The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 174 190 203
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 747 737 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.90% 1.66% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 10.65% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 641 662 689
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,947
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +6.90%
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
6227 6918 7916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.83% 15.61% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5355 5870 6569
Median salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in London

VPN
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +80 151 £50,000 -2.43% 9
Hounslow +13 9 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Feltham +4 7 £52,500 +40.00%
Romford -9 7 £25,000 -
West Drayton - 6 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +7 5 £33,500 +21.81% 1
Harrow +9 4 - -
Wimbledon -16 4 - -
Uxbridge +4 3 £28,750 +19.79% 2
Croydon -4 3 £48,750 +16.07%
Hammersmith +3 2 £45,625 -3.43%
Sidcup - 2 £53,500 -
Twickenham - 2 £40,000 -
Upminster - 2 £27,000 -
Hackney - 2 - - 1
Docklands, London +18 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Greenwich - 1 £62,500 -
Brentford - 1 £40,000 -
Enfield - 1 £22,000 - 1
Surbiton - 1 £27,500 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for VPN.

1 848 (56.46%) Cisco
2 837 (55.73%) Firewall
3 735 (48.93%) Windows
4 517 (34.42%) Active Directory
5 491 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
6 487 (32.42%) WAN
7 470 (31.29%) Microsoft
8 446 (29.69%) LAN
9 383 (25.50%) DNS
10 382 (25.43%) ITIL
11 352 (23.44%) CCNP
12 342 (22.77%) MPLS
13 335 (22.30%) VMware
13 335 (22.30%) Windows Server
14 322 (21.44%) CheckPoint
15 320 (21.30%) Cisco ASA
16 300 (19.97%) MS Office
17 297 (19.77%) Finance
18 294 (19.57%) Network Security
19 293 (19.51%) Wireless
20 287 (19.11%) Linux
21 279 (18.58%) Citrix
22 278 (18.51%) Windows 7
23 271 (18.04%) TCP/IP
24 262 (17.44%) DHCP
25 253 (16.84%) Data Centre
26 250 (16.64%) BGP
27 247 (16.44%) OSPF
28 243 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
29 238 (15.85%) CCNA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 217 (14.45%) MS Exchange
2 88 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 85 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 82 (5.46%) Skype for Business
5 81 (5.39%) IIS
6 64 (4.26%) Apache
7 60 (3.99%) SharePoint
8 56 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 44 (2.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 34 (2.26%) Tomcat
11 25 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
12 15 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 13 (0.87%) Confluence
13 13 (0.87%) JBoss
14 10 (0.67%) nginx
15 9 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.47%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.47%) OpenStack
17 5 (0.33%) IBM Notes
17 5 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 300 (19.97%) MS Office
2 235 (15.65%) MS Excel
3 47 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.40%) AutoCAD
5 6 (0.40%) Revit
6 4 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.33%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.067%) assyst
3 1 (0.067%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.067%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.067%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 159 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
2 116 (7.72%) Office 365
3 108 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (3.86%) Mimecast
5 42 (2.80%) IaaS
6 34 (2.26%) SaaS
7 21 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (1.40%) PaaS
8 13 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 11 (0.73%) Google Apps
10 8 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 6 (0.40%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.27%) Google Drive
13 4 (0.27%) Route 53
14 3 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 837 (55.73%) Firewall
2 487 (32.42%) WAN
3 446 (29.69%) LAN
4 383 (25.50%) DNS
5 342 (22.77%) MPLS
6 320 (21.30%) Cisco ASA
7 294 (19.57%) Network Security
8 293 (19.51%) Wireless
9 271 (18.04%) TCP/IP
10 262 (17.44%) DHCP
11 250 (16.64%) BGP
12 247 (16.44%) OSPF
13 188 (12.52%) SAN
14 181 (12.05%) VoIP
15 162 (10.79%) VLAN
16 141 (9.39%) IPsec
17 138 (9.19%) EIGRP
18 116 (7.72%) Internet
18 116 (7.72%) SSL
19 95 (6.32%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 53 (3.53%) MySQL
3 33 (2.20%) NoSQL
4 24 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (1.46%) Hadoop
6 17 (1.13%) Redis
6 17 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (1.00%) Big Data
8 14 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (0.80%) Oracle Database
10 11 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (0.67%) HBase
12 7 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (0.40%) MS Access
14 5 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.27%) DB2
15 4 (0.27%) Relational Database
16 2 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 37 (2.46%) JIRA
3 26 (1.73%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.80%) TeamCity
5 9 (0.60%) Subversion
6 8 (0.53%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.47%) git-flow
7 7 (0.47%) Toad
8 6 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.27%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.20%) RSpec
11 2 (0.13%) Maven
11 2 (0.13%) Xdebug
12 1 (0.067%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 297 (19.77%) Finance
2 204 (13.58%) Telecoms
3 128 (8.52%) Law
4 120 (7.99%) Legal
5 100 (6.66%) Banking
6 34 (2.26%) Retail
7 30 (2.00%) Advertising
8 27 (1.80%) Publishing
9 25 (1.66%) Marketing
10 20 (1.33%) Games
11 17 (1.13%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.80%) Back Office
12 12 (0.80%) Local Government
13 10 (0.67%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.53%) Electronics
14 8 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.40%) Billing
16 5 (0.33%) German Language
17 4 (0.27%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 461 (30.69%) Network Engineer
2 291 (19.37%) Analyst
3 191 (12.72%) Security Engineer
4 170 (11.32%) Support Engineer
5 164 (10.92%) Network Security Engineer
6 129 (8.59%) Cisco Engineer
6 129 (8.59%) Service Analyst
7 128 (8.52%) Service Desk Analyst
8 116 (7.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 106 (7.06%) Senior Network Engineer
10 98 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 83 (5.53%) Architect
12 81 (5.39%) IT Engineer
12 81 (5.39%) Network Support
12 81 (5.39%) Support Analyst
13 80 (5.33%) IT Support
14 79 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
15 78 (5.19%) Administrator
16 65 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
17 63 (4.19%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (5.46%) 802.1X
2 65 (4.33%) Web Services
3 30 (2.00%) LAMP
4 27 (1.80%) JSON
5 25 (1.66%) CSS
5 25 (1.66%) Middleware
5 25 (1.66%) XML
6 19 (1.26%) HTML
7 15 (1.00%) XMPP
8 13 (0.87%) .NET
9 11 (0.73%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (0.53%) jQuery
11 7 (0.47%) Ajax
11 7 (0.47%) Backbone.js
11 7 (0.47%) DOM
11 7 (0.47%) Lucene
11 7 (0.47%) XHTML
12 6 (0.40%) SOAP
13 5 (0.33%) LEMP Stack
13 5 (0.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 253 (16.84%) Data Centre
2 84 (5.59%) Blackberry
3 80 (5.33%) RSA SecurID
4 77 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (4.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 68 (4.53%) Management Information System
7 63 (4.19%) iPhone
8 61 (4.06%) Video Conferencing
9 55 (3.66%) Replication
10 38 (2.53%) Public Cloud
11 34 (2.26%) Computer Science
12 29 (1.93%) iPad
13 26 (1.73%) Clustering
14 25 (1.66%) Over-the-Top Content
15 24 (1.60%) Virtual Team
16 23 (1.53%) Smartphone
17 21 (1.40%) Client/Server
18 19 (1.26%) IPTV
19 16 (1.07%) Internet of Things
20 15 (1.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 735 (48.93%) Windows
2 335 (22.30%) Windows Server
3 287 (19.11%) Linux
4 278 (18.51%) Windows 7
5 182 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 171 (11.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 118 (7.86%) Unix
8 104 (6.92%) Windows 8
9 84 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 77 (5.13%) Windows XP
11 68 (4.53%) Android
12 58 (3.86%) Windows 10
13 54 (3.60%) Mac OS X
14 47 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 42 (2.80%) Ubuntu
16 31 (2.06%) Debian
17 24 (1.60%) CentOS
18 21 (1.40%) Apple iOS
18 21 (1.40%) Solaris
19 15 (1.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (25.43%) ITIL
2 149 (9.92%) Load Balancing
3 137 (9.12%) Change Management
4 129 (8.59%) Service Management
5 95 (6.32%) Virtual Environments
6 90 (5.99%) Information Security
6 90 (5.99%) Network Management
7 82 (5.46%) Kalman Filter
7 82 (5.46%) SIEM
8 79 (5.26%) Ticket Management
9 77 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
10 76 (5.06%) Service Delivery
11 73 (4.86%) High Availability
12 71 (4.73%) Project Management
13 66 (4.39%) DevOps
14 63 (4.19%) Network Design
15 62 (4.13%) DDoS Mitigation
16 59 (3.93%) Case Management
16 59 (3.93%) Cybersecurity
17 56 (3.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 109 (7.26%) Python
2 108 (7.19%) SQL
3 72 (4.79%) Bash Shell
4 69 (4.59%) Perl
5 65 (4.33%) PowerShell
6 60 (3.99%) Ruby
7 38 (2.53%) Java
8 31 (2.06%) Shell Script
9 29 (1.93%) PHP
10 27 (1.80%) JavaScript
11 24 (1.60%) C
12 12 (0.80%) C++
13 9 (0.60%) VBScript
14 7 (0.47%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.47%) VBA
15 4 (0.27%) VB
16 2 (0.13%) Go
16 2 (0.13%) Korn
17 1 (0.067%) PHP 5
17 1 (0.067%) sed
Qualifications
1 491 (32.69%) Cisco Certification
2 352 (23.44%) CCNP
3 238 (15.85%) CCNA
4 173 (11.52%) Degree
5 154 (10.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 89 (5.93%) Security Cleared
7 86 (5.73%) MCSE
8 82 (5.46%) CCSP
9 75 (4.99%) CCIE
10 71 (4.73%) CCSA
11 67 (4.46%) CISSP
12 62 (4.13%) CCSE
13 59 (3.93%) SC Cleared
14 47 (3.13%) MCSA
15 45 (3.00%) CCIP
16 40 (2.66%) SSCP
17 34 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 29 (1.93%) DV Cleared
19 27 (1.80%) CEH
20 24 (1.60%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (10.12%) SLA
2 63 (4.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.26%) COBIT
5 13 (0.87%) QA
6 7 (0.47%) ISAE 3402
6 7 (0.47%) SAS 70
7 3 (0.20%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.13%) RMADS
9 1 (0.067%) GPG13
9 1 (0.067%) JSP 440
System Software
1 517 (34.42%) Active Directory
2 243 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (8.32%) Hyper-V
4 57 (3.79%) vSphere
5 56 (3.73%) XenApp
6 47 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
7 46 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
8 41 (2.73%) NFS
9 29 (1.93%) VMware ESX
10 28 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
11 27 (1.80%) XenServer
12 24 (1.60%) Docker
12 24 (1.60%) Xen
13 19 (1.26%) XenDesktop
14 16 (1.07%) KVM
15 15 (1.00%) iptables
15 15 (1.00%) Terminal Services
16 12 (0.80%) LXC
17 11 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 10 (0.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 74 (4.93%) SCCM
2 53 (3.53%) Backup Exec
3 51 (3.40%) Puppet
4 49 (3.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 40 (2.66%) FortiGate
6 35 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (2.13%) Ansible
8 29 (1.93%) Nagios
9 25 (1.66%) AirWatch
10 24 (1.60%) ZABBIX
11 23 (1.53%) Cacti
12 20 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
12 20 (1.33%) WSUS
13 18 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
14 16 (1.07%) NetBackup
14 16 (1.07%) SCOM
15 15 (1.00%) Nessus
16 14 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
16 14 (0.93%) XenMobile
17 13 (0.87%) Graphite
Vendors
1 848 (56.46%) Cisco
2 470 (31.29%) Microsoft
3 335 (22.30%) VMware
4 322 (21.44%) CheckPoint
5 279 (18.58%) Citrix
6 234 (15.58%) Juniper
7 219 (14.58%) Palo Alto
8 170 (11.32%) F5
9 117 (7.79%) HP
10 95 (6.32%) Oracle
11 77 (5.13%) SolarWinds
12 71 (4.73%) Mitel
13 70 (4.66%) Apple
14 66 (4.39%) Riverbed
15 64 (4.26%) Symantec
16 63 (4.19%) Meraki
16 63 (4.19%) Veeam
17 59 (3.93%) Dell
18 57 (3.79%) NetApp
19 53 (3.53%) Blue Coat
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Opus IT Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 Per Annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston upon thames council
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 20% London Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-65k base + excel
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Networking People
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + On Call Allowance _ Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £50000
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £24k - 25k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Satigo Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum dependent on current rate and experi
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum fantastic onsite facilities
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Cognizant
Posted: 11 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 10 days ago