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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 74 85 94
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.71% 0.56% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.73% 5.69% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 7
Median salary £27,500 £45,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +55.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
129 123 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.62% 9.77% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 83 88 86
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

VPN
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

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 22 February 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 17 (56.67%) LAN
2 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Firewall
3 15 (50.00%) Cisco
3 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 14 (46.67%) SCCM
5 13 (43.33%) WAN
6 12 (40.00%) F5
7 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (36.67%) DNS
8 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 8 (26.67%) MPLS
9 8 (26.67%) Change Management
9 8 (26.67%) Wireless
9 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
9 8 (26.67%) Internet
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (26.67%) Linux
9 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 8 (26.67%) Wireshark
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco Wireless
10 7 (23.33%) 802.1X
10 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
10 7 (23.33%) HSRP
10 7 (23.33%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (23.33%) Cacti
10 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
10 7 (23.33%) Citrix

VPN
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 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) LAN
2 16 (53.33%) Firewall
3 13 (43.33%) WAN
4 11 (36.67%) DNS
5 8 (26.67%) Internet
5 8 (26.67%) MPLS
5 8 (26.67%) Wireless
5 8 (26.67%) Wireshark
6 7 (23.33%) 802.11
6 7 (23.33%) BGP
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (23.33%) EIGRP
6 7 (23.33%) HSRP
6 7 (23.33%) IPsec
6 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
6 7 (23.33%) OSPF
7 5 (16.67%) DHCP
7 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (16.67%) SAN
7 5 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) IT Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) IT Support
4 8 (26.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Information Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Information Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) 802.1X
2 5 (16.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) PKI
2 5 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Change Management
2 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (23.33%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
3 5 (16.67%) Coaching
3 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (16.67%) Information Security
3 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.33%) Network Management
6 1 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) SCCM
2 7 (23.33%) Cacti
3 5 (16.67%) SCOM
3 5 (16.67%) SCVMM
4 4 (13.33%) DameWare
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (3.33%) Ansible
6 1 (3.33%) Iperf
6 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco
2 12 (40.00%) F5
3 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (23.33%) Citrix
4 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
5 6 (20.00%) Juniper
6 5 (16.67%) Dell
6 5 (16.67%) HP
6 5 (16.67%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.67%) VMware
8 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.33%) Sophos
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