The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 43 103 117
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 110 58 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.35% 2.40% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.76% 9.78% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 77 37 31
Median salary £32,500 £28,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -43.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,800 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £39,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,522 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.46% +11.42%
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
427 593 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.77% 24.50% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 334 403 479
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

VPN
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +45 37 £42,500 +93.18% 1
Watford +21 22 £42,250 +50.89% 2
St Albans +17 7 £70,000 +154.54%
Borehamwood +13 3 £32,500 +25.00%
Hertford - 2 £22,750 - 2
Welwyn Garden City +5 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 161 (66.26%) Cisco
2 148 (60.91%) Firewall
3 124 (51.03%) WAN
4 122 (50.21%) LAN
5 120 (49.38%) TCP/IP
5 120 (49.38%) Windows
6 98 (40.33%) Cisco Certification
7 80 (32.92%) Microsoft
8 76 (31.28%) Active Directory
9 75 (30.86%) Wireless
10 71 (29.22%) DHCP
10 71 (29.22%) Network Security
11 70 (28.81%) DNS
12 69 (28.40%) Windows Server
13 66 (27.16%) Security Cleared
14 65 (26.75%) SC Cleared
15 64 (26.34%) Linux
16 63 (25.93%) ITIL
17 57 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
18 56 (23.05%) MS Exchange
19 55 (22.63%) MS Excel
20 54 (22.22%) ISDN
20 54 (22.22%) CCNA
20 54 (22.22%) Juniper
20 54 (22.22%) VMware
20 54 (22.22%) Windows 7
21 53 (21.81%) DV Cleared
22 52 (21.40%) Network Design
23 51 (20.99%) SQL Server
24 50 (20.58%) Hyper-V

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (23.05%) MS Exchange
2 44 (18.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 38 (15.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (13.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 31 (12.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (6.17%) Skype for Business
8 8 (3.29%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.41%) IIS
9 1 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 55 (22.63%) MS Excel
2 30 (12.35%) MS Office
3 13 (5.35%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.11%) Office 365
2 22 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.47%) PaaS
5 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (60.91%) Firewall
2 124 (51.03%) WAN
3 122 (50.21%) LAN
4 120 (49.38%) TCP/IP
5 75 (30.86%) Wireless
6 71 (29.22%) DHCP
6 71 (29.22%) Network Security
7 70 (28.81%) DNS
8 54 (22.22%) ISDN
9 48 (19.75%) Broadband
10 42 (17.28%) OSPF
11 39 (16.05%) VLAN
12 38 (15.64%) SAN
13 36 (14.81%) NAS
14 27 (11.11%) BGP
14 27 (11.11%) IPv4
15 26 (10.70%) DMZ
15 26 (10.70%) SMTP
16 25 (10.29%) EIGRP
16 25 (10.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.00%) Cognos Impromptu
3 12 (4.94%) MySQL
3 12 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (6.58%) Telecoms
2 12 (4.94%) Finance
3 6 (2.47%) Retail
4 2 (0.82%) Games
5 1 (0.41%) Advertising
5 1 (0.41%) Back Office
5 1 (0.41%) Law
5 1 (0.41%) Legal
5 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (37.45%) Support Engineer
2 76 (31.28%) Network Engineer
3 40 (16.46%) Cisco Engineer
4 38 (15.64%) Network Support
5 34 (13.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 34 (13.99%) Network Support Engineer
6 30 (12.35%) Juniper Engineer
7 28 (11.52%) IT Support
8 26 (10.70%) IT Engineer
9 25 (10.29%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 25 (10.29%) Cisco Support
9 25 (10.29%) IT Support Engineer
9 25 (10.29%) Juniper Support
10 23 (9.47%) Data Centre Engineer
10 23 (9.47%) Data Centre Technician
11 22 (9.05%) Architect
12 21 (8.64%) Cisco Support Engineer
13 17 (7.00%) Data Technician
13 17 (7.00%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (7.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.29%) MAPI
2 7 (2.88%) Web Services
3 3 (1.23%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.23%) Middleware
4 1 (0.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.34%) Replication
2 44 (18.11%) Blackberry
3 43 (17.70%) Data Centre
4 42 (17.28%) e-Health
5 38 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (10.29%) iPhone
6 25 (10.29%) PDA
7 19 (7.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (5.35%) Fat Client
8 13 (5.35%) Thin Client
9 12 (4.94%) CESG
9 12 (4.94%) PACS
10 11 (4.53%) Private Cloud
11 10 (4.12%) Driving Licence
12 9 (3.70%) EqualLogic
13 8 (3.29%) Virtual Team
14 6 (2.47%) HP StoreVirtual
15 5 (2.06%) CESG CLAS
15 5 (2.06%) Mathematics
16 4 (1.65%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 120 (49.38%) Windows
2 69 (28.40%) Windows Server
3 64 (26.34%) Linux
4 57 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 47 (19.34%) Windows 8
7 46 (18.93%) Windows 10
8 38 (15.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (11.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (11.11%) Windows XP
11 26 (10.70%) Android
11 26 (10.70%) Windows Vista
12 15 (6.17%) Unix
13 8 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.41%) Solaris
14 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (25.93%) ITIL
2 52 (21.40%) Network Design
3 46 (18.93%) Network Monitoring
4 24 (9.88%) Mentoring
5 23 (9.47%) Change Management
6 16 (6.58%) Coaching
7 14 (5.76%) Incident Management
7 14 (5.76%) Network Architecture
7 14 (5.76%) Validation
8 13 (5.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 13 (5.35%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 12 (4.94%) ITIL V3
9 12 (4.94%) Problem Management
9 12 (4.94%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (4.94%) Workflow
10 11 (4.53%) Business Continuity
11 10 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.12%) Identity Management
12 9 (3.70%) Information Security
12 9 (3.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.29%) SQL
2 14 (5.76%) Python
3 12 (4.94%) Perl
3 12 (4.94%) Shell Script
4 6 (2.47%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.47%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.47%) VBA
5 5 (2.06%) C
Qualifications
1 98 (40.33%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (27.16%) Security Cleared
3 65 (26.75%) SC Cleared
4 54 (22.22%) CCNA
5 53 (21.81%) DV Cleared
6 49 (20.16%) CCNP
7 40 (16.46%) JNCIE
7 40 (16.46%) JNCIP
8 39 (16.05%) JNCIA
9 37 (15.23%) JNCIS
10 14 (5.76%) CCIE
11 13 (5.35%) CCSA
11 13 (5.35%) CCSE
12 12 (4.94%) CESG Certified Professional
12 12 (4.94%) CISSP
13 8 (3.29%) Degree
14 7 (2.88%) MCSE
14 7 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (2.47%) MCSA
15 6 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (8.23%) SLA
3 6 (2.47%) QA
4 3 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (31.28%) Active Directory
2 50 (20.58%) Hyper-V
3 49 (20.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (10.70%) vSphere
5 18 (7.41%) Terminal Services
6 17 (7.00%) NFS
7 15 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.88%) XenApp
9 6 (2.47%) Xen
10 5 (2.06%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.41%) UAG
Systems Management
1 36 (14.81%) Backup Exec
2 10 (4.12%) Cisco UCCX
3 9 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (1.23%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.23%) WSUS
5 2 (0.82%) SCCM
5 2 (0.82%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 161 (66.26%) Cisco
2 80 (32.92%) Microsoft
3 54 (22.22%) Juniper
3 54 (22.22%) VMware
4 44 (18.11%) Apple
5 38 (15.64%) Avaya
6 30 (12.35%) HP
7 29 (11.93%) CheckPoint
7 29 (11.93%) Dell
8 25 (10.29%) Draytek
9 19 (7.82%) Fujitsu
9 19 (7.82%) SonicWALL
10 17 (7.00%) Veeam
11 12 (4.94%) Sybase
12 11 (4.53%) Symantec
13 10 (4.12%) LogRhythm
13 10 (4.12%) Sourcefire
14 9 (3.70%) 3PAR
14 9 (3.70%) F5
14 9 (3.70%) Palo Alto
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