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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 84 95 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.82% 0.58% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.18% 5.93% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 6
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,550 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £64,200 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
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
110 118 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.96% 9.81% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 77 88 94
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £57,500
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

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 January 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) ITIL
3 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) SAN
5 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
5 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
5 7 (41.18%) Wireless
5 7 (41.18%) vSphere
5 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (35.29%) Network Security
7 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
7 5 (29.41%) Information Security Management
7 5 (29.41%) Security Management
7 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
7 5 (29.41%) Law
7 5 (29.41%) Legal
7 5 (29.41%) Information Security
7 5 (29.41%) WAN
7 5 (29.41%) Citrix
7 5 (29.41%) CISSP
7 5 (29.41%) ERP
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco
7 5 (29.41%) ISMS
7 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) MFGPRO
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
3 8 (47.06%) SAN
4 7 (41.18%) Wireless
5 6 (35.29%) Network Security
6 5 (29.41%) VLAN
6 5 (29.41%) WAN
7 4 (23.53%) DHCP
7 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 3 (17.65%) DNS
9 2 (11.76%) SSL
9 2 (11.76%) NAS
10 1 (5.88%) HSRP
10 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
10 1 (5.88%) Internet
10 1 (5.88%) MPLS
10 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
10 1 (5.88%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Law
1 5 (29.41%) Legal
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (23.53%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Security Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Security Specialist
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security Specialist
2 5 (29.41%) Information Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.88%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) ERP
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security Management
2 5 (29.41%) Security Management
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (29.41%) ISMS
3 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CISSP
1 5 (29.41%) CEH
2 4 (23.53%) MCSE
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (11.76%) MCITP
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) PMP
5 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (41.18%) vSphere
3 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) XenApp
5 1 (5.88%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Sophos
5 2 (11.76%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) McAfee
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.88%) Mitel
6 1 (5.88%) Google
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) F5
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
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The People Network
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Microsoft Certifications
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