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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 63 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.06% 1.24% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.04% 10.32% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 9
Median salary £38,000 £30,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.61% -24.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £20,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £49,300 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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
133 155 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.67% 11.97% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 98 98 83
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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

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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 8 December 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 19 (67.86%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) LAN
3 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
4 14 (50.00%) VoIP
4 14 (50.00%) MPLS
4 14 (50.00%) Firewall
4 14 (50.00%) Wireless
5 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 11 (39.29%) WAN
7 10 (35.71%) Windows
7 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
8 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (32.14%) IPsec
9 8 (28.57%) Network Design
9 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
9 8 (28.57%) Anomaly Detection
9 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
9 8 (28.57%) Network Security
10 7 (25.00%) Citrix
10 7 (25.00%) ITIL
10 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 6 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (21.43%) CCNP
11 6 (21.43%) VLAN
11 6 (21.43%) VMware
11 6 (21.43%) Cisco PIX

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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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) LAN
2 15 (53.57%) TCP/IP
3 14 (50.00%) Firewall
3 14 (50.00%) MPLS
3 14 (50.00%) VoIP
3 14 (50.00%) Wireless
4 11 (39.29%) WAN
5 9 (32.14%) IPsec
6 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (28.57%) Network Security
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (21.43%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (21.43%) VLAN
7 6 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (7.14%) OSPF
8 2 (7.14%) SAN
9 1 (3.57%) DHCP
9 1 (3.57%) DNS
9 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Network Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Network Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) VMware Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 4 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
1 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Anomaly Detection
1 8 (28.57%) Network Design
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 4 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (7.14%) Presales
5 2 (7.14%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.57%) Network Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (21.43%) CCNP
3 3 (10.71%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) vSphere
3 6 (21.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 7 (25.00%) Citrix
5 6 (21.43%) Aruba
5 6 (21.43%) VMware
6 2 (7.14%) Symantec
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) F5
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) iManage
7 1 (3.57%) Interwoven
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.57%) Nimsoft
7 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto