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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 171 182 170
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1886 1826 1776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.84% 1.67% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.90% 9.37% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1540 1507
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,947 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -1.47%
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
17302 19482 18877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.91% 17.80% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14317 15672 15270
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £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 30 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 30 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 +11 737 £45,000 - 74
South East +15 522 £45,000 +20.00% 40
East of England -4 136 £30,500 -19.73% 9
North West +16 118 £35,000 +22.80% 26
Yorkshire +18 115 £37,500 -11.76% 25
South West +4 115 £33,000 +24.52% 22
West Midlands +15 98 £37,500 +19.04% 8
East Midlands -6 44 £39,083 -10.66% 8
North East -13 4 £43,750 +42.85% 2
VPN
UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 2305 (57.83%) Firewall
2 2097 (52.61%) Windows
3 2051 (51.46%) Cisco
4 1524 (38.23%) WAN
5 1472 (36.93%) LAN
6 1377 (34.55%) Microsoft
7 1325 (33.24%) VMware
8 1306 (32.76%) DNS
9 1293 (32.44%) Active Directory
10 1223 (30.68%) Cisco Certification
11 1150 (28.85%) TCP/IP
12 1003 (25.16%) VMware Infrastructure
13 952 (23.88%) Linux
14 926 (23.23%) MS Exchange
15 861 (21.60%) MPLS
16 848 (21.27%) Data Centre
17 774 (19.42%) ITIL
18 757 (18.99%) CCNA
19 743 (18.64%) DHCP
20 730 (18.31%) BGP
21 729 (18.29%) MS Excel
22 725 (18.19%) CCNP
23 702 (17.61%) VoIP
24 681 (17.08%) Citrix
25 680 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
26 665 (16.68%) MS Office
27 658 (16.51%) Cisco ASA
28 655 (16.43%) OSPF
29 653 (16.38%) VLAN
30 644 (16.16%) Wireless

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 926 (23.23%) MS Exchange
2 470 (11.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 251 (6.30%) IIS
4 219 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 193 (4.84%) Apache
6 190 (4.77%) Lync
7 189 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 169 (4.24%) SharePoint
9 123 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 118 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 86 (2.16%) nginx
12 71 (1.78%) Tomcat
13 56 (1.40%) IBM Notes
14 30 (0.75%) CMS
14 30 (0.75%) Confluence
15 28 (0.70%) Drupal
16 24 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
16 24 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
16 24 (0.60%) MediaWiki
17 22 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 729 (18.29%) MS Excel
2 665 (16.68%) MS Office
3 120 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.28%) MS Project
6 5 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.075%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.050%) SmartSuite
8 2 (0.050%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.025%) InDesign
9 1 (0.025%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.025%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
5 6 (0.15%) assyst
5 6 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.075%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.075%) MFGPRO
7 2 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.050%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.050%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.050%) Line 50
8 1 (0.025%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.025%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 240 (6.02%) Office 365
2 176 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
3 87 (2.18%) IaaS
4 84 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 83 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 65 (1.63%) SaaS
7 42 (1.05%) PaaS
8 32 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
9 23 (0.58%) Route 53
10 22 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
11 16 (0.40%) Google Apps
12 14 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (0.28%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.15%) Mimecast
15 6 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 5 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
16 5 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2305 (57.83%) Firewall
2 1524 (38.23%) WAN
3 1472 (36.93%) LAN
4 1306 (32.76%) DNS
5 1150 (28.85%) TCP/IP
6 861 (21.60%) MPLS
7 743 (18.64%) DHCP
8 730 (18.31%) BGP
9 702 (17.61%) VoIP
10 658 (16.51%) Cisco ASA
11 655 (16.43%) OSPF
12 653 (16.38%) VLAN
13 644 (16.16%) Wireless
14 592 (14.85%) SAN
15 554 (13.90%) IPsec
16 528 (13.25%) Network Security
17 513 (12.87%) SSL
18 411 (10.31%) Internet
19 379 (9.51%) EIGRP
20 317 (7.95%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 264 (6.62%) MySQL
3 123 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 91 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 60 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 55 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 36 (0.90%) MongoDB
9 22 (0.55%) NoSQL
10 18 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
11 17 (0.43%) DB2
12 16 (0.40%) MariaDB
13 15 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
14 14 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (0.28%) Riak
16 10 (0.25%) Redis
16 10 (0.25%) Oracle Database
17 9 (0.23%) MS Access
18 7 (0.18%) Big Data
19 6 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 74 (1.86%) Git (software)
2 57 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 55 (1.38%) Subversion
4 46 (1.15%) JIRA
5 33 (0.83%) Hudson
6 28 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 13 (0.33%) Selenium
8 10 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (0.23%) Maven
10 8 (0.20%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.18%) Metasploit
12 6 (0.15%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.13%) NUnit
14 4 (0.10%) Juju
15 2 (0.050%) LabVIEW
15 2 (0.050%) Ant
15 2 (0.050%) Oracle Forms
16 1 (0.025%) Eclipse
16 1 (0.025%) IntelliJ
16 1 (0.025%) JUnit
General
1 585 (14.68%) Finance
2 564 (14.15%) Telecoms
3 111 (2.78%) Banking
4 110 (2.76%) Marketing
5 108 (2.71%) Retail
6 67 (1.68%) Law
7 57 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 57 (1.43%) Advertising
8 49 (1.23%) Legal
8 49 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 44 (1.10%) Back Office
10 32 (0.80%) Multimedia
11 29 (0.73%) Electronics
12 20 (0.50%) Games
13 19 (0.48%) French Language
14 16 (0.40%) Investment Banking
15 14 (0.35%) Publishing
16 13 (0.33%) Japanese Language
17 10 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
18 9 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 911 (22.85%) Network Engineer
2 530 (13.30%) Analyst
3 497 (12.47%) Support Engineer
4 335 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 273 (6.85%) Senior Network Engineer
6 270 (6.77%) Administrator
7 262 (6.57%) Support Analyst
8 225 (5.64%) 2nd Line Support
9 223 (5.59%) Systems Administrator
10 202 (5.07%) IT Support
11 186 (4.67%) Technical Support
12 165 (4.14%) Consultant
12 165 (4.14%) Architect
13 155 (3.89%) Security Engineer
14 138 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
15 135 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
16 122 (3.06%) Desktop Support
17 114 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
18 112 (2.81%) Network Analyst
19 97 (2.43%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (3.36%) Web Services
2 119 (2.99%) 802.1X
3 78 (1.96%) CSS
4 64 (1.61%) LAMP
5 63 (1.58%) HTML
6 47 (1.18%) .NET
7 36 (0.90%) XML
8 31 (0.78%) REST
9 26 (0.65%) Ajax
10 25 (0.63%) XMPP
11 19 (0.48%) COM
12 18 (0.45%) JTAPI
12 18 (0.45%) TAPI
12 18 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (0.40%) MAPI
14 15 (0.38%) Software Packaging
15 13 (0.33%) CCXML
15 13 (0.33%) VXML
16 12 (0.30%) SOAP
17 11 (0.28%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 848 (21.27%) Data Centre
2 303 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
3 265 (6.65%) Blackberry
4 154 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 145 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
6 109 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 105 (2.63%) Clustering
8 102 (2.56%) Replication
9 93 (2.33%) iPhone
10 90 (2.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 80 (2.01%) Client/Server
12 77 (1.93%) PKI
13 71 (1.78%) iPad
14 48 (1.20%) EqualLogic
15 42 (1.05%) Hedge funds
16 41 (1.03%) BYOD
17 40 (1.00%) Mathematics
18 33 (0.83%) Statistics
18 33 (0.83%) Handset
18 33 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2097 (52.61%) Windows
2 952 (23.88%) Linux
3 680 (17.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 580 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 497 (12.47%) Windows 7
6 490 (12.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 298 (7.48%) Windows 8
8 287 (7.20%) Windows XP
9 203 (5.09%) UNIX
10 171 (4.29%) CentOS
11 138 (3.46%) Android
12 125 (3.14%) Mac OS X
13 119 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 116 (2.91%) Apple iOS
15 105 (2.63%) Ubuntu
16 91 (2.28%) Debian
17 67 (1.68%) Solaris
18 54 (1.35%) Windows Vista
19 36 (0.90%) Mac OS
20 35 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 774 (19.42%) ITIL
2 409 (10.26%) Load Balancing
3 270 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 258 (6.47%) Project Management
5 237 (5.95%) Network Design
6 221 (5.54%) Information Security
6 221 (5.54%) Service Delivery
7 204 (5.12%) Incident Management
8 192 (4.82%) Migration
9 189 (4.74%) Change Management
10 176 (4.42%) Network Monitoring
11 166 (4.16%) Service Management
12 164 (4.11%) Mentoring
13 147 (3.69%) Capacity Planning
14 137 (3.44%) Configuration Management
15 136 (3.41%) Kalman Filter
16 132 (3.31%) Network Management
17 128 (3.21%) Business Continuity
17 128 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
18 113 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 405 (10.16%) SQL
2 209 (5.24%) Perl
3 202 (5.07%) PowerShell
4 192 (4.82%) Bash Shell
5 187 (4.69%) Python
6 146 (3.66%) PHP
7 118 (2.96%) Java
8 99 (2.48%) Ruby
9 87 (2.18%) C
10 69 (1.73%) JavaScript
11 52 (1.30%) Shell Script
12 43 (1.08%) C++
13 34 (0.85%) VB
14 32 (0.80%) VBScript
15 18 (0.45%) Tcl
16 14 (0.35%) VBA
16 14 (0.35%) C#
17 8 (0.20%) AWK
18 6 (0.15%) sed
19 4 (0.10%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1223 (30.68%) Cisco Certification
2 757 (18.99%) CCNA
3 725 (18.19%) CCNP
4 477 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 410 (10.29%) Degree
6 328 (8.23%) MCSE
7 183 (4.59%) CCIE
8 178 (4.47%) MCP
9 167 (4.19%) MCSA
10 147 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 134 (3.36%) MCITP
12 105 (2.63%) Security Cleared
13 89 (2.23%) MCTS
14 75 (1.88%) CISSP
15 74 (1.86%) CCSA
16 67 (1.68%) JNCIA
17 54 (1.35%) CCDP
18 50 (1.25%) CCIP
18 50 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
19 44 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 392 (9.83%) SLA
2 114 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 106 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (1.13%) QA
5 14 (0.35%) COBIT
5 14 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.20%) FISMA
8 7 (0.18%) PMBOK
9 5 (0.13%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.025%) HL7
System Software
1 1293 (32.44%) Active Directory
2 1003 (25.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 367 (9.21%) Hyper-V
4 251 (6.30%) vSphere
5 243 (6.10%) XenApp
6 123 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
7 118 (2.96%) VMware ESX
8 114 (2.86%) Terminal Services
9 80 (2.01%) XenServer
10 63 (1.58%) XenDesktop
10 63 (1.58%) Terminal Server
11 55 (1.38%) KVM
12 52 (1.30%) Postfix
13 50 (1.25%) vCloud
14 43 (1.08%) NFS
15 41 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 39 (0.98%) Xen
16 39 (0.98%) Samba
17 37 (0.93%) Firmware
17 37 (0.93%) iptables
Systems Management
1 161 (4.04%) SCCM
2 154 (3.86%) Backup Exec
3 135 (3.39%) Puppet
4 127 (3.19%) Nagios
5 99 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
6 87 (2.18%) FortiGate
7 69 (1.73%) WSUS
8 66 (1.66%) Cisco CUCM
9 58 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
10 47 (1.18%) SCOM
10 47 (1.18%) ZABBIX
11 44 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
12 41 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
13 39 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
14 36 (0.90%) Cacti
15 35 (0.88%) Salt
16 32 (0.80%) Opsview
17 31 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
18 30 (0.75%) Vagrant
19 28 (0.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2051 (51.46%) Cisco
2 1377 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 1325 (33.24%) VMware
4 681 (17.08%) Citrix
5 634 (15.91%) Juniper
6 553 (13.87%) CheckPoint
7 431 (10.81%) HP
8 374 (9.38%) F5
9 214 (5.37%) Avaya
10 200 (5.02%) Red Hat
11 192 (4.82%) Apple
12 168 (4.21%) Dell
13 165 (4.14%) SolarWinds
14 161 (4.04%) Symantec
15 119 (2.99%) NetApp
16 113 (2.83%) SonicWALL
17 104 (2.61%) Fortinet
18 90 (2.26%) EMC
18 90 (2.26%) Oracle
19 81 (2.03%) Riverbed
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