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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 194 189 169
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 699 805 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.57% 1.64% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.03% 10.17% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 634 704 654
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +1.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
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
6967 7918 7829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.63% 16.16% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5907 6536 6464
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -18 132 £48,000 -4.00% 19
Uxbridge +3 8 £24,000 -45.45% 1
Docklands, London +13 7 £47,500 -23.07%
Hounslow +13 7 £60,000 +25.00%
Chiswick +8 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Croydon +5 5 £42,000 +34.40% 1
Feltham - 3 £37,500 -
Wembley - 3 £18,500 - 2
Bromley +5 2 £22,500 -40.00%
Canary Wharf +4 2 £70,000 +25.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 2 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Wimbledon -7 2 £44,000 +10.00% 1
Bermondsey - 2 - -
Harrow +7 1 £35,000 -47.16%
Dagenham - 1 £30,000 -
Romford - 1 £25,000 -
Paddington - 1 - -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1002 (57.32%) Firewall
2 920 (52.63%) Windows
3 859 (49.14%) Cisco
4 605 (34.61%) Microsoft
5 577 (33.01%) WAN
6 553 (31.64%) Active Directory
7 540 (30.89%) LAN
8 522 (29.86%) DNS
9 498 (28.49%) VMware
10 477 (27.29%) Cisco Certification
11 461 (26.37%) Linux
12 451 (25.80%) TCP/IP
13 401 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
14 398 (22.77%) MS Exchange
15 389 (22.25%) Data Centre
16 374 (21.40%) MPLS
17 352 (20.14%) Finance
18 335 (19.16%) Citrix
19 329 (18.82%) BGP
20 326 (18.65%) MS Excel
21 310 (17.73%) Cisco ASA
22 307 (17.56%) MS Office
22 307 (17.56%) VoIP
23 305 (17.45%) OSPF
24 303 (17.33%) Juniper
25 286 (16.36%) Wireless
26 284 (16.25%) ITIL
27 279 (15.96%) CCNP
28 276 (15.79%) CCNA
29 265 (15.16%) VLAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 398 (22.77%) MS Exchange
2 171 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 125 (7.15%) Apache
4 97 (5.55%) IIS
5 94 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 88 (5.03%) Lync
7 81 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 79 (4.52%) SharePoint
9 77 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 57 (3.26%) nginx
11 55 (3.15%) Tomcat
12 33 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
13 18 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
14 17 (0.97%) Confluence
14 17 (0.97%) Drupal
15 16 (0.92%) IBM Notes
16 15 (0.86%) CMS
17 12 (0.69%) OpenStack
17 12 (0.69%) MediaWiki
18 8 (0.46%) JBoss
Applications
1 326 (18.65%) MS Excel
2 307 (17.56%) MS Office
3 49 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.29%) MS Project
6 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.11%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.057%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 96 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (3.95%) Office 365
3 45 (2.57%) IaaS
4 43 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (1.20%) SaaS
7 18 (1.03%) PaaS
8 13 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (0.57%) Route 53
10 8 (0.46%) Google Apps
10 8 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (0.40%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (0.34%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.17%) Datadog
13 3 (0.17%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.11%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1002 (57.32%) Firewall
2 577 (33.01%) WAN
3 540 (30.89%) LAN
4 522 (29.86%) DNS
5 451 (25.80%) TCP/IP
6 374 (21.40%) MPLS
7 329 (18.82%) BGP
8 310 (17.73%) Cisco ASA
9 307 (17.56%) VoIP
10 305 (17.45%) OSPF
11 286 (16.36%) Wireless
12 265 (15.16%) VLAN
13 263 (15.05%) DHCP
14 261 (14.93%) Network Security
15 218 (12.47%) SAN
16 206 (11.78%) SSL
17 205 (11.73%) IPsec
18 184 (10.53%) Internet
19 179 (10.24%) EIGRP
20 158 (9.04%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (9.38%) MySQL
2 102 (5.84%) SQL Server
3 39 (2.23%) MongoDB
4 23 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (1.20%) MariaDB
6 20 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 15 (0.86%) NoSQL
8 14 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (0.57%) Redis
10 8 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.29%) Big Data
13 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.23%) DB2
14 3 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.11%) MS Access
16 1 (0.057%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.057%) Data Mining
16 1 (0.057%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 28 (1.60%) Jenkins
3 25 (1.43%) Subversion
4 19 (1.09%) JIRA
5 14 (0.80%) Hudson
6 6 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.29%) NUnit
8 4 (0.23%) Juju
9 2 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.057%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.057%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.057%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.057%) Xcode
10 1 (0.057%) Ant
10 1 (0.057%) Maven
10 1 (0.057%) GCC
10 1 (0.057%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.057%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.057%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.057%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 352 (20.14%) Finance
2 261 (14.93%) Telecoms
3 88 (5.03%) Banking
4 60 (3.43%) Law
5 50 (2.86%) Advertising
6 49 (2.80%) Marketing
7 44 (2.52%) Retail
8 31 (1.77%) Back Office
9 28 (1.60%) Financial Institution
10 27 (1.54%) Legal
11 21 (1.20%) Multimedia
12 16 (0.92%) French Language
13 15 (0.86%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.63%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.46%) Electronics
15 8 (0.46%) Japanese Language
16 7 (0.40%) Games
17 4 (0.23%) Front Office
18 3 (0.17%) Publishing
18 3 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 407 (23.28%) Network Engineer
2 233 (13.33%) Analyst
3 199 (11.38%) Support Engineer
4 142 (8.12%) Administrator
5 138 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 132 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
7 116 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 114 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 114 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
9 113 (6.46%) Consultant
10 111 (6.35%) IT Support
11 102 (5.84%) Technical Support
12 83 (4.75%) Security Engineer
13 69 (3.95%) Architect
14 68 (3.89%) Network Security Engineer
15 61 (3.49%) Desktop Support
16 55 (3.15%) Support Specialist
17 53 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
18 51 (2.92%) Linux Administrator
19 49 (2.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (4.41%) Web Services
2 31 (1.77%) CSS
3 27 (1.54%) HTML
4 26 (1.49%) .NET
4 26 (1.49%) XML
5 24 (1.37%) XMPP
5 24 (1.37%) REST
6 22 (1.26%) RabbitMQ
7 16 (0.92%) LAMP
8 11 (0.63%) COM
8 11 (0.63%) SOAP
8 11 (0.63%) ActiveMQ
9 10 (0.57%) JSON
9 10 (0.57%) Ajax
10 9 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (0.46%) Doctrine
12 7 (0.40%) Symfony
12 7 (0.40%) .NET Framework
13 5 (0.29%) WPF
14 3 (0.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 389 (22.25%) Data Centre
2 167 (9.55%) Blackberry
3 128 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
5 74 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 57 (3.26%) Computer Science
7 54 (3.09%) iPhone
8 52 (2.97%) Client/Server
9 50 (2.86%) Hedge funds
10 48 (2.75%) iPad
11 46 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 32 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 28 (1.60%) Clustering
14 24 (1.37%) Replication
15 21 (1.20%) Equities
16 20 (1.14%) CMDB
17 19 (1.09%) CESG
17 19 (1.09%) EPoS
18 16 (0.92%) Derivative
18 16 (0.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 920 (52.63%) Windows
2 461 (26.37%) Linux
3 258 (14.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 230 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 229 (13.10%) Windows 7
6 190 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 140 (8.01%) Windows 8
8 132 (7.55%) Windows XP
9 122 (6.98%) CentOS
10 87 (4.98%) UNIX
11 86 (4.92%) Apple iOS
12 81 (4.63%) Mac OS X
13 80 (4.58%) Android
14 70 (4.00%) Ubuntu
15 62 (3.55%) Debian
16 51 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 38 (2.17%) Windows Vista
18 31 (1.77%) Solaris
19 23 (1.32%) Fedora
20 18 (1.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (16.25%) ITIL
2 170 (9.73%) Load Balancing
3 117 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 110 (6.29%) Project Management
5 105 (6.01%) Network Design
6 97 (5.55%) Service Delivery
7 88 (5.03%) Migration
8 86 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
9 85 (4.86%) Service Management
9 85 (4.86%) Time Management
10 84 (4.81%) Capacity Planning
11 82 (4.69%) Information Security
12 63 (3.60%) Problem Management
13 60 (3.43%) Change Management
14 59 (3.38%) Kalman Filter
15 57 (3.26%) Mentoring
16 56 (3.20%) Performance Tuning
16 56 (3.20%) Configuration Management
17 55 (3.15%) Business Continuity
17 55 (3.15%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 178 (10.18%) SQL
2 138 (7.89%) Bash Shell
3 119 (6.81%) Perl
4 114 (6.52%) Python
5 90 (5.15%) PowerShell
6 82 (4.69%) PHP
7 73 (4.18%) Java
8 48 (2.75%) Ruby
9 37 (2.12%) Shell Script
10 35 (2.00%) JavaScript
11 26 (1.49%) C
12 12 (0.69%) Tcl
13 10 (0.57%) C#
14 8 (0.46%) C++
14 8 (0.46%) VBScript
14 8 (0.46%) VB
14 8 (0.46%) AWK
15 7 (0.40%) VBA
16 6 (0.34%) sed
17 3 (0.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 477 (27.29%) Cisco Certification
2 279 (15.96%) CCNP
3 276 (15.79%) CCNA
4 188 (10.76%) Degree
5 158 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 112 (6.41%) MCSE
7 96 (5.49%) CCIE
8 70 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 57 (3.26%) MCP
10 51 (2.92%) JNCIA
11 50 (2.86%) CCSA
12 40 (2.29%) MCSA
13 35 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
14 34 (1.95%) CCA
14 34 (1.95%) CISSP
15 29 (1.66%) Security Cleared
15 29 (1.66%) MCITP
16 23 (1.32%) MCTS
17 21 (1.20%) CCIP
18 19 (1.09%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (8.18%) SLA
2 46 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (1.72%) QA
4 22 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.34%) COBIT
6 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.057%) HL7
System Software
1 553 (31.64%) Active Directory
2 401 (22.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (7.95%) Hyper-V
4 113 (6.46%) XenApp
5 77 (4.41%) vSphere
6 67 (3.83%) XenServer
7 42 (2.40%) Terminal Services
8 38 (2.17%) VMware ESX
9 37 (2.12%) Postfix
10 35 (2.00%) NFS
11 28 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 25 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
13 24 (1.37%) KVM
14 20 (1.14%) iptables
14 20 (1.14%) Varnish
14 20 (1.14%) XenDesktop
14 20 (1.14%) Terminal Server
15 19 (1.09%) Samba
16 18 (1.03%) Xen
17 12 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 69 (3.95%) Nagios
2 63 (3.60%) SCCM
2 63 (3.60%) Puppet
3 61 (3.49%) Backup Exec
4 51 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (2.12%) Cacti
6 36 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
7 35 (2.00%) WSUS
8 27 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
9 25 (1.43%) CiscoWorks
10 24 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
11 23 (1.32%) SELinux
11 23 (1.32%) Icinga
12 22 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
13 21 (1.20%) Salt
13 21 (1.20%) OpenView
14 20 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
15 18 (1.03%) ZABBIX
15 18 (1.03%) MOM
16 15 (0.86%) OPNET
Vendors
1 859 (49.14%) Cisco
2 605 (34.61%) Microsoft
3 498 (28.49%) VMware
4 335 (19.16%) Citrix
5 303 (17.33%) Juniper
6 258 (14.76%) CheckPoint
7 183 (10.47%) HP
8 163 (9.32%) F5
9 147 (8.41%) Red Hat
10 110 (6.29%) Apple
11 98 (5.61%) SolarWinds
12 95 (5.43%) Symantec
13 65 (3.72%) Riverbed
14 60 (3.43%) Avaya
15 54 (3.09%) SonicWALL
16 51 (2.92%) Fortinet
17 48 (2.75%) Dell
18 47 (2.69%) Oracle
18 47 (2.69%) Veeam
19 44 (2.52%) Nokia
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wembley, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Home Working, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 to 60000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 50000- 55000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 3 days ago