The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 136 134 111
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Permanent jobs citing VPN 136 124 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.72% 1.60% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.73% 7.70% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 115 112 175
Average salary £39,000 £37,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,050 £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% -
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1558 1610 1596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.71% 20.82% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1281 1322
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -1 49 £50,000 +53.84% 7
Bedfordshire +26 42 £33,500 -10.66% 8
Suffolk +10 19 £45,000 +32.35% 2
Essex -9 12 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Cambridgeshire -25 10 £38,750 +10.71% 3
Norfolk +23 4 £37,900 +61.27% 2
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 283 (80.17%) Firewall
2 219 (62.04%) Windows
3 184 (52.12%) DNS
4 166 (47.03%) Cisco
5 140 (39.66%) WAN
6 138 (39.09%) LAN
7 128 (36.26%) Microsoft
8 126 (35.69%) SAN
8 126 (35.69%) VMware
9 124 (35.13%) TCP/IP
10 118 (33.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 117 (33.14%) Cisco Certification
12 115 (32.58%) DHCP
13 111 (31.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 110 (31.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 101 (28.61%) Active Directory
16 94 (26.63%) CCNP
17 93 (26.35%) Citrix
17 93 (26.35%) MCSE
18 92 (26.06%) MS Exchange
19 90 (25.50%) Linux
20 88 (24.93%) MS Excel
21 78 (22.10%) SSL
22 67 (18.98%) Network Security
23 66 (18.70%) CCNA
23 66 (18.70%) CheckPoint
24 63 (17.85%) HP
24 63 (17.85%) MS Office
25 62 (17.56%) VMware Infrastructure
26 60 (17.00%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 92 (26.06%) MS Exchange
2 49 (13.88%) IIS
2 49 (13.88%) Lotus Domino
2 49 (13.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (11.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 39 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 30 (8.50%) SharePoint
6 25 (7.08%) SharePoint Server
7 20 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (4.82%) Lync
9 14 (3.97%) Apache
10 12 (3.40%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.42%) SAS
12 5 (1.42%) Tomcat
13 4 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (1.13%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.57%) nginx
15 1 (0.28%) Jetty
Applications
1 88 (24.93%) MS Excel
2 63 (17.85%) MS Office
3 9 (2.55%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.07%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (7.65%) SaaS
3 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.98%) PaaS
5 4 (1.13%) Google App Engine
5 4 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.13%) Office 365
5 4 (1.13%) IaaS
6 3 (0.85%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 283 (80.17%) Firewall
2 184 (52.12%) DNS
3 140 (39.66%) WAN
4 138 (39.09%) LAN
5 126 (35.69%) SAN
6 124 (35.13%) TCP/IP
7 115 (32.58%) DHCP
8 78 (22.10%) SSL
9 67 (18.98%) Network Security
10 55 (15.58%) MPLS
11 53 (15.01%) Wi-Fi
12 38 (10.76%) Reverse Proxy
13 37 (10.48%) Internet
14 35 (9.92%) VoIP
14 35 (9.92%) BGP
14 35 (9.92%) OSPF
14 35 (9.92%) Wireless
15 34 (9.63%) VLAN
16 30 (8.50%) EIGRP
17 26 (7.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.53%) MySQL
2 16 (4.53%) NoSQL
3 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.57%) Subversion
3 1 (0.28%) Maven
3 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (13.03%) Finance
2 22 (6.23%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.97%) Retail
4 8 (2.27%) Banking
5 7 (1.98%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.42%) Games
7 4 (1.13%) Marketing
7 4 (1.13%) Billing
8 3 (0.85%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 124 (35.13%) Network Engineer
2 65 (18.41%) Analyst
3 49 (13.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 45 (12.75%) Support Engineer
5 44 (12.46%) Network Support
6 37 (10.48%) Support Analyst
6 37 (10.48%) Administrator
7 33 (9.35%) PC Engineer
7 33 (9.35%) PC Support
8 32 (9.07%) Security Engineer
9 30 (8.50%) Network Analyst
10 29 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
11 27 (7.65%) Systems Engineer
12 26 (7.37%) Network Support Engineer
13 24 (6.80%) Network Security Engineer
14 21 (5.95%) Architect
15 20 (5.67%) PC Support Engineer
16 19 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 18 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
18 17 (4.82%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.46%) Web Services
2 20 (5.67%) XML
3 19 (5.38%) JSON
4 4 (1.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (0.85%) XMPP
5 3 (0.85%) LAMP
6 2 (0.57%) WAP
6 2 (0.57%) J2EE
7 1 (0.28%) Qt
7 1 (0.28%) SAML
7 1 (0.28%) WSH
7 1 (0.28%) HTML
7 1 (0.28%) .NET
7 1 (0.28%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.28%) COM
7 1 (0.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.86%) Blackberry
2 47 (13.31%) SecurID
3 30 (8.50%) Replication
4 18 (5.10%) Firmware
5 15 (4.25%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.12%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.83%) Handset
8 9 (2.55%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.98%) Clustering
10 6 (1.70%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.70%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.70%) PKI
11 5 (1.42%) Open Source
12 4 (1.13%) iPhone
12 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.57%) iPad
13 2 (0.57%) Statistics
13 2 (0.57%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 219 (62.04%) Windows
2 111 (31.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 110 (31.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (25.50%) Linux
5 53 (15.01%) UNIX
6 51 (14.45%) Windows 7
7 43 (12.18%) Android
8 39 (11.05%) Windows Phone 8
8 39 (11.05%) Windows Phone
9 38 (10.76%) Windows XP
9 38 (10.76%) VMS
10 23 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (5.67%) Windows Vista
12 19 (5.38%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.70%) CentOS
14 6 (1.70%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.42%) Debian
16 3 (0.85%) Solaris
17 2 (0.57%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (14.16%) ITIL
2 34 (9.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 34 (9.63%) Network Management
3 31 (8.78%) Performance Tuning
4 25 (7.08%) Information Security
5 21 (5.95%) Change Management
6 20 (5.67%) Network Design
6 20 (5.67%) Release Management
6 20 (5.67%) Network Monitoring
7 18 (5.10%) Configuration Management
7 18 (5.10%) Service Management
8 17 (4.82%) Migration
9 16 (4.53%) Service Delivery
9 16 (4.53%) Incident Management
10 14 (3.97%) Data Security
10 14 (3.97%) Capacity Management
10 14 (3.97%) Time Management
11 13 (3.68%) SIEM
11 13 (3.68%) Change Control
11 13 (3.68%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 50 (14.16%) SQL
2 42 (11.90%) PowerShell
2 42 (11.90%) Shell Script
3 16 (4.53%) Java
4 14 (3.97%) Bash Shell
5 13 (3.68%) Perl
6 12 (3.40%) Python
7 5 (1.42%) C
8 2 (0.57%) VB
8 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.28%) Ruby
9 1 (0.28%) VBScript
9 1 (0.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 118 (33.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 117 (33.14%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (26.63%) CCNP
4 93 (26.35%) MCSE
5 66 (18.70%) CCNA
6 28 (7.93%) Degree
7 26 (7.37%) MCP
8 22 (6.23%) MCITP
9 15 (4.25%) Security Cleared
9 15 (4.25%) CCSP
10 14 (3.97%) CCIP
11 12 (3.40%) CCIE
12 11 (3.12%) MCSA
13 10 (2.83%) CCA
13 10 (2.83%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (2.83%) Sun Certification
13 10 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (2.55%) CCSE
14 9 (2.55%) CCSA
15 7 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.10%) SLA
2 15 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.70%) COBIT
4 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 101 (28.61%) Active Directory
2 62 (17.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (14.73%) vSphere
4 49 (13.88%) Hyper-V
5 48 (13.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 42 (11.90%) KVM
7 37 (10.48%) XenApp
8 34 (9.63%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (7.37%) Terminal Services
10 20 (5.67%) ISA Server
11 19 (5.38%) UAG
12 18 (5.10%) Forefront TMG
13 17 (4.82%) XenDesktop
14 12 (3.40%) XenServer
15 10 (2.83%) VMware ESX
16 6 (1.70%) MetaFrame
17 5 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
18 3 (0.85%) NFS
19 2 (0.57%) Terminal Server
19 2 (0.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 53 (15.01%) Backup Exec
2 46 (13.03%) McAfee ePO
3 32 (9.07%) Puppet
4 30 (8.50%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (3.68%) HP NNM
6 12 (3.40%) SCCM
6 12 (3.40%) Nessus
7 11 (3.12%) FortiGate
8 10 (2.83%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (2.55%) SCOM
10 8 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (1.70%) CiscoWorks
12 4 (1.13%) Nagios
13 3 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
13 3 (0.85%) OpenView
14 2 (0.57%) Cacti
14 2 (0.57%) Munin
14 2 (0.57%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.57%) WSUS
15 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 166 (47.03%) Cisco
2 128 (36.26%) Microsoft
3 126 (35.69%) VMware
4 93 (26.35%) Citrix
5 66 (18.70%) CheckPoint
6 63 (17.85%) HP
7 60 (17.00%) Symantec
7 60 (17.00%) McAfee
8 59 (16.71%) Juniper
9 50 (14.16%) Lotus
10 37 (10.48%) Clearswift
11 32 (9.07%) F5
12 20 (5.67%) NetApp
13 17 (4.82%) Red Hat
14 15 (4.25%) Fortinet
14 15 (4.25%) Dell
15 13 (3.68%) Aruba
15 13 (3.68%) SolarWinds
15 13 (3.68%) Oracle
16 12 (3.40%) IBM
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