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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 63 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.08% 1.14% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.97% 9.26% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 7
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £29,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
136 162 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.90% 12.36% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 100 100 86
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
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

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 16 January 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Glasgow

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 18 (66.67%) Cisco
2 17 (62.96%) LAN
3 14 (51.85%) VoIP
3 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
3 14 (51.85%) MPLS
3 14 (51.85%) Wireless
4 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
5 12 (44.44%) Firewall
6 11 (40.74%) WAN
6 11 (40.74%) Windows
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
7 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 10 (37.04%) ITIL
8 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
9 8 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (29.63%) Anomaly Detection
9 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (29.63%) IPsec
9 8 (29.63%) VMware
9 8 (29.63%) Network Design
9 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (25.93%) Citrix
11 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
11 6 (22.22%) CCNP
11 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
11 6 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (22.22%) VLAN
11 6 (22.22%) Cisco PIX

VPN
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 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) LAN
2 14 (51.85%) MPLS
2 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
2 14 (51.85%) VoIP
2 14 (51.85%) Wireless
3 12 (44.44%) Firewall
4 11 (40.74%) WAN
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (29.63%) IPsec
6 6 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (22.22%) Network Security
6 6 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
6 6 (22.22%) VLAN
6 6 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (7.41%) ADSL
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (7.41%) OSPF
8 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Network Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Network Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Leader
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
7 2 (7.41%) IT Support
7 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) VMware Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
1 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
1 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Anomaly Detection
2 8 (29.63%) Network Design
3 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 4 (14.81%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (14.81%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (7.41%) High Availability
5 2 (7.41%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (7.41%) Presales
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) CCNP
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) vSphere
3 6 (22.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) VMware
4 7 (25.93%) Citrix
5 6 (22.22%) Aruba
5 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.41%) iManage
6 2 (7.41%) Interwoven
6 2 (7.41%) MobileIron
6 2 (7.41%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
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