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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 56 109 86
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -23
Permanent jobs citing VPN 87 45 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.27% 1.90% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.72% 11.57% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 59 34 47
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £23,650 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,850 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
383 389 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.81% 16.45% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 308 308 388
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Watford +12 28 £42,500 +25.92% 2
Hemel Hempstead +21 23 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Hertford - 6 £22,500 -
Borehamwood +3 5 £45,000 +51.26%
St Albans - 5 £70,000 -
Cheshunt - 4 £25,000 -
Rickmansworth +22 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Welwyn Garden City 0 2 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £23,500 -
Hitchin +3 1 £45,000 -
Harpenden - 1 £45,000 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 103 (52.28%) Cisco
2 93 (47.21%) LAN
3 91 (46.19%) Firewall
4 89 (45.18%) Windows
5 88 (44.67%) WAN
6 83 (42.13%) Cisco Certification
7 79 (40.10%) TCP/IP
8 76 (38.58%) ITIL
9 71 (36.04%) Microsoft
10 59 (29.95%) CCNP
10 59 (29.95%) Active Directory
11 58 (29.44%) Linux
12 55 (27.92%) Data Centre
13 51 (25.89%) Network Security
14 46 (23.35%) MS Excel
14 46 (23.35%) Wireless
15 44 (22.34%) Windows Server
16 41 (20.81%) Security Cleared
17 40 (20.30%) SC Cleared
17 40 (20.30%) CCNA
18 39 (19.80%) DHCP
19 38 (19.29%) DNS
20 37 (18.78%) ISDN
21 36 (18.27%) Change Management
22 35 (17.77%) IPsec
22 35 (17.77%) VMware
22 35 (17.77%) CheckPoint
22 35 (17.77%) Windows Server 2008
23 34 (17.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 34 (17.26%) Avaya

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 27 (13.71%) MS Exchange
1 27 (13.71%) Skype for Business
2 9 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.51%) IIS
4 1 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 46 (23.35%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.66%) MS Office
3 8 (4.06%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.69%) Office 365
2 14 (7.11%) PaaS
3 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.03%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 93 (47.21%) LAN
2 91 (46.19%) Firewall
3 88 (44.67%) WAN
4 79 (40.10%) TCP/IP
5 51 (25.89%) Network Security
6 46 (23.35%) Wireless
7 39 (19.80%) DHCP
8 38 (19.29%) DNS
9 37 (18.78%) ISDN
10 35 (17.77%) IPsec
11 34 (17.26%) BGP
11 34 (17.26%) EIGRP
12 33 (16.75%) OSPF
13 32 (16.24%) Converged Networks
13 32 (16.24%) VLAN
14 31 (15.74%) RIP
15 24 (12.18%) Broadband
15 24 (12.18%) MPLS
15 24 (12.18%) Remote Desktop
16 21 (10.66%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.14%) MySQL
1 18 (9.14%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (5.58%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.06%) Cognos Impromptu
4 4 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 22 (11.17%) Telecoms
2 17 (8.63%) Retail
3 7 (3.55%) Finance
4 3 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Back Office
5 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (36.55%) Support Engineer
2 66 (33.50%) Network Engineer
3 33 (16.75%) Cisco Engineer
4 32 (16.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 21 (10.66%) Analyst
5 21 (10.66%) Network Specialist
6 20 (10.15%) Linux Engineer
6 20 (10.15%) Linux Support
6 20 (10.15%) Linux Support Engineer
7 19 (9.64%) Network Support
7 19 (9.64%) Network Support Engineer
8 17 (8.63%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 17 (8.63%) Cisco Support
9 16 (8.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 16 (8.12%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (8.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 16 (8.12%) Architect
9 16 (8.12%) Juniper Engineer
10 15 (7.61%) Data Centre Engineer
10 15 (7.61%) Data Centre Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.55%) MAPI
2 2 (1.02%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 55 (27.92%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.15%) e-Health
3 17 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.12%) PACS
5 14 (7.11%) Mathematics
6 12 (6.09%) Virtual Team
7 10 (5.08%) CESG
7 10 (5.08%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (5.08%) Private Cloud
7 10 (5.08%) Replication
8 8 (4.06%) Blackberry
8 8 (4.06%) Management Information System
9 7 (3.55%) iPhone
9 7 (3.55%) PDA
10 6 (3.05%) Driving Licence
10 6 (3.05%) Handset
10 6 (3.05%) User Experience
11 3 (1.52%) Statistics
12 2 (1.02%) HP StoreVirtual
13 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 89 (45.18%) Windows
2 58 (29.44%) Linux
3 44 (22.34%) Windows Server
4 35 (17.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (13.71%) Windows 7
6 27 (13.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (11.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (9.14%) Unix
8 18 (9.14%) Windows 10
8 18 (9.14%) Windows 8
9 10 (5.08%) Android
9 10 (5.08%) Windows XP
10 8 (4.06%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.03%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.03%) Solaris
12 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (38.58%) ITIL
2 36 (18.27%) Change Management
3 32 (16.24%) Mentoring
4 23 (11.68%) Network Design
4 23 (11.68%) Network Monitoring
5 21 (10.66%) Problem Management
6 20 (10.15%) Coaching
7 18 (9.14%) ITIL V3
7 18 (9.14%) Workflow
8 16 (8.12%) Information Security
9 14 (7.11%) E-Commerce
10 13 (6.60%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 13 (6.60%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 13 (6.60%) Validation
11 12 (6.09%) Incident Management
11 12 (6.09%) Virtual Team Management
12 11 (5.58%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (5.08%) Network Architecture
13 10 (5.08%) Service Delivery
13 10 (5.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.23%) SQL
2 18 (9.14%) Perl
2 18 (9.14%) Python
2 18 (9.14%) Shell Script
3 14 (7.11%) C
4 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (42.13%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (29.95%) CCNP
3 41 (20.81%) Security Cleared
4 40 (20.30%) CCNA
4 40 (20.30%) SC Cleared
5 31 (15.74%) DV Cleared
6 19 (9.64%) JNCIE
6 19 (9.64%) JNCIP
7 18 (9.14%) JNCIA
7 18 (9.14%) JNCIS
8 15 (7.61%) Degree
9 11 (5.58%) CCIE
10 10 (5.08%) CCSA
10 10 (5.08%) CCSE
10 10 (5.08%) CESG Certified Professional
10 10 (5.08%) CISM
10 10 (5.08%) CISSP
10 10 (5.08%) CLAS
11 5 (2.54%) CCDP
12 4 (2.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (17.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.08%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.55%) QA
4 6 (3.05%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (29.95%) Active Directory
2 28 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (10.66%) Terminal Services
4 15 (7.61%) Hyper-V
5 14 (7.11%) VMware ESX
6 7 (3.55%) NFS
7 6 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.05%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.02%) XenApp
9 1 (0.51%) UAG
9 1 (0.51%) vSphere
9 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (6.60%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.06%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (3.05%) TrustSec
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 103 (52.28%) Cisco
2 71 (36.04%) Microsoft
3 35 (17.77%) CheckPoint
3 35 (17.77%) VMware
4 34 (17.26%) Avaya
5 30 (15.23%) Juniper
6 18 (9.14%) Sybase
7 14 (7.11%) HP
8 12 (6.09%) Citrix
9 11 (5.58%) NetApp
9 11 (5.58%) Veeam
10 10 (5.08%) F5
11 9 (4.57%) LogRhythm
11 9 (4.57%) Sourcefire
12 8 (4.06%) Apple
12 8 (4.06%) Symantec
13 7 (3.55%) Dell
13 7 (3.55%) Draytek
13 7 (3.55%) Fortinet
14 6 (3.05%) Brocade
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