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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 121 115 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -46
Permanent jobs citing VPN 32 33 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.38% 1.32% 3.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.47% 5.09% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 89
Average salary £27,250 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.44% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
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
585 648 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.25% 25.85% 26.18%
Number of salaries quoted 406 436 530
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Hemel Hempstead -19 11 £22,000 -61.73% 1
Watford 0 8 £35,000 -30.00%
Borehamwood - 7 £32,500 -
Potters Bar - 2 £21,750 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £42,500 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 53 (63.86%) Windows
2 47 (56.63%) Cisco
3 38 (45.78%) Microsoft
4 37 (44.58%) Firewall
5 34 (40.96%) VMware
6 33 (39.76%) TCP/IP
6 33 (39.76%) WAN
7 31 (37.35%) LAN
8 29 (34.94%) Active Directory
9 26 (31.33%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (28.92%) DNS
10 24 (28.92%) MS Office
10 24 (28.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (26.51%) VLAN
11 22 (26.51%) DHCP
12 21 (25.30%) MS Excel
13 20 (24.10%) MS Exchange
14 19 (22.89%) Linux
14 19 (22.89%) Citrix
14 19 (22.89%) HP
14 19 (22.89%) MPLS
15 18 (21.69%) Windows XP
16 16 (19.28%) SSL
16 16 (19.28%) SLA
16 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (19.28%) Wireless
16 16 (19.28%) Office 365
17 15 (18.07%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (18.07%) CCNA
17 15 (18.07%) SQL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 20 (24.10%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (13.25%) IBM Notes
5 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
5 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.61%) WorkSite
8 3 (3.61%) Apache
8 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 24 (28.92%) MS Office
2 21 (25.30%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.20%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.28%) Office 365
2 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.41%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.41%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (44.58%) Firewall
2 33 (39.76%) TCP/IP
2 33 (39.76%) WAN
3 31 (37.35%) LAN
4 24 (28.92%) DNS
5 22 (26.51%) VLAN
5 22 (26.51%) DHCP
6 19 (22.89%) MPLS
7 16 (19.28%) SSL
7 16 (19.28%) Wireless
8 15 (18.07%) OSPF
9 14 (16.87%) SAN
10 12 (14.46%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (14.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (13.25%) IPsec
11 11 (13.25%) BGP
12 10 (12.05%) Network Security
13 9 (10.84%) EIGRP
14 8 (9.64%) VRRP
14 8 (9.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) Big Data
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.41%) MySQL
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Games
4 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.41%) Law
5 2 (2.41%) Billing
6 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.66%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.84%) Analyst
4 8 (9.64%) IT Manager
4 8 (9.64%) IT Support
5 7 (8.43%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.23%) Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Network Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (4.82%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) NOC Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Service Analyst
10 2 (2.41%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.05%) Blackberry
3 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (7.23%) PDA
5 5 (6.02%) Statistics
5 5 (6.02%) iPhone
5 5 (6.02%) Fat Client
5 5 (6.02%) Thin Client
6 4 (4.82%) Replication
7 3 (3.61%) AS400
8 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.41%) Handset
8 2 (2.41%) FMCG
8 2 (2.41%) Blog
8 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.41%) PKI
8 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (63.86%) Windows
2 19 (22.89%) Linux
3 18 (21.69%) Windows XP
4 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (13.25%) Windows 7
8 10 (12.05%) Windows 8
9 5 (6.02%) Windows Vista
9 5 (6.02%) Android
9 5 (6.02%) Mac OS X
10 4 (4.82%) UNIX
11 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.20%) HPUX
12 1 (1.20%) Solaris
12 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.46%) Project Management
1 12 (14.46%) Time Management
2 8 (9.64%) Mentoring
3 6 (7.23%) Change Management
3 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (7.23%) ITIL
3 6 (7.23%) Asset Management
4 5 (6.02%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.02%) ERP
5 4 (4.82%) Service Management
6 3 (3.61%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.61%) Process Management
6 3 (3.61%) Analytics
6 3 (3.61%) Data Analytics
6 3 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.41%) Network Management
7 2 (2.41%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.41%) Software Licensing
7 2 (2.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) Java
3 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.61%) C
5 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.41%) Python
5 2 (2.41%) VBScript
5 2 (2.41%) VB
5 2 (2.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (31.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (18.07%) CCNA
3 13 (15.66%) CCNP
4 12 (14.46%) Degree
5 6 (7.23%) CCIE
5 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.02%) MCP
7 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.61%) MCSE
7 3 (3.61%) MCSA
8 2 (2.41%) CCIA
8 2 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.41%) CCEA
8 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.20%) ACSP
9 1 (1.20%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.20%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.28%) SLA
2 4 (4.82%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.41%) QA
4 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (34.94%) Active Directory
2 24 (28.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.66%) vSphere
4 12 (14.46%) Terminal Services
5 11 (13.25%) Hyper-V
6 6 (7.23%) VMware ESX
7 5 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.61%) XenApp
8 3 (3.61%) XenServer
8 3 (3.61%) MetaFrame
9 2 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.41%) Xen
10 1 (1.20%) Samba
10 1 (1.20%) NFS
10 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (4.82%) ZENworks
3 3 (3.61%) Cacti
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (56.63%) Cisco
2 38 (45.78%) Microsoft
3 34 (40.96%) VMware
4 19 (22.89%) Citrix
4 19 (22.89%) HP
5 12 (14.46%) Juniper
5 12 (14.46%) SonicWALL
6 11 (13.25%) CheckPoint
6 11 (13.25%) Lotus
7 9 (10.84%) F5
8 8 (9.64%) Apple
9 7 (8.43%) SolarWinds
10 6 (7.23%) Sophos
10 6 (7.23%) Websense
10 6 (7.23%) EMC
11 5 (6.02%) Fujitsu
11 5 (6.02%) JD Edwards
12 4 (4.82%) Splunk
12 4 (4.82%) ServiceNow
12 4 (4.82%) Symantec
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum + shift allowance of £1.5k + Career
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex and Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: up to £30k + car + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago