The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 166 169 182
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1874 1960 1875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.04% 1.95% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.15% 11.55% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1687 1588
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.32% +8.21%
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
15421 16974 19593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.83% 16.90% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12871 14133 15609
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in England

VPN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the England region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 729 £47,500 +5.55% 53
South East -20 410 £46,500 +3.33% 44
East of England +69 177 £45,000 +38.46% 14
South West +46 171 £35,936 -4.17% 14
West Midlands +39 154 £40,000 - 13
North West +18 126 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Yorkshire -12 89 £35,000 -9.09% 11
East Midlands -19 30 £42,500 +8.97% 4
North East +6 5 £31,000 -11.42% 2
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UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 England region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2150 (55.28%) Firewall
2 2140 (55.03%) Cisco
3 1826 (46.95%) Windows
4 1383 (35.56%) WAN
5 1327 (34.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1321 (33.97%) Active Directory
7 1313 (33.76%) LAN
8 1287 (33.09%) Microsoft
9 1063 (27.33%) VMware
10 1050 (27.00%) DNS
11 963 (24.76%) ITIL
12 952 (24.48%) TCP/IP
13 947 (24.35%) CCNP
14 914 (23.50%) Windows Server
15 879 (22.60%) Linux
16 878 (22.58%) MPLS
17 807 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
18 751 (19.31%) CCNA
19 724 (18.62%) Cisco ASA
19 724 (18.62%) Network Security
20 717 (18.44%) DHCP
21 705 (18.13%) Wireless
22 668 (17.18%) Data Centre
23 663 (17.05%) MS Exchange
24 637 (16.38%) CheckPoint
25 632 (16.25%) VoIP
26 631 (16.23%) BGP
27 628 (16.15%) MS Excel
28 613 (15.76%) Juniper
29 577 (14.84%) OSPF

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 663 (17.05%) MS Exchange
2 293 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 211 (5.43%) IIS
4 199 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 158 (4.06%) Skype for Business
6 140 (3.60%) Apache
7 139 (3.57%) SharePoint
8 127 (3.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 119 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
10 84 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
11 71 (1.83%) Tomcat
12 48 (1.23%) nginx
13 38 (0.98%) JBoss
14 33 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
15 28 (0.72%) IBM Notes
16 18 (0.46%) Confluence
16 18 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
17 16 (0.41%) CMS
17 16 (0.41%) IBM Domino
18 14 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 628 (16.15%) MS Excel
2 562 (14.45%) MS Office
3 108 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 47 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.31%) MS Project
6 11 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.10%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.10%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.051%) Revit
9 1 (0.026%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (0.75%) assyst
2 18 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.13%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.10%) Infor M3
5 4 (0.10%) Sage 50
6 3 (0.077%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.051%) Line 500
7 2 (0.051%) Magento
7 2 (0.051%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.026%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.026%) Eikon
8 1 (0.026%) Line 50
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.026%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 321 (8.25%) Office 365
2 242 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
3 219 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 89 (2.29%) IaaS
5 83 (2.13%) SaaS
6 79 (2.03%) Mimecast
7 60 (1.54%) PaaS
8 44 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (0.57%) Google Apps
9 22 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 17 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
11 14 (0.36%) iTunes
11 14 (0.36%) SoftLayer
11 14 (0.36%) Sumo Logic
12 13 (0.33%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.28%) Route 53
14 10 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2150 (55.28%) Firewall
2 1383 (35.56%) WAN
3 1313 (33.76%) LAN
4 1050 (27.00%) DNS
5 952 (24.48%) TCP/IP
6 878 (22.58%) MPLS
7 724 (18.62%) Cisco ASA
7 724 (18.62%) Network Security
8 717 (18.44%) DHCP
9 705 (18.13%) Wireless
10 632 (16.25%) VoIP
11 631 (16.23%) BGP
12 577 (14.84%) OSPF
13 524 (13.47%) VLAN
14 492 (12.65%) SAN
15 464 (11.93%) SSL
16 433 (11.13%) IPsec
17 336 (8.64%) EIGRP
18 310 (7.97%) Cisco Nexus
19 292 (7.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 128 (3.29%) MySQL
3 55 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 38 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (0.75%) NoSQL
7 29 (0.75%) Oracle Database
8 26 (0.67%) Relational Database
9 23 (0.59%) Cognos Impromptu
10 19 (0.49%) Redis
11 18 (0.46%) Hadoop
12 16 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
12 16 (0.41%) Big Data
12 16 (0.41%) MongoDB
13 11 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.23%) HBase
15 9 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 84 (2.16%) Git (software)
2 59 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 41 (1.05%) JIRA
4 27 (0.69%) Vagrant
5 21 (0.54%) Subversion
5 21 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 12 (0.31%) Grunt
6 12 (0.31%) Jasmine
6 12 (0.31%) Karma Test Runner
6 12 (0.31%) webpack
7 10 (0.26%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.21%) RSpec
9 7 (0.18%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.18%) NUnit
10 6 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.15%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.15%) Toad
11 5 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.10%) Android Studio
13 3 (0.077%) Xdebug
General
1 543 (13.96%) Telecoms
2 516 (13.27%) Finance
3 165 (4.24%) Legal
4 156 (4.01%) Law
5 139 (3.57%) Banking
6 126 (3.24%) Retail
7 84 (2.16%) Marketing
8 61 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 43 (1.11%) Publishing
10 35 (0.90%) Advertising
10 35 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 30 (0.77%) Back Office
12 24 (0.62%) Electronics
12 24 (0.62%) Games
13 23 (0.59%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.36%) German Language
15 11 (0.28%) French Language
15 11 (0.28%) Front Office
16 10 (0.26%) Automotive
16 10 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1135 (29.18%) Network Engineer
2 578 (14.86%) Analyst
3 535 (13.76%) Support Engineer
4 370 (9.51%) Cisco Engineer
5 343 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 315 (8.10%) Security Engineer
7 262 (6.74%) Senior Network Engineer
8 257 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 249 (6.40%) Network Security Engineer
10 235 (6.04%) IT Support
11 232 (5.97%) IT Engineer
12 215 (5.53%) Network Support
13 192 (4.94%) Support Analyst
14 186 (4.78%) Administrator
15 181 (4.65%) Service Analyst
16 176 (4.53%) Architect
17 172 (4.42%) Consultant
18 171 (4.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 168 (4.32%) Service Desk Analyst
20 158 (4.06%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (3.24%) 802.1X
2 95 (2.44%) Web Services
3 53 (1.36%) HTML
4 52 (1.34%) CSS
5 48 (1.23%) LAMP
6 35 (0.90%) XML
7 33 (0.85%) jQuery
8 32 (0.82%) Middleware
9 27 (0.69%) .NET
10 25 (0.64%) JSON
10 25 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
11 24 (0.62%) AngularJS
12 23 (0.59%) LEMP Stack
13 19 (0.49%) MAPI
13 19 (0.49%) Spring
14 16 (0.41%) React
14 16 (0.41%) REST
15 15 (0.39%) Ajax
16 14 (0.36%) Grails
16 14 (0.36%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 668 (17.18%) Data Centre
2 249 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 186 (4.78%) Blackberry
4 161 (4.14%) Management Information System
5 125 (3.21%) Replication
6 124 (3.19%) Computer Science
7 109 (2.80%) Clustering
8 108 (2.78%) Driving Licence
9 105 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
10 96 (2.47%) iPhone
11 95 (2.44%) RSA SecurID
12 91 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 81 (2.08%) PKI
14 69 (1.77%) iPad
15 64 (1.65%) Smartphone
16 56 (1.44%) Virtual Team
17 47 (1.21%) Public Cloud
17 47 (1.21%) Statistics
18 34 (0.87%) e-Health
19 33 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1826 (46.95%) Windows
2 914 (23.50%) Windows Server
3 879 (22.60%) Linux
4 507 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 493 (12.68%) Windows 7
6 473 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 256 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 243 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 225 (5.79%) Unix
10 202 (5.19%) Windows 10
11 172 (4.42%) Windows XP
12 133 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 107 (2.75%) Android
14 92 (2.37%) Mac OS X
15 81 (2.08%) CentOS
16 77 (1.98%) Ubuntu
17 59 (1.52%) Solaris
18 51 (1.31%) Debian
19 43 (1.11%) Apple iOS
19 43 (1.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 963 (24.76%) ITIL
2 314 (8.07%) Load Balancing
3 253 (6.51%) Change Management
3 253 (6.51%) Service Delivery
4 237 (6.09%) Network Design
5 229 (5.89%) Service Management
6 228 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 203 (5.22%) Network Management
8 200 (5.14%) Project Management
9 191 (4.91%) Network Monitoring
10 185 (4.76%) Information Security
11 183 (4.71%) High Availability
12 171 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
13 158 (4.06%) Presales
14 155 (3.99%) Mentoring
15 135 (3.47%) Migration
16 130 (3.34%) Problem Management
17 126 (3.24%) Configuration Management
18 118 (3.03%) Network Architecture
19 115 (2.96%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 338 (8.69%) SQL
2 198 (5.09%) PowerShell
3 179 (4.60%) Python
4 133 (3.42%) Perl
5 120 (3.09%) Bash Shell
6 87 (2.24%) Java
7 82 (2.11%) C
7 82 (2.11%) Shell Script
8 81 (2.08%) Ruby
9 74 (1.90%) PHP
10 71 (1.83%) JavaScript
11 36 (0.93%) VBScript
12 25 (0.64%) C++
13 21 (0.54%) C#
14 19 (0.49%) VB
15 12 (0.31%) VBA
16 7 (0.18%) Lisp
17 6 (0.15%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.10%) T-SQL
19 3 (0.077%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1327 (34.12%) Cisco Certification
2 947 (24.35%) CCNP
3 751 (19.31%) CCNA
4 408 (10.49%) Degree
5 386 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 268 (6.89%) Security Cleared
7 243 (6.25%) MCSE
8 211 (5.43%) SC Cleared
9 206 (5.30%) CCIE
10 153 (3.93%) MCSA
11 123 (3.16%) CCSP
12 121 (3.11%) CISSP
13 120 (3.09%) CCSA
14 117 (3.01%) CCSE
15 107 (2.75%) MCITP
16 105 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 93 (2.39%) MCP
18 84 (2.16%) DV Cleared
19 78 (2.01%) JNCIA
20 73 (1.88%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 389 (10.00%) SLA
2 179 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 128 (3.29%) PCI DSS
4 50 (1.29%) QA
5 23 (0.59%) COBIT
6 17 (0.44%) FISMA
7 10 (0.26%) SAS 70
8 7 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
9 6 (0.15%) HIPAA
9 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.10%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.10%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.077%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.051%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.051%) RMADS
12 2 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.026%) HL7
13 1 (0.026%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.026%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1321 (33.97%) Active Directory
2 807 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 408 (10.49%) Hyper-V
4 219 (5.63%) vSphere
5 117 (3.01%) XenApp
6 94 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
7 77 (1.98%) Terminal Services
8 69 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
9 56 (1.44%) XenDesktop
10 55 (1.41%) NFS
11 54 (1.39%) VMware ESX
12 53 (1.36%) Firmware
13 47 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 45 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
15 39 (1.00%) vCloud
16 32 (0.82%) Xen
17 28 (0.72%) Docker
17 28 (0.72%) XenServer
18 21 (0.54%) KVM
19 16 (0.41%) iptables
Systems Management
1 155 (3.99%) SCCM
2 115 (2.96%) Backup Exec
2 115 (2.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 107 (2.75%) Nagios
4 95 (2.44%) Puppet
5 90 (2.31%) WSUS
6 88 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 74 (1.90%) SCOM
8 69 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
9 67 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
10 52 (1.34%) AirWatch
10 52 (1.34%) FortiGate
11 50 (1.29%) Ansible
12 49 (1.26%) Cacti
13 39 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
14 21 (0.54%) DameWare
14 21 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
14 21 (0.54%) Tivoli
15 20 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
15 20 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2140 (55.03%) Cisco
2 1287 (33.09%) Microsoft
3 1063 (27.33%) VMware
4 637 (16.38%) CheckPoint
5 613 (15.76%) Juniper
6 510 (13.11%) Citrix
7 375 (9.64%) F5
8 317 (8.15%) HP
9 282 (7.25%) Palo Alto
10 180 (4.63%) Apple
11 168 (4.32%) Avaya
12 164 (4.22%) Symantec
13 159 (4.09%) Veeam
14 145 (3.73%) Dell
15 130 (3.34%) EMC
16 128 (3.29%) SolarWinds
17 121 (3.11%) Oracle
18 109 (2.80%) Red Hat
19 106 (2.73%) NetApp
20 100 (2.57%) Riverbed
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits - see advert
Posted: Yesterday
London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40 - £55K dep on Exp.
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterlee, County Durham
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 10 % bonus, healthcare, pension, lif
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £48000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £61000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £20-30k
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Boston Hale
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £37,000 to £41,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + negotiable + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago