The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 27 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 0.85% - 10.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% - 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.73%
VPN
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 17.09% 7.69% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 13
Average salary £61,250 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.11% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £42,500 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

VPN
Salary Trend in Harrow

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

VPN Salary Trend in Harrow

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (50.00%) QMS
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) ISO 9000
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) BS7799
3 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Tripwire
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) NetScout

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Harrow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) RIP
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Network Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) QMS
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9000
1 2 (50.00%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) SpamAssassin
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Tripwire
3 1 (25.00%) NetScout
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper