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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 49 54 73
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 26 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 3.93% 2.88% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.48% 13.10% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 13
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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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
168 145 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 25.42% 22.00% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 149 132 132
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 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 31 August 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Guildford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 51 (70.83%) Cisco
1 51 (70.83%) Firewall
2 39 (54.17%) LAN
2 39 (54.17%) WAN
3 25 (34.72%) DNS
4 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 24 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (31.94%) VoIP
5 23 (31.94%) Windows
5 23 (31.94%) Telecoms
5 23 (31.94%) IPsec
6 20 (27.78%) Juniper
7 19 (26.39%) Linux
7 19 (26.39%) Ethical Hacking
7 19 (26.39%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (26.39%) Wireless
7 19 (26.39%) Wireless Security
7 19 (26.39%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (26.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 19 (26.39%) Security Hardening
7 19 (26.39%) 802.1X
8 18 (25.00%) CCNP
9 17 (23.61%) CheckPoint
9 17 (23.61%) .NET
10 16 (22.22%) CCIE
10 16 (22.22%) FortiGate
10 16 (22.22%) Fortinet
11 15 (20.83%) PKI
11 15 (20.83%) Java
12 14 (19.44%) JavaScript

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Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 13 (18.06%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.56%) Apache
4 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Office
2 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.39%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (70.83%) Firewall
2 39 (54.17%) LAN
2 39 (54.17%) WAN
3 25 (34.72%) DNS
4 23 (31.94%) VoIP
4 23 (31.94%) IPsec
5 19 (26.39%) Wireless
5 19 (26.39%) Wireless Security
6 14 (19.44%) Asterisk PBX
6 14 (19.44%) SSH
6 14 (19.44%) VLAN
6 14 (19.44%) PBX
6 14 (19.44%) LDAP
6 14 (19.44%) HTTPS
6 14 (19.44%) HTTP
6 14 (19.44%) RTP
7 13 (18.06%) CTI
7 13 (18.06%) ISDN
7 13 (18.06%) Q.931
8 9 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (31.94%) Telecoms
2 13 (18.06%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.56%) Marketing
3 4 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Architect
2 23 (31.94%) Network Engineer
3 19 (26.39%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (22.22%) Security Architect
4 16 (22.22%) Security Engineer
4 16 (22.22%) Network Architect
4 16 (22.22%) Senior Security Engineer
4 16 (22.22%) Senior Security Architect
4 16 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 16 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 16 (22.22%) Senior Network Architect
4 16 (22.22%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 16 (22.22%) Senior Architect
4 16 (22.22%) Network Security Architect
5 14 (19.44%) Technical Architect
6 10 (13.89%) Analyst
7 9 (12.50%) Support Analyst
8 7 (9.72%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
10 5 (6.94%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) 802.1X
2 17 (23.61%) .NET
3 14 (19.44%) HTML
3 14 (19.44%) Ajax
4 13 (18.06%) TAPI
4 13 (18.06%) CCXML
4 13 (18.06%) Web Services
4 13 (18.06%) VXML
4 13 (18.06%) JTAPI
5 2 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 15 (20.83%) PKI
3 13 (18.06%) IVR
4 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.56%) DTV
6 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.17%) Tandem
7 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.39%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.94%) Windows
2 19 (26.39%) Linux
3 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.78%) UNIX
7 1 (1.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Ethical Hacking
1 19 (26.39%) Penetration Testing
1 19 (26.39%) Security Hardening
2 13 (18.06%) CRM
3 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 4 (5.56%) ITIL
4 4 (5.56%) Process Management
4 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (4.17%) Integration Testing
5 3 (4.17%) Information Architecture
5 3 (4.17%) Cyber Security
6 2 (2.78%) Software Testing
6 2 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.78%) Change Management
6 2 (2.78%) Server Building
6 2 (2.78%) Line Management
6 2 (2.78%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.39%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.83%) Java
2 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
2 14 (19.44%) SQL
3 8 (11.11%) Python
3 8 (11.11%) Perl
4 6 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.78%) C
5 2 (2.78%) C#
5 2 (2.78%) C++
5 2 (2.78%) PHP
5 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (25.00%) CCNP
3 16 (22.22%) CCIE
4 8 (11.11%) CCNA
5 4 (5.56%) Degree
6 3 (4.17%) VCP4
6 3 (4.17%) VCP5
6 3 (4.17%) MCSE
6 3 (4.17%) MCSA
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.39%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.39%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.39%) CCDA
7 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.72%) Terminal Services
4 6 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.94%) vSphere
5 5 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (22.22%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (70.83%) Cisco
2 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 20 (27.78%) Juniper
4 17 (23.61%) CheckPoint
5 16 (22.22%) Fortinet
6 14 (19.44%) VMware
7 13 (18.06%) Genesys
7 13 (18.06%) Nortel
7 13 (18.06%) Avaya
8 5 (6.94%) F5
9 4 (5.56%) SAP
10 3 (4.17%) Oracle
10 3 (4.17%) HP
10 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.78%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.39%) Citrix
12 1 (1.39%) Sun
Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago