The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 14 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 7.95% 5.59% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.00% 66.67% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 2
Average salary £60,000 £48,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +77.77%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
VPN
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hounslow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hounslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 22.73% 8.39% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 8
Average salary £60,000 £48,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +47.69%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Hounslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

VPN
Salary Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Hounslow region.

VPN Salary Trend in Hounslow

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hounslow 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (75.00%) FirePass
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCSE
2 6 (75.00%) Strategic Planning
2 6 (75.00%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (75.00%) Junos
2 6 (75.00%) CCSA
2 6 (75.00%) Nokia
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) CCIE
2 6 (75.00%) CCSP
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) CCDP
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) L2TP
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) CCA
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hounslow 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) Junos
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (75.00%) FirePass
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) L2TP
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) IPv4
4 1 (12.50%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Strategic Planning
1 6 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) CCSA
2 6 (75.00%) CCSE
2 6 (75.00%) CCIE
2 6 (75.00%) CCSP
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) CCDP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCA
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Nokia
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper