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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 123 184 181
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 991 734 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.39% 1.74% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.87% 10.92% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 875 621 635
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -13.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +5.63%
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
7146 6724 8593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.22% 15.92% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6040 5443 7277
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £72,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +77 258 £49,000 +3.15% 33
Wimbledon - 21 £37,500 - 1
Uxbridge +1 7 £59,000 -12.59% 1
Wembley - 7 £22,500 - 1
Bromley -4 5 £57,500 +53.33%
Chiswick - 5 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 4 £37,500 -
Romford - 4 £32,500 - 1
Twickenham -9 3 - -
Greenwich - 3 £28,500 -
Paddington - 2 - - 1
Mayfair - 2 £41,250 -
New Malden - 2 £47,000 -
Enfield +4 1 £32,500 -45.83%
Surbiton - 1 £20,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £47,500 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1160 (60.64%) Windows
2 1112 (58.13%) Firewall
3 1031 (53.89%) Cisco
4 759 (39.68%) WAN
5 744 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 716 (37.43%) Microsoft
7 664 (34.71%) LAN
8 645 (33.72%) DNS
9 600 (31.36%) TCP/IP
10 598 (31.26%) Cisco Certification
11 595 (31.10%) VMware
12 528 (27.60%) MS Exchange
13 507 (26.50%) MPLS
14 459 (23.99%) Finance
15 449 (23.47%) Linux
16 448 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
16 448 (23.42%) Windows Server 2008
17 434 (22.69%) CCNP
18 403 (21.07%) Citrix
19 401 (20.96%) DHCP
20 398 (20.81%) BGP
21 385 (20.13%) MS Excel
22 376 (19.65%) Wireless
23 373 (19.50%) ITIL
24 359 (18.77%) MS Office
25 357 (18.66%) Juniper
26 340 (17.77%) Cisco ASA
27 331 (17.30%) OSPF
28 329 (17.20%) Windows 7
29 300 (15.68%) VoIP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 528 (27.60%) MS Exchange
2 244 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 134 (7.00%) Lync
4 126 (6.59%) IIS
5 119 (6.22%) SharePoint
6 106 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 93 (4.86%) Apache
7 93 (4.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 88 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 60 (3.14%) Tomcat
10 42 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 24 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (1.10%) IBM Notes
13 18 (0.94%) nginx
14 16 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
16 13 (0.68%) Confluence
17 11 (0.58%) WorkSite
18 8 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
19 4 (0.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 385 (20.13%) MS Excel
2 359 (18.77%) MS Office
3 66 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.31%) MS Project
6 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.26%) SmartSuite
7 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.10%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.052%) InDesign
9 1 (0.052%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.052%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 25 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.21%) Sage 50
4 4 (0.21%) Advent Moxy
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.052%) assyst
6 1 (0.052%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.052%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 60 (3.14%) Office 365
2 48 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.73%) IaaS
4 28 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (1.31%) SaaS
7 21 (1.10%) PaaS
8 14 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.16%) Route 53
10 3 (0.16%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.10%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.10%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.052%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 1112 (58.13%) Firewall
2 759 (39.68%) WAN
3 664 (34.71%) LAN
4 645 (33.72%) DNS
5 600 (31.36%) TCP/IP
6 507 (26.50%) MPLS
7 401 (20.96%) DHCP
8 398 (20.81%) BGP
9 376 (19.65%) Wireless
10 340 (17.77%) Cisco ASA
11 331 (17.30%) OSPF
12 300 (15.68%) VoIP
13 279 (14.58%) SAN
14 275 (14.38%) Network Security
15 255 (13.33%) SSL
16 243 (12.70%) VLAN
17 223 (11.66%) EIGRP
18 196 (10.25%) Internet
19 178 (9.30%) IPsec
20 173 (9.04%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 138 (7.21%) MySQL
3 57 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 39 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 23 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 23 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (0.94%) MariaDB
8 17 (0.89%) Big Data
9 12 (0.63%) Hadoop
10 10 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (0.47%) Redis
11 9 (0.47%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.37%) Relational Database
12 7 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.37%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (1.05%) Jenkins
2 14 (0.73%) Mercurial
3 12 (0.63%) TeamCity
3 12 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.58%) JIRA
5 8 (0.42%) Hudson
6 7 (0.37%) Subversion
7 4 (0.21%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.21%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.10%) Xcode
9 2 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.052%) Artifactory
General
1 459 (23.99%) Finance
2 263 (13.75%) Telecoms
3 95 (4.97%) Banking
4 86 (4.50%) Law
5 51 (2.67%) Advertising
6 43 (2.25%) Retail
6 43 (2.25%) Back Office
7 42 (2.20%) Legal
7 42 (2.20%) Marketing
8 34 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 25 (1.31%) Investment Banking
10 17 (0.89%) Electronics
11 14 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.68%) French Language
12 13 (0.68%) Aerospace
13 11 (0.58%) German Language
14 10 (0.52%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.47%) Italian Language
15 9 (0.47%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 488 (25.51%) Network Engineer
2 327 (17.09%) Analyst
3 241 (12.60%) Support Engineer
4 159 (8.31%) Support Analyst
5 145 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
6 140 (7.32%) IT Support
7 122 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
8 118 (6.17%) Administrator
9 111 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
10 104 (5.44%) Consultant
11 100 (5.23%) Security Engineer
12 99 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 90 (4.70%) Desktop Support
14 83 (4.34%) Technical Support
15 79 (4.13%) Network Security Engineer
16 69 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
17 63 (3.29%) 3rd Line Support
18 58 (3.03%) Architect
18 58 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
19 56 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (3.82%) Web Services
2 46 (2.40%) CSS
3 44 (2.30%) XML
4 35 (1.83%) .NET
5 25 (1.31%) HTML
6 21 (1.10%) JSON
7 18 (0.94%) RabbitMQ
8 17 (0.89%) SOAP
9 12 (0.63%) COM
9 12 (0.63%) LAMP
10 10 (0.52%) Ajax
11 9 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (0.31%) Application Packaging
13 4 (0.21%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.21%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.21%) XMPP
14 3 (0.16%) YAML
14 3 (0.16%) WCF
14 3 (0.16%) .NET Compact Framework
14 3 (0.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 178 (9.30%) Blackberry
2 170 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 81 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 75 (3.92%) Hedge funds
6 71 (3.71%) iPhone
7 54 (2.82%) Clustering
8 48 (2.51%) Video Conferencing
9 47 (2.46%) Replication
10 44 (2.30%) iPad
11 36 (1.88%) Client/Server
12 26 (1.36%) CMDB
13 24 (1.25%) PKI
14 21 (1.10%) CESG
15 19 (0.99%) Streaming Video
16 17 (0.89%) Mathematics
17 16 (0.84%) User Experience
18 14 (0.73%) Tandem
18 14 (0.73%) Open Source
18 14 (0.73%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1160 (60.64%) Windows
2 449 (23.47%) Linux
3 448 (23.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 329 (17.20%) Windows 7
5 268 (14.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 267 (13.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 207 (10.82%) Windows XP
8 181 (9.46%) Windows 8
9 128 (6.69%) UNIX
10 88 (4.60%) Android
11 87 (4.55%) CentOS
12 69 (3.61%) Windows Vista
13 67 (3.50%) Solaris
14 62 (3.24%) Mac OS X
15 55 (2.88%) Apple iOS
16 48 (2.51%) Ubuntu
17 36 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 23 (1.20%) Mac OS
19 22 (1.15%) Debian
20 16 (0.84%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (19.50%) ITIL
2 228 (11.92%) Load Balancing
3 156 (8.15%) Network Design
4 132 (6.90%) Service Management
5 127 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 124 (6.48%) Migration
7 114 (5.96%) Project Management
8 109 (5.70%) Network Management
9 93 (4.86%) Information Security
10 91 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
11 81 (4.23%) ITSM
12 80 (4.18%) Service Delivery
13 78 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
14 73 (3.82%) Capacity Planning
15 66 (3.45%) Change Management
16 63 (3.29%) Time Management
17 58 (3.03%) Configuration Management
18 49 (2.56%) E-Commerce
18 49 (2.56%) Asset Management
19 47 (2.46%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 206 (10.77%) SQL
2 91 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 81 (4.23%) Perl
4 75 (3.92%) PowerShell
5 68 (3.55%) Java
6 60 (3.14%) PHP
7 45 (2.35%) Python
8 28 (1.46%) Ruby
9 26 (1.36%) Shell Script
10 23 (1.20%) C
11 22 (1.15%) JavaScript
12 18 (0.94%) C#
13 15 (0.78%) VB
14 7 (0.37%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.31%) VBScript
16 5 (0.26%) VBA
17 3 (0.16%) C++
17 3 (0.16%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.10%) Tcl
18 2 (0.10%) AWK
Qualifications
1 598 (31.26%) Cisco Certification
2 434 (22.69%) CCNP
3 272 (14.22%) CCNA
4 251 (13.12%) Degree
5 214 (11.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 131 (6.85%) MCSE
6 131 (6.85%) CCIE
7 96 (5.02%) MCP
8 91 (4.76%) MCITP
9 71 (3.71%) CISSP
10 65 (3.40%) MCTS
11 53 (2.77%) MCSA
12 44 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 43 (2.25%) CCSA
14 37 (1.93%) JNCIA
14 37 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
14 37 (1.93%) CCDP
15 31 (1.62%) CCSP
16 30 (1.57%) Security Cleared
17 25 (1.31%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (7.74%) SLA
2 62 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.78%) COBIT
5 14 (0.73%) QA
6 11 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.052%) BS7799
9 1 (0.052%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 744 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 448 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (8.26%) Hyper-V
4 132 (6.90%) XenApp
5 112 (5.85%) vSphere
6 62 (3.24%) XenServer
7 57 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
8 54 (2.82%) Terminal Services
9 33 (1.73%) VMware ESX
10 30 (1.57%) Firmware
11 28 (1.46%) Terminal Server
12 26 (1.36%) NFS
13 24 (1.25%) Xen
14 18 (0.94%) XenDesktop
15 17 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 15 (0.78%) Openswan
17 14 (0.73%) Postfix
18 13 (0.68%) VirtualBox
19 11 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
20 9 (0.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 80 (4.18%) SCCM
2 76 (3.97%) Nagios
3 67 (3.50%) SCOM
4 55 (2.88%) Cisco CUCM
5 52 (2.72%) Backup Exec
6 51 (2.67%) CiscoWorks
7 48 (2.51%) Norton AntiVirus
7 48 (2.51%) Cacti
7 48 (2.51%) WSUS
8 41 (2.14%) Puppet
9 33 (1.73%) Cisco Prime
10 32 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
11 28 (1.46%) SELinux
12 27 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
13 24 (1.25%) Icinga
14 23 (1.20%) OpenView
15 21 (1.10%) SCVMM
16 14 (0.73%) MOM
16 14 (0.73%) Nessus
17 12 (0.63%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 1031 (53.89%) Cisco
2 716 (37.43%) Microsoft
3 595 (31.10%) VMware
4 403 (21.07%) Citrix
5 357 (18.66%) Juniper
6 291 (15.21%) CheckPoint
7 220 (11.50%) HP
8 190 (9.93%) F5
9 145 (7.58%) SolarWinds
10 130 (6.80%) Apple
11 117 (6.12%) Red Hat
12 103 (5.38%) Symantec
13 96 (5.02%) Dell
14 73 (3.82%) Avaya
15 64 (3.35%) Oracle
16 61 (3.19%) NetApp
17 60 (3.14%) Riverbed
18 58 (3.03%) Veeam
19 49 (2.56%) Bloomberg
20 44 (2.30%) Aruba
South West London
PAW Associates
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Benefits + Exceptional Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + pension, healthcare, bonus and more
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eximius Group Limited
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fuel Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Day rate
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
KPRS
Salary: £40,000 per annum ++ Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+ bonus+bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent +bonus+ bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Overtime + Training + Pensio
Posted: 2 days ago