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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 172 180 175
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 769 705 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.66% 1.57% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.04% 9.75% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 680 600 700
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £26,000 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
7663 7233 8539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.54% 16.15% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6349 6058 7229
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +10 190 £48,000 +9.71% 24
Bromley -6 15 £37,500 -11.76%
Hounslow -2 8 £27,500 -1.78% 1
Hayes +5 4 £51,500 - 2
Beckenham +5 4 £27,500 -35.29%
Twickenham +3 3 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Wimbledon -7 3 £40,000 +17.64%
Kingston Upon Thames -14 3 £29,750 +35.22%
Hammersmith - 3 £35,000 - 1
West Drayton - 3 £55,000 -
Canary Wharf +11 2 £56,000 +12.00%
Harrow -13 2 £65,000 +152.42%
Croydon -12 1 £25,000 -43.18%
Ilford - 1 £37,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £42,500 -
Mayfair - 1 £55,000 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 943 (58.94%) Windows
2 881 (55.06%) Firewall
3 829 (51.81%) Cisco
4 623 (38.94%) DNS
5 620 (38.75%) WAN
6 606 (37.88%) LAN
7 583 (36.44%) Active Directory
8 521 (32.56%) Microsoft
9 502 (31.38%) TCP/IP
10 481 (30.06%) VMware
11 443 (27.69%) Linux
12 424 (26.50%) Cisco Certification
13 415 (25.94%) MS Exchange
14 402 (25.13%) DHCP
15 351 (21.94%) VMware Infrastructure
16 348 (21.75%) Windows Server 2008
17 338 (21.13%) MPLS
18 322 (20.13%) Juniper
19 311 (19.44%) ITIL
20 296 (18.50%) Windows Server 2003
21 294 (18.38%) Finance
22 289 (18.06%) Wireless
23 288 (18.00%) MS Office
24 286 (17.88%) Windows 7
25 284 (17.75%) CCNP
25 284 (17.75%) CheckPoint
26 278 (17.38%) MS Excel
27 260 (16.25%) SAN
28 252 (15.75%) Citrix
29 251 (15.69%) SSL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 415 (25.94%) MS Exchange
2 209 (13.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 112 (7.00%) SharePoint
4 97 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 88 (5.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 84 (5.25%) Apache
6 84 (5.25%) Lync
7 80 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 78 (4.88%) IIS
9 77 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
10 39 (2.44%) Tomcat
11 17 (1.06%) nginx
12 16 (1.00%) Confluence
13 14 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
14 8 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.38%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.38%) WorkSite
15 6 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 288 (18.00%) MS Office
2 278 (17.38%) MS Excel
3 41 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 27 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.50%) MS Project
6 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.13%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 9 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.25%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.19%) SunGard AvantGard
4 1 (0.063%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 58 (3.63%) Office 365
2 33 (2.06%) SaaS
3 30 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (1.44%) IaaS
5 18 (1.13%) PaaS
5 18 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (1.06%) Joyent
7 11 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.44%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.19%) Route 53
11 3 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.063%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 881 (55.06%) Firewall
2 623 (38.94%) DNS
3 620 (38.75%) WAN
4 606 (37.88%) LAN
5 502 (31.38%) TCP/IP
6 402 (25.13%) DHCP
7 338 (21.13%) MPLS
8 289 (18.06%) Wireless
9 260 (16.25%) SAN
10 251 (15.69%) SSL
11 247 (15.44%) Cisco ASA
12 241 (15.06%) Network Security
13 236 (14.75%) VLAN
14 228 (14.25%) BGP
15 221 (13.81%) VoIP
16 212 (13.25%) IPsec
17 198 (12.38%) OSPF
18 185 (11.56%) Internet
19 124 (7.75%) Cisco IOS
20 116 (7.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 123 (7.69%) MySQL
3 40 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 14 (0.88%) Redis
8 12 (0.75%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.69%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.69%) NoSQL
10 9 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.50%) Big Data
11 8 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.31%) DB2
13 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.19%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 23 (1.44%) JIRA
1 23 (1.44%) Git (software)
2 13 (0.81%) Jenkins
2 13 (0.81%) Subversion
3 9 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 7 (0.44%) Mercurial
4 7 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.25%) Hudson
6 3 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.19%) Artifactory
6 3 (0.19%) Maven
6 3 (0.19%) Ant
6 3 (0.19%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.063%) Serena SBM
7 1 (0.063%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.063%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.063%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.063%) FishEye
General
1 294 (18.38%) Finance
2 162 (10.13%) Telecoms
3 84 (5.25%) Law
4 77 (4.81%) Banking
5 48 (3.00%) Marketing
6 46 (2.88%) Advertising
7 30 (1.88%) Retail
8 25 (1.56%) Legal
9 15 (0.94%) Publishing
9 15 (0.94%) Back Office
10 13 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.50%) Games
14 7 (0.44%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.31%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.31%) French Language
16 4 (0.25%) German Language
16 4 (0.25%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 317 (19.81%) Network Engineer
2 310 (19.38%) Analyst
3 164 (10.25%) Support Engineer
4 143 (8.94%) Support Analyst
5 118 (7.38%) Administrator
6 117 (7.31%) Security Engineer
7 110 (6.88%) Senior Network Engineer
8 105 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
9 98 (6.13%) Architect
10 92 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
11 85 (5.31%) Network Analyst
12 82 (5.13%) IT Support
13 74 (4.63%) Network Security Engineer
14 73 (4.56%) Desktop Support
15 69 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 62 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support
17 58 (3.63%) Consultant
18 56 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support
19 50 (3.13%) Team Leader
20 46 (2.88%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.50%) Web Services
2 55 (3.44%) XML
3 38 (2.38%) JSON
4 31 (1.94%) CSS
5 29 (1.81%) .NET
6 26 (1.63%) LAMP
7 15 (0.94%) HTML
8 10 (0.63%) J2EE
9 9 (0.56%) COM
9 9 (0.56%) REST
10 8 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (0.38%) YAML
11 6 (0.38%) SOAP
12 5 (0.31%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.31%) SAML
12 5 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (0.31%) Software Packaging
13 4 (0.25%) OAuth
13 4 (0.25%) iOS SDK
13 4 (0.25%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 184 (11.50%) Blackberry
2 74 (4.63%) Computer Science
3 73 (4.56%) Replication
4 63 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 48 (3.00%) Clustering
6 47 (2.94%) Hedge funds
7 33 (2.06%) iPhone
7 33 (2.06%) Open Source
8 29 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
9 26 (1.63%) iPad
10 23 (1.44%) SecurID
11 20 (1.25%) Client/Server
12 18 (1.13%) PKI
13 16 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
15 12 (0.75%) EqualLogic
15 12 (0.75%) Fat Client
15 12 (0.75%) Thin Client
16 11 (0.69%) Digital Media
17 10 (0.63%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 943 (58.94%) Windows
2 443 (27.69%) Linux
3 348 (21.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 296 (18.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 286 (17.88%) Windows 7
6 169 (10.56%) Windows XP
7 146 (9.13%) UNIX
8 131 (8.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 104 (6.50%) Windows 8
10 70 (4.38%) Ubuntu
11 68 (4.25%) Android
12 65 (4.06%) Mac OS X
13 64 (4.00%) CentOS
14 59 (3.69%) Solaris
15 52 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 38 (2.38%) Mac OS
16 38 (2.38%) Apple iOS
17 31 (1.94%) Windows Vista
17 31 (1.94%) Debian
18 9 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (19.44%) ITIL
2 138 (8.63%) Load Balancing
3 106 (6.63%) Network Design
4 101 (6.31%) Project Management
5 92 (5.75%) E-Commerce
6 83 (5.19%) Service Management
7 81 (5.06%) Migration
8 79 (4.94%) Kalman Filter
9 78 (4.88%) Information Security
10 75 (4.69%) Network Management
11 74 (4.63%) Change Management
12 71 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
13 52 (3.25%) Incident Management
13 52 (3.25%) Network Monitoring
14 48 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 45 (2.81%) Security Management
15 45 (2.81%) Configuration Management
16 43 (2.69%) DevOps
17 39 (2.44%) Service Delivery
18 38 (2.38%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 185 (11.56%) SQL
2 82 (5.13%) Java
3 78 (4.88%) Perl
4 72 (4.50%) PowerShell
5 55 (3.44%) PHP
6 54 (3.38%) Bash Shell
7 52 (3.25%) Python
8 37 (2.31%) Shell Script
9 32 (2.00%) C
10 29 (1.81%) JavaScript
11 24 (1.50%) Ruby
12 19 (1.19%) VB
13 11 (0.69%) C++
14 7 (0.44%) VBScript
14 7 (0.44%) VBA
15 5 (0.31%) C#
15 5 (0.31%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.31%) Korn
15 5 (0.31%) AWK
16 4 (0.25%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 424 (26.50%) Cisco Certification
2 284 (17.75%) CCNP
3 228 (14.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 203 (12.69%) Degree
5 191 (11.94%) CCNA
6 128 (8.00%) MCSE
7 104 (6.50%) MCITP
8 81 (5.06%) CCIE
9 79 (4.94%) MCSA
10 72 (4.50%) CCSE
11 71 (4.44%) CISSP
12 60 (3.75%) MCP
13 59 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 49 (3.06%) MCTS
14 49 (3.06%) Security Cleared
15 39 (2.44%) CCSA
16 35 (2.19%) SC Cleared
17 29 (1.81%) CCSP
18 26 (1.63%) JNCIA
19 22 (1.38%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (9.00%) SLA
2 34 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.69%) QA
4 9 (0.56%) COBIT
5 4 (0.25%) ISO 8583
5 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.063%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.063%) BS7799
7 1 (0.063%) HIPAA
System Software
1 583 (36.44%) Active Directory
2 351 (21.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 105 (6.56%) vSphere
5 85 (5.31%) XenApp
6 49 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
7 46 (2.88%) VMware ESX
8 38 (2.38%) NFS
9 26 (1.63%) XenServer
10 21 (1.31%) Terminal Services
10 21 (1.31%) KVM
11 17 (1.06%) Postfix
12 15 (0.94%) Xen
12 15 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 15 (0.94%) Terminal Server
13 14 (0.88%) Sendmail
13 14 (0.88%) DFS Replication
14 13 (0.81%) XenDesktop
15 10 (0.63%) Samba
16 9 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 87 (5.44%) Backup Exec
2 71 (4.44%) Puppet
3 60 (3.75%) SCCM
4 57 (3.56%) Nagios
5 49 (3.06%) WSUS
5 49 (3.06%) Cacti
6 46 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
7 41 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 32 (2.00%) OpenView
9 28 (1.75%) SCOM
10 23 (1.44%) MOM
11 19 (1.19%) CiscoWorks
12 17 (1.06%) Zenoss
13 16 (1.00%) NetBackup
14 14 (0.88%) Nessus
14 14 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
15 13 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
15 13 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
16 9 (0.56%) Data Guard
16 9 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 829 (51.81%) Cisco
2 521 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 481 (30.06%) VMware
4 322 (20.13%) Juniper
5 284 (17.75%) CheckPoint
6 252 (15.75%) Citrix
7 220 (13.75%) HP
8 142 (8.88%) F5
9 110 (6.88%) Red Hat
10 109 (6.81%) Oracle
11 107 (6.69%) Dell
12 105 (6.56%) Symantec
13 96 (6.00%) SolarWinds
14 78 (4.88%) Apple
15 63 (3.94%) NetApp
15 63 (3.94%) Sophos
16 57 (3.56%) Blue Coat
17 51 (3.19%) Riverbed
18 50 (3.13%) Bloomberg
19 49 (3.06%) Aruba
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-55k base + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
NAK Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum dependent upon skills and experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
FirstCare Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago