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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
UK / England
Rank 189 151 146
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1425 2018 2107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.81% 2.14% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.07% 12.46% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1176 1707 1748
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,400 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,747 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.63% +6.66%

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
12869 16192 18071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.36% 17.18% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10543 13595 14742
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -25 576 £52,500 +16.66% 60
South East +44 469 £40,000 -5.88% 41
East of England -52 100 £32,500 - 13
North West -54 80 £29,250 -10.00% 16
Yorkshire -49 70 £38,000 -10.58% 13
South West -42 61 £35,547 -3.92% 8
West Midlands -34 52 £35,000 -17.64% 13
East Midlands -12 22 £52,500 +59.09% 6
North East +3 6 £35,250 -2.75% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
VPN
UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 1811 (58.29%) Firewall
2 1776 (57.16%) Cisco
3 1408 (45.32%) Windows
4 1182 (38.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1073 (34.53%) WAN
6 982 (31.61%) LAN
7 933 (30.03%) Active Directory
8 896 (28.84%) VMware
9 874 (28.13%) CCNP
10 851 (27.39%) Microsoft
11 846 (27.23%) DNS
12 730 (23.50%) MPLS
13 728 (23.43%) Windows Server
14 720 (23.17%) TCP/IP
15 716 (23.04%) Wireless
16 653 (21.02%) ITIL
17 650 (20.92%) Linux
18 638 (20.53%) Data Centre
19 634 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
20 627 (20.18%) Cisco ASA
21 598 (19.25%) BGP
22 596 (19.18%) CCNA
23 585 (18.83%) Network Security
24 569 (18.31%) OSPF
25 568 (18.28%) DHCP
26 546 (17.57%) Juniper
27 519 (16.70%) VLAN
28 481 (15.48%) CheckPoint
28 481 (15.48%) VoIP
29 454 (14.61%) MS Office

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
1 402 (12.94%) MS Exchange
2 174 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 174 (5.60%) Skype for Business
3 137 (4.41%) SharePoint
4 131 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 118 (3.80%) IIS
6 105 (3.38%) Apache
7 79 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 44 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 43 (1.38%) Tomcat
10 36 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 26 (0.84%) IBM Notes
12 24 (0.77%) OpenStack
13 23 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
14 20 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (0.58%) JBoss
16 13 (0.42%) nginx
17 12 (0.39%) Confluence
18 10 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
19 9 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 454 (14.61%) MS Office
2 446 (14.35%) MS Excel
3 63 (2.03%) MS Visio
4 58 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.55%) MS Project
6 9 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.13%) QuarkXPress
8 2 (0.064%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.032%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.032%) SmartSuite
9 1 (0.032%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.48%) assyst
3 11 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.13%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.064%) Bankmaster
6 2 (0.064%) Eikon
6 2 (0.064%) Magento
6 2 (0.064%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.064%) Summit
7 1 (0.032%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.032%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.032%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.032%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 322 (10.36%) Office 365
2 240 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 203 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
4 63 (2.03%) Mimecast
5 59 (1.90%) SaaS
6 47 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 46 (1.48%) IaaS
8 42 (1.35%) PaaS
9 26 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 24 (0.77%) G Suite
11 14 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 14 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
12 12 (0.39%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.26%) iTunes
15 6 (0.19%) CloudFront
15 6 (0.19%) Route 53
15 6 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1811 (58.29%) Firewall
2 1073 (34.53%) WAN
3 982 (31.61%) LAN
4 846 (27.23%) DNS
5 730 (23.50%) MPLS
6 720 (23.17%) TCP/IP
7 716 (23.04%) Wireless
8 627 (20.18%) Cisco ASA
9 598 (19.25%) BGP
10 585 (18.83%) Network Security
11 569 (18.31%) OSPF
12 568 (18.28%) DHCP
13 519 (16.70%) VLAN
14 481 (15.48%) VoIP
15 352 (11.33%) IPsec
16 346 (11.14%) SSL
17 290 (9.33%) Cisco Nexus
18 287 (9.24%) SAN
19 265 (8.53%) Internet
20 197 (6.34%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 90 (2.90%) MySQL
3 80 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 46 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
8 18 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 16 (0.51%) Redis
9 16 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
10 14 (0.45%) Cognos Impromptu
11 13 (0.42%) Relational Database
11 13 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.16%) Big Data
13 5 (0.16%) Informix
14 4 (0.13%) FileMaker
14 4 (0.13%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 28 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 26 (0.84%) Subversion
4 20 (0.64%) JIRA
5 15 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (0.32%) Grunt
7 8 (0.26%) Jasmine
7 8 (0.26%) Karma Test Runner
7 8 (0.26%) webpack
8 5 (0.16%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.16%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.16%) Trac
9 4 (0.13%) Android Studio
9 4 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.13%) Selenium
10 3 (0.097%) JMeter
10 3 (0.097%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.097%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.064%) Buildbot
11 2 (0.064%) Maven
General
1 450 (14.48%) Finance
2 339 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 116 (3.73%) Legal
4 104 (3.35%) Banking
5 91 (2.93%) Law
6 72 (2.32%) Retail
7 67 (2.16%) Marketing
8 36 (1.16%) Investment Banking
9 34 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.06%) Back Office
11 23 (0.74%) Electronics
11 23 (0.74%) Publishing
12 22 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.68%) Games
14 14 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.39%) Billing
15 12 (0.39%) German Language
16 9 (0.29%) Advertising
16 9 (0.29%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 915 (29.45%) Network Engineer
2 443 (14.26%) Analyst
3 350 (11.26%) Support Engineer
4 292 (9.40%) Security Engineer
5 285 (9.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 242 (7.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 216 (6.95%) Senior Network Engineer
8 198 (6.37%) Network Security Engineer
9 194 (6.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 177 (5.70%) IT Support
11 168 (5.41%) Administrator
12 162 (5.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 162 (5.21%) Architect
13 148 (4.76%) Service Analyst
14 141 (4.54%) Service Desk Analyst
15 137 (4.41%) Network Support
16 129 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
17 126 (4.06%) IT Engineer
18 125 (4.02%) Juniper Engineer
19 124 (3.99%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (2.51%) 802.1X
2 53 (1.71%) Web Services
3 28 (0.90%) HTML
4 27 (0.87%) CSS
5 22 (0.71%) LAMP
5 22 (0.71%) Middleware
6 13 (0.42%) Ruby on Rails
7 12 (0.39%) J2EE
7 12 (0.39%) SAML
7 12 (0.39%) XML
8 11 (0.35%) jQuery
9 10 (0.32%) .NET
10 9 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (0.26%) AngularJS
11 8 (0.26%) Memcached
11 8 (0.26%) OAuth2
11 8 (0.26%) OpenID
11 8 (0.26%) React
12 7 (0.23%) Elastic Stack
13 6 (0.19%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 638 (20.53%) Data Centre
2 204 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 135 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 121 (3.89%) Driving Licence
5 120 (3.86%) Computer Science
6 94 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 93 (2.99%) Blackberry
8 85 (2.74%) Clustering
9 84 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
10 71 (2.29%) iPad
11 57 (1.83%) PKI
12 52 (1.67%) Replication
13 50 (1.61%) iPhone
14 39 (1.26%) Public Cloud
14 39 (1.26%) Virtual Team
15 36 (1.16%) BYOD
16 28 (0.90%) Client/Server
16 28 (0.90%) RSA SecurID
17 27 (0.87%) User Experience
18 26 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1408 (45.32%) Windows
2 728 (23.43%) Windows Server
3 650 (20.92%) Linux
4 448 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 439 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 436 (14.03%) Windows 7
7 207 (6.66%) Windows 10
8 196 (6.31%) Unix
9 179 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 158 (5.09%) Windows 8
11 109 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 85 (2.74%) CentOS
13 84 (2.70%) Windows XP
14 72 (2.32%) Android
15 69 (2.22%) Mac OS X
16 61 (1.96%) Ubuntu
17 55 (1.77%) Solaris
18 36 (1.16%) Mac OS
19 35 (1.13%) Debian
20 27 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 653 (21.02%) ITIL
2 277 (8.92%) Network Design
3 226 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 224 (7.21%) Service Management
5 200 (6.44%) Information Security
6 191 (6.15%) Load Balancing
7 180 (5.79%) Kalman Filter
8 176 (5.66%) Presales
9 175 (5.63%) Network Management
10 166 (5.34%) High Availability
11 161 (5.18%) Project Management
12 138 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
13 137 (4.41%) Change Management
14 133 (4.28%) Problem Management
14 133 (4.28%) Service Delivery
15 131 (4.22%) Mentoring
16 127 (4.09%) Network Architecture
17 125 (4.02%) Business Continuity
18 121 (3.89%) Migration
19 100 (3.22%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 265 (8.53%) SQL
2 148 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 123 (3.96%) Python
4 86 (2.77%) C
5 68 (2.19%) Bash Shell
6 56 (1.80%) Perl
7 55 (1.77%) Ruby
8 40 (1.29%) Java
9 39 (1.26%) JavaScript
10 35 (1.13%) PHP
11 33 (1.06%) VB
12 28 (0.90%) Shell Script
13 27 (0.87%) VBScript
14 25 (0.80%) C++
15 11 (0.35%) Go
16 10 (0.32%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.29%) C#
18 6 (0.19%) Objective-C
19 4 (0.13%) Lisp
19 4 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 1182 (38.04%) Cisco Certification
2 874 (28.13%) CCNP
3 596 (19.18%) CCNA
4 409 (13.16%) Degree
5 290 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 244 (7.85%) CCIE
7 203 (6.53%) MCSE
8 125 (4.02%) Security Cleared
9 109 (3.51%) MCP
10 98 (3.15%) MCSA
11 82 (2.64%) SC Cleared
12 74 (2.38%) CCDP
13 71 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
14 69 (2.22%) JNCIS
15 64 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 60 (1.93%) CISSP
16 60 (1.93%) MCITP
17 57 (1.83%) JNCIP
18 52 (1.67%) CCSE
18 52 (1.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 328 (10.56%) SLA
2 89 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 85 (2.74%) PCI DSS
4 41 (1.32%) QA
5 21 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.29%) HIPAA
7 8 (0.26%) COBIT
7 8 (0.26%) JSP 440
8 7 (0.23%) PMBOK
9 6 (0.19%) FISMA
10 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.064%) GCP
11 2 (0.064%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.032%) COSO
12 1 (0.032%) DICOM
12 1 (0.032%) HL7
12 1 (0.032%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.032%) SDET
System Software
1 933 (30.03%) Active Directory
2 634 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 343 (11.04%) Hyper-V
4 109 (3.51%) vSphere
5 70 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
6 69 (2.22%) VMware ESX
7 68 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
8 65 (2.09%) Terminal Services
9 58 (1.87%) XenApp
10 40 (1.29%) Firmware
11 38 (1.22%) XenServer
12 28 (0.90%) NFS
12 28 (0.90%) ProxySG
12 28 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
13 25 (0.80%) vCloud
13 25 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
14 23 (0.74%) XenDesktop
15 22 (0.71%) KVM
16 21 (0.68%) pfSense
17 19 (0.61%) iptables
Systems Management
1 137 (4.41%) SCCM
2 111 (3.57%) Nagios
3 95 (3.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 83 (2.67%) Backup Exec
5 72 (2.32%) Puppet
6 69 (2.22%) AirWatch
7 61 (1.96%) FortiGate
8 57 (1.83%) SCOM
9 52 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
10 50 (1.61%) WSUS
11 49 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
12 48 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
13 46 (1.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 44 (1.42%) Ansible
15 28 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
16 23 (0.74%) HAProxy
17 18 (0.58%) Cacti
17 18 (0.58%) Opsview
18 17 (0.55%) Nessus
19 14 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1776 (57.16%) Cisco
2 896 (28.84%) VMware
3 851 (27.39%) Microsoft
4 546 (17.57%) Juniper
5 481 (15.48%) CheckPoint
6 432 (13.90%) Citrix
7 419 (13.49%) Palo Alto
8 341 (10.98%) HP
9 309 (9.95%) F5
10 159 (5.12%) SolarWinds
11 154 (4.96%) Avaya
12 149 (4.80%) Fortinet
13 123 (3.96%) NetApp
14 114 (3.67%) Riverbed
15 111 (3.57%) Meraki
16 110 (3.54%) Apple
17 108 (3.48%) Dell
18 102 (3.28%) Red Hat
19 94 (3.03%) Intel Security
20 91 (2.93%) Veeam
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum + benefits+certified training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
ITPS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Vadis People
Salary: c£27,000 - £34,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£50,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum + Medical and Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Acceler-IT
Salary: Competitive+bens+bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, pension, flexi hours
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + MORE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £65000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Diss, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £15000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday