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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 89 94 94
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.43% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.78% 3.61% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 10
Average salary £45,000 £29,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.54% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
118 166 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.26% 11.99% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 80 92 118
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,895
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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

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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 11 February 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (66.67%) Cisco
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 12 (57.14%) VoIP
3 12 (57.14%) IIS
4 11 (52.38%) DNS
5 10 (47.62%) ITIL
6 9 (42.86%) Windows
6 9 (42.86%) Juniper
6 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 8 (38.10%) Firewall
7 8 (38.10%) Linux
7 8 (38.10%) Ethernet
8 7 (33.33%) Citrix
8 7 (33.33%) ADSL
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (33.33%) COM
8 7 (33.33%) VMware
8 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 7 (33.33%) LLU
9 6 (28.57%) XenApp
9 6 (28.57%) SaaS
9 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 5 (23.81%) Office 365
10 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (19.05%) Degree
11 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
11 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (57.14%) IIS
2 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) SaaS
2 5 (23.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) VoIP
2 11 (52.38%) DNS
3 8 (38.10%) Ethernet
3 8 (38.10%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) ADSL
4 7 (33.33%) LLU
5 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) Wireless
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (14.29%) DHCP
6 3 (14.29%) SSL
6 3 (14.29%) WAN
7 2 (9.52%) BGP
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (9.52%) HTTP
7 2 (9.52%) LAN
7 2 (9.52%) MPLS
7 2 (9.52%) Multicast
7 2 (9.52%) OSPF
7 2 (9.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 7 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Design Specialist
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Network Support
6 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
1 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Change Management
2 3 (14.29%) CRM
2 3 (14.29%) High Availability
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Communications Security
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) CCIE
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) EMCIE
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) XenApp
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Juniper
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
3 7 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.76%) IronPort
4 1 (4.76%) Polycom
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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