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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
UK / England
Rank 188 166 149
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1457 1875 2043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.85% 2.00% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.04% 11.91% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1594 1731
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
13194 15741 17902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.77% 16.83% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10828 13192 14613
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 January 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in England

VPN
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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -25 623 £50,000 +5.82% 66
South East +54 459 £42,500 -3.40% 46
East of England -30 99 £42,500 +21.42% 10
North West -49 84 £32,500 - 22
Yorkshire -26 68 £37,500 -11.76% 18
South West -27 64 £33,000 -4.34% 8
West Midlands -40 55 £47,500 +18.75% 8
East Midlands +5 20 £55,000 +66.66%
North East +7 6 £28,125 -33.82% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
VPN
UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 1811 (57.47%) Cisco
2 1803 (57.22%) Firewall
3 1454 (46.14%) Windows
4 1194 (37.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1088 (34.53%) WAN
6 1029 (32.66%) LAN
7 988 (31.36%) Active Directory
8 931 (29.55%) VMware
9 915 (29.04%) Microsoft
10 910 (28.88%) DNS
11 878 (27.86%) CCNP
12 779 (24.72%) TCP/IP
13 740 (23.48%) MPLS
13 740 (23.48%) Windows Server
14 709 (22.50%) ITIL
15 695 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
16 683 (21.68%) Linux
17 674 (21.39%) Wireless
18 630 (19.99%) Data Centre
19 621 (19.71%) CCNA
20 611 (19.39%) DHCP
21 609 (19.33%) Network Security
22 608 (19.30%) BGP
23 604 (19.17%) Cisco ASA
24 575 (18.25%) OSPF
25 551 (17.49%) VLAN
26 504 (15.99%) Juniper
27 499 (15.84%) CheckPoint
28 483 (15.33%) VoIP
29 458 (14.54%) MS Excel

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
1 449 (14.25%) MS Exchange
2 181 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 171 (5.43%) Skype for Business
4 153 (4.86%) IIS
5 143 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 125 (3.97%) SharePoint
7 113 (3.59%) Apache
8 89 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 42 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 42 (1.33%) Tomcat
10 37 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 24 (0.76%) IBM Notes
12 22 (0.70%) JBoss
12 22 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 18 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
14 17 (0.54%) OpenStack
15 14 (0.44%) nginx
16 12 (0.38%) Confluence
17 11 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
18 6 (0.19%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 458 (14.54%) MS Excel
2 441 (14.00%) MS Office
3 54 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 54 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.48%) MS Project
5 9 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.063%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.032%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.032%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.032%) SmartSuite
7 1 (0.032%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (0.70%) assyst
2 17 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.13%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.063%) Eikon
6 2 (0.063%) Summit
7 1 (0.032%) Bankmaster
7 1 (0.032%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.032%) Line 50
7 1 (0.032%) Magento
7 1 (0.032%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.032%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 309 (9.81%) Office 365
2 218 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 192 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
4 73 (2.32%) Mimecast
5 61 (1.94%) SaaS
6 54 (1.71%) IaaS
7 49 (1.56%) PaaS
8 47 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
9 27 (0.86%) G Suite
10 25 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 19 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (0.51%) Amazon S3
13 14 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (0.29%) iTunes
16 8 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (0.25%) Route 53
17 7 (0.22%) CloudFront
18 6 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
18 6 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1803 (57.22%) Firewall
2 1088 (34.53%) WAN
3 1029 (32.66%) LAN
4 910 (28.88%) DNS
5 779 (24.72%) TCP/IP
6 740 (23.48%) MPLS
7 674 (21.39%) Wireless
8 611 (19.39%) DHCP
9 609 (19.33%) Network Security
10 608 (19.30%) BGP
11 604 (19.17%) Cisco ASA
12 575 (18.25%) OSPF
13 551 (17.49%) VLAN
14 483 (15.33%) VoIP
15 364 (11.55%) IPsec
16 345 (10.95%) SSL
17 344 (10.92%) SAN
18 282 (8.95%) Cisco Nexus
19 246 (7.81%) Internet
20 225 (7.14%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (9.11%) SQL Server
2 98 (3.11%) MySQL
3 78 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 39 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (0.67%) Oracle Database
7 21 (0.67%) Relational Database
8 20 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (0.32%) Cognos Impromptu
11 8 (0.25%) Redis
11 8 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.16%) Informix
14 4 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.13%) FileMaker
14 4 (0.13%) GIS
14 4 (0.13%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (1.62%) Git (software)
2 20 (0.63%) Jenkins
3 19 (0.60%) JIRA
3 19 (0.60%) Subversion
4 15 (0.48%) Grunt
5 13 (0.41%) Jasmine
5 13 (0.41%) Karma Test Runner
5 13 (0.41%) webpack
6 11 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.19%) Android Studio
8 5 (0.16%) Trac
9 4 (0.13%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.13%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.095%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.063%) Buildbot
11 2 (0.063%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.063%) Maven
11 2 (0.063%) RSpec
11 2 (0.063%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.063%) Xdebug
General
1 439 (13.93%) Finance
2 388 (12.31%) Telecoms
3 123 (3.90%) Banking
3 123 (3.90%) Legal
4 100 (3.17%) Law
5 84 (2.67%) Marketing
6 77 (2.44%) Retail
7 37 (1.17%) Investment Banking
7 37 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 29 (0.92%) Back Office
9 27 (0.86%) Publishing
10 22 (0.70%) Games
11 21 (0.67%) Electronics
12 20 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.44%) Advertising
13 14 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.41%) Billing
15 11 (0.35%) Spanish Language
16 7 (0.22%) French Language
17 6 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 896 (28.44%) Network Engineer
2 441 (14.00%) Analyst
3 365 (11.58%) Support Engineer
4 273 (8.66%) Cisco Engineer
5 268 (8.51%) Security Engineer
6 239 (7.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 216 (6.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 193 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 184 (5.84%) Administrator
9 184 (5.84%) Network Security Engineer
10 177 (5.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 176 (5.59%) IT Support
12 160 (5.08%) Architect
13 149 (4.73%) Service Analyst
14 144 (4.57%) Service Desk Analyst
15 143 (4.54%) Network Support
16 137 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
17 132 (4.19%) Network Analyst
18 123 (3.90%) IT Engineer
19 113 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (2.92%) 802.1X
2 53 (1.68%) Web Services
3 33 (1.05%) HTML
4 29 (0.92%) CSS
5 20 (0.63%) LAMP
6 19 (0.60%) Middleware
7 18 (0.57%) jQuery
8 15 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
9 13 (0.41%) .NET
9 13 (0.41%) AngularJS
9 13 (0.41%) J2EE
9 13 (0.41%) React
9 13 (0.41%) XML
10 10 (0.32%) SAML
11 9 (0.29%) JSON
12 8 (0.25%) OAuth2
12 8 (0.25%) OpenID
13 7 (0.22%) iBATIS
13 7 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (0.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 630 (19.99%) Data Centre
2 213 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 116 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 116 (3.68%) Driving Licence
5 103 (3.27%) Video Conferencing
6 94 (2.98%) Clustering
7 87 (2.76%) Blackberry
8 86 (2.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 79 (2.51%) iPad
10 63 (2.00%) PKI
11 62 (1.97%) Replication
12 54 (1.71%) iPhone
13 43 (1.36%) Virtual Team
14 41 (1.30%) Public Cloud
15 40 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
16 38 (1.21%) BYOD
17 30 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
18 26 (0.83%) User Experience
19 25 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1454 (46.14%) Windows
2 740 (23.48%) Windows Server
3 683 (21.68%) Linux
4 450 (14.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 438 (13.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 434 (13.77%) Windows 7
7 212 (6.73%) Windows 10
8 188 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 181 (5.74%) Unix
10 170 (5.40%) Windows 8
11 137 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 92 (2.92%) CentOS
13 81 (2.57%) Mac OS X
13 81 (2.57%) Windows XP
14 73 (2.32%) Ubuntu
15 72 (2.28%) Android
16 52 (1.65%) Solaris
17 43 (1.36%) Debian
18 32 (1.02%) Apple iOS
19 25 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (22.50%) ITIL
2 262 (8.31%) Network Design
3 247 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 223 (7.08%) Service Management
5 205 (6.51%) Load Balancing
6 197 (6.25%) Network Management
7 196 (6.22%) Information Security
8 179 (5.68%) Project Management
9 173 (5.49%) Kalman Filter
10 166 (5.27%) High Availability
11 165 (5.24%) Presales
12 155 (4.92%) Change Management
13 149 (4.73%) Mentoring
13 149 (4.73%) Service Delivery
14 148 (4.70%) Problem Management
15 132 (4.19%) Business Continuity
16 125 (3.97%) Migration
17 122 (3.87%) Network Monitoring
18 119 (3.78%) Network Architecture
19 116 (3.68%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 290 (9.20%) SQL
2 166 (5.27%) PowerShell
3 121 (3.84%) Python
4 96 (3.05%) C
5 75 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 60 (1.90%) Ruby
7 58 (1.84%) Perl
8 46 (1.46%) JavaScript
9 45 (1.43%) Java
10 37 (1.17%) VB
11 36 (1.14%) Shell Script
12 32 (1.02%) PHP
13 30 (0.95%) VBScript
14 24 (0.76%) C++
15 13 (0.41%) Go
16 11 (0.35%) C#
17 9 (0.29%) Lisp
17 9 (0.29%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.13%) Objective-C
19 3 (0.095%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1194 (37.89%) Cisco Certification
2 878 (27.86%) CCNP
3 621 (19.71%) CCNA
4 403 (12.79%) Degree
5 343 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 240 (7.62%) MCSE
7 237 (7.52%) CCIE
8 128 (4.06%) MCSA
9 127 (4.03%) Security Cleared
10 111 (3.52%) MCP
11 89 (2.82%) CCDP
12 85 (2.70%) SC Cleared
13 84 (2.67%) MCITP
14 79 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 67 (2.13%) CISSP
16 66 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
17 62 (1.97%) CCSE
18 56 (1.78%) JNCIS
19 49 (1.56%) JNCIA
19 49 (1.56%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 344 (10.92%) SLA
2 99 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 92 (2.92%) PCI DSS
4 48 (1.52%) QA
5 12 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.35%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.32%) FISMA
7 10 (0.32%) JSP 440
8 7 (0.22%) PMBOK
9 6 (0.19%) COBIT
10 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.063%) GCP
11 2 (0.063%) HL7
12 1 (0.032%) DICOM
12 1 (0.032%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.032%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.032%) SDET
System Software
1 988 (31.36%) Active Directory
2 695 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 378 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 132 (4.19%) vSphere
5 77 (2.44%) Terminal Services
6 69 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
7 66 (2.09%) VMware ESX
7 66 (2.09%) XenApp
8 65 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
9 60 (1.90%) Firmware
10 41 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
11 38 (1.21%) vCloud
11 38 (1.21%) XenServer
12 33 (1.05%) XenDesktop
13 29 (0.92%) NFS
14 26 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 25 (0.79%) ProxySG
16 22 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
17 21 (0.67%) iptables
18 20 (0.63%) KVM
Systems Management
1 145 (4.60%) SCCM
2 98 (3.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 94 (2.98%) Nagios
4 86 (2.73%) Backup Exec
5 73 (2.32%) AirWatch
6 65 (2.06%) Puppet
7 62 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
8 61 (1.94%) SCOM
9 58 (1.84%) WSUS
10 52 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
10 52 (1.65%) FortiGate
11 46 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
12 39 (1.24%) Ansible
13 35 (1.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 31 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
15 18 (0.57%) HAProxy
16 17 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
16 17 (0.54%) Tivoli
17 15 (0.48%) Cacti
17 15 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 1811 (57.47%) Cisco
2 931 (29.55%) VMware
3 915 (29.04%) Microsoft
4 504 (15.99%) Juniper
5 499 (15.84%) CheckPoint
6 442 (14.03%) Citrix
7 374 (11.87%) HP
8 372 (11.81%) Palo Alto
9 302 (9.58%) F5
10 182 (5.78%) Avaya
11 135 (4.28%) Apple
12 127 (4.03%) SolarWinds
13 126 (4.00%) Fortinet
14 125 (3.97%) Dell
15 117 (3.71%) NetApp
15 117 (3.71%) Red Hat
16 116 (3.68%) Symantec
17 114 (3.62%) Veeam
18 107 (3.40%) Meraki
19 99 (3.14%) Riverbed
Liverpool, Merseyside
Acorn Insurance
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum Dependent on Experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £70,000 plus bonus and benefits.
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Middlesex
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 17,500-20,000+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Package of up to £55k plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Plan-net
Salary: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum + benefits+certified training
Posted: 3 days ago