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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 90 79 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.74% 1.52% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.48% 14.81% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 2
Average salary £40,000 £29,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.59% +31.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,831 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -4.45%
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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
107 108 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.94% 10.25% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 61 68 76
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £54,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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 24 October 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) Wireless
2 12 (63.16%) Information Security
3 11 (57.89%) ITIL
3 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
4 10 (52.63%) Information Security Management
4 10 (52.63%) Security Management
4 10 (52.63%) Management Information System
5 9 (47.37%) Law
5 9 (47.37%) Legal
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) CISSP
5 9 (47.37%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (47.37%) CEH
5 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (47.37%) Network Security
5 9 (47.37%) ISMS
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (21.05%) VMware
7 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
8 3 (15.79%) XenApp
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (15.79%) VLAN
8 3 (15.79%) vSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) WorkSite
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) Wireless
3 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
4 9 (47.37%) Network Security
5 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (15.79%) VLAN
6 2 (10.53%) SSL
6 2 (10.53%) SAN
6 2 (10.53%) 3G
6 2 (10.53%) ADSL
6 2 (10.53%) Broadband
6 2 (10.53%) LAN
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
7 1 (5.26%) OSPF
7 1 (5.26%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (47.37%) Law
1 9 (47.37%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Analyst
2 12 (63.16%) Security Analyst
3 9 (47.37%) Security Specialist
3 9 (47.37%) Information Security Specialist
3 9 (47.37%) Information Specialist
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Information Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) ITIL
3 10 (52.63%) Information Security Management
3 10 (52.63%) Security Management
4 9 (47.37%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (47.37%) ISMS
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.79%) ERP
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) CRM
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Time Management
6 2 (10.53%) Content Management
7 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CISSP
1 9 (47.37%) CEH
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) CCA
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) XenApp
2 3 (15.79%) vSphere
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Symantec
4 2 (10.53%) Sophos
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
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