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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 115 164 108
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -56
Permanent jobs citing VPN 161 83 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.07% 1.16% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.96% 5.41% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 134 72 197
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
1616 1534 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.77% 21.44% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1317 1229 1435
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 £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +14 51 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Bedfordshire +30 40 £35,000 -16.66% 5
Suffolk +28 27 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Essex +12 21 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Cambridgeshire -26 14 £38,750 +10.71% 3
Norfolk - 7 £37,900 - 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 243 (76.90%) Firewall
2 187 (59.18%) Windows
3 152 (48.10%) Cisco
4 140 (44.30%) DNS
5 128 (40.51%) WAN
6 122 (38.61%) TCP/IP
7 121 (38.29%) LAN
8 110 (34.81%) VMware
8 110 (34.81%) Cisco Certification
9 99 (31.33%) SAN
10 98 (31.01%) DHCP
11 96 (30.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 94 (29.75%) Microsoft
13 91 (28.80%) CCNP
14 89 (28.16%) Microsoft Certification
15 88 (27.85%) Active Directory
16 86 (27.22%) Windows Server 2003
17 74 (23.42%) MCSE
18 73 (23.10%) SSL
19 72 (22.78%) Linux
20 68 (21.52%) MS Exchange
21 66 (20.89%) Citrix
21 66 (20.89%) MPLS
22 63 (19.94%) MS Excel
23 61 (19.30%) Juniper
24 59 (18.67%) CheckPoint
25 58 (18.35%) Wi-Fi
25 58 (18.35%) Network Security
26 56 (17.72%) HP
27 52 (16.46%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 68 (21.52%) MS Exchange
2 45 (14.24%) Lotus Domino
3 40 (12.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 33 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (6.65%) SharePoint Server
6 21 (6.65%) IIS
7 18 (5.70%) SharePoint
8 13 (4.11%) Lync
8 13 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (3.16%) IBM Notes
10 6 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.58%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.95%) SAS
13 2 (0.63%) Apache
13 2 (0.63%) nginx
14 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.32%) Jetty
14 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 63 (19.94%) MS Excel
2 49 (15.51%) MS Office
3 12 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.22%) SaaS
3 6 (1.90%) PaaS
4 5 (1.58%) Office 365
5 4 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.27%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.95%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 243 (76.90%) Firewall
2 140 (44.30%) DNS
3 128 (40.51%) WAN
4 122 (38.61%) TCP/IP
5 121 (38.29%) LAN
6 99 (31.33%) SAN
7 98 (31.01%) DHCP
8 73 (23.10%) SSL
9 66 (20.89%) MPLS
10 58 (18.35%) Wi-Fi
10 58 (18.35%) Network Security
11 51 (16.14%) OSPF
12 48 (15.19%) BGP
13 45 (14.24%) Wireless
14 40 (12.66%) VoIP
15 38 (12.03%) VLAN
16 36 (11.39%) EIGRP
17 29 (9.18%) IPsec
18 28 (8.86%) Cisco ASA
19 26 (8.23%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.11%) NoSQL
3 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.63%) Subversion
3 1 (0.32%) Maven
3 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (14.87%) Finance
2 19 (6.01%) Retail
3 16 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.48%) Banking
5 8 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.58%) Games
8 4 (1.27%) Marketing
8 4 (1.27%) Billing
9 2 (0.63%) Law
9 2 (0.63%) Back Office
9 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 118 (37.34%) Network Engineer
2 49 (15.51%) Analyst
3 42 (13.29%) Network Support
4 41 (12.97%) 3rd Line Support
5 35 (11.08%) Support Engineer
6 30 (9.49%) Support Analyst
7 28 (8.86%) Network Analyst
8 27 (8.54%) PC Support
8 27 (8.54%) PC Engineer
9 25 (7.91%) Administrator
10 23 (7.28%) Architect
11 21 (6.65%) Systems Administrator
11 21 (6.65%) Security Engineer
12 20 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (6.01%) Server Support
13 19 (6.01%) Network Support Engineer
14 18 (5.70%) Network Support Analyst
15 16 (5.06%) Network Security Engineer
15 16 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
15 16 (5.06%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.76%) Web Services
2 16 (5.06%) JSON
3 15 (4.75%) XML
4 3 (0.95%) LAMP
5 2 (0.63%) XMPP
6 1 (0.32%) Qt
6 1 (0.32%) WAP
6 1 (0.32%) WSH
6 1 (0.32%) SAML
6 1 (0.32%) HTML
6 1 (0.32%) .NET
6 1 (0.32%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.32%) COM
6 1 (0.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.82%) Blackberry
2 42 (13.29%) SecurID
3 18 (5.70%) Replication
4 12 (3.80%) Firmware
4 12 (3.80%) Handset
4 12 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.48%) PKI
6 7 (2.22%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.90%) Statistics
7 6 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.27%) IPTV
10 3 (0.95%) Clustering
10 3 (0.95%) Open Source
11 2 (0.63%) Online Games
11 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.32%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.32%) Biometrics
12 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 187 (59.18%) Windows
2 96 (30.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 86 (27.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 72 (22.78%) Linux
5 45 (14.24%) UNIX
6 44 (13.92%) Windows 7
7 42 (13.29%) Android
8 39 (12.34%) Windows Phone 8
8 39 (12.34%) Windows Phone
9 36 (11.39%) VMS
10 28 (8.86%) Windows XP
11 27 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (5.06%) Windows 8
13 13 (4.11%) Windows Vista
14 10 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.27%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.27%) Solaris
15 4 (1.27%) Debian
16 3 (0.95%) CentOS
17 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (15.51%) ITIL
2 41 (12.97%) Network Management
3 33 (10.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (7.28%) Change Management
4 23 (7.28%) Network Design
5 21 (6.65%) Information Security
5 21 (6.65%) Service Delivery
5 21 (6.65%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (5.70%) Incident Management
7 16 (5.06%) Load Balancing
7 16 (5.06%) PRINCE2
7 16 (5.06%) E-Commerce
7 16 (5.06%) Migration
8 15 (4.75%) Configuration Management
8 15 (4.75%) Data Security
9 14 (4.43%) Release Management
9 14 (4.43%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (3.80%) Project Management
11 11 (3.48%) PRINCE
11 11 (3.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (10.13%) SQL
1 32 (10.13%) PowerShell
2 30 (9.49%) Shell Script
3 10 (3.16%) Bash Shell
4 9 (2.85%) Java
5 8 (2.53%) Perl
5 8 (2.53%) Python
6 7 (2.22%) C
7 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.63%) Ruby
8 1 (0.32%) C#
8 1 (0.32%) VBScript
8 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 110 (34.81%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (28.80%) CCNP
3 89 (28.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 74 (23.42%) MCSE
5 39 (12.34%) CCNA
6 24 (7.59%) Degree
7 23 (7.28%) MCP
8 16 (5.06%) CCSP
9 14 (4.43%) CCSA
9 14 (4.43%) CCSE
10 13 (4.11%) MCITP
10 13 (4.11%) CCIE
11 12 (3.80%) CCIP
11 12 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (3.48%) Security Cleared
12 11 (3.48%) MCSA
13 8 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (2.22%) A+ Certification
14 7 (2.22%) Sun Certification
15 6 (1.90%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.23%) SLA
2 12 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 88 (27.85%) Active Directory
2 50 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (14.24%) vSphere
3 45 (14.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 28 (8.86%) Hyper-V
4 28 (8.86%) XenApp
5 25 (7.91%) KVM
6 22 (6.96%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (6.96%) Terminal Services
7 15 (4.75%) ISA Server
8 13 (4.11%) UAG
9 11 (3.48%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (2.53%) XenDesktop
11 7 (2.22%) VMware ESX
12 5 (1.58%) XenServer
13 3 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.63%) NFS
15 1 (0.32%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
15 1 (0.32%) Snort
Systems Management
1 45 (14.24%) Backup Exec
2 40 (12.66%) McAfee ePO
3 23 (7.28%) Puppet
4 21 (6.65%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (5.70%) HP NNM
6 11 (3.48%) SolarWinds Orion
6 11 (3.48%) FortiGate
7 10 (3.16%) SCCM
8 6 (1.90%) CiscoWorks
9 5 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.58%) SCOM
10 3 (0.95%) OpenView
10 3 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.63%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.63%) Cacti
11 2 (0.63%) WSUS
11 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.32%) Nagios
12 1 (0.32%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 152 (48.10%) Cisco
2 110 (34.81%) VMware
3 94 (29.75%) Microsoft
4 66 (20.89%) Citrix
5 61 (19.30%) Juniper
6 59 (18.67%) CheckPoint
7 56 (17.72%) HP
8 52 (16.46%) McAfee
9 50 (15.82%) Symantec
10 46 (14.56%) Lotus
11 41 (12.97%) F5
12 35 (11.08%) Clearswift
13 23 (7.28%) SolarWinds
14 16 (5.06%) Aruba
15 15 (4.75%) Fortinet
16 14 (4.43%) Mitel
16 14 (4.43%) Dell
17 12 (3.80%) Blue Coat
18 11 (3.48%) NetApp
18 11 (3.48%) Meru Networks
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