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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England / London
Rank 185 168 133
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -35
Permanent jobs citing VPN 616 830 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.87% 2.04% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.65% 12.94% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 507 655 857
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
5287 6412 7125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.01% 15.77% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4496 5418 6033
Median salary £53,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +30 110 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Dagenham - 8 - -
Feltham +8 7 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Croydon +6 6 £47,500 +11.76%
Canary Wharf -11 6 £70,000 -
Hounslow -1 5 £50,000 +57.48%
Chiswick -10 5 £50,000 +66.66%
Wimbledon -6 2 £33,750 +37.75%
Bromley - 2 - -
Greenwich 0 1 £47,500 +50.79%
Hammersmith 0 1 £29,500 -43.80%
Twickenham -2 1 £37,500 -18.91%
Uxbridge -9 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £26,500 -
Chessington - 1 £26,750 -
Greenford - 1 £32,500 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 733 (57.81%) Cisco
2 728 (57.41%) Firewall
3 560 (44.16%) Windows
4 481 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
5 402 (31.70%) WAN
6 388 (30.60%) LAN
7 375 (29.57%) Active Directory
8 373 (29.42%) DNS
9 360 (28.39%) VMware
10 356 (28.08%) CCNP
11 333 (26.26%) Microsoft
12 331 (26.10%) MPLS
13 327 (25.79%) BGP
14 315 (24.84%) Network Security
15 308 (24.29%) OSPF
16 305 (24.05%) Wireless
16 305 (24.05%) TCP/IP
17 295 (23.26%) Data Centre
18 285 (22.48%) ITIL
19 268 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
20 266 (20.98%) Finance
21 258 (20.35%) Windows Server
22 246 (19.40%) Linux
23 243 (19.16%) Cisco ASA
24 238 (18.77%) Juniper
25 225 (17.74%) DHCP
26 217 (17.11%) Palo Alto
27 216 (17.03%) Citrix
28 213 (16.80%) VLAN
29 211 (16.64%) 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
1 170 (13.41%) MS Exchange
2 76 (5.99%) Skype for Business
3 75 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 74 (5.84%) IIS
4 74 (5.84%) SharePoint
5 70 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 69 (5.44%) Apache
7 36 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 31 (2.44%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.10%) JBoss
9 14 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (0.79%) Confluence
13 6 (0.47%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 5 (0.39%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.32%) nginx
15 4 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 192 (15.14%) MS Office
2 173 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.55%) MS Project
5 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.079%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.079%) SmartSuite
6 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.16%) Eikon
3 2 (0.16%) Summit
4 1 (0.079%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.079%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 126 (9.94%) Office 365
2 117 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (2.76%) SaaS
5 34 (2.68%) Mimecast
6 29 (2.29%) IaaS
7 27 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 19 (1.50%) PaaS
10 14 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (1.10%) G Suite
11 13 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 11 (0.87%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.47%) Route 53
16 5 (0.39%) CloudFront
17 4 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 4 (0.32%) Akamai
18 3 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 728 (57.41%) Firewall
2 402 (31.70%) WAN
3 388 (30.60%) LAN
4 373 (29.42%) DNS
5 331 (26.10%) MPLS
6 327 (25.79%) BGP
7 315 (24.84%) Network Security
8 308 (24.29%) OSPF
9 305 (24.05%) TCP/IP
9 305 (24.05%) Wireless
10 243 (19.16%) Cisco ASA
11 225 (17.74%) DHCP
12 213 (16.80%) VLAN
13 151 (11.91%) IPsec
14 150 (11.83%) VoIP
15 119 (9.38%) HSRP
16 109 (8.60%) SSL
17 105 (8.28%) EIGRP
18 102 (8.04%) SAN
19 100 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 64 (5.05%) MySQL
3 25 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (0.55%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.39%) Informix
9 5 (0.39%) Redis
10 4 (0.32%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.24%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.16%) Power BI
13 1 (0.079%) Big Data
13 1 (0.079%) FileMaker
13 1 (0.079%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.079%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.079%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (1.81%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.26%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.03%) JIRA
4 11 (0.87%) Subversion
5 10 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.16%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.16%) Grunt
6 2 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.16%) Trac
6 2 (0.16%) Xdebug
7 1 (0.079%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.079%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.079%) JMeter
7 1 (0.079%) Selenium
7 1 (0.079%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.079%) Visual Studio
General
1 266 (20.98%) Finance
2 171 (13.49%) Telecoms
3 99 (7.81%) Legal
4 92 (7.26%) Law
5 86 (6.78%) Banking
6 36 (2.84%) Investment Banking
6 36 (2.84%) Marketing
7 26 (2.05%) Publishing
8 24 (1.89%) Retail
9 14 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.95%) Games
11 11 (0.87%) Billing
11 11 (0.87%) Electronics
12 9 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.71%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.63%) Advertising
14 7 (0.55%) Back Office
15 5 (0.39%) French Language
16 4 (0.32%) Front Office
17 3 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 401 (31.62%) Network Engineer
2 184 (14.51%) Analyst
3 137 (10.80%) Security Engineer
4 122 (9.62%) Senior Network Engineer
5 119 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 106 (8.36%) Administrator
7 101 (7.97%) Network Security Engineer
8 99 (7.81%) Cisco Engineer
9 85 (6.70%) Systems Administrator
10 77 (6.07%) Service Analyst
11 76 (5.99%) Service Desk Analyst
12 75 (5.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 73 (5.76%) IT Support
14 70 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 61 (4.81%) Architect
16 50 (3.94%) Juniper Engineer
17 49 (3.86%) IT Engineer
18 44 (3.47%) Senior Security Engineer
19 43 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
19 43 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.71%) 802.1X
2 36 (2.84%) Web Services
3 18 (1.42%) Middleware
4 15 (1.18%) LAMP
5 5 (0.39%) FFmpeg
5 5 (0.39%) FreeSWITCH
5 5 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (0.39%) XML
6 4 (0.32%) HTML
7 3 (0.24%) .NET
7 3 (0.24%) CSS
7 3 (0.24%) JSON
7 3 (0.24%) Node.js
7 3 (0.24%) REST
7 3 (0.24%) XMPP
8 2 (0.16%) J2EE
8 2 (0.16%) RFC 2544
8 2 (0.16%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.079%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.079%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 295 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 103 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 63 (4.97%) Management Information System
4 63 (4.97%) Video Conferencing
5 49 (3.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 37 (2.92%) Clustering
7 36 (2.84%) Public Cloud
8 30 (2.37%) BYOD
9 29 (2.29%) RSA SecurID
10 27 (2.13%) Blackberry
11 26 (2.05%) PKI
12 25 (1.97%) Replication
13 23 (1.81%) Virtual Team
14 21 (1.66%) iPad
15 19 (1.50%) Driving Licence
15 19 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
16 16 (1.26%) Cryptography
16 16 (1.26%) iPhone
17 15 (1.18%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 560 (44.16%) Windows
2 258 (20.35%) Windows Server
3 246 (19.40%) Linux
4 210 (16.56%) Windows 7
5 130 (10.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 126 (9.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 88 (6.94%) Windows 10
8 69 (5.44%) Windows 8
9 58 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 56 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 54 (4.26%) Unix
12 52 (4.10%) CentOS
13 46 (3.63%) Ubuntu
14 45 (3.55%) Android
15 43 (3.39%) Mac OS X
16 34 (2.68%) Windows XP
17 20 (1.58%) Debian
18 17 (1.34%) Solaris
19 13 (1.03%) Apple iOS
20 12 (0.95%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (22.48%) ITIL
2 133 (10.49%) Network Design
3 111 (8.75%) Kalman Filter
4 110 (8.68%) Service Management
5 107 (8.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 101 (7.97%) Load Balancing
7 84 (6.62%) Business Continuity
7 84 (6.62%) Network Management
8 83 (6.55%) Network Architecture
9 82 (6.47%) Information Security
10 80 (6.31%) Project Management
11 72 (5.68%) Change Management
12 68 (5.36%) Virtual Environments
13 62 (4.89%) Ticket Management
14 60 (4.73%) DevOps
15 57 (4.50%) High Availability
16 54 (4.26%) Mentoring
16 54 (4.26%) Problem Management
17 50 (3.94%) Presales
18 47 (3.71%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (8.20%) SQL
2 60 (4.73%) Python
3 57 (4.50%) PowerShell
4 46 (3.63%) Bash Shell
5 32 (2.52%) Ruby
6 27 (2.13%) Perl
7 17 (1.34%) C
7 17 (1.34%) Java
8 16 (1.26%) Shell Script
9 14 (1.10%) PHP
10 13 (1.03%) Go
11 9 (0.71%) Lisp
11 9 (0.71%) VB
12 7 (0.55%) JavaScript
12 7 (0.55%) VBScript
13 3 (0.24%) C#
13 3 (0.24%) C++
14 1 (0.079%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.079%) AWK
14 1 (0.079%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 481 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
2 356 (28.08%) CCNP
3 211 (16.64%) CCNA
4 206 (16.25%) Degree
5 124 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 90 (7.10%) MCSE
7 87 (6.86%) CCIE
8 42 (3.31%) MCP
9 41 (3.23%) Security Cleared
10 37 (2.92%) CISSP
10 37 (2.92%) JNCIA
11 35 (2.76%) CISM
11 35 (2.76%) JNCIP
12 32 (2.52%) MCSA
12 32 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 28 (2.21%) JNCIS
13 28 (2.21%) MCITP
14 27 (2.13%) CCDP
14 27 (2.13%) CCSA
15 23 (1.81%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (9.78%) SLA
2 44 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (3.00%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.66%) QA
5 10 (0.79%) JSP 440
6 9 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.47%) COBIT
8 2 (0.16%) GCP
9 1 (0.079%) HIPAA
System Software
1 375 (29.57%) Active Directory
2 268 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (7.97%) Hyper-V
4 49 (3.86%) Virtual Machines
5 38 (3.00%) vSphere
6 31 (2.44%) XenServer
7 24 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (1.81%) VMware ESX
9 20 (1.58%) NFS
10 17 (1.34%) Xen
10 17 (1.34%) XenApp
11 15 (1.18%) Firmware
11 15 (1.18%) iptables
12 13 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (0.95%) KVM
14 11 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 11 (0.87%) Squid
14 11 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
15 10 (0.79%) pfSense
16 9 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 52 (4.10%) SCCM
2 41 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 41 (3.23%) Nagios
3 40 (3.15%) AirWatch
4 38 (3.00%) Backup Exec
5 35 (2.76%) Puppet
6 34 (2.68%) Ansible
7 29 (2.29%) WSUS
8 24 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
9 23 (1.81%) McAfee ePO
10 22 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
11 20 (1.58%) FortiGate
12 14 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
13 13 (1.03%) Nessus
14 11 (0.87%) HAProxy
15 10 (0.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 10 (0.79%) Malwarebytes
15 10 (0.79%) WhatsUp Gold
15 10 (0.79%) XenMobile
16 9 (0.71%) Cacti
Vendors
1 733 (57.81%) Cisco
2 360 (28.39%) VMware
3 333 (26.26%) Microsoft
4 238 (18.77%) Juniper
5 217 (17.11%) Palo Alto
6 216 (17.03%) Citrix
7 183 (14.43%) CheckPoint
8 157 (12.38%) HP
9 108 (8.52%) F5
10 71 (5.60%) Apple
11 70 (5.52%) Red Hat
12 62 (4.89%) Avaya
13 61 (4.81%) Dell
13 61 (4.81%) Fortinet
14 60 (4.73%) EMC
14 60 (4.73%) Meraki
15 53 (4.18%) Riverbed
16 52 (4.10%) SolarWinds
17 44 (3.47%) NetApp
18 41 (3.23%) Intel Security
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10% + On Call
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Package of up to £55k plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Feral Interactive Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Red10
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Palantir Technologies
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 Per Annum plus benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago