The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 95 108 70
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -38
Permanent jobs citing VPN 48 42 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.10% 1.63% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.21% 6.18% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 81
Average salary £28,500 £50,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.00% +36.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -3.78%
VPN
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
585 680 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.60% 26.39% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 387 470 469
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VPN Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

VPN Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

VPN
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +2 14 £27,500 -45.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead -16 9 £22,500 -60.86% 1
St Albans - 5 £27,500 -
Borehamwood - 5 £32,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £42,500 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 57 (68.67%) Windows
2 43 (51.81%) Microsoft
3 37 (44.58%) VMware
4 36 (43.37%) Active Directory
5 35 (42.17%) TCP/IP
6 34 (40.96%) Cisco
7 32 (38.55%) MS Exchange
7 32 (38.55%) Firewall
8 31 (37.35%) MS Office
8 31 (37.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (36.14%) WAN
10 29 (34.94%) LAN
10 29 (34.94%) MS Excel
10 29 (34.94%) DNS
11 27 (32.53%) DHCP
11 27 (32.53%) VLAN
12 24 (28.92%) Data Centre
13 23 (27.71%) Office 365
14 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (25.30%) Linux
15 21 (25.30%) Terminal Services
16 20 (24.10%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (24.10%) Windows XP
17 19 (22.89%) Citrix
18 18 (21.69%) SLA
19 17 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2007
20 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2010
20 16 (19.28%) SSL
21 15 (18.07%) Cisco Certification

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 32 (38.55%) MS Exchange
2 17 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (14.46%) IBM Notes
5 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
7 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (6.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.41%) Lync
8 2 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (37.35%) MS Office
2 29 (34.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.20%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 23 (27.71%) Office 365
2 15 (18.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (9.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (42.17%) TCP/IP
2 32 (38.55%) Firewall
3 30 (36.14%) WAN
4 29 (34.94%) LAN
4 29 (34.94%) DNS
5 27 (32.53%) DHCP
5 27 (32.53%) VLAN
6 16 (19.28%) SSL
7 13 (15.66%) Wireless
7 13 (15.66%) OSPF
8 12 (14.46%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (14.46%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (12.05%) SAN
9 10 (12.05%) MPLS
10 9 (10.84%) BGP
11 8 (9.64%) IPsec
12 7 (8.43%) NAS
12 7 (8.43%) EIGRP
12 7 (8.43%) DMZ
13 6 (7.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Marketing
3 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (20.48%) Analyst
1 17 (20.48%) Support Engineer
2 14 (16.87%) IT Support
3 10 (12.05%) Support Analyst
4 9 (10.84%) Network Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (9.64%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) IT Support Technician
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) NOC Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) Data Centre
2 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.05%) Blackberry
4 9 (10.84%) Management Information System
4 9 (10.84%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (9.64%) Handset
6 7 (8.43%) Mathematics
7 6 (7.23%) iPhone
8 5 (6.02%) PDA
8 5 (6.02%) Fat Client
8 5 (6.02%) Thin Client
8 5 (6.02%) Replication
9 4 (4.82%) Statistics
10 3 (3.61%) AS400
11 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
11 2 (2.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (2.41%) EFT
11 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
12 1 (1.20%) PKI
12 1 (1.20%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 57 (68.67%) Windows
2 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (25.30%) Linux
4 20 (24.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (24.10%) Windows XP
5 9 (10.84%) Windows 7
6 8 (9.64%) Windows 8
6 8 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.23%) Windows Vista
8 5 (6.02%) Android
8 5 (6.02%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.20%) HPUX
9 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.66%) Mentoring
2 10 (12.05%) ITIL
2 10 (12.05%) Time Management
2 10 (12.05%) Information Security
3 7 (8.43%) Change Management
4 6 (7.23%) SIEM
5 5 (6.02%) Asset Management
5 5 (6.02%) Project Management
6 4 (4.82%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.61%) ERP
7 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.41%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (2.41%) Software Licensing
8 2 (2.41%) Information Security Management
8 2 (2.41%) Security Management
8 2 (2.41%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.41%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.41%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (2.41%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.25%) SQL
2 7 (8.43%) C
3 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.61%) VBA
5 2 (2.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (16.87%) Degree
3 9 (10.84%) CCNP
3 9 (10.84%) CCNA
4 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.61%) MCP
5 3 (3.61%) MCSE
5 3 (3.61%) MCSA
6 2 (2.41%) CISM
6 2 (2.41%) CCIE
6 2 (2.41%) CISSP
6 2 (2.41%) PCI QSA
6 2 (2.41%) ACSP
7 1 (1.20%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.20%) CCIA
7 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.20%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.69%) SLA
2 5 (6.02%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.20%) QA
4 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (43.37%) Active Directory
2 31 (37.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (25.30%) Terminal Services
4 14 (16.87%) vSphere
5 12 (14.46%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (10.84%) Hyper-V
7 8 (9.64%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (6.02%) XenApp
9 3 (3.61%) Xen
9 3 (3.61%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.61%) MetaFrame
10 1 (1.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.61%) SCCM
3 2 (2.41%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.20%) WSUS
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.20%) Cacti
Vendors
1 43 (51.81%) Microsoft
2 37 (44.58%) VMware
3 34 (40.96%) Cisco
4 19 (22.89%) Citrix
5 13 (15.66%) HP
6 12 (14.46%) Lotus
7 11 (13.25%) SonicWALL
8 9 (10.84%) Apple
9 7 (8.43%) Fortinet
9 7 (8.43%) F5
10 6 (7.23%) Juniper
10 6 (7.23%) SolarWinds
10 6 (7.23%) Fujitsu
11 5 (6.02%) Splunk
11 5 (6.02%) Dell
11 5 (6.02%) Sophos
12 4 (4.82%) Symantec
12 4 (4.82%) EMC
12 4 (4.82%) Tripwire
13 3 (3.61%) ServiceNow
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Which?
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago