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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 128 172 189
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1000 828 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.24% 1.82% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.39% 11.13% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 901 723 666
Average salary £42,500 £44,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,643
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.75%
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
7470 7438 9400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.76% 16.32% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6314 6112 7974
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
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 17 December 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 December 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 +58 255 £45,000 - 26
Wimbledon +4 30 £36,000 -8.86% 3
Uxbridge +3 10 £57,500 -14.81%
Bromley -2 8 £37,500 -
New Malden - 5 £47,000 - 1
Mayfair - 5 £41,250 -
Paddington +13 4 £45,000 -
Twickenham -6 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Hammersmith - 4 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf +31 2 £47,500 -26.92%
Croydon 0 2 £49,000 -10.90%
Hayes -3 2 £52,500 -
Romford - 2 £32,500 - 1
Enfield +5 1 £32,500 -45.83%
Beckenham -2 1 £30,000 -22.58%
Surbiton - 1 £20,500 -
Wembley - 1 £21,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £45,000 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1122 (61.48%) Windows
2 1049 (57.48%) Firewall
3 984 (53.92%) Cisco
4 725 (39.73%) WAN
5 720 (39.45%) Active Directory
6 653 (35.78%) Microsoft
7 640 (35.07%) LAN
8 639 (35.01%) DNS
9 601 (32.93%) TCP/IP
10 580 (31.78%) Cisco Certification
11 566 (31.01%) VMware
12 487 (26.68%) MPLS
13 482 (26.41%) MS Exchange
14 437 (23.95%) Windows Server 2008
15 435 (23.84%) Linux
16 432 (23.67%) Finance
17 427 (23.40%) CCNP
18 411 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
19 407 (22.30%) DHCP
20 376 (20.60%) BGP
21 369 (20.22%) Juniper
22 359 (19.67%) Citrix
23 358 (19.62%) MS Office
24 345 (18.90%) Wireless
24 345 (18.90%) Cisco ASA
25 342 (18.74%) MS Excel
26 340 (18.63%) ITIL
27 330 (18.08%) Windows 7
28 319 (17.48%) OSPF
29 290 (15.89%) Windows Server 2003

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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
1 482 (26.41%) MS Exchange
2 229 (12.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 125 (6.85%) SharePoint
4 123 (6.74%) IIS
5 114 (6.25%) Lync
6 105 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 97 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 88 (4.82%) Apache
9 82 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 64 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 53 (2.90%) Tomcat
12 20 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (0.77%) IBM Notes
14 13 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (0.71%) nginx
15 12 (0.66%) WorkSite
16 11 (0.60%) Confluence
17 9 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
18 6 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
19 4 (0.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 358 (19.62%) MS Office
2 342 (18.74%) MS Excel
3 70 (3.84%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.27%) MS Project
6 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.22%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.055%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.055%) InDesign
8 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.055%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 22 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.22%) Advent Moxy
2 4 (0.22%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.055%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.055%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.23%) Office 365
2 42 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (1.59%) SaaS
5 28 (1.53%) IaaS
6 26 (1.42%) PaaS
7 22 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.49%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.22%) Joyent
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.055%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1049 (57.48%) Firewall
2 725 (39.73%) WAN
3 640 (35.07%) LAN
4 639 (35.01%) DNS
5 601 (32.93%) TCP/IP
6 487 (26.68%) MPLS
7 407 (22.30%) DHCP
8 376 (20.60%) BGP
9 345 (18.90%) Wireless
9 345 (18.90%) Cisco ASA
10 319 (17.48%) OSPF
11 286 (15.67%) SAN
12 272 (14.90%) VoIP
13 263 (14.41%) VLAN
14 262 (14.36%) Network Security
15 244 (13.37%) SSL
16 198 (10.85%) EIGRP
17 183 (10.03%) Internet
18 173 (9.48%) IPsec
19 147 (8.05%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 121 (6.63%) MySQL
3 63 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 41 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (1.48%) MongoDB
6 23 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (0.93%) Big Data
8 17 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 12 (0.66%) Hadoop
10 11 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (0.44%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.38%) MariaDB
13 6 (0.33%) Redis
14 5 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.22%) Hazelcast
15 4 (0.22%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 17 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 13 (0.71%) Mercurial
2 13 (0.71%) TeamCity
3 10 (0.55%) JIRA
4 9 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.38%) Subversion
6 4 (0.22%) Hudson
6 4 (0.22%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.16%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.055%) Serena SBM
General
1 432 (23.67%) Finance
2 241 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 98 (5.37%) Banking
4 76 (4.16%) Law
5 43 (2.36%) Retail
5 43 (2.36%) Back Office
6 42 (2.30%) Marketing
7 41 (2.25%) Advertising
8 35 (1.92%) Legal
9 26 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.21%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.71%) Electronics
11 13 (0.71%) Aerospace
12 12 (0.66%) French Language
12 12 (0.66%) German Language
12 12 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.49%) Italian Language
14 9 (0.49%) Spanish Language
15 8 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 468 (25.64%) Network Engineer
2 346 (18.96%) Analyst
3 213 (11.67%) Support Engineer
4 157 (8.60%) Support Analyst
5 134 (7.34%) IT Support
6 131 (7.18%) 2nd Line Support
7 125 (6.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 106 (5.81%) Administrator
9 98 (5.37%) Security Engineer
10 95 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
11 87 (4.77%) Desktop Support
12 79 (4.33%) Network Security Engineer
13 76 (4.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 72 (3.95%) Architect
14 72 (3.95%) Technical Support
15 71 (3.89%) Network Analyst
16 70 (3.84%) Systems Engineer
17 69 (3.78%) Consultant
18 62 (3.40%) 3rd Line Support
19 59 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (3.73%) Web Services
2 44 (2.41%) XML
3 40 (2.19%) CSS
4 27 (1.48%) JSON
5 25 (1.37%) .NET
6 15 (0.82%) HTML
7 13 (0.71%) LAMP
8 12 (0.66%) SOAP
9 9 (0.49%) COM
10 8 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (0.27%) Ajax
12 4 (0.22%) AngularJS
12 4 (0.22%) Application Packaging
12 4 (0.22%) OAuth
12 4 (0.22%) Middleware
12 4 (0.22%) SAML
13 3 (0.16%) Flash
13 3 (0.16%) YAML
13 3 (0.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 170 (9.32%) Blackberry
2 152 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (5.42%) Computer Science
4 80 (4.38%) Management Information System
5 79 (4.33%) Hedge funds
6 66 (3.62%) iPhone
7 63 (3.45%) Replication
8 61 (3.34%) Clustering
9 41 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
9 41 (2.25%) iPad
10 25 (1.37%) PKI
11 24 (1.32%) Open Source
12 21 (1.15%) Client/Server
13 17 (0.93%) User Experience
14 16 (0.88%) CMDB
15 14 (0.77%) Statistics
16 13 (0.71%) CESG
16 13 (0.71%) Mathematics
16 13 (0.71%) SecurID
17 12 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1122 (61.48%) Windows
2 437 (23.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 435 (23.84%) Linux
4 330 (18.08%) Windows 7
5 290 (15.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 226 (12.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 204 (11.18%) Windows XP
8 174 (9.53%) Windows 8
9 128 (7.01%) UNIX
10 85 (4.66%) Android
11 76 (4.16%) Mac OS X
11 76 (4.16%) CentOS
12 67 (3.67%) Solaris
13 51 (2.79%) Windows Vista
14 47 (2.58%) Ubuntu
15 45 (2.47%) Apple iOS
16 37 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (1.10%) SUSE
17 20 (1.10%) Debian
18 17 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (18.63%) ITIL
2 205 (11.23%) Load Balancing
3 139 (7.62%) Network Design
4 127 (6.96%) Service Management
5 116 (6.36%) Migration
6 109 (5.97%) Project Management
7 100 (5.48%) Network Management
8 97 (5.32%) Information Security
9 95 (5.21%) Kalman Filter
10 91 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 83 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
12 66 (3.62%) Change Management
13 65 (3.56%) Capacity Planning
14 62 (3.40%) ITSM
15 59 (3.23%) E-Commerce
16 51 (2.79%) Service Delivery
16 51 (2.79%) CRM
17 46 (2.52%) Configuration Management
18 42 (2.30%) Change Control
19 41 (2.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (11.45%) SQL
2 80 (4.38%) Perl
3 75 (4.11%) Bash Shell
4 68 (3.73%) PowerShell
5 60 (3.29%) PHP
6 53 (2.90%) Java
7 32 (1.75%) Python
8 28 (1.53%) Shell Script
9 23 (1.26%) Ruby
10 20 (1.10%) C
11 17 (0.93%) VB
12 15 (0.82%) C#
13 14 (0.77%) JavaScript
14 7 (0.38%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.33%) Korn
15 6 (0.33%) AWK
16 5 (0.27%) VBScript
16 5 (0.27%) VBA
17 3 (0.16%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 580 (31.78%) Cisco Certification
2 427 (23.40%) CCNP
3 260 (14.25%) CCNA
4 235 (12.88%) Degree
5 203 (11.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 121 (6.63%) CCIE
7 117 (6.41%) MCSE
8 96 (5.26%) MCITP
9 93 (5.10%) MCP
10 72 (3.95%) CISSP
11 63 (3.45%) MCTS
12 58 (3.18%) MCSA
13 50 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 42 (2.30%) CCSP
15 39 (2.14%) CCDP
16 37 (2.03%) CCSA
17 34 (1.86%) Security Cleared
18 29 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
18 29 (1.59%) JNCIA
19 24 (1.32%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (7.84%) SLA
2 57 (3.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.77%) COBIT
4 14 (0.77%) QA
5 8 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.11%) BS7799
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 720 (39.45%) Active Directory
2 411 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (7.95%) Hyper-V
4 132 (7.23%) vSphere
5 112 (6.14%) XenApp
6 57 (3.12%) VMware ESXi
7 47 (2.58%) XenServer
8 39 (2.14%) VMware ESX
9 36 (1.97%) NFS
10 29 (1.59%) Terminal Services
11 28 (1.53%) Firmware
12 22 (1.21%) Terminal Server
13 21 (1.15%) XenDesktop
14 20 (1.10%) Xen
15 16 (0.88%) Postfix
16 13 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 11 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
17 11 (0.60%) Snort
17 11 (0.60%) VirtualBox
18 9 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 75 (4.11%) SCCM
2 71 (3.89%) SCOM
3 68 (3.73%) Backup Exec
4 60 (3.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 59 (3.23%) Nagios
6 53 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
7 43 (2.36%) Puppet
8 40 (2.19%) WSUS
9 39 (2.14%) CiscoWorks
10 38 (2.08%) Cacti
11 36 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
12 22 (1.21%) OpenView
13 21 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
14 20 (1.10%) Nessus
14 20 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Management
15 18 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
15 18 (0.99%) SCVMM
15 18 (0.99%) SELinux
16 15 (0.82%) MOM
17 12 (0.66%) Icinga
Vendors
1 984 (53.92%) Cisco
2 653 (35.78%) Microsoft
3 566 (31.01%) VMware
4 369 (20.22%) Juniper
5 359 (19.67%) Citrix
6 282 (15.45%) CheckPoint
7 204 (11.18%) HP
8 195 (10.68%) F5
9 128 (7.01%) SolarWinds
10 118 (6.47%) Symantec
11 114 (6.25%) Apple
12 109 (5.97%) Red Hat
13 101 (5.53%) Dell
14 78 (4.27%) Oracle
15 73 (4.00%) Avaya
16 64 (3.51%) Veeam
17 63 (3.45%) NetApp
18 56 (3.07%) Bloomberg
19 55 (3.01%) Aruba
20 49 (2.68%) Brocade
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23000 - 25000 plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £65000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + £3000 car allowance + £5,000 bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
FirstCare Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus access to local gym
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rosemont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum inclusive of package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago