The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 93 90 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% 1.26% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.16% 11.30% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 3
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,700 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £37,076 £36,600
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
VPN
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
155 177 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.91% 11.11% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 115 107 63
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £77,500 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VPN
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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) DNS
4 7 (38.89%) DHCP
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 6 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) Wireless
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) WAN
6 5 (27.78%) VoIP
7 4 (22.22%) LAN
7 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 4 (22.22%) HP
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (22.22%) Juniper
7 4 (22.22%) VLAN
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) IPsec
8 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
8 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
8 3 (16.67%) Symantec
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 3 (16.67%) vSphere
9 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.56%) InDesign
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) DHCP
3 6 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (27.78%) Wireless
4 5 (27.78%) WAN
4 5 (27.78%) VoIP
5 4 (22.22%) LAN
5 4 (22.22%) VLAN
6 3 (16.67%) IPsec
7 2 (11.11%) SAN
7 2 (11.11%) SSL
7 2 (11.11%) NAS
7 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
8 1 (5.56%) IPv4
8 1 (5.56%) LLU
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.56%) Network Security
8 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) IT Support
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
1 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) CentOS
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) BCP
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) pfSense
3 1 (5.56%) iptables
3 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.11%) Nagios
3 1 (5.56%) ZENworks
3 1 (5.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Juniper
3 4 (22.22%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) Apple
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Google
6 1 (5.56%) Polycom
6 1 (5.56%) Spiceworks
6 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) Adobe
6 1 (5.56%) Sun
6 1 (5.56%) Websense
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £41000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago