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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 90 89 124
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +35
Permanent jobs citing VPN 51 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.48% 2.03% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.63% 8.09% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 38
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,100 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
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
480 482 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.33% 25.04% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 392 293 512
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Watford -10 17 £37,500 +29.31% 1
Hemel Hempstead -13 8 £31,750 +9.48% 2
Borehamwood - 6 £45,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £45,000 -
St Albans -18 3 £31,500 -47.50%
Stevenage +17 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Hertford - 2 - -
Hoddesdon - 2 £21,000 -
Potters Bar - 2 £21,750 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £36,000 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 84 (76.36%) Cisco
2 66 (60.00%) Firewall
3 59 (53.64%) Windows
4 53 (48.18%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (42.73%) WAN
6 46 (41.82%) MPLS
7 43 (39.09%) LAN
8 38 (34.55%) CCNP
8 38 (34.55%) VMware
9 35 (31.82%) Active Directory
10 34 (30.91%) TCP/IP
11 31 (28.18%) Microsoft
12 30 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (23.64%) VPLS
14 24 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (21.82%) VoIP
14 24 (21.82%) Wireless
15 22 (20.00%) CheckPoint
15 22 (20.00%) UNIX
16 21 (19.09%) ITIL
16 21 (19.09%) SolarWinds
17 20 (18.18%) Retail
17 20 (18.18%) MS Exchange
18 18 (16.36%) OSPF
18 18 (16.36%) BGP
18 18 (16.36%) Citrix
19 17 (15.45%) DNS
19 17 (15.45%) Windows Server 2003
20 16 (14.55%) HP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.09%) Apache
2 10 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.64%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.73%) WorkSite
6 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.82%) IIS
6 2 (1.82%) JBoss
6 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.82%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (12.73%) MS Office
2 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.91%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Office 365
2 2 (1.82%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.82%) PaaS
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.82%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (60.00%) Firewall
2 47 (42.73%) WAN
3 46 (41.82%) MPLS
4 43 (39.09%) LAN
5 34 (30.91%) TCP/IP
6 30 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (23.64%) VPLS
8 24 (21.82%) VoIP
8 24 (21.82%) Wireless
9 18 (16.36%) OSPF
9 18 (16.36%) BGP
10 17 (15.45%) DNS
11 15 (13.64%) DHCP
12 14 (12.73%) VLAN
13 13 (11.82%) Network Security
14 12 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (9.09%) Multicast
16 9 (8.18%) SAN
16 9 (8.18%) IPsec
16 9 (8.18%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) MySQL
3 3 (2.73%) Big Data
4 2 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
General
1 20 (18.18%) Retail
2 13 (11.82%) Finance
3 11 (10.00%) Law
4 4 (3.64%) Games
5 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.82%) Billing
6 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (33.64%) Network Engineer
2 19 (17.27%) Analyst
3 14 (12.73%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.18%) Support Analyst
4 9 (8.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (8.18%) IT Manager
5 7 (6.36%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Applications Support
6 6 (5.45%) Network Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Consultant
7 5 (4.55%) Architect
7 5 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.55%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.64%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (3.64%) IT Support
8 4 (3.64%) Network Support
8 4 (3.64%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.73%) XMPP
3 2 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.36%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.45%) Statistics
4 4 (3.64%) Handset
5 3 (2.73%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.73%) PDA
5 3 (2.73%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.82%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.82%) Blog
6 2 (1.82%) FMCG
6 2 (1.82%) iPhone
7 1 (0.91%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.91%) PKI
7 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 59 (53.64%) Windows
2 26 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (20.00%) UNIX
4 17 (15.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (10.00%) Linux
7 10 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 10 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.73%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.73%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.82%) Android
9 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.09%) ITIL
2 14 (12.73%) PRINCE2
3 12 (10.91%) Project Management
3 12 (10.91%) Network Design
4 9 (8.18%) Change Control
4 9 (8.18%) Document Management
5 7 (6.36%) Network Management
6 6 (5.45%) Change Management
6 6 (5.45%) Service Management
7 5 (4.55%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.64%) ERP
8 4 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.64%) Time Management
8 4 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (3.64%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.64%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.73%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.73%) Data Analytics
9 3 (2.73%) Analytics
9 3 (2.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.82%) SQL
2 10 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (2.73%) C
3 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.82%) VBScript
4 2 (1.82%) VB
4 2 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (48.18%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (34.55%) CCNP
3 14 (12.73%) CCNA
4 12 (10.91%) MCP
5 10 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (7.27%) MBCS
6 8 (7.27%) VCP4
6 8 (7.27%) VCP5
7 6 (5.45%) CCIE
7 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (4.55%) Degree
9 4 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.73%) HP ASE
10 3 (2.73%) HP MASE
10 3 (2.73%) VCAP
10 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (2.73%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) SLA
2 4 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 35 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 24 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.09%) vSphere
4 9 (8.18%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.36%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.45%) Samba
6 6 (5.45%) Terminal Server
7 4 (3.64%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.73%) XenServer
9 1 (0.91%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 8 (7.27%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.55%) ZENworks
3 2 (1.82%) SCCM
3 2 (1.82%) Cacti
3 2 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (76.36%) Cisco
2 38 (34.55%) VMware
3 31 (28.18%) Microsoft
4 22 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 21 (19.09%) SolarWinds
6 18 (16.36%) Citrix
7 16 (14.55%) HP
7 16 (14.55%) Blue Coat
8 12 (10.91%) Juniper
9 11 (10.00%) F5
10 8 (7.27%) Meru Networks
11 7 (6.36%) EMC
11 7 (6.36%) Sophos
11 7 (6.36%) Websense
12 5 (4.55%) 3Com
12 5 (4.55%) Mitel
12 5 (4.55%) Aruba
13 4 (3.64%) Splunk
13 4 (3.64%) ServiceNow
13 4 (3.64%) McAfee
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hightown
Salary: £26,520 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Borehamwood
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago