The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 77 90 93
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.89% 1.39% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.84% 10.38% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 6
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £29,170 £25,125
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
102 183 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.35% 13.42% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 67 102 82
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,525 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for VPN.

1 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) LAN
3 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
4 13 (48.15%) Windows
4 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
5 12 (44.44%) Wireless
5 12 (44.44%) MPLS
5 12 (44.44%) VoIP
5 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (37.04%) VMware
7 10 (37.04%) Firewall
7 10 (37.04%) ITIL
7 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
8 9 (33.33%) WAN
9 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
9 8 (29.63%) Citrix
9 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (29.63%) VLAN
9 8 (29.63%) IPsec
9 8 (29.63%) vSphere
9 8 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (25.93%) XenApp
11 6 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (22.22%) Network Security
11 6 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (22.22%) Network Design

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) LAN
2 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
3 12 (44.44%) MPLS
3 12 (44.44%) VoIP
3 12 (44.44%) Wireless
4 10 (37.04%) Firewall
5 9 (33.33%) WAN
6 8 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (29.63%) IPsec
6 8 (29.63%) VLAN
7 6 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (22.22%) Network Security
7 6 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (7.41%) ADSL
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (7.41%) OSPF
9 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Network Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Consultant
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Senior Network Analyst
5 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
7 2 (7.41%) IT Support
7 2 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Cisco Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) VMware Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
1 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
1 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Anomaly Detection
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 6 (22.22%) Network Design
2 6 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (14.81%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.41%) CRM
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (7.41%) High Availability
4 2 (7.41%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (7.41%) Presales
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
2 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (29.63%) vSphere
4 7 (25.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
4 8 (29.63%) Citrix
5 6 (22.22%) Aruba
5 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.41%) iManage
6 2 (7.41%) Interwoven
6 2 (7.41%) MobileIron
6 2 (7.41%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) Dell