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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 9 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 6.90% 5.41% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 66.67% 40.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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
3 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 10.34% 13.51% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Average salary £42,500 £48,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% +28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Progress
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) ICMP
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) WMI
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) CCENT
1 2 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) ICMP
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCENT
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (100.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Progress