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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 144 174 155
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2139 1934 1992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.07% 1.72% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.29% 10.00% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1744 1599 1705
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
18938 19346 21281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.32% 17.20% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15139 15366 17267
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +74 1011 £47,500 +5.55% 75
South East +5 493 £42,500 +30.76% 49
East of England -25 137 £35,000 -9.09% 13
Yorkshire +9 128 £42,500 +22.62% 15
North West +4 121 £30,486 -12.89% 25
South West +17 112 £33,000 -12.00% 20
West Midlands +6 91 £30,500 +1.66% 14
East Midlands +8 47 £26,000 -35.00% 5
North East -6 2 £47,500 +84.46% 2
Midlands +6 1 £36,500 -36.52%
VPN
UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2422 (57.76%) Firewall
2 2271 (54.16%) Windows
3 2128 (50.75%) Cisco
4 1559 (37.18%) Microsoft
5 1549 (36.94%) WAN
6 1438 (34.30%) LAN
7 1393 (33.22%) Active Directory
8 1319 (31.46%) VMware
9 1303 (31.08%) Cisco Certification
10 1237 (29.50%) DNS
11 1148 (27.38%) TCP/IP
12 1025 (24.45%) MS Exchange
13 987 (23.54%) VMware Infrastructure
14 949 (22.63%) Linux
15 941 (22.44%) MPLS
16 852 (20.32%) MS Excel
17 849 (20.25%) CCNP
18 832 (19.84%) ITIL
19 823 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
20 779 (18.58%) DHCP
21 760 (18.13%) Citrix
22 739 (17.62%) CCNA
23 736 (17.55%) BGP
24 733 (17.48%) MS Office
25 698 (16.65%) Wireless
26 692 (16.50%) Juniper
27 660 (15.74%) Cisco ASA
28 636 (15.17%) VoIP
29 631 (15.05%) SAN
30 624 (14.88%) OSPF

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1025 (24.45%) MS Exchange
2 504 (12.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 230 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 216 (5.15%) IIS
5 208 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 190 (4.53%) Apache
7 189 (4.51%) Lync
8 184 (4.39%) SharePoint
9 130 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 126 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2003
11 74 (1.76%) nginx
12 73 (1.74%) Tomcat
13 49 (1.17%) IBM Notes
14 26 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
15 25 (0.60%) Confluence
16 22 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
17 19 (0.45%) MediaWiki
17 19 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
18 16 (0.38%) OpenStack
19 15 (0.36%) WorkSite
Applications
1 852 (20.32%) MS Excel
2 733 (17.48%) MS Office
3 93 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 45 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.24%) MS Project
6 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.072%) Final Cut Pro
9 3 (0.072%) SmartSuite
9 3 (0.072%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.072%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.024%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.024%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.024%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 27 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.17%) assyst
6 4 (0.095%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.048%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.048%) BPCS
7 2 (0.048%) MFGPRO
8 1 (0.024%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.024%) Primavera
8 1 (0.024%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.024%) Line 50
8 1 (0.024%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.024%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.024%) Magento
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.024%) Advent Moxy
8 1 (0.024%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 179 (4.27%) Office 365
2 145 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
3 115 (2.74%) IaaS
4 79 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 76 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
6 72 (1.72%) SaaS
7 46 (1.10%) PaaS
8 31 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (0.31%) Route 53
11 12 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (0.21%) Google Apps
13 8 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.17%) Datadog
15 6 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 6 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 6 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
15 6 (0.14%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.14%) CloudFront
16 5 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2422 (57.76%) Firewall
2 1549 (36.94%) WAN
3 1438 (34.30%) LAN
4 1237 (29.50%) DNS
5 1148 (27.38%) TCP/IP
6 941 (22.44%) MPLS
7 779 (18.58%) DHCP
8 736 (17.55%) BGP
9 698 (16.65%) Wireless
10 660 (15.74%) Cisco ASA
11 636 (15.17%) VoIP
12 631 (15.05%) SAN
13 624 (14.88%) OSPF
14 615 (14.67%) Network Security
15 612 (14.60%) VLAN
16 583 (13.90%) SSL
17 508 (12.12%) IPsec
18 452 (10.78%) EIGRP
19 363 (8.66%) Internet
20 347 (8.28%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 480 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 251 (5.99%) MySQL
3 130 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 89 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 61 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 58 (1.38%) MongoDB
7 48 (1.14%) Relational Database
8 34 (0.81%) NoSQL
8 34 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (0.67%) DB2
9 28 (0.67%) MariaDB
10 18 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
11 13 (0.31%) Data Mining
12 12 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
13 10 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.21%) Big Data
15 7 (0.17%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (1.26%) Git (software)
2 42 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 41 (0.98%) Subversion
4 35 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 26 (0.62%) Hudson
6 25 (0.60%) JIRA
7 14 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (0.21%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.14%) Maven
10 5 (0.12%) NUnit
11 3 (0.072%) Selenium
11 3 (0.072%) Metasploit
12 2 (0.048%) Xcode
12 2 (0.048%) Ant
12 2 (0.048%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.048%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (0.048%) Moq
13 1 (0.024%) WinDbg
13 1 (0.024%) Artifactory
General
1 616 (14.69%) Finance
2 541 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 128 (3.05%) Banking
4 107 (2.55%) Law
5 102 (2.43%) Retail
6 90 (2.15%) Marketing
7 77 (1.84%) Advertising
8 67 (1.60%) Legal
9 49 (1.17%) Back Office
10 47 (1.12%) Financial Institution
11 46 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 34 (0.81%) Electronics
13 23 (0.55%) Investment Banking
14 21 (0.50%) Aerospace
15 20 (0.48%) Multimedia
16 11 (0.26%) Games
17 10 (0.24%) Military
17 10 (0.24%) French Language
18 8 (0.19%) German Language
18 8 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 976 (23.28%) Network Engineer
2 573 (13.67%) Analyst
3 557 (13.28%) Support Engineer
4 318 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 292 (6.96%) Support Analyst
6 282 (6.73%) Senior Network Engineer
7 258 (6.15%) Consultant
8 252 (6.01%) Technical Support
9 249 (5.94%) IT Support
10 247 (5.89%) 2nd Line Support
11 246 (5.87%) Administrator
12 211 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
13 177 (4.22%) Security Engineer
14 161 (3.84%) 3rd Line Support
14 161 (3.84%) Technical Engineer
15 148 (3.53%) Desktop Support
16 133 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
17 116 (2.77%) Service Analyst
18 115 (2.74%) Architect
19 113 (2.69%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (3.24%) Web Services
2 93 (2.22%) CSS
3 89 (2.12%) HTML
4 59 (1.41%) XML
5 56 (1.34%) .NET
6 42 (1.00%) LAMP
7 30 (0.72%) Ajax
8 28 (0.67%) SOAP
8 28 (0.67%) MAPI
9 25 (0.60%) COM
9 25 (0.60%) Software Packaging
9 25 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
10 23 (0.55%) JSON
11 19 (0.45%) XMPP
12 13 (0.31%) .NET Framework
12 13 (0.31%) REST
13 12 (0.29%) jQuery
13 12 (0.29%) WAP
14 10 (0.24%) Application Packaging
15 7 (0.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 313 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 269 (6.42%) Blackberry
3 168 (4.01%) Management Information System
4 145 (3.46%) Computer Science
5 144 (3.43%) Video Conferencing
6 112 (2.67%) Clustering
7 104 (2.48%) iPhone
8 93 (2.22%) Client/Server
9 75 (1.79%) Hedge funds
10 69 (1.65%) Replication
11 63 (1.50%) iPad
12 50 (1.19%) PKI
13 45 (1.07%) CMDB
14 39 (0.93%) Open Source
15 37 (0.88%) BYOD
16 31 (0.74%) Private Cloud
16 31 (0.74%) Statistics
16 31 (0.74%) PDA
17 30 (0.72%) CESG
18 27 (0.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2271 (54.16%) Windows
2 949 (22.63%) Linux
3 823 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 572 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 565 (13.47%) Windows 7
6 561 (13.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 391 (9.33%) Windows XP
8 376 (8.97%) Windows 8
9 283 (6.75%) UNIX
10 182 (4.34%) CentOS
11 138 (3.29%) Android
12 108 (2.58%) Apple iOS
13 106 (2.53%) Windows Vista
13 106 (2.53%) Mac OS X
13 106 (2.53%) Ubuntu
14 93 (2.22%) Solaris
15 88 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 77 (1.84%) Debian
17 40 (0.95%) Mac OS
18 25 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 832 (19.84%) ITIL
2 393 (9.37%) Load Balancing
3 307 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 288 (6.87%) Service Delivery
5 262 (6.25%) Network Design
6 257 (6.13%) Project Management
7 217 (5.18%) Service Management
8 200 (4.77%) Migration
9 194 (4.63%) Network Monitoring
10 158 (3.77%) Network Management
11 153 (3.65%) Change Management
12 148 (3.53%) Incident Management
13 146 (3.48%) Kalman Filter
14 140 (3.34%) Information Security
15 125 (2.98%) Capacity Planning
16 118 (2.81%) Time Management
17 117 (2.79%) Root Cause Analysis
18 112 (2.67%) Business Continuity
19 111 (2.65%) Mentoring
20 108 (2.58%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 540 (12.88%) SQL
2 197 (4.70%) PowerShell
3 187 (4.46%) Perl
4 173 (4.13%) Bash Shell
5 162 (3.86%) Python
6 125 (2.98%) Java
7 124 (2.96%) PHP
8 82 (1.96%) Ruby
9 81 (1.93%) JavaScript
10 70 (1.67%) C
11 68 (1.62%) Shell Script
12 38 (0.91%) VBScript
13 37 (0.88%) C#
14 33 (0.79%) C++
15 28 (0.67%) VB
16 13 (0.31%) Tcl
17 9 (0.21%) PHP5
18 8 (0.19%) AWK
19 6 (0.14%) sed
19 6 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1303 (31.08%) Cisco Certification
2 849 (20.25%) CCNP
3 739 (17.62%) CCNA
4 534 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 514 (12.26%) Degree
6 366 (8.73%) MCSE
7 212 (5.06%) MCP
8 195 (4.65%) CCIE
9 185 (4.41%) MCSA
10 149 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 142 (3.39%) Security Cleared
12 133 (3.17%) MCITP
13 107 (2.55%) CISSP
14 105 (2.50%) SC Cleared
15 103 (2.46%) JNCIA
16 95 (2.27%) MCTS
17 79 (1.88%) CCSA
18 68 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
19 63 (1.50%) CCDP
20 61 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 395 (9.42%) SLA
2 127 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 76 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 32 (0.76%) QA
5 26 (0.62%) COBIT
6 20 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.024%) HL7
9 1 (0.024%) FISMA
System Software
1 1393 (33.22%) Active Directory
2 987 (23.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 419 (9.99%) Hyper-V
4 274 (6.53%) XenApp
5 215 (5.13%) vSphere
6 119 (2.84%) Terminal Services
7 95 (2.27%) XenServer
8 94 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
9 71 (1.69%) Terminal Server
10 64 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 59 (1.41%) VMware ESX
12 56 (1.34%) XenDesktop
13 49 (1.17%) KVM
14 38 (0.91%) vCloud
15 37 (0.88%) Postfix
15 37 (0.88%) Samba
16 36 (0.86%) Xen
16 36 (0.86%) iptables
17 29 (0.69%) Firmware
18 28 (0.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 157 (3.74%) SCCM
2 149 (3.55%) Nagios
3 135 (3.22%) Backup Exec
4 92 (2.19%) Puppet
5 86 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 72 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 72 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
7 65 (1.55%) SCOM
8 57 (1.36%) WSUS
9 55 (1.31%) Cacti
10 53 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
11 51 (1.22%) CiscoWorks
12 48 (1.14%) Opsview
13 44 (1.05%) FortiGate
14 39 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
14 39 (0.93%) SELinux
15 37 (0.88%) Icinga
15 37 (0.88%) Cisco LMS
16 30 (0.72%) SCVMM
17 28 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2128 (50.75%) Cisco
2 1559 (37.18%) Microsoft
3 1319 (31.46%) VMware
4 760 (18.13%) Citrix
5 692 (16.50%) Juniper
6 535 (12.76%) CheckPoint
7 493 (11.76%) HP
8 358 (8.54%) F5
9 232 (5.53%) SolarWinds
10 219 (5.22%) Symantec
11 212 (5.06%) Red Hat
12 209 (4.98%) Apple
13 184 (4.39%) Avaya
14 135 (3.22%) Dell
15 132 (3.15%) Oracle
16 129 (3.08%) NetApp
17 109 (2.60%) SonicWALL
18 102 (2.43%) Riverbed
19 93 (2.22%) McAfee
20 84 (2.00%) Sophos
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Newton Blue
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension + benefits + 25 days hols
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days holidays, pension, training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
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Devon
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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