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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 184 154 150
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1748 1831 1994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.60% 1.79% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.17% 9.56% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1489 1564 1734
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19065 19159 19586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.46% 18.76% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15384 15611 16412
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 10 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 10 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 -17 784 £45,500 +0.55% 76
South East -27 428 £36,500 -2.66% 58
East of England -22 125 £37,900 +3.83% 23
North West +8 94 £28,659 -10.44% 15
South West -22 92 £33,500 -4.28% 16
West Midlands +9 88 £31,000 -8.82% 18
Yorkshire -57 78 £42,500 +39.34% 13
East Midlands -17 44 £42,500 - 6
North East -20 2 £30,625 -5.76% 1
Midlands +9 1 £55,500 +20.00%
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VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 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 2191 (59.30%) Windows
2 2098 (56.78%) Firewall
3 1770 (47.90%) Cisco
4 1384 (37.46%) Active Directory
5 1351 (36.56%) Microsoft
6 1348 (36.48%) DNS
7 1310 (35.45%) WAN
8 1254 (33.94%) LAN
9 1228 (33.23%) TCP/IP
10 1122 (30.37%) VMware
11 1008 (27.28%) MS Exchange
12 1001 (27.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 979 (26.50%) Cisco Certification
14 932 (25.22%) Linux
15 894 (24.19%) DHCP
16 768 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 755 (20.43%) Windows Server 2003
18 747 (20.22%) MS Excel
19 684 (18.51%) Windows 7
20 671 (18.16%) SAN
21 649 (17.56%) Microsoft Certification
22 647 (17.51%) MPLS
23 636 (17.21%) CCNP
24 632 (17.10%) MS Office
25 627 (16.97%) ITIL
26 609 (16.48%) Juniper
27 605 (16.37%) Citrix
28 596 (16.13%) CCNA
29 578 (15.64%) CheckPoint
30 556 (15.05%) SSL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 1008 (27.28%) MS Exchange
2 504 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 310 (8.39%) IIS
4 287 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 266 (7.20%) SharePoint
6 219 (5.93%) Lync
7 200 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 198 (5.36%) Apache
9 186 (5.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 154 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 91 (2.46%) Tomcat
12 57 (1.54%) Lotus Domino
13 46 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
14 38 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
15 31 (0.84%) Confluence
15 31 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
16 30 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
17 24 (0.65%) IBM Notes
18 21 (0.57%) WebLogic
19 17 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 747 (20.22%) MS Excel
2 632 (17.10%) MS Office
3 54 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.41%) MS Project
6 3 (0.081%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.054%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.14%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.11%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.11%) SunGard AvantGard
6 3 (0.081%) Line 500
6 3 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.081%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.081%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.081%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.054%) 3000 Xtra
7 2 (0.054%) SalesLogix
7 2 (0.054%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.027%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 128 (3.46%) Office 365
2 92 (2.49%) SaaS
3 79 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 41 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 40 (1.08%) IaaS
7 26 (0.70%) Joyent
8 21 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (0.51%) PaaS
10 11 (0.30%) 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 2098 (56.78%) Firewall
2 1348 (36.48%) DNS
3 1310 (35.45%) WAN
4 1254 (33.94%) LAN
5 1228 (33.23%) TCP/IP
6 894 (24.19%) DHCP
7 671 (18.16%) SAN
8 647 (17.51%) MPLS
9 556 (15.05%) SSL
10 529 (14.32%) VoIP
11 499 (13.50%) Network Security
12 475 (12.86%) IPsec
13 471 (12.75%) Wireless
14 470 (12.72%) Cisco ASA
15 465 (12.58%) Internet
16 449 (12.15%) VLAN
17 439 (11.88%) BGP
18 424 (11.47%) OSPF
19 200 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
20 198 (5.36%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 546 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 252 (6.82%) MySQL
3 143 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 85 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 55 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 47 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (0.95%) Relational Database
8 32 (0.87%) NoSQL
9 27 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (0.62%) Redis
11 19 (0.51%) MongoDB
12 17 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 15 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
14 14 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
14 14 (0.38%) Big Data
15 11 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.27%) Oracle Database
17 8 (0.22%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 42 (1.14%) JIRA
1 42 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 41 (1.11%) Subversion
3 17 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (0.43%) TeamCity
5 11 (0.30%) Hudson
6 10 (0.27%) FishEye
6 10 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.24%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.11%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.11%) Maven
10 3 (0.081%) Ant
10 3 (0.081%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.081%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.054%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.054%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.027%) Serena SBM
12 1 (0.027%) CruiseControl
General
1 467 (12.64%) Finance
2 336 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 102 (2.76%) Banking
4 97 (2.63%) Retail
5 93 (2.52%) Law
6 71 (1.92%) Marketing
7 62 (1.68%) Advertising
8 50 (1.35%) Legal
9 42 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 40 (1.08%) Back Office
10 40 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 36 (0.97%) Games
12 26 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 20 (0.54%) Publishing
13 20 (0.54%) Billing
14 19 (0.51%) French Language
15 18 (0.49%) German Language
16 16 (0.43%) Spanish Language
17 14 (0.38%) Italian Language
18 10 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 723 (19.57%) Network Engineer
2 602 (16.29%) Analyst
3 491 (13.29%) Support Engineer
4 309 (8.36%) Support Analyst
5 300 (8.12%) Administrator
6 239 (6.47%) Systems Administrator
6 239 (6.47%) Security Engineer
7 228 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 211 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 211 (5.71%) Consultant
9 209 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
10 200 (5.41%) IT Support
11 170 (4.60%) Network Security Engineer
12 162 (4.38%) Senior Network Engineer
13 154 (4.17%) Architect
14 150 (4.06%) Network Support
15 146 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
16 141 (3.82%) Technical Support
17 129 (3.49%) Network Analyst
18 127 (3.44%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (3.27%) Web Services
2 117 (3.17%) XML
3 116 (3.14%) .NET
4 78 (2.11%) CSS
5 77 (2.08%) HTML
6 73 (1.98%) LAMP
7 60 (1.62%) JSON
8 36 (0.97%) COM
9 34 (0.92%) Ajax
10 27 (0.73%) jQuery
11 21 (0.57%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (0.51%) SOAP
13 17 (0.46%) ASP.NET
14 16 (0.43%) J2EE
14 16 (0.43%) MSMQ
14 16 (0.43%) .NET Framework
14 16 (0.43%) Middleware
15 9 (0.24%) Application Packaging
16 7 (0.19%) YAML
17 6 (0.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 401 (10.85%) Blackberry
2 155 (4.19%) Replication
3 136 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 134 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 133 (3.60%) Clustering
6 102 (2.76%) SecurID
7 100 (2.71%) iPhone
8 72 (1.95%) Open Source
9 65 (1.76%) PKI
10 61 (1.65%) iPad
11 59 (1.60%) Fat Client
11 59 (1.60%) Thin Client
12 49 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
13 47 (1.27%) Firmware
14 40 (1.08%) Hedge funds
15 39 (1.06%) Client/Server
16 32 (0.87%) Statistics
16 32 (0.87%) Digital Media
17 30 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
18 29 (0.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2191 (59.30%) Windows
2 1001 (27.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 932 (25.22%) Linux
4 755 (20.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 684 (18.51%) Windows 7
6 419 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 414 (11.20%) Windows XP
8 346 (9.36%) UNIX
9 254 (6.87%) Windows 8
10 157 (4.25%) Android
11 115 (3.11%) Windows Vista
12 113 (3.06%) CentOS
13 109 (2.95%) Ubuntu
14 91 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 84 (2.27%) Mac OS X
16 81 (2.19%) Solaris
17 71 (1.92%) Apple iOS
18 67 (1.81%) Debian
19 65 (1.76%) Windows Phone
20 50 (1.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (16.97%) ITIL
2 355 (9.61%) Load Balancing
3 192 (5.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 190 (5.14%) Project Management
5 179 (4.84%) Network Design
6 167 (4.52%) Change Management
7 165 (4.47%) Service Delivery
8 154 (4.17%) Network Management
9 153 (4.14%) Service Management
10 142 (3.84%) E-Commerce
11 124 (3.36%) Configuration Management
12 119 (3.22%) Information Security
12 119 (3.22%) Network Monitoring
13 116 (3.14%) Migration
14 91 (2.46%) Incident Management
15 85 (2.30%) Change Control
15 85 (2.30%) Time Management
16 77 (2.08%) Problem Management
17 75 (2.03%) Continuous Improvement
17 75 (2.03%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 483 (13.07%) SQL
2 196 (5.30%) PowerShell
3 153 (4.14%) Java
4 126 (3.41%) Perl
5 122 (3.30%) PHP
5 122 (3.30%) Shell Script
6 99 (2.68%) C
7 97 (2.63%) Python
8 94 (2.54%) Bash Shell
9 79 (2.14%) JavaScript
10 50 (1.35%) C++
11 40 (1.08%) T-SQL
12 35 (0.95%) Ruby
13 31 (0.84%) C#
14 27 (0.73%) VB
15 24 (0.65%) Objective-C
16 23 (0.62%) PHP5
17 21 (0.57%) VB.NET
18 20 (0.54%) VBScript
19 12 (0.32%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 979 (26.50%) Cisco Certification
2 649 (17.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 636 (17.21%) CCNP
4 596 (16.13%) CCNA
5 437 (11.83%) Degree
6 432 (11.69%) MCSE
7 237 (6.41%) MCITP
8 191 (5.17%) MCSA
8 191 (5.17%) MCP
9 172 (4.65%) Security Cleared
10 146 (3.95%) CCIE
11 119 (3.22%) CISSP
12 115 (3.11%) MCTS
13 111 (3.00%) CCSE
14 108 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 91 (2.46%) CCSA
16 84 (2.27%) CCSP
17 74 (2.00%) SC Cleared
18 56 (1.52%) CCIP
19 54 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 302 (8.17%) SLA
2 91 (2.46%) PCI DSS
3 90 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (1.35%) QA
5 23 (0.62%) COBIT
6 22 (0.60%) ISO 9001
7 17 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.081%) ISO 8583
8 3 (0.081%) COSO
9 2 (0.054%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.027%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1384 (37.46%) Active Directory
2 768 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 378 (10.23%) Hyper-V
4 248 (6.71%) vSphere
5 182 (4.93%) XenApp
6 162 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
7 151 (4.09%) Terminal Services
8 121 (3.27%) VMware ESX
9 86 (2.33%) UAG
10 78 (2.11%) KVM
11 59 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 55 (1.49%) XenServer
13 52 (1.41%) NFS
14 51 (1.38%) XenDesktop
15 47 (1.27%) Terminal Server
16 40 (1.08%) ISA Server
17 39 (1.06%) Xen
18 29 (0.78%) Postfix
19 28 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
20 23 (0.62%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 188 (5.09%) Backup Exec
2 134 (3.63%) Puppet
3 132 (3.57%) SCCM
4 112 (3.03%) Nagios
5 103 (2.79%) WSUS
6 98 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
7 80 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
8 62 (1.68%) SCOM
9 57 (1.54%) Cacti
10 56 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
11 46 (1.24%) FortiGate
12 45 (1.22%) NetBackup
13 44 (1.19%) OpenView
14 39 (1.06%) CiscoWorks
15 30 (0.81%) Nessus
16 25 (0.68%) MOM
17 20 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
18 19 (0.51%) Zenoss
19 16 (0.43%) ZABBIX
20 14 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1770 (47.90%) Cisco
2 1351 (36.56%) Microsoft
3 1122 (30.37%) VMware
4 609 (16.48%) Juniper
5 605 (16.37%) Citrix
6 578 (15.64%) CheckPoint
7 433 (11.72%) HP
8 276 (7.47%) F5
9 232 (6.28%) Symantec
10 184 (4.98%) Dell
11 176 (4.76%) Oracle
12 173 (4.68%) Red Hat
13 140 (3.79%) McAfee
13 140 (3.79%) SolarWinds
14 127 (3.44%) Apple
15 126 (3.41%) Blue Coat
16 120 (3.25%) NetApp
17 116 (3.14%) Avaya
18 95 (2.57%) Fortinet
19 85 (2.30%) Sophos
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Stott & May
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Greythorn
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: plus excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Stratospherec
Salary: plus excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £62000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tadworth, Surrey
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TDA Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Shift Allowance + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Includes Car/Allowance+bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 17 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
NBI Partnership Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum £50K Basic + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday