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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 161 184 170
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 825 708 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.82% 1.59% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.86% 9.99% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 723 600 735
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
7599 7085 8743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.76% 15.94% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6270 5988 7409
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +24 212 £47,500 +11.76% 19
Bromley 0 10 £37,500 -
Hounslow 0 6 £46,500 +27.39%
Wimbledon -3 5 £38,000 +11.76%
Hayes +7 4 £51,500 - 4
New Malden -7 4 £55,000 +77.41% 3
Beckenham +6 3 £27,500 -37.14%
Twickenham -1 3 £47,500 +31.94% 1
West Drayton - 3 £55,000 -
Chiswick - 3 £42,500 -
Harrow -12 2 - -
Hammersmith 0 1 £27,500 -
Croydon -11 1 £25,000 -47.36%
Kingston Upon Thames -15 1 £29,750 +35.22%
Uxbridge - 1 £57,500 - 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 958 (58.56%) Windows
2 905 (55.32%) Firewall
3 840 (51.34%) Cisco
4 631 (38.57%) WAN
5 611 (37.35%) DNS
6 608 (37.16%) LAN
7 588 (35.94%) Active Directory
8 521 (31.85%) TCP/IP
9 511 (31.23%) Microsoft
10 486 (29.71%) VMware
11 458 (28.00%) Linux
12 453 (27.69%) Cisco Certification
13 413 (25.24%) MS Exchange
14 408 (24.94%) DHCP
15 354 (21.64%) MPLS
16 345 (21.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 345 (21.09%) Windows Server 2008
17 343 (20.97%) Juniper
18 337 (20.60%) Finance
19 307 (18.77%) CCNP
20 303 (18.52%) MS Office
21 302 (18.46%) Wireless
22 300 (18.34%) ITIL
23 286 (17.48%) CheckPoint
24 285 (17.42%) Windows Server 2003
24 285 (17.42%) Windows 7
25 274 (16.75%) Cisco ASA
26 269 (16.44%) Citrix
27 261 (15.95%) MS Excel
28 254 (15.53%) BGP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 413 (25.24%) MS Exchange
2 203 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 114 (6.97%) SharePoint
4 99 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 90 (5.50%) IIS
5 90 (5.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 88 (5.38%) Lync
7 84 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 84 (5.13%) Apache
8 76 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 42 (2.57%) Tomcat
10 18 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
12 11 (0.67%) nginx
13 10 (0.61%) WorkSite
13 10 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.55%) Confluence
15 8 (0.49%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 303 (18.52%) MS Office
2 261 (15.95%) MS Excel
3 52 (3.18%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.24%) MS Project
6 3 (0.18%) SmartSuite
7 1 (0.061%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.12%) Advent Moxy
7 1 (0.061%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.24%) Office 365
2 31 (1.89%) SaaS
3 23 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (1.34%) IaaS
5 17 (1.04%) PaaS
5 17 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (0.98%) Joyent
7 9 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.43%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.061%) Route 53
11 1 (0.061%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.061%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 905 (55.32%) Firewall
2 631 (38.57%) WAN
3 611 (37.35%) DNS
4 608 (37.16%) LAN
5 521 (31.85%) TCP/IP
6 408 (24.94%) DHCP
7 354 (21.64%) MPLS
8 302 (18.46%) Wireless
9 274 (16.75%) Cisco ASA
10 254 (15.53%) BGP
11 253 (15.46%) SAN
12 250 (15.28%) SSL
13 245 (14.98%) VLAN
14 240 (14.67%) Network Security
15 229 (14.00%) OSPF
16 228 (13.94%) VoIP
17 205 (12.53%) IPsec
18 166 (10.15%) Internet
19 132 (8.07%) Cisco IOS
20 118 (7.21%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 128 (7.82%) MySQL
3 44 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
4 41 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (1.04%) Big Data
7 16 (0.98%) MongoDB
8 13 (0.79%) Redis
9 12 (0.73%) Oracle Database
9 12 (0.73%) Relational Database
9 12 (0.73%) Hadoop
10 11 (0.67%) NoSQL
11 10 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.31%) DB2
14 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.18%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 18 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.04%) TeamCity
3 16 (0.98%) JIRA
4 13 (0.79%) Jenkins
4 13 (0.79%) Mercurial
5 9 (0.55%) Subversion
6 5 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.24%) Hudson
8 3 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.18%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.061%) Serena SBM
9 1 (0.061%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.061%) Ant
9 1 (0.061%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.061%) Maven
9 1 (0.061%) Artifactory
General
1 337 (20.60%) Finance
2 170 (10.39%) Telecoms
3 88 (5.38%) Banking
4 87 (5.32%) Law
5 48 (2.93%) Marketing
6 46 (2.81%) Advertising
7 33 (2.02%) Retail
8 29 (1.77%) Legal
9 20 (1.22%) Back Office
10 13 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.73%) Publishing
12 11 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.55%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.49%) Electronics
14 8 (0.49%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.43%) French Language
15 7 (0.43%) German Language
16 6 (0.37%) Games
17 5 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 354 (21.64%) Network Engineer
2 317 (19.38%) Analyst
3 165 (10.09%) Support Engineer
4 141 (8.62%) Support Analyst
5 114 (6.97%) Administrator
5 114 (6.97%) Security Engineer
6 110 (6.72%) Senior Network Engineer
7 102 (6.23%) Systems Administrator
8 98 (5.99%) Architect
9 87 (5.32%) Systems Engineer
10 86 (5.26%) Network Analyst
11 79 (4.83%) IT Support
12 77 (4.71%) Desktop Support
13 73 (4.46%) Network Security Engineer
14 68 (4.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 63 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
16 60 (3.67%) Team Leader
17 56 (3.42%) Consultant
18 53 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support
19 46 (2.81%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.42%) XML
2 55 (3.36%) Web Services
3 39 (2.38%) JSON
4 36 (2.20%) CSS
5 29 (1.77%) .NET
6 26 (1.59%) LAMP
7 15 (0.92%) HTML
8 10 (0.61%) J2EE
9 9 (0.55%) REST
10 7 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (0.37%) COM
11 6 (0.37%) SOAP
12 5 (0.31%) SAML
12 5 (0.31%) YAML
13 4 (0.24%) OAuth
13 4 (0.24%) iOS SDK
13 4 (0.24%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.24%) Android SDK
14 3 (0.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 187 (11.43%) Blackberry
2 137 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 66 (4.03%) Replication
5 62 (3.79%) Management Information System
6 57 (3.48%) Hedge funds
7 53 (3.24%) Clustering
8 47 (2.87%) iPhone
9 44 (2.69%) iPad
10 30 (1.83%) Open Source
11 27 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
12 22 (1.34%) Client/Server
13 20 (1.22%) PKI
14 19 (1.16%) SecurID
15 16 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.79%) Firmware
17 11 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
17 11 (0.67%) EqualLogic
18 10 (0.61%) Visualisation
18 10 (0.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 958 (58.56%) Windows
2 458 (28.00%) Linux
3 345 (21.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 285 (17.42%) Windows 7
4 285 (17.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 160 (9.78%) Windows XP
6 138 (8.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 127 (7.76%) UNIX
8 105 (6.42%) Windows 8
9 80 (4.89%) Android
10 64 (3.91%) Mac OS X
10 64 (3.91%) Ubuntu
11 61 (3.73%) CentOS
12 60 (3.67%) Solaris
13 52 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 39 (2.38%) Apple iOS
15 33 (2.02%) Mac OS
16 29 (1.77%) Windows Vista
17 20 (1.22%) Debian
18 13 (0.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (18.34%) ITIL
2 148 (9.05%) Load Balancing
3 107 (6.54%) Network Design
4 106 (6.48%) Project Management
5 92 (5.62%) Service Management
6 83 (5.07%) E-Commerce
6 83 (5.07%) Information Security
7 82 (5.01%) Migration
8 74 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 71 (4.34%) Network Management
10 69 (4.22%) Kalman Filter
11 65 (3.97%) Change Management
12 61 (3.73%) Network Monitoring
13 42 (2.57%) Capacity Planning
13 42 (2.57%) Security Management
13 42 (2.57%) Incident Management
14 40 (2.44%) Configuration Management
15 38 (2.32%) Network Architecture
15 38 (2.32%) DevOps
15 38 (2.32%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 180 (11.00%) SQL
2 74 (4.52%) Perl
3 72 (4.40%) PowerShell
4 70 (4.28%) Java
5 54 (3.30%) PHP
6 53 (3.24%) Bash Shell
7 44 (2.69%) Python
8 31 (1.89%) Shell Script
9 30 (1.83%) C
10 27 (1.65%) JavaScript
11 20 (1.22%) Ruby
12 19 (1.16%) VB
13 10 (0.61%) C++
14 7 (0.43%) VBScript
14 7 (0.43%) VBA
15 6 (0.37%) C#
15 6 (0.37%) Korn
15 6 (0.37%) AWK
16 5 (0.31%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.24%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 453 (27.69%) Cisco Certification
2 307 (18.77%) CCNP
3 223 (13.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 216 (13.20%) Degree
5 197 (12.04%) CCNA
6 125 (7.64%) MCSE
7 99 (6.05%) MCITP
8 94 (5.75%) CCIE
9 74 (4.52%) MCSA
10 71 (4.34%) CISSP
11 64 (3.91%) CCSE
12 62 (3.79%) MCP
13 57 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 51 (3.12%) MCTS
15 45 (2.75%) Security Cleared
16 35 (2.14%) CCSA
17 33 (2.02%) SC Cleared
18 27 (1.65%) CCSP
19 25 (1.53%) JNCIA
20 23 (1.41%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (8.62%) SLA
2 37 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (2.02%) PCI DSS
4 26 (1.59%) QA
5 8 (0.49%) COBIT
6 4 (0.24%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.12%) BS7799
9 1 (0.061%) HIPAA
System Software
1 588 (35.94%) Active Directory
2 345 (21.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (9.17%) Hyper-V
4 111 (6.78%) vSphere
5 82 (5.01%) XenApp
6 49 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
7 38 (2.32%) NFS
7 38 (2.32%) VMware ESX
8 28 (1.71%) Xen
8 28 (1.71%) XenServer
9 17 (1.04%) Postfix
9 17 (1.04%) Terminal Services
10 15 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 15 (0.92%) Terminal Server
11 13 (0.79%) XenDesktop
12 11 (0.67%) VirtualBox
12 11 (0.67%) DFS Replication
12 11 (0.67%) KVM
13 10 (0.61%) UAG
13 10 (0.61%) Samba
Systems Management
1 85 (5.20%) Backup Exec
2 55 (3.36%) Nagios
3 54 (3.30%) Puppet
4 53 (3.24%) SCCM
5 46 (2.81%) Cacti
6 42 (2.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 42 (2.57%) WSUS
7 37 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (2.08%) SCOM
9 31 (1.89%) OpenView
10 23 (1.41%) MOM
11 21 (1.28%) CiscoWorks
12 18 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
13 17 (1.04%) Zenoss
14 16 (0.98%) Nessus
15 15 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
16 13 (0.79%) NetBackup
16 13 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Management
17 9 (0.55%) Data Guard
17 9 (0.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 840 (51.34%) Cisco
2 511 (31.23%) Microsoft
3 486 (29.71%) VMware
4 343 (20.97%) Juniper
5 286 (17.48%) CheckPoint
6 269 (16.44%) Citrix
7 213 (13.02%) HP
8 155 (9.47%) F5
9 122 (7.46%) Oracle
10 113 (6.91%) Dell
11 106 (6.48%) Red Hat
11 106 (6.48%) Symantec
12 97 (5.93%) SolarWinds
13 84 (5.13%) Apple
14 59 (3.61%) Avaya
14 59 (3.61%) NetApp
15 56 (3.42%) Riverbed
15 56 (3.42%) Aruba
16 51 (3.12%) Bloomberg
16 51 (3.12%) Brocade
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £32,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Forman IT
Salary: BENS + BONUS
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 per annum + EXCELLENT PACKAGE
Posted: 18 hours ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Esum
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
NST Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
NST Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday