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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 161 180 190
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1938 1889 1789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.11% 1.84% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 10.78% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1646 1630 1515
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
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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
15504 17517 19397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.90% 17.04% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12999 14444 15609
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +27 740 £50,000 +11.11% 60
South East -21 428 £46,000 +2.22% 44
East of England +62 203 £45,000 +45.16% 14
South West +53 172 £34,500 +4.54% 20
West Midlands +37 155 £40,000 +6.66% 10
North West +8 112 £42,500 +21.42% 15
Yorkshire +9 96 £35,000 -6.66% 17
East Midlands 0 38 £37,500 -6.25% 7
North East +10 11 £33,250 -24.00%
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VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 2351 (56.92%) Firewall
2 2277 (55.13%) Cisco
3 1930 (46.73%) Windows
4 1532 (37.09%) WAN
5 1428 (34.58%) LAN
6 1424 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
7 1350 (32.69%) Active Directory
8 1340 (32.45%) Microsoft
9 1114 (26.97%) VMware
10 1078 (26.10%) DNS
11 1008 (24.41%) CCNP
12 989 (23.95%) TCP/IP
13 968 (23.44%) Windows Server
14 936 (22.66%) ITIL
15 930 (22.52%) MPLS
16 907 (21.96%) Linux
17 833 (20.17%) VMware Infrastructure
18 828 (20.05%) CCNA
19 782 (18.93%) Juniper
20 776 (18.79%) Cisco ASA
21 765 (18.52%) Network Security
22 758 (18.35%) Wireless
23 720 (17.43%) DHCP
24 716 (17.34%) MS Exchange
25 706 (17.09%) VoIP
26 701 (16.97%) CheckPoint
27 697 (16.88%) Data Centre
28 683 (16.54%) BGP
29 654 (15.84%) MS Excel
30 635 (15.38%) OSPF

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
1 716 (17.34%) MS Exchange
2 337 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 223 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 202 (4.89%) IIS
5 168 (4.07%) Skype for Business
6 158 (3.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 156 (3.78%) SharePoint
8 149 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 118 (2.86%) Apache
10 112 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 72 (1.74%) Tomcat
12 41 (0.99%) nginx
13 40 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
14 33 (0.80%) JBoss
15 24 (0.58%) Confluence
15 24 (0.58%) IBM Notes
16 20 (0.48%) CMS
17 14 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
17 14 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
18 12 (0.29%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 654 (15.84%) MS Excel
2 630 (15.25%) MS Office
3 119 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 51 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.15%) Revit
8 5 (0.12%) MS Project
9 4 (0.097%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.024%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 30 (0.73%) assyst
2 24 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.12%) Temenos T24
4 5 (0.12%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.097%) Infor M3
5 4 (0.097%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.048%) Line 500
6 2 (0.048%) Magento
6 2 (0.048%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.024%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.024%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.024%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 331 (8.01%) Office 365
2 262 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
3 225 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 94 (2.28%) IaaS
5 76 (1.84%) SaaS
6 74 (1.79%) Mimecast
7 53 (1.28%) PaaS
8 37 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 21 (0.51%) Google Apps
11 14 (0.34%) SoftLayer
11 14 (0.34%) Sumo Logic
12 13 (0.31%) iTunes
13 12 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (0.27%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (0.22%) GitHub
15 9 (0.22%) Route 53
16 7 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2351 (56.92%) Firewall
2 1532 (37.09%) WAN
3 1428 (34.58%) LAN
4 1078 (26.10%) DNS
5 989 (23.95%) TCP/IP
6 930 (22.52%) MPLS
7 776 (18.79%) Cisco ASA
8 765 (18.52%) Network Security
9 758 (18.35%) Wireless
10 720 (17.43%) DHCP
11 706 (17.09%) VoIP
12 683 (16.54%) BGP
13 635 (15.38%) OSPF
14 562 (13.61%) SSL
15 540 (13.08%) VLAN
16 521 (12.62%) SAN
17 490 (11.86%) IPsec
18 347 (8.40%) EIGRP
19 331 (8.01%) Cisco Nexus
20 316 (7.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 423 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 121 (2.93%) MySQL
3 56 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
4 51 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 35 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 34 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (0.73%) Cognos Impromptu
8 25 (0.61%) Hadoop
9 24 (0.58%) Big Data
10 23 (0.56%) Redis
11 20 (0.48%) Oracle Database
12 17 (0.41%) MongoDB
13 14 (0.34%) Relational Database
14 11 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.24%) HBase
16 9 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
17 8 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 89 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 72 (1.74%) Jenkins
3 59 (1.43%) JIRA
4 27 (0.65%) Vagrant
4 27 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 25 (0.61%) Subversion
6 18 (0.44%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.22%) RSpec
8 8 (0.19%) Eclipse
8 8 (0.19%) Grunt
8 8 (0.19%) Jasmine
8 8 (0.19%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (0.19%) webpack
9 7 (0.17%) git-flow
9 7 (0.17%) NUnit
9 7 (0.17%) Toad
10 6 (0.15%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.097%) ClearCase
General
1 572 (13.85%) Finance
2 535 (12.95%) Telecoms
3 172 (4.16%) Legal
4 165 (4.00%) Law
5 136 (3.29%) Banking
6 128 (3.10%) Retail
7 74 (1.79%) Marketing
8 62 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 48 (1.16%) Publishing
10 37 (0.90%) Advertising
11 34 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 33 (0.80%) Electronics
13 29 (0.70%) Back Office
13 29 (0.70%) Games
14 17 (0.41%) Investment Banking
15 16 (0.39%) German Language
15 16 (0.39%) Multimedia
16 12 (0.29%) Local Government
17 10 (0.24%) French Language
17 10 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1245 (30.15%) Network Engineer
2 620 (15.01%) Analyst
3 549 (13.29%) Support Engineer
4 410 (9.93%) Cisco Engineer
5 375 (9.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 340 (8.23%) Security Engineer
7 288 (6.97%) Senior Network Engineer
8 281 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 273 (6.61%) Network Security Engineer
10 265 (6.42%) IT Engineer
11 259 (6.27%) IT Support
12 219 (5.30%) Support Analyst
13 211 (5.11%) Network Support
14 199 (4.82%) Architect
15 197 (4.77%) Consultant
16 188 (4.55%) Administrator
17 184 (4.46%) Service Analyst
18 182 (4.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 171 (4.14%) Service Desk Analyst
20 169 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (3.17%) 802.1X
2 116 (2.81%) Web Services
3 56 (1.36%) CSS
4 54 (1.31%) HTML
5 48 (1.16%) LAMP
6 40 (0.97%) XML
7 32 (0.77%) Middleware
8 31 (0.75%) JSON
9 29 (0.70%) .NET
9 29 (0.70%) jQuery
9 29 (0.70%) MAPI
10 23 (0.56%) Ruby on Rails
11 21 (0.51%) AngularJS
11 21 (0.51%) LEMP Stack
12 20 (0.48%) Spring
12 20 (0.48%) XMPP
13 18 (0.44%) REST
14 17 (0.41%) SOAP
15 16 (0.39%) Ajax
16 15 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 697 (16.88%) Data Centre
2 278 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 227 (5.50%) Blackberry
4 165 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 144 (3.49%) Replication
6 115 (2.78%) iPhone
7 114 (2.76%) Computer Science
8 104 (2.52%) Clustering
9 98 (2.37%) Driving Licence
10 96 (2.32%) RSA SecurID
11 94 (2.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 91 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
13 88 (2.13%) iPad
14 84 (2.03%) PKI
15 61 (1.48%) Smartphone
16 54 (1.31%) Virtual Team
17 43 (1.04%) Private Cloud
18 42 (1.02%) e-Health
19 40 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
19 40 (0.97%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1930 (46.73%) Windows
2 968 (23.44%) Windows Server
3 907 (21.96%) Linux
4 564 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 552 (13.37%) Windows 7
6 502 (12.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 271 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 262 (6.34%) Windows 8
9 256 (6.20%) Unix
10 209 (5.06%) Windows 10
11 207 (5.01%) Windows XP
12 130 (3.15%) Android
13 108 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 83 (2.01%) Mac OS X
15 79 (1.91%) Ubuntu
16 65 (1.57%) CentOS
17 61 (1.48%) Solaris
18 55 (1.33%) Windows Vista
19 53 (1.28%) Apple iOS
20 50 (1.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 936 (22.66%) ITIL
2 367 (8.89%) Load Balancing
3 274 (6.63%) Network Design
4 266 (6.44%) Service Delivery
5 254 (6.15%) Change Management
6 235 (5.69%) Service Management
7 231 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 225 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
9 202 (4.89%) Information Security
10 193 (4.67%) Network Management
11 191 (4.62%) High Availability
12 190 (4.60%) Project Management
13 173 (4.19%) Presales
14 157 (3.80%) Kalman Filter
15 152 (3.68%) Mentoring
16 133 (3.22%) Migration
16 133 (3.22%) Network Architecture
17 131 (3.17%) Configuration Management
18 129 (3.12%) SIEM
19 117 (2.83%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 331 (8.01%) SQL
2 193 (4.67%) Python
3 192 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 133 (3.22%) Bash Shell
5 132 (3.20%) Perl
6 91 (2.20%) Java
7 88 (2.13%) Ruby
8 83 (2.01%) Shell Script
9 77 (1.86%) JavaScript
10 76 (1.84%) C
11 73 (1.77%) PHP
12 34 (0.82%) VBScript
13 24 (0.58%) C++
14 22 (0.53%) C#
15 17 (0.41%) VBA
16 16 (0.39%) VB
17 7 (0.17%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.097%) Tcl
19 3 (0.073%) Groovy
19 3 (0.073%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1424 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 1008 (24.41%) CCNP
3 828 (20.05%) CCNA
4 409 (9.90%) Degree
5 407 (9.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 297 (7.19%) Security Cleared
7 251 (6.08%) MCSE
8 244 (5.91%) SC Cleared
9 227 (5.50%) CCIE
10 157 (3.80%) CCSP
11 155 (3.75%) CCSA
12 146 (3.54%) MCSA
13 141 (3.41%) CCSE
14 128 (3.10%) CISSP
15 109 (2.64%) JNCIA
16 108 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 104 (2.52%) MCITP
18 103 (2.49%) JNCIP
19 101 (2.45%) MCP
20 98 (2.37%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 383 (9.27%) SLA
2 179 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 78 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 43 (1.04%) QA
5 26 (0.63%) COBIT
6 17 (0.41%) FISMA
7 10 (0.24%) SAS 70
8 7 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
9 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.097%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.097%) ISO27002
12 3 (0.073%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.048%) GPG13
13 2 (0.048%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.048%) RMADS
14 1 (0.024%) HL7
14 1 (0.024%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.024%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.024%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1350 (32.69%) Active Directory
2 833 (20.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 406 (9.83%) Hyper-V
4 229 (5.54%) vSphere
5 146 (3.54%) XenApp
6 103 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
7 90 (2.18%) Terminal Services
8 68 (1.65%) NFS
8 68 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
9 62 (1.50%) XenDesktop
10 51 (1.23%) VMware ESX
11 49 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
12 41 (0.99%) Docker
13 40 (0.97%) Xen
14 39 (0.94%) Firmware
14 39 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 34 (0.82%) XenServer
16 29 (0.70%) vCloud
17 25 (0.61%) KVM
18 18 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 180 (4.36%) SCCM
2 138 (3.34%) Backup Exec
3 134 (3.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 112 (2.71%) Nagios
5 102 (2.47%) Puppet
6 97 (2.35%) WSUS
7 77 (1.86%) Cisco UCCX
7 77 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
8 76 (1.84%) SCOM
9 72 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
10 67 (1.62%) FortiGate
11 54 (1.31%) Ansible
12 50 (1.21%) Cacti
13 35 (0.85%) AirWatch
14 31 (0.75%) ZABBIX
15 27 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
16 26 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
17 25 (0.61%) Nessus
18 23 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
19 21 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2277 (55.13%) Cisco
2 1340 (32.45%) Microsoft
3 1114 (26.97%) VMware
4 782 (18.93%) Juniper
5 701 (16.97%) CheckPoint
6 562 (13.61%) Citrix
7 433 (10.48%) F5
8 353 (8.55%) Palo Alto
9 311 (7.53%) HP
10 184 (4.46%) Apple
11 161 (3.90%) SolarWinds
12 160 (3.87%) Avaya
13 156 (3.78%) Symantec
14 155 (3.75%) Dell
15 145 (3.51%) Veeam
16 127 (3.08%) Oracle
17 109 (2.64%) EMC
18 108 (2.62%) NetApp
19 104 (2.52%) Riverbed
20 101 (2.45%) Red Hat
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston upon thames council
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Car,Allowance,Pension,Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 20% London Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits, bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum 33days hols,pension,life,parking
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
VIQU
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-65k base + excel
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday