The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 38 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 2.77% 2.86% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 13.16% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 4
Average salary £37,500 £26,520 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.40% -44.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,520 £40,150
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £34,608 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
VPN
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hemel Hempstead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 38 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 30.45% 21.71% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 65 35 39
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,520 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

VPN
Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

VPN Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 13 (86.67%) WAN
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) Juniper
3 7 (46.67%) OSPF
3 7 (46.67%) BGP
3 7 (46.67%) EIGRP
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) IPsec
3 7 (46.67%) SSL
3 7 (46.67%) CCNP
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) SLA
4 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) Statistics
6 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (26.67%) FortiGate
6 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (26.67%) RHCE
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (20.00%) Solaris
7 3 (20.00%) DHCP
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) OpenView
7 3 (20.00%) HP

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Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) WAN
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
3 7 (46.67%) SSL
3 7 (46.67%) OSPF
3 7 (46.67%) BGP
3 7 (46.67%) EIGRP
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) IPsec
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) 802.11
5 3 (20.00%) MPLS
5 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 3 (20.00%) ISDN
5 3 (20.00%) VRRP
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (20.00%) OpenVPN
5 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (20.00%) HSRP
6 1 (6.67%) Multicast
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Statistics
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (20.00%) SIEM
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (20.00%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
4 1 (6.67%) People Management
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (46.67%) CCNP
2 4 (26.67%) RHCE
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) FortiGate
2 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (20.00%) OpenView
2 3 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (6.67%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) 3Com
4 3 (20.00%) Sun
4 3 (20.00%) Compuware
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (20.00%) Aruba
4 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
5 2 (13.33%) Lotus
6 1 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (6.67%) Northgate