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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 82 118 102
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 60 15 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.62% 0.75% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.40% 3.30% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 44 13 55
Average salary £42,500 £33,750 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -21.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
484 455 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.11% 22.64% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 387 314 485
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +14 23 £42,500 +30.76%
Letchworth - 11 £42,500 -
Stevenage +7 8 £42,500 +37.09% 1
Hemel Hempstead -8 8 £38,750 -6.06% 1
Hitchin - 4 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £40,000 -
Borehamwood - 1 £45,000 - 1
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 79 (75.96%) Firewall
2 78 (75.00%) Cisco
3 53 (50.96%) WAN
4 52 (50.00%) LAN
5 51 (49.04%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (41.35%) MPLS
6 43 (41.35%) CCNP
7 37 (35.58%) Windows
8 32 (30.77%) VoIP
9 29 (27.88%) TCP/IP
10 28 (26.92%) Active Directory
10 28 (26.92%) MS Exchange
10 28 (26.92%) OSPF
10 28 (26.92%) BGP
10 28 (26.92%) VMware
11 27 (25.96%) CheckPoint
11 27 (25.96%) ITIL
12 26 (25.00%) HP
12 26 (25.00%) Network Security
13 25 (24.04%) SolarWinds
13 25 (24.04%) Wi-Fi
14 24 (23.08%) DNS
14 24 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
16 21 (20.19%) DHCP
16 21 (20.19%) Juniper
16 21 (20.19%) VLAN
17 20 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (19.23%) Linux
18 19 (18.27%) Retail

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 28 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.58%) Lync
3 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.92%) IIS
5 2 (1.92%) Apache
5 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.96%) SAS
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) PaaS
2 4 (3.85%) Office 365
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.88%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.92%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 79 (75.96%) Firewall
2 53 (50.96%) WAN
3 52 (50.00%) LAN
4 43 (41.35%) MPLS
5 32 (30.77%) VoIP
6 29 (27.88%) TCP/IP
7 28 (26.92%) OSPF
7 28 (26.92%) BGP
8 26 (25.00%) Network Security
9 25 (24.04%) Wi-Fi
10 24 (23.08%) DNS
11 21 (20.19%) DHCP
11 21 (20.19%) VLAN
12 20 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (17.31%) Wireless
13 18 (17.31%) SSL
14 17 (16.35%) VPLS
15 16 (15.38%) IPsec
15 16 (15.38%) EIGRP
16 15 (14.42%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.92%) MySQL
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (18.27%) Retail
2 17 (16.35%) Finance
3 8 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.81%) Law
6 4 (3.85%) Games
7 3 (2.88%) Billing
8 1 (0.96%) Local Government
8 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (49.04%) Network Engineer
2 14 (13.46%) Support Engineer
3 9 (8.65%) Analyst
4 8 (7.69%) Consultant
5 7 (6.73%) Technical Support
5 7 (6.73%) Network Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Project Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Server Support
6 6 (5.77%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (5.77%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.77%) Security Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 5 (4.81%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) Web Services
2 2 (1.92%) LAMP
3 1 (0.96%) JSON
3 1 (0.96%) Qt
3 1 (0.96%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Handset
2 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.77%) SecurID
3 6 (5.77%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.81%) Statistics
5 2 (1.92%) Online Games
5 2 (1.92%) Open Source
6 1 (0.96%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.96%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.96%) Replication
6 1 (0.96%) Firmware
6 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.96%) PKI
6 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.58%) Windows
2 24 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (19.23%) Linux
4 17 (16.35%) UNIX
5 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.77%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.88%) Solaris
9 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.96%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.96%) Android
10 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.96%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.96%) ITIL
2 16 (15.38%) Network Design
3 14 (13.46%) E-Commerce
4 13 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 12 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (10.58%) Network Management
7 10 (9.62%) PRINCE2
8 8 (7.69%) Time Management
9 7 (6.73%) Change Management
9 7 (6.73%) Document Management
9 7 (6.73%) Change Control
9 7 (6.73%) Project Management
10 6 (5.77%) Data Security
10 6 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (5.77%) Coaching
10 6 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (4.81%) Business Continuity Planning
11 5 (4.81%) Business Continuity
11 5 (4.81%) BCP
12 4 (3.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.77%) C
2 2 (1.92%) Python
3 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (49.04%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (41.35%) CCNP
3 13 (12.50%) Degree
4 11 (10.58%) MCP
4 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (10.58%) MCITP
5 9 (8.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (8.65%) CCIE
6 7 (6.73%) VCP5
6 7 (6.73%) MBCS
6 7 (6.73%) VCP4
7 6 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.77%) CCNA
8 5 (4.81%) RHCE
9 4 (3.85%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.88%) HP ASE
10 3 (2.88%) HP MASE
10 3 (2.88%) VCAP
11 2 (1.92%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.73%) XenApp
3 7 (6.73%) VMware ESX
4 6 (5.77%) Terminal Services
4 6 (5.77%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.81%) XenServer
6 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.88%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.88%) vSphere
7 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.96%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (9.62%) FortiGate
2 8 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (6.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (5.77%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (4.81%) SCCM
6 3 (2.88%) OpenView
7 2 (1.92%) SCOM
7 2 (1.92%) Cacti
7 2 (1.92%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.96%) WSUS
8 1 (0.96%) Nagios
8 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 78 (75.00%) Cisco
2 28 (26.92%) VMware
3 27 (25.96%) CheckPoint
4 26 (25.00%) HP
5 25 (24.04%) SolarWinds
6 23 (22.12%) Microsoft
7 21 (20.19%) Juniper
8 17 (16.35%) Aruba
8 17 (16.35%) Fortinet
9 16 (15.38%) Blue Coat
9 16 (15.38%) Meru Networks
10 15 (14.42%) Mitel
11 13 (12.50%) F5
12 10 (9.62%) Dell
13 6 (5.77%) Citrix
13 6 (5.77%) Fujitsu
13 6 (5.77%) 3Com
14 5 (4.81%) IBM
15 4 (3.85%) Riverbed
16 3 (2.88%) Sun
Hertfordshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £18,500 to £19,500 per annum + shift allowance of £1.5k + Career
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Stevenage
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago