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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 149 184 205
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +21
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2013 1876 1767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.22% 1.81% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.95% 10.42% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1600 1493
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 £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
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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
15549 18011 19873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.12% 17.42% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13050 14753 15945
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +20 747 £50,000 +5.26% 56
South East -5 465 £45,000 - 39
East of England +57 200 £44,500 +36.92% 11
South West +41 175 £35,000 +6.06% 18
West Midlands +25 157 £38,875 +15.18% 20
Yorkshire +48 130 £38,500 +9.21% 14
North West +6 102 £41,000 +23.30% 18
East Midlands +24 41 £38,250 -1.92% 9
North East +14 14 £35,600 -13.69% 3
Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
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VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2421 (58.86%) Firewall
2 2216 (53.88%) Cisco
3 1940 (47.17%) Windows
4 1518 (36.91%) WAN
5 1416 (34.43%) LAN
6 1391 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1375 (33.43%) Active Directory
8 1358 (33.02%) Microsoft
9 1091 (26.53%) VMware
10 1051 (25.55%) DNS
11 980 (23.83%) TCP/IP
12 967 (23.51%) CCNP
13 960 (23.34%) Windows Server
14 911 (22.15%) ITIL
15 900 (21.88%) Linux
16 891 (21.66%) MPLS
17 830 (20.18%) Juniper
18 815 (19.82%) CCNA
19 814 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
20 760 (18.48%) Wireless
21 759 (18.45%) MS Exchange
22 754 (18.33%) Cisco ASA
23 739 (17.97%) Network Security
24 692 (16.82%) DHCP
24 692 (16.82%) Data Centre
25 682 (16.58%) VoIP
26 680 (16.53%) MS Excel
27 676 (16.44%) CheckPoint
28 674 (16.39%) BGP
29 665 (16.17%) 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
1 759 (18.45%) MS Exchange
2 372 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 224 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 184 (4.47%) Skype for Business
5 180 (4.38%) IIS
6 174 (4.23%) SharePoint
7 162 (3.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 151 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 121 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 105 (2.55%) Apache
11 66 (1.60%) Tomcat
12 47 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
13 38 (0.92%) nginx
14 28 (0.68%) JBoss
15 26 (0.63%) Confluence
16 20 (0.49%) CMS
17 19 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
18 18 (0.44%) IBM Notes
19 15 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
20 14 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 680 (16.53%) MS Excel
2 665 (16.17%) MS Office
3 125 (3.04%) MS Visio
4 48 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.15%) Revit
8 3 (0.073%) MS Project
9 2 (0.049%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 31 (0.75%) assyst
2 23 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.15%) Infor M3
6 5 (0.12%) Temenos T24
6 5 (0.12%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.049%) Line 500
8 2 (0.049%) Magento
8 2 (0.049%) Sage 1000
8 2 (0.049%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.024%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.024%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 345 (8.39%) Office 365
2 268 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 218 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 82 (1.99%) IaaS
5 71 (1.73%) SaaS
6 70 (1.70%) Mimecast
7 41 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 40 (0.97%) PaaS
9 24 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 16 (0.39%) Google Apps
11 14 (0.34%) SoftLayer
11 14 (0.34%) Sumo Logic
12 13 (0.32%) Amazon S3
13 12 (0.29%) GitHub
14 10 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (0.24%) iTunes
15 9 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
16 7 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
16 7 (0.17%) CloudFront
16 7 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2421 (58.86%) Firewall
2 1518 (36.91%) WAN
3 1416 (34.43%) LAN
4 1051 (25.55%) DNS
5 980 (23.83%) TCP/IP
6 891 (21.66%) MPLS
7 760 (18.48%) Wireless
8 754 (18.33%) Cisco ASA
9 739 (17.97%) Network Security
10 692 (16.82%) DHCP
11 682 (16.58%) VoIP
12 674 (16.39%) BGP
13 628 (15.27%) OSPF
14 600 (14.59%) SSL
15 543 (13.20%) VLAN
16 509 (12.38%) SAN
17 502 (12.21%) IPsec
18 346 (8.41%) Internet
19 333 (8.10%) EIGRP
20 316 (7.68%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 430 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 138 (3.36%) MySQL
3 62 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 44 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (0.88%) NoSQL
7 35 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 32 (0.78%) Cognos Impromptu
9 25 (0.61%) Big Data
10 24 (0.58%) Hadoop
11 23 (0.56%) MongoDB
11 23 (0.56%) Redis
12 14 (0.34%) Oracle Database
13 11 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (0.24%) HBase
15 9 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 7 (0.17%) MS Access
16 7 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 86 (2.09%) Git (software)
2 73 (1.77%) Jenkins
3 66 (1.60%) JIRA
4 31 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 27 (0.66%) Vagrant
6 25 (0.61%) Subversion
7 19 (0.46%) TeamCity
8 9 (0.22%) git-flow
8 9 (0.22%) RSpec
9 8 (0.19%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.17%) Toad
11 6 (0.15%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.15%) JUnit
11 6 (0.15%) NUnit
11 6 (0.15%) PHPUnit
11 6 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.12%) GitLab
13 4 (0.097%) ClearCase
14 3 (0.073%) Selenium
General
1 566 (13.76%) Finance
2 510 (12.40%) Telecoms
3 163 (3.96%) Legal
4 152 (3.70%) Law
5 118 (2.87%) Banking
6 112 (2.72%) Retail
7 70 (1.70%) Marketing
8 64 (1.56%) Manufacturing
9 46 (1.12%) Publishing
10 45 (1.09%) Advertising
11 36 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
12 31 (0.75%) Electronics
13 25 (0.61%) Games
14 24 (0.58%) Back Office
15 16 (0.39%) Multimedia
16 15 (0.36%) Investment Banking
17 14 (0.34%) German Language
17 14 (0.34%) Local Government
18 12 (0.29%) Automotive
18 12 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1208 (29.37%) Network Engineer
2 620 (15.07%) Analyst
3 522 (12.69%) Support Engineer
4 409 (9.94%) Cisco Engineer
5 373 (9.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 347 (8.44%) Security Engineer
7 324 (7.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 278 (6.76%) IT Engineer
9 277 (6.73%) Network Security Engineer
10 261 (6.35%) IT Support
11 260 (6.32%) Senior Network Engineer
12 242 (5.88%) Support Analyst
13 204 (4.96%) Administrator
14 200 (4.86%) Consultant
15 195 (4.74%) Network Support
16 187 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 179 (4.35%) Architect
18 176 (4.28%) Systems Engineer
19 172 (4.18%) Service Analyst
20 166 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (3.14%) Web Services
2 128 (3.11%) 802.1X
3 63 (1.53%) CSS
4 62 (1.51%) HTML
5 57 (1.39%) LAMP
6 41 (1.00%) XML
7 30 (0.73%) JSON
8 29 (0.71%) MAPI
9 27 (0.66%) .NET
10 23 (0.56%) LEMP Stack
10 23 (0.56%) Middleware
10 23 (0.56%) Ruby on Rails
11 20 (0.49%) jQuery
11 20 (0.49%) Spring
11 20 (0.49%) XMPP
12 19 (0.46%) REST
12 19 (0.46%) SOAP
13 18 (0.44%) AngularJS
13 18 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
14 14 (0.34%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 692 (16.82%) Data Centre
2 269 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 255 (6.20%) Blackberry
4 163 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 142 (3.45%) Replication
6 121 (2.94%) iPhone
7 113 (2.75%) Computer Science
8 104 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 102 (2.48%) PKI
10 101 (2.46%) Clustering
11 99 (2.41%) RSA SecurID
12 87 (2.12%) iPad
13 86 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
14 83 (2.02%) Driving Licence
15 59 (1.43%) Smartphone
16 53 (1.29%) Client/Server
16 53 (1.29%) e-Health
16 53 (1.29%) Virtual Team
17 51 (1.24%) Private Cloud
18 41 (1.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1940 (47.17%) Windows
2 960 (23.34%) Windows Server
3 900 (21.88%) Linux
4 602 (14.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 600 (14.59%) Windows 7
6 521 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 269 (6.54%) Windows 8
8 257 (6.25%) Unix
9 256 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 209 (5.08%) Windows XP
11 203 (4.94%) Windows 10
12 147 (3.57%) Android
13 85 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 79 (1.92%) Ubuntu
15 75 (1.82%) Mac OS X
16 63 (1.53%) Apple iOS
17 60 (1.46%) CentOS
18 52 (1.26%) Debian
18 52 (1.26%) Solaris
18 52 (1.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 911 (22.15%) ITIL
2 358 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 269 (6.54%) Network Design
4 249 (6.05%) Service Delivery
5 242 (5.88%) Change Management
6 241 (5.86%) Network Monitoring
7 230 (5.59%) Service Management
8 221 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 204 (4.96%) Information Security
10 190 (4.62%) Presales
11 183 (4.45%) Project Management
12 182 (4.42%) Network Management
13 175 (4.25%) High Availability
14 160 (3.89%) Mentoring
15 155 (3.77%) Migration
16 143 (3.48%) Kalman Filter
17 133 (3.23%) SIEM
18 131 (3.19%) Network Architecture
19 124 (3.01%) Configuration Management
20 122 (2.97%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 333 (8.10%) SQL
2 197 (4.79%) Python
3 196 (4.77%) PowerShell
4 145 (3.53%) Bash Shell
5 119 (2.89%) Perl
6 94 (2.29%) Ruby
7 92 (2.24%) Java
8 86 (2.09%) JavaScript
9 77 (1.87%) PHP
10 76 (1.85%) Shell Script
11 73 (1.77%) C
12 39 (0.95%) VBScript
13 24 (0.58%) C++
14 20 (0.49%) C#
15 19 (0.46%) VB
16 18 (0.44%) VBA
17 7 (0.17%) PHP 5
17 7 (0.17%) Tcl
17 7 (0.17%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.097%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1391 (33.82%) Cisco Certification
2 967 (23.51%) CCNP
3 815 (19.82%) CCNA
4 439 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 415 (10.09%) Degree
6 304 (7.39%) Security Cleared
7 258 (6.27%) MCSE
8 251 (6.10%) SC Cleared
9 208 (5.06%) CCIE
10 166 (4.04%) MCSA
11 157 (3.82%) CCSP
12 155 (3.77%) CCSA
13 132 (3.21%) CCSE
13 132 (3.21%) CISSP
14 125 (3.04%) JNCIA
15 112 (2.72%) JNCIP
16 110 (2.67%) MCITP
17 107 (2.60%) MCP
18 106 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 103 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 366 (8.90%) SLA
2 180 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 69 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 35 (0.85%) QA
5 32 (0.78%) COBIT
6 14 (0.34%) FISMA
7 13 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.15%) SAS 70
9 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.097%) ISAE 3402
11 3 (0.073%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.073%) ISO27002
11 3 (0.073%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.049%) BS25999
12 2 (0.049%) GPG13
12 2 (0.049%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.049%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.049%) RMADS
13 1 (0.024%) ISO15022
13 1 (0.024%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1375 (33.43%) Active Directory
2 814 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 398 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 222 (5.40%) vSphere
5 173 (4.21%) XenApp
6 104 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
7 92 (2.24%) Terminal Services
8 75 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
9 70 (1.70%) NFS
10 67 (1.63%) XenDesktop
11 58 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
12 54 (1.31%) Docker
13 53 (1.29%) VMware ESX
14 46 (1.12%) Xen
15 38 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 29 (0.71%) Firmware
16 29 (0.71%) KVM
17 28 (0.68%) XenServer
18 24 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
19 20 (0.49%) Squid
Systems Management
1 180 (4.38%) SCCM
2 142 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 129 (3.14%) Nagios
4 113 (2.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 113 (2.75%) Puppet
5 101 (2.46%) WSUS
6 89 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
7 82 (1.99%) SCOM
8 76 (1.85%) FortiGate
9 66 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
10 60 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
11 55 (1.34%) Ansible
12 48 (1.17%) Cacti
13 38 (0.92%) ZABBIX
14 33 (0.80%) AirWatch
15 31 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
16 27 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
17 25 (0.61%) Nessus
18 22 (0.53%) Graphite
18 22 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2216 (53.88%) Cisco
2 1358 (33.02%) Microsoft
3 1091 (26.53%) VMware
4 830 (20.18%) Juniper
5 676 (16.44%) CheckPoint
6 614 (14.93%) Citrix
7 418 (10.16%) F5
8 349 (8.49%) Palo Alto
9 318 (7.73%) HP
10 169 (4.11%) Apple
11 168 (4.08%) SolarWinds
12 158 (3.84%) Dell
13 145 (3.53%) Symantec
14 139 (3.38%) Avaya
15 122 (2.97%) Oracle
16 118 (2.87%) Veeam
17 111 (2.70%) NetApp
18 101 (2.46%) Riverbed
19 96 (2.33%) Red Hat
20 92 (2.24%) Meraki
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-65k base + excel
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Standby Allowance + Overtime + Holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 Per Annum package, plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £22k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago