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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 9.30% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.72% -4.00%
VPN
West Lothian

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

Communications & Networking Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 27.91% 8.33% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £22,500 £27,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -48.57%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

VPN
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

VPN Salary Trend in Livingston

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (66.67%) IPsec
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) ICMP
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) SecurID
2 4 (66.67%) WMI
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) CCENT
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) Progress
2 4 (66.67%) ADSL
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (66.67%) RIP
2 4 (66.67%) SNMP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 4 (66.67%) FortiGate
2 4 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (66.67%) 802.1X

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (66.67%) IPsec
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) ICMP
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (66.67%) RIP
2 4 (66.67%) SNMP
2 4 (66.67%) ADSL
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Technician
1 4 (66.67%) Network Technician
1 4 (66.67%) Network Support
1 4 (66.67%) Network Support Technician
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) CCENT
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) WMI
1 4 (66.67%) WhatsUp Gold
1 4 (66.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Progress
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) VMware