The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford 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 28 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 52 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 7.28% 1.48% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.96% 8.07% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 52 10 17
Average salary £55,000 £46,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% +14.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £29,200 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
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Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
186 161 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 26.05% 18.34% 24.47%
Number of salaries quoted 164 142 172
Average salary £55,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Guildford region.

VPN Salary Trend in Guildford

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Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Guildford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 52 (74.29%) Firewall
2 51 (72.86%) Cisco
3 37 (52.86%) WAN
3 37 (52.86%) LAN
4 25 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (34.29%) DNS
5 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
6 23 (32.86%) CCNP
6 23 (32.86%) VoIP
6 23 (32.86%) Telecoms
7 22 (31.43%) Windows
8 21 (30.00%) Juniper
9 20 (28.57%) Wireless
9 20 (28.57%) IPsec
10 19 (27.14%) Ethical Hacking
10 19 (27.14%) Penetration Testing
10 19 (27.14%) Wireless Security
10 19 (27.14%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (27.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 19 (27.14%) Security Hardening
11 17 (24.29%) CheckPoint
11 17 (24.29%) .NET
12 16 (22.86%) CCIE
12 16 (22.86%) FortiGate
12 16 (22.86%) Fortinet
13 15 (21.43%) Linux
14 14 (20.00%) LDAP
14 14 (20.00%) Java
15 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
15 13 (18.57%) HTML

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Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 11 (15.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.86%) IIS
4 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.43%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.43%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (74.29%) Firewall
2 37 (52.86%) LAN
2 37 (52.86%) WAN
3 24 (34.29%) DNS
4 23 (32.86%) VoIP
5 20 (28.57%) Wireless
5 20 (28.57%) IPsec
6 19 (27.14%) Wireless Security
7 14 (20.00%) LDAP
8 13 (18.57%) PBX
8 13 (18.57%) HTTPS
8 13 (18.57%) CTI
8 13 (18.57%) HTTP
8 13 (18.57%) ISDN
8 13 (18.57%) VLAN
8 13 (18.57%) SSH
8 13 (18.57%) RTP
8 13 (18.57%) Q.931
8 13 (18.57%) Asterisk PBX
9 10 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (32.86%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
3 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.29%) Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Architect
2 25 (35.71%) Network Engineer
3 21 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (22.86%) Network Security Engineer
4 16 (22.86%) Security Architect
4 16 (22.86%) Security Engineer
4 16 (22.86%) Network Architect
4 16 (22.86%) Senior Security Engineer
4 16 (22.86%) Senior Security Architect
4 16 (22.86%) Senior Network Architect
4 16 (22.86%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 16 (22.86%) Senior Architect
4 16 (22.86%) Network Security Architect
5 13 (18.57%) Technical Architect
6 12 (17.14%) Analyst
7 10 (14.29%) Support Engineer
8 8 (11.43%) Support Analyst
9 7 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (8.57%) Telecoms Engineer
10 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) .NET
2 13 (18.57%) Web Services
2 13 (18.57%) HTML
2 13 (18.57%) VXML
2 13 (18.57%) JTAPI
2 13 (18.57%) Ajax
2 13 (18.57%) TAPI
2 13 (18.57%) CCXML
3 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 13 (18.57%) PKI
2 13 (18.57%) IVR
3 3 (4.29%) Tandem
3 3 (4.29%) DTV
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Statistics
5 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.43%) Windows
2 15 (21.43%) Linux
3 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) Ethical Hacking
1 19 (27.14%) Penetration Testing
1 19 (27.14%) Security Hardening
2 13 (18.57%) CRM
3 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.14%) Network Management
5 3 (4.29%) Cyber Security
5 3 (4.29%) Information Architecture
5 3 (4.29%) Programme Management
5 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.29%) Process Management
5 3 (4.29%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (4.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.86%) Network Architecture
6 2 (2.86%) Change Management
6 2 (2.86%) Server Building
6 2 (2.86%) Line Management
6 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) Java
2 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.29%) SQL
4 8 (11.43%) Perl
5 7 (10.00%) Python
5 7 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) C#
7 1 (1.43%) C++
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (32.86%) CCNP
3 16 (22.86%) CCIE
4 4 (5.71%) CCNA
5 3 (4.29%) MCSE
5 3 (4.29%) MCSA
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.29%) Degree
6 1 (1.43%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.43%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.43%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
1 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 5 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.29%) vSphere
5 1 (1.43%) iptables
Systems Management
1 16 (22.86%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.86%) Iperf
3 1 (1.43%) OpenView
3 1 (1.43%) Nagios
3 1 (1.43%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (72.86%) Cisco
2 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 21 (30.00%) Juniper
4 17 (24.29%) CheckPoint
5 16 (22.86%) Fortinet
6 13 (18.57%) Genesys
6 13 (18.57%) Nortel
6 13 (18.57%) Avaya
7 12 (17.14%) VMware
8 8 (11.43%) SolarWinds
9 5 (7.14%) HP
10 4 (5.71%) F5
11 3 (4.29%) SAP
12 2 (2.86%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.43%) Polycom
13 1 (1.43%) Siemens
13 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.43%) Oracle
13 1 (1.43%) Citrix
13 1 (1.43%) Dell