £42,500 +30.76% 6
Suffolk +21 22 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -17 20 £35,000 +16.66% 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 246 (72.57%) Firewall
2 193 (56.93%) Windows
3 186 (54.87%) Cisco
4 129 (38.05%) TCP/IP
5 125 (36.87%) Cisco Certification
6 122 (35.99%) WAN
7 115 (33.92%) DNS
8 108 (31.86%) LAN
9 106 (31.27%) Microsoft
9 106 (31.27%) CCNP
10 103 (30.38%) Active Directory
11 94 (27.73%) MPLS
12 89 (26.25%) VMware
13 83 (24.48%) ITIL
14 81 (23.89%) Wireless
15 80 (23.60%) DHCP
15 80 (23.60%) Juniper
15 80 (23.60%) Windows Server 2008
16 72 (21.24%) Windows Server 2003
16 72 (21.24%) SSL
17 70 (20.65%) Linux
18 64 (18.88%) OSPF
19 63 (18.58%) CheckPoint
19 63 (18.58%) SAN
19 63 (18.58%) HP
20 61 (17.99%) BGP
21 58 (17.11%) MS Exchange
22 55 (16.22%) UNIX
22 55 (16.22%) MS Office
23 51 (15.04%) F5

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 58 (17.11%) MS Exchange
2 31 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 31 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 24 (7.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 21 (6.19%) Lotus Domino
6 16 (4.72%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.24%) IIS
7 11 (3.24%) SharePoint Server
7 11 (3.24%) Lync
8 10 (2.95%) Apache
8 10 (2.95%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.06%) IBM Notes
9 7 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.18%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.88%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.59%) JBoss
13 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 55 (16.22%) MS Office
2 47 (13.86%) MS Excel
3 23 (6.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.24%) SaaS
3 7 (2.06%) Office 365
3 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.77%) PaaS
5 2 (0.59%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.59%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 246 (72.57%) Firewall
2 129 (38.05%) TCP/IP
3 122 (35.99%) WAN
4 115 (33.92%) DNS
5 108 (31.86%) LAN
6 94 (27.73%) MPLS
7 81 (23.89%) Wireless
8 80 (23.60%) DHCP
9 72 (21.24%) SSL
10 64 (18.88%) OSPF
11 63 (18.58%) SAN
12 61 (17.99%) BGP
13 50 (14.75%) VoIP
14 45 (13.27%) Cisco ASA
15 41 (12.09%) Network Security
15 41 (12.09%) EIGRP
16 38 (11.21%) VLAN
16 38 (11.21%) HSRP
17 37 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
18 34 (10.03%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.60%) NoSQL
3 8 (2.36%) MySQL
4 3 (0.88%) Big Data
5 2 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) MS Access
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
General
1 49 (14.45%) Finance
2 24 (7.08%) Retail
3 23 (6.78%) Banking
4 11 (3.24%) Law
5 10 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.47%) Games
8 4 (1.18%) Advertising
9 3 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.59%) Back Office
10 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.59%) Legal
10 2 (0.59%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 125 (36.87%) Network Engineer
2 40 (11.80%) Analyst
3 35 (10.32%) Support Engineer
4 28 (8.26%) Architect
5 27 (7.96%) Support Analyst
6 25 (7.37%) 3rd Line Support
7 23 (6.78%) Network Specialist
8 21 (6.19%) Network Support
9 18 (5.31%) Administrator
10 17 (5.01%) Security Engineer
11 16 (4.72%) Senior Network Engineer
11 16 (4.72%) Network Analyst
11 16 (4.72%) Network Security Engineer
12 13 (3.83%) Technical Support
12 13 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.83%) IT Support
13 12 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (3.24%) Desktop Support
14 11 (3.24%) Junior
14 11 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.96%) Web Services
2 23 (6.78%) JSON
3 22 (6.49%) XML
4 3 (0.88%) LAMP
4 3 (0.88%) XMPP
5 2 (0.59%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.29%) Qt
6 1 (0.29%) COM
6 1 (0.29%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.57%) Blackberry
2 19 (5.60%) Replication
2 19 (5.60%) SecurID
3 16 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.13%) PKI
5 12 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.95%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.36%) Handset
8 6 (1.77%) Statistics
9 5 (1.47%) Clustering
9 5 (1.47%) Open Source
10 4 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.18%) IPTV
10 4 (1.18%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.88%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.88%) User Experience
12 2 (0.59%) Online Games
12 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.59%) Smartcard
13 1 (0.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 193 (56.93%) Windows
2 80 (23.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (21.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 70 (20.65%) Linux
5 55 (16.22%) UNIX
6 43 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (11.50%) Windows XP
8 38 (11.21%) Windows 7
9 34 (10.03%) Windows 8
10 25 (7.37%) Android
11 19 (5.60%) Windows Phone 8
11 19 (5.60%) Windows Phone
12 15 (4.42%) VMS
13 10 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.47%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.18%) Solaris
16 3 (0.88%) Debian
17 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.59%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (24.48%) ITIL
2 47 (13.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 47 (13.86%) Network Management
3 39 (11.50%) Service Delivery
4 37 (10.91%) PRINCE2
5 29 (8.55%) Network Design
6 28 (8.26%) Project Management
6 28 (8.26%) Change Management
7 21 (6.19%) PRINCE
7 21 (6.19%) Process Improvement
8 19 (5.60%) Service Management
9 16 (4.72%) Migration
9 16 (4.72%) Load Balancing
10 13 (3.83%) Change Control
10 13 (3.83%) Mentoring
11 12 (3.54%) Information Security
12 11 (3.24%) E-Commerce
13 10 (2.95%) Configuration Management
14 9 (2.65%) Data Security
14 9 (2.65%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.98%) SQL
2 29 (8.55%) PowerShell
3 21 (6.19%) Java
4 18 (5.31%) Shell Script
5 8 (2.36%) C
6 5 (1.47%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.88%) Ruby
7 3 (0.88%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.88%) PHP
8 2 (0.59%) VBScript
8 2 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 125 (36.87%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (31.27%) CCNP
3 50 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (10.91%) MCSE
5 34 (10.03%) CCNA
6 29 (8.55%) Degree
7 28 (8.26%) MCP
8 19 (5.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (3.54%) CCIE
11 11 (3.24%) Sun Certification
12 10 (2.95%) CCSA
12 10 (2.95%) CCSE
12 10 (2.95%) VCP5
13 9 (2.65%) Security Cleared
14 8 (2.36%) VCP4
14 8 (2.36%) MBCS
14 8 (2.36%) CCSP
14 8 (2.36%) MCSA
15 7 (2.06%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.32%) SLA
2 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.29%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 103 (30.38%) Active Directory
2 47 (13.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.08%) vSphere
4 21 (6.19%) Hyper-V
5 20 (5.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 16 (4.72%) Terminal Services
7 11 (3.24%) ISA Server
7 11 (3.24%) XenApp
7 11 (3.24%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.77%) Samba
9 6 (1.77%) Firmware
9 6 (1.77%) Terminal Server
10 5 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (1.47%) UAG
11 4 (1.18%) KVM
12 3 (0.88%) Snort
12 3 (0.88%) Xen
12 3 (0.88%) XenServer
13 2 (0.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 41 (12.09%) Backup Exec
2 28 (8.26%) HP NNM
3 19 (5.60%) Puppet
3 19 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (4.42%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (2.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (2.06%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (1.77%) SCCM
8 5 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.88%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.88%) Nagios
10 3 (0.88%) OpenView
10 3 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (0.88%) SCOM
10 3 (0.88%) Cacti
11 2 (0.59%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.59%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.59%) ZENworks
11 2 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 186 (54.87%) Cisco
2 106 (31.27%) Microsoft
3 89 (26.25%) VMware
4 80 (23.60%) Juniper
5 63 (18.58%) HP
5 63 (18.58%) CheckPoint
6 51 (15.04%) F5
7 48 (14.16%) Citrix
8 46 (13.57%) Symantec
9 32 (9.44%) SolarWinds
10 26 (7.67%) McAfee
11 24 (7.08%) Lotus
12 19 (5.60%) Blue Coat
13 16 (4.72%) Sourcefire
14 15 (4.42%) Clearswift
14 15 (4.42%) Dell
15 14 (4.13%) Aruba
16 12 (3.54%) Meru Networks
17 11 (3.24%) Mitel
18 9 (2.65%) EMC
Watford, Hertfordshire
Camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Biggleswade
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Watford
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Watford
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Stevenage
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago