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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 160 184 153
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -31
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1880 1791 1886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.89% 1.63% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.61% 9.39% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1485 1592
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,875 £24,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £33,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -9.58%
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
17713 19069 19894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.77% 17.39% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14262 15325 16193
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 22 May 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 +18 772 £47,500 - 83
South East +21 499 £45,000 +40.62% 65
North West +36 133 £32,500 - 20
East of England -14 128 £33,000 -5.71% 20
Yorkshire +35 121 £44,000 +44.26% 10
South West +7 114 £33,000 -14.61% 23
West Midlands -9 81 £29,000 -1.69% 10
East Midlands -7 31 £35,000 -12.50% 4
North East +1 4 £46,250 +54.16% 4
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UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2254 (56.48%) Firewall
2 2158 (54.07%) Windows
3 2002 (50.16%) Cisco
4 1476 (36.98%) Microsoft
5 1466 (36.73%) WAN
6 1379 (34.55%) LAN
7 1320 (33.07%) VMware
8 1302 (32.62%) Active Directory
9 1224 (30.67%) DNS
10 1212 (30.37%) Cisco Certification
11 1079 (27.04%) TCP/IP
12 1028 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 985 (24.68%) MS Exchange
14 952 (23.85%) Linux
15 854 (21.40%) MPLS
16 797 (19.97%) ITIL
17 794 (19.89%) MS Excel
18 750 (18.79%) CCNP
19 748 (18.74%) Citrix
20 737 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
21 735 (18.42%) DHCP
22 711 (17.82%) CCNA
23 673 (16.86%) BGP
24 662 (16.59%) MS Office
25 653 (16.36%) VoIP
26 649 (16.26%) Wireless
27 642 (16.09%) Cisco ASA
28 641 (16.06%) Juniper
29 636 (15.94%) SAN
30 591 (14.81%) VLAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 985 (24.68%) MS Exchange
2 491 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 231 (5.79%) IIS
4 207 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 195 (4.89%) Apache
6 192 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 188 (4.71%) Lync
8 174 (4.36%) SharePoint
9 129 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 128 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 74 (1.85%) nginx
12 73 (1.83%) Tomcat
13 52 (1.30%) IBM Notes
14 28 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
15 23 (0.58%) Confluence
16 20 (0.50%) MediaWiki
17 19 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
17 19 (0.48%) Drupal
18 18 (0.45%) CMS
19 17 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 794 (19.89%) MS Excel
2 662 (16.59%) MS Office
3 87 (2.18%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.28%) MS Project
6 5 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.075%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.075%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.050%) SmartSuite
8 2 (0.050%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.050%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.025%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
5 7 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.18%) assyst
6 2 (0.050%) Line 50
6 2 (0.050%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.025%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.025%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.025%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.025%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.025%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.025%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.025%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.025%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 190 (4.76%) Office 365
2 156 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
3 121 (3.03%) IaaS
4 78 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
5 77 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 69 (1.73%) SaaS
7 49 (1.23%) PaaS
8 28 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (0.43%) Route 53
10 12 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 10 (0.25%) Google Apps
11 10 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
12 9 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.15%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.15%) CloudFront
14 6 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 6 (0.15%) Datadog
15 5 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
16 4 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2254 (56.48%) Firewall
2 1466 (36.73%) WAN
3 1379 (34.55%) LAN
4 1224 (30.67%) DNS
5 1079 (27.04%) TCP/IP
6 854 (21.40%) MPLS
7 735 (18.42%) DHCP
8 673 (16.86%) BGP
9 653 (16.36%) VoIP
10 649 (16.26%) Wireless
11 642 (16.09%) Cisco ASA
12 636 (15.94%) SAN
13 591 (14.81%) VLAN
14 574 (14.38%) OSPF
15 559 (14.01%) Network Security
16 554 (13.88%) SSL
17 489 (12.25%) IPsec
18 398 (9.97%) EIGRP
19 344 (8.62%) Internet
20 329 (8.24%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 463 (11.60%) SQL Server
2 256 (6.41%) MySQL
3 132 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 68 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 63 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 54 (1.35%) MongoDB
7 52 (1.30%) Relational Database
8 41 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (0.73%) NoSQL
10 28 (0.70%) MariaDB
11 26 (0.65%) DB2
12 16 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (0.23%) Redis
15 8 (0.20%) MS Access
15 8 (0.20%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.20%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.18%) Big Data
17 6 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 60 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 45 (1.13%) Jenkins
2 45 (1.13%) Subversion
3 38 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 31 (0.78%) JIRA
5 26 (0.65%) Hudson
6 9 (0.23%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (0.23%) Selenium
7 8 (0.20%) Maven
8 5 (0.13%) NUnit
9 4 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.075%) Metasploit
11 2 (0.050%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.050%) Ant
11 2 (0.050%) Xcode
11 2 (0.050%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.050%) Juju
12 1 (0.025%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.025%) WinDbg
General
1 584 (14.63%) Finance
2 529 (13.25%) Telecoms
3 109 (2.73%) Banking
4 95 (2.38%) Retail
5 94 (2.36%) Marketing
5 94 (2.36%) Law
6 63 (1.58%) Legal
7 61 (1.53%) Advertising
8 49 (1.23%) Back Office
9 47 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 44 (1.10%) Financial Institution
11 26 (0.65%) Electronics
12 20 (0.50%) Multimedia
13 13 (0.33%) French Language
13 13 (0.33%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.20%) German Language
14 8 (0.20%) Publishing
14 8 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.20%) Games
15 7 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 894 (22.40%) Network Engineer
2 535 (13.41%) Analyst
3 520 (13.03%) Support Engineer
4 340 (8.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 279 (6.99%) Senior Network Engineer
6 274 (6.87%) Support Analyst
7 257 (6.44%) Administrator
8 230 (5.76%) Consultant
9 227 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
10 219 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
11 218 (5.46%) IT Support
12 216 (5.41%) Technical Support
13 163 (4.08%) Security Engineer
14 156 (3.91%) Technical Engineer
15 147 (3.68%) 3rd Line Support
16 140 (3.51%) Architect
17 138 (3.46%) Desktop Support
18 132 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
19 122 (3.06%) Service Analyst
20 119 (2.98%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (3.58%) Web Services
2 90 (2.26%) CSS
3 87 (2.18%) HTML
4 56 (1.40%) .NET
5 50 (1.25%) XML
6 44 (1.10%) LAMP
7 31 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
8 29 (0.73%) Ajax
9 28 (0.70%) MAPI
10 27 (0.68%) COM
11 26 (0.65%) SOAP
12 22 (0.55%) Software Packaging
13 21 (0.53%) REST
14 20 (0.50%) XMPP
15 17 (0.43%) JSON
16 13 (0.33%) .NET Framework
17 12 (0.30%) TAPI
17 12 (0.30%) JTAPI
18 11 (0.28%) WAP
19 9 (0.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 316 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 264 (6.61%) Blackberry
3 163 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 141 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
5 117 (2.93%) Computer Science
6 115 (2.88%) Clustering
7 103 (2.58%) iPhone
8 97 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 93 (2.33%) Client/Server
10 78 (1.95%) Replication
11 70 (1.75%) iPad
12 56 (1.40%) PKI
12 56 (1.40%) Hedge funds
13 42 (1.05%) BYOD
14 41 (1.03%) CMDB
15 33 (0.83%) PDA
16 32 (0.80%) CESG
17 29 (0.73%) Statistics
18 28 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 26 (0.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2158 (54.07%) Windows
2 952 (23.85%) Linux
3 737 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 552 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 520 (13.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 517 (12.95%) Windows 7
7 359 (9.00%) Windows XP
8 325 (8.14%) Windows 8
9 253 (6.34%) UNIX
10 182 (4.56%) CentOS
11 138 (3.46%) Android
12 114 (2.86%) Ubuntu
12 114 (2.86%) Apple iOS
13 106 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 101 (2.53%) Mac OS X
15 85 (2.13%) Windows Vista
16 80 (2.00%) Solaris
17 78 (1.95%) Debian
18 40 (1.00%) Mac OS
19 29 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 797 (19.97%) ITIL
2 400 (10.02%) Load Balancing
3 276 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 272 (6.82%) Service Delivery
5 253 (6.34%) Project Management
6 240 (6.01%) Network Design
7 199 (4.99%) Migration
8 181 (4.54%) Service Management
9 178 (4.46%) Network Monitoring
10 169 (4.23%) Incident Management
11 160 (4.01%) Change Management
12 154 (3.86%) Information Security
13 136 (3.41%) Network Management
14 131 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
15 125 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
16 122 (3.06%) Time Management
17 121 (3.03%) Mentoring
18 117 (2.93%) Business Continuity
18 117 (2.93%) Configuration Management
19 110 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 491 (12.30%) SQL
2 193 (4.84%) PowerShell
3 186 (4.66%) Perl
4 183 (4.59%) Bash Shell
5 152 (3.81%) Python
6 136 (3.41%) PHP
7 124 (3.11%) Java
8 84 (2.10%) JavaScript
9 79 (1.98%) Ruby
10 74 (1.85%) C
11 58 (1.45%) Shell Script
12 40 (1.00%) VBScript
13 37 (0.93%) C++
14 27 (0.68%) VB
15 26 (0.65%) C#
16 15 (0.38%) Tcl
17 8 (0.20%) VBA
17 8 (0.20%) AWK
18 6 (0.15%) PHP5
18 6 (0.15%) sed
Qualifications
1 1212 (30.37%) Cisco Certification
2 750 (18.79%) CCNP
3 711 (17.82%) CCNA
4 516 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 455 (11.40%) Degree
6 354 (8.87%) MCSE
7 186 (4.66%) MCP
8 175 (4.38%) CCIE
9 159 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 159 (3.98%) MCSA
10 125 (3.13%) MCITP
11 121 (3.03%) Security Cleared
12 94 (2.36%) CISSP
13 90 (2.26%) JNCIA
14 78 (1.95%) SC Cleared
15 75 (1.88%) MCTS
16 71 (1.78%) CCSA
17 55 (1.38%) CCDP
17 55 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
18 54 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 396 (9.92%) SLA
2 121 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 86 (2.15%) PCI DSS
4 37 (0.93%) QA
5 21 (0.53%) COBIT
6 14 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 4 (0.10%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.050%) FISMA
11 1 (0.025%) HL7
System Software
1 1302 (32.62%) Active Directory
2 1028 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 409 (10.25%) Hyper-V
4 263 (6.59%) XenApp
5 231 (5.79%) vSphere
6 118 (2.96%) Terminal Services
7 101 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
8 97 (2.43%) XenServer
9 86 (2.15%) VMware ESX
10 74 (1.85%) XenDesktop
11 73 (1.83%) Terminal Server
12 59 (1.48%) KVM
12 59 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 48 (1.20%) vCloud
14 41 (1.03%) Postfix
15 39 (0.98%) Xen
16 36 (0.90%) iptables
17 33 (0.83%) Samba
18 32 (0.80%) NFS
19 27 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 160 (4.01%) SCCM
2 147 (3.68%) Nagios
3 130 (3.26%) Backup Exec
4 101 (2.53%) Puppet
5 69 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 67 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
7 66 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
8 65 (1.63%) WSUS
9 59 (1.48%) SCOM
10 53 (1.33%) FortiGate
11 49 (1.23%) Cacti
12 46 (1.15%) Opsview
13 44 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
14 41 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
15 39 (0.98%) Icinga
16 37 (0.93%) SELinux
17 36 (0.90%) Cisco LMS
18 32 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
19 28 (0.70%) ZABBIX
20 24 (0.60%) MOM
Vendors
1 2002 (50.16%) Cisco
2 1476 (36.98%) Microsoft
3 1320 (33.07%) VMware
4 748 (18.74%) Citrix
5 641 (16.06%) Juniper
6 509 (12.75%) CheckPoint
7 481 (12.05%) HP
8 368 (9.22%) F5
9 211 (5.29%) Red Hat
10 209 (5.24%) SolarWinds
11 205 (5.14%) Apple
12 199 (4.99%) Symantec
13 186 (4.66%) Avaya
14 133 (3.33%) NetApp
15 124 (3.11%) Dell
16 115 (2.88%) Oracle
17 113 (2.83%) SonicWALL
18 98 (2.46%) Riverbed
19 95 (2.38%) Fortinet
20 79 (1.98%) McAfee
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £42,000 to £60,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
ITR-UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Castleford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Which?
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Shift All Bonus Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + health, bonus, pension, shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: Yesterday