The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 193 162 202
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +40
Permanent jobs citing VPN 781 765 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.60% 1.70% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.19% 9.06% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 664 656 641
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,159 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.40% -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7666 8442 9244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.71% 18.71% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6283 6964 7852
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
VPN
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -45 174 £50,000 -4.76% 12
Bromley -2 17 £37,500 -6.25%
Twickenham +5 9 £33,500 -33.00%
Hounslow -6 9 £48,000 +65.51%
Kingston Upon Thames -5 5 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Hammersmith - 4 £30,000 -
Croydon -6 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Harrow -11 3 £52,500 +40.00%
Chiswick - 3 £45,000 -
Mayfair - 3 £55,000 -
Ealing - 3 - - 1
Brentford +11 2 £27,000 -
Wimbledon -1 2 £37,500 -
Ilford - 2 £22,750 -
Beckenham -2 1 £29,000 -22.66%
Docklands, London -2 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £47,500 -
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 915 (59.53%) Windows
2 890 (57.91%) Firewall
3 819 (53.29%) Cisco
4 594 (38.65%) WAN
5 580 (37.74%) Active Directory
6 566 (36.82%) LAN
7 549 (35.72%) DNS
8 521 (33.90%) Microsoft
9 491 (31.95%) VMware
10 484 (31.49%) Linux
11 437 (28.43%) TCP/IP
12 423 (27.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 415 (27.00%) Cisco Certification
14 400 (26.02%) MS Exchange
15 377 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
16 345 (22.45%) DHCP
17 331 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
18 314 (20.43%) MPLS
19 310 (20.17%) ITIL
20 309 (20.10%) Windows 7
21 306 (19.91%) CheckPoint
22 296 (19.26%) MS Office
23 285 (18.54%) MS Excel
23 285 (18.54%) Wireless
24 277 (18.02%) CCNA
25 273 (17.76%) Citrix
26 272 (17.70%) Juniper
27 270 (17.57%) IPsec
28 254 (16.53%) CCNP
29 252 (16.40%) Finance

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 400 (26.02%) MS Exchange
2 164 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 111 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 107 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 103 (6.70%) Apache
6 88 (5.73%) SharePoint
6 88 (5.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 81 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 79 (5.14%) IIS
9 58 (3.77%) Tomcat
10 46 (2.99%) Lync
10 46 (2.99%) Confluence
11 22 (1.43%) OpenStack
12 17 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (1.04%) Node.js
13 16 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (0.98%) nginx
15 11 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (0.59%) SAS
16 9 (0.59%) Jetty
Applications
1 296 (19.26%) MS Office
2 285 (18.54%) MS Excel
3 38 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.78%) MS Project
6 3 (0.20%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.52%) 3000 Xtra
3 6 (0.39%) assyst
4 4 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.26%) SunGard AvantGard
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.93%) SaaS
2 38 (2.47%) Office 365
3 36 (2.34%) IaaS
4 28 (1.82%) Joyent
5 22 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.46%) PaaS
9 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.20%) Route 53
11 3 (0.20%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 890 (57.91%) Firewall
2 594 (38.65%) WAN
3 566 (36.82%) LAN
4 549 (35.72%) DNS
5 437 (28.43%) TCP/IP
6 345 (22.45%) DHCP
7 314 (20.43%) MPLS
8 285 (18.54%) Wireless
9 270 (17.57%) IPsec
10 248 (16.14%) SSL
11 247 (16.07%) SAN
12 245 (15.94%) VoIP
13 240 (15.61%) VLAN
14 221 (14.38%) Internet
15 219 (14.25%) BGP
16 217 (14.12%) Cisco ASA
17 192 (12.49%) OSPF
18 183 (11.91%) Network Security
19 122 (7.94%) NAS
20 111 (7.22%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 111 (7.22%) MySQL
3 36 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (1.37%) Redis
6 13 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (0.59%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.39%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.33%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.20%) SQLite
12 3 (0.20%) Big Data
12 3 (0.20%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.13%) FileMaker
14 1 (0.065%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.065%) MS Access
14 1 (0.065%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 60 (3.90%) JIRA
2 30 (1.95%) Git (software)
3 28 (1.82%) Subversion
4 19 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 16 (1.04%) FishEye
6 11 (0.72%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.39%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.20%) Ant
8 3 (0.20%) Maven
8 3 (0.20%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.13%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.065%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.065%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.065%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.065%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.065%) Juju
General
1 252 (16.40%) Finance
2 126 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 89 (5.79%) Law
4 88 (5.73%) Banking
5 54 (3.51%) Legal
6 46 (2.99%) Marketing
7 33 (2.15%) Games
8 32 (2.08%) Advertising
8 32 (2.08%) Retail
9 31 (2.02%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.56%) Publishing
11 18 (1.17%) Back Office
12 10 (0.65%) Electronics
13 9 (0.59%) Billing
14 8 (0.52%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
14 8 (0.52%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.39%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.33%) French Language
17 4 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 269 (17.50%) Analyst
2 256 (16.66%) Network Engineer
3 181 (11.78%) Support Engineer
4 146 (9.50%) Administrator
5 129 (8.39%) Systems Administrator
6 125 (8.13%) Systems Engineer
7 102 (6.64%) Support Analyst
8 89 (5.79%) Security Engineer
9 85 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
10 84 (5.47%) Consultant
11 81 (5.27%) Architect
12 76 (4.94%) Desktop Support
13 67 (4.36%) Team Leader
14 66 (4.29%) Linux Administrator
15 64 (4.16%) Network Analyst
16 61 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 60 (3.90%) IT Support
17 60 (3.90%) Senior Network Engineer
18 57 (3.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 56 (3.64%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.67%) XML
2 32 (2.08%) .NET
2 32 (2.08%) CSS
2 32 (2.08%) JSON
3 23 (1.50%) COM
4 21 (1.37%) Web Services
5 19 (1.24%) LAMP
6 17 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (0.98%) HTML
8 9 (0.59%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.52%) J2EE
10 6 (0.39%) Java EE
11 5 (0.33%) OSGi
12 4 (0.26%) REST
12 4 (0.26%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.26%) SOAP
12 4 (0.26%) SAML
13 3 (0.20%) Servlets
13 3 (0.20%) YAML
14 2 (0.13%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 179 (11.65%) Blackberry
2 80 (5.20%) Clustering
3 73 (4.75%) Computer Science
4 58 (3.77%) Replication
5 47 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 37 (2.41%) Hedge funds
7 36 (2.34%) iPad
8 32 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
9 25 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
10 22 (1.43%) iPhone
11 21 (1.37%) Open Source
11 21 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.24%) Mobile App
13 16 (1.04%) Digital Media
13 16 (1.04%) Fat Client
13 16 (1.04%) SecurID
13 16 (1.04%) Smartphone
13 16 (1.04%) Thin Client
14 14 (0.91%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.72%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 915 (59.53%) Windows
2 484 (31.49%) Linux
3 423 (27.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 331 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 309 (20.10%) Windows 7
6 182 (11.84%) UNIX
7 164 (10.67%) Windows XP
8 138 (8.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 91 (5.92%) Windows 8
10 86 (5.60%) Ubuntu
11 68 (4.42%) CentOS
12 66 (4.29%) Solaris
13 56 (3.64%) Mac OS
14 52 (3.38%) Windows Vista
15 51 (3.32%) Mac OS X
16 49 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 45 (2.93%) Debian
18 43 (2.80%) Android
19 31 (2.02%) Apple iOS
20 14 (0.91%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (20.17%) ITIL
2 133 (8.65%) Load Balancing
3 117 (7.61%) E-Commerce
4 114 (7.42%) Project Management
5 103 (6.70%) Service Management
6 88 (5.73%) Migration
7 75 (4.88%) Network Design
8 66 (4.29%) Service Delivery
8 66 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 63 (4.10%) Incident Management
10 62 (4.03%) Change Management
11 55 (3.58%) Configuration Management
11 55 (3.58%) Problem Management
12 49 (3.19%) Network Monitoring
12 49 (3.19%) Information Security
13 47 (3.06%) CRM
13 47 (3.06%) Continuous Improvement
14 44 (2.86%) Network Management
15 43 (2.80%) Network Architecture
16 40 (2.60%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 166 (10.80%) SQL
2 91 (5.92%) Java
3 82 (5.34%) Perl
4 53 (3.45%) Python
5 47 (3.06%) PowerShell
6 44 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 42 (2.73%) PHP
8 40 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 34 (2.21%) JavaScript
10 27 (1.76%) Ruby
11 24 (1.56%) C
12 16 (1.04%) Clojure
13 13 (0.85%) VB
14 8 (0.52%) C#
14 8 (0.52%) C++
15 5 (0.33%) VBScript
15 5 (0.33%) AWK
16 4 (0.26%) sed
17 3 (0.20%) VBA
17 3 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 415 (27.00%) Cisco Certification
2 277 (18.02%) CCNA
3 254 (16.53%) CCNP
4 233 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 230 (14.96%) Degree
6 121 (7.87%) MCSE
7 96 (6.25%) CCIE
8 84 (5.47%) MCITP
9 78 (5.07%) MCP
10 75 (4.88%) CCSE
11 69 (4.49%) CCSA
12 59 (3.84%) CCSP
13 57 (3.71%) MCTS
14 56 (3.64%) CISSP
15 48 (3.12%) MCSA
16 33 (2.15%) JNCIA
17 31 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 29 (1.89%) Security Cleared
19 27 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
20 23 (1.50%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (10.21%) SLA
2 27 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.30%) QA
4 11 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.33%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.065%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.065%) COBIT
7 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 580 (37.74%) Active Directory
2 377 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (9.43%) Hyper-V
4 97 (6.31%) XenApp
5 94 (6.12%) vSphere
6 70 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 64 (4.16%) Terminal Services
8 49 (3.19%) VMware ESX
9 37 (2.41%) KVM
10 27 (1.76%) NFS
11 20 (1.30%) Sendmail
12 19 (1.24%) XenServer
13 17 (1.11%) XenDesktop
14 13 (0.85%) ProxySG
15 12 (0.78%) Postfix
15 12 (0.78%) ISA Server
16 10 (0.65%) VMware Server
16 10 (0.65%) Squid
17 9 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
17 9 (0.59%) Snort
Systems Management
1 89 (5.79%) Puppet
2 82 (5.34%) Backup Exec
3 81 (5.27%) WSUS
4 80 (5.20%) Nagios
5 73 (4.75%) SCCM
6 52 (3.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 50 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
8 42 (2.73%) Cacti
9 25 (1.63%) CiscoWorks
10 16 (1.04%) CFEngine
11 15 (0.98%) SCOM
12 14 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
13 13 (0.85%) MOM
14 12 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
15 11 (0.72%) Tivoli
15 11 (0.72%) OpenView
15 11 (0.72%) ZABBIX
15 11 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
15 11 (0.72%) SmokePing
16 10 (0.65%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 819 (53.29%) Cisco
2 521 (33.90%) Microsoft
3 491 (31.95%) VMware
4 306 (19.91%) CheckPoint
5 273 (17.76%) Citrix
6 272 (17.70%) Juniper
7 144 (9.37%) HP
8 119 (7.74%) F5
9 101 (6.57%) Red Hat
10 99 (6.44%) Symantec
11 84 (5.47%) Blue Coat
12 81 (5.27%) Oracle
13 73 (4.75%) Dell
14 67 (4.36%) SolarWinds
15 66 (4.29%) EMC
16 59 (3.84%) Riverbed
17 58 (3.77%) WatchGuard
18 56 (3.64%) McAfee
18 56 (3.64%) Sophos
19 55 (3.58%) Apple
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Islington, London
Ezis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £48k - 53k per year + On-Call + Overtime + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Vadis People
Salary: circ £18,000 to £26,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Salary is negotiable depending on ex
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + £2,500 On Call + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago