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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 124 125 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 123 151 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.94% 2.11% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.37% 12.26% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 99 133 144
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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
994 1232 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 15.64% 17.22% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 783 992 1286
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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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

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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 3 December 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in the East of England

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Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -11 52 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Cambridgeshire +19 29 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Essex +4 20 £52,500 +38.15% 1
Bedfordshire 0 20 £50,000 -4.76%
Suffolk -5 10 £29,000 +39.75% 3
Norfolk - 3 £50,000 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for VPN.

1 153 (50.16%) Firewall
2 152 (49.84%) Cisco
3 148 (48.52%) Windows
4 117 (38.36%) TCP/IP
5 114 (37.38%) LAN
6 112 (36.72%) Cisco Certification
7 110 (36.07%) WAN
8 107 (35.08%) Microsoft
9 99 (32.46%) CCNP
10 96 (31.48%) ITIL
11 87 (28.52%) DNS
12 79 (25.90%) Active Directory
13 75 (24.59%) Linux
14 74 (24.26%) VMware
15 73 (23.93%) DHCP
16 70 (22.95%) Windows Server
17 63 (20.66%) Wireless
17 63 (20.66%) VMware Infrastructure
18 61 (20.00%) Office 365
18 61 (20.00%) Data Centre
19 60 (19.67%) MS Exchange
20 54 (17.70%) CheckPoint
21 53 (17.38%) BGP
22 50 (16.39%) OSPF
22 50 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
23 48 (15.74%) Cisco Nexus
23 48 (15.74%) VoIP
24 46 (15.08%) Network Security
25 45 (14.75%) VLAN
26 43 (14.10%) CCNA

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 60 (19.67%) MS Exchange
2 28 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (8.20%) Skype for Business
4 20 (6.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 20 (6.56%) IIS
5 6 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.97%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.64%) Apache
6 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.66%) Drupal
7 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.66%) nginx
7 2 (0.66%) WordPress
8 1 (0.33%) Confluence
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) JBoss
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.33%) Site Server
8 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (13.44%) MS Office
2 31 (10.16%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) assyst
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Line 50
1 1 (0.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 61 (20.00%) Office 365
2 20 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.59%) iTunes
4 13 (4.26%) PaaS
5 12 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (1.97%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 153 (50.16%) Firewall
2 117 (38.36%) TCP/IP
3 114 (37.38%) LAN
4 110 (36.07%) WAN
5 87 (28.52%) DNS
6 73 (23.93%) DHCP
7 63 (20.66%) Wireless
8 53 (17.38%) BGP
9 50 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
9 50 (16.39%) OSPF
10 48 (15.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 48 (15.74%) VoIP
11 46 (15.08%) Network Security
12 45 (14.75%) VLAN
13 42 (13.77%) IPsec
14 41 (13.44%) EIGRP
15 40 (13.11%) MPLS
16 38 (12.46%) RIP
17 35 (11.48%) SSL
18 32 (10.49%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.93%) MySQL
3 10 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.30%) Cognos Impromptu
5 6 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.98%) JIRA
1 3 (0.98%) Subversion
2 2 (0.66%) Buildbot
2 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (9.84%) Telecoms
2 19 (6.23%) Retail
3 18 (5.90%) Finance
4 13 (4.26%) Law
5 5 (1.64%) Banking
6 4 (1.31%) Publishing
7 3 (0.98%) Marketing
8 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.66%) French Language
8 2 (0.66%) German Language
8 2 (0.66%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 67 (21.97%) Network Engineer
2 40 (13.11%) Support Engineer
3 36 (11.80%) Analyst
4 30 (9.84%) Network Specialist
5 23 (7.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 22 (7.21%) 3rd Line Support
6 22 (7.21%) Cisco Engineer
7 21 (6.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 19 (6.23%) Linux Engineer
8 19 (6.23%) Linux Support
8 19 (6.23%) Linux Support Engineer
9 18 (5.90%) Support Analyst
10 17 (5.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (5.57%) Architect
10 17 (5.57%) Windows Engineer
11 16 (5.25%) IT Support
11 16 (5.25%) Network Analyst
12 13 (4.26%) Data Centre Engineer
12 13 (4.26%) IT Engineer
12 13 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.66%) Apache Flex
1 2 (0.66%) ELK Stack
1 2 (0.66%) JSON
1 2 (0.66%) LAMP
1 2 (0.66%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (0.66%) REST
1 2 (0.66%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (0.66%) SAML
1 2 (0.66%) XML
2 1 (0.33%) COM
2 1 (0.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 31 (10.16%) Blackberry
3 30 (9.84%) Driving Licence
4 26 (8.52%) Smartphone
5 18 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.90%) Mobile Computing
6 15 (4.92%) iPhone
7 13 (4.26%) Mathematics
7 13 (4.26%) Virtual Team
8 9 (2.95%) Private Cloud
8 9 (2.95%) Replication
9 8 (2.62%) CESG
9 8 (2.62%) CESG CLAS
9 8 (2.62%) EMC VNX
9 8 (2.62%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.62%) PACS
10 6 (1.97%) Handset
10 6 (1.97%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (1.97%) User Experience
11 5 (1.64%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 148 (48.52%) Windows
2 75 (24.59%) Linux
3 70 (22.95%) Windows Server
4 39 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (10.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (7.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (7.54%) Windows Phone
8 19 (6.23%) Windows 7
9 18 (5.90%) Windows 10
10 16 (5.25%) Unix
10 16 (5.25%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.62%) Mac OS X
11 8 (2.62%) Solaris
12 4 (1.31%) Android
13 3 (0.98%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.66%) CentOS
14 2 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (31.48%) ITIL
2 39 (12.79%) Problem Management
3 33 (10.82%) Change Management
3 33 (10.82%) Mentoring
3 33 (10.82%) Network Management
4 29 (9.51%) Service Delivery
5 23 (7.54%) Configuration Management
6 21 (6.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (5.90%) Process Management
8 17 (5.57%) E-Commerce
9 16 (5.25%) Service Management
10 15 (4.92%) Information Security
10 15 (4.92%) ITIL V3
11 14 (4.59%) High Availability
12 13 (4.26%) Coaching
12 13 (4.26%) Network Design
13 12 (3.93%) Kalman Filter
13 12 (3.93%) Load Balancing
13 12 (3.93%) People Management
13 12 (3.93%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.11%) SQL
2 13 (4.26%) C
2 13 (4.26%) Python
3 12 (3.93%) Perl
4 10 (3.28%) Shell Script
5 8 (2.62%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.66%) Ruby
7 1 (0.33%) Java
7 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 112 (36.72%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (32.46%) CCNP
3 43 (14.10%) CCNA
4 34 (11.15%) Degree
5 21 (6.89%) Security Cleared
6 19 (6.23%) CCIE
6 19 (6.23%) SC Cleared
7 12 (3.93%) CCSA
7 12 (3.93%) CCSE
8 11 (3.61%) CISSP
9 10 (3.28%) CISM
9 10 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.95%) DV Cleared
10 9 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (2.62%) CESG Certified Professional
11 8 (2.62%) CLAS
12 7 (2.30%) JNCIP
13 5 (1.64%) CCDP
13 5 (1.64%) JNCIE
14 4 (1.31%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.26%) SLA
3 10 (3.28%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.31%) QA
5 1 (0.33%) COBIT
5 1 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 79 (25.90%) Active Directory
2 63 (20.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.23%) Terminal Services
4 15 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.92%) VMware ESX
5 13 (4.26%) vSphere
6 9 (2.95%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (2.30%) XenApp
8 6 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.66%) NFS
11 2 (0.66%) Samba
11 2 (0.66%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.33%) iptables
12 1 (0.33%) KVM
12 1 (0.33%) pfSense
12 1 (0.33%) UAG
12 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (5.25%) SCCM
2 12 (3.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (2.95%) Backup Exec
3 9 (2.95%) HP NNM
4 8 (2.62%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (2.30%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (1.97%) TrustSec
7 4 (1.31%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.66%) Kibana
8 2 (0.66%) logstash
8 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.66%) WSUS
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.33%) OpenNebula
9 1 (0.33%) SCOM
9 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 152 (49.84%) Cisco
2 107 (35.08%) Microsoft
3 74 (24.26%) VMware
4 54 (17.70%) CheckPoint
5 41 (13.44%) Juniper
6 37 (12.13%) F5
7 31 (10.16%) HP
8 29 (9.51%) Avaya
9 27 (8.85%) Citrix
10 25 (8.20%) Apple
10 25 (8.20%) Clearswift
10 25 (8.20%) Nokia
10 25 (8.20%) Proofpoint
11 20 (6.56%) EMC
12 15 (4.92%) NetApp
12 15 (4.92%) Veeam
13 14 (4.59%) Blue Coat
13 14 (4.59%) SolarWinds
14 10 (3.28%) Dell
14 10 (3.28%) Symantec
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