The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 137 156 164
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2207 1858 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.13% 1.85% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.83% 10.58% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1859 1557 1647
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
VPN
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18661 17562 21389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.46% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15164 13877 17958
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in England

VPN
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the England region.

VPN Salary Trend in England

VPN
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in England

VPN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +40 998 £42,500 -1.73% 64
South East -2 534 £40,000 - 34
East of England +11 168 £40,000 +14.28% 10
South West +48 141 £35,000 -12.50% 15
West Midlands +11 125 £32,000 +6.66% 7
North West +19 105 £32,000 -1.53% 11
Yorkshire -36 90 £40,000 +11.11% 18
East Midlands -6 36 £28,000 -37.77% 4
North East -15 7 £60,000 +73.91% 1
Midlands - 2 £49,750 -
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UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 2574 (61.07%) Firewall
2 2392 (56.75%) Windows
3 2184 (51.81%) Cisco
4 1570 (37.25%) WAN
5 1474 (34.97%) Microsoft
6 1447 (34.33%) Active Directory
7 1439 (34.14%) LAN
8 1398 (33.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1334 (31.65%) TCP/IP
10 1298 (30.79%) DNS
11 1276 (30.27%) VMware
12 1009 (23.94%) Linux
13 996 (23.63%) CCNP
14 979 (23.23%) MPLS
15 962 (22.82%) MS Exchange
16 952 (22.59%) Windows Server 2008
17 903 (21.42%) VMware Infrastructure
18 874 (20.74%) ITIL
19 820 (19.45%) DHCP
20 816 (19.36%) Juniper
21 758 (17.98%) MS Excel
22 754 (17.89%) BGP
23 734 (17.41%) CCNA
24 712 (16.89%) MS Office
25 707 (16.77%) Network Security
26 697 (16.54%) Citrix
27 689 (16.35%) Cisco ASA
28 667 (15.82%) OSPF
29 664 (15.75%) VoIP
30 663 (15.73%) Finance

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 962 (22.82%) MS Exchange
2 445 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 269 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 235 (5.58%) IIS
5 228 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 191 (4.53%) Lync
7 183 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 163 (3.87%) Apache
9 153 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 128 (3.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 84 (1.99%) Tomcat
12 34 (0.81%) IBM Notes
13 30 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
13 30 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
14 27 (0.64%) nginx
15 20 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
15 20 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (0.40%) Confluence
16 17 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
17 16 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 758 (17.98%) MS Excel
2 712 (16.89%) MS Office
3 116 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 55 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.26%) MS Project
6 4 (0.095%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.095%) SmartSuite
6 4 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.071%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.047%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.024%) InDesign
9 1 (0.024%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.024%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.024%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 43 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.12%) Sage 50
5 4 (0.095%) Advent Moxy
5 4 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.071%) SalesLogix
6 3 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.047%) BPCS
8 1 (0.024%) Magento
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.024%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 150 (3.56%) Office 365
2 84 (1.99%) IaaS
3 72 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 69 (1.64%) SaaS
5 56 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 54 (1.28%) PaaS
7 49 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (0.40%) Google Apps
9 9 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.095%) Joyent
11 3 (0.071%) Route 53
12 2 (0.047%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.047%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.047%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.047%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.047%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.024%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 2574 (61.07%) Firewall
2 1570 (37.25%) WAN
3 1439 (34.14%) LAN
4 1334 (31.65%) TCP/IP
5 1298 (30.79%) DNS
6 979 (23.23%) MPLS
7 820 (19.45%) DHCP
8 754 (17.89%) BGP
9 707 (16.77%) Network Security
10 689 (16.35%) Cisco ASA
11 667 (15.82%) OSPF
12 664 (15.75%) VoIP
13 653 (15.49%) Wireless
14 652 (15.47%) SAN
15 623 (14.78%) SSL
16 606 (14.38%) VLAN
17 546 (12.95%) IPsec
18 401 (9.51%) Internet
19 388 (9.21%) EIGRP
20 281 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 498 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 240 (5.69%) MySQL
3 120 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 110 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 54 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 43 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 39 (0.93%) MongoDB
8 32 (0.76%) Relational Database
9 26 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
11 22 (0.52%) Big Data
12 16 (0.38%) DB2
13 15 (0.36%) Hadoop
14 13 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
16 10 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
17 9 (0.21%) MariaDB
17 9 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 8 (0.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (0.55%) JIRA
2 22 (0.52%) Jenkins
3 20 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 16 (0.38%) Subversion
5 15 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (0.33%) Mercurial
6 14 (0.33%) TeamCity
7 13 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 12 (0.28%) Hudson
9 11 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (0.21%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.14%) WebLOAD
12 5 (0.12%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.12%) Maven
13 3 (0.071%) Rhino Mocks
13 3 (0.071%) Moq
14 2 (0.047%) Selenium
14 2 (0.047%) PHPUnit
15 1 (0.024%) Oracle APEX
General
1 663 (15.73%) Finance
2 454 (10.77%) Telecoms
3 147 (3.49%) Banking
4 103 (2.44%) Law
5 85 (2.02%) Retail
6 70 (1.66%) Legal
7 69 (1.64%) Marketing
8 55 (1.30%) Back Office
9 54 (1.28%) Advertising
10 39 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 37 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 35 (0.83%) Aerospace
13 30 (0.71%) Electronics
14 25 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 23 (0.55%) Investment Banking
16 20 (0.47%) German Language
17 19 (0.45%) French Language
18 14 (0.33%) Italian Language
18 14 (0.33%) Spanish Language
19 12 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 1074 (25.48%) Network Engineer
2 655 (15.54%) Analyst
3 577 (13.69%) Support Engineer
4 277 (6.57%) Support Analyst
5 264 (6.26%) IT Support
6 256 (6.07%) Senior Network Engineer
7 252 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 224 (5.31%) Administrator
9 219 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support
10 211 (5.01%) Security Engineer
11 195 (4.63%) Consultant
12 185 (4.39%) Technical Support
13 184 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support
14 171 (4.06%) Systems Administrator
15 157 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
16 149 (3.53%) Network Security Engineer
17 146 (3.46%) Architect
18 120 (2.85%) Network Analyst
19 119 (2.82%) Network Support
20 115 (2.73%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (3.20%) Web Services
2 94 (2.23%) CSS
3 88 (2.09%) XML
4 63 (1.49%) LAMP
5 60 (1.42%) JSON
6 55 (1.30%) HTML
7 54 (1.28%) .NET
8 30 (0.71%) Ajax
9 20 (0.47%) jQuery
10 19 (0.45%) SOAP
11 16 (0.38%) COM
12 15 (0.36%) MAPI
12 15 (0.36%) SAML
13 14 (0.33%) Middleware
14 12 (0.28%) Software Packaging
14 12 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
15 11 (0.26%) Application Packaging
16 10 (0.24%) OAuth
17 9 (0.21%) REST
18 8 (0.19%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 322 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 268 (6.36%) Blackberry
3 170 (4.03%) Computer Science
4 152 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 112 (2.66%) Video Conferencing
6 105 (2.49%) Clustering
7 100 (2.37%) Replication
8 94 (2.23%) iPhone
9 81 (1.92%) Hedge funds
10 79 (1.87%) PKI
11 58 (1.38%) iPad
12 57 (1.35%) Open Source
13 44 (1.04%) Client/Server
14 37 (0.88%) Statistics
15 36 (0.85%) Mathematics
16 32 (0.76%) SecurID
17 30 (0.71%) CMDB
18 29 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
19 28 (0.66%) EqualLogic
19 28 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2392 (56.75%) Windows
2 1009 (23.94%) Linux
3 952 (22.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 647 (15.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 611 (14.50%) Windows 7
6 547 (12.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 402 (9.54%) Windows XP
8 372 (8.83%) UNIX
9 339 (8.04%) Windows 8
10 143 (3.39%) CentOS
10 143 (3.39%) Android
11 136 (3.23%) Solaris
12 109 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 90 (2.14%) Ubuntu
14 89 (2.11%) Windows Vista
15 88 (2.09%) Mac OS X
16 80 (1.90%) Apple iOS
17 42 (1.00%) Debian
18 36 (0.85%) Mac OS
19 32 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 874 (20.74%) ITIL
2 384 (9.11%) Load Balancing
3 273 (6.48%) Service Management
4 270 (6.41%) Network Design
5 264 (6.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 236 (5.60%) Service Delivery
7 229 (5.43%) Project Management
8 218 (5.17%) Network Management
9 211 (5.01%) Change Management
10 191 (4.53%) Migration
11 188 (4.46%) Network Monitoring
12 162 (3.84%) Kalman Filter
13 159 (3.77%) Information Security
14 154 (3.65%) Change Control
15 139 (3.30%) PRINCE2
16 106 (2.51%) Configuration Management
16 106 (2.51%) Capacity Planning
17 105 (2.49%) Mentoring
18 104 (2.47%) ITSM
19 102 (2.42%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 525 (12.46%) SQL
2 161 (3.82%) PowerShell
3 156 (3.70%) Perl
4 133 (3.16%) PHP
5 121 (2.87%) Java
6 115 (2.73%) Bash Shell
7 97 (2.30%) Python
8 84 (1.99%) Shell Script
9 75 (1.78%) C
10 62 (1.47%) JavaScript
11 57 (1.35%) C#
12 55 (1.30%) Ruby
13 53 (1.26%) C++
14 27 (0.64%) VB
15 20 (0.47%) PHP5
16 16 (0.38%) VBScript
17 14 (0.33%) T-SQL
18 10 (0.24%) Tcl
19 8 (0.19%) VB6
20 7 (0.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1398 (33.17%) Cisco Certification
2 996 (23.63%) CCNP
3 734 (17.41%) CCNA
4 536 (12.72%) Degree
5 480 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 309 (7.33%) MCSE
7 253 (6.00%) CCIE
8 225 (5.34%) MCP
9 194 (4.60%) Security Cleared
10 175 (4.15%) MCITP
11 163 (3.87%) MCSA
12 157 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 128 (3.04%) CISSP
14 127 (3.01%) MCTS
15 113 (2.68%) SC Cleared
16 87 (2.06%) CCSA
17 83 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
18 82 (1.95%) CCSP
18 82 (1.95%) CCDP
19 75 (1.78%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 408 (9.68%) SLA
2 151 (3.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 105 (2.49%) PCI DSS
4 43 (1.02%) COBIT
5 38 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 34 (0.81%) QA
7 16 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (0.12%) COSO
10 2 (0.047%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.047%) BS7799
10 2 (0.047%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1447 (34.33%) Active Directory
2 903 (21.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 351 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 279 (6.62%) vSphere
5 203 (4.82%) XenApp
6 149 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
7 101 (2.40%) Terminal Services
8 70 (1.66%) VMware ESX
9 67 (1.59%) XenServer
10 60 (1.42%) vCloud
11 55 (1.30%) Firmware
12 48 (1.14%) Terminal Server
13 41 (0.97%) NFS
13 41 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 40 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 35 (0.83%) Xen
16 34 (0.81%) XenDesktop
16 34 (0.81%) Postfix
17 30 (0.71%) UAG
18 28 (0.66%) Snort
Systems Management
1 162 (3.84%) SCCM
2 159 (3.77%) Backup Exec
3 116 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 101 (2.40%) SCOM
5 99 (2.35%) Nagios
6 84 (1.99%) Puppet
7 71 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
8 67 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
9 64 (1.52%) WSUS
10 55 (1.30%) CiscoWorks
11 53 (1.26%) Cacti
12 44 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
13 34 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
14 32 (0.76%) OpenView
15 31 (0.74%) HP NNM
16 29 (0.69%) NetBackup
17 28 (0.66%) FortiGate
18 21 (0.50%) SELinux
18 21 (0.50%) SCVMM
18 21 (0.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 2184 (51.81%) Cisco
2 1474 (34.97%) Microsoft
3 1276 (30.27%) VMware
4 816 (19.36%) Juniper
5 697 (16.54%) Citrix
6 637 (15.11%) CheckPoint
7 467 (11.08%) HP
8 399 (9.47%) F5
9 248 (5.88%) Symantec
10 232 (5.50%) SolarWinds
11 214 (5.08%) Dell
12 180 (4.27%) Avaya
13 173 (4.10%) Red Hat
14 162 (3.84%) Apple
15 158 (3.75%) Oracle
16 127 (3.01%) NetApp
17 92 (2.18%) McAfee
18 85 (2.02%) Blue Coat
19 82 (1.95%) Polycom
20 80 (1.90%) Riverbed
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Salary: Package (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Salary: Package (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £17,000-£18,000pa + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago