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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 88 87 93
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.67% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 5.17% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 11
Median salary £41,250 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.24% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £23,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £33,250 £36,895
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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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
136 174 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.99% 12.88% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67 123 101
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 28 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) SAN
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) Change Management
5 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
6 4 (33.33%) XenApp
6 4 (33.33%) SCCM
6 4 (33.33%) Office 365
6 4 (33.33%) SaaS
6 4 (33.33%) SSL
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) CRM
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) MS Office
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) IPsec
7 3 (25.00%) Telecoms

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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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) SSL
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (25.00%) IPsec
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
7 1 (8.33%) MPLS
7 1 (8.33%) NAS
7 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) IT Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Design Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Line Management
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) MCTS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) XenApp
4 3 (25.00%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) CommVault
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (8.33%) IronPort
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
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