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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 83 102 97
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.60% 0.78% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.97% 7.53% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 1
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +73.91%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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
136 146 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.45% 10.32% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 87 93 86
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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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 29 July 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 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 26 (70.27%) WAN
1 26 (70.27%) Cisco
2 24 (64.86%) CCNA
2 24 (64.86%) DHCP
2 24 (64.86%) LAN
2 24 (64.86%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (64.86%) Firewall
3 20 (54.05%) CheckPoint
4 19 (51.35%) Windows
4 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
5 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (37.84%) Network Security
6 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
6 14 (37.84%) DNS
7 13 (35.14%) SSL
7 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
7 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
7 13 (35.14%) F5
8 12 (32.43%) Wireless
8 12 (32.43%) WLAN
8 12 (32.43%) MPLS
8 12 (32.43%) McAfee
9 11 (29.73%) EIGRP
9 11 (29.73%) CiscoWorks
9 11 (29.73%) HSRP
9 11 (29.73%) Riverbed
9 11 (29.73%) SolarWinds
9 11 (29.73%) Fortinet
10 10 (27.03%) vSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 4 (10.81%) WorkSite
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (16.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (70.27%) WAN
2 24 (64.86%) LAN
2 24 (64.86%) DHCP
2 24 (64.86%) Firewall
3 16 (43.24%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (37.84%) Network Security
4 14 (37.84%) DNS
5 13 (35.14%) SSL
6 12 (32.43%) Wireless
6 12 (32.43%) MPLS
6 12 (32.43%) WLAN
7 11 (29.73%) EIGRP
7 11 (29.73%) HSRP
8 10 (27.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (27.03%) TACACS
8 10 (27.03%) Internet
9 9 (24.32%) SAN
9 9 (24.32%) IP Telephony
10 7 (18.92%) IPsec
11 6 (16.22%) Wireshark
General
1 8 (21.62%) Back Office
2 4 (10.81%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Local Government
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
1 14 (37.84%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Network Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Security Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Security Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Network Security Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Network Support
4 5 (13.51%) Team Leader
5 4 (10.81%) Junior
5 4 (10.81%) Operations Team Leader
5 4 (10.81%) Junior Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Network Security Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) XML
1 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
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 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
1 10 (27.03%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (24.32%) Mentoring
2 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
3 4 (10.81%) CRM
3 4 (10.81%) Content Management
4 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.41%) Service Management
4 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.70%) High Availability
5 1 (2.70%) SIEM
5 1 (2.70%) Line Management
5 1 (2.70%) ITSM
5 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) CCNA
1 24 (64.86%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (24.32%) CCNP
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MOS
4 1 (2.70%) CCA
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) vSphere
3 9 (24.32%) XenApp
3 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.11%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (24.32%) SCCM
2 9 (24.32%) SCOM
3 8 (21.62%) SCVMM
4 3 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (8.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Cisco
2 20 (54.05%) CheckPoint
3 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
4 13 (35.14%) F5
5 12 (32.43%) McAfee
6 11 (29.73%) Fortinet
6 11 (29.73%) Riverbed
6 11 (29.73%) SolarWinds
7 10 (27.03%) VMware
8 9 (24.32%) Mitel
8 9 (24.32%) HP
8 9 (24.32%) Citrix
9 3 (8.11%) Symantec
10 1 (2.70%) Sun
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