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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 181 173 142
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -31
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1619 1921 2293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.93% 1.94% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.21% 11.55% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1367 1624 1940
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
14446 16636 19457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.19% 16.78% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11825 13866 15748
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +3 716 £50,000 +6.38% 55
South East +26 430 £45,000 +5.05% 49
East of England -4 121 £42,500 +13.33% 8
North West -29 94 £35,000 -12.50% 15
West Midlands -13 92 £40,000 - 15
Yorkshire +4 85 £37,500 -11.76% 6
South West -12 73 £32,500 - 11
East Midlands +2 34 £52,500 +60.64% 2
North East +18 9 £28,250 -19.28% 1
Midlands +7 1 - -
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VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 1954 (57.03%) Cisco
2 1902 (55.52%) Firewall
3 1590 (46.41%) Windows
4 1290 (37.65%) Cisco Certification
5 1202 (35.08%) WAN
6 1152 (33.63%) LAN
7 1087 (31.73%) Active Directory
8 1028 (30.01%) Microsoft
9 991 (28.93%) DNS
10 983 (28.69%) VMware
11 950 (27.73%) CCNP
12 833 (24.31%) TCP/IP
13 826 (24.11%) Windows Server
14 795 (23.20%) MPLS
15 789 (23.03%) ITIL
16 744 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
17 743 (21.69%) Linux
18 691 (20.17%) Wireless
19 681 (19.88%) Data Centre
20 673 (19.64%) DHCP
20 673 (19.64%) CCNA
21 658 (19.21%) Network Security
22 627 (18.30%) Cisco ASA
23 618 (18.04%) BGP
24 591 (17.25%) OSPF
25 566 (16.52%) VLAN
26 562 (16.40%) CheckPoint
27 521 (15.21%) MS Exchange
28 514 (15.00%) VoIP
29 502 (14.65%) Finance

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
1 521 (15.21%) MS Exchange
2 208 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 189 (5.52%) IIS
4 164 (4.79%) Skype for Business
5 155 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 125 (3.65%) SharePoint
7 118 (3.44%) Apache
8 95 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 50 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 49 (1.43%) Tomcat
11 48 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 28 (0.82%) JBoss
13 25 (0.73%) IBM Notes
14 18 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
15 17 (0.50%) nginx
16 16 (0.47%) OpenStack
17 15 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
18 14 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
19 9 (0.26%) Confluence
19 9 (0.26%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 492 (14.36%) MS Excel
2 442 (12.90%) MS Office
3 59 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 51 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.53%) MS Project
6 8 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.058%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.029%) SmartSuite
8 1 (0.029%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (0.64%) assyst
2 18 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.12%) Sage 50
6 3 (0.088%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.058%) Eikon
7 2 (0.058%) Summit
8 1 (0.029%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.029%) Line 50
8 1 (0.029%) Magento
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.029%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 300 (8.76%) Office 365
2 231 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 198 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
4 80 (2.34%) Mimecast
5 74 (2.16%) SaaS
6 72 (2.10%) IaaS
7 61 (1.78%) PaaS
8 42 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (0.82%) G Suite
10 26 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 19 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (0.44%) Amazon S3
13 14 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
14 12 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (0.35%) iTunes
15 9 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (0.23%) Route 53
17 7 (0.20%) CloudFront
18 6 (0.18%) Yammer
19 5 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1902 (55.52%) Firewall
2 1202 (35.08%) WAN
3 1152 (33.63%) LAN
4 991 (28.93%) DNS
5 833 (24.31%) TCP/IP
6 795 (23.20%) MPLS
7 691 (20.17%) Wireless
8 673 (19.64%) DHCP
9 658 (19.21%) Network Security
10 627 (18.30%) Cisco ASA
11 618 (18.04%) BGP
12 591 (17.25%) OSPF
13 566 (16.52%) VLAN
14 514 (15.00%) VoIP
15 390 (11.38%) IPsec
16 388 (11.33%) SAN
17 366 (10.68%) SSL
18 307 (8.96%) Cisco Nexus
19 258 (7.53%) EIGRP
20 256 (7.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 92 (2.69%) MySQL
3 82 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 43 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (0.76%) Relational Database
8 22 (0.64%) Oracle Database
9 21 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
9 21 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (0.32%) Cognos Impromptu
11 10 (0.29%) Redis
11 10 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (0.26%) NoSQL
12 9 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.18%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.12%) Big Data
14 4 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (1.93%) Git (software)
2 24 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 20 (0.58%) Grunt
3 20 (0.58%) JIRA
4 18 (0.53%) Jasmine
4 18 (0.53%) Karma Test Runner
4 18 (0.53%) webpack
5 14 (0.41%) Subversion
6 13 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (0.20%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.18%) Android Studio
9 3 (0.088%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.088%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.088%) Trac
9 3 (0.088%) Xdebug
10 2 (0.058%) Ant
10 2 (0.058%) Maven
10 2 (0.058%) RSpec
10 2 (0.058%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.058%) Vagrant
General
1 502 (14.65%) Finance
2 459 (13.40%) Telecoms
3 152 (4.44%) Legal
4 145 (4.23%) Banking
5 130 (3.79%) Law
6 98 (2.86%) Marketing
7 97 (2.83%) Retail
8 40 (1.17%) Investment Banking
8 40 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.02%) Back Office
10 31 (0.90%) Publishing
11 28 (0.82%) Games
12 24 (0.70%) Electronics
13 21 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.55%) Advertising
15 17 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.44%) Billing
17 14 (0.41%) Front Office
18 12 (0.35%) Spanish Language
19 8 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 975 (28.46%) Network Engineer
2 467 (13.63%) Analyst
3 417 (12.17%) Support Engineer
4 283 (8.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 273 (7.97%) Security Engineer
6 252 (7.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 250 (7.30%) Senior Network Engineer
8 211 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 196 (5.72%) Network Security Engineer
10 194 (5.66%) IT Support
11 192 (5.60%) Architect
12 187 (5.46%) Administrator
13 173 (5.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 170 (4.96%) Network Support
15 156 (4.55%) Service Analyst
16 148 (4.32%) Network Analyst
16 148 (4.32%) Service Desk Analyst
17 138 (4.03%) IT Engineer
18 137 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
19 127 (3.71%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (3.06%) 802.1X
2 52 (1.52%) Web Services
3 40 (1.17%) CSS
4 38 (1.11%) HTML
5 30 (0.88%) Middleware
6 28 (0.82%) jQuery
7 24 (0.70%) LAMP
8 19 (0.55%) AngularJS
9 18 (0.53%) React
10 17 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
10 17 (0.50%) XML
11 16 (0.47%) .NET
12 15 (0.44%) JSON
13 12 (0.35%) J2EE
14 10 (0.29%) SAML
15 9 (0.26%) Ajax
15 9 (0.26%) Spring
16 8 (0.23%) OAuth2
16 8 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
16 8 (0.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 681 (19.88%) Data Centre
2 240 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 141 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 122 (3.56%) Computer Science
5 121 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
6 110 (3.21%) Driving Licence
7 105 (3.06%) Clustering
8 96 (2.80%) Blackberry
9 91 (2.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 80 (2.34%) PKI
11 78 (2.28%) Replication
12 77 (2.25%) iPad
13 63 (1.84%) iPhone
14 54 (1.58%) Public Cloud
15 46 (1.34%) RSA SecurID
16 43 (1.26%) BYOD
17 42 (1.23%) Smartphone
18 41 (1.20%) Virtual Team
19 38 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
20 34 (0.99%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1590 (46.41%) Windows
2 826 (24.11%) Windows Server
3 743 (21.69%) Linux
4 473 (13.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 462 (13.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 417 (12.17%) Windows 7
7 208 (6.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 197 (5.75%) Windows 10
9 186 (5.43%) Windows 8
10 172 (5.02%) Unix
11 149 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 93 (2.71%) Windows XP
13 90 (2.63%) CentOS
14 89 (2.60%) Mac OS X
15 80 (2.34%) Android
16 78 (2.28%) Ubuntu
17 66 (1.93%) Solaris
18 47 (1.37%) Debian
19 35 (1.02%) Apple iOS
20 31 (0.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (23.03%) ITIL
2 269 (7.85%) Network Design
3 255 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 255 (7.44%) Load Balancing
4 226 (6.60%) Service Management
5 218 (6.36%) Information Security
6 200 (5.84%) Network Management
7 190 (5.55%) Project Management
8 189 (5.52%) Service Delivery
9 179 (5.22%) Change Management
10 174 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
11 173 (5.05%) Problem Management
12 169 (4.93%) High Availability
13 162 (4.73%) Mentoring
14 160 (4.67%) Presales
15 133 (3.88%) Migration
16 130 (3.79%) Network Architecture
17 129 (3.77%) Business Continuity
18 127 (3.71%) Change Control
19 123 (3.59%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 335 (9.78%) SQL
2 172 (5.02%) PowerShell
3 139 (4.06%) Python
4 100 (2.92%) C
5 86 (2.51%) Perl
6 80 (2.34%) Bash Shell
7 65 (1.90%) Ruby
8 55 (1.61%) JavaScript
9 51 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 43 (1.26%) Java
11 35 (1.02%) VBScript
12 34 (0.99%) PHP
13 33 (0.96%) VB
14 22 (0.64%) C++
15 13 (0.38%) Go
16 12 (0.35%) C#
17 9 (0.26%) Lisp
18 8 (0.23%) T-SQL
19 3 (0.088%) Objective-C
19 3 (0.088%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1290 (37.65%) Cisco Certification
2 950 (27.73%) CCNP
3 673 (19.64%) CCNA
4 433 (12.64%) Degree
5 381 (11.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 259 (7.56%) MCSE
7 244 (7.12%) CCIE
8 167 (4.87%) Security Cleared
9 147 (4.29%) MCSA
10 116 (3.39%) SC Cleared
11 114 (3.33%) MCP
12 102 (2.98%) MCITP
13 101 (2.95%) CCDP
14 100 (2.92%) CISSP
15 99 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 87 (2.54%) CCSE
17 70 (2.04%) CCSA
18 65 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
19 59 (1.72%) CCSP
20 58 (1.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 356 (10.39%) SLA
2 122 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 112 (3.27%) PCI DSS
4 54 (1.58%) QA
5 16 (0.47%) FISMA
6 15 (0.44%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.29%) COBIT
7 10 (0.29%) JSP 440
8 9 (0.26%) PMBOK
9 8 (0.23%) SAS 70
10 5 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
10 5 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.088%) ISO27002
13 2 (0.058%) GCP
13 2 (0.058%) HL7
14 1 (0.029%) DICOM
14 1 (0.029%) PA-DSS
14 1 (0.029%) SDET
System Software
1 1087 (31.73%) Active Directory
2 744 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 390 (11.38%) Hyper-V
4 155 (4.52%) vSphere
5 88 (2.57%) Terminal Services
6 81 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
7 80 (2.34%) XenApp
8 66 (1.93%) Firmware
9 63 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
10 61 (1.78%) VMware ESX
11 51 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
12 45 (1.31%) vCloud
13 40 (1.17%) XenDesktop
14 35 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 34 (0.99%) XenServer
16 27 (0.79%) NFS
17 24 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
18 21 (0.61%) KVM
19 19 (0.55%) Xen
20 17 (0.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 158 (4.61%) SCCM
2 115 (3.36%) Cisco CUCM
3 88 (2.57%) Backup Exec
4 82 (2.39%) Nagios
5 73 (2.13%) AirWatch
6 72 (2.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 71 (2.07%) Puppet
8 70 (2.04%) SCOM
9 69 (2.01%) WSUS
10 55 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
11 51 (1.49%) FortiGate
12 45 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
13 39 (1.14%) Ansible
14 38 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
15 31 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
16 26 (0.76%) Cacti
17 25 (0.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 23 (0.67%) Tivoli
19 20 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
20 18 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1954 (57.03%) Cisco
2 1028 (30.01%) Microsoft
3 983 (28.69%) VMware
4 562 (16.40%) CheckPoint
5 493 (14.39%) Juniper
6 457 (13.34%) Citrix
7 381 (11.12%) HP
8 346 (10.10%) Palo Alto
9 316 (9.22%) F5
10 191 (5.58%) Avaya
11 155 (4.52%) Apple
12 138 (4.03%) Dell
12 138 (4.03%) Symantec
13 132 (3.85%) Veeam
14 121 (3.53%) EMC
15 118 (3.44%) Red Hat
16 115 (3.36%) SolarWinds
17 110 (3.21%) NetApp
18 101 (2.95%) Meraki
19 98 (2.86%) Fortinet
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