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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 162 157 149
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1881 1759 2078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.72% 1.73% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.61% 9.70% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1589 1522 1791
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
19575 18136 20292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.89% 17.83% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15648 14758 16868
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 +5 780 £45,000 +5.88% 77
South East -14 477 £37,500 - 40
East of England +54 152 £40,000 +6.66% 18
Yorkshire -11 122 £40,000 +6.66% 16
North West -16 97 £27,500 -19.11% 10
West Midlands -1 95 £32,250 -17.30% 11
South West -35 83 £25,500 -20.31% 16
East Midlands -6 56 £32,000 -24.70% 4
Midlands +18 1 £55,500 +30.58%
North East -28 1 £16,250 -60.36%
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VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2188 (59.41%) Windows
2 2090 (56.75%) Firewall
3 1763 (47.87%) Cisco
4 1345 (36.52%) Active Directory
5 1344 (36.49%) Microsoft
6 1338 (36.33%) DNS
7 1278 (34.70%) WAN
8 1263 (34.29%) TCP/IP
9 1206 (32.75%) LAN
10 1116 (30.30%) VMware
11 973 (26.42%) MS Exchange
12 972 (26.39%) Cisco Certification
13 949 (25.77%) Linux
14 942 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
15 891 (24.19%) DHCP
16 797 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 726 (19.71%) MS Excel
18 696 (18.90%) Windows Server 2003
19 669 (18.16%) ITIL
20 667 (18.11%) MPLS
20 667 (18.11%) Windows 7
21 661 (17.95%) CCNP
22 649 (17.62%) SAN
23 627 (17.02%) Juniper
24 619 (16.81%) MS Office
25 608 (16.51%) Microsoft Certification
26 582 (15.80%) Citrix
27 563 (15.29%) SSL
28 541 (14.69%) CheckPoint
28 541 (14.69%) Network Security

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 973 (26.42%) MS Exchange
2 501 (13.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 285 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 245 (6.65%) IIS
5 236 (6.41%) SharePoint
6 224 (6.08%) Lync
7 181 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 172 (4.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 170 (4.62%) Apache
10 162 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 81 (2.20%) Tomcat
12 56 (1.52%) Lotus Domino
13 50 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
14 30 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
14 30 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
15 24 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
15 24 (0.65%) nginx
15 24 (0.65%) WebLogic
16 22 (0.60%) IBM Notes
17 18 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 726 (19.71%) MS Excel
2 619 (16.81%) MS Office
3 62 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 42 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.35%) MS Project
6 2 (0.054%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.054%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 16 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.14%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.11%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.081%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.081%) Line 500
6 3 (0.081%) SunGard AvantGard
6 3 (0.081%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.081%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.054%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.027%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 151 (4.10%) Office 365
2 81 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (1.66%) SaaS
4 47 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (1.28%) IaaS
5 42 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 33 (0.90%) PaaS
7 24 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (0.46%) Joyent
9 14 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (0.33%) Google Apps
11 9 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.16%) Route 53
13 4 (0.11%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.081%) Google Compute Engine
15 1 (0.027%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.027%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2090 (56.75%) Firewall
2 1338 (36.33%) DNS
3 1278 (34.70%) WAN
4 1263 (34.29%) TCP/IP
5 1206 (32.75%) LAN
6 891 (24.19%) DHCP
7 667 (18.11%) MPLS
8 649 (17.62%) SAN
9 563 (15.29%) SSL
10 541 (14.69%) Network Security
11 510 (13.85%) VoIP
12 478 (12.98%) Cisco ASA
13 469 (12.73%) Wireless
14 468 (12.71%) IPsec
15 463 (12.57%) Internet
16 445 (12.08%) BGP
17 441 (11.97%) VLAN
18 423 (11.49%) OSPF
19 224 (6.08%) Wi-Fi
20 202 (5.48%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 510 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 236 (6.41%) MySQL
3 126 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 78 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 46 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 42 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (0.95%) NoSQL
8 34 (0.92%) Relational Database
9 27 (0.73%) MongoDB
10 22 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
11 16 (0.43%) Big Data
11 16 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (0.38%) Redis
12 14 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (0.33%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.19%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 33 (0.90%) JIRA
3 31 (0.84%) Subversion
4 17 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (0.43%) TeamCity
6 13 (0.35%) Hudson
6 13 (0.35%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (0.24%) Maven
7 9 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.14%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.11%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.11%) WebLOAD
10 3 (0.081%) Ant
10 3 (0.081%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.054%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.054%) LabVIEW
11 2 (0.054%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.054%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.027%) ProC
General
1 498 (13.52%) Finance
2 328 (8.91%) Telecoms
3 108 (2.93%) Banking
4 104 (2.82%) Law
5 97 (2.63%) Retail
6 73 (1.98%) Marketing
7 54 (1.47%) Advertising
8 48 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 41 (1.11%) Legal
9 41 (1.11%) Back Office
10 33 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 22 (0.60%) Games
11 22 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.57%) French Language
13 19 (0.52%) Publishing
13 19 (0.52%) German Language
14 17 (0.46%) Billing
15 16 (0.43%) Spanish Language
16 14 (0.38%) Italian Language
17 9 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 725 (19.69%) Network Engineer
2 610 (16.56%) Analyst
3 477 (12.95%) Support Engineer
4 300 (8.15%) Support Analyst
5 269 (7.30%) Administrator
6 234 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 227 (6.16%) IT Support
8 222 (6.03%) Security Engineer
9 215 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
10 209 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support
11 195 (5.29%) Senior Network Engineer
12 188 (5.10%) Consultant
13 175 (4.75%) Systems Engineer
14 167 (4.53%) Architect
15 156 (4.24%) 2nd Line Support
16 147 (3.99%) Network Security Engineer
17 144 (3.91%) Network Support
18 141 (3.83%) Network Analyst
18 141 (3.83%) Technical Support
19 123 (3.34%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (3.72%) Web Services
2 118 (3.20%) XML
3 90 (2.44%) .NET
4 80 (2.17%) LAMP
5 76 (2.06%) HTML
6 75 (2.04%) CSS
7 65 (1.76%) JSON
8 32 (0.87%) Ajax
9 31 (0.84%) jQuery
10 27 (0.73%) COM
11 16 (0.43%) SOAP
11 16 (0.43%) Middleware
11 16 (0.43%) SAML
12 15 (0.41%) REST
13 13 (0.35%) J2EE
14 12 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
15 11 (0.30%) ASP.NET
15 11 (0.30%) YAML
16 10 (0.27%) OAuth
17 9 (0.24%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 372 (10.10%) Blackberry
2 137 (3.72%) Computer Science
3 136 (3.69%) Replication
4 130 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 95 (2.58%) Clustering
6 92 (2.50%) SecurID
7 91 (2.47%) iPhone
8 82 (2.23%) PKI
9 65 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
10 63 (1.71%) Open Source
11 51 (1.38%) Hedge funds
12 50 (1.36%) iPad
13 46 (1.25%) Fat Client
13 46 (1.25%) Thin Client
14 42 (1.14%) Client/Server
15 38 (1.03%) Statistics
15 38 (1.03%) Firmware
16 34 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
17 29 (0.79%) CMDB
18 26 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2188 (59.41%) Windows
2 949 (25.77%) Linux
3 942 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 696 (18.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 667 (18.11%) Windows 7
6 430 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 399 (10.83%) Windows XP
8 358 (9.72%) UNIX
9 257 (6.98%) Windows 8
10 153 (4.15%) Android
11 121 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 117 (3.18%) CentOS
13 103 (2.80%) Ubuntu
14 94 (2.55%) Solaris
14 94 (2.55%) Windows Vista
15 76 (2.06%) Mac OS X
16 71 (1.93%) Apple iOS
17 61 (1.66%) Windows Phone
18 58 (1.57%) Debian
19 55 (1.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 669 (18.16%) ITIL
2 370 (10.05%) Load Balancing
3 210 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 193 (5.24%) Network Design
5 187 (5.08%) Project Management
6 173 (4.70%) Change Management
7 170 (4.62%) Network Management
8 168 (4.56%) Service Management
9 167 (4.53%) Service Delivery
10 162 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
11 136 (3.69%) Information Security
12 133 (3.61%) Migration
13 131 (3.56%) E-Commerce
14 125 (3.39%) Network Monitoring
15 113 (3.07%) Configuration Management
16 103 (2.80%) Incident Management
17 82 (2.23%) Time Management
18 76 (2.06%) Change Control
19 75 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
20 74 (2.01%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 451 (12.25%) SQL
2 170 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 144 (3.91%) Java
4 139 (3.77%) PHP
5 133 (3.61%) Perl
6 116 (3.15%) Shell Script
7 100 (2.72%) Bash Shell
8 95 (2.58%) C
9 93 (2.53%) Python
10 76 (2.06%) JavaScript
11 64 (1.74%) C++
12 43 (1.17%) Ruby
13 40 (1.09%) C#
14 31 (0.84%) VB
15 27 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 27 (0.73%) PHP5
16 21 (0.57%) Objective-C
17 14 (0.38%) VBScript
18 13 (0.35%) VB.NET
19 8 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 972 (26.39%) Cisco Certification
2 661 (17.95%) CCNP
3 608 (16.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 528 (14.34%) CCNA
5 423 (11.49%) Degree
6 410 (11.13%) MCSE
7 229 (6.22%) MCITP
8 201 (5.46%) MCSA
9 186 (5.05%) MCP
10 172 (4.67%) CCIE
11 168 (4.56%) Security Cleared
12 157 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 127 (3.45%) CISSP
14 117 (3.18%) MCTS
15 110 (2.99%) CCSE
16 75 (2.04%) SC Cleared
17 69 (1.87%) CCSP
18 66 (1.79%) CCSA
19 59 (1.60%) CCIP
20 58 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 324 (8.80%) SLA
2 112 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 80 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 55 (1.49%) QA
5 35 (0.95%) COBIT
6 17 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.14%) COSO
9 4 (0.11%) ISO 8583
10 3 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.027%) BS7799
11 1 (0.027%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.027%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.027%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1345 (36.52%) Active Directory
2 797 (21.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 347 (9.42%) Hyper-V
4 269 (7.30%) vSphere
5 180 (4.89%) XenApp
6 145 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
7 127 (3.45%) Terminal Services
8 112 (3.04%) VMware ESX
9 89 (2.42%) UAG
10 59 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 59 (1.60%) KVM
11 50 (1.36%) XenServer
12 48 (1.30%) NFS
13 43 (1.17%) XenDesktop
14 41 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 39 (1.06%) Terminal Server
16 37 (1.00%) Xen
16 37 (1.00%) vCloud
17 33 (0.90%) ISA Server
17 33 (0.90%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 194 (5.27%) Backup Exec
2 126 (3.42%) SCCM
3 119 (3.23%) Puppet
4 92 (2.50%) Nagios
5 90 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
6 85 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
7 78 (2.12%) WSUS
8 59 (1.60%) Cacti
9 54 (1.47%) SCOM
10 52 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
11 41 (1.11%) NetBackup
12 40 (1.09%) FortiGate
12 40 (1.09%) OpenView
13 33 (0.90%) Zenoss
14 26 (0.71%) CiscoWorks
14 26 (0.71%) MOM
15 21 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
16 20 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
17 16 (0.43%) HP NNM
18 15 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1763 (47.87%) Cisco
2 1344 (36.49%) Microsoft
3 1116 (30.30%) VMware
4 627 (17.02%) Juniper
5 582 (15.80%) Citrix
6 541 (14.69%) CheckPoint
7 439 (11.92%) HP
8 288 (7.82%) F5
9 231 (6.27%) Symantec
10 198 (5.38%) Dell
11 170 (4.62%) Red Hat
12 166 (4.51%) Oracle
13 152 (4.13%) SolarWinds
14 139 (3.77%) Apple
15 122 (3.31%) McAfee
16 113 (3.07%) NetApp
17 110 (2.99%) Avaya
18 102 (2.77%) Blue Coat
19 84 (2.28%) Fortinet
19 84 (2.28%) Mitel
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