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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 100 84 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.86% 1.54% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.17% 13.38% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 9
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,292 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +7.64%
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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
120 142 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.40% 11.54% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 70 90 89
Median salary £49,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.27% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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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 24 July 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 20 (90.91%) Firewall
2 17 (77.27%) Cisco
3 11 (50.00%) IPsec
3 11 (50.00%) F5
4 10 (45.45%) Juniper
5 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (36.36%) LAN
6 8 (36.36%) WAN
6 8 (36.36%) Nimsoft
6 8 (36.36%) Network Security
7 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (31.82%) Degree
7 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
8 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
8 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
8 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (27.27%) Palo Alto
9 5 (22.73%) CCNP
9 5 (22.73%) CCNA
10 4 (18.18%) MS Office
10 4 (18.18%) MPLS
10 4 (18.18%) OSPF
10 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
10 4 (18.18%) FWSM
10 4 (18.18%) Network Design
11 3 (13.64%) JNCIA

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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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) IPsec
3 8 (36.36%) LAN
3 8 (36.36%) Network Security
3 8 (36.36%) WAN
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (18.18%) FWSM
6 4 (18.18%) MPLS
6 4 (18.18%) OSPF
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (13.64%) IPv4
7 3 (13.64%) SSL
7 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (9.09%) DNS
8 2 (9.09%) VoIP
8 2 (9.09%) Wireless
9 1 (4.55%) DHCP
9 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Network Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Network Technical Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) Debian
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
2 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 4 (18.18%) Network Design
4 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Network Management
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (13.64%) Process Management
4 3 (13.64%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security
5 1 (4.55%) Internal Audit
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) SIEM
5 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (22.73%) CCNA
3 5 (22.73%) CCNP
4 3 (13.64%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) MCSA
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) F5
3 10 (45.45%) Juniper
4 8 (36.36%) Nimsoft
5 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (4.55%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) iManage
7 1 (4.55%) VMware
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