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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 143 102 127
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +25
Permanent jobs citing VPN 129 214 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.78% 2.71% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.68% 12.95% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 101 182 148
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £27,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,750 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1487 1653 1855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.48% 20.92% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1324 1510
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -2 34 £26,500 -37.64% 7
Essex -6 32 £41,500 -2.35% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 25 £45,000 +6.50% 7
Bedfordshire -31 20 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Suffolk -11 14 £17,500 -50.00% 1
Norfolk +11 12 £30,000 +33.33% 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 175 (58.72%) Firewall
2 174 (58.39%) Windows
3 145 (48.66%) Cisco
4 134 (44.97%) Microsoft
5 117 (39.26%) Active Directory
6 95 (31.88%) Cisco Certification
7 89 (29.87%) DNS
8 84 (28.19%) SSL
8 84 (28.19%) TCP/IP
8 84 (28.19%) WAN
9 82 (27.52%) LAN
10 81 (27.18%) MS Exchange
11 80 (26.85%) SQL
12 76 (25.50%) HP
13 74 (24.83%) CCNP
14 73 (24.50%) VMware
15 68 (22.82%) MS Office
16 67 (22.48%) Wireless
16 67 (22.48%) Windows Server 2008
17 66 (22.15%) DHCP
18 63 (21.14%) Juniper
19 62 (20.81%) VLAN
20 59 (19.80%) MS Excel
20 59 (19.80%) ITIL
21 57 (19.13%) Exchange Server 2010
22 54 (18.12%) Linux
22 54 (18.12%) Windows XP
22 54 (18.12%) Windows Server 2003
23 52 (17.45%) MPLS
24 48 (16.11%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 81 (27.18%) MS Exchange
2 57 (19.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (5.37%) IBM Notes
5 16 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (5.03%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.68%) Apache
7 8 (2.68%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.68%) IIS
8 7 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.01%) Lync
10 5 (1.68%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.01%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 68 (22.82%) MS Office
2 59 (19.80%) MS Excel
3 15 (5.03%) 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
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.34%) Line 50
2 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.71%) Office 365
3 9 (3.02%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.34%) SaaS
6 2 (0.67%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.67%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 175 (58.72%) Firewall
2 89 (29.87%) DNS
3 84 (28.19%) SSL
3 84 (28.19%) TCP/IP
3 84 (28.19%) WAN
4 82 (27.52%) LAN
5 67 (22.48%) Wireless
6 66 (22.15%) DHCP
7 62 (20.81%) VLAN
8 52 (17.45%) MPLS
9 47 (15.77%) SAN
10 42 (14.09%) OSPF
11 38 (12.75%) BGP
12 37 (12.42%) Cisco Nexus
13 32 (10.74%) EIGRP
14 31 (10.40%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (10.07%) Network Security
15 30 (10.07%) HSRP
16 28 (9.40%) Cisco IOS
16 28 (9.40%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.36%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.35%) MySQL
4 3 (1.01%) Big Data
5 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Ant
General
1 36 (12.08%) Finance
2 17 (5.70%) Banking
3 15 (5.03%) Retail
4 7 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.68%) Law
5 5 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.34%) Advertising
6 4 (1.34%) Games
6 4 (1.34%) Legal
7 2 (0.67%) Billing
7 2 (0.67%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Local Government
8 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (24.16%) Network Engineer
2 45 (15.10%) Analyst
3 37 (12.42%) Support Engineer
4 33 (11.07%) Support Analyst
5 29 (9.73%) IT Support
6 21 (7.05%) Senior Network Engineer
7 16 (5.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 16 (5.37%) Desktop Support
7 16 (5.37%) Consultant
8 15 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (4.70%) Administrator
9 14 (4.70%) Network Specialist
10 13 (4.36%) IT Support Assistant
10 13 (4.36%) IT Assistant
10 13 (4.36%) IT Support Engineer
10 13 (4.36%) Support Assistant
11 12 (4.03%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (4.03%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 11 (3.69%) Project Manager
13 10 (3.36%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.70%) Web Services
2 15 (5.03%) HTML
2 15 (5.03%) CSS
3 14 (4.70%) JSON
3 14 (4.70%) XML
4 5 (1.68%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.01%) .NET
5 3 (1.01%) LAMP
5 3 (1.01%) XMPP
6 2 (0.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.07%) Blackberry
2 17 (5.70%) FMCG
3 15 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.03%) Replication
4 12 (4.03%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.02%) iPad
5 9 (3.02%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.01%) Open Source
6 6 (2.01%) PDA
7 5 (1.68%) Statistics
7 5 (1.68%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.68%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.68%) iPhone
8 4 (1.34%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.34%) PKI
8 4 (1.34%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.34%) Clustering
9 3 (1.01%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.67%) AS400
10 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 174 (58.39%) Windows
2 67 (22.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (18.12%) Linux
3 54 (18.12%) Windows XP
3 54 (18.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (15.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (14.77%) Windows 7
6 40 (13.42%) Windows 8
7 31 (10.40%) UNIX
8 9 (3.02%) Android
9 5 (1.68%) Windows Vista
9 5 (1.68%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.01%) Debian
10 3 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.67%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (19.80%) ITIL
2 34 (11.41%) Project Management
3 30 (10.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (9.73%) Service Delivery
5 28 (9.40%) Network Management
6 26 (8.72%) Change Management
7 19 (6.38%) PRINCE2
8 17 (5.70%) Load Balancing
9 14 (4.70%) Service Management
9 14 (4.70%) PRINCE
10 13 (4.36%) Network Design
10 13 (4.36%) Time Management
10 13 (4.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (4.36%) Process Improvement
11 10 (3.36%) Asset Management
12 9 (3.02%) WAN Optimisation
13 8 (2.68%) Migration
14 7 (2.35%) Information Security
14 7 (2.35%) Configuration Management
14 7 (2.35%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 80 (26.85%) SQL
2 38 (12.75%) PowerShell
3 18 (6.04%) Java
3 18 (6.04%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.70%) VBScript
5 10 (3.36%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.68%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.34%) VB
8 3 (1.01%) PHP
9 2 (0.67%) C
9 2 (0.67%) Python
10 1 (0.34%) Ruby
10 1 (0.34%) C#
10 1 (0.34%) C++
10 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 95 (31.88%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (24.83%) CCNP
3 41 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (12.42%) CCNA
5 36 (12.08%) MCP
6 27 (9.06%) Degree
7 18 (6.04%) MCSA
8 14 (4.70%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (3.36%) MCSE
10 7 (2.35%) CCIE
10 7 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.35%) Sun Certification
11 6 (2.01%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.68%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.68%) CCDP
13 4 (1.34%) CISSP
13 4 (1.34%) SSCP
13 4 (1.34%) CISM
13 4 (1.34%) JNCIP
14 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.07%) SLA
2 8 (2.68%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.68%) COBIT
4 2 (0.67%) QA
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 117 (39.26%) Active Directory
2 48 (16.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (15.77%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.70%) vSphere
5 10 (3.36%) Terminal Services
5 10 (3.36%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.35%) Terminal Server
6 7 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.01%) Samba
8 5 (1.68%) Xen
9 3 (1.01%) Snort
9 3 (1.01%) vCloud
9 3 (1.01%) XenApp
9 3 (1.01%) XenServer
10 2 (0.67%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.67%) UAG
10 2 (0.67%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (8.72%) Backup Exec
2 19 (6.38%) HP NNM
3 11 (3.69%) Puppet
3 11 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.68%) SCCM
4 5 (1.68%) ZENworks
5 4 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.01%) Nagios
6 3 (1.01%) Cacti
6 3 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.67%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.67%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.67%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.34%) DameWare
8 1 (0.34%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.34%) MOM
8 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.34%) WSUS
8 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 145 (48.66%) Cisco
2 134 (44.97%) Microsoft
3 76 (25.50%) HP
4 73 (24.50%) VMware
5 63 (21.14%) Juniper
6 39 (13.09%) F5
7 35 (11.74%) Citrix
7 35 (11.74%) CheckPoint
8 31 (10.40%) SonicWALL
9 25 (8.39%) Symantec
9 25 (8.39%) Sophos
10 23 (7.72%) Apple
11 17 (5.70%) SolarWinds
12 16 (5.37%) Lotus
13 13 (4.36%) EMC
13 13 (4.36%) Riverbed
14 12 (4.03%) Dell
15 10 (3.36%) Websense
16 7 (2.35%) Sage
16 7 (2.35%) WatchGuard
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