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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 165 186 189
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 822 768 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.86% 1.65% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.73% 9.91% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 728 680 589
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -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
7010 7746 7191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.88% 16.69% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5994 6399 6016
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -23 134 £52,500 +9.37% 15
Chiswick +7 10 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Hounslow +7 8 £60,000 +118.18%
Uxbridge - 7 £24,750 -
Croydon +9 6 £45,000 +80.00%
Wimbledon 0 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Feltham - 5 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf +4 4 £41,250 -26.33%
Stanmore - 4 £26,500 -
Bromley +14 3 £22,750 -39.33% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +10 3 £27,500 -7.56% 1
Mitcham - 3 £50,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 £67,500 -
Harrow +10 2 £35,000 -46.15%
Hammersmith +2 2 £47,250 +35.00%
Wembley - 2 £26,750 -
Brentford - 2 £24,000 - 1
Twickenham -16 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Southwark - 1 £30,000 -
Romford - 1 £25,000 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 905 (57.35%) Firewall
2 809 (51.27%) Windows
3 793 (50.25%) Cisco
4 530 (33.59%) Microsoft
5 493 (31.24%) Active Directory
6 476 (30.16%) DNS
7 470 (29.78%) WAN
8 463 (29.34%) VMware
9 459 (29.09%) LAN
10 457 (28.96%) TCP/IP
11 453 (28.71%) Linux
12 438 (27.76%) Cisco Certification
13 387 (24.52%) Data Centre
14 375 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
15 334 (21.17%) MS Exchange
16 319 (20.22%) BGP
17 310 (19.65%) MPLS
18 309 (19.58%) Juniper
19 307 (19.46%) OSPF
20 300 (19.01%) VoIP
21 292 (18.50%) MS Office
21 292 (18.50%) Finance
22 286 (18.12%) Cisco ASA
23 264 (16.73%) ITIL
24 256 (16.22%) MS Excel
25 251 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
26 249 (15.78%) CCNP
27 248 (15.72%) CheckPoint
28 243 (15.40%) CCNA
29 242 (15.34%) VLAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 334 (21.17%) MS Exchange
2 129 (8.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 126 (7.98%) Apache
4 84 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 80 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 79 (5.01%) Lync
7 76 (4.82%) IIS
8 67 (4.25%) SharePoint
9 61 (3.87%) nginx
10 59 (3.74%) Tomcat
11 34 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 33 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2003
13 21 (1.33%) CMS
13 21 (1.33%) Confluence
14 20 (1.27%) Drupal
15 15 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
16 14 (0.89%) MediaWiki
17 12 (0.76%) JBoss
18 11 (0.70%) OpenStack
19 5 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 292 (18.50%) MS Office
2 256 (16.22%) MS Excel
3 55 (3.49%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.38%) MS Project
6 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.063%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 117 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (5.20%) Office 365
3 53 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (1.77%) IaaS
6 21 (1.33%) SaaS
7 15 (0.95%) PaaS
7 15 (0.95%) Amazon S3
8 12 (0.76%) Google Apps
9 11 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.70%) Route 53
10 10 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.38%) SoftLayer
13 6 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.38%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.32%) Datadog
14 5 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 905 (57.35%) Firewall
2 476 (30.16%) DNS
3 470 (29.78%) WAN
4 459 (29.09%) LAN
5 457 (28.96%) TCP/IP
6 319 (20.22%) BGP
7 310 (19.65%) MPLS
8 307 (19.46%) OSPF
9 300 (19.01%) VoIP
10 286 (18.12%) Cisco ASA
11 242 (15.34%) VLAN
12 238 (15.08%) Wireless
12 238 (15.08%) IPsec
13 235 (14.89%) Network Security
14 224 (14.20%) DHCP
15 202 (12.80%) SSL
16 201 (12.74%) SAN
17 164 (10.39%) EIGRP
18 161 (10.20%) Internet
19 148 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (10.71%) MySQL
2 92 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 26 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (1.65%) MongoDB
4 21 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 16 (1.01%) MariaDB
6 15 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (0.76%) NoSQL
7 12 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (0.70%) Redis
9 9 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.25%) DB2
11 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.25%) Big Data
12 3 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.13%) MS Access
13 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (2.09%) Jenkins
2 32 (2.03%) Git (software)
3 26 (1.65%) JIRA
4 25 (1.58%) Subversion
5 14 (0.89%) Hudson
6 5 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.25%) Juju
8 3 (0.19%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.19%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.19%) NUnit
9 2 (0.13%) MSI
9 2 (0.13%) Firebug
9 2 (0.13%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.063%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.063%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.063%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.063%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.063%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.063%) GCC
General
1 292 (18.50%) Finance
2 241 (15.27%) Telecoms
3 94 (5.96%) Banking
4 56 (3.55%) Marketing
5 41 (2.60%) Retail
6 39 (2.47%) Advertising
7 34 (2.15%) Legal
8 31 (1.96%) Law
9 23 (1.46%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.33%) Multimedia
11 17 (1.08%) French Language
12 16 (1.01%) Back Office
13 15 (0.95%) Japanese Language
14 14 (0.89%) Investment Banking
15 12 (0.76%) Electronics
16 10 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
17 9 (0.57%) Games
18 5 (0.32%) German Language
19 4 (0.25%) Front Office
19 4 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 396 (25.10%) Network Engineer
2 202 (12.80%) Analyst
3 193 (12.23%) Support Engineer
4 129 (8.17%) Administrator
5 113 (7.16%) Senior Network Engineer
6 108 (6.84%) Systems Administrator
7 106 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 104 (6.59%) Support Analyst
9 103 (6.53%) 2nd Line Support
10 96 (6.08%) IT Support
11 93 (5.89%) Technical Support
12 75 (4.75%) Security Engineer
13 70 (4.44%) Architect
14 63 (3.99%) Consultant
14 63 (3.99%) Network Security Engineer
15 55 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
16 50 (3.17%) IT Support Engineer
16 50 (3.17%) Linux Administrator
17 49 (3.11%) Technical Advisor
18 48 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (4.44%) Web Services
2 61 (3.87%) 802.1X
3 28 (1.77%) REST
4 26 (1.65%) LAMP
5 22 (1.39%) XML
6 18 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (0.95%) CSS
8 13 (0.82%) HTML
8 13 (0.82%) .NET
9 12 (0.76%) XMPP
10 11 (0.70%) ActiveMQ
11 10 (0.63%) Doctrine
12 9 (0.57%) COM
12 9 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
13 8 (0.51%) Symfony
14 7 (0.44%) JSON
15 6 (0.38%) Ajax
15 6 (0.38%) SOAP
16 4 (0.25%) Middleware
17 3 (0.19%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 387 (24.52%) Data Centre
2 145 (9.19%) Blackberry
3 121 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 62 (3.93%) Video Conferencing
6 56 (3.55%) Computer Science
7 44 (2.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 37 (2.34%) iPad
9 36 (2.28%) iPhone
10 31 (1.96%) Hedge funds
11 28 (1.77%) Clustering
12 26 (1.65%) Client/Server
13 25 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 21 (1.33%) PKI
15 19 (1.20%) Replication
16 18 (1.14%) Mathematics
17 17 (1.08%) CMDB
18 15 (0.95%) Wiki
18 15 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
19 11 (0.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 809 (51.27%) Windows
2 453 (28.71%) Linux
3 251 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 219 (13.88%) Windows 7
5 209 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 176 (11.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 136 (8.62%) Windows 8
8 103 (6.53%) CentOS
8 103 (6.53%) Mac OS X
8 103 (6.53%) Windows XP
9 89 (5.64%) UNIX
10 83 (5.26%) Android
11 73 (4.63%) Apple iOS
12 61 (3.87%) Debian
12 61 (3.87%) Ubuntu
13 39 (2.47%) Solaris
14 34 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (1.33%) Mac OS
16 20 (1.27%) Fedora
17 15 (0.95%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (16.73%) ITIL
2 147 (9.32%) Load Balancing
3 113 (7.16%) Network Design
4 97 (6.15%) Project Management
5 87 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 86 (5.45%) Information Security
7 83 (5.26%) Problem Management
8 81 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
9 80 (5.07%) Migration
10 77 (4.88%) Service Management
11 74 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
12 73 (4.63%) Change Management
13 72 (4.56%) Service Delivery
13 72 (4.56%) Mentoring
14 61 (3.87%) DevOps
15 58 (3.68%) Kalman Filter
16 57 (3.61%) Time Management
17 56 (3.55%) Incident Management
18 52 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
19 48 (3.04%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 159 (10.08%) SQL
2 133 (8.43%) Bash Shell
3 131 (8.30%) Perl
4 114 (7.22%) Python
5 104 (6.59%) PowerShell
6 84 (5.32%) PHP
7 69 (4.37%) Java
8 54 (3.42%) Ruby
9 31 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 27 (1.71%) C
11 16 (1.01%) JavaScript
12 11 (0.70%) VB
13 9 (0.57%) C++
13 9 (0.57%) Tcl
14 6 (0.38%) AWK
14 6 (0.38%) VBScript
14 6 (0.38%) VBA
15 4 (0.25%) C#
15 4 (0.25%) R
15 4 (0.25%) sed
Qualifications
1 438 (27.76%) Cisco Certification
2 249 (15.78%) CCNP
3 243 (15.40%) CCNA
4 154 (9.76%) Degree
5 123 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 91 (5.77%) CCIE
7 68 (4.31%) MCSE
8 48 (3.04%) MCP
9 46 (2.92%) CCSA
10 37 (2.34%) MCSA
11 36 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 36 (2.28%) Security Cleared
12 32 (2.03%) MCITP
13 30 (1.90%) MCTS
14 27 (1.71%) CISSP
15 25 (1.58%) JNCIA
16 20 (1.27%) CCDP
17 19 (1.20%) CCSP
17 19 (1.20%) CCSE
18 17 (1.08%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (8.24%) SLA
2 49 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (2.53%) QA
4 18 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.32%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.25%) FISMA
7 3 (0.19%) COBIT
8 1 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.063%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 493 (31.24%) Active Directory
2 375 (23.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (6.40%) Hyper-V
4 71 (4.50%) vSphere
5 70 (4.44%) XenApp
6 63 (3.99%) XenServer
7 37 (2.34%) VMware ESX
7 37 (2.34%) Postfix
8 36 (2.28%) NFS
9 33 (2.09%) Xen
10 29 (1.84%) KVM
11 25 (1.58%) iptables
12 22 (1.39%) Varnish
13 19 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
14 18 (1.14%) Samba
14 18 (1.14%) Terminal Services
15 17 (1.08%) Docker
16 14 (0.89%) XenDesktop
16 14 (0.89%) Terminal Server
17 11 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 84 (5.32%) Puppet
2 66 (4.18%) Nagios
3 61 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
4 58 (3.68%) Backup Exec
5 52 (3.30%) SCCM
6 40 (2.53%) ZABBIX
7 32 (2.03%) WSUS
8 29 (1.84%) Salt
9 28 (1.77%) Cisco CUCM
10 27 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
11 26 (1.65%) Cisco UCCX
12 23 (1.46%) Cacti
13 22 (1.39%) FortiGate
14 21 (1.33%) SELinux
15 20 (1.27%) Ansible
16 19 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
17 14 (0.89%) OpenView
17 14 (0.89%) Icinga
18 13 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
19 12 (0.76%) Graphite
Vendors
1 793 (50.25%) Cisco
2 530 (33.59%) Microsoft
3 463 (29.34%) VMware
4 309 (19.58%) Juniper
5 248 (15.72%) CheckPoint
6 240 (15.21%) Citrix
7 146 (9.25%) F5
8 135 (8.56%) Red Hat
9 126 (7.98%) HP
10 91 (5.77%) Apple
11 69 (4.37%) Symantec
12 67 (4.25%) SolarWinds
13 58 (3.68%) Fortinet
14 52 (3.30%) Dell
15 47 (2.98%) Avaya
16 44 (2.79%) Nokia
17 43 (2.72%) Oracle
17 43 (2.72%) SonicWALL
17 43 (2.72%) Veeam
18 40 (2.53%) Riverbed
London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23k - 27k per year + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £23k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + free travel, pension, car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
AspireCom
Salary: OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to c£70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £70,000 plus benefits and potential bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20000 - 25000 with excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago