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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 139 201 172
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -29
Permanent jobs citing VPN 968 781 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.17% 1.59% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.44% 10.11% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 849 665 661
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
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
7784 7723 8459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.42% 15.76% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6501 6328 6984
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +77 246 £50,000 - 27
Uxbridge - 14 £24,000 - 2
Wimbledon +2 12 £44,000 +17.33%
Croydon +14 8 £29,000 -22.66% 2
Docklands, London +2 8 £47,500 -
Chiswick +9 7 £45,000 -
Ilford +5 5 - -
Wembley - 5 £25,000 - 1
Bermondsey - 5 - -
Mayfair 0 4 £20,500 -62.72%
Greenwich - 4 £28,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -6 2 £38,000 -20.00%
Westminster - 2 £45,000 -
Hounslow +6 1 £34,500 -28.12%
Brentford -9 1 £50,000 +85.18%
West Drayton - 1 £24,000 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1111 (57.24%) Firewall
2 1100 (56.67%) Windows
3 986 (50.80%) Cisco
4 702 (36.17%) WAN
5 697 (35.91%) Microsoft
6 692 (35.65%) Active Directory
7 644 (33.18%) LAN
8 584 (30.09%) VMware
9 582 (29.98%) DNS
10 557 (28.70%) Cisco Certification
11 498 (25.66%) TCP/IP
12 495 (25.50%) MS Exchange
13 476 (24.52%) Linux
14 471 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 442 (22.77%) MPLS
16 431 (22.21%) Finance
17 404 (20.81%) MS Excel
18 400 (20.61%) Citrix
19 378 (19.47%) BGP
20 372 (19.17%) ITIL
21 366 (18.86%) Windows Server 2008
22 347 (17.88%) CCNP
23 342 (17.62%) MS Office
24 324 (16.69%) Cisco ASA
25 323 (16.64%) DHCP
26 319 (16.43%) OSPF
26 319 (16.43%) Juniper
27 312 (16.07%) CCNA
28 310 (15.97%) Wireless
29 301 (15.51%) VoIP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 495 (25.50%) MS Exchange
2 222 (11.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 132 (6.80%) Apache
4 113 (5.82%) IIS
4 113 (5.82%) Lync
5 110 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 95 (4.89%) SharePoint
7 93 (4.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 77 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 65 (3.35%) Tomcat
10 52 (2.68%) nginx
11 30 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
12 19 (0.98%) IBM Notes
13 17 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
15 14 (0.72%) Confluence
16 10 (0.52%) Drupal
17 8 (0.41%) MediaWiki
17 8 (0.41%) OpenStack
17 8 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 404 (20.81%) MS Excel
2 342 (17.62%) MS Office
3 47 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.31%) MS Project
6 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.15%) SmartSuite
7 3 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.052%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.052%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.052%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 17 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.15%) assyst
5 1 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.052%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.052%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 105 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (3.76%) Office 365
3 47 (2.42%) IaaS
4 46 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (1.60%) SaaS
6 26 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (1.13%) PaaS
9 13 (0.67%) Route 53
10 12 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.36%) Datadog
13 6 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (0.31%) CloudFront
13 6 (0.31%) Google Apps
13 6 (0.31%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 2 (0.10%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1111 (57.24%) Firewall
2 702 (36.17%) WAN
3 644 (33.18%) LAN
4 582 (29.98%) DNS
5 498 (25.66%) TCP/IP
6 442 (22.77%) MPLS
7 378 (19.47%) BGP
8 324 (16.69%) Cisco ASA
9 323 (16.64%) DHCP
10 319 (16.43%) OSPF
11 310 (15.97%) Wireless
12 301 (15.51%) VoIP
13 299 (15.40%) Network Security
14 266 (13.70%) VLAN
15 254 (13.09%) SAN
16 242 (12.47%) SSL
17 226 (11.64%) EIGRP
18 218 (11.23%) Internet
19 204 (10.51%) IPsec
20 191 (9.84%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (8.91%) MySQL
2 153 (7.88%) SQL Server
3 57 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 30 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (1.44%) MariaDB
6 21 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (0.93%) NoSQL
8 17 (0.88%) Relational Database
9 14 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.31%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.31%) Redis
13 5 (0.26%) Big Data
13 5 (0.26%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.21%) SQLite
14 4 (0.21%) DB2
14 4 (0.21%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 32 (1.65%) Git (software)
2 27 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 22 (1.13%) Subversion
4 13 (0.67%) JIRA
5 11 (0.57%) Hudson
6 9 (0.46%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.26%) NUnit
8 2 (0.10%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.10%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.10%) Xcode
9 1 (0.052%) Ant
9 1 (0.052%) Maven
9 1 (0.052%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.052%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.052%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.052%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.052%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.052%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.052%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 431 (22.21%) Finance
2 262 (13.50%) Telecoms
3 92 (4.74%) Banking
4 74 (3.81%) Law
5 59 (3.04%) Advertising
6 48 (2.47%) Marketing
7 42 (2.16%) Financial Institution
8 40 (2.06%) Back Office
8 40 (2.06%) Retail
9 36 (1.85%) Legal
10 21 (1.08%) Investment Banking
11 18 (0.93%) Multimedia
12 13 (0.67%) Electronics
13 12 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.57%) French Language
15 5 (0.26%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.15%) German Language
16 3 (0.15%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.15%) Publishing
16 3 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 450 (23.18%) Network Engineer
2 273 (14.06%) Analyst
3 243 (12.52%) Support Engineer
4 153 (7.88%) Support Analyst
5 151 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support
6 147 (7.57%) Administrator
7 145 (7.47%) Systems Administrator
8 135 (6.96%) IT Support
9 130 (6.70%) Consultant
10 128 (6.59%) Senior Network Engineer
11 122 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 115 (5.92%) Technical Support
13 88 (4.53%) Security Engineer
14 85 (4.38%) Desktop Support
15 74 (3.81%) Network Security Engineer
16 66 (3.40%) Architect
17 65 (3.35%) IT Support Analyst
18 61 (3.14%) Technical Engineer
19 60 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
20 52 (2.68%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (5.05%) Web Services
2 42 (2.16%) CSS
3 38 (1.96%) .NET
3 38 (1.96%) XML
4 36 (1.85%) HTML
5 28 (1.44%) RabbitMQ
6 24 (1.24%) SOAP
7 18 (0.93%) COM
8 16 (0.82%) Ajax
9 14 (0.72%) XMPP
10 13 (0.67%) REST
11 10 (0.52%) .NET Framework
11 10 (0.52%) JSON
11 10 (0.52%) LAMP
12 6 (0.31%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (0.26%) WPF
13 5 (0.26%) Symfony
13 5 (0.26%) WAP
13 5 (0.26%) Doctrine
14 4 (0.21%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 169 (8.71%) Blackberry
2 155 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 76 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 76 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 71 (3.66%) Hedge funds
6 58 (2.99%) Client/Server
7 56 (2.89%) iPhone
8 40 (2.06%) CMDB
9 37 (1.91%) iPad
10 31 (1.60%) Replication
11 28 (1.44%) Clustering
12 27 (1.39%) CESG
13 24 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 22 (1.13%) Streaming Video
15 20 (1.03%) EPoS
16 19 (0.98%) Equities
16 19 (0.98%) Mathematics
17 16 (0.82%) Tandem
17 16 (0.82%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1100 (56.67%) Windows
2 476 (24.52%) Linux
3 366 (18.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 283 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 282 (14.53%) Windows 7
6 237 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 179 (9.22%) Windows XP
8 178 (9.17%) Windows 8
9 133 (6.85%) CentOS
10 119 (6.13%) UNIX
11 89 (4.59%) Android
12 85 (4.38%) Apple iOS
13 76 (3.92%) Mac OS X
14 67 (3.45%) Ubuntu
15 62 (3.19%) Windows Vista
16 58 (2.99%) Debian
17 50 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 46 (2.37%) Solaris
19 24 (1.24%) Mac OS
20 15 (0.77%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (19.17%) ITIL
2 221 (11.39%) Load Balancing
3 159 (8.19%) Disaster Recovery
4 127 (6.54%) Network Design
5 122 (6.29%) Project Management
6 114 (5.87%) Migration
7 112 (5.77%) Service Delivery
8 101 (5.20%) Service Management
9 95 (4.89%) Time Management
10 94 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
11 86 (4.43%) Capacity Planning
12 79 (4.07%) Network Management
13 77 (3.97%) Information Security
14 71 (3.66%) Problem Management
15 67 (3.45%) Configuration Management
15 67 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
16 66 (3.40%) ITSM
17 64 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
18 56 (2.89%) Change Management
18 56 (2.89%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 210 (10.82%) SQL
2 145 (7.47%) Bash Shell
3 126 (6.49%) Perl
4 108 (5.56%) Python
5 86 (4.43%) PowerShell
6 82 (4.22%) Java
7 81 (4.17%) PHP
8 50 (2.58%) Ruby
9 37 (1.91%) JavaScript
9 37 (1.91%) Shell Script
10 30 (1.55%) C
11 16 (0.82%) C#
12 11 (0.57%) Tcl
13 8 (0.41%) AWK
14 7 (0.36%) VBScript
15 6 (0.31%) C++
15 6 (0.31%) sed
16 5 (0.26%) VBA
17 4 (0.21%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 557 (28.70%) Cisco Certification
2 347 (17.88%) CCNP
3 312 (16.07%) CCNA
4 225 (11.59%) Degree
5 212 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 156 (8.04%) MCSE
7 102 (5.26%) CCIE
8 86 (4.43%) MCP
9 71 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 68 (3.50%) JNCIA
11 60 (3.09%) MCITP
12 55 (2.83%) MCSA
13 49 (2.52%) CISSP
14 43 (2.22%) CCSA
15 40 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
16 39 (2.01%) CCA
16 39 (2.01%) MCTS
17 35 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
18 22 (1.13%) MCDST
19 21 (1.08%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (7.57%) SLA
2 55 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.18%) QA
3 23 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.62%) COBIT
5 6 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.052%) HL7
System Software
1 692 (35.65%) Active Directory
2 471 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 168 (8.66%) Hyper-V
4 150 (7.73%) XenApp
5 86 (4.43%) vSphere
6 76 (3.92%) XenServer
7 61 (3.14%) Terminal Services
8 38 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
9 34 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 30 (1.55%) Terminal Server
11 27 (1.39%) VMware ESX
12 25 (1.29%) Postfix
12 25 (1.29%) KVM
13 24 (1.24%) iptables
14 23 (1.18%) NFS
15 22 (1.13%) Xen
16 19 (0.98%) Firmware
17 15 (0.77%) Samba
18 14 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
18 14 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 86 (4.43%) Nagios
2 78 (4.02%) SCCM
3 58 (2.99%) Backup Exec
4 57 (2.94%) Puppet
5 46 (2.37%) WSUS
6 43 (2.22%) Cacti
7 42 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
8 39 (2.01%) Cisco CUCM
9 36 (1.85%) SELinux
10 34 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
11 33 (1.70%) Icinga
12 32 (1.65%) SCOM
12 32 (1.65%) CiscoWorks
13 31 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
13 31 (1.60%) SolarWinds Orion
14 21 (1.08%) OPNET
15 17 (0.88%) MOM
15 17 (0.88%) OpenView
16 16 (0.82%) HP UCMDB
17 15 (0.77%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 986 (50.80%) Cisco
2 697 (35.91%) Microsoft
3 584 (30.09%) VMware
4 400 (20.61%) Citrix
5 319 (16.43%) Juniper
6 264 (13.60%) CheckPoint
7 208 (10.72%) HP
8 178 (9.17%) F5
9 162 (8.35%) Red Hat
10 147 (7.57%) SolarWinds
11 139 (7.16%) Apple
12 105 (5.41%) Symantec
13 69 (3.55%) Avaya
14 66 (3.40%) Riverbed
15 56 (2.89%) Dell
16 54 (2.78%) Oracle
16 54 (2.78%) Fortinet
17 50 (2.58%) SonicWALL
18 47 (2.42%) Veeam
19 39 (2.01%) Polycom
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 50000- 55000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £24,000 - £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £29000 - £29500 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum +Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 to 60000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Imperative People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertex I.T. Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits+excellent training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago