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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 115 144 135
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 162 97 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.08% 1.39% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.27% 6.74% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 123 76 150
Average salary £42,500 £32,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -12.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £25,625 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -2.73%
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
1577 1439 1877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.25% 20.66% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1219 1131 1492
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 £54,000 £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 30 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 30 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 +17 60 £40,000 +48.09% 10
Essex +16 34 £36,250 -3.33% 2
Bedfordshire +1 29 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Suffolk +20 19 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire -22 17 £37,500 +19.04% 2
Norfolk - 1 £30,000 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 225 (73.29%) Firewall
2 172 (56.03%) Windows
3 168 (54.72%) Cisco
4 124 (40.39%) WAN
5 121 (39.41%) TCP/IP
6 114 (37.13%) DNS
7 112 (36.48%) LAN
7 112 (36.48%) Cisco Certification
8 96 (31.27%) CCNP
9 85 (27.69%) MPLS
9 85 (27.69%) VMware
10 84 (27.36%) Microsoft
11 82 (26.71%) Active Directory
12 81 (26.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 79 (25.73%) DHCP
14 76 (24.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 72 (23.45%) ITIL
16 70 (22.80%) SAN
17 69 (22.48%) Juniper
17 69 (22.48%) SSL
17 69 (22.48%) Wireless
18 61 (19.87%) Linux
18 61 (19.87%) CheckPoint
19 60 (19.54%) OSPF
20 59 (19.22%) HP
21 57 (18.57%) BGP
22 55 (17.92%) MS Exchange
23 53 (17.26%) MS Office
23 53 (17.26%) Microsoft Certification
24 52 (16.94%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 55 (17.92%) MS Exchange
2 30 (9.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 30 (9.77%) Lotus Domino
3 28 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (4.56%) IIS
7 13 (4.23%) SharePoint Server
8 12 (3.91%) SharePoint
9 9 (2.93%) IBM Notes
10 8 (2.61%) Lync
11 7 (2.28%) Apache
11 7 (2.28%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.98%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 53 (17.26%) MS Office
2 46 (14.98%) MS Excel
3 19 (6.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.28%) SaaS
2 7 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.95%) PaaS
4 5 (1.63%) Office 365
5 1 (0.33%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 225 (73.29%) Firewall
2 124 (40.39%) WAN
3 121 (39.41%) TCP/IP
4 114 (37.13%) DNS
5 112 (36.48%) LAN
6 85 (27.69%) MPLS
7 79 (25.73%) DHCP
8 70 (22.80%) SAN
9 69 (22.48%) SSL
9 69 (22.48%) Wireless
10 60 (19.54%) OSPF
11 57 (18.57%) BGP
12 50 (16.29%) VoIP
13 49 (15.96%) Wi-Fi
14 46 (14.98%) Network Security
15 39 (12.70%) VLAN
15 39 (12.70%) EIGRP
16 33 (10.75%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (9.77%) HSRP
18 28 (9.12%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.21%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.98%) MySQL
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
General
1 46 (14.98%) Finance
2 24 (7.82%) Retail
3 19 (6.19%) Banking
4 10 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.93%) Law
6 7 (2.28%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.98%) Advertising
7 3 (0.98%) Games
7 3 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.65%) Back Office
8 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 121 (39.41%) Network Engineer
2 40 (13.03%) Analyst
3 30 (9.77%) Support Analyst
4 29 (9.45%) Support Engineer
5 28 (9.12%) Network Support
6 27 (8.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 26 (8.47%) Architect
8 20 (6.51%) Network Specialist
9 19 (6.19%) Network Analyst
10 18 (5.86%) Administrator
11 17 (5.54%) Security Engineer
12 16 (5.21%) Network Security Engineer
13 14 (4.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (3.91%) Technical Support
14 12 (3.91%) Network Support Analyst
14 12 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
14 12 (3.91%) PC Support
14 12 (3.91%) Network Architect
14 12 (3.91%) PC Engineer
15 11 (3.58%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.82%) Web Services
2 21 (6.84%) JSON
3 20 (6.51%) XML
4 3 (0.98%) XMPP
5 2 (0.65%) LAMP
6 1 (0.33%) COM
6 1 (0.33%) WSH
6 1 (0.33%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.33%) Blackberry
2 29 (9.45%) SecurID
3 19 (6.19%) Replication
4 13 (4.23%) PKI
5 12 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.91%) Handset
5 12 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.61%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.63%) Statistics
7 5 (1.63%) Clustering
7 5 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.30%) IPTV
9 3 (0.98%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.98%) Open Source
9 3 (0.98%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.65%) User Experience
10 2 (0.65%) Online Games
10 2 (0.65%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 172 (56.03%) Windows
2 81 (26.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (24.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 61 (19.87%) Linux
5 48 (15.64%) UNIX
6 34 (11.07%) Windows 7
7 33 (10.75%) Windows XP
8 32 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (9.12%) Android
10 26 (8.47%) Windows Phone 8
10 26 (8.47%) Windows Phone
11 22 (7.17%) Windows 8
11 22 (7.17%) VMS
12 10 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.28%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.30%) Solaris
15 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.65%) Debian
15 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (23.45%) ITIL
2 43 (14.01%) Network Management
3 40 (13.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 31 (10.10%) Service Delivery
5 30 (9.77%) PRINCE2
6 26 (8.47%) Change Management
6 26 (8.47%) Network Design
7 19 (6.19%) Project Management
8 17 (5.54%) PRINCE
8 17 (5.54%) Process Improvement
9 16 (5.21%) Mentoring
10 15 (4.89%) Migration
11 13 (4.23%) Information Security
11 13 (4.23%) Service Management
11 13 (4.23%) E-Commerce
11 13 (4.23%) Change Control
11 13 (4.23%) Load Balancing
11 13 (4.23%) Incident Management
12 10 (3.26%) Mobile Device Management
13 9 (2.93%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.07%) SQL
2 27 (8.79%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.54%) Shell Script
4 13 (4.23%) Java
5 7 (2.28%) C
6 6 (1.95%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.98%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.98%) Perl
7 3 (0.98%) Ruby
8 2 (0.65%) Python
9 1 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 112 (36.48%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (31.27%) CCNP
3 53 (17.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (14.33%) MCSE
5 24 (7.82%) CCNA
5 24 (7.82%) Degree
6 22 (7.17%) MCP
7 17 (5.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (4.56%) CCIE
9 11 (3.58%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (3.26%) CCSP
10 10 (3.26%) CCSA
10 10 (3.26%) CCSE
10 10 (3.26%) VCP5
11 9 (2.93%) Security Cleared
12 8 (2.61%) VCP4
12 8 (2.61%) MBCS
12 8 (2.61%) Sun Certification
12 8 (2.61%) MCSA
13 6 (1.95%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.42%) SLA
2 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 82 (26.71%) Active Directory
2 40 (13.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (9.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 28 (9.12%) vSphere
5 17 (5.54%) XenApp
5 17 (5.54%) Terminal Services
6 13 (4.23%) ISA Server
7 10 (3.26%) Hyper-V
8 9 (2.93%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.61%) Firmware
9 8 (2.61%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (2.28%) UAG
11 5 (1.63%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.63%) Samba
11 5 (1.63%) KVM
12 2 (0.65%) vCloud
12 2 (0.65%) XenServer
12 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 41 (13.36%) Backup Exec
2 24 (7.82%) HP NNM
3 22 (7.17%) McAfee ePO
4 18 (5.86%) Puppet
4 18 (5.86%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (3.26%) SolarWinds Orion
6 8 (2.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (2.28%) SCCM
8 6 (1.95%) FortiGate
8 6 (1.95%) CiscoWorks
8 6 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.98%) SCOM
10 3 (0.98%) OpenView
11 2 (0.65%) WSUS
11 2 (0.65%) Cacti
11 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.33%) MAILsweeper
12 1 (0.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 168 (54.72%) Cisco
2 85 (27.69%) VMware
3 84 (27.36%) Microsoft
4 69 (22.48%) Juniper
5 61 (19.87%) CheckPoint
6 59 (19.22%) HP
7 52 (16.94%) Citrix
8 48 (15.64%) Symantec
9 46 (14.98%) F5
10 33 (10.75%) McAfee
10 33 (10.75%) Lotus
11 31 (10.10%) SolarWinds
12 22 (7.17%) Clearswift
13 19 (6.19%) Blue Coat
14 18 (5.86%) Aruba
15 16 (5.21%) Meru Networks
16 15 (4.89%) Mitel
16 15 (4.89%) Fortinet
16 15 (4.89%) Dell
17 14 (4.56%) Sourcefire
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SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
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camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Hudson - London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £29000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 8 days ago
Borehamwood
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mason Frank
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Same Again OTE + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
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