The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 109 67 113
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +46
Permanent jobs citing VPN 36 97 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.45% 3.66% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.70% 14.06% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 31 94 32
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
632 690 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.43% 26.02% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 429 541 437
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -12 16 £46,250 -7.50% 4
Hemel Hempstead -23 4 £41,250 +8.55% 1
Stevenage -7 3 £39,500 +58.00%
Tring - 1 £37,500 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 45 (64.29%) Firewall
2 44 (62.86%) Cisco
3 43 (61.43%) Windows
4 36 (51.43%) LAN
5 34 (48.57%) Microsoft
5 34 (48.57%) WAN
6 27 (38.57%) MS Excel
7 26 (37.14%) Active Directory
8 23 (32.86%) CCNP
8 23 (32.86%) Citrix
8 23 (32.86%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (30.00%) VMware
11 20 (28.57%) Linux
12 19 (27.14%) SAN
12 19 (27.14%) HP
12 19 (27.14%) MCITP
13 17 (24.29%) CheckPoint
13 17 (24.29%) MS Exchange
14 16 (22.86%) Juniper
15 15 (21.43%) CCNA
16 13 (18.57%) Network Security
16 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (18.57%) Windows XP
16 13 (18.57%) MPLS
17 12 (17.14%) Apache
17 12 (17.14%) IIS
17 12 (17.14%) SQL
17 12 (17.14%) MySQL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (24.29%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.14%) Apache
2 12 (17.14%) IIS
3 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.43%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (7.14%) SAS
6 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (7.14%) Lync
7 3 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.43%) Jetty
Applications
1 27 (38.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.86%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 45 (64.29%) Firewall
2 36 (51.43%) LAN
3 34 (48.57%) WAN
4 19 (27.14%) SAN
5 13 (18.57%) Network Security
5 13 (18.57%) MPLS
6 12 (17.14%) DNS
7 11 (15.71%) TCP/IP
8 10 (14.29%) iSCSI
9 8 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (11.43%) Internet
10 7 (10.00%) FTP
10 7 (10.00%) SSL
10 7 (10.00%) Wireless
11 5 (7.14%) VoIP
11 5 (7.14%) NetScaler
11 5 (7.14%) NAS
12 4 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (5.71%) DHCP
13 3 (4.29%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) MySQL
2 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Maven
1 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.86%) Billing
2 2 (2.86%) Games
2 2 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Network Engineer
2 17 (24.29%) Analyst
3 16 (22.86%) Support Analyst
4 14 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
5 11 (15.71%) Security Engineer
5 11 (15.71%) Consultant
6 10 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 10 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
6 10 (14.29%) Project Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Network Support
8 7 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
8 7 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) Applications Support
8 7 (10.00%) Technical Support
8 7 (10.00%) IT Support
9 6 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
11 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) WAP
2 2 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.14%) iPhone
3 3 (4.29%) Clustering
3 3 (4.29%) SecurID
3 3 (4.29%) iPad
4 2 (2.86%) Open Source
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Handset
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (61.43%) Windows
2 20 (28.57%) Linux
3 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (18.57%) Windows XP
4 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.00%) UNIX
5 7 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.71%) CentOS
6 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.71%) OpenBSD
7 3 (4.29%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.86%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.86%) Android
9 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) Time Management
2 8 (11.43%) ITIL
3 7 (10.00%) Service Management
4 6 (8.57%) Project Management
5 5 (7.14%) Change Management
5 5 (7.14%) Data Security
5 5 (7.14%) Migration
5 5 (7.14%) Network Design
5 5 (7.14%) Network Management
5 5 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 4 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.71%) ITSM
6 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.29%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.29%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (4.29%) Change Control
8 2 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.86%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.86%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 7 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.29%) Java
3 3 (4.29%) Perl
3 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.86%) VB
4 2 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) CCNP
1 23 (32.86%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (27.14%) MCITP
4 15 (21.43%) CCNA
5 11 (15.71%) MCSE
6 7 (10.00%) MCP
7 6 (8.57%) NCDA
7 6 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (7.14%) NCIE
8 5 (7.14%) VCAP
9 4 (5.71%) MCTS
9 4 (5.71%) MCSA
10 3 (4.29%) A+ Certification
10 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.43%) RHCE
11 1 (1.43%) CCA
11 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.71%) Hyper-V
3 11 (15.71%) vSphere
4 10 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 10 (14.29%) XenApp
5 7 (10.00%) Terminal Server
6 5 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (7.14%) XenServer
7 4 (5.71%) Snort
8 3 (4.29%) KVM
9 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) SCOM
2 5 (7.14%) Nessus
2 5 (7.14%) SCCM
3 4 (5.71%) Nagios
4 3 (4.29%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.86%) WSUS
5 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.43%) Ansible
6 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (62.86%) Cisco
2 34 (48.57%) Microsoft
3 23 (32.86%) Citrix
4 21 (30.00%) VMware
5 19 (27.14%) HP
6 17 (24.29%) CheckPoint
7 16 (22.86%) Juniper
8 10 (14.29%) NetApp
8 10 (14.29%) IBM
9 7 (10.00%) JBoss
9 7 (10.00%) Oracle
9 7 (10.00%) Red Hat
9 7 (10.00%) Dell
10 5 (7.14%) EMC
10 5 (7.14%) Avaya
10 5 (7.14%) WatchGuard
11 4 (5.71%) Apple
12 3 (4.29%) Remedy
12 3 (4.29%) McAfee
12 3 (4.29%) LANDesk
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens health, pens, share options
Posted: 6 days ago
Harpenden
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago