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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 83 100
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.17% 0.89% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.38% 9.65% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 1
Median salary £30,000 £28,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -36.11%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
160 114 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.11% 9.19% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90 78 81
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £56,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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

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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

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 17 January 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 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
1 17 (56.67%) Firewall
2 16 (53.33%) Windows
3 14 (46.67%) Cisco
3 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 13 (43.33%) WAN
4 13 (43.33%) SCCM
5 12 (40.00%) F5
5 12 (40.00%) DNS
6 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 9 (30.00%) Linux
8 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
8 8 (26.67%) MPLS
8 8 (26.67%) Internet
8 8 (26.67%) Wireless
8 8 (26.67%) Change Management
8 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 8 (26.67%) Wireshark
9 7 (23.33%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (23.33%) 802.1X
9 7 (23.33%) HSRP
9 7 (23.33%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (23.33%) Cacti
9 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
9 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
9 7 (23.33%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (23.33%) IPsec
9 7 (23.33%) EIGRP

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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 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) Firewall
1 17 (56.67%) LAN
2 13 (43.33%) WAN
3 12 (40.00%) DNS
4 8 (26.67%) Internet
4 8 (26.67%) MPLS
4 8 (26.67%) Wireless
4 8 (26.67%) Wireshark
5 7 (23.33%) 802.11
5 7 (23.33%) BGP
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 7 (23.33%) EIGRP
5 7 (23.33%) HSRP
5 7 (23.33%) IPsec
5 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
5 7 (23.33%) OSPF
6 5 (16.67%) DHCP
6 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (16.67%) SAN
6 5 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
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 Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
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%) Security Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Technical 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%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.67%) PKI
3 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
3 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.33%) Blog
4 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (30.00%) Linux
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 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
5 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
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 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) 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 14 (46.67%) Cisco
2 12 (40.00%) F5
3 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 7 (23.33%) Citrix
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
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 1 (3.33%) VMware