The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 42 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 0.89% 2.02% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% 13.16% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £38,000 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -20.83%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,318 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.27% -1.94%
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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 38 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 19.20% 15.32% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 29
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

VPN Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

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Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Citrix Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy