The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 169 150 176
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1928 1990 1834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.70% 1.89% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.89% 9.43% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1707 1603
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19504 21092 21005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.16% 20.04% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15493 17150 17660
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
VPN
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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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -27 787 £46,500 -7.00% 82
South East -5 465 £32,500 -18.75% 37
East of England +7 218 £37,500 - 14
Yorkshire -22 125 £35,000 +22.80% 8
North West +6 113 £35,000 +16.66% 6
South West -61 80 £39,500 +12.85% 5
West Midlands +4 74 £29,500 +3.50% 3
East Midlands -11 53 £40,000 +24.03% 5
Midlands -1 5 £57,500 +29.21%
North East -14 5 £25,750 -20.76% 1
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VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2176 (59.24%) Firewall
2 2151 (58.56%) Windows
3 1833 (49.90%) Cisco
4 1393 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 1390 (37.84%) Active Directory
6 1324 (36.05%) WAN
7 1278 (34.79%) LAN
8 1193 (32.48%) DNS
9 1133 (30.85%) TCP/IP
10 1087 (29.59%) VMware
11 1069 (29.10%) Cisco Certification
12 1031 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 985 (26.82%) MS Exchange
14 932 (25.37%) Linux
15 820 (22.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 771 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
17 759 (20.66%) DHCP
18 731 (19.90%) MS Excel
19 707 (19.25%) CCNA
20 676 (18.40%) MS Office
21 673 (18.32%) ITIL
22 668 (18.19%) Microsoft Certification
23 655 (17.83%) MPLS
24 651 (17.72%) Windows 7
25 642 (17.48%) SAN
26 626 (17.04%) CheckPoint
27 618 (16.83%) Citrix
28 607 (16.53%) CCNP
29 571 (15.55%) SQL Server
30 560 (15.25%) Wireless

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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
1 985 (26.82%) MS Exchange
2 453 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 329 (8.96%) IIS
4 308 (8.39%) SharePoint
5 305 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 260 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 194 (5.28%) Apache
8 179 (4.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 177 (4.82%) Lync
10 146 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
11 90 (2.45%) Tomcat
12 57 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
13 53 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
14 52 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
15 48 (1.31%) Confluence
16 35 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
17 33 (0.90%) IBM Notes
18 30 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
19 22 (0.60%) OpenStack
20 18 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 731 (19.90%) MS Excel
2 676 (18.40%) MS Office
3 69 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.41%) MS Project
6 5 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.054%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.027%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 26 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 24 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.22%) SAP R/3
3 8 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 8 (0.22%) 3000 Xtra
4 7 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.16%) assyst
5 6 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.14%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.11%) SunGard AvantGard
7 4 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.082%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.054%) SalesLogix
9 2 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.054%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.054%) Line 500
10 1 (0.027%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.027%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.027%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 119 (3.24%) SaaS
2 90 (2.45%) Office 365
3 60 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (1.25%) IaaS
5 44 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (0.79%) Joyent
8 15 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.33%) PaaS
10 8 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.19%) Google Apps
11 7 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.14%) MailChimp
13 4 (0.11%) Route 53
14 2 (0.054%) Google Compute Engine
14 2 (0.054%) Google App Engine
15 1 (0.027%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.027%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2176 (59.24%) Firewall
2 1324 (36.05%) WAN
3 1278 (34.79%) LAN
4 1193 (32.48%) DNS
5 1133 (30.85%) TCP/IP
6 759 (20.66%) DHCP
7 655 (17.83%) MPLS
8 642 (17.48%) SAN
9 560 (15.25%) Wireless
10 559 (15.22%) VoIP
11 545 (14.84%) SSL
12 503 (13.69%) Internet
12 503 (13.69%) Cisco ASA
13 502 (13.67%) IPsec
14 479 (13.04%) VLAN
15 465 (12.66%) Network Security
16 445 (12.12%) BGP
17 439 (11.95%) OSPF
18 224 (6.10%) Ethernet
19 205 (5.58%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 571 (15.55%) SQL Server
2 225 (6.13%) MySQL
3 152 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 102 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 43 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 39 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (0.68%) Relational Database
10 24 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 22 (0.60%) Redis
12 19 (0.52%) NoSQL
12 19 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
13 13 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (0.33%) Oracle Database
15 11 (0.30%) MongoDB
16 10 (0.27%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.19%) Cognos Impromptu
17 7 (0.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 62 (1.69%) JIRA
2 47 (1.28%) Subversion
3 40 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 21 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (0.46%) FishEye
6 12 (0.33%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.30%) TeamCity
8 9 (0.25%) Hudson
8 9 (0.25%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.16%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.11%) Maven
11 3 (0.082%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.082%) Ant
11 3 (0.082%) MSI
11 3 (0.082%) LabVIEW
11 3 (0.082%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.054%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.027%) CruiseControl
General
1 414 (11.27%) Finance
2 329 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 109 (2.97%) Banking
4 106 (2.89%) Law
5 93 (2.53%) Retail
6 82 (2.23%) Legal
7 78 (2.12%) Marketing
8 55 (1.50%) Financial Institution
9 54 (1.47%) Advertising
10 51 (1.39%) Back Office
11 46 (1.25%) Games
12 28 (0.76%) Manufacturing
13 26 (0.71%) Publishing
14 24 (0.65%) French Language
15 22 (0.60%) Spanish Language
16 20 (0.54%) German Language
16 20 (0.54%) Billing
17 12 (0.33%) Electronics
18 11 (0.30%) Dutch Language
18 11 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 638 (17.37%) Network Engineer
2 604 (16.44%) Analyst
3 493 (13.42%) Support Engineer
4 303 (8.25%) Support Analyst
5 289 (7.87%) Administrator
6 256 (6.97%) Consultant
7 232 (6.32%) Systems Engineer
8 226 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
9 206 (5.61%) Architect
10 201 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support
11 178 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 175 (4.76%) IT Support
13 168 (4.57%) Security Engineer
14 165 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
15 156 (4.25%) Network Support
16 146 (3.97%) Team Leader
17 143 (3.89%) Desktop Support
18 124 (3.38%) Network Analyst
19 120 (3.27%) Technical Support
20 110 (2.99%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (3.89%) .NET
2 106 (2.89%) XML
3 92 (2.50%) Web Services
4 82 (2.23%) HTML
4 82 (2.23%) CSS
5 51 (1.39%) COM
6 49 (1.33%) JSON
7 41 (1.12%) LAMP
8 31 (0.84%) Ajax
8 31 (0.84%) ASP.NET
9 22 (0.60%) SOAP
10 18 (0.49%) MSMQ
10 18 (0.49%) .NET Framework
10 18 (0.49%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (0.35%) jQuery
12 12 (0.33%) J2EE
13 7 (0.19%) Classic ASP
13 7 (0.19%) XMPP
14 6 (0.16%) Java EE
14 6 (0.16%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 366 (9.96%) Blackberry
2 192 (5.23%) Clustering
3 138 (3.76%) Replication
4 129 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 123 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 93 (2.53%) iPhone
7 77 (2.10%) iPad
8 66 (1.80%) Open Source
9 61 (1.66%) Fat Client
9 61 (1.66%) Thin Client
10 55 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
11 54 (1.47%) SecurID
12 46 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
13 45 (1.23%) Firmware
14 43 (1.17%) PKI
15 42 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
16 39 (1.06%) Client/Server
17 37 (1.01%) Hedge funds
18 34 (0.93%) Statistics
19 32 (0.87%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2151 (58.56%) Windows
2 1031 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 932 (25.37%) Linux
4 820 (22.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 651 (17.72%) Windows 7
6 446 (12.14%) Windows XP
7 366 (9.96%) UNIX
8 337 (9.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 227 (6.18%) Windows 8
10 135 (3.68%) Windows Vista
11 123 (3.35%) Android
12 113 (3.08%) Solaris
13 111 (3.02%) Ubuntu
14 101 (2.75%) CentOS
15 78 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 71 (1.93%) Mac OS
16 71 (1.93%) Mac OS X
17 68 (1.85%) Debian
18 55 (1.50%) Apple iOS
19 50 (1.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 673 (18.32%) ITIL
2 317 (8.63%) Load Balancing
3 218 (5.94%) Project Management
4 193 (5.25%) Service Management
4 193 (5.25%) Service Delivery
5 171 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 169 (4.60%) Network Design
7 162 (4.41%) Change Management
8 152 (4.14%) Migration
9 151 (4.11%) E-Commerce
10 139 (3.78%) Network Management
11 137 (3.73%) Information Security
12 117 (3.19%) Network Monitoring
13 115 (3.13%) Change Control
14 114 (3.10%) Configuration Management
15 101 (2.75%) Incident Management
16 98 (2.67%) Problem Management
17 89 (2.42%) Network Architecture
18 83 (2.26%) Time Management
19 79 (2.15%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 509 (13.86%) SQL
2 200 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 154 (4.19%) Java
4 138 (3.76%) Perl
5 116 (3.16%) Shell Script
6 100 (2.72%) Python
7 93 (2.53%) PHP
8 87 (2.37%) Bash Shell
9 84 (2.29%) JavaScript
10 71 (1.93%) C
11 51 (1.39%) T-SQL
12 48 (1.31%) C#
13 35 (0.95%) VB.NET
13 35 (0.95%) Ruby
14 32 (0.87%) C++
15 28 (0.76%) VBScript
15 28 (0.76%) VB
16 17 (0.46%) Clojure
17 15 (0.41%) Objective-C
17 15 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1069 (29.10%) Cisco Certification
2 707 (19.25%) CCNA
3 668 (18.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 607 (16.53%) CCNP
5 495 (13.48%) Degree
6 436 (11.87%) MCSE
7 263 (7.16%) MCP
8 227 (6.18%) MCITP
9 197 (5.36%) CCIE
10 180 (4.90%) MCSA
11 128 (3.48%) CCSP
12 127 (3.46%) MCTS
13 126 (3.43%) Security Cleared
14 124 (3.38%) CISSP
15 101 (2.75%) CCSA
16 86 (2.34%) CCSE
17 77 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 71 (1.93%) JNCIA
19 60 (1.63%) SC Cleared
20 55 (1.50%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 356 (9.69%) SLA
2 88 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 84 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (0.98%) QA
5 32 (0.87%) ISO 9001
6 27 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.19%) COBIT
8 5 (0.14%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.027%) COSO
9 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1390 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 771 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 356 (9.69%) Hyper-V
4 223 (6.07%) vSphere
5 206 (5.61%) XenApp
6 193 (5.25%) Terminal Services
7 172 (4.68%) VMware ESXi
8 113 (3.08%) VMware ESX
9 86 (2.34%) KVM
10 71 (1.93%) UAG
11 64 (1.74%) XenDesktop
12 55 (1.50%) XenServer
13 53 (1.44%) ISA Server
14 46 (1.25%) NFS
14 46 (1.25%) Terminal Server
15 42 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
16 33 (0.90%) Xen
16 33 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 24 (0.65%) MetaFrame
18 22 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 164 (4.47%) SCCM
2 163 (4.44%) Backup Exec
3 137 (3.73%) WSUS
4 132 (3.59%) Nagios
5 125 (3.40%) Puppet
6 91 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
7 88 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
8 62 (1.69%) SCOM
9 55 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
10 50 (1.36%) Cacti
11 49 (1.33%) CiscoWorks
12 40 (1.09%) NetBackup
13 36 (0.98%) Nessus
14 32 (0.87%) OpenView
15 26 (0.71%) MOM
16 23 (0.63%) FortiGate
17 22 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
17 22 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
18 20 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 17 (0.46%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 1833 (49.90%) Cisco
2 1393 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 1087 (29.59%) VMware
4 626 (17.04%) CheckPoint
5 618 (16.83%) Citrix
6 557 (15.16%) Juniper
7 404 (11.00%) HP
8 224 (6.10%) F5
9 214 (5.83%) Symantec
10 182 (4.96%) Oracle
11 170 (4.63%) Red Hat
12 157 (4.27%) McAfee
13 154 (4.19%) Blue Coat
14 140 (3.81%) Avaya
15 134 (3.65%) Dell
16 122 (3.32%) Apple
17 117 (3.19%) EMC
18 115 (3.13%) SolarWinds
19 110 (2.99%) NetApp
20 93 (2.53%) IBM
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