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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 102 94 110
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 46 51 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.91% 2.20% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.95% 10.47% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 13
Average salary £31,250 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £63,750 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -5.33%
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
420 487 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.45% 20.97% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 321 383 320
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -7 20 £37,500 -11.76%
Borehamwood - 7 £25,500 - 1
Hitchin +15 4 - -
Welwyn Garden City -1 2 £24,000 -40.00%
Hemel Hempstead -4 2 £46,500 +16.25%
St Albans - 2 £27,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £55,000 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 69 (72.63%) Windows
2 53 (55.79%) VMware
3 52 (54.74%) DNS
4 50 (52.63%) DHCP
5 49 (51.58%) Microsoft
6 48 (50.53%) Active Directory
7 47 (49.47%) LAN
7 47 (49.47%) VMware Infrastructure
8 46 (48.42%) Firewall
9 44 (46.32%) TCP/IP
10 43 (45.26%) WAN
10 43 (45.26%) Data Centre
11 42 (44.21%) MS Exchange
12 37 (38.95%) Terminal Services
13 36 (37.89%) Cisco
14 35 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
15 34 (35.79%) Windows Server 2008
15 34 (35.79%) Windows Server 2003
16 33 (34.74%) Mentoring
17 31 (32.63%) Linux
18 30 (31.58%) MS Excel
18 30 (31.58%) MS Office
18 30 (31.58%) Office 365
18 30 (31.58%) VLAN
19 26 (27.37%) vSphere
19 26 (27.37%) VMware ESXi
20 25 (26.32%) ITIL
21 23 (24.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 22 (23.16%) Information Security
23 20 (21.05%) SSL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 42 (44.21%) MS Exchange
2 19 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (14.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (10.53%) Lync
5 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
7 7 (7.37%) IBM Notes
8 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (4.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (31.58%) MS Office
1 30 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.05%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (31.58%) Office 365
2 20 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (17.89%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (54.74%) DNS
2 50 (52.63%) DHCP
3 47 (49.47%) LAN
4 46 (48.42%) Firewall
5 44 (46.32%) TCP/IP
6 43 (45.26%) WAN
7 30 (31.58%) VLAN
8 20 (21.05%) SSL
9 15 (15.79%) Wireless
9 15 (15.79%) NAS
10 14 (14.74%) MPLS
11 13 (13.68%) SAN
11 13 (13.68%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (11.58%) OSPF
13 9 (9.47%) VoIP
14 8 (8.42%) BIG-IP
14 8 (8.42%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (8.42%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (8.42%) HSRP
15 7 (7.37%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 10 (10.53%) Retail
2 9 (9.47%) Games
3 5 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (29.47%) Analyst
2 21 (22.11%) Support Analyst
3 16 (16.84%) Support Engineer
4 14 (14.74%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (11.58%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 11 (11.58%) IT Support
6 9 (9.47%) Network Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
9 5 (5.26%) Support Technician
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Service Desk Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) Web Services
1 1 (1.05%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 43 (45.26%) Data Centre
2 18 (18.95%) Handset
3 15 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 14 (14.74%) Replication
4 14 (14.74%) Blackberry
5 13 (13.68%) Mathematics
6 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (7.37%) HP StoreVirtual
7 7 (7.37%) Fat Client
7 7 (7.37%) Thin Client
8 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
9 4 (4.21%) EFT
9 4 (4.21%) CMDB
10 2 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (2.11%) AS400
10 2 (2.11%) EqualLogic
10 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
10 2 (2.11%) Statistics
11 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.05%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 69 (72.63%) Windows
2 35 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (35.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (35.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (32.63%) Linux
5 23 (24.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (11.58%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.11%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.05%) HPUX
9 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.74%) Mentoring
2 25 (26.32%) ITIL
3 22 (23.16%) Information Security
4 10 (10.53%) SIEM
5 7 (7.37%) Change Management
5 7 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.32%) Coaching
7 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.26%) Network Design
8 4 (4.21%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.21%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.21%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.16%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.16%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.16%) Time Management
10 2 (2.11%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (2.11%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.68%) C
2 8 (8.42%) SQL
3 7 (7.37%) VBA
3 7 (7.37%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) Degree
2 10 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.37%) CCNP
4 6 (6.32%) MCSE
4 6 (6.32%) MCSA
4 6 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.26%) CCNA
6 3 (3.16%) CISSP
7 2 (2.11%) MCP
7 2 (2.11%) CISM
7 2 (2.11%) PCI QSA
7 2 (2.11%) ACSP
8 1 (1.05%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (1.05%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.05%) SLA
2 4 (4.21%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (50.53%) Active Directory
2 47 (49.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (38.95%) Terminal Services
4 26 (27.37%) vSphere
4 26 (27.37%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (18.95%) VMware Workstation
6 10 (10.53%) XenApp
7 9 (9.47%) Hyper-V
8 5 (5.26%) VMware ESX
9 4 (4.21%) Xen
10 2 (2.11%) MetaFrame
11 1 (1.05%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Cacti
2 2 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.11%) WSUS
3 1 (1.05%) SCCM
3 1 (1.05%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 53 (55.79%) VMware
2 49 (51.58%) Microsoft
3 36 (37.89%) Cisco
4 17 (17.89%) HP
5 16 (16.84%) SonicWALL
6 15 (15.79%) Fujitsu
6 15 (15.79%) Citrix
6 15 (15.79%) Apple
7 11 (11.58%) Fortinet
7 11 (11.58%) F5
8 10 (10.53%) SolarWinds
8 10 (10.53%) Dell
9 7 (7.37%) Lotus
10 6 (6.32%) Juniper
10 6 (6.32%) Tripwire
11 5 (5.26%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.21%) Sophos
12 4 (4.21%) Crossbeam
12 4 (4.21%) Splunk
13 3 (3.16%) Oracle
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago