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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - - 16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow - - 5.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
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
26 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 23.01% 17.78% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 17
Average salary £52,500 £47,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.70% -10.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) HNC
4 2 (40.00%) HND
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) WLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis

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Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WLAN
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) HNC
3 2 (40.00%) HND
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (40.00%) Aruba
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Trillium
5 1 (20.00%) SunGard