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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 177 186 157
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -29
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1822 1765 1869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.79% 1.60% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.47% 9.16% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1565 1498 1596
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
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
17410 19270 19283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.09% 17.50% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14254 15519 15739
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 0 680 £46,500 +2.19% 79
South East +28 522 £45,000 +28.57% 50
East of England +26 153 £31,000 -16.21% 15
North West +30 120 £32,750 +14.91% 21
South West +8 117 £33,000 -7.04% 21
West Midlands +3 103 £37,500 +22.95% 13
Yorkshire +20 97 £35,250 -17.05% 18
East Midlands -16 28 £39,000 -8.23% 6
North East -10 6 £41,250 +34.69% 1
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UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2304 (56.99%) Firewall
2 2139 (52.91%) Windows
3 2066 (51.10%) Cisco
4 1514 (37.45%) WAN
5 1463 (36.19%) Microsoft
6 1446 (35.77%) LAN
7 1346 (33.29%) VMware
8 1322 (32.70%) Active Directory
9 1309 (32.38%) DNS
10 1228 (30.37%) Cisco Certification
11 1142 (28.25%) TCP/IP
12 1039 (25.70%) VMware Infrastructure
13 989 (24.46%) MS Exchange
14 935 (23.13%) Linux
15 863 (21.35%) MPLS
16 831 (20.55%) Data Centre
17 769 (19.02%) ITIL
18 767 (18.97%) MS Excel
19 765 (18.92%) DHCP
20 737 (18.23%) CCNP
20 737 (18.23%) CCNA
21 733 (18.13%) Citrix
22 708 (17.51%) BGP
23 706 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
24 695 (17.19%) VoIP
25 677 (16.74%) Wireless
26 676 (16.72%) MS Office
27 661 (16.35%) Cisco ASA
28 636 (15.73%) Juniper
29 635 (15.71%) VLAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 989 (24.46%) MS Exchange
2 513 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 254 (6.28%) IIS
4 231 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 193 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 190 (4.70%) Apache
7 187 (4.63%) Lync
8 165 (4.08%) SharePoint
9 136 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 129 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 81 (2.00%) nginx
12 70 (1.73%) Tomcat
13 56 (1.39%) IBM Notes
14 27 (0.67%) Confluence
15 26 (0.64%) Drupal
16 25 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
16 25 (0.62%) CMS
17 22 (0.54%) MediaWiki
18 19 (0.47%) OpenStack
19 17 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 767 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 676 (16.72%) MS Office
3 104 (2.57%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.22%) MS Project
6 4 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.074%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.049%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.049%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.049%) SmartSuite
8 2 (0.049%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.025%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
5 7 (0.17%) assyst
5 7 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.049%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.049%) Line 50
6 2 (0.049%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.025%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.025%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.025%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.025%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.025%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 225 (5.57%) Office 365
2 160 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (2.37%) IaaS
4 85 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
4 85 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 64 (1.58%) SaaS
6 48 (1.19%) PaaS
7 27 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (0.47%) Route 53
9 18 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
10 13 (0.32%) Google Apps
11 10 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (0.20%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 6 (0.15%) CloudFront
15 5 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
16 4 (0.099%) Mimecast
17 3 (0.074%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2304 (56.99%) Firewall
2 1514 (37.45%) WAN
3 1446 (35.77%) LAN
4 1309 (32.38%) DNS
5 1142 (28.25%) TCP/IP
6 863 (21.35%) MPLS
7 765 (18.92%) DHCP
8 708 (17.51%) BGP
9 695 (17.19%) VoIP
10 677 (16.74%) Wireless
11 661 (16.35%) Cisco ASA
12 635 (15.71%) VLAN
13 628 (15.53%) OSPF
14 620 (15.34%) SAN
15 548 (13.55%) Network Security
16 532 (13.16%) IPsec
17 526 (13.01%) SSL
18 388 (9.60%) EIGRP
19 373 (9.23%) Internet
20 323 (7.99%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 256 (6.33%) MySQL
3 128 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 84 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 60 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 46 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 45 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
8 42 (1.04%) MongoDB
9 25 (0.62%) NoSQL
10 21 (0.52%) MariaDB
11 18 (0.45%) DB2
12 17 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
13 13 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (0.27%) Redis
16 10 (0.25%) MS Access
17 9 (0.22%) Riak
18 8 (0.20%) Oracle Database
19 7 (0.17%) Data Mining
20 6 (0.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 65 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 50 (1.24%) Subversion
3 49 (1.21%) Jenkins
4 43 (1.06%) JIRA
5 33 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 29 (0.72%) Hudson
7 13 (0.32%) Selenium
8 9 (0.22%) Maven
9 8 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.15%) Metasploit
10 6 (0.15%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.12%) NUnit
12 4 (0.099%) Juju
13 3 (0.074%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.074%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.049%) LabVIEW
14 2 (0.049%) Ant
15 1 (0.025%) Eclipse
15 1 (0.025%) IntelliJ
15 1 (0.025%) Fiddler
General
1 583 (14.42%) Finance
2 575 (14.22%) Telecoms
3 110 (2.72%) Marketing
4 109 (2.70%) Retail
5 108 (2.67%) Banking
6 89 (2.20%) Law
7 58 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 57 (1.41%) Advertising
9 50 (1.24%) Legal
10 49 (1.21%) Financial Institution
11 48 (1.19%) Back Office
12 27 (0.67%) Multimedia
13 25 (0.62%) Electronics
14 17 (0.42%) French Language
15 15 (0.37%) Investment Banking
16 14 (0.35%) Publishing
17 13 (0.32%) Games
18 8 (0.20%) Japanese Language
19 7 (0.17%) Billing
20 6 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 906 (22.41%) Network Engineer
2 536 (13.26%) Analyst
3 523 (12.94%) Support Engineer
4 342 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 276 (6.83%) Senior Network Engineer
5 276 (6.83%) Administrator
6 273 (6.75%) Support Analyst
7 233 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 231 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
9 207 (5.12%) IT Support
10 201 (4.97%) Consultant
11 199 (4.92%) Technical Support
12 171 (4.23%) Security Engineer
13 165 (4.08%) Architect
14 144 (3.56%) 3rd Line Support
15 138 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
16 133 (3.29%) Desktop Support
16 133 (3.29%) Technical Engineer
17 108 (2.67%) Network Security Engineer
18 97 (2.40%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (3.26%) Web Services
2 87 (2.15%) CSS
3 76 (1.88%) HTML
4 56 (1.39%) LAMP
5 52 (1.29%) .NET
6 39 (0.96%) XML
7 29 (0.72%) Ajax
8 28 (0.69%) XMPP
9 27 (0.67%) REST
10 24 (0.59%) RabbitMQ
11 20 (0.49%) MAPI
11 20 (0.49%) COM
12 18 (0.45%) JTAPI
12 18 (0.45%) TAPI
13 16 (0.40%) Software Packaging
14 15 (0.37%) SOAP
15 13 (0.32%) VXML
15 13 (0.32%) CCXML
16 12 (0.30%) JSON
17 11 (0.27%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 831 (20.55%) Data Centre
2 288 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 273 (6.75%) Blackberry
4 150 (3.71%) Management Information System
5 145 (3.59%) Video Conferencing
6 121 (2.99%) Clustering
7 111 (2.75%) Computer Science
8 100 (2.47%) iPhone
8 100 (2.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 96 (2.37%) Replication
10 82 (2.03%) Client/Server
11 74 (1.83%) PKI
11 74 (1.83%) iPad
12 50 (1.24%) Hedge funds
13 44 (1.09%) EqualLogic
14 37 (0.92%) BYOD
15 33 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 30 (0.74%) Thin Client
16 30 (0.74%) Fat Client
16 30 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2139 (52.91%) Windows
2 935 (23.13%) Linux
3 706 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 577 (14.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 523 (12.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 514 (12.71%) Windows 7
7 326 (8.06%) Windows XP
8 312 (7.72%) Windows 8
9 221 (5.47%) UNIX
10 172 (4.25%) CentOS
11 140 (3.46%) Android
12 119 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 117 (2.89%) Apple iOS
14 114 (2.82%) Mac OS X
15 107 (2.65%) Ubuntu
16 82 (2.03%) Debian
17 72 (1.78%) Windows Vista
18 65 (1.61%) Solaris
19 34 (0.84%) Mac OS
20 31 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 769 (19.02%) ITIL
2 416 (10.29%) Load Balancing
3 276 (6.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 253 (6.26%) Service Delivery
5 235 (5.81%) Project Management
6 230 (5.69%) Network Design
7 192 (4.75%) Migration
8 191 (4.72%) Incident Management
9 190 (4.70%) Information Security
10 176 (4.35%) Service Management
11 174 (4.30%) Network Monitoring
12 166 (4.11%) Change Management
13 147 (3.64%) Mentoring
14 141 (3.49%) Capacity Planning
15 137 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
16 135 (3.34%) Business Continuity
17 130 (3.22%) Configuration Management
17 130 (3.22%) Network Management
18 120 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
19 118 (2.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 431 (10.66%) SQL
2 197 (4.87%) PowerShell
3 196 (4.85%) Perl
4 188 (4.65%) Bash Shell
5 176 (4.35%) Python
6 137 (3.39%) PHP
7 120 (2.97%) Java
8 85 (2.10%) Ruby
9 80 (1.98%) C
10 77 (1.90%) JavaScript
11 58 (1.43%) Shell Script
12 39 (0.96%) C++
13 33 (0.82%) VBScript
14 32 (0.79%) VB
15 18 (0.45%) Tcl
16 14 (0.35%) C#
17 12 (0.30%) VBA
18 8 (0.20%) AWK
19 6 (0.15%) sed
20 3 (0.074%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1228 (30.37%) Cisco Certification
2 737 (18.23%) CCNP
2 737 (18.23%) CCNA
3 495 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 428 (10.59%) Degree
5 339 (8.38%) MCSE
6 192 (4.75%) CCIE
7 174 (4.30%) MCSA
7 174 (4.30%) MCP
8 157 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 134 (3.31%) MCITP
10 108 (2.67%) Security Cleared
11 85 (2.10%) MCTS
12 80 (1.98%) CISSP
13 79 (1.95%) JNCIA
14 78 (1.93%) CCSA
15 60 (1.48%) SC Cleared
16 51 (1.26%) CCDP
17 46 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
18 45 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 399 (9.87%) SLA
2 105 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 99 (2.45%) PCI DSS
4 40 (0.99%) QA
5 17 (0.42%) COBIT
6 12 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.15%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.099%) FISMA
8 4 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.025%) HL7
System Software
1 1322 (32.70%) Active Directory
2 1039 (25.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 393 (9.72%) Hyper-V
4 263 (6.51%) XenApp
5 252 (6.23%) vSphere
6 126 (3.12%) Terminal Services
7 116 (2.87%) VMware ESX
8 112 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
9 91 (2.25%) XenServer
10 75 (1.86%) XenDesktop
11 68 (1.68%) Terminal Server
12 57 (1.41%) KVM
13 53 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 49 (1.21%) Postfix
14 49 (1.21%) vCloud
15 44 (1.09%) NFS
16 39 (0.96%) Samba
17 34 (0.84%) Xen
18 32 (0.79%) Firmware
18 32 (0.79%) iptables
Systems Management
1 168 (4.16%) SCCM
2 151 (3.73%) Backup Exec
3 136 (3.36%) Nagios
4 115 (2.84%) Puppet
5 78 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
6 73 (1.81%) FortiGate
7 71 (1.76%) WSUS
8 59 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
9 56 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
10 55 (1.36%) SCOM
11 46 (1.14%) Cisco Prime
12 45 (1.11%) Cacti
13 44 (1.09%) CiscoWorks
13 44 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
14 41 (1.01%) Opsview
15 36 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
16 32 (0.79%) ZABBIX
16 32 (0.79%) SELinux
16 32 (0.79%) Icinga
17 29 (0.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 2066 (51.10%) Cisco
2 1463 (36.19%) Microsoft
3 1346 (33.29%) VMware
4 733 (18.13%) Citrix
5 636 (15.73%) Juniper
6 558 (13.80%) CheckPoint
7 451 (11.16%) HP
8 382 (9.45%) F5
9 202 (5.00%) Avaya
10 197 (4.87%) Red Hat
11 194 (4.80%) Apple
12 187 (4.63%) Symantec
13 176 (4.35%) SolarWinds
14 153 (3.78%) Dell
15 129 (3.19%) NetApp
16 119 (2.94%) SonicWALL
17 98 (2.42%) Fortinet
18 96 (2.37%) Oracle
19 93 (2.30%) Riverbed
20 77 (1.90%) EMC
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and 15%nbonu
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive to suit exp
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Technology Means Business Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Technology Means Business Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 plus Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Norfolk
ITF Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus approx 20%
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, excellent progression!
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago