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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 160 150 179
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +29
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2005 2097 1744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.12% 2.11% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.41% 11.51% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1696 1767 1481
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
16162 18225 17208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 18.36% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13577 14896 13551
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -38 830 £45,000 -3.22% 61
South East +9 470 £42,500 - 64
East of England +24 200 £32,500 -18.75% 31
Yorkshire +40 145 £43,000 +21.12% 17
South West +12 142 £37,250 +9.55% 24
West Midlands -4 115 £42,500 +30.76% 16
North West +34 106 £32,500 +1.56% 18
East Midlands +3 38 £31,500 +21.15% 5
North East +1 2 £36,250 -27.50% 1
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UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2364 (59.85%) Firewall
2 2099 (53.14%) Windows
3 2042 (51.70%) Cisco
4 1445 (36.58%) Active Directory
5 1383 (35.01%) WAN
6 1381 (34.96%) LAN
7 1316 (33.32%) Cisco Certification
8 1296 (32.81%) Microsoft
9 1170 (29.62%) VMware
10 1105 (27.97%) DNS
11 1036 (26.23%) Windows Server
12 1004 (25.42%) TCP/IP
13 896 (22.68%) MPLS
14 893 (22.61%) VMware Infrastructure
15 883 (22.35%) Linux
16 855 (21.65%) CCNP
17 852 (21.57%) MS Exchange
18 848 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
19 832 (21.06%) ITIL
20 732 (18.53%) CCNA
21 731 (18.51%) Data Centre
22 722 (18.28%) Juniper
23 707 (17.90%) MS Office
24 692 (17.52%) Finance
25 678 (17.16%) BGP
26 666 (16.86%) MS Excel
27 665 (16.84%) DHCP
28 653 (16.53%) Windows 7
29 643 (16.28%) Citrix
30 642 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 852 (21.57%) MS Exchange
2 447 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 243 (6.15%) Skype for Business
4 212 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 202 (5.11%) SharePoint
6 193 (4.89%) IIS
7 182 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 129 (3.27%) Apache
9 112 (2.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 79 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 74 (1.87%) Tomcat
12 31 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
12 31 (0.78%) OpenStack
13 30 (0.76%) nginx
14 22 (0.56%) Confluence
14 22 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
15 19 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
16 15 (0.38%) CMS
17 14 (0.35%) JBoss
18 10 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 707 (17.90%) MS Office
2 666 (16.86%) MS Excel
3 106 (2.68%) MS Visio
4 38 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.25%) MS Project
7 2 (0.051%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.051%) Maya
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.025%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.025%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.025%) Revit
8 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.23%) assyst
4 9 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.076%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.076%) FLEXCUBE
5 3 (0.076%) Line 500
6 2 (0.051%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.051%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.051%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.025%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.025%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.025%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 257 (6.51%) Office 365
2 226 (5.72%) Amazon AWS
3 175 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 95 (2.41%) SaaS
5 73 (1.85%) IaaS
6 46 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 33 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 31 (0.78%) Mimecast
9 30 (0.76%) Google Apps
10 24 (0.61%) Amazon S3
11 23 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
12 17 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (0.28%) Joyent
13 11 (0.28%) SoftLayer
14 10 (0.25%) PaaS
14 10 (0.25%) Route 53
15 8 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 5 (0.13%) GitHub
17 4 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
17 4 (0.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2364 (59.85%) Firewall
2 1383 (35.01%) WAN
3 1381 (34.96%) LAN
4 1105 (27.97%) DNS
5 1004 (25.42%) TCP/IP
6 896 (22.68%) MPLS
7 678 (17.16%) BGP
8 665 (16.84%) DHCP
9 635 (16.08%) VoIP
10 633 (16.03%) OSPF
11 625 (15.82%) Wireless
12 619 (15.67%) Cisco ASA
13 616 (15.59%) VLAN
14 591 (14.96%) SSL
15 577 (14.61%) IPsec
16 552 (13.97%) Network Security
17 507 (12.84%) SAN
18 395 (10.00%) Internet
19 352 (8.91%) Cisco Nexus
20 310 (7.85%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 514 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 184 (4.66%) MySQL
3 121 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 74 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 49 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (0.66%) Big Data
8 22 (0.56%) MongoDB
9 20 (0.51%) Redis
10 17 (0.43%) Cognos Impromptu
11 16 (0.41%) NoSQL
11 16 (0.41%) Relational Database
12 12 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.15%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (0.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 72 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 67 (1.70%) JIRA
3 42 (1.06%) Jenkins
4 29 (0.73%) TeamCity
5 22 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 21 (0.53%) Subversion
7 10 (0.25%) Hudson
8 9 (0.23%) JUnit
8 9 (0.23%) Mercurial
8 9 (0.23%) PHPUnit
9 6 (0.15%) git-flow
9 6 (0.15%) Selenium
9 6 (0.15%) Wing IDE
10 5 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (0.13%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.076%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.076%) WiX
13 2 (0.051%) AnthillPro
13 2 (0.051%) RSpec
General
1 692 (17.52%) Finance
2 497 (12.58%) Telecoms
3 149 (3.77%) Legal
4 132 (3.34%) Banking
5 116 (2.94%) Retail
6 103 (2.61%) Law
7 92 (2.33%) Marketing
8 60 (1.52%) Advertising
9 50 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 38 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 35 (0.89%) Investment Banking
12 26 (0.66%) Electronics
13 25 (0.63%) Games
14 19 (0.48%) Billing
15 17 (0.43%) Back Office
16 15 (0.38%) Online Betting
16 15 (0.38%) Publishing
17 14 (0.35%) German Language
18 13 (0.33%) Aerospace
18 13 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 975 (24.68%) Network Engineer
2 559 (14.15%) Analyst
3 509 (12.89%) Support Engineer
4 356 (9.01%) Cisco Engineer
5 322 (8.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 302 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 293 (7.42%) Administrator
8 262 (6.63%) IT Engineer
8 262 (6.63%) Support Analyst
9 261 (6.61%) IT Support
10 249 (6.30%) Senior Network Engineer
11 227 (5.75%) Security Engineer
12 223 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support
13 216 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support
14 211 (5.34%) Architect
15 199 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
16 191 (4.84%) Consultant
17 136 (3.44%) Systems Engineer
18 134 (3.39%) Service Analyst
19 132 (3.34%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (3.01%) LAMP
2 91 (2.30%) Web Services
3 78 (1.97%) CSS
4 73 (1.85%) 802.1X
5 45 (1.14%) HTML
6 42 (1.06%) .NET
7 31 (0.78%) XML
8 28 (0.71%) JSON
9 27 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
10 26 (0.66%) LEMP Stack
11 20 (0.51%) XMPP
12 18 (0.46%) LAPP Stack
13 16 (0.41%) Middleware
14 15 (0.38%) COM
15 13 (0.33%) AngularJS
16 11 (0.28%) REST
16 11 (0.28%) SOAP
17 9 (0.23%) Symfony
18 8 (0.20%) ASP.NET
19 7 (0.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 731 (18.51%) Data Centre
2 322 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 287 (7.27%) Blackberry
4 132 (3.34%) Computer Science
5 124 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 116 (2.94%) Replication
7 109 (2.76%) Clustering
7 109 (2.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 108 (2.73%) iPhone
9 96 (2.43%) iPad
10 92 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
11 82 (2.08%) PKI
12 68 (1.72%) Client/Server
12 68 (1.72%) EqualLogic
13 63 (1.59%) Driving Licence
14 58 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
15 44 (1.11%) CESG
16 42 (1.06%) Private Cloud
17 35 (0.89%) IVR
18 31 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2099 (53.14%) Windows
2 1036 (26.23%) Windows Server
3 883 (22.35%) Linux
4 848 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 653 (16.53%) Windows 7
6 642 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 363 (9.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 305 (7.72%) Windows 8
9 224 (5.67%) Windows XP
10 205 (5.19%) Unix
11 155 (3.92%) Android
12 110 (2.78%) CentOS
13 100 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 89 (2.25%) Windows 10
15 86 (2.18%) Mac OS X
16 84 (2.13%) Apple iOS
17 81 (2.05%) Mac OS
18 79 (2.00%) Solaris
19 73 (1.85%) Ubuntu
20 61 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 832 (21.06%) ITIL
2 422 (10.68%) Load Balancing
3 296 (7.49%) Network Design
4 252 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 235 (5.95%) Migration
6 219 (5.54%) Project Management
7 216 (5.47%) Presales
8 215 (5.44%) Service Management
9 202 (5.11%) Service Delivery
10 200 (5.06%) Information Security
11 181 (4.58%) High Availability
12 169 (4.28%) Change Management
13 163 (4.13%) Network Management
13 163 (4.13%) Network Monitoring
14 160 (4.05%) Mentoring
15 113 (2.86%) DevOps
16 108 (2.73%) Continuous Improvement
16 108 (2.73%) Incident Management
17 104 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
18 101 (2.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 343 (8.68%) SQL
2 201 (5.09%) PowerShell
3 156 (3.95%) Bash Shell
4 135 (3.42%) Python
5 134 (3.39%) Perl
6 77 (1.95%) Java
7 74 (1.87%) Ruby
8 70 (1.77%) C
9 68 (1.72%) PHP
10 66 (1.67%) JavaScript
11 61 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 33 (0.84%) VBScript
13 31 (0.78%) C#
14 27 (0.68%) VB
15 16 (0.41%) C++
16 14 (0.35%) Tcl
16 14 (0.35%) VBA
17 13 (0.33%) T-SQL
18 9 (0.23%) AWK
18 9 (0.23%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1316 (33.32%) Cisco Certification
2 855 (21.65%) CCNP
3 732 (18.53%) CCNA
4 514 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 404 (10.23%) Degree
6 367 (9.29%) MCSE
7 227 (5.75%) CCIE
8 202 (5.11%) MCSA
9 188 (4.76%) MCP
10 183 (4.63%) MCITP
11 170 (4.30%) Security Cleared
12 134 (3.39%) SC Cleared
13 111 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 106 (2.68%) CCDP
15 101 (2.56%) CISSP
16 97 (2.46%) CCSA
17 86 (2.18%) CCSP
18 83 (2.10%) JNCIA
19 79 (2.00%) CCSE
20 72 (1.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 354 (8.96%) SLA
2 129 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 87 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 38 (0.96%) QA
5 37 (0.94%) COBIT
6 18 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.38%) FISMA
8 9 (0.23%) JSP 440
9 6 (0.15%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.10%) ISO27002
11 3 (0.076%) ISO15022
11 3 (0.076%) ISO20022
11 3 (0.076%) PA-DSS
12 2 (0.051%) BS25999
13 1 (0.025%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.025%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.025%) ISO 14000
13 1 (0.025%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.025%) RMADS
13 1 (0.025%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1445 (36.58%) Active Directory
2 893 (22.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 398 (10.08%) Hyper-V
4 212 (5.37%) XenApp
5 206 (5.22%) vSphere
6 126 (3.19%) Terminal Services
7 79 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 69 (1.75%) VMware ESX
9 59 (1.49%) Docker
10 58 (1.47%) XenDesktop
11 55 (1.39%) KVM
11 55 (1.39%) XenServer
12 49 (1.24%) Xen
13 44 (1.11%) vCloud
14 36 (0.91%) NFS
15 24 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
16 23 (0.58%) ProxySG
17 22 (0.56%) ISA Server
18 21 (0.53%) iptables
18 21 (0.53%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 160 (4.05%) SCCM
2 145 (3.67%) Backup Exec
3 110 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 106 (2.68%) Puppet
5 100 (2.53%) WSUS
6 90 (2.28%) Nagios
7 72 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
8 70 (1.77%) FortiGate
9 62 (1.57%) SCOM
10 56 (1.42%) Cisco UCCX
10 56 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
11 51 (1.29%) ZABBIX
12 45 (1.14%) Ansible
13 40 (1.01%) Cacti
14 39 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
15 30 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 29 (0.73%) Graphite
16 29 (0.73%) SELinux
17 22 (0.56%) DameWare
17 22 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2042 (51.70%) Cisco
2 1296 (32.81%) Microsoft
3 1170 (29.62%) VMware
4 722 (18.28%) Juniper
5 643 (16.28%) Citrix
6 551 (13.95%) CheckPoint
7 368 (9.32%) HP
8 358 (9.06%) F5
9 276 (6.99%) Palo Alto
10 193 (4.89%) Dell
11 175 (4.43%) Symantec
12 166 (4.20%) Avaya
13 152 (3.85%) SolarWinds
14 151 (3.82%) Apple
15 129 (3.27%) Red Hat
16 127 (3.22%) NetApp
17 117 (2.96%) Oracle
18 101 (2.56%) Riverbed
19 93 (2.35%) Fortinet
20 81 (2.05%) Intel Security
Worcester, Worcestershire
WBRS
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Project People Ltd.
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kent
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 4k Car allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 17 hours ago
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fixed Term placement
Posted: 17 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £27000 per annum + £4k Shift Allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits + c.£6,000 on call
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive Salary & Generous Benefi
Posted: 20 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary & Generous Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive Salary & Generous Benefi
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Aerotron
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leicestershire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Spa
Salary: market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus, OCA, Overtime + more
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable with benefits
Posted: Yesterday