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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 109 96 102
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 39 40 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.89% 1.89% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.86% 8.10% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 25 38 58
Average salary £27,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £26,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
496 494 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.02% 23.31% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 383 336 486
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £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 3 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 3 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
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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 -13 12 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Watford -6 9 £37,500 +22.95% 1
Borehamwood - 7 £45,000 -
Potters Bar - 5 £21,750 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £45,000 -
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 3 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 78 (72.90%) Cisco
2 59 (55.14%) Windows
3 56 (52.34%) Firewall
4 47 (43.93%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (40.19%) WAN
6 39 (36.45%) LAN
7 37 (34.58%) MPLS
8 36 (33.64%) TCP/IP
8 36 (33.64%) VMware
9 35 (32.71%) Microsoft
10 30 (28.04%) Active Directory
11 29 (27.10%) CCNP
12 26 (24.30%) Wireless
13 25 (23.36%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (20.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (20.56%) MS Exchange
15 21 (19.63%) MS Office
15 21 (19.63%) HP
15 21 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (18.69%) DNS
16 20 (18.69%) SQL Server
17 19 (17.76%) VoIP
17 19 (17.76%) CCNA
17 19 (17.76%) Citrix
17 19 (17.76%) OSPF
17 19 (17.76%) CheckPoint
17 19 (17.76%) VLAN
17 19 (17.76%) VPLS
18 18 (16.82%) DHCP
19 17 (15.89%) UNIX

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 22 (20.56%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.48%) Apache
3 8 (7.48%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (6.54%) IBM Notes
5 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.80%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.87%) JBoss
Applications
1 21 (19.63%) MS Office
2 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) Office 365
2 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.87%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (52.34%) Firewall
2 43 (40.19%) WAN
3 39 (36.45%) LAN
4 37 (34.58%) MPLS
5 36 (33.64%) TCP/IP
6 26 (24.30%) Wireless
7 25 (23.36%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (18.69%) DNS
9 19 (17.76%) VoIP
9 19 (17.76%) OSPF
9 19 (17.76%) VLAN
9 19 (17.76%) VPLS
10 18 (16.82%) DHCP
11 17 (15.89%) BGP
12 13 (12.15%) Network Security
13 12 (11.21%) SAN
14 11 (10.28%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (9.35%) IPsec
16 9 (8.41%) Multicast
16 9 (8.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) Big Data
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.87%) MySQL
General
1 16 (14.95%) Retail
2 13 (12.15%) Finance
3 9 (8.41%) Law
4 4 (3.74%) Games
5 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.87%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (31.78%) Network Engineer
2 15 (14.02%) Analyst
2 15 (14.02%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.28%) IT Manager
4 8 (7.48%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (6.54%) IT Support
6 6 (5.61%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Applications Support
6 6 (5.61%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (2.80%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (2.80%) Network Support
8 3 (2.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (2.80%) Network Consultant
8 3 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.80%) XMPP
3 2 (1.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.54%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.61%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.61%) PDA
4 5 (4.67%) Statistics
4 5 (4.67%) iPhone
5 3 (2.80%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.80%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.80%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.87%) Handset
6 2 (1.87%) FMCG
6 2 (1.87%) Blog
6 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 59 (55.14%) Windows
2 22 (20.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (15.89%) UNIX
4 16 (14.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (14.95%) Windows XP
5 15 (14.02%) Linux
6 14 (13.08%) Windows 7
7 13 (12.15%) Windows 8
7 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.61%) Mac OS X
8 6 (5.61%) Windows Vista
9 5 (4.67%) Android
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.02%) ITIL
2 14 (13.08%) Project Management
3 11 (10.28%) PRINCE2
4 9 (8.41%) Network Design
4 9 (8.41%) Time Management
5 7 (6.54%) Document Management
5 7 (6.54%) Service Management
6 6 (5.61%) Change Management
6 6 (5.61%) Asset Management
7 5 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.67%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.67%) Change Control
8 4 (3.74%) Network Management
8 4 (3.74%) ERP
9 3 (2.80%) Process Management
9 3 (2.80%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.80%) Data Analytics
9 3 (2.80%) Analytics
10 2 (1.87%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (1.87%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.95%) SQL
2 10 (9.35%) Java
3 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.87%) VBScript
4 2 (1.87%) VB
4 2 (1.87%) Python
5 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (43.93%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (27.10%) CCNP
3 19 (17.76%) CCNA
4 10 (9.35%) MCP
4 10 (9.35%) VCP4
5 8 (7.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (6.54%) CCIE
7 6 (5.61%) MBCS
7 6 (5.61%) Degree
7 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.61%) VCP5
8 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (2.80%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.80%) HP ASE
10 3 (2.80%) HP MASE
10 3 (2.80%) VCAP
11 2 (1.87%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) SLA
2 4 (3.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.87%) QA
4 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (28.04%) Active Directory
2 21 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.21%) vSphere
4 10 (9.35%) Hyper-V
5 9 (8.41%) VMware ESX
6 6 (5.61%) Samba
6 6 (5.61%) Terminal Server
7 5 (4.67%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.80%) XenServer
9 1 (0.93%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (9.35%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (4.67%) ZENworks
4 3 (2.80%) Cacti
4 3 (2.80%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.87%) SCCM
5 2 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.93%) WSUS
6 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 78 (72.90%) Cisco
2 36 (33.64%) VMware
3 35 (32.71%) Microsoft
4 21 (19.63%) HP
5 19 (17.76%) Citrix
5 19 (17.76%) CheckPoint
6 16 (14.95%) SolarWinds
7 13 (12.15%) Juniper
8 10 (9.35%) F5
9 9 (8.41%) EMC
9 9 (8.41%) Sophos
9 9 (8.41%) Websense
9 9 (8.41%) Blue Coat
10 7 (6.54%) Lotus
11 6 (5.61%) SonicWALL
11 6 (5.61%) Meru Networks
12 4 (3.74%) Splunk
12 4 (3.74%) ServiceNow
12 4 (3.74%) Sourcefire
12 4 (3.74%) 3Com
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Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum + shift allowance of £1.5k + Career
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
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