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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 96 94 104
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 62 51 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.57% 2.06% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.28% 9.04% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 39 35 24
Average salary £28,000 £48,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.56% +41.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £33,750 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £58,750 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,947 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -1.47%
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
505 564 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.97% 22.80% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 347 452 349
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,700 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 24 £28,000 -44.00% 1
St Albans -14 7 £27,500 -54.16%
Borehamwood - 6 £29,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -5 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead -11 3 £23,000 -42.50%
Hitchin +11 2 - - 1
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 72 (74.23%) Windows
2 56 (57.73%) VMware
3 54 (55.67%) Microsoft
4 49 (50.52%) DNS
4 49 (50.52%) Active Directory
5 48 (49.48%) MS Exchange
5 48 (49.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 47 (48.45%) DHCP
7 46 (47.42%) TCP/IP
8 44 (45.36%) WAN
8 44 (45.36%) Firewall
9 43 (44.33%) LAN
9 43 (44.33%) Data Centre
10 40 (41.24%) Terminal Services
11 37 (38.14%) Cisco
11 37 (38.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 35 (36.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (36.08%) Linux
12 35 (36.08%) MS Office
12 35 (36.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 34 (35.05%) Office 365
14 32 (32.99%) Mentoring
14 32 (32.99%) VLAN
14 32 (32.99%) MS Excel
15 27 (27.84%) vSphere
16 25 (25.77%) ITIL
16 25 (25.77%) VMware ESXi
17 23 (23.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 22 (22.68%) Exchange Server 2007
19 21 (21.65%) SSL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 48 (49.48%) MS Exchange
2 22 (22.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (15.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (12.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (10.31%) IBM Notes
6 9 (9.28%) Lync
7 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
8 4 (4.12%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 35 (36.08%) MS Office
2 32 (32.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.03%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (35.05%) Office 365
2 19 (19.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (17.53%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (5.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (50.52%) DNS
2 47 (48.45%) DHCP
3 46 (47.42%) TCP/IP
4 44 (45.36%) Firewall
4 44 (45.36%) WAN
5 43 (44.33%) LAN
6 32 (32.99%) VLAN
7 21 (21.65%) SSL
8 15 (15.46%) OSPF
9 13 (13.40%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (13.40%) NAS
10 12 (12.37%) MPLS
11 11 (11.34%) SAN
11 11 (11.34%) VoIP
11 11 (11.34%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (10.31%) Wireless
13 7 (7.22%) BGP
14 6 (6.19%) FTP
15 5 (5.15%) ISDN
15 5 (5.15%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 6 (6.19%) Finance
1 6 (6.19%) Retail
2 5 (5.15%) Games
3 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (26.80%) Analyst
2 20 (20.62%) Support Analyst
3 18 (18.56%) Support Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (13.40%) IT Support
5 11 (11.34%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (7.22%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (5.15%) Support Technician
9 3 (3.09%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 43 (44.33%) Data Centre
2 18 (18.56%) Handset
3 16 (16.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (14.43%) Blackberry
5 13 (13.40%) Mathematics
6 12 (12.37%) Replication
7 9 (9.28%) Thin Client
7 9 (9.28%) Fat Client
8 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
8 6 (6.19%) HP StoreVirtual
9 4 (4.12%) EFT
10 3 (3.09%) AS400
10 3 (3.09%) iPhone
10 3 (3.09%) Statistics
11 2 (2.06%) CMDB
11 2 (2.06%) EqualLogic
11 2 (2.06%) Smartphone
11 2 (2.06%) PDA
11 2 (2.06%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 72 (74.23%) Windows
2 37 (38.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 35 (36.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (36.08%) Linux
3 35 (36.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (23.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (15.46%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.12%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.12%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.12%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.06%) Android
7 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.03%) HPUX
8 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.99%) Mentoring
2 25 (25.77%) ITIL
3 20 (20.62%) Information Security
4 10 (10.31%) SIEM
5 7 (7.22%) Time Management
6 6 (6.19%) Load Balancing
6 6 (6.19%) Coaching
6 6 (6.19%) Change Management
7 5 (5.15%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.12%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.09%) Project Management
9 3 (3.09%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (2.06%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (2.06%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.06%) Protective Monitoring
10 2 (2.06%) DDoS Mitigation
10 2 (2.06%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (2.06%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) C
2 11 (11.34%) SQL
3 6 (6.19%) VBA
3 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Degree
2 10 (10.31%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.22%) CCNP
4 6 (6.19%) CCNA
4 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.15%) MCSE
5 5 (5.15%) MCSA
6 2 (2.06%) CISSP
6 2 (2.06%) CISM
6 2 (2.06%) PCI QSA
6 2 (2.06%) MCP
6 2 (2.06%) ACSP
7 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.03%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.62%) SLA
2 4 (4.12%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (50.52%) Active Directory
2 48 (49.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (41.24%) Terminal Services
4 27 (27.84%) vSphere
5 25 (25.77%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (18.56%) VMware Workstation
7 10 (10.31%) Hyper-V
8 9 (9.28%) XenApp
9 7 (7.22%) VMware ESX
10 4 (4.12%) Xen
11 3 (3.09%) MetaFrame
12 1 (1.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.06%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.06%) WSUS
3 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (57.73%) VMware
2 54 (55.67%) Microsoft
3 37 (38.14%) Cisco
4 19 (19.59%) HP
5 18 (18.56%) Citrix
6 17 (17.53%) SonicWALL
7 16 (16.49%) Apple
8 13 (13.40%) Fujitsu
9 11 (11.34%) Fortinet
10 10 (10.31%) Lotus
11 9 (9.28%) Dell
12 7 (7.22%) F5
13 6 (6.19%) SolarWinds
13 6 (6.19%) Tripwire
13 6 (6.19%) Sophos
14 4 (4.12%) Splunk
14 4 (4.12%) Juniper
15 3 (3.09%) NetApp
15 3 (3.09%) JD Edwards
15 3 (3.09%) Symantec
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ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
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