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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 144 173 179
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 930 762 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.06% 1.68% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.30% 10.38% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 822 672 684
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,450 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.73%
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
7564 7341 8995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.75% 16.15% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6287 6230 7523
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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 +43 232 £45,000 +5.88% 27
Wimbledon +3 22 £36,000 -7.69%
Bromley +9 9 £37,500 -38.52%
Uxbridge - 8 £57,500 - 1
New Malden -1 7 £55,000 +77.41% 2
Hayes +3 5 £51,500 - 1
Mayfair - 4 £40,000 -
Paddington +3 3 £45,000 -
Twickenham -5 3 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Chiswick - 3 £42,500 -
Croydon -4 2 £49,000 -2.00%
Canary Wharf +30 1 - -
Romford +8 1 £31,500 +28.57% 3
Beckenham -2 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Hammersmith -9 1 £27,500 -
Harrow - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £55,000 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 1031 (59.77%) Windows
2 977 (56.64%) Firewall
3 917 (53.16%) Cisco
4 670 (38.84%) WAN
5 647 (37.51%) Active Directory
6 637 (36.93%) DNS
7 602 (34.90%) LAN
8 589 (34.14%) Microsoft
9 577 (33.45%) TCP/IP
10 520 (30.14%) VMware
11 507 (29.39%) Cisco Certification
12 451 (26.14%) MS Exchange
13 433 (25.10%) Linux
14 421 (24.41%) MPLS
15 406 (23.54%) DHCP
16 400 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
17 386 (22.38%) Finance
18 379 (21.97%) CCNP
19 358 (20.75%) Juniper
19 358 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
20 342 (19.83%) MS Office
21 330 (19.13%) Citrix
22 327 (18.96%) Wireless
23 324 (18.78%) BGP
24 318 (18.43%) Cisco ASA
25 311 (18.03%) Windows 7
26 309 (17.91%) ITIL
27 299 (17.33%) MS Excel
28 289 (16.75%) OSPF
29 284 (16.46%) Windows Server 2003

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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
1 451 (26.14%) MS Exchange
2 218 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 136 (7.88%) SharePoint
4 113 (6.55%) Lync
5 111 (6.43%) IIS
6 109 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 85 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 84 (4.87%) Apache
9 82 (4.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 69 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 43 (2.49%) Tomcat
12 24 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
13 17 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
14 12 (0.70%) nginx
14 12 (0.70%) IBM Notes
15 9 (0.52%) JBoss
16 8 (0.46%) WorkSite
17 7 (0.41%) Confluence
18 5 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 342 (19.83%) MS Office
2 299 (17.33%) MS Excel
3 64 (3.71%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.17%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.23%) Advent Moxy
2 4 (0.23%) Sage 50
2 4 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.058%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.058%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 51 (2.96%) Office 365
2 27 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (1.22%) SaaS
5 19 (1.10%) IaaS
6 17 (0.99%) PaaS
7 10 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.46%) Joyent
10 7 (0.41%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.058%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 977 (56.64%) Firewall
2 670 (38.84%) WAN
3 637 (36.93%) DNS
4 602 (34.90%) LAN
5 577 (33.45%) TCP/IP
6 421 (24.41%) MPLS
7 406 (23.54%) DHCP
8 327 (18.96%) Wireless
9 324 (18.78%) BGP
10 318 (18.43%) Cisco ASA
11 289 (16.75%) OSPF
12 260 (15.07%) SAN
13 255 (14.78%) VoIP
14 254 (14.72%) Network Security
15 249 (14.43%) VLAN
16 234 (13.57%) SSL
17 185 (10.72%) IPsec
18 164 (9.51%) Internet
19 144 (8.35%) Cisco IOS
20 142 (8.23%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (11.42%) SQL Server
2 121 (7.01%) MySQL
3 54 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 49 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (1.04%) NoSQL
8 17 (0.99%) Big Data
9 15 (0.87%) MongoDB
10 13 (0.75%) Redis
10 13 (0.75%) Oracle Database
10 13 (0.75%) Hadoop
11 10 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (0.46%) Relational Database
14 5 (0.29%) MariaDB
14 5 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.23%) DB2
15 4 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 17 (0.99%) TeamCity
3 13 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 13 (0.75%) JIRA
3 13 (0.75%) Mercurial
4 7 (0.41%) Subversion
5 5 (0.29%) Hudson
5 5 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.058%) Serena SBM
7 1 (0.058%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.058%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 386 (22.38%) Finance
2 214 (12.41%) Telecoms
3 82 (4.75%) Banking
4 70 (4.06%) Law
5 40 (2.32%) Retail
6 39 (2.26%) Advertising
6 39 (2.26%) Marketing
7 34 (1.97%) Back Office
8 28 (1.62%) Legal
9 17 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.70%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.70%) German Language
13 11 (0.64%) French Language
13 11 (0.64%) Publishing
14 9 (0.52%) Electronics
15 8 (0.46%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.46%) Spanish Language
15 8 (0.46%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 429 (24.87%) Network Engineer
2 347 (20.12%) Analyst
3 202 (11.71%) Support Engineer
4 167 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 121 (7.01%) Senior Network Engineer
6 112 (6.49%) IT Support
7 105 (6.09%) Security Engineer
8 104 (6.03%) Administrator
9 100 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
10 88 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
11 84 (4.87%) Architect
12 78 (4.52%) Desktop Support
12 78 (4.52%) Network Analyst
13 77 (4.46%) Network Security Engineer
14 76 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
15 73 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 64 (3.71%) 3rd Line Support
17 57 (3.30%) Technical Support
18 56 (3.25%) Consultant
19 55 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (3.54%) Web Services
2 46 (2.67%) XML
3 35 (2.03%) CSS
4 33 (1.91%) JSON
5 29 (1.68%) .NET
6 18 (1.04%) LAMP
7 10 (0.58%) HTML
8 8 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (0.35%) J2EE
10 5 (0.29%) REST
10 5 (0.29%) YAML
11 4 (0.23%) OAuth
11 4 (0.23%) COM
11 4 (0.23%) Middleware
11 4 (0.23%) SAML
12 3 (0.17%) Application Packaging
12 3 (0.17%) Software Packaging
13 2 (0.12%) Regular Expression
13 2 (0.12%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 179 (10.38%) Blackberry
2 141 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
3 94 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 73 (4.23%) Replication
5 68 (3.94%) Hedge funds
6 67 (3.88%) Clustering
6 67 (3.88%) Management Information System
7 61 (3.54%) iPhone
8 45 (2.61%) iPad
9 34 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
10 31 (1.80%) Open Source
11 24 (1.39%) PKI
12 21 (1.22%) Client/Server
13 18 (1.04%) User Experience
14 17 (0.99%) SecurID
15 12 (0.70%) Statistics
15 12 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
16 11 (0.64%) EqualLogic
16 11 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1031 (59.77%) Windows
2 433 (25.10%) Linux
3 400 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 311 (18.03%) Windows 7
5 284 (16.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 188 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 187 (10.84%) Windows XP
8 143 (8.29%) Windows 8
9 121 (7.01%) UNIX
10 76 (4.41%) Mac OS X
10 76 (4.41%) Android
11 61 (3.54%) CentOS
12 58 (3.36%) Solaris
13 51 (2.96%) Ubuntu
14 46 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 42 (2.43%) Apple iOS
16 36 (2.09%) Windows Vista
17 18 (1.04%) Mac OS
18 17 (0.99%) Debian
19 15 (0.87%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (17.91%) ITIL
2 179 (10.38%) Load Balancing
3 134 (7.77%) Network Design
4 101 (5.86%) Service Management
5 99 (5.74%) Project Management
6 91 (5.28%) Migration
7 86 (4.99%) Information Security
8 81 (4.70%) Network Management
9 75 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
10 74 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
11 69 (4.00%) E-Commerce
12 67 (3.88%) Change Management
13 61 (3.54%) Capacity Planning
14 57 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
15 50 (2.90%) CRM
16 45 (2.61%) ITSM
17 42 (2.43%) Asset Management
18 39 (2.26%) Mentoring
19 38 (2.20%) Security Management
19 38 (2.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 199 (11.54%) SQL
2 71 (4.12%) Perl
3 65 (3.77%) PowerShell
4 62 (3.59%) Bash Shell
5 61 (3.54%) PHP
6 51 (2.96%) Java
7 32 (1.86%) Python
7 32 (1.86%) Shell Script
8 25 (1.45%) Ruby
9 24 (1.39%) C
10 22 (1.28%) VB
11 15 (0.87%) JavaScript
12 13 (0.75%) C#
13 8 (0.46%) VBScript
14 7 (0.41%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.41%) VBA
15 6 (0.35%) AWK
15 6 (0.35%) Korn
16 5 (0.29%) C++
17 3 (0.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 507 (29.39%) Cisco Certification
2 379 (21.97%) CCNP
3 218 (12.64%) Degree
4 206 (11.94%) CCNA
5 203 (11.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 114 (6.61%) MCSE
7 109 (6.32%) CCIE
8 96 (5.57%) MCITP
9 79 (4.58%) MCP
10 73 (4.23%) MCSA
11 63 (3.65%) CISSP
12 57 (3.30%) MCTS
13 50 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 49 (2.84%) Security Cleared
15 41 (2.38%) CCSE
16 37 (2.14%) CCSA
17 34 (1.97%) SC Cleared
17 34 (1.97%) CCSP
18 30 (1.74%) CCDP
19 25 (1.45%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (8.46%) SLA
2 41 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.28%) QA
5 10 (0.58%) COBIT
6 6 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.23%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.12%) BS7799
System Software
1 647 (37.51%) Active Directory
2 358 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 137 (7.94%) Hyper-V
4 123 (7.13%) vSphere
5 86 (4.99%) XenApp
6 52 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
7 47 (2.72%) NFS
8 41 (2.38%) VMware ESX
9 31 (1.80%) XenServer
10 21 (1.22%) Xen
11 20 (1.16%) Firmware
11 20 (1.16%) XenDesktop
11 20 (1.16%) Postfix
12 19 (1.10%) Terminal Server
13 18 (1.04%) Terminal Services
14 12 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 11 (0.64%) Samba
15 11 (0.64%) VirtualBox
16 10 (0.58%) Snort
17 9 (0.52%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 69 (4.00%) Backup Exec
2 63 (3.65%) SCCM
3 57 (3.30%) SCOM
4 56 (3.25%) Nagios
5 55 (3.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 51 (2.96%) Puppet
7 41 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
8 39 (2.26%) Cacti
9 37 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
10 34 (1.97%) WSUS
11 30 (1.74%) CiscoWorks
12 29 (1.68%) OpenView
13 18 (1.04%) Nessus
14 16 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
15 15 (0.87%) MOM
16 14 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
17 13 (0.75%) SCVMM
18 11 (0.64%) NetBackup
18 11 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
19 10 (0.58%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 917 (53.16%) Cisco
2 589 (34.14%) Microsoft
3 520 (30.14%) VMware
4 358 (20.75%) Juniper
5 330 (19.13%) Citrix
6 283 (16.41%) CheckPoint
7 198 (11.48%) HP
8 176 (10.20%) F5
9 116 (6.72%) Dell
10 108 (6.26%) Symantec
11 107 (6.20%) Oracle
12 106 (6.14%) SolarWinds
13 99 (5.74%) Red Hat
14 98 (5.68%) Apple
15 74 (4.29%) Avaya
16 63 (3.65%) NetApp
16 63 (3.65%) Veeam
16 63 (3.65%) Aruba
17 57 (3.30%) Brocade
18 56 (3.25%) Bloomberg
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
Romford, Essex
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £18,000 to £32,000 per annum plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Lunch + Gym
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Romford, Essex
ComputAppoint
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday