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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 93 99 91
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.01% 0.94% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.77% 8.84% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 4
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £38,800 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £40,000 £39,550
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -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
133 147 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.29% 10.61% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 91 87 81
Average salary £37,250 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.87% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,677 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

VPN
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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 28 (73.68%) WAN
2 27 (71.05%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (68.42%) LAN
3 26 (68.42%) DHCP
3 26 (68.42%) Cisco
3 26 (68.42%) CCNA
4 24 (63.16%) Firewall
5 20 (52.63%) CheckPoint
6 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
7 17 (44.74%) Windows
8 16 (42.11%) DNS
8 16 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (36.84%) Network Security
9 14 (36.84%) WLAN
9 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (34.21%) Wireless
10 13 (34.21%) SSL
10 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
10 13 (34.21%) F5
11 12 (31.58%) SolarWinds
11 12 (31.58%) Fortinet
11 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
11 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
11 12 (31.58%) MPLS
11 12 (31.58%) McAfee
12 11 (28.95%) EIGRP
12 11 (28.95%) CiscoWorks
12 11 (28.95%) Riverbed
12 11 (28.95%) HSRP
13 10 (26.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.53%) WorkSite
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (73.68%) WAN
2 26 (68.42%) LAN
2 26 (68.42%) DHCP
3 24 (63.16%) Firewall
4 16 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (42.11%) DNS
5 14 (36.84%) Network Security
5 14 (36.84%) WLAN
6 13 (34.21%) Wireless
6 13 (34.21%) SSL
7 12 (31.58%) MPLS
8 11 (28.95%) EIGRP
8 11 (28.95%) HSRP
9 10 (26.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 10 (26.32%) IP Telephony
9 10 (26.32%) TACACS
9 10 (26.32%) Internet
10 8 (21.05%) SAN
11 7 (18.42%) IPsec
11 7 (18.42%) Wireshark
General
1 8 (21.05%) Back Office
2 4 (10.53%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Local Government
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Network Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Network Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Security Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Security Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Network Security Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Network Support
5 4 (10.53%) Junior Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Operations Team Leader
5 4 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 4 (10.53%) Junior
6 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Network Security Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (15.79%) Linux
6 5 (13.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) ITIL
1 10 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
2 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.53%) CRM
3 4 (10.53%) Content Management
4 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.63%) ITSM
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.63%) High Availability
5 1 (2.63%) SIEM
5 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.63%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 27 (71.05%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (68.42%) CCNA
3 10 (26.32%) CCNP
4 9 (23.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) MCITP
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) HND
6 1 (2.63%) CCA
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (23.68%) XenApp
2 9 (23.68%) vSphere
3 3 (7.89%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (21.05%) SCCM
2 8 (21.05%) SCOM
2 8 (21.05%) SCVMM
3 3 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (7.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Cisco
2 20 (52.63%) CheckPoint
3 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 13 (34.21%) F5
5 12 (31.58%) SolarWinds
5 12 (31.58%) Fortinet
5 12 (31.58%) McAfee
6 11 (28.95%) Riverbed
7 9 (23.68%) VMware
7 9 (23.68%) Mitel
7 9 (23.68%) Citrix
8 8 (21.05%) HP
9 3 (7.89%) Symantec
10 1 (2.63%) Sun
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago