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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 121 153 129
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -24
Permanent jobs citing VPN 160 93 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.05% 1.34% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.07% 6.41% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 120 72 157
Average salary £42,500 £32,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.78% -12.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,325 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £49,750 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
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
1589 1451 1879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.38% 20.88% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1153 1495
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +23 59 £42,500 +54.54% 7
Essex +11 32 £36,250 -3.33% 3
Bedfordshire +7 29 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Suffolk +24 20 £47,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -25 16 £38,750 +21.09% 3
Norfolk - 2 £33,950 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 217 (72.82%) Firewall
2 169 (56.71%) Windows
3 159 (53.36%) Cisco
4 122 (40.94%) WAN
5 117 (39.26%) TCP/IP
6 114 (38.26%) DNS
7 112 (37.58%) LAN
8 105 (35.23%) Cisco Certification
9 91 (30.54%) CCNP
10 85 (28.52%) VMware
11 83 (27.85%) MPLS
12 82 (27.52%) Active Directory
12 82 (27.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 80 (26.85%) DHCP
14 79 (26.51%) Microsoft
15 74 (24.83%) Windows Server 2003
16 71 (23.83%) SAN
17 68 (22.82%) SSL
17 68 (22.82%) ITIL
18 67 (22.48%) Wireless
19 65 (21.81%) Juniper
20 60 (20.13%) OSPF
21 59 (19.80%) CheckPoint
22 57 (19.13%) BGP
23 56 (18.79%) Linux
24 55 (18.46%) HP
25 54 (18.12%) Microsoft Certification
25 54 (18.12%) MS Exchange
26 52 (17.45%) Citrix
27 51 (17.11%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 54 (18.12%) MS Exchange
2 32 (10.74%) Lotus Domino
3 30 (10.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 27 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (4.70%) IIS
8 13 (4.36%) SharePoint Server
9 11 (3.69%) SharePoint
10 9 (3.02%) Lync
10 9 (3.02%) IBM Notes
11 6 (2.01%) Apache
11 6 (2.01%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (1.01%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (17.11%) MS Office
2 47 (15.77%) MS Excel
3 18 (6.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.35%) SaaS
2 7 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.01%) PaaS
3 6 (2.01%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 217 (72.82%) Firewall
2 122 (40.94%) WAN
3 117 (39.26%) TCP/IP
4 114 (38.26%) DNS
5 112 (37.58%) LAN
6 83 (27.85%) MPLS
7 80 (26.85%) DHCP
8 71 (23.83%) SAN
9 68 (22.82%) SSL
10 67 (22.48%) Wireless
11 60 (20.13%) OSPF
12 57 (19.13%) BGP
13 51 (17.11%) Wi-Fi
14 49 (16.44%) VoIP
15 44 (14.77%) Network Security
16 39 (13.09%) EIGRP
17 36 (12.08%) VLAN
18 32 (10.74%) Cisco ASA
19 29 (9.73%) HSRP
20 27 (9.06%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.03%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.67%) MySQL
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
General
1 46 (15.44%) Finance
2 24 (8.05%) Retail
3 17 (5.70%) Banking
4 11 (3.69%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.68%) Law
6 7 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.01%) Games
8 2 (0.67%) Back Office
8 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 121 (40.60%) Network Engineer
2 39 (13.09%) Analyst
3 30 (10.07%) Network Support
4 29 (9.73%) Support Engineer
5 28 (9.40%) Support Analyst
6 27 (9.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 26 (8.72%) Architect
8 20 (6.71%) Network Analyst
9 19 (6.38%) Network Specialist
10 17 (5.70%) Security Engineer
10 17 (5.70%) Administrator
11 16 (5.37%) Network Security Engineer
12 15 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (4.70%) PC Support
13 14 (4.70%) PC Engineer
14 13 (4.36%) Network Support Analyst
15 12 (4.03%) Server Support
15 12 (4.03%) Network Support Engineer
15 12 (4.03%) Network Architect
16 10 (3.36%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.72%) Web Services
2 20 (6.71%) JSON
3 19 (6.38%) XML
4 2 (0.67%) XMPP
5 1 (0.34%) COM
5 1 (0.34%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.34%) Qt
5 1 (0.34%) WSH
5 1 (0.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.43%) Blackberry
2 32 (10.74%) SecurID
3 18 (6.04%) Replication
4 12 (4.03%) Handset
4 12 (4.03%) PKI
4 12 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.02%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.35%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.68%) Statistics
7 5 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.34%) IPTV
9 3 (1.01%) Clustering
9 3 (1.01%) Open Source
9 3 (1.01%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.67%) User Experience
10 2 (0.67%) Online Games
10 2 (0.67%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.34%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 169 (56.71%) Windows
2 82 (27.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (24.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (18.79%) Linux
5 46 (15.44%) UNIX
6 34 (11.41%) Windows 7
7 30 (10.07%) Android
7 30 (10.07%) Windows XP
8 29 (9.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (9.40%) Windows Phone 8
9 28 (9.40%) Windows Phone
10 24 (8.05%) VMS
11 18 (6.04%) Windows 8
12 10 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.35%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.34%) Solaris
15 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.34%) Debian
16 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.82%) ITIL
2 41 (13.76%) Network Management
3 36 (12.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (9.73%) Service Delivery
4 29 (9.73%) PRINCE2
5 26 (8.72%) Change Management
5 26 (8.72%) Network Design
6 16 (5.37%) PRINCE
6 16 (5.37%) Project Management
6 16 (5.37%) Process Improvement
6 16 (5.37%) Mentoring
7 14 (4.70%) E-Commerce
8 13 (4.36%) Migration
8 13 (4.36%) Information Security
8 13 (4.36%) Load Balancing
8 13 (4.36%) Incident Management
9 12 (4.03%) Change Control
10 11 (3.69%) Service Management
11 8 (2.68%) Configuration Management
11 8 (2.68%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.07%) SQL
2 24 (8.05%) PowerShell
3 16 (5.37%) Shell Script
4 11 (3.69%) Java
5 7 (2.35%) C
6 6 (2.01%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.01%) Ruby
7 3 (1.01%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.01%) Perl
8 2 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 105 (35.23%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (30.54%) CCNP
3 54 (18.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (14.77%) MCSE
5 21 (7.05%) Degree
6 20 (6.71%) MCP
7 19 (6.38%) CCNA
8 15 (5.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (4.36%) CCIE
10 10 (3.36%) CCSP
10 10 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (3.36%) CCSA
10 10 (3.36%) CCSE
10 10 (3.36%) VCP5
11 8 (2.68%) Security Cleared
11 8 (2.68%) VCP4
11 8 (2.68%) MBCS
11 8 (2.68%) MCSA
12 7 (2.35%) Sun Certification
13 6 (2.01%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.40%) SLA
2 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 82 (27.52%) Active Directory
2 37 (12.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (10.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 29 (9.73%) vSphere
5 19 (6.38%) XenApp
6 17 (5.70%) Terminal Services
7 13 (4.36%) ISA Server
8 9 (3.02%) Hyper-V
9 8 (2.68%) VMware ESX
9 8 (2.68%) Firmware
9 8 (2.68%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (2.35%) UAG
10 7 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.68%) KVM
12 4 (1.34%) Terminal Server
12 4 (1.34%) Samba
13 3 (1.01%) XenServer
13 3 (1.01%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.67%) vCloud
15 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 40 (13.42%) Backup Exec
2 24 (8.05%) McAfee ePO
3 23 (7.72%) HP NNM
4 17 (5.70%) Puppet
4 17 (5.70%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (3.36%) SolarWinds Orion
6 8 (2.68%) SCCM
6 8 (2.68%) FortiGate
6 8 (2.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (2.01%) CiscoWorks
8 5 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (1.01%) SCOM
10 3 (1.01%) OpenView
11 2 (0.67%) WSUS
11 2 (0.67%) Cacti
11 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.34%) MAILsweeper
12 1 (0.34%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 159 (53.36%) Cisco
2 85 (28.52%) VMware
3 79 (26.51%) Microsoft
4 65 (21.81%) Juniper
5 59 (19.80%) CheckPoint
6 55 (18.46%) HP
7 52 (17.45%) Citrix
8 45 (15.10%) Symantec
8 45 (15.10%) F5
9 35 (11.74%) Lotus
10 33 (11.07%) McAfee
11 31 (10.40%) SolarWinds
12 24 (8.05%) Clearswift
13 18 (6.04%) Blue Coat
13 18 (6.04%) Aruba
14 16 (5.37%) Meru Networks
14 16 (5.37%) Fortinet
15 15 (5.03%) Mitel
16 13 (4.36%) Dell
17 12 (4.03%) Sourcefire
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, South East, United Kingdom
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bonuses and travel allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mason Frank
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Same Again OTE + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
Stevenage
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago