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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 147 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 135 199 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.75% 2.31% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 11.13% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 99 167 163
Average salary £34,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
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
1576 1788 1818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.48% 20.73% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1200 1388 1489
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -4 35 £27,500 -38.88% 3
Cambridgeshire +19 33 £43,900 +9.75% 2
Essex +2 30 £44,500 +1.71% 2
Suffolk -7 17 £27,500 -24.13% 2
Bedfordshire -35 17 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Norfolk +13 12 £24,750 +10.00% 2
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 180 (60.40%) Windows
2 166 (55.70%) Firewall
3 137 (45.97%) Microsoft
4 136 (45.64%) Active Directory
5 126 (42.28%) Cisco
6 97 (32.55%) LAN
7 93 (31.21%) WAN
8 91 (30.54%) DNS
9 89 (29.87%) TCP/IP
9 89 (29.87%) Cisco Certification
9 89 (29.87%) MS Exchange
10 87 (29.19%) SSL
11 80 (26.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 78 (26.17%) SQL
13 75 (25.17%) MS Office
14 74 (24.83%) DHCP
14 74 (24.83%) VMware
15 71 (23.83%) HP
16 68 (22.82%) CCNP
16 68 (22.82%) MS Excel
16 68 (22.82%) Wireless
17 61 (20.47%) Juniper
17 61 (20.47%) VLAN
18 56 (18.79%) Exchange Server 2010
18 56 (18.79%) Windows Server 2003
19 55 (18.46%) ITIL
19 55 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
20 54 (18.12%) Windows XP
21 53 (17.79%) Hyper-V
22 49 (16.44%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 89 (29.87%) MS Exchange
2 56 (18.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (7.05%) IBM Notes
6 17 (5.70%) SharePoint
7 13 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (3.02%) IIS
9 7 (2.35%) Lync
10 6 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.34%) OpenStack
12 3 (1.01%) WorkSite
12 3 (1.01%) Apache
12 3 (1.01%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 75 (25.17%) MS Office
2 68 (22.82%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.67%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.67%) Line 50
2 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.34%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.72%) Office 365
2 20 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.01%) SaaS
6 2 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.67%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (0.67%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 166 (55.70%) Firewall
2 97 (32.55%) LAN
3 93 (31.21%) WAN
4 91 (30.54%) DNS
5 89 (29.87%) TCP/IP
6 87 (29.19%) SSL
7 74 (24.83%) DHCP
8 68 (22.82%) Wireless
9 61 (20.47%) VLAN
10 45 (15.10%) MPLS
10 45 (15.10%) OSPF
11 44 (14.77%) SAN
12 40 (13.42%) BGP
13 38 (12.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 32 (10.74%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (10.74%) HSRP
15 29 (9.73%) EIGRP
16 28 (9.40%) IPsec
17 25 (8.39%) Network Security
17 25 (8.39%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.68%) NoSQL
2 5 (1.68%) MySQL
3 3 (1.01%) Big Data
4 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Ant
General
1 35 (11.74%) Finance
2 13 (4.36%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.03%) Retail
4 10 (3.36%) Banking
5 7 (2.35%) Marketing
6 5 (1.68%) Publishing
6 5 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.34%) Legal
7 4 (1.34%) Games
8 2 (0.67%) Law
8 2 (0.67%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 73 (24.50%) Network Engineer
2 47 (15.77%) Analyst
3 35 (11.74%) Support Engineer
4 32 (10.74%) Support Analyst
5 31 (10.40%) IT Support
6 26 (8.72%) Senior Network Engineer
7 20 (6.71%) Desktop Support
8 19 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
8 19 (6.38%) Administrator
9 17 (5.70%) Consultant
10 15 (5.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 14 (4.70%) Project Manager
12 13 (4.36%) IT Support Assistant
12 13 (4.36%) IT Assistant
12 13 (4.36%) Support Assistant
13 12 (4.03%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 12 (4.03%) Infrastructure Manager
13 12 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support
14 11 (3.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 11 (3.69%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.05%) HTML
1 21 (7.05%) CSS
2 13 (4.36%) Web Services
3 6 (2.01%) XML
3 6 (2.01%) JSON
4 4 (1.34%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.01%) .NET
6 2 (0.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.34%) XMPP
7 1 (0.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.74%) Blackberry
2 21 (7.05%) FMCG
2 21 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.36%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.36%) Replication
4 10 (3.36%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (3.02%) iPad
6 6 (2.01%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.01%) PDA
6 6 (2.01%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.68%) iPhone
7 5 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.68%) Statistics
8 4 (1.34%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.34%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.01%) Open Source
9 3 (1.01%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.01%) PKI
9 3 (1.01%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 180 (60.40%) Windows
2 80 (26.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (18.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 54 (18.12%) Windows XP
5 49 (16.44%) Windows 7
6 48 (16.11%) Linux
7 45 (15.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (11.74%) Windows 8
9 21 (7.05%) UNIX
10 8 (2.68%) Android
11 6 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.68%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.68%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.01%) Solaris
14 1 (0.34%) Debian
14 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.34%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.46%) ITIL
2 39 (13.09%) Project Management
3 25 (8.39%) Load Balancing
3 25 (8.39%) Change Management
4 22 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (7.05%) Network Management
6 17 (5.70%) Service Delivery
7 14 (4.70%) PRINCE2
7 14 (4.70%) Time Management
8 13 (4.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (4.36%) WAN Optimisation
9 12 (4.03%) Network Design
10 10 (3.36%) Information Security
11 9 (3.02%) Mentoring
11 9 (3.02%) PRINCE
12 8 (2.68%) Service Management
12 8 (2.68%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (2.68%) Asset Management
12 8 (2.68%) Logistics
12 8 (2.68%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 78 (26.17%) SQL
2 34 (11.41%) PowerShell
3 23 (7.72%) VBScript
4 22 (7.38%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.02%) Java
6 6 (2.01%) VB
7 5 (1.68%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.34%) C
8 4 (1.34%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.67%) Python
9 2 (0.67%) VBA
10 1 (0.34%) PHP
10 1 (0.34%) C#
10 1 (0.34%) C++
10 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (29.87%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (22.82%) CCNP
3 43 (14.43%) MCP
4 41 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (13.09%) CCNA
6 30 (10.07%) Degree
7 17 (5.70%) MCSA
8 11 (3.69%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.35%) MCSE
10 6 (2.01%) CCIE
11 5 (1.68%) CISM
11 5 (1.68%) CCDP
11 5 (1.68%) CISSP
12 4 (1.34%) CCSA
12 4 (1.34%) SSCP
12 4 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.34%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.34%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.01%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.40%) SLA
2 9 (3.02%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.01%) COBIT
5 2 (0.67%) QA
6 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 136 (45.64%) Active Directory
2 55 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (17.79%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.03%) vSphere
5 14 (4.70%) Terminal Services
6 11 (3.69%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.34%) Xen
9 3 (1.01%) XenApp
9 3 (1.01%) XenServer
9 3 (1.01%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.67%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.67%) Firmware
10 2 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.67%) KVM
10 2 (0.67%) UAG
10 2 (0.67%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.34%) vCloud
11 1 (0.34%) Snort
11 1 (0.34%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (7.05%) Backup Exec
2 15 (5.03%) HP NNM
3 5 (1.68%) Puppet
3 5 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.34%) ZENworks
4 4 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.34%) SCCM
4 4 (1.34%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.01%) Cacti
5 3 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.67%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.67%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.34%) SCOM
7 1 (0.34%) WSUS
7 1 (0.34%) DameWare
7 1 (0.34%) MOM
7 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.34%) Nagios
7 1 (0.34%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 137 (45.97%) Microsoft
2 126 (42.28%) Cisco
3 74 (24.83%) VMware
4 71 (23.83%) HP
5 61 (20.47%) Juniper
6 38 (12.75%) CheckPoint
7 37 (12.42%) F5
8 36 (12.08%) SonicWALL
9 29 (9.73%) Citrix
10 27 (9.06%) Apple
11 25 (8.39%) SolarWinds
12 24 (8.05%) Sophos
13 21 (7.05%) Lotus
14 20 (6.71%) Symantec
15 17 (5.70%) Riverbed
16 12 (4.03%) Dell
17 10 (3.36%) EMC
18 9 (3.02%) Avaya
19 8 (2.68%) Websense
19 8 (2.68%) Sage
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