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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 153 117 172
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +55
Permanent jobs citing VPN 116 158 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.58% 2.06% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.78% 9.84% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 94 132 70
Average salary £32,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -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
1186 1606 1532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.14% 20.90% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1304 1230
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -6 53 £29,250 -31.17% 4
Cambridgeshire +23 23 £40,000 - 5
Essex -13 16 £48,000 +47.69% 4
Bedfordshire -12 15 £31,000 -9.48%
Suffolk -19 8 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Norfolk 0 1 £23,000 -39.31%
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 146 (58.40%) Windows
2 127 (50.80%) Firewall
3 113 (45.20%) Active Directory
4 112 (44.80%) LAN
5 106 (42.40%) TCP/IP
6 105 (42.00%) WAN
7 100 (40.00%) DNS
7 100 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 86 (34.40%) Cisco
9 81 (32.40%) DHCP
9 81 (32.40%) MS Exchange
9 81 (32.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 75 (30.00%) VMware
11 67 (26.80%) Data Centre
12 65 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 65 (26.00%) MS Office
12 65 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
13 64 (25.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 62 (24.80%) MS Excel
15 58 (23.20%) Office 365
16 56 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
17 53 (21.20%) ITIL
17 53 (21.20%) SSL
18 52 (20.80%) Linux
18 52 (20.80%) Wireless
19 51 (20.40%) CCNP
20 45 (18.00%) OSPF
20 45 (18.00%) VLAN
21 41 (16.40%) Juniper
22 39 (15.60%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 81 (32.40%) MS Exchange
2 35 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 29 (11.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (7.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (5.20%) IBM Notes
7 12 (4.80%) Lync
8 11 (4.40%) SharePoint
9 10 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.80%) IIS
11 2 (0.80%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 65 (26.00%) MS Office
2 62 (24.80%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Line 50
2 1 (0.40%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 58 (23.20%) Office 365
2 23 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (7.20%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.00%) PaaS
6 3 (1.20%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (50.80%) Firewall
2 112 (44.80%) LAN
3 106 (42.40%) TCP/IP
4 105 (42.00%) WAN
5 100 (40.00%) DNS
6 81 (32.40%) DHCP
7 53 (21.20%) SSL
8 52 (20.80%) Wireless
9 45 (18.00%) VLAN
9 45 (18.00%) OSPF
10 37 (14.80%) BGP
11 34 (13.60%) MPLS
12 29 (11.60%) HSRP
13 28 (11.20%) VRRP
14 25 (10.00%) EIGRP
15 22 (8.80%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (8.40%) SAN
16 21 (8.40%) Cisco Nexus
17 19 (7.60%) VoIP
18 16 (6.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (0.80%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
General
1 21 (8.40%) Finance
2 18 (7.20%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.20%) Marketing
4 11 (4.40%) Publishing
4 11 (4.40%) Retail
5 8 (3.20%) Games
6 2 (0.80%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (21.20%) Analyst
2 43 (17.20%) Network Engineer
3 36 (14.40%) Support Analyst
4 32 (12.80%) Support Engineer
5 21 (8.40%) Desktop Support
6 20 (8.00%) Administrator
7 18 (7.20%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (7.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 18 (7.20%) IT Support
8 13 (5.20%) Desktop Engineer
9 12 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 11 (4.40%) Senior Network Engineer
11 10 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 9 (3.60%) IT Administrator
12 9 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (3.60%) 1st Line Support
13 8 (3.20%) Network Analyst
13 8 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (2.80%) Desktop Analyst
14 7 (2.80%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.00%) HTML
1 10 (4.00%) CSS
2 4 (1.60%) Web Services
3 1 (0.40%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 67 (26.80%) Data Centre
2 29 (11.60%) Blackberry
3 20 (8.00%) Replication
4 18 (7.20%) Handset
5 17 (6.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 17 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (6.40%) Mathematics
7 11 (4.40%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (3.20%) Fat Client
8 8 (3.20%) Thin Client
9 7 (2.80%) FMCG
9 7 (2.80%) HP StoreVirtual
10 6 (2.40%) Management Information System
11 5 (2.00%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.60%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.60%) EFT
12 4 (1.60%) CMDB
13 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
13 3 (1.20%) EqualLogic
13 3 (1.20%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 146 (58.40%) Windows
2 81 (32.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (25.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (20.80%) Linux
6 31 (12.40%) Windows XP
7 28 (11.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (9.20%) Windows 7
9 22 (8.80%) Windows 8
10 10 (4.00%) UNIX
11 7 (2.80%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.00%) Solaris
13 3 (1.20%) Android
13 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.40%) HPUX
14 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.20%) ITIL
2 34 (13.60%) Mentoring
3 24 (9.60%) Information Security
4 23 (9.20%) Change Management
5 20 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 19 (7.60%) Project Management
7 18 (7.20%) Network Design
8 14 (5.60%) Network Management
9 11 (4.40%) SIEM
9 11 (4.40%) Service Delivery
9 11 (4.40%) Configuration Management
10 7 (2.80%) Data Analysis
10 7 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (2.40%) WAN Optimisation
11 6 (2.40%) Coaching
12 5 (2.00%) Software Licensing
12 5 (2.00%) Software Delivery
12 5 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (2.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.60%) SQL
2 18 (7.20%) PowerShell
3 13 (5.20%) C
4 11 (4.40%) VBScript
5 10 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.60%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.80%) VBA
8 5 (2.00%) VB
9 2 (0.80%) Java
9 2 (0.80%) Python
10 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (20.40%) CCNP
3 39 (15.60%) CCNA
4 25 (10.00%) MCP
5 22 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (8.80%) Degree
6 10 (4.00%) MCSA
7 9 (3.60%) MCSE
8 8 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.00%) CCSA
9 5 (2.00%) CCIP
10 4 (1.60%) CISSP
11 3 (1.20%) CISM
11 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.20%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.80%) ACSP
12 2 (0.80%) PCI QSA
12 2 (0.80%) CCIE
12 2 (0.80%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.40%) SLA
2 5 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.20%) COBIT
4 2 (0.80%) JSP 440
System Software
1 113 (45.20%) Active Directory
2 65 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (15.20%) Terminal Services
4 29 (11.60%) Hyper-V
4 29 (11.60%) vSphere
5 26 (10.40%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (7.20%) VMware Workstation
7 12 (4.80%) XenApp
8 8 (3.20%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.00%) Xen
10 4 (1.60%) XenServer
10 4 (1.60%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.20%) NFS
12 2 (0.80%) KVM
12 2 (0.80%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 12 (4.80%) HP NNM
2 8 (3.20%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.80%) SCCM
4 3 (1.20%) Cacti
4 3 (1.20%) WSUS
5 2 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.80%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.80%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 100 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 86 (34.40%) Cisco
3 75 (30.00%) VMware
4 41 (16.40%) Juniper
5 38 (15.20%) HP
6 35 (14.00%) CheckPoint
7 33 (13.20%) F5
8 27 (10.80%) Apple
9 26 (10.40%) Citrix
10 24 (9.60%) SonicWALL
11 20 (8.00%) SolarWinds
12 16 (6.40%) Fujitsu
13 14 (5.60%) Dell
14 13 (5.20%) Lotus
15 12 (4.80%) Riverbed
16 11 (4.40%) Fortinet
16 11 (4.40%) Blue Coat
16 11 (4.40%) Sophos
17 8 (3.20%) Symantec
18 7 (2.80%) Remedy
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive with benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Pool Car
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus (up to 10K)
Posted: 3 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago