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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 88 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 21 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.41% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 4.00% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 4
Average salary £29,500 £30,500 £29,019
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.27% +5.10%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
231 100 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.52% 8.03% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 137 67 83
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £72,500
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 16 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 18 (48.65%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 15 (40.54%) Windows
4 13 (35.14%) VoIP
4 13 (35.14%) DNS
5 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
5 12 (32.43%) WAN
5 12 (32.43%) LAN
6 11 (29.73%) VMware
6 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (27.03%) ITIL
7 10 (27.03%) Juniper
8 9 (24.32%) IIS
8 9 (24.32%) COM
9 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (21.62%) IPsec
10 7 (18.92%) CentOS
10 7 (18.92%) SolarWinds
10 7 (18.92%) Internet
10 7 (18.92%) MPLS
11 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
11 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
11 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
11 6 (16.22%) Ubuntu
11 6 (16.22%) VLAN
11 6 (16.22%) Games
11 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (13.51%) Lync

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 9 (24.32%) IIS
2 5 (13.51%) Lync
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.70%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.81%) Office 365
2 4 (10.81%) IaaS
3 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 13 (35.14%) VoIP
2 13 (35.14%) DNS
3 12 (32.43%) WAN
3 12 (32.43%) LAN
4 8 (21.62%) IPsec
5 7 (18.92%) Internet
5 7 (18.92%) MPLS
6 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
6 6 (16.22%) VLAN
7 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (13.51%) LLU
7 5 (13.51%) ADSL
7 5 (13.51%) SMTP
7 5 (13.51%) Ethernet
8 4 (10.81%) SSL
8 4 (10.81%) POP3
8 4 (10.81%) NAS
8 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (10.81%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 6 (16.22%) Games
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Support Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Technical Support Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Technical Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Technical Support
3 7 (18.92%) Administrator
3 7 (18.92%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Network Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) Network Support
7 1 (2.70%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) COM
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Data Extraction
2 2 (5.41%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) CentOS
4 6 (16.22%) Ubuntu
5 4 (10.81%) UNIX
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Debian
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) CRM
2 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.81%) BCP
2 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
2 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
3 3 (8.11%) Information Security
3 3 (8.11%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Information Assurance
4 2 (5.41%) Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) Time Management
4 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Wealth Management
4 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) Python
2 2 (5.41%) C
2 2 (5.41%) C++
2 2 (5.41%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
2 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.51%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) MCSE
3 4 (10.81%) MCSA
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.81%) JNCIA
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) MCITP
4 3 (8.11%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) CCSE
5 1 (2.70%) CCSA
5 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CCDA
5 1 (2.70%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.41%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) Openswan
6 1 (2.70%) Squid
6 1 (2.70%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Intune
3 2 (5.41%) Nagios
3 2 (5.41%) Cacti
3 2 (5.41%) WSUS
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Cisco
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) VMware
3 10 (27.03%) Juniper
4 7 (18.92%) SolarWinds
5 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.81%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.70%) Twitter
7 1 (2.70%) Acronis
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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Posted: 3 days ago
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