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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 91 108 91
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.13% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 1.42% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 16
Median salary £36,250 £32,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% +10.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £32,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £32,500 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.32% +8.21%
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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
142 141 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.60% 9.12% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86 104 123
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £29,300 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) CommVault
6 2 (28.57%) NetApp
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Symantec
6 2 (28.57%) MPLS
6 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec

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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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) IPsec
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) IT Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Blog
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) VMS
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCTS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) CommVault
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard