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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 160 171 170
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2028 1869 1705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.96% 1.74% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.66% 9.59% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1747 1585 1468
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -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
17399 19498 17782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.83% 18.18% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14504 15531 14451
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +20 831 £45,000 - 68
South East +18 532 £45,000 +20.00% 35
Yorkshire +12 141 £38,000 -5.00% 20
North West +36 128 £35,000 +27.27% 15
East of England -22 118 £32,500 -18.75% 11
South West +17 115 £37,500 +47.05% 16
West Midlands -10 103 £40,000 +23.07% 11
East Midlands 0 59 £39,000 +21.87% 13
North East -3 3 £35,000 +115.38% 5
VPN
UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2257 (58.38%) Firewall
2 2033 (52.59%) Windows
3 2012 (52.04%) Cisco
4 1411 (36.50%) WAN
5 1404 (36.32%) LAN
6 1324 (34.25%) Microsoft
7 1316 (34.04%) DNS
8 1286 (33.26%) VMware
9 1261 (32.62%) Active Directory
10 1186 (30.68%) Cisco Certification
11 1157 (29.93%) TCP/IP
12 969 (25.06%) VMware Infrastructure
13 962 (24.88%) Linux
14 890 (23.02%) MS Exchange
15 830 (21.47%) Data Centre
16 794 (20.54%) MPLS
17 745 (19.27%) ITIL
18 727 (18.80%) DHCP
19 715 (18.49%) VoIP
19 715 (18.49%) CCNA
20 709 (18.34%) CCNP
21 700 (18.11%) BGP
22 681 (17.62%) MS Excel
23 669 (17.30%) Windows Server 2008
24 650 (16.81%) OSPF
25 638 (16.50%) Juniper
26 635 (16.43%) MS Office
27 633 (16.37%) Citrix
28 629 (16.27%) Cisco ASA
29 607 (15.70%) Wireless

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 890 (23.02%) MS Exchange
2 431 (11.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 223 (5.77%) IIS
4 204 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 196 (5.07%) Apache
6 186 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 179 (4.63%) SharePoint
8 165 (4.27%) Lync
9 127 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 98 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 91 (2.35%) nginx
12 83 (2.15%) Tomcat
13 47 (1.22%) IBM Notes
14 33 (0.85%) CMS
15 30 (0.78%) Confluence
16 27 (0.70%) Drupal
17 24 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
17 24 (0.62%) OpenStack
18 23 (0.59%) MediaWiki
19 22 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 681 (17.62%) MS Excel
2 635 (16.43%) MS Office
3 131 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.34%) MS Project
6 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.052%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.026%) InDesign
8 1 (0.026%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.026%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.078%) MFGPRO
6 3 (0.078%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.052%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.052%) Line 50
7 2 (0.052%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.026%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.026%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 240 (6.21%) Office 365
2 200 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 98 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 73 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 65 (1.68%) IaaS
6 60 (1.55%) SaaS
7 35 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
8 34 (0.88%) PaaS
9 27 (0.70%) Route 53
10 24 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
11 18 (0.47%) Google Apps
12 16 (0.41%) Amazon S3
12 16 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.18%) Mimecast
16 6 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (0.16%) SoftLayer
17 5 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
17 5 (0.13%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 2257 (58.38%) Firewall
2 1411 (36.50%) WAN
3 1404 (36.32%) LAN
4 1316 (34.04%) DNS
5 1157 (29.93%) TCP/IP
6 794 (20.54%) MPLS
7 727 (18.80%) DHCP
8 715 (18.49%) VoIP
9 700 (18.11%) BGP
10 650 (16.81%) OSPF
11 629 (16.27%) Cisco ASA
12 607 (15.70%) Wireless
13 605 (15.65%) VLAN
14 604 (15.62%) IPsec
15 558 (14.43%) SAN
16 526 (13.61%) SSL
17 519 (13.42%) Network Security
18 389 (10.06%) Internet
19 348 (9.00%) EIGRP
20 325 (8.41%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 280 (7.24%) MySQL
3 118 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 87 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 58 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 57 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
7 42 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 31 (0.80%) MongoDB
9 24 (0.62%) NoSQL
10 18 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
12 15 (0.39%) MariaDB
12 15 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (0.34%) DB2
14 12 (0.31%) Redis
14 12 (0.31%) Riak
15 9 (0.23%) MS Access
16 8 (0.21%) Big Data
16 8 (0.21%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.18%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 77 (1.99%) Git (software)
2 62 (1.60%) Jenkins
3 57 (1.47%) Subversion
4 50 (1.29%) JIRA
5 34 (0.88%) Hudson
6 25 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 14 (0.36%) Selenium
8 12 (0.31%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.23%) Metasploit
10 8 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.18%) Maven
12 5 (0.13%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.10%) Juju
14 3 (0.078%) Fiddler
14 3 (0.078%) NUnit
15 2 (0.052%) AnthillPro
15 2 (0.052%) MSI
15 2 (0.052%) LabVIEW
15 2 (0.052%) WebLOAD
15 2 (0.052%) Firebug
General
1 599 (15.49%) Finance
2 519 (13.42%) Telecoms
3 113 (2.92%) Banking
4 107 (2.77%) Marketing
5 96 (2.48%) Retail
6 58 (1.50%) Legal
7 55 (1.42%) Advertising
8 50 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 49 (1.27%) Law
10 43 (1.11%) Financial Institution
11 34 (0.88%) Back Office
12 31 (0.80%) Multimedia
13 30 (0.78%) Electronics
14 25 (0.65%) Games
15 18 (0.47%) French Language
16 17 (0.44%) Investment Banking
17 15 (0.39%) Japanese Language
18 12 (0.31%) Publishing
19 11 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
20 7 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 897 (23.20%) Network Engineer
2 504 (13.04%) Analyst
3 495 (12.80%) Support Engineer
4 313 (8.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 294 (7.60%) Administrator
6 267 (6.91%) Senior Network Engineer
7 237 (6.13%) Support Analyst
7 237 (6.13%) Systems Administrator
8 225 (5.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 197 (5.10%) IT Support
10 177 (4.58%) Architect
11 157 (4.06%) Technical Support
12 153 (3.96%) Security Engineer
13 139 (3.60%) Consultant
14 136 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
15 135 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
16 121 (3.13%) Network Analyst
17 108 (2.79%) Desktop Support
18 102 (2.64%) Technical Engineer
19 94 (2.43%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (3.44%) Web Services
2 128 (3.31%) 802.1X
3 72 (1.86%) LAMP
4 71 (1.84%) CSS
5 47 (1.22%) HTML
6 44 (1.14%) .NET
7 37 (0.96%) XML
8 27 (0.70%) REST
9 26 (0.67%) Ajax
10 21 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (0.47%) TAPI
11 18 (0.47%) JTAPI
12 17 (0.44%) XMPP
12 17 (0.44%) COM
13 13 (0.34%) CCXML
13 13 (0.34%) VXML
14 11 (0.28%) Software Packaging
14 11 (0.28%) ActiveMQ
15 10 (0.26%) MAPI
15 10 (0.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 830 (21.47%) Data Centre
2 292 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 257 (6.65%) Blackberry
4 135 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 127 (3.29%) Video Conferencing
6 102 (2.64%) Computer Science
7 98 (2.53%) Replication
8 92 (2.38%) Clustering
9 90 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 81 (2.10%) PKI
11 69 (1.78%) iPhone
12 59 (1.53%) iPad
13 48 (1.24%) Client/Server
14 47 (1.22%) EqualLogic
15 39 (1.01%) IVR
16 38 (0.98%) Mathematics
17 37 (0.96%) BYOD
18 35 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
19 33 (0.85%) Fat Client
19 33 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2033 (52.59%) Windows
2 962 (24.88%) Linux
3 669 (17.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 573 (14.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 494 (12.78%) Windows 7
6 470 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 292 (7.55%) Windows 8
8 262 (6.78%) Windows XP
9 197 (5.10%) UNIX
10 172 (4.45%) CentOS
11 141 (3.65%) Android
12 132 (3.41%) Mac OS X
13 109 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 102 (2.64%) Apple iOS
15 101 (2.61%) Ubuntu
16 90 (2.33%) Debian
17 70 (1.81%) Solaris
18 43 (1.11%) Mac OS
19 41 (1.06%) Windows Vista
20 34 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (19.27%) ITIL
2 411 (10.63%) Load Balancing
3 251 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 242 (6.26%) Network Design
5 237 (6.13%) Project Management
6 222 (5.74%) Information Security
7 205 (5.30%) Service Delivery
8 200 (5.17%) Change Management
9 199 (5.15%) Migration
10 189 (4.89%) Incident Management
11 175 (4.53%) Mentoring
12 164 (4.24%) Network Monitoring
13 149 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
13 149 (3.85%) Service Management
14 148 (3.83%) Network Management
15 141 (3.65%) Configuration Management
16 124 (3.21%) DevOps
17 123 (3.18%) Kalman Filter
17 123 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
18 112 (2.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 381 (9.86%) SQL
2 230 (5.95%) Perl
3 215 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 209 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 197 (5.10%) Python
6 148 (3.83%) PHP
7 127 (3.29%) Java
8 97 (2.51%) Ruby
9 89 (2.30%) C
10 63 (1.63%) Shell Script
11 60 (1.55%) JavaScript
12 45 (1.16%) C++
13 29 (0.75%) VB
14 28 (0.72%) VBScript
15 17 (0.44%) Tcl
16 14 (0.36%) VBA
17 10 (0.26%) C#
18 6 (0.16%) AWK
19 5 (0.13%) R
20 4 (0.10%) sed
Qualifications
1 1186 (30.68%) Cisco Certification
2 715 (18.49%) CCNA
3 709 (18.34%) CCNP
4 415 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 370 (9.57%) Degree
6 274 (7.09%) MCSE
7 181 (4.68%) CCIE
8 154 (3.98%) MCP
9 146 (3.78%) MCSA
10 132 (3.41%) MCITP
11 112 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 99 (2.56%) Security Cleared
13 87 (2.25%) MCTS
14 71 (1.84%) CCSA
15 64 (1.66%) CISSP
16 56 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
17 55 (1.42%) CCDP
18 50 (1.29%) JNCIA
19 46 (1.19%) CCIP
20 40 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 358 (9.26%) SLA
2 115 (2.97%) PCI DSS
3 98 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 53 (1.37%) QA
5 14 (0.36%) FISMA
6 10 (0.26%) COBIT
6 10 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.18%) PMBOK
8 7 (0.18%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.026%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1261 (32.62%) Active Directory
2 969 (25.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 356 (9.21%) Hyper-V
4 241 (6.23%) vSphere
5 215 (5.56%) XenApp
6 124 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
7 119 (3.08%) VMware ESX
8 110 (2.85%) Terminal Services
9 82 (2.12%) XenServer
10 55 (1.42%) Terminal Server
11 52 (1.35%) XenDesktop
11 52 (1.35%) KVM
12 51 (1.32%) vCloud
13 48 (1.24%) Postfix
14 47 (1.22%) Xen
15 43 (1.11%) NFS
16 40 (1.03%) iptables
17 39 (1.01%) Firmware
18 38 (0.98%) Docker
19 36 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 151 (3.91%) SCCM
2 148 (3.83%) Backup Exec
3 146 (3.78%) Puppet
4 124 (3.21%) Nagios
5 102 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
6 88 (2.28%) FortiGate
7 74 (1.91%) Cisco UCCX
7 74 (1.91%) WSUS
8 70 (1.81%) Cisco CUCM
9 58 (1.50%) ZABBIX
10 45 (1.16%) SCOM
11 43 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
12 35 (0.91%) Cacti
12 35 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
12 35 (0.91%) Salt
13 33 (0.85%) Vagrant
14 30 (0.78%) SELinux
15 28 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
15 28 (0.72%) Ansible
16 26 (0.67%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2012 (52.04%) Cisco
2 1324 (34.25%) Microsoft
3 1286 (33.26%) VMware
4 638 (16.50%) Juniper
5 633 (16.37%) Citrix
6 569 (14.72%) CheckPoint
7 373 (9.65%) HP
8 368 (9.52%) F5
9 197 (5.10%) Avaya
10 190 (4.91%) Red Hat
11 169 (4.37%) Dell
12 167 (4.32%) Apple
13 147 (3.80%) Symantec
14 146 (3.78%) SolarWinds
15 115 (2.97%) Fortinet
15 115 (2.97%) NetApp
16 104 (2.69%) SonicWALL
17 90 (2.33%) Oracle
18 85 (2.20%) Blue Coat
19 78 (2.02%) EMC
City, London
Eligo
Salary: £23000 - £23500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Eligo
Salary: £20000 - £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £23500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago