The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 86 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.06% 1.09% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.02% 10.62% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 1
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
VPN
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
127 113 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.59% 10.23% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 71 77 73
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Glasgow region.

VPN Salary Trend in Glasgow

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Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) Wireless
2 12 (57.14%) Information Security
3 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
3 11 (52.38%) ITIL
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
4 10 (47.62%) Information Security Management
4 10 (47.62%) Security Management
4 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (42.86%) ISMS
5 9 (42.86%) Network Security
5 9 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (42.86%) CEH
5 9 (42.86%) Law
5 9 (42.86%) Legal
5 9 (42.86%) CISSP
6 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix
8 3 (14.29%) ERP
8 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 3 (14.29%) UNIX
8 3 (14.29%) MS Office
8 3 (14.29%) Cisco

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) WorkSite
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MFGPRO
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) Wireless
3 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
4 9 (42.86%) Network Security
5 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (9.52%) VLAN
6 2 (9.52%) SSL
6 2 (9.52%) SAN
6 2 (9.52%) 3G
6 2 (9.52%) ADSL
6 2 (9.52%) Broadband
7 1 (4.76%) LAN
7 1 (4.76%) WAN
7 1 (4.76%) OSPF
7 1 (4.76%) BGP
7 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (42.86%) Law
1 9 (42.86%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Analyst
2 12 (57.14%) Security Analyst
3 9 (42.86%) Security Specialist
3 9 (42.86%) Information Security Specialist
3 9 (42.86%) Information Specialist
4 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Information Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Support
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Information Security
2 11 (52.38%) ITIL
3 10 (47.62%) Information Security Management
3 10 (47.62%) Security Management
4 9 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (42.86%) ISMS
5 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 3 (14.29%) ERP
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (9.52%) Content Management
6 2 (9.52%) Time Management
7 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CEH
1 9 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) CCA
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) XenApp
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
5 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) Sophos
4 1 (4.76%) HP
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Posted: 2 days ago
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