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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 92 92 106
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.66% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 4.74% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 5
Median salary £47,500 £25,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+88.11% -15.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £21,250 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £31,250 £48,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
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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
135 190 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.42% 13.94% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 74 119 124
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £28,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,698 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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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

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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 3 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 6 (37.50%) SAN
6 6 (37.50%) DNS
6 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 6 (37.50%) DHCP
6 6 (37.50%) Wireless
7 5 (31.25%) Change Management
7 5 (31.25%) Banking
7 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 5 (31.25%) SSL
7 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 5 (31.25%) Citrix
7 5 (31.25%) Office 365
7 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
7 5 (31.25%) XenApp
7 5 (31.25%) SaaS
8 4 (25.00%) SCCM
8 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
8 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (25.00%) IIS

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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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
1 5 (31.25%) SaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) DHCP
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) SAN
2 6 (37.50%) Wireless
3 5 (31.25%) SSL
3 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (18.75%) IPsec
4 3 (18.75%) MPLS
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security
4 3 (18.75%) VoIP
5 2 (12.50%) BGP
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) Multicast
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) IT Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Design Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Change Management
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Line Management
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Network Management
4 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCIE
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) MCTS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) XenApp
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) CommVault
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.25%) IronPort
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Red61 Ltd
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Posted: 20 days ago