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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 89 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 17 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.15% 0.33% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.13% 4.21% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 4
Average salary £30,000 £34,250 £29,019
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.40% +18.02%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
209 95 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.14% 7.76% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 123 59 82
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 21 (67.74%) Firewall
2 17 (54.84%) Cisco
3 16 (51.61%) Linux
4 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
5 13 (41.94%) Windows
6 11 (35.48%) LAN
6 11 (35.48%) VoIP
6 11 (35.48%) WAN
7 10 (32.26%) DNS
7 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
8 9 (29.03%) Juniper
8 9 (29.03%) ITIL
8 9 (29.03%) VMware
8 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (25.81%) COM
9 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (22.58%) Internet
10 7 (22.58%) MPLS
10 7 (22.58%) IIS
10 7 (22.58%) SolarWinds
10 7 (22.58%) IPsec
11 6 (19.35%) Games
11 6 (19.35%) CentOS
11 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
12 5 (16.13%) CCNA
12 5 (16.13%) SMTP
12 5 (16.13%) VLAN
12 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
12 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (16.13%) Lync

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (22.58%) IIS
2 5 (16.13%) Lync
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (3.23%) nginx
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 3 (9.68%) IaaS
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) Firewall
2 11 (35.48%) LAN
2 11 (35.48%) VoIP
2 11 (35.48%) WAN
3 10 (32.26%) DNS
4 7 (22.58%) Internet
4 7 (22.58%) MPLS
4 7 (22.58%) IPsec
5 5 (16.13%) VLAN
5 5 (16.13%) SMTP
6 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
6 4 (12.90%) POP3
6 4 (12.90%) ADSL
6 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.90%) LLU
6 4 (12.90%) IMAP
6 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (12.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 6 (19.35%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Support Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Technical Support Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Technical Support
2 9 (29.03%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.45%) Network Support
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support
6 1 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.23%) Graduate
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) COM
2 1 (3.23%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) CentOS
4 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
5 4 (12.90%) UNIX
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.45%) Debian
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) CRM
2 4 (12.90%) BCP
2 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity
2 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (12.90%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
3 3 (9.68%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (9.68%) Information Security
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Process Management
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
2 2 (6.45%) C
2 2 (6.45%) C++
2 2 (6.45%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.13%) CCNA
3 4 (12.90%) JNCIA
4 3 (9.68%) MCSE
4 3 (9.68%) MCSA
4 3 (9.68%) CCNP
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.45%) MCITP
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CCSA
6 1 (3.23%) CCSE
6 1 (3.23%) CCDA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) Postfix
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.23%) Squid
5 1 (3.23%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (6.45%) Nagios
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Intune
2 2 (6.45%) Cacti
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco
2 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) Juniper
3 9 (29.03%) VMware
4 7 (22.58%) SolarWinds
5 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.90%) Rackspace
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) Acronis
7 1 (3.23%) Twitter
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