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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 95 94 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.73% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 6.13% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 3
Average salary £29,500 £28,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £21,500 £27,395
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,750 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.89%
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
152 163 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.27% 11.88% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 85 108 104
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £58,000 £52,500
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

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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 28 January 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 12 (57.14%) DNS
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) VoIP
3 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) Firewall
4 8 (38.10%) Linux
5 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (28.57%) IIS
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
7 5 (23.81%) WAN
7 5 (23.81%) LAN
8 4 (19.05%) DHCP
8 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (19.05%) MCSE
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL
8 4 (19.05%) IPsec
8 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
8 4 (19.05%) Office 365
8 4 (19.05%) CentOS
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (14.29%) VLAN
9 3 (14.29%) Data Extraction
9 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 6 (28.57%) IIS
2 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (19.05%) Office 365
3 3 (14.29%) IaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) DNS
2 9 (42.86%) VoIP
2 9 (42.86%) Firewall
3 5 (23.81%) LAN
3 5 (23.81%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) DHCP
4 4 (19.05%) Ethernet
4 4 (19.05%) IPsec
5 3 (14.29%) ADSL
5 3 (14.29%) VLAN
5 3 (14.29%) LLU
5 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.52%) SSL
6 2 (9.52%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) NAS
6 2 (9.52%) SSH
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.76%) WiMAX
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security
7 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) COM
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.76%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) CentOS
4 3 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) BCP
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) IT Governance
4 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) MCSE
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) MCITP
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (9.52%) vSphere
6 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Intune
2 2 (9.52%) Cacti
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) ZENworks
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Juniper
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.76%) Apple
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Websense
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) Spiceworks
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
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