The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 140 165 163
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2032 1758 1840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.09% 1.81% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.57% 10.43% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1714 1492 1610
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.89%
VPN
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
17557 16858 20674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.07% 17.34% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14352 13311 17265
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 +50 968 £45,000 +5.88% 129
South East -9 453 £41,750 -1.76% 54
East of England -4 156 £38,750 +10.71% 23
South West +31 125 £35,000 -12.50% 30
Yorkshire -30 101 £35,500 +1.42% 15
West Midlands +1 100 £32,500 +8.33% 9
North West +23 91 £32,000 -2.29% 11
East Midlands -19 36 £26,000 -35.00% 8
North East -4 5 £50,000 +108.33% 1
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UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 2558 (60.95%) Firewall
2 2349 (55.97%) Windows
3 2184 (52.04%) Cisco
4 1572 (37.46%) WAN
5 1538 (36.65%) Microsoft
6 1423 (33.91%) LAN
7 1410 (33.60%) Active Directory
8 1402 (33.40%) Cisco Certification
9 1300 (30.97%) VMware
10 1245 (29.66%) DNS
11 1242 (29.59%) TCP/IP
12 1019 (24.28%) MS Exchange
13 988 (23.54%) CCNP
14 972 (23.16%) MPLS
15 971 (23.14%) Linux
16 947 (22.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 946 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
18 868 (20.68%) ITIL
19 794 (18.92%) MS Excel
20 792 (18.87%) Juniper
21 782 (18.63%) DHCP
22 749 (17.85%) BGP
23 744 (17.73%) CCNA
24 730 (17.39%) Citrix
25 714 (17.01%) Network Security
26 711 (16.94%) MS Office
27 699 (16.65%) Wireless
28 680 (16.20%) Cisco ASA
29 670 (15.96%) VoIP
30 660 (15.73%) Finance

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 1019 (24.28%) MS Exchange
2 487 (11.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 259 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 227 (5.41%) IIS
5 217 (5.17%) SharePoint
6 195 (4.65%) Lync
7 193 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 156 (3.72%) Apache
9 140 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2003
10 133 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 79 (1.88%) Tomcat
12 38 (0.91%) IBM Notes
13 35 (0.83%) nginx
14 34 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
15 28 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
16 24 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
17 22 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
18 20 (0.48%) Confluence
19 15 (0.36%) WorkSite
20 14 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 794 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 711 (16.94%) MS Office
3 105 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 52 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.19%) MS Project
6 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.095%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.095%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.095%) SmartSuite
8 3 (0.071%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.048%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.048%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.024%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.024%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 47 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.12%) Sage 50
6 4 (0.095%) Advent Moxy
6 4 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.095%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.071%) SalesLogix
8 2 (0.048%) BPCS
9 1 (0.024%) JDE OneWorld
9 1 (0.024%) assyst
9 1 (0.024%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.024%) Magento
9 1 (0.024%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.024%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 149 (3.55%) Office 365
2 94 (2.24%) IaaS
3 77 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 62 (1.48%) SaaS
5 58 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
6 53 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 53 (1.26%) PaaS
7 22 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
8 9 (0.21%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.095%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.071%) Route 53
11 2 (0.048%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.048%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.048%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.048%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.048%) ElastiCache
11 2 (0.048%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.048%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.024%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 2558 (60.95%) Firewall
2 1572 (37.46%) WAN
3 1423 (33.91%) LAN
4 1245 (29.66%) DNS
5 1242 (29.59%) TCP/IP
6 972 (23.16%) MPLS
7 782 (18.63%) DHCP
8 749 (17.85%) BGP
9 714 (17.01%) Network Security
10 699 (16.65%) Wireless
11 680 (16.20%) Cisco ASA
12 670 (15.96%) VoIP
13 652 (15.53%) OSPF
13 652 (15.53%) SAN
14 621 (14.80%) SSL
15 582 (13.87%) VLAN
16 542 (12.91%) IPsec
17 422 (10.05%) EIGRP
18 369 (8.79%) Internet
19 304 (7.24%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 508 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 242 (5.77%) MySQL
3 133 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 114 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 62 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 49 (1.17%) MongoDB
7 46 (1.10%) NoSQL
8 27 (0.64%) Relational Database
9 26 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
11 20 (0.48%) Big Data
12 18 (0.43%) MariaDB
13 17 (0.41%) DB2
14 14 (0.33%) Data Mining
14 14 (0.33%) Hadoop
15 13 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
16 12 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
17 9 (0.21%) Redis
17 9 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (0.64%) Jenkins
2 24 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 24 (0.57%) JIRA
3 23 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 19 (0.45%) Subversion
5 17 (0.41%) Hudson
6 14 (0.33%) Mercurial
7 13 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (0.29%) TeamCity
9 11 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (0.21%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.12%) WebLOAD
11 5 (0.12%) Maven
12 4 (0.095%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.071%) Selenium
13 3 (0.071%) Rhino Mocks
13 3 (0.071%) Moq
14 2 (0.048%) Xcode
15 1 (0.024%) AppScan
General
1 660 (15.73%) Finance
2 484 (11.53%) Telecoms
3 140 (3.34%) Banking
4 111 (2.64%) Law
5 83 (1.98%) Retail
6 75 (1.79%) Legal
7 68 (1.62%) Marketing
8 66 (1.57%) Advertising
9 45 (1.07%) Back Office
10 40 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 35 (0.83%) Electronics
12 33 (0.79%) Aerospace
12 33 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 26 (0.62%) Investment Banking
14 18 (0.43%) French Language
14 18 (0.43%) German Language
15 14 (0.33%) Spanish Language
16 13 (0.31%) Italian Language
17 12 (0.29%) Military
18 11 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1063 (25.33%) Network Engineer
2 624 (14.87%) Analyst
3 573 (13.65%) Support Engineer
4 283 (6.74%) Support Analyst
4 283 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 260 (6.19%) IT Support
6 249 (5.93%) Senior Network Engineer
7 231 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support
8 226 (5.38%) Administrator
9 225 (5.36%) Consultant
10 206 (4.91%) Security Engineer
11 184 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
11 184 (4.38%) Technical Support
12 177 (4.22%) Systems Administrator
13 159 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
14 143 (3.41%) Network Security Engineer
15 128 (3.05%) Architect
16 124 (2.95%) Technical Engineer
17 119 (2.84%) Network Support
18 118 (2.81%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (3.24%) Web Services
2 101 (2.41%) CSS
3 80 (1.91%) XML
4 69 (1.64%) HTML
5 62 (1.48%) .NET
6 52 (1.24%) LAMP
6 52 (1.24%) JSON
7 32 (0.76%) Ajax
8 23 (0.55%) SOAP
9 21 (0.50%) MAPI
10 19 (0.45%) jQuery
11 18 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (0.36%) COM
13 13 (0.31%) Application Packaging
13 13 (0.31%) Software Packaging
14 11 (0.26%) SAML
15 10 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
16 8 (0.19%) .NET Framework
16 8 (0.19%) XMPP
16 8 (0.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 317 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 270 (6.43%) Blackberry
3 159 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 157 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 127 (3.03%) Clustering
6 110 (2.62%) Video Conferencing
7 104 (2.48%) iPhone
8 81 (1.93%) Replication
9 77 (1.83%) Hedge funds
10 66 (1.57%) iPad
11 62 (1.48%) PKI
12 53 (1.26%) Client/Server
13 43 (1.02%) Open Source
14 35 (0.83%) CMDB
15 34 (0.81%) CESG
16 32 (0.76%) Smartphone
17 31 (0.74%) Mathematics
18 27 (0.64%) EqualLogic
19 25 (0.60%) Statistics
20 22 (0.52%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2349 (55.97%) Windows
2 971 (23.14%) Linux
3 946 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 633 (15.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 619 (14.75%) Windows 7
6 558 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 399 (9.51%) Windows XP
8 358 (8.53%) UNIX
9 356 (8.48%) Windows 8
10 145 (3.45%) CentOS
11 141 (3.36%) Android
12 117 (2.79%) Solaris
13 105 (2.50%) Windows Vista
14 85 (2.03%) Ubuntu
15 84 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 84 (2.00%) Apple iOS
16 81 (1.93%) Mac OS X
17 42 (1.00%) Debian
18 41 (0.98%) Mac OS
19 28 (0.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 868 (20.68%) ITIL
2 398 (9.48%) Load Balancing
3 277 (6.60%) Service Management
4 274 (6.53%) Network Design
5 271 (6.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 261 (6.22%) Service Delivery
7 223 (5.31%) Project Management
8 204 (4.86%) Network Management
9 200 (4.77%) Change Management
10 195 (4.65%) Migration
11 190 (4.53%) Network Monitoring
12 160 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
13 154 (3.67%) Change Control
13 154 (3.67%) Information Security
14 124 (2.95%) PRINCE2
15 114 (2.72%) Configuration Management
15 114 (2.72%) ITSM
16 112 (2.67%) Problem Management
17 111 (2.64%) Incident Management
18 105 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 545 (12.99%) SQL
2 178 (4.24%) PowerShell
3 151 (3.60%) Perl
4 125 (2.98%) Bash Shell
5 122 (2.91%) Java
6 114 (2.72%) PHP
7 109 (2.60%) Python
8 74 (1.76%) Shell Script
9 66 (1.57%) JavaScript
10 64 (1.52%) C
11 61 (1.45%) Ruby
12 54 (1.29%) C#
13 46 (1.10%) C++
14 27 (0.64%) VB
15 22 (0.52%) VBScript
16 18 (0.43%) PHP5
17 10 (0.24%) Tcl
18 9 (0.21%) T-SQL
19 7 (0.17%) VB6
19 7 (0.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1402 (33.40%) Cisco Certification
2 988 (23.54%) CCNP
3 744 (17.73%) CCNA
4 521 (12.41%) Degree
5 499 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 318 (7.58%) MCSE
7 247 (5.89%) CCIE
8 228 (5.43%) MCP
9 186 (4.43%) Security Cleared
10 167 (3.98%) MCSA
11 165 (3.93%) MCITP
12 141 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 122 (2.91%) MCTS
14 118 (2.81%) SC Cleared
15 116 (2.76%) CISSP
16 89 (2.12%) CCSA
17 86 (2.05%) CCDP
18 79 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
19 78 (1.86%) JNCIA
20 76 (1.81%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 396 (9.44%) SLA
2 141 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 90 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 35 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 32 (0.76%) COBIT
6 23 (0.55%) QA
7 16 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.024%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.024%) BS7799
System Software
1 1410 (33.60%) Active Directory
2 947 (22.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 374 (8.91%) Hyper-V
4 256 (6.10%) vSphere
5 225 (5.36%) XenApp
6 136 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
7 115 (2.74%) Terminal Services
8 86 (2.05%) XenServer
9 63 (1.50%) VMware ESX
10 56 (1.33%) Terminal Server
11 55 (1.31%) vCloud
12 49 (1.17%) Firmware
13 42 (1.00%) XenDesktop
14 40 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 38 (0.91%) Xen
16 31 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 31 (0.74%) NFS
17 26 (0.62%) Samba
18 25 (0.60%) Postfix
19 24 (0.57%) UAG
Systems Management
1 173 (4.12%) SCCM
2 136 (3.24%) Backup Exec
3 119 (2.84%) Nagios
4 108 (2.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 98 (2.34%) SCOM
6 78 (1.86%) Puppet
7 69 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
7 69 (1.64%) WSUS
8 65 (1.55%) CiscoWorks
9 64 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
10 61 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
11 58 (1.38%) Cacti
12 36 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
13 31 (0.74%) SCVMM
13 31 (0.74%) Opsview
14 30 (0.71%) SELinux
15 29 (0.69%) OpenView
16 27 (0.64%) Icinga
17 25 (0.60%) HP NNM
18 24 (0.57%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 2184 (52.04%) Cisco
2 1538 (36.65%) Microsoft
3 1300 (30.97%) VMware
4 792 (18.87%) Juniper
5 730 (17.39%) Citrix
6 642 (15.30%) CheckPoint
7 464 (11.06%) HP
8 393 (9.36%) F5
9 244 (5.81%) SolarWinds
10 237 (5.65%) Symantec
11 193 (4.60%) Dell
12 180 (4.29%) Avaya
13 177 (4.22%) Apple
14 162 (3.86%) Red Hat
15 149 (3.55%) Oracle
16 143 (3.41%) NetApp
17 102 (2.43%) Riverbed
18 94 (2.24%) McAfee
19 91 (2.17%) Blue Coat
20 85 (2.03%) SonicWALL
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