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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 75 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 29 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.30% 0.53% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.76% 4.49% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 3
Average salary £48,750 £36,750 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.65% +56.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £39,250 £26,700
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
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
173 156 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.74% 11.88% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 111 104 94
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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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 3 July 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (75.68%) Cisco
2 27 (72.97%) WAN
3 25 (67.57%) DHCP
3 25 (67.57%) CCNA
3 25 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (67.57%) Firewall
4 24 (64.86%) LAN
5 22 (59.46%) CheckPoint
6 18 (48.65%) Windows
6 18 (48.65%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
8 15 (40.54%) Network Security
8 15 (40.54%) F5
9 14 (37.84%) Wireless
9 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (37.84%) MPLS
9 14 (37.84%) McAfee
9 14 (37.84%) SSL
10 13 (35.14%) WLAN
10 13 (35.14%) DNS
10 13 (35.14%) CiscoWorks
10 13 (35.14%) EIGRP
10 13 (35.14%) HSRP
10 13 (35.14%) Riverbed
10 13 (35.14%) SolarWinds
10 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
10 13 (35.14%) Fortinet
11 12 (32.43%) TACACS
11 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
11 12 (32.43%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (21.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.11%) WorkSite
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (72.97%) WAN
2 25 (67.57%) DHCP
2 25 (67.57%) Firewall
3 24 (64.86%) LAN
4 18 (48.65%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (40.54%) Network Security
6 14 (37.84%) Wireless
6 14 (37.84%) SSL
6 14 (37.84%) MPLS
7 13 (35.14%) EIGRP
7 13 (35.14%) DNS
7 13 (35.14%) WLAN
7 13 (35.14%) HSRP
8 12 (32.43%) TACACS
9 11 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (27.03%) IP Telephony
10 10 (27.03%) Internet
11 9 (24.32%) SAN
12 8 (21.62%) IPsec
13 6 (16.22%) Wireshark
General
1 8 (21.62%) Back Office
2 4 (10.81%) Law
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Local Government
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Network Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Security Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Network Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Security Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Network Security Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Network Support
6 5 (13.51%) Team Leader
7 4 (10.81%) Junior
7 4 (10.81%) Junior Network Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Operations Team Leader
8 3 (8.11%) IT Support
8 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Architect
9 2 (5.41%) Network Architect
9 2 (5.41%) Network Security Architect
9 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.81%) Linux
6 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (27.03%) ITIL
3 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
3 9 (24.32%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.11%) CRM
4 3 (8.11%) Content Management
5 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.70%) ITSM
6 1 (2.70%) Service Management
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.70%) High Availability
6 1 (2.70%) SIEM
6 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) CCNA
1 25 (67.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (24.32%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) MCITP
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MOS
3 1 (2.70%) CCA
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) vSphere
3 9 (24.32%) XenApp
3 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (24.32%) SCCM
2 9 (24.32%) SCOM
3 8 (21.62%) SCVMM
4 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Cisco
2 22 (59.46%) CheckPoint
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 15 (40.54%) F5
5 14 (37.84%) McAfee
6 13 (35.14%) Fortinet
6 13 (35.14%) Riverbed
6 13 (35.14%) SolarWinds
7 10 (27.03%) VMware
7 10 (27.03%) Mitel
8 9 (24.32%) HP
8 9 (24.32%) Citrix
9 2 (5.41%) Symantec
10 1 (2.70%) Google