The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 168 163 154
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1809 1771 2032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.65% 1.74% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 9.45% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 1501 1754
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19294 18739 19929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.62% 18.40% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15599 15157 16682
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -3 777 £45,000 - 94
South East -22 454 £37,500 - 46
East of England +16 147 £37,950 +1.20% 21
North West +9 97 £28,500 -18.57% 11
South West -16 94 £26,500 -20.89% 14
Yorkshire -39 86 £42,500 +30.76% 14
West Midlands -3 85 £31,500 -10.00% 13
East Midlands -13 50 £43,750 +2.94% 7
North East -15 2 £30,625 -9.25%
Midlands +11 1 £55,500 +20.00%
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VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2182 (58.91%) Windows
2 2120 (57.24%) Firewall
3 1775 (47.92%) Cisco
4 1375 (37.12%) Active Directory
5 1364 (36.83%) DNS
6 1346 (36.34%) Microsoft
7 1311 (35.39%) WAN
8 1258 (33.96%) TCP/IP
9 1256 (33.91%) LAN
10 1131 (30.53%) VMware
11 993 (26.81%) MS Exchange
12 979 (26.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 968 (26.13%) Cisco Certification
14 953 (25.73%) Linux
15 904 (24.41%) DHCP
16 779 (21.03%) VMware Infrastructure
17 746 (20.14%) MS Excel
18 736 (19.87%) Windows Server 2003
19 682 (18.41%) SAN
20 668 (18.03%) Windows 7
21 656 (17.71%) MPLS
22 648 (17.49%) CCNP
23 636 (17.17%) ITIL
24 629 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
25 617 (16.66%) MS Office
26 612 (16.52%) Juniper
27 608 (16.41%) Citrix
28 563 (15.20%) SSL
29 562 (15.17%) CheckPoint
30 558 (15.06%) CCNA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 993 (26.81%) MS Exchange
2 506 (13.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 292 (7.88%) IIS
4 289 (7.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 259 (6.99%) SharePoint
6 217 (5.86%) Lync
7 191 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 187 (5.05%) Apache
9 178 (4.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 155 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2013
11 91 (2.46%) Tomcat
12 58 (1.57%) Lotus Domino
13 51 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
14 34 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
15 30 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
16 29 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
17 26 (0.70%) Confluence
18 23 (0.62%) IBM Notes
19 22 (0.59%) WebLogic
20 17 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 746 (20.14%) MS Excel
2 617 (16.66%) MS Office
3 50 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 48 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.40%) MS Project
6 2 (0.054%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 14 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.13%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.11%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.11%) SunGard AvantGard
6 3 (0.081%) Line 500
6 3 (0.081%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.081%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.081%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.054%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.054%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 136 (3.67%) Office 365
2 81 (2.19%) SaaS
3 80 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 46 (1.24%) IaaS
6 45 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (0.65%) Joyent
8 22 (0.59%) PaaS
9 21 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (0.40%) Google Apps
11 9 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
11 9 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.16%) Route 53
13 4 (0.11%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.081%) Google Compute Engine
15 1 (0.027%) Trello
15 1 (0.027%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.027%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2120 (57.24%) Firewall
2 1364 (36.83%) DNS
3 1311 (35.39%) WAN
4 1258 (33.96%) TCP/IP
5 1256 (33.91%) LAN
6 904 (24.41%) DHCP
7 682 (18.41%) SAN
8 656 (17.71%) MPLS
9 563 (15.20%) SSL
10 522 (14.09%) VoIP
11 511 (13.80%) Network Security
12 479 (12.93%) IPsec
13 475 (12.82%) Wireless
14 473 (12.77%) Cisco ASA
15 466 (12.58%) Internet
16 464 (12.53%) VLAN
17 451 (12.18%) BGP
18 430 (11.61%) OSPF
19 207 (5.59%) Wi-Fi
20 200 (5.40%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 533 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 244 (6.59%) MySQL
3 136 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 80 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 54 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
6 46 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 37 (1.00%) Relational Database
8 34 (0.92%) NoSQL
9 22 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (0.54%) MongoDB
11 19 (0.51%) Redis
12 16 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
13 15 (0.40%) Big Data
14 14 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (0.30%) Oracle Database
17 9 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
18 8 (0.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 38 (1.03%) Subversion
1 38 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 37 (1.00%) JIRA
3 16 (0.43%) TeamCity
4 15 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (0.30%) Hudson
6 10 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.24%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (0.16%) FishEye
10 4 (0.11%) Maven
10 4 (0.11%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.081%) LabVIEW
11 3 (0.081%) Ant
11 3 (0.081%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.054%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.054%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.054%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.027%) WebLOAD
13 1 (0.027%) Rational Rose
General
1 472 (12.74%) Finance
2 336 (9.07%) Telecoms
3 97 (2.62%) Banking
3 97 (2.62%) Retail
4 95 (2.56%) Law
5 68 (1.84%) Marketing
6 59 (1.59%) Advertising
7 47 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 45 (1.21%) Legal
9 42 (1.13%) Back Office
10 34 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 31 (0.84%) Games
12 30 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 23 (0.62%) Publishing
14 20 (0.54%) French Language
15 19 (0.51%) German Language
16 18 (0.49%) Billing
17 16 (0.43%) Spanish Language
18 14 (0.38%) Italian Language
19 10 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 738 (19.92%) Network Engineer
2 593 (16.01%) Analyst
3 493 (13.31%) Support Engineer
4 295 (7.96%) Administrator
5 289 (7.80%) Support Analyst
6 236 (6.37%) Systems Administrator
6 236 (6.37%) Security Engineer
7 228 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 211 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 203 (5.48%) Consultant
9 203 (5.48%) IT Support
10 196 (5.29%) Systems Engineer
11 186 (5.02%) Senior Network Engineer
12 163 (4.40%) Architect
13 162 (4.37%) Network Security Engineer
14 157 (4.24%) Technical Support
15 149 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support
16 148 (4.00%) Network Support
17 137 (3.70%) Network Analyst
18 126 (3.40%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (3.37%) Web Services
2 118 (3.19%) XML
3 107 (2.89%) .NET
4 80 (2.16%) CSS
5 76 (2.05%) HTML
5 76 (2.05%) LAMP
6 63 (1.70%) JSON
7 34 (0.92%) Ajax
8 33 (0.89%) COM
9 29 (0.78%) jQuery
10 18 (0.49%) Middleware
11 17 (0.46%) SOAP
11 17 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (0.38%) MSMQ
12 14 (0.38%) ASP.NET
12 14 (0.38%) J2EE
13 11 (0.30%) .NET Framework
14 9 (0.24%) YAML
15 7 (0.19%) SAML
16 6 (0.16%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 383 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 160 (4.32%) Replication
3 141 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 127 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 121 (3.27%) Clustering
6 103 (2.78%) SecurID
7 87 (2.35%) iPhone
8 73 (1.97%) Open Source
9 66 (1.78%) PKI
10 57 (1.54%) Thin Client
10 57 (1.54%) Fat Client
11 55 (1.48%) iPad
12 50 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
13 49 (1.32%) Firmware
14 42 (1.13%) Hedge funds
15 40 (1.08%) Client/Server
16 38 (1.03%) Statistics
17 33 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
18 31 (0.84%) Digital Media
19 30 (0.81%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2182 (58.91%) Windows
2 979 (26.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 953 (25.73%) Linux
4 736 (19.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 668 (18.03%) Windows 7
6 416 (11.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 407 (10.99%) Windows XP
8 355 (9.58%) UNIX
9 250 (6.75%) Windows 8
10 152 (4.10%) Android
11 121 (3.27%) CentOS
12 112 (3.02%) Ubuntu
13 110 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 110 (2.97%) Windows Vista
14 88 (2.38%) Solaris
15 84 (2.27%) Mac OS X
16 71 (1.92%) Apple iOS
17 65 (1.75%) Windows Phone
18 64 (1.73%) Debian
19 50 (1.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 636 (17.17%) ITIL
2 363 (9.80%) Load Balancing
3 195 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 190 (5.13%) Network Design
5 187 (5.05%) Project Management
6 173 (4.67%) Change Management
7 163 (4.40%) Service Delivery
7 163 (4.40%) Network Management
8 145 (3.91%) Service Management
9 136 (3.67%) E-Commerce
10 130 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
11 125 (3.37%) Configuration Management
12 122 (3.29%) Migration
13 112 (3.02%) Information Security
14 96 (2.59%) Incident Management
15 80 (2.16%) Time Management
15 80 (2.16%) Penetration Testing
16 79 (2.13%) Change Control
17 76 (2.05%) Continuous Improvement
17 76 (2.05%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 468 (12.63%) SQL
2 190 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 154 (4.16%) Java
4 134 (3.62%) Perl
5 131 (3.54%) PHP
6 127 (3.43%) Shell Script
7 104 (2.81%) C
8 99 (2.67%) Python
8 99 (2.67%) Bash Shell
9 82 (2.21%) JavaScript
10 56 (1.51%) C++
11 36 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 34 (0.92%) Ruby
13 33 (0.89%) C#
14 27 (0.73%) VB
15 25 (0.67%) Objective-C
15 25 (0.67%) PHP5
16 18 (0.49%) VBScript
17 16 (0.43%) VB.NET
18 8 (0.22%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 968 (26.13%) Cisco Certification
2 648 (17.49%) CCNP
3 629 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 558 (15.06%) CCNA
5 436 (11.77%) Degree
6 424 (11.45%) MCSE
7 232 (6.26%) MCITP
8 190 (5.13%) MCSA
9 186 (5.02%) MCP
10 175 (4.72%) Security Cleared
11 153 (4.13%) CCIE
12 123 (3.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 120 (3.24%) CISSP
14 111 (3.00%) CCSE
15 104 (2.81%) MCTS
16 82 (2.21%) CCSA
17 81 (2.19%) CCSP
18 76 (2.05%) SC Cleared
19 59 (1.59%) CCIP
20 54 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 311 (8.40%) SLA
2 96 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 88 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 55 (1.48%) QA
5 29 (0.78%) COBIT
6 19 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.13%) COSO
9 4 (0.11%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.027%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.027%) BS7799
10 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.027%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.027%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1375 (37.12%) Active Directory
2 779 (21.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 362 (9.77%) Hyper-V
4 259 (6.99%) vSphere
5 187 (5.05%) XenApp
6 159 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
7 151 (4.08%) Terminal Services
8 122 (3.29%) VMware ESX
9 88 (2.38%) UAG
10 74 (2.00%) KVM
11 64 (1.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 54 (1.46%) NFS
13 49 (1.32%) XenServer
14 46 (1.24%) XenDesktop
15 41 (1.11%) Terminal Server
16 39 (1.05%) Xen
17 37 (1.00%) ISA Server
18 33 (0.89%) Postfix
19 31 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
20 25 (0.67%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 195 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 131 (3.54%) Puppet
3 128 (3.46%) SCCM
4 107 (2.89%) Nagios
5 101 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
6 87 (2.35%) WSUS
7 83 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 63 (1.70%) SCOM
9 62 (1.67%) Cacti
10 56 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
11 46 (1.24%) FortiGate
12 45 (1.21%) NetBackup
12 45 (1.21%) OpenView
13 38 (1.03%) CiscoWorks
14 26 (0.70%) MOM
15 24 (0.65%) Zenoss
16 23 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
17 20 (0.54%) Nessus
18 17 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 17 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1775 (47.92%) Cisco
2 1346 (36.34%) Microsoft
3 1131 (30.53%) VMware
4 612 (16.52%) Juniper
5 608 (16.41%) Citrix
6 562 (15.17%) CheckPoint
7 435 (11.74%) HP
8 293 (7.91%) F5
9 231 (6.24%) Symantec
10 190 (5.13%) Red Hat
11 182 (4.91%) Dell
12 173 (4.67%) Oracle
13 142 (3.83%) SolarWinds
14 132 (3.56%) McAfee
15 125 (3.37%) Apple
16 120 (3.24%) NetApp
17 114 (3.08%) Blue Coat
18 103 (2.78%) Avaya
19 94 (2.54%) Fortinet
20 83 (2.24%) Sophos
Watford, Hertfordshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Car
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6k car allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 30 Days Holiday
Posted: 16 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private Medical Cover
Posted: 18 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nike
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £48k - 53k per year + On-Call + Overtime + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £31,500 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago