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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 106 161 117
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -44
Permanent jobs citing VPN 181 80 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.38% 1.13% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.62% 5.31% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 147 72 187
Average salary £41,500 £33,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.75% -13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £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
1558 1508 1881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.45% 21.27% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1234 1501
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +28 61 £42,500 +25.92% 8
Bedfordshire +15 42 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Essex +24 32 £33,750 -12.90% 2
Suffolk +33 25 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -19 13 £37,500 +16.27%
Norfolk - 7 £37,900 - 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 236 (76.62%) Firewall
2 172 (55.84%) Windows
3 157 (50.97%) Cisco
4 131 (42.53%) WAN
5 123 (39.94%) DNS
6 122 (39.61%) LAN
7 119 (38.64%) TCP/IP
8 111 (36.04%) Cisco Certification
9 98 (31.82%) VMware
10 96 (31.17%) CCNP
11 95 (30.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 90 (29.22%) DHCP
13 88 (28.57%) Active Directory
14 85 (27.60%) Microsoft
15 83 (26.95%) SAN
16 82 (26.62%) Windows Server 2003
17 80 (25.97%) MPLS
18 73 (23.70%) Microsoft Certification
19 72 (23.38%) SSL
20 67 (21.75%) Juniper
21 62 (20.13%) OSPF
21 62 (20.13%) ITIL
22 61 (19.81%) Linux
23 60 (19.48%) HP
23 60 (19.48%) Wireless
24 59 (19.16%) Citrix
24 59 (19.16%) BGP
24 59 (19.16%) MS Exchange
25 58 (18.83%) MCSE
25 58 (18.83%) Wi-Fi

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 59 (19.16%) MS Exchange
2 43 (13.96%) Lotus Domino
3 37 (12.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 26 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (5.52%) IIS
7 15 (4.87%) SharePoint Server
8 13 (4.22%) SharePoint
8 13 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (3.57%) Lync
10 10 (3.25%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.65%) Apache
12 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.32%) SAS
13 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 57 (18.51%) MS Excel
2 53 (17.21%) MS Office
3 17 (5.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.27%) SaaS
3 6 (1.95%) PaaS
4 5 (1.62%) Office 365
5 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.97%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.65%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 236 (76.62%) Firewall
2 131 (42.53%) WAN
3 123 (39.94%) DNS
4 122 (39.61%) LAN
5 119 (38.64%) TCP/IP
6 90 (29.22%) DHCP
7 83 (26.95%) SAN
8 80 (25.97%) MPLS
9 72 (23.38%) SSL
10 62 (20.13%) OSPF
11 60 (19.48%) Wireless
12 59 (19.16%) BGP
13 58 (18.83%) Wi-Fi
14 53 (17.21%) Network Security
15 49 (15.91%) VoIP
16 41 (13.31%) EIGRP
17 37 (12.01%) VLAN
18 35 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
19 29 (9.42%) HSRP
20 28 (9.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.90%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.65%) MySQL
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (14.94%) Finance
2 22 (7.14%) Retail
3 15 (4.87%) Banking
4 11 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.95%) Law
7 4 (1.30%) Games
8 3 (0.97%) Billing
9 2 (0.65%) Marketing
9 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.65%) Back Office
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 127 (41.23%) Network Engineer
2 44 (14.29%) Analyst
3 38 (12.34%) Network Support
4 34 (11.04%) 3rd Line Support
5 33 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 28 (9.09%) Network Analyst
7 27 (8.77%) Support Analyst
8 24 (7.79%) Architect
9 22 (7.14%) PC Support
9 22 (7.14%) PC Engineer
10 20 (6.49%) Administrator
11 19 (6.17%) Security Engineer
12 18 (5.84%) Network Specialist
13 17 (5.52%) Network Support Analyst
14 16 (5.19%) Network Security Engineer
14 16 (5.19%) Server Support
14 16 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (5.19%) Network Support Engineer
15 15 (4.87%) Systems Administrator
16 12 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.44%) Web Services
2 15 (4.87%) JSON
3 14 (4.55%) XML
4 2 (0.65%) LAMP
5 1 (0.32%) XMPP
5 1 (0.32%) Qt
5 1 (0.32%) WSH
5 1 (0.32%) SAML
5 1 (0.32%) HTML
5 1 (0.32%) .NET
5 1 (0.32%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.32%) COM
5 1 (0.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.26%) Blackberry
2 40 (12.99%) SecurID
3 21 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.55%) Replication
5 12 (3.90%) Handset
6 11 (3.57%) PKI
7 10 (3.25%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.25%) Firmware
8 7 (2.27%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.62%) Statistics
10 4 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.30%) IPTV
11 3 (0.97%) Clustering
12 2 (0.65%) Open Source
12 2 (0.65%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.65%) User Experience
12 2 (0.65%) Online Games
13 1 (0.32%) Streaming Video
13 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 172 (55.84%) Windows
2 95 (30.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (26.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 61 (19.81%) Linux
5 43 (13.96%) UNIX
6 38 (12.34%) Android
6 38 (12.34%) Windows 7
7 36 (11.69%) Windows Phone 8
7 36 (11.69%) Windows Phone
8 32 (10.39%) VMS
9 28 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (8.77%) Windows XP
11 18 (5.84%) Windows 8
12 10 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (2.92%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.30%) Solaris
15 2 (0.65%) Debian
15 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.65%) CentOS
15 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (20.13%) ITIL
2 41 (13.31%) Network Management
3 37 (12.01%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (8.77%) PRINCE2
4 27 (8.77%) Network Design
5 25 (8.12%) Service Delivery
5 25 (8.12%) Change Management
6 18 (5.84%) Information Security
7 16 (5.19%) E-Commerce
7 16 (5.19%) Mentoring
8 15 (4.87%) Process Improvement
8 15 (4.87%) Incident Management
8 15 (4.87%) Load Balancing
8 15 (4.87%) PRINCE
9 14 (4.55%) Project Management
9 14 (4.55%) Migration
10 13 (4.22%) Data Security
10 13 (4.22%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (3.90%) Change Control
12 10 (3.25%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.77%) SQL
2 23 (7.47%) PowerShell
3 18 (5.84%) Shell Script
4 7 (2.27%) Bash Shell
4 7 (2.27%) C
5 6 (1.95%) Perl
6 5 (1.62%) Python
6 5 (1.62%) Java
7 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.65%) Ruby
8 1 (0.32%) C#
8 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 111 (36.04%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (31.17%) CCNP
3 73 (23.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (18.83%) MCSE
5 25 (8.12%) CCNA
6 24 (7.79%) MCP
7 22 (7.14%) Degree
8 15 (4.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (4.55%) CCIE
10 13 (4.22%) CCSP
11 12 (3.90%) CCSA
11 12 (3.90%) CCSE
12 11 (3.57%) MCITP
12 11 (3.57%) Security Cleared
13 10 (3.25%) MCSA
14 9 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (2.92%) VCP5
15 8 (2.60%) A+ Certification
16 7 (2.27%) CCDA
16 7 (2.27%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.42%) SLA
2 7 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.97%) COBIT
System Software
1 88 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 43 (13.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (13.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 41 (13.31%) vSphere
5 26 (8.44%) XenApp
6 19 (6.17%) Terminal Services
7 16 (5.19%) Hyper-V
8 13 (4.22%) ISA Server
8 13 (4.22%) KVM
9 12 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (2.60%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (2.60%) UAG
11 7 (2.27%) VMware ESX
12 6 (1.95%) XenDesktop
13 5 (1.62%) XenServer
14 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.32%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 44 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 35 (11.36%) McAfee ePO
3 22 (7.14%) HP NNM
4 16 (5.19%) Puppet
4 16 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
6 10 (3.25%) FortiGate
7 8 (2.60%) SCCM
8 7 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.95%) CiscoWorks
10 4 (1.30%) SCOM
10 4 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.97%) OpenView
12 2 (0.65%) Cacti
12 2 (0.65%) WSUS
12 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
13 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
13 1 (0.32%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 157 (50.97%) Cisco
2 98 (31.82%) VMware
3 85 (27.60%) Microsoft
4 67 (21.75%) Juniper
5 60 (19.48%) HP
6 59 (19.16%) Citrix
7 55 (17.86%) CheckPoint
8 50 (16.23%) Symantec
9 48 (15.58%) McAfee
10 46 (14.94%) F5
11 44 (14.29%) Lotus
12 32 (10.39%) Clearswift
13 31 (10.06%) SolarWinds
14 19 (6.17%) Aruba
15 17 (5.52%) Fortinet
16 16 (5.19%) Mitel
16 16 (5.19%) Blue Coat
16 16 (5.19%) Meru Networks
17 14 (4.55%) Dell
18 12 (3.90%) Sourcefire
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