The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 76 91 109
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +18
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.26% 0.92% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.75% 8.72% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 5
Median salary £38,750 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £20,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
160 149 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.44% 10.52% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 90 98 132
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £49,200 £51,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Edinburgh region.

VPN Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for VPN.

1 11 (68.75%) WAN
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) LAN
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 9 (56.25%) MPLS
4 8 (50.00%) Wireless
4 8 (50.00%) Internet
4 8 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 8 (50.00%) Change Management
4 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 7 (43.75%) 802.1X
5 7 (43.75%) NetScaler
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco Wireless
5 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (43.75%) F5
5 7 (43.75%) HSRP
5 7 (43.75%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (43.75%) Cacti
5 7 (43.75%) SolarWinds
5 7 (43.75%) Citrix
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) IPsec
5 7 (43.75%) OSPF
5 7 (43.75%) BGP
5 7 (43.75%) 802.11
5 7 (43.75%) EIGRP
6 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) DNS
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
1 11 (68.75%) WAN
2 10 (62.50%) LAN
3 9 (56.25%) MPLS
4 8 (50.00%) Internet
4 8 (50.00%) Wireless
4 8 (50.00%) Wireshark
5 7 (43.75%) 802.11
5 7 (43.75%) BGP
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco Wireless
5 7 (43.75%) EIGRP
5 7 (43.75%) HSRP
5 7 (43.75%) IPsec
5 7 (43.75%) NetScaler
5 7 (43.75%) OSPF
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) VoIP
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Blog
4 1 (6.25%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Unix
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Change Management
2 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (43.75%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Cacti
2 4 (25.00%) SCCM
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (12.50%) SCOM
4 2 (12.50%) SCVMM
5 1 (6.25%) Ansible
5 1 (6.25%) Iperf
5 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 7 (43.75%) F5
3 7 (43.75%) SolarWinds
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
6 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
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