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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 180 190 168
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 749 804 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.73% 1.65% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.61% 10.41% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 680 690 654
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £27,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -5.55%
VPN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7058 7726 7798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.35% 15.82% 18.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5963 6394 6433
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in London

VPN
Salary Trend in London

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

VPN Salary Trend in London

VPN
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the London region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in London

VPN
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the London region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +41 155 £50,000 - 24
Uxbridge +6 15 £24,000 -45.45% 2
Wimbledon -4 9 £44,000 +17.33%
Croydon +13 8 £31,500 -16.00%
Docklands, London +10 8 £47,500 -23.07%
Wembley - 6 £25,000 -
Chiswick +7 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Bermondsey - 5 - -
Hounslow +4 4 £60,000 +25.00% 1
Canary Wharf +3 2 £70,000 +27.85%
Mayfair -4 2 £20,500 -62.72%
Ilford +4 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +2 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Brentford +2 1 £50,000 +85.18%
Dagenham - 1 £30,000 -
Paddington - 1 - -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 1006 (56.55%) Firewall
2 957 (53.79%) Windows
3 875 (49.18%) Cisco
4 620 (34.85%) Microsoft
5 615 (34.57%) WAN
6 580 (32.60%) Active Directory
7 576 (32.38%) LAN
8 525 (29.51%) DNS
9 513 (28.84%) VMware
10 485 (27.26%) Cisco Certification
11 464 (26.08%) Linux
12 447 (25.13%) TCP/IP
13 420 (23.61%) MS Exchange
14 419 (23.55%) VMware Infrastructure
15 405 (22.77%) Data Centre
16 382 (21.47%) Finance
17 379 (21.30%) MPLS
18 358 (20.12%) Citrix
19 357 (20.07%) MS Excel
20 326 (18.32%) ITIL
21 316 (17.76%) BGP
22 308 (17.31%) VoIP
23 300 (16.86%) MS Office
24 293 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
25 288 (16.19%) CCNP
26 287 (16.13%) Juniper
27 286 (16.08%) Wireless
27 286 (16.08%) Cisco ASA
28 283 (15.91%) OSPF
29 280 (15.74%) DHCP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the London 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
1 420 (23.61%) MS Exchange
2 187 (10.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 128 (7.20%) Apache
4 104 (5.85%) Lync
5 98 (5.51%) IIS
6 97 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 89 (5.00%) SharePoint
8 82 (4.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 68 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2007
10 59 (3.32%) Tomcat
11 52 (2.92%) nginx
12 29 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
13 21 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
14 18 (1.01%) IBM Notes
15 14 (0.79%) Drupal
16 12 (0.67%) CMS
16 12 (0.67%) OpenStack
17 11 (0.62%) Confluence
18 10 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
19 9 (0.51%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 357 (20.07%) MS Excel
2 300 (16.86%) MS Office
3 41 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.34%) MS Project
6 5 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.11%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.056%) InDesign
8 1 (0.056%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.17%) assyst
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 105 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (3.77%) Office 365
3 51 (2.87%) IaaS
4 40 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (1.46%) SaaS
5 26 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (1.18%) PaaS
7 16 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.73%) Route 53
9 11 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 10 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.39%) Google Apps
12 7 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.34%) Datadog
13 6 (0.34%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.34%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.11%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1006 (56.55%) Firewall
2 615 (34.57%) WAN
3 576 (32.38%) LAN
4 525 (29.51%) DNS
5 447 (25.13%) TCP/IP
6 379 (21.30%) MPLS
7 316 (17.76%) BGP
8 308 (17.31%) VoIP
9 286 (16.08%) Wireless
9 286 (16.08%) Cisco ASA
10 283 (15.91%) OSPF
11 280 (15.74%) DHCP
12 259 (14.56%) Network Security
13 251 (14.11%) VLAN
14 231 (12.98%) SSL
15 223 (12.54%) SAN
16 200 (11.24%) Internet
17 198 (11.13%) IPsec
18 183 (10.29%) EIGRP
19 176 (9.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (9.61%) MySQL
2 121 (6.80%) SQL Server
3 48 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 28 (1.57%) MariaDB
5 19 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (1.07%) Relational Database
6 18 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 17 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (0.62%) Redis
11 8 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.28%) Big Data
12 5 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.22%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.22%) DB2
13 4 (0.22%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.22%) SQLite
14 3 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 36 (2.02%) Git (software)
2 26 (1.46%) Jenkins
3 23 (1.29%) Subversion
4 14 (0.79%) JIRA
5 12 (0.67%) Hudson
6 9 (0.51%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.28%) NUnit
8 4 (0.22%) Juju
9 2 (0.11%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.11%) Xcode
9 2 (0.11%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.056%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.056%) Maven
10 1 (0.056%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.056%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.056%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.056%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.056%) Ant
10 1 (0.056%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.056%) Artifactory
General
1 382 (21.47%) Finance
2 256 (14.39%) Telecoms
3 84 (4.72%) Banking
4 65 (3.65%) Law
5 51 (2.87%) Marketing
6 47 (2.64%) Advertising
7 42 (2.36%) Retail
8 36 (2.02%) Financial Institution
9 34 (1.91%) Back Office
10 32 (1.80%) Legal
11 18 (1.01%) Multimedia
12 14 (0.79%) Investment Banking
13 13 (0.73%) French Language
14 12 (0.67%) Electronics
14 12 (0.67%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.17%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.17%) Publishing
15 3 (0.17%) Games
15 3 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 408 (22.93%) Network Engineer
2 234 (13.15%) Analyst
3 214 (12.03%) Support Engineer
4 147 (8.26%) Administrator
5 141 (7.93%) Systems Administrator
5 141 (7.93%) Support Analyst
6 126 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 125 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 123 (6.91%) Consultant
9 115 (6.46%) IT Support
10 111 (6.24%) Senior Network Engineer
11 107 (6.01%) Technical Support
12 78 (4.38%) Security Engineer
13 71 (3.99%) Desktop Support
14 64 (3.60%) Network Security Engineer
14 64 (3.60%) Architect
15 55 (3.09%) Technical Engineer
16 54 (3.04%) Support Specialist
17 53 (2.98%) IT Support Analyst
18 51 (2.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (5.40%) Web Services
2 36 (2.02%) CSS
2 36 (2.02%) .NET
3 33 (1.85%) XML
4 30 (1.69%) HTML
5 28 (1.57%) RabbitMQ
6 21 (1.18%) REST
7 20 (1.12%) SOAP
8 17 (0.96%) XMPP
9 15 (0.84%) COM
10 14 (0.79%) Ajax
10 14 (0.79%) JSON
11 11 (0.62%) LAMP
11 11 (0.62%) ActiveMQ
12 10 (0.56%) .NET Framework
13 8 (0.45%) Doctrine
14 7 (0.39%) Symfony
15 6 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
16 5 (0.28%) WPF
17 4 (0.22%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 405 (22.77%) Data Centre
2 167 (9.39%) Blackberry
3 144 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (4.50%) Video Conferencing
5 75 (4.22%) Management Information System
6 60 (3.37%) Client/Server
6 60 (3.37%) Computer Science
7 57 (3.20%) iPhone
8 53 (2.98%) Hedge funds
9 46 (2.59%) iPad
10 45 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 32 (1.80%) CMDB
12 28 (1.57%) Clustering
12 28 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 25 (1.41%) CESG
14 23 (1.29%) Replication
15 20 (1.12%) Streaming Video
16 19 (1.07%) EPoS
16 19 (1.07%) Equities
17 17 (0.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 957 (53.79%) Windows
2 464 (26.08%) Linux
3 293 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 247 (13.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 239 (13.43%) Windows 7
6 202 (11.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 142 (7.98%) Windows XP
8 138 (7.76%) Windows 8
9 128 (7.20%) CentOS
10 102 (5.73%) UNIX
11 85 (4.78%) Apple iOS
12 81 (4.55%) Android
13 77 (4.33%) Ubuntu
14 73 (4.10%) Mac OS X
15 62 (3.49%) Debian
16 51 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 43 (2.42%) Windows Vista
18 36 (2.02%) Solaris
19 21 (1.18%) Mac OS
20 19 (1.07%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (18.32%) ITIL
2 189 (10.62%) Load Balancing
3 125 (7.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 122 (6.86%) Project Management
5 113 (6.35%) Network Design
6 98 (5.51%) Service Delivery
7 97 (5.45%) Migration
8 89 (5.00%) Time Management
9 88 (4.95%) Service Management
10 86 (4.83%) Network Monitoring
11 84 (4.72%) Capacity Planning
12 80 (4.50%) Information Security
13 69 (3.88%) Problem Management
14 63 (3.54%) Configuration Management
15 62 (3.49%) Network Management
16 60 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
17 59 (3.32%) ITSM
18 55 (3.09%) Change Management
19 53 (2.98%) Business Continuity
20 51 (2.87%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 192 (10.79%) SQL
2 144 (8.09%) Bash Shell
3 123 (6.91%) Perl
4 111 (6.24%) Python
5 87 (4.89%) PHP
6 81 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 75 (4.22%) Java
8 47 (2.64%) Ruby
9 39 (2.19%) Shell Script
10 38 (2.14%) JavaScript
11 31 (1.74%) C
12 15 (0.84%) C#
13 12 (0.67%) Tcl
14 8 (0.45%) VBScript
14 8 (0.45%) AWK
15 7 (0.39%) C++
16 6 (0.34%) sed
16 6 (0.34%) VBA
17 4 (0.22%) VB
17 4 (0.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 485 (27.26%) Cisco Certification
2 288 (16.19%) CCNP
3 276 (15.51%) CCNA
4 195 (10.96%) Degree
5 181 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 130 (7.31%) MCSE
7 91 (5.12%) CCIE
8 72 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 70 (3.93%) MCP
10 57 (3.20%) JNCIA
11 43 (2.42%) CISSP
12 42 (2.36%) MCSA
12 42 (2.36%) CCSA
13 40 (2.25%) MCITP
14 37 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
15 36 (2.02%) CCA
16 27 (1.52%) Security Cleared
17 26 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
18 25 (1.41%) MCTS
19 19 (1.07%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (8.38%) SLA
2 48 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.52%) QA
4 20 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.56%) COBIT
6 5 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.056%) HL7
8 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 580 (32.60%) Active Directory
2 419 (23.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 146 (8.21%) Hyper-V
4 123 (6.91%) XenApp
5 72 (4.05%) vSphere
6 69 (3.88%) XenServer
7 54 (3.04%) Terminal Services
8 34 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
9 32 (1.80%) VMware ESX
10 31 (1.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 30 (1.69%) Postfix
12 26 (1.46%) NFS
12 26 (1.46%) KVM
13 24 (1.35%) Terminal Server
14 23 (1.29%) Xen
15 22 (1.24%) iptables
16 19 (1.07%) XenDesktop
17 16 (0.90%) Samba
18 15 (0.84%) Varnish
19 13 (0.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 79 (4.44%) Nagios
2 70 (3.93%) SCCM
3 59 (3.32%) Puppet
4 55 (3.09%) Backup Exec
5 44 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (2.25%) Cacti
7 39 (2.19%) WSUS
8 33 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
9 29 (1.63%) SELinux
10 28 (1.57%) CiscoWorks
10 28 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
10 28 (1.57%) Icinga
11 26 (1.46%) Cisco Prime
12 24 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
13 21 (1.18%) OPNET
14 18 (1.01%) MOM
14 18 (1.01%) SCOM
15 17 (0.96%) OpenView
16 16 (0.90%) Salt
17 15 (0.84%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 875 (49.18%) Cisco
2 620 (34.85%) Microsoft
3 513 (28.84%) VMware
4 358 (20.12%) Citrix
5 287 (16.13%) Juniper
6 248 (13.94%) CheckPoint
7 185 (10.40%) HP
8 154 (8.66%) Red Hat
9 152 (8.54%) F5
10 120 (6.75%) SolarWinds
11 119 (6.69%) Apple
12 100 (5.62%) Symantec
13 65 (3.65%) Riverbed
14 63 (3.54%) Avaya
15 55 (3.09%) Fortinet
16 51 (2.87%) Oracle
17 48 (2.70%) SonicWALL
18 47 (2.64%) Dell
19 40 (2.25%) Veeam
20 38 (2.14%) Nokia
London
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Great Bens, Shift Allowance, 30 Da
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus and training
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oak OTC LLP
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + end of year performance bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 45-55k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 80% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 32000 and 38000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Networking People
Salary: BENS
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + on call allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago