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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 171 168 158
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1761 2000 2042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.97% 1.96% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.57% 11.72% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1452 1700 1726
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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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
15226 17070 19702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.99% 16.75% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12570 14266 15625
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in England

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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 30 September 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 -2 717 £47,500 +5.55% 72
South East -18 384 £43,500 +2.35% 57
East of England +63 156 £45,000 +20.00% 8
West Midlands +36 147 £40,000 -5.88% 18
South West +23 141 £33,000 -12.00% 15
North West +10 118 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Yorkshire -20 83 £35,000 -9.09% 13
East Midlands -15 31 £37,500 +8.69% 8
North East +2 4 £31,000 +1.63% 4
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VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 2084 (55.15%) Cisco
2 2081 (55.07%) Firewall
3 1768 (46.78%) Windows
4 1329 (35.17%) WAN
5 1288 (34.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1280 (33.87%) LAN
7 1241 (32.84%) Active Directory
8 1204 (31.86%) Microsoft
9 1051 (27.81%) VMware
10 1035 (27.39%) DNS
11 948 (25.09%) ITIL
12 914 (24.19%) CCNP
13 908 (24.03%) Windows Server
14 881 (23.31%) TCP/IP
15 855 (22.63%) MPLS
16 835 (22.10%) Linux
17 800 (21.17%) VMware Infrastructure
18 714 (18.89%) CCNA
19 711 (18.81%) DHCP
20 703 (18.60%) Data Centre
21 694 (18.36%) Wireless
22 686 (18.15%) Network Security
23 669 (17.70%) Cisco ASA
24 624 (16.51%) BGP
25 621 (16.43%) CheckPoint
26 606 (16.04%) MS Exchange
27 584 (15.45%) VoIP
28 582 (15.40%) MS Excel
29 577 (15.27%) OSPF
30 570 (15.08%) Juniper

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
1 606 (16.04%) MS Exchange
2 248 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 205 (5.42%) IIS
4 176 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 144 (3.81%) Apache
6 142 (3.76%) Skype for Business
7 126 (3.33%) SharePoint
8 99 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 90 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 77 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
11 73 (1.93%) Tomcat
12 40 (1.06%) JBoss
13 39 (1.03%) nginx
14 32 (0.85%) IBM Notes
15 26 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
16 18 (0.48%) IBM Domino
17 15 (0.40%) Confluence
18 14 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
19 13 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
19 13 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 582 (15.40%) MS Excel
2 497 (13.15%) MS Office
3 98 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 38 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 13 (0.34%) MS Project
6 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.053%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.026%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (0.77%) assyst
2 16 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.13%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.11%) Infor M3
5 4 (0.11%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.053%) Line 500
6 2 (0.053%) Magento
6 2 (0.053%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.026%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.026%) Eikon
7 1 (0.026%) Line 50
7 1 (0.026%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.026%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.026%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 329 (8.71%) Office 365
2 242 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
3 235 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 87 (2.30%) Mimecast
5 83 (2.20%) IaaS
6 82 (2.17%) SaaS
7 63 (1.67%) PaaS
8 42 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (0.58%) Google Apps
9 22 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 18 (0.48%) iTunes
11 17 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.37%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
12 14 (0.37%) SoftLayer
12 14 (0.37%) Sumo Logic
13 11 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.26%) Route 53
15 8 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2081 (55.07%) Firewall
2 1329 (35.17%) WAN
3 1280 (33.87%) LAN
4 1035 (27.39%) DNS
5 881 (23.31%) TCP/IP
6 855 (22.63%) MPLS
7 711 (18.81%) DHCP
8 694 (18.36%) Wireless
9 686 (18.15%) Network Security
10 669 (17.70%) Cisco ASA
11 624 (16.51%) BGP
12 584 (15.45%) VoIP
13 577 (15.27%) OSPF
14 526 (13.92%) VLAN
15 467 (12.36%) SAN
16 408 (10.80%) SSL
17 405 (10.72%) IPsec
18 325 (8.60%) EIGRP
19 305 (8.07%) Cisco Nexus
20 267 (7.07%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 118 (3.12%) MySQL
3 63 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 40 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (0.77%) Oracle Database
7 25 (0.66%) Relational Database
8 23 (0.61%) Cognos Impromptu
9 20 (0.53%) NoSQL
10 19 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
11 17 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (0.40%) Redis
13 14 (0.37%) MongoDB
14 13 (0.34%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.29%) Big Data
16 9 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (0.21%) HBase
17 8 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 85 (2.25%) Git (software)
2 55 (1.46%) Jenkins
3 35 (0.93%) JIRA
4 26 (0.69%) Vagrant
5 19 (0.50%) Grunt
5 19 (0.50%) Subversion
5 19 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 17 (0.45%) Jasmine
6 17 (0.45%) Karma Test Runner
6 17 (0.45%) webpack
7 8 (0.21%) RSpec
7 8 (0.21%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.19%) Android Studio
8 7 (0.19%) NUnit
9 6 (0.16%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.16%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.079%) Ant
11 3 (0.079%) Toad
General
1 529 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 518 (13.71%) Finance
3 166 (4.39%) Legal
4 153 (4.05%) Law
5 143 (3.78%) Banking
6 120 (3.18%) Retail
7 75 (1.98%) Marketing
8 54 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 40 (1.06%) Back Office
10 39 (1.03%) Publishing
11 33 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 32 (0.85%) Investment Banking
13 26 (0.69%) Advertising
14 25 (0.66%) Electronics
15 24 (0.64%) Games
16 12 (0.32%) Front Office
17 11 (0.29%) Billing
17 11 (0.29%) Spanish Language
18 10 (0.26%) Automotive
18 10 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1089 (28.82%) Network Engineer
2 549 (14.53%) Analyst
3 516 (13.65%) Support Engineer
4 330 (8.73%) Cisco Engineer
5 306 (8.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 291 (7.70%) Security Engineer
7 250 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 247 (6.54%) Senior Network Engineer
9 223 (5.90%) Network Security Engineer
10 212 (5.61%) IT Support
11 210 (5.56%) Network Support
12 198 (5.24%) IT Engineer
13 187 (4.95%) Architect
14 186 (4.92%) Support Analyst
15 180 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 171 (4.53%) Administrator
17 158 (4.18%) Service Analyst
18 156 (4.13%) 2nd Line Support
19 149 (3.94%) Network Analyst
20 147 (3.89%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (3.36%) 802.1X
2 84 (2.22%) Web Services
3 55 (1.46%) CSS
3 55 (1.46%) HTML
4 43 (1.14%) LAMP
5 36 (0.95%) jQuery
6 34 (0.90%) Middleware
7 29 (0.77%) XML
8 27 (0.71%) AngularJS
9 23 (0.61%) Ruby on Rails
10 22 (0.58%) .NET
10 22 (0.58%) Spring
11 21 (0.56%) JSON
12 19 (0.50%) React
13 16 (0.42%) LEMP Stack
14 15 (0.40%) Ajax
14 15 (0.40%) REST
14 15 (0.40%) WAP
15 14 (0.37%) Grails
16 12 (0.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 703 (18.60%) Data Centre
2 223 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 152 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 150 (3.97%) Blackberry
5 128 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 114 (3.02%) Driving Licence
7 111 (2.94%) Clustering
8 105 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
9 102 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 96 (2.54%) Replication
11 85 (2.25%) PKI
12 81 (2.14%) RSA SecurID
13 74 (1.96%) iPhone
14 67 (1.77%) iPad
15 65 (1.72%) Smartphone
16 55 (1.46%) Public Cloud
16 55 (1.46%) Virtual Team
17 51 (1.35%) Statistics
18 32 (0.85%) e-Health
18 32 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1768 (46.78%) Windows
2 908 (24.03%) Windows Server
3 835 (22.10%) Linux
4 478 (12.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 470 (12.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 441 (11.67%) Windows 7
7 248 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 214 (5.66%) Unix
9 209 (5.53%) Windows 8
10 193 (5.11%) Windows 10
11 142 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 133 (3.52%) Windows XP
13 94 (2.49%) Mac OS X
14 93 (2.46%) Android
15 83 (2.20%) CentOS
16 74 (1.96%) Ubuntu
17 55 (1.46%) Solaris
18 45 (1.19%) Apple iOS
18 45 (1.19%) Debian
19 35 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 948 (25.09%) ITIL
2 298 (7.89%) Load Balancing
3 248 (6.56%) Service Delivery
4 247 (6.54%) Change Management
5 243 (6.43%) Network Design
6 239 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 229 (6.06%) Service Management
8 196 (5.19%) Network Management
9 195 (5.16%) Information Security
10 189 (5.00%) Project Management
11 187 (4.95%) Kalman Filter
12 181 (4.79%) High Availability
13 179 (4.74%) Network Monitoring
14 172 (4.55%) Problem Management
15 167 (4.42%) Mentoring
16 159 (4.21%) Presales
17 127 (3.36%) Change Control
18 126 (3.33%) Configuration Management
19 120 (3.18%) Migration
20 119 (3.15%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 346 (9.16%) SQL
2 187 (4.95%) PowerShell
3 165 (4.37%) Python
4 122 (3.23%) Perl
5 111 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 101 (2.67%) C
7 85 (2.25%) Java
8 74 (1.96%) Ruby
8 74 (1.96%) Shell Script
9 69 (1.83%) JavaScript
10 60 (1.59%) PHP
11 37 (0.98%) VBScript
12 28 (0.74%) C++
12 28 (0.74%) VB
13 19 (0.50%) C#
14 9 (0.24%) Lisp
15 8 (0.21%) VBA
16 5 (0.13%) Go
17 3 (0.079%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.079%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1288 (34.08%) Cisco Certification
2 914 (24.19%) CCNP
3 714 (18.89%) CCNA
4 435 (11.51%) Degree
5 374 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 249 (6.59%) MCSE
6 249 (6.59%) Security Cleared
7 200 (5.29%) CCIE
8 190 (5.03%) SC Cleared
9 165 (4.37%) MCSA
10 114 (3.02%) MCITP
11 110 (2.91%) CISSP
12 105 (2.78%) CCSE
13 102 (2.70%) CCSP
14 100 (2.65%) MCP
15 99 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 93 (2.46%) CCSA
17 81 (2.14%) CCDP
18 78 (2.06%) DV Cleared
19 70 (1.85%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 384 (10.16%) SLA
2 173 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 125 (3.31%) PCI DSS
4 52 (1.38%) QA
5 21 (0.56%) COBIT
6 19 (0.50%) FISMA
7 10 (0.26%) SAS 70
8 7 (0.19%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.19%) ISAE 3402
8 7 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.19%) JSP 440
8 7 (0.19%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.079%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.053%) HL7
11 1 (0.026%) DICOM
11 1 (0.026%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.026%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.026%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.026%) RMADS
11 1 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1241 (32.84%) Active Directory
2 800 (21.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 400 (10.58%) Hyper-V
4 191 (5.05%) vSphere
5 94 (2.49%) XenApp
6 93 (2.46%) Terminal Services
7 91 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
8 67 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
9 64 (1.69%) Firmware
10 58 (1.53%) VMware ESX
11 51 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
12 49 (1.30%) XenDesktop
13 46 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 46 (1.22%) NFS
14 45 (1.19%) vCloud
15 21 (0.56%) Docker
15 21 (0.56%) XenServer
16 20 (0.53%) KVM
16 20 (0.53%) Xen
17 17 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 153 (4.05%) SCCM
2 103 (2.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 102 (2.70%) Nagios
4 90 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 90 (2.38%) Puppet
5 86 (2.28%) WSUS
6 79 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
7 72 (1.91%) SCOM
8 68 (1.80%) AirWatch
8 68 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
9 55 (1.46%) FortiGate
10 51 (1.35%) Ansible
10 51 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
11 50 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
12 46 (1.22%) Cacti
13 26 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
14 21 (0.56%) Tivoli
15 19 (0.50%) NetBackup
16 18 (0.48%) DameWare
17 17 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2084 (55.15%) Cisco
2 1204 (31.86%) Microsoft
3 1051 (27.81%) VMware
4 621 (16.43%) CheckPoint
5 570 (15.08%) Juniper
6 486 (12.86%) Citrix
7 363 (9.61%) F5
8 323 (8.55%) HP
9 287 (7.59%) Palo Alto
10 177 (4.68%) Avaya
11 173 (4.58%) Apple
12 159 (4.21%) Symantec
13 144 (3.81%) Veeam
14 141 (3.73%) Dell
15 135 (3.57%) EMC
16 122 (3.23%) SolarWinds
17 106 (2.80%) Oracle
17 106 (2.80%) Red Hat
18 105 (2.78%) NetApp
19 103 (2.73%) Meraki
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £26000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Etech Partners
Salary: To £55K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
PDP London
Posted: 11 hours ago
Tyneside
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Shepperton, Middlesex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training, certifications
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum + benefits+certified training
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS, PENSION, HEALTH
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Elland, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £26k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: Yesterday