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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 151 164 154
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2030 1704 2064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.90% 1.73% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.49% 9.88% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1721 1457 1792
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,550
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
19358 17253 20821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.14% 17.54% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15438 14104 17240
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +16 841 £45,000 +5.88% 89
South East -10 497 £37,500 -3.84% 60
East of England +54 177 £42,500 +25.46% 22
Yorkshire -21 127 £40,000 - 16
West Midlands -9 114 £33,426 -16.43% 14
South West -5 104 £27,500 -8.33% 21
North West -8 95 £30,000 -13.04% 12
East Midlands -3 57 £32,000 -24.70% 7
North East -33 2 £18,125 -55.79% 3
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VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2214 (58.43%) Windows
2 2192 (57.85%) Firewall
3 1850 (48.83%) Cisco
4 1352 (35.68%) WAN
5 1347 (35.55%) Active Directory
6 1329 (35.08%) Microsoft
7 1310 (34.57%) DNS
8 1262 (33.31%) LAN
9 1250 (32.99%) TCP/IP
10 1157 (30.54%) VMware
11 1086 (28.66%) Cisco Certification
12 977 (25.79%) Linux
13 953 (25.15%) MS Exchange
14 946 (24.97%) Windows Server 2008
15 880 (23.23%) DHCP
16 825 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
17 754 (19.90%) CCNP
18 735 (19.40%) MPLS
19 709 (18.71%) ITIL
20 705 (18.61%) Juniper
21 695 (18.34%) MS Excel
22 676 (17.84%) Windows Server 2003
23 664 (17.52%) Windows 7
24 647 (17.08%) MS Office
25 640 (16.89%) SAN
26 593 (15.65%) Citrix
27 590 (15.57%) CheckPoint
28 575 (15.18%) SSL
29 574 (15.15%) Finance
30 571 (15.07%) Network Security

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 953 (25.15%) MS Exchange
2 475 (12.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 280 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 252 (6.65%) IIS
5 233 (6.15%) SharePoint
6 210 (5.54%) Lync
7 180 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 174 (4.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 173 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2013
10 167 (4.41%) Apache
11 78 (2.06%) Tomcat
12 52 (1.37%) Lotus Domino
13 41 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
14 32 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
15 26 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
16 24 (0.63%) IBM Notes
16 24 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
17 20 (0.53%) WebLogic
18 17 (0.45%) nginx
19 15 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 695 (18.34%) MS Excel
2 647 (17.08%) MS Office
3 88 (2.32%) MS Visio
4 36 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.24%) MS Project
6 3 (0.079%) SmartSuite
7 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.026%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.026%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 25 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.11%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.11%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.079%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.079%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.079%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.053%) Advent Moxy
7 2 (0.053%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.026%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 153 (4.04%) Office 365
2 64 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (1.53%) SaaS
4 54 (1.43%) IaaS
5 44 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 41 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 34 (0.90%) PaaS
8 21 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.40%) Joyent
10 13 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (0.32%) Google Apps
12 8 (0.21%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.11%) Route 53
14 3 (0.079%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.053%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.053%) Amazon SQS
16 1 (0.026%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2192 (57.85%) Firewall
2 1352 (35.68%) WAN
3 1310 (34.57%) DNS
4 1262 (33.31%) LAN
5 1250 (32.99%) TCP/IP
6 880 (23.23%) DHCP
7 735 (19.40%) MPLS
8 640 (16.89%) SAN
9 575 (15.18%) SSL
10 571 (15.07%) Network Security
11 565 (14.91%) VoIP
12 553 (14.59%) Cisco ASA
13 526 (13.88%) BGP
14 515 (13.59%) Wireless
15 504 (13.30%) OSPF
16 495 (13.06%) IPsec
17 476 (12.56%) VLAN
18 431 (11.38%) Internet
19 250 (6.60%) Wi-Fi
20 219 (5.78%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 513 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 242 (6.39%) MySQL
3 119 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 79 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 54 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 44 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (0.95%) NoSQL
8 33 (0.87%) Relational Database
9 28 (0.74%) MongoDB
10 27 (0.71%) Big Data
11 25 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
12 18 (0.48%) Hadoop
13 16 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
14 14 (0.37%) Oracle Database
15 13 (0.34%) Redis
16 11 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
18 7 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
19 5 (0.13%) DB2
19 5 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 32 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 27 (0.71%) JIRA
3 23 (0.61%) Subversion
4 22 (0.58%) TeamCity
5 16 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (0.37%) Jenkins
7 13 (0.34%) Mercurial
8 11 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 11 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.26%) Hudson
10 8 (0.21%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.16%) WebLOAD
11 6 (0.16%) Maven
12 2 (0.053%) PHPUnit
12 2 (0.053%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.053%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.026%) CruiseControl
13 1 (0.026%) Ant
13 1 (0.026%) ProC
13 1 (0.026%) Serena SBM
General
1 574 (15.15%) Finance
2 341 (9.00%) Telecoms
3 130 (3.43%) Banking
4 114 (3.01%) Law
5 104 (2.74%) Retail
6 62 (1.64%) Marketing
7 54 (1.43%) Advertising
8 49 (1.29%) Legal
9 47 (1.24%) Back Office
10 39 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 34 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
12 25 (0.66%) French Language
13 21 (0.55%) German Language
13 21 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.50%) Spanish Language
15 18 (0.48%) Italian Language
16 16 (0.42%) Games
17 15 (0.40%) Billing
18 14 (0.37%) Publishing
19 13 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 838 (22.12%) Network Engineer
2 635 (16.76%) Analyst
3 472 (12.46%) Support Engineer
4 300 (7.92%) Support Analyst
5 247 (6.52%) Administrator
6 245 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 226 (5.96%) Security Engineer
8 215 (5.67%) IT Support
9 208 (5.49%) Senior Network Engineer
10 201 (5.30%) Systems Administrator
10 201 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
11 175 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
12 170 (4.49%) Consultant
13 168 (4.43%) Architect
14 156 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
15 151 (3.99%) Network Security Engineer
16 143 (3.77%) Network Analyst
17 141 (3.72%) Network Support
18 133 (3.51%) Technical Support
19 125 (3.30%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (3.43%) Web Services
2 116 (3.06%) XML
3 81 (2.14%) CSS
4 79 (2.08%) .NET
5 77 (2.03%) LAMP
6 72 (1.90%) HTML
7 66 (1.74%) JSON
8 27 (0.71%) jQuery
9 24 (0.63%) Ajax
10 18 (0.48%) COM
10 18 (0.48%) SAML
11 17 (0.45%) Middleware
12 15 (0.40%) SOAP
12 15 (0.40%) REST
13 13 (0.34%) J2EE
14 11 (0.29%) YAML
14 11 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (0.26%) OAuth
16 9 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
16 9 (0.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 364 (9.61%) Blackberry
2 312 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
3 150 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 139 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 122 (3.22%) Replication
6 103 (2.72%) Clustering
7 98 (2.59%) iPhone
8 85 (2.24%) PKI
9 84 (2.22%) SecurID
10 75 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
11 65 (1.72%) iPad
12 61 (1.61%) Hedge funds
13 56 (1.48%) Open Source
14 41 (1.08%) Firmware
15 38 (1.00%) Client/Server
15 38 (1.00%) Thin Client
15 38 (1.00%) Fat Client
16 32 (0.84%) Statistics
16 32 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
17 29 (0.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2214 (58.43%) Windows
2 977 (25.79%) Linux
3 946 (24.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 676 (17.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 664 (17.52%) Windows 7
6 462 (12.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 383 (10.11%) Windows XP
8 357 (9.42%) UNIX
9 261 (6.89%) Windows 8
10 168 (4.43%) Android
11 127 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 118 (3.11%) CentOS
13 108 (2.85%) Solaris
14 91 (2.40%) Ubuntu
15 80 (2.11%) Windows Vista
16 77 (2.03%) Mac OS X
17 74 (1.95%) Apple iOS
18 54 (1.43%) Windows Phone
19 48 (1.27%) Mac OS
20 43 (1.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (18.71%) ITIL
2 384 (10.13%) Load Balancing
3 227 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
4 204 (5.38%) Network Design
5 197 (5.20%) Project Management
6 192 (5.07%) Service Management
7 186 (4.91%) Change Management
8 178 (4.70%) Network Management
9 171 (4.51%) Service Delivery
10 150 (3.96%) Information Security
11 146 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
12 135 (3.56%) Network Monitoring
13 130 (3.43%) Migration
14 124 (3.27%) E-Commerce
15 112 (2.96%) Mentoring
16 106 (2.80%) Configuration Management
17 104 (2.74%) Change Control
18 99 (2.61%) Incident Management
19 93 (2.45%) PRINCE2
20 85 (2.24%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 446 (11.77%) SQL
2 149 (3.93%) PowerShell
3 133 (3.51%) Perl
3 133 (3.51%) PHP
4 123 (3.25%) Java
5 99 (2.61%) Shell Script
6 95 (2.51%) Bash Shell
7 90 (2.38%) C
8 83 (2.19%) Python
9 66 (1.74%) JavaScript
10 60 (1.58%) C++
11 47 (1.24%) Ruby
12 39 (1.03%) C#
13 29 (0.77%) VB
14 23 (0.61%) PHP5
15 20 (0.53%) T-SQL
16 19 (0.50%) Objective-C
17 13 (0.34%) VBScript
18 10 (0.26%) Tcl
18 10 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1086 (28.66%) Cisco Certification
2 754 (19.90%) CCNP
3 569 (15.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 562 (14.83%) CCNA
5 441 (11.64%) Degree
6 381 (10.06%) MCSE
7 221 (5.83%) MCITP
8 203 (5.36%) CCIE
9 194 (5.12%) MCSA
10 189 (4.99%) MCP
11 174 (4.59%) Security Cleared
12 168 (4.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 123 (3.25%) MCTS
13 123 (3.25%) CISSP
14 109 (2.88%) CCSE
15 83 (2.19%) SC Cleared
16 71 (1.87%) CCSA
17 66 (1.74%) CCSP
18 60 (1.58%) CCIP
18 60 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 340 (8.97%) SLA
2 118 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 97 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 54 (1.43%) QA
5 37 (0.98%) COBIT
6 19 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.13%) COSO
9 4 (0.11%) ISO 8583
9 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.053%) BS7799
10 2 (0.053%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.026%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.026%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1347 (35.55%) Active Directory
2 825 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 334 (8.81%) Hyper-V
4 279 (7.36%) vSphere
5 175 (4.62%) XenApp
6 136 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
7 120 (3.17%) Terminal Services
8 101 (2.67%) VMware ESX
9 83 (2.19%) UAG
10 54 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 52 (1.37%) XenServer
12 50 (1.32%) vCloud
13 47 (1.24%) NFS
14 46 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 44 (1.16%) Xen
16 39 (1.03%) Terminal Server
17 35 (0.92%) XenDesktop
17 35 (0.92%) KVM
18 31 (0.82%) Postfix
19 28 (0.74%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 189 (4.99%) Backup Exec
2 124 (3.27%) SCCM
3 96 (2.53%) Puppet
4 91 (2.40%) Nagios
5 89 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 77 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
7 72 (1.90%) WSUS
8 59 (1.56%) SCOM
9 58 (1.53%) Cacti
10 45 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
11 43 (1.13%) OpenView
12 42 (1.11%) NetBackup
13 36 (0.95%) FortiGate
14 34 (0.90%) Zenoss
15 32 (0.84%) CiscoWorks
16 27 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
16 27 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
16 27 (0.71%) MOM
17 21 (0.55%) HP NNM
18 20 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1850 (48.83%) Cisco
2 1329 (35.08%) Microsoft
3 1157 (30.54%) VMware
4 705 (18.61%) Juniper
5 593 (15.65%) Citrix
6 590 (15.57%) CheckPoint
7 436 (11.51%) HP
8 334 (8.81%) F5
9 241 (6.36%) Symantec
10 217 (5.73%) Dell
11 183 (4.83%) Oracle
12 172 (4.54%) SolarWinds
13 161 (4.25%) Red Hat
14 144 (3.80%) Apple
15 132 (3.48%) Avaya
16 117 (3.09%) McAfee
17 111 (2.93%) NetApp
18 95 (2.51%) Blue Coat
19 88 (2.32%) Aruba
20 85 (2.24%) Fortinet
Sheffield, Yorkshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £16000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Pension & Health
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private Medical Cover
Posted: 11 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
World First
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £20-35k dependent on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £20-35k dependent on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £53,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Essex
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
Headmasters
Salary: £28-£30k
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £32,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday