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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 123 202 181
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -21
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1035 677 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.46% 1.55% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.01% 9.83% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 890 579 618
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £27,900 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,200 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
7387 6886 8407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.56% 15.75% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6169 5567 7040
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +90 294 £50,000 +5.26% 24
Wimbledon - 13 £38,500 -
Chiswick - 10 £45,000 -
Wembley - 8 £26,250 - 1
Uxbridge - 6 £47,500 - 1
Greenwich - 5 £28,500 -
Ilford +8 3 - -
Bromley -7 3 £57,500 +53.33%
Twickenham -9 3 - -
Romford - 3 £32,500 -
Mayfair - 3 £40,000 -
Docklands, London -2 2 £37,000 -
Hammersmith -4 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Westminster - 2 £45,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames -7 1 £33,500 -21.17%
New Malden - 1 £50,000 -
West Drayton - 1 £24,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £47,500 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1249 (60.69%) Windows
2 1193 (57.97%) Firewall
3 1075 (52.24%) Cisco
4 819 (39.80%) WAN
5 787 (38.24%) Active Directory
6 780 (37.90%) Microsoft
7 716 (34.79%) LAN
8 677 (32.90%) DNS
9 637 (30.95%) VMware
10 616 (29.93%) Cisco Certification
11 600 (29.15%) TCP/IP
12 580 (28.18%) MS Exchange
13 539 (26.19%) MPLS
14 489 (23.76%) Finance
15 474 (23.03%) Linux
15 474 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
16 462 (22.45%) Citrix
17 461 (22.40%) Windows Server 2008
18 439 (21.33%) CCNP
19 432 (20.99%) BGP
20 429 (20.85%) MS Excel
21 410 (19.92%) DHCP
22 392 (19.05%) Wireless
23 384 (18.66%) ITIL
23 384 (18.66%) MS Office
24 359 (17.44%) OSPF
25 353 (17.15%) Cisco ASA
26 350 (17.01%) Windows 7
27 339 (16.47%) Juniper
28 329 (15.99%) VoIP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 580 (28.18%) MS Exchange
2 269 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 146 (7.09%) IIS
4 144 (7.00%) Lync
5 133 (6.46%) SharePoint
6 122 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 112 (5.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 97 (4.71%) Apache
9 96 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 54 (2.62%) Tomcat
11 38 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
12 27 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
13 26 (1.26%) IBM Notes
14 19 (0.92%) nginx
15 17 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
16 16 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
17 12 (0.58%) Confluence
18 11 (0.53%) WorkSite
19 7 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
20 6 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 429 (20.85%) MS Excel
2 384 (18.66%) MS Office
3 60 (2.92%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.29%) MS Project
7 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.19%) SmartSuite
7 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.15%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.097%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.049%) InDesign
10 1 (0.049%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.049%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 30 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.19%) Advent Moxy
5 3 (0.15%) Sage 50
5 3 (0.15%) assyst
6 2 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.049%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.049%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.049%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 67 (3.26%) Office 365
2 56 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (1.85%) IaaS
4 35 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (1.21%) SaaS
7 18 (0.87%) PaaS
8 17 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.24%) ElastiCache
10 5 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.24%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.19%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.15%) Route 53
13 2 (0.097%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.049%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 1193 (57.97%) Firewall
2 819 (39.80%) WAN
3 716 (34.79%) LAN
4 677 (32.90%) DNS
5 600 (29.15%) TCP/IP
6 539 (26.19%) MPLS
7 432 (20.99%) BGP
8 410 (19.92%) DHCP
9 392 (19.05%) Wireless
10 359 (17.44%) OSPF
11 353 (17.15%) Cisco ASA
12 329 (15.99%) VoIP
13 291 (14.14%) SAN
14 284 (13.80%) VLAN
15 279 (13.56%) Network Security
16 255 (12.39%) SSL
17 249 (12.10%) EIGRP
18 224 (10.88%) Internet
19 189 (9.18%) Cisco IOS
20 188 (9.14%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (9.67%) SQL Server
2 142 (6.90%) MySQL
3 55 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 45 (2.19%) MongoDB
5 37 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (1.02%) NoSQL
9 18 (0.87%) MariaDB
10 15 (0.73%) Big Data
11 13 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (0.53%) Hadoop
13 9 (0.44%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.39%) Redis
15 7 (0.34%) Couchbase
15 7 (0.34%) Relational Database
15 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (0.87%) Git (software)
2 17 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 13 (0.63%) JIRA
3 13 (0.63%) Subversion
4 10 (0.49%) TeamCity
5 9 (0.44%) Mercurial
6 7 (0.34%) Hudson
6 7 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.097%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.097%) Xcode
7 2 (0.097%) NUnit
7 2 (0.097%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.097%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.049%) Ant
8 1 (0.049%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.049%) Maven
8 1 (0.049%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle Forms
General
1 489 (23.76%) Finance
2 278 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 99 (4.81%) Banking
4 84 (4.08%) Law
5 66 (3.21%) Advertising
6 51 (2.48%) Retail
7 49 (2.38%) Back Office
8 47 (2.28%) Marketing
9 42 (2.04%) Financial Institution
10 37 (1.80%) Legal
11 27 (1.31%) Investment Banking
12 20 (0.97%) Electronics
13 17 (0.83%) Manufacturing
14 15 (0.73%) Multimedia
15 13 (0.63%) French Language
16 12 (0.58%) Aerospace
17 10 (0.49%) German Language
18 9 (0.44%) Italian Language
18 9 (0.44%) Spanish Language
19 6 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 507 (24.64%) Network Engineer
2 334 (16.23%) Analyst
3 251 (12.20%) Support Engineer
4 173 (8.41%) Support Analyst
5 162 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 150 (7.29%) IT Support
7 135 (6.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 130 (6.32%) Administrator
9 126 (6.12%) Consultant
10 124 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
11 111 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 109 (5.30%) Technical Support
13 95 (4.62%) Security Engineer
14 91 (4.42%) Desktop Support
15 72 (3.50%) Network Security Engineer
16 70 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
17 66 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support
18 65 (3.16%) IT Support Analyst
19 60 (2.92%) Technical Engineer
20 57 (2.77%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (3.84%) Web Services
2 52 (2.53%) CSS
3 44 (2.14%) .NET
4 41 (1.99%) XML
5 32 (1.55%) HTML
6 19 (0.92%) SOAP
6 19 (0.92%) JSON
7 18 (0.87%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (0.68%) XMPP
8 14 (0.68%) COM
9 12 (0.58%) Ajax
10 9 (0.44%) LAMP
11 7 (0.34%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (0.24%) Application Packaging
13 4 (0.19%) WCF
13 4 (0.19%) Middleware
13 4 (0.19%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.19%) .NET Compact Framework
14 3 (0.15%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 198 (9.62%) Blackberry
2 177 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (4.91%) Computer Science
4 83 (4.03%) iPhone
5 82 (3.98%) Hedge funds
6 79 (3.84%) Management Information System
7 75 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
8 63 (3.06%) Client/Server
9 57 (2.77%) iPad
10 54 (2.62%) Clustering
11 50 (2.43%) Replication
12 31 (1.51%) CMDB
13 25 (1.21%) EPoS
13 25 (1.21%) CESG
14 20 (0.97%) Equities
14 20 (0.97%) Mathematics
15 18 (0.87%) PKI
15 18 (0.87%) Streaming Video
16 17 (0.83%) Tandem
16 17 (0.83%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1249 (60.69%) Windows
2 474 (23.03%) Linux
3 461 (22.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 350 (17.01%) Windows 7
5 305 (14.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 278 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 218 (10.59%) Windows XP
8 197 (9.57%) Windows 8
9 119 (5.78%) UNIX
10 100 (4.86%) CentOS
11 94 (4.57%) Android
12 77 (3.74%) Windows Vista
12 77 (3.74%) Apple iOS
13 67 (3.26%) Mac OS X
14 61 (2.96%) Solaris
15 49 (2.38%) Ubuntu
15 49 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 30 (1.46%) Debian
17 22 (1.07%) Mac OS
18 15 (0.73%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (18.66%) ITIL
2 249 (12.10%) Load Balancing
3 163 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 156 (7.58%) Network Design
5 128 (6.22%) Project Management
6 119 (5.78%) Service Management
7 115 (5.59%) Migration
8 100 (4.86%) Network Monitoring
9 98 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 96 (4.66%) Network Management
11 92 (4.47%) Time Management
12 84 (4.08%) Information Security
13 80 (3.89%) Kalman Filter
14 79 (3.84%) ITSM
14 79 (3.84%) Capacity Planning
15 67 (3.26%) Configuration Management
16 66 (3.21%) Change Management
17 60 (2.92%) CRM
18 55 (2.67%) Asset Management
18 55 (2.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 229 (11.13%) SQL
2 99 (4.81%) Bash Shell
3 86 (4.18%) PowerShell
4 85 (4.13%) Perl
5 66 (3.21%) Java
6 60 (2.92%) PHP
7 58 (2.82%) Python
8 37 (1.80%) Ruby
9 32 (1.55%) JavaScript
10 27 (1.31%) C
11 24 (1.17%) Shell Script
12 21 (1.02%) C#
13 13 (0.63%) VB
14 8 (0.39%) VBScript
15 6 (0.29%) Tcl
16 5 (0.24%) VBA
17 4 (0.19%) Objective-C
18 3 (0.15%) AWK
18 3 (0.15%) C++
19 2 (0.097%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 616 (29.93%) Cisco Certification
2 439 (21.33%) CCNP
3 307 (14.92%) CCNA
4 262 (12.73%) Degree
5 235 (11.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 166 (8.07%) MCSE
7 119 (5.78%) CCIE
8 103 (5.00%) MCP
9 84 (4.08%) MCITP
10 63 (3.06%) CISSP
11 61 (2.96%) JNCIA
12 59 (2.87%) MCSA
13 58 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 55 (2.67%) MCTS
15 51 (2.48%) CCSA
16 37 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
17 36 (1.75%) CCDP
17 36 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
18 34 (1.65%) CCA
19 29 (1.41%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (8.07%) SLA
2 62 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.68%) COBIT
5 13 (0.63%) QA
6 11 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.097%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.049%) BS7799
9 1 (0.049%) HL7
System Software
1 787 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 474 (23.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 172 (8.36%) Hyper-V
4 153 (7.43%) XenApp
5 110 (5.34%) vSphere
6 64 (3.11%) Terminal Services
7 60 (2.92%) XenServer
8 57 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
9 32 (1.55%) Terminal Server
10 31 (1.51%) Firmware
11 30 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 26 (1.26%) NFS
13 24 (1.17%) VMware ESX
14 23 (1.12%) Xen
15 19 (0.92%) XenDesktop
16 18 (0.87%) Postfix
17 15 (0.73%) Openswan
18 12 (0.58%) VirtualBox
19 11 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
20 10 (0.49%) Samba
Systems Management
1 92 (4.47%) SCCM
2 84 (4.08%) Nagios
3 65 (3.16%) SCOM
4 63 (3.06%) Cisco CUCM
5 55 (2.67%) Backup Exec
6 50 (2.43%) Cacti
7 49 (2.38%) CiscoWorks
8 45 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
9 44 (2.14%) Puppet
10 41 (1.99%) WSUS
11 37 (1.80%) Cisco Prime
12 35 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
13 33 (1.60%) SolarWinds Orion
14 32 (1.55%) SELinux
15 29 (1.41%) Icinga
16 21 (1.02%) OPNET
16 21 (1.02%) SCVMM
17 20 (0.97%) OpenView
18 17 (0.83%) MOM
19 12 (0.58%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 1075 (52.24%) Cisco
2 780 (37.90%) Microsoft
3 637 (30.95%) VMware
4 462 (22.45%) Citrix
5 339 (16.47%) Juniper
6 292 (14.19%) CheckPoint
7 229 (11.13%) HP
8 198 (9.62%) F5
9 163 (7.92%) SolarWinds
10 150 (7.29%) Apple
11 129 (6.27%) Red Hat
12 114 (5.54%) Symantec
13 93 (4.52%) Avaya
14 87 (4.23%) Dell
15 73 (3.55%) Riverbed
16 68 (3.30%) Oracle
17 58 (2.82%) NetApp
17 58 (2.82%) Veeam
18 49 (2.38%) Bloomberg
19 42 (2.04%) Reuters
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Imperative People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Private healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To 25k + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + ben+ training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £62000 - £75000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum £60 to £70k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: 4 days ago