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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 125 202 177
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -25
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1014 701 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.37% 1.54% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.42% 9.85% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 869 591 598
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
7558 7119 8382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.66% 15.67% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6292 5825 6903
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +80 266 £50,000 - 31
Wimbledon +12 14 £40,000 +14.28%
Uxbridge - 10 £24,000 - 3
Wembley - 9 £30,000 -
Chiswick +2 8 £45,000 -
Ilford +5 5 - -
Mayfair - 5 £20,500 -
Greenwich - 5 £28,500 -
Croydon +11 4 £25,500 -36.25% 1
Bermondsey - 3 - -
Docklands, London +2 2 £37,000 -
Westminster - 2 £45,000 -
Romford - 2 £32,500 - 1
Hounslow +9 1 £34,500 -28.12%
Brentford -4 1 £50,000 +85.18% 1
Bromley -5 1 £57,500 +53.33%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 1 £33,500 -21.17%
West Drayton - 1 £24,000 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1190 (59.26%) Windows
2 1158 (57.67%) Firewall
3 1045 (52.04%) Cisco
4 762 (37.95%) Microsoft
5 761 (37.90%) WAN
6 758 (37.75%) Active Directory
7 676 (33.67%) LAN
8 638 (31.77%) DNS
9 629 (31.32%) VMware
10 599 (29.83%) Cisco Certification
11 551 (27.44%) MS Exchange
12 534 (26.59%) TCP/IP
13 500 (24.90%) MPLS
14 496 (24.70%) VMware Infrastructure
15 458 (22.81%) Linux
16 454 (22.61%) Finance
17 438 (21.81%) Citrix
18 431 (21.46%) MS Excel
19 429 (21.36%) Windows Server 2008
20 421 (20.97%) BGP
21 400 (19.92%) CCNP
22 387 (19.27%) ITIL
23 383 (19.07%) MS Office
24 367 (18.28%) DHCP
25 356 (17.73%) Wireless
26 354 (17.63%) OSPF
27 345 (17.18%) Cisco ASA
28 331 (16.48%) Windows 7
29 319 (15.89%) VoIP
30 316 (15.74%) Juniper

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 551 (27.44%) MS Exchange
2 256 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 131 (6.52%) Lync
4 125 (6.23%) IIS
5 115 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 110 (5.48%) SharePoint
7 108 (5.38%) Apache
8 106 (5.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 91 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 46 (2.29%) Tomcat
11 42 (2.09%) nginx
12 31 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
13 21 (1.05%) IBM Notes
13 21 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (0.70%) Confluence
14 14 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.40%) WorkSite
17 7 (0.35%) MediaWiki
17 7 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 431 (21.46%) MS Excel
2 383 (19.07%) MS Office
3 54 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.35%) MS Project
6 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.15%) SmartSuite
7 3 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.100%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.050%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.050%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 23 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.15%) assyst
5 2 (0.100%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.050%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.050%) Magento
6 1 (0.050%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 74 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (3.44%) Office 365
3 39 (1.94%) IaaS
4 37 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
7 24 (1.20%) SaaS
8 17 (0.85%) PaaS
9 12 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 11 (0.55%) Route 53
11 8 (0.40%) Datadog
11 8 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.30%) ElastiCache
13 6 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (0.30%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.30%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.25%) Google Apps
15 4 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1158 (57.67%) Firewall
2 761 (37.90%) WAN
3 676 (33.67%) LAN
4 638 (31.77%) DNS
5 534 (26.59%) TCP/IP
6 500 (24.90%) MPLS
7 421 (20.97%) BGP
8 367 (18.28%) DHCP
9 356 (17.73%) Wireless
10 354 (17.63%) OSPF
11 345 (17.18%) Cisco ASA
12 319 (15.89%) VoIP
13 295 (14.69%) Network Security
14 281 (13.99%) VLAN
15 272 (13.55%) SAN
16 245 (12.20%) SSL
17 241 (12.00%) EIGRP
18 230 (11.45%) Internet
19 206 (10.26%) IPsec
20 202 (10.06%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 153 (7.62%) MySQL
3 52 (2.59%) MongoDB
4 48 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 29 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (1.39%) MariaDB
7 21 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (1.05%) NoSQL
8 16 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (0.50%) Relational Database
11 9 (0.45%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.40%) Redis
13 7 (0.35%) Couchbase
13 7 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.25%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.20%) Hazelcast
15 4 (0.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (1.44%) Git (software)
2 20 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 19 (0.95%) Subversion
4 14 (0.70%) JIRA
5 10 (0.50%) Hudson
5 10 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.25%) NUnit
7 2 (0.100%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.100%) Xcode
8 1 (0.050%) Ant
8 1 (0.050%) Maven
8 1 (0.050%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.050%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.050%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.050%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.050%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.050%) Mercurial
General
1 454 (22.61%) Finance
2 277 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 89 (4.43%) Banking
4 73 (3.64%) Law
5 63 (3.14%) Advertising
6 46 (2.29%) Back Office
7 44 (2.19%) Retail
7 44 (2.19%) Marketing
8 42 (2.09%) Financial Institution
9 35 (1.74%) Legal
10 23 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 18 (0.90%) Multimedia
12 17 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.85%) Electronics
13 11 (0.55%) French Language
14 8 (0.40%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.30%) Publishing
16 5 (0.25%) Games
16 5 (0.25%) German Language
16 5 (0.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 488 (24.30%) Network Engineer
2 323 (16.09%) Analyst
3 250 (12.45%) Support Engineer
4 178 (8.86%) Support Analyst
5 171 (8.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 144 (7.17%) IT Support
7 138 (6.87%) Administrator
7 138 (6.87%) Senior Network Engineer
8 133 (6.62%) Systems Administrator
9 128 (6.37%) Consultant
10 122 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 117 (5.83%) Technical Support
12 96 (4.78%) Desktop Support
13 95 (4.73%) Security Engineer
14 76 (3.78%) Network Security Engineer
15 67 (3.34%) Systems Engineer
16 66 (3.29%) IT Support Analyst
17 61 (3.04%) Technical Engineer
17 61 (3.04%) 3rd Line Support
18 57 (2.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (4.23%) Web Services
2 46 (2.29%) .NET
3 43 (2.14%) CSS
4 37 (1.84%) XML
5 31 (1.54%) HTML
6 20 (1.00%) SOAP
7 18 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
8 15 (0.75%) COM
9 14 (0.70%) XMPP
10 13 (0.65%) Ajax
11 12 (0.60%) JSON
12 10 (0.50%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.50%) LAMP
13 5 (0.25%) WPF
13 5 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
13 5 (0.25%) REST
14 4 (0.20%) AngularJS
14 4 (0.20%) .NET Compact Framework
14 4 (0.20%) Application Packaging
14 4 (0.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 184 (9.16%) Blackberry
2 163 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (4.78%) Computer Science
4 84 (4.18%) Video Conferencing
5 78 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 77 (3.83%) Hedge funds
7 68 (3.39%) iPhone
8 54 (2.69%) Client/Server
9 42 (2.09%) Replication
9 42 (2.09%) iPad
10 37 (1.84%) Clustering
11 33 (1.64%) CMDB
12 26 (1.29%) CESG
13 24 (1.20%) EPoS
14 21 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (0.95%) Equities
16 18 (0.90%) PKI
16 18 (0.90%) Derivative
16 18 (0.90%) Streaming Video
17 17 (0.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1190 (59.26%) Windows
2 458 (22.81%) Linux
3 429 (21.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 331 (16.48%) Windows 7
5 305 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 265 (13.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 207 (10.31%) Windows XP
8 202 (10.06%) Windows 8
9 121 (6.03%) CentOS
10 114 (5.68%) UNIX
11 85 (4.23%) Android
12 80 (3.98%) Apple iOS
13 76 (3.78%) Windows Vista
13 76 (3.78%) Mac OS X
14 63 (3.14%) Ubuntu
15 48 (2.39%) Solaris
16 47 (2.34%) Debian
17 44 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 22 (1.10%) Mac OS
19 12 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (19.27%) ITIL
2 227 (11.30%) Load Balancing
3 160 (7.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 141 (7.02%) Network Design
5 118 (5.88%) Migration
5 118 (5.88%) Project Management
6 109 (5.43%) Service Management
6 109 (5.43%) Service Delivery
7 94 (4.68%) Network Monitoring
8 93 (4.63%) Network Management
9 91 (4.53%) Time Management
10 83 (4.13%) Capacity Planning
11 76 (3.78%) Information Security
12 71 (3.54%) ITSM
12 71 (3.54%) Kalman Filter
13 65 (3.24%) Change Management
14 63 (3.14%) Configuration Management
15 59 (2.94%) Problem Management
16 58 (2.89%) Performance Tuning
17 57 (2.84%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 221 (11.01%) SQL
2 126 (6.27%) Bash Shell
3 109 (5.43%) Perl
4 90 (4.48%) Python
5 84 (4.18%) PowerShell
6 72 (3.59%) PHP
7 68 (3.39%) Java
8 49 (2.44%) Ruby
9 34 (1.69%) JavaScript
10 32 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 29 (1.44%) C
12 24 (1.20%) C#
13 13 (0.65%) VB
14 9 (0.45%) Tcl
15 8 (0.40%) VBScript
16 6 (0.30%) AWK
16 6 (0.30%) sed
17 5 (0.25%) VBA
18 4 (0.20%) Objective-C
19 2 (0.100%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 599 (29.83%) Cisco Certification
2 400 (19.92%) CCNP
3 315 (15.69%) CCNA
4 253 (12.60%) Degree
5 227 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 163 (8.12%) MCSE
7 112 (5.58%) CCIE
8 98 (4.88%) MCP
9 75 (3.74%) MCITP
10 68 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 65 (3.24%) JNCIA
12 56 (2.79%) MCSA
13 54 (2.69%) CISSP
13 54 (2.69%) CCSA
14 50 (2.49%) MCTS
15 40 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
16 39 (1.94%) CCA
17 34 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
18 31 (1.54%) CCDP
19 26 (1.29%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (8.47%) SLA
2 60 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.65%) QA
5 12 (0.60%) COBIT
6 10 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.100%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.050%) HL7
System Software
1 758 (37.75%) Active Directory
2 496 (24.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 175 (8.72%) Hyper-V
4 153 (7.62%) XenApp
5 100 (4.98%) vSphere
6 64 (3.19%) XenServer
6 64 (3.19%) Terminal Services
7 48 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 32 (1.59%) Terminal Server
9 23 (1.15%) Firmware
10 22 (1.10%) Postfix
10 22 (1.10%) iptables
11 21 (1.05%) KVM
11 21 (1.05%) NFS
12 20 (1.00%) Xen
13 19 (0.95%) VMware ESX
14 15 (0.75%) Openswan
14 15 (0.75%) XenDesktop
15 14 (0.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 87 (4.33%) SCCM
2 81 (4.03%) Nagios
3 56 (2.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 55 (2.74%) Backup Exec
5 50 (2.49%) SCOM
5 50 (2.49%) Cacti
6 46 (2.29%) Puppet
7 44 (2.19%) CiscoWorks
8 42 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
9 40 (1.99%) WSUS
10 36 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
10 36 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
11 35 (1.74%) SELinux
11 35 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
12 29 (1.44%) Icinga
13 21 (1.05%) OPNET
14 17 (0.85%) OpenView
15 16 (0.80%) MOM
15 16 (0.80%) SCVMM
16 13 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1045 (52.04%) Cisco
2 762 (37.95%) Microsoft
3 629 (31.32%) VMware
4 438 (21.81%) Citrix
5 316 (15.74%) Juniper
6 269 (13.40%) CheckPoint
7 221 (11.01%) HP
8 187 (9.31%) F5
9 159 (7.92%) SolarWinds
10 147 (7.32%) Apple
11 137 (6.82%) Red Hat
12 112 (5.58%) Symantec
13 73 (3.64%) Avaya
14 71 (3.54%) Dell
15 65 (3.24%) Riverbed
16 53 (2.64%) Veeam
16 53 (2.64%) Oracle
17 50 (2.49%) NetApp
18 45 (2.24%) Fortinet
19 44 (2.19%) SonicWALL
London
Search Crawley IT
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £51 - £55k per annum + 10% bonus, healthcare, Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 21 hours ago
North London
iceConnect
Salary: £25,000 per annum based on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Season Ticket Loan
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £1.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum salary is approx 45-60k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + ben+ training
Posted: 4 days ago