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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 108 106 84
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 34 37 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.62% 1.63% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.65% 6.74% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 75
Average salary £26,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £27,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
511 549 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.31% 24.21% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 375 396 510
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,860 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -12 10 £26,000 -36.96% 4
Borehamwood - 8 £31,000 -
Watford -6 7 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Potters Bar - 5 £21,750 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £36,000 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 61 (65.59%) Cisco
2 55 (59.14%) Windows
3 43 (46.24%) Firewall
4 40 (43.01%) WAN
5 36 (38.71%) LAN
5 36 (38.71%) Microsoft
6 34 (36.56%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (35.48%) TCP/IP
8 31 (33.33%) VMware
9 26 (27.96%) Active Directory
10 23 (24.73%) MPLS
11 22 (23.66%) Citrix
11 22 (23.66%) MS Office
11 22 (23.66%) VLAN
12 21 (22.58%) DNS
13 19 (20.43%) CheckPoint
13 19 (20.43%) DHCP
13 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
14 18 (19.35%) SQL
14 18 (19.35%) HP
14 18 (19.35%) CCNP
14 18 (19.35%) CCNA
14 18 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (18.28%) Windows XP
16 16 (17.20%) MS Exchange
16 16 (17.20%) Linux
16 16 (17.20%) MS Excel
17 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (16.13%) Wireless
18 14 (15.05%) Cisco ASA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (17.20%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (9.68%) IBM Notes
5 8 (8.60%) Apache
5 8 (8.60%) Tomcat
6 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
6 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.23%) WorkSite
9 2 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (23.66%) MS Office
2 16 (17.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) Office 365
2 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.15%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (46.24%) Firewall
2 40 (43.01%) WAN
3 36 (38.71%) LAN
4 33 (35.48%) TCP/IP
5 23 (24.73%) MPLS
6 22 (23.66%) VLAN
7 21 (22.58%) DNS
8 19 (20.43%) DHCP
9 15 (16.13%) Wireless
10 14 (15.05%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (15.05%) SAN
11 13 (13.98%) OSPF
11 13 (13.98%) SSL
11 13 (13.98%) Network Security
12 12 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (11.83%) IPsec
14 10 (10.75%) Multicast
14 10 (10.75%) BGP
15 8 (8.60%) EIGRP
15 8 (8.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) Big Data
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.15%) MySQL
General
1 12 (12.90%) Finance
1 12 (12.90%) Retail
2 5 (5.38%) Law
3 4 (4.30%) Games
4 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.15%) Billing
6 1 (1.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (21.51%) Network Engineer
2 13 (13.98%) Support Engineer
3 11 (11.83%) Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) IT Manager
5 7 (7.53%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) IT Support
7 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Network Consultant
8 3 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.23%) NOC Engineer
9 2 (2.15%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.15%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.23%) XMPP
3 2 (2.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.60%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.45%) PDA
4 5 (5.38%) Statistics
4 5 (5.38%) iPhone
5 4 (4.30%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.30%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.30%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.15%) Replication
6 2 (2.15%) AS400
6 2 (2.15%) FMCG
6 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.15%) Blog
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) Handset
7 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (59.14%) Windows
2 17 (18.28%) Windows XP
3 16 (17.20%) Linux
4 15 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (12.90%) Windows 7
5 12 (12.90%) Windows 8
5 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (9.68%) UNIX
8 5 (5.38%) Windows Vista
8 5 (5.38%) Android
8 5 (5.38%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.98%) Project Management
2 11 (11.83%) Time Management
3 7 (7.53%) ITIL
3 7 (7.53%) Asset Management
4 6 (6.45%) Service Management
4 6 (6.45%) Change Management
4 6 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (5.38%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.30%) Network Management
6 4 (4.30%) Network Design
6 4 (4.30%) ERP
7 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.23%) Process Management
7 3 (3.23%) Data Analytics
7 3 (3.23%) Analytics
7 3 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.15%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.15%) Software Licensing
8 2 (2.15%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) SQL
2 10 (10.75%) Java
3 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.15%) VBScript
4 2 (2.15%) VB
4 2 (2.15%) Python
5 1 (1.08%) VBA
5 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (36.56%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (19.35%) CCNP
2 18 (19.35%) CCNA
3 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.53%) Degree
3 7 (7.53%) CCIE
4 5 (5.38%) MCP
4 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.23%) MCSE
6 3 (3.23%) MCSA
6 3 (3.23%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.15%) CCEA
7 2 (2.15%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.15%) CCIA
8 1 (1.08%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.90%) SLA
2 4 (4.30%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.15%) QA
4 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (27.96%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.90%) vSphere
4 10 (10.75%) Hyper-V
5 8 (8.60%) VMware ESX
5 8 (8.60%) Terminal Services
6 6 (6.45%) Samba
6 6 (6.45%) Terminal Server
7 3 (3.23%) XenServer
8 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.15%) MetaFrame
8 2 (2.15%) XenApp
9 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.38%) ZENworks
3 3 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.23%) Cacti
3 3 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.15%) SCCM
5 1 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 61 (65.59%) Cisco
2 36 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 31 (33.33%) VMware
4 22 (23.66%) Citrix
5 19 (20.43%) CheckPoint
6 18 (19.35%) HP
7 13 (13.98%) Juniper
8 10 (10.75%) F5
9 9 (9.68%) SonicWALL
9 9 (9.68%) Lotus
10 8 (8.60%) EMC
10 8 (8.60%) Sophos
10 8 (8.60%) Websense
11 7 (7.53%) SolarWinds
12 6 (6.45%) Apple
13 4 (4.30%) JD Edwards
13 4 (4.30%) Symantec
13 4 (4.30%) McAfee
13 4 (4.30%) Splunk
13 4 (4.30%) ServiceNow
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,500 per annum + Career Progression + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago