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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 161 130 210
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +80
Permanent jobs citing VPN 832 995 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.03% 2.43% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.80% 13.83% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 661 869 591
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
6498 7193 6845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.82% 17.57% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5522 6066 5530
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -32 135 £45,000 -10.00% 20
Wimbledon -4 11 £26,000 -30.66% 1
Hounslow - 11 £31,750 - 1
Stanmore - 9 £32,500 -
Enfield +7 7 £25,000 -23.07%
Romford -6 7 £25,000 -23.07%
Croydon - 7 £42,500 - 1
Chiswick -8 6 £26,000 -42.22% 1
Canary Wharf +6 5 £72,500 +52.63%
Uxbridge +4 5 £25,000 -57.62% 1
Harrow - 4 - -
Surbiton +8 3 £65,000 +217.07%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 3 £45,000 +34.32% 1
Feltham - 3 £57,500 -
Hammersmith -6 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Ilford - 2 £24,500 -
Docklands, London +18 1 £38,500 +13.23%
Greenwich +6 1 £31,500 +10.52%
Twickenham -5 1 £42,500 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 940 (56.63%) Windows
2 935 (56.33%) Firewall
3 821 (49.46%) Cisco
4 600 (36.14%) Active Directory
5 539 (32.47%) Cisco Certification
6 536 (32.29%) Microsoft
7 525 (31.63%) LAN
8 524 (31.57%) WAN
9 450 (27.11%) VMware
10 439 (26.45%) Finance
10 439 (26.45%) DNS
11 420 (25.30%) MPLS
12 417 (25.12%) Windows Server
13 408 (24.58%) Linux
14 390 (23.49%) TCP/IP
15 367 (22.11%) MS Office
16 361 (21.75%) ITIL
17 353 (21.27%) CCNP
18 342 (20.60%) VMware Infrastructure
18 342 (20.60%) Windows Server 2008
19 337 (20.30%) BGP
20 320 (19.28%) OSPF
21 318 (19.16%) Data Centre
22 317 (19.10%) Windows 7
23 315 (18.98%) MS Exchange
24 299 (18.01%) Telecoms
25 295 (17.77%) MS Excel
26 294 (17.71%) Juniper
27 282 (16.99%) Network Security
28 277 (16.69%) Citrix

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 315 (18.98%) MS Exchange
2 138 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 97 (5.84%) Lync
4 90 (5.42%) SharePoint
5 87 (5.24%) Apache
6 73 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 71 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 69 (4.16%) IIS
9 56 (3.37%) Tomcat
10 50 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 24 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
12 22 (1.33%) nginx
13 20 (1.20%) Confluence
14 19 (1.14%) OpenStack
14 19 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
15 16 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (0.66%) JBoss
17 8 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (0.48%) CMS
18 7 (0.42%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 367 (22.11%) MS Office
2 295 (17.77%) MS Excel
3 57 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.54%) MS Project
7 2 (0.12%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.12%) Maya
8 1 (0.060%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.18%) FLEXCUBE
3 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.12%) assyst
5 1 (0.060%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 141 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (5.60%) Office 365
3 71 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 27 (1.63%) Mimecast
6 23 (1.39%) Amazon S3
7 22 (1.33%) SaaS
8 20 (1.20%) IaaS
9 17 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (0.66%) Joyent
13 10 (0.60%) SoftLayer
14 8 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (0.48%) Google Apps
14 8 (0.48%) PaaS
15 7 (0.42%) Route 53
16 5 (0.30%) GitHub
17 3 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 3 (0.18%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 935 (56.33%) Firewall
2 525 (31.63%) LAN
3 524 (31.57%) WAN
4 439 (26.45%) DNS
5 420 (25.30%) MPLS
6 390 (23.49%) TCP/IP
7 337 (20.30%) BGP
8 320 (19.28%) OSPF
9 282 (16.99%) Network Security
10 272 (16.39%) Wireless
11 265 (15.96%) VoIP
12 257 (15.48%) Cisco ASA
12 257 (15.48%) DHCP
13 243 (14.64%) VLAN
14 234 (14.10%) IPsec
15 201 (12.11%) SSL
16 189 (11.39%) Cisco IOS
17 183 (11.02%) SAN
18 168 (10.12%) Internet
19 167 (10.06%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 128 (7.71%) MySQL
3 24 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (1.14%) Redis
6 17 (1.02%) MongoDB
7 13 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 10 (0.60%) NoSQL
8 10 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.42%) Big Data
10 7 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.36%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 54 (3.25%) JIRA
2 45 (2.71%) Git (software)
3 34 (2.05%) Jenkins
4 24 (1.45%) TeamCity
5 14 (0.84%) Subversion
6 8 (0.48%) Mercurial
7 7 (0.42%) Hudson
8 6 (0.36%) git-flow
8 6 (0.36%) Wing IDE
9 5 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.30%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.18%) WiX
11 2 (0.12%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.12%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.12%) Firebug
11 2 (0.12%) Xcode
12 1 (0.060%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.060%) MSI
12 1 (0.060%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 439 (26.45%) Finance
2 299 (18.01%) Telecoms
3 119 (7.17%) Banking
4 105 (6.33%) Legal
5 74 (4.46%) Law
6 60 (3.61%) Retail
7 58 (3.49%) Marketing
8 39 (2.35%) Advertising
9 36 (2.17%) Financial Institution
10 35 (2.11%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.90%) Games
12 14 (0.84%) Online Betting
13 12 (0.72%) Electronics
13 12 (0.72%) Japanese Language
13 12 (0.72%) Publishing
14 11 (0.66%) Back Office
14 11 (0.66%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.60%) French Language
16 7 (0.42%) Billing
16 7 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 451 (27.17%) Network Engineer
2 270 (16.27%) Analyst
3 201 (12.11%) Support Engineer
4 164 (9.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 148 (8.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 128 (7.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 123 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
8 122 (7.35%) Administrator
8 122 (7.35%) Security Engineer
9 119 (7.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 105 (6.33%) Support Analyst
11 102 (6.14%) Systems Administrator
12 94 (5.66%) Service Analyst
13 93 (5.60%) IT Engineer
13 93 (5.60%) Service Desk Analyst
14 90 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
15 85 (5.12%) 3rd Line Support
16 81 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
17 77 (4.64%) Linux Engineer
18 76 (4.58%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (5.00%) LAMP
2 48 (2.89%) Web Services
3 35 (2.11%) 802.1X
4 29 (1.75%) CSS
5 26 (1.57%) JSON
5 26 (1.57%) XML
6 21 (1.27%) .NET
7 18 (1.08%) LAPP Stack
7 18 (1.08%) LEMP Stack
7 18 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (0.78%) Middleware
9 10 (0.60%) AngularJS
9 10 (0.60%) COM
10 9 (0.54%) HTML
11 7 (0.42%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.42%) Flash
11 7 (0.42%) XMPP
12 6 (0.36%) Backbone.js
13 5 (0.30%) .NET Framework
13 5 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 318 (19.16%) Data Centre
2 170 (10.24%) Blackberry
3 153 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (5.48%) Computer Science
5 70 (4.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 68 (4.10%) iPhone
7 59 (3.55%) iPad
7 59 (3.55%) Management Information System
8 49 (2.95%) Video Conferencing
9 47 (2.83%) Clustering
10 44 (2.65%) Replication
11 40 (2.41%) Client/Server
12 30 (1.81%) PKI
13 28 (1.69%) Hedge funds
14 25 (1.51%) CESG
15 21 (1.27%) Public Cloud
15 21 (1.27%) Statistics
15 21 (1.27%) Visualisation
16 18 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 18 (1.08%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 940 (56.63%) Windows
2 417 (25.12%) Windows Server
3 408 (24.58%) Linux
4 342 (20.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 317 (19.10%) Windows 7
6 222 (13.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 165 (9.94%) Windows 8
8 155 (9.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 104 (6.27%) Android
10 93 (5.60%) Unix
11 73 (4.40%) Mac OS X
12 69 (4.16%) Windows XP
13 61 (3.67%) Apple iOS
13 61 (3.67%) Solaris
14 57 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 57 (3.43%) Ubuntu
15 51 (3.07%) CentOS
16 30 (1.81%) Debian
17 27 (1.63%) Mac OS
17 27 (1.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (21.75%) ITIL
2 197 (11.87%) Load Balancing
3 141 (8.49%) Service Management
4 135 (8.13%) Network Design
5 119 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 102 (6.14%) Information Security
7 91 (5.48%) Change Management
8 77 (4.64%) Mentoring
8 77 (4.64%) Migration
9 76 (4.58%) High Availability
9 76 (4.58%) Network Monitoring
10 75 (4.52%) DevOps
11 74 (4.46%) Project Management
12 66 (3.98%) Time Management
13 62 (3.73%) Presales
14 61 (3.67%) Problem Management
15 59 (3.55%) Patch Management
16 58 (3.49%) DDoS Mitigation
17 57 (3.43%) Mobile Device Management
18 56 (3.37%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (8.98%) SQL
2 87 (5.24%) Bash Shell
3 84 (5.06%) Perl
4 83 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 78 (4.70%) Python
6 58 (3.49%) Ruby
7 54 (3.25%) Java
8 34 (2.05%) C
8 34 (2.05%) PHP
9 33 (1.99%) JavaScript
10 20 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.08%) VB
12 13 (0.78%) C#
13 10 (0.60%) VBScript
14 8 (0.48%) AWK
14 8 (0.48%) sed
15 7 (0.42%) C++
16 5 (0.30%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.30%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 539 (32.47%) Cisco Certification
2 353 (21.27%) CCNP
3 273 (16.45%) CCNA
4 232 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 201 (12.11%) Degree
6 151 (9.10%) MCSE
7 99 (5.96%) CCIE
8 80 (4.82%) MCSA
9 61 (3.67%) MCP
10 48 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 47 (2.83%) MCITP
12 42 (2.53%) Security Cleared
13 41 (2.47%) CISSP
14 39 (2.35%) CCSP
15 37 (2.23%) CCDP
16 33 (1.99%) CCSA
16 33 (1.99%) CCSE
17 31 (1.87%) JNCIS
17 31 (1.87%) MCTS
18 28 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (8.80%) SLA
2 75 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 30 (1.81%) QA
4 24 (1.45%) COBIT
5 9 (0.54%) JSP 440
6 7 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.24%) FISMA
7 4 (0.24%) ISO15022
7 4 (0.24%) ISO20022
7 4 (0.24%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.12%) BS25999
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 14000
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 600 (36.14%) Active Directory
2 342 (20.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (6.87%) Hyper-V
4 62 (3.73%) vSphere
5 54 (3.25%) XenApp
6 46 (2.77%) Docker
7 44 (2.65%) VMware ESX
8 42 (2.53%) XenServer
9 38 (2.29%) KVM
9 38 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
10 33 (1.99%) Xen
11 27 (1.63%) NFS
11 27 (1.63%) Terminal Services
12 21 (1.27%) XenDesktop
13 20 (1.20%) Samba
14 18 (1.08%) LXC
15 16 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
16 10 (0.60%) iptables
16 10 (0.60%) Varnish
17 9 (0.54%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 68 (4.10%) Puppet
2 67 (4.04%) SCCM
3 60 (3.61%) Backup Exec
4 53 (3.19%) Nagios
5 45 (2.71%) ZABBIX
6 43 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
7 37 (2.23%) Ansible
8 32 (1.93%) WSUS
9 31 (1.87%) FortiGate
10 29 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
10 29 (1.75%) Graphite
11 27 (1.63%) SolarWinds Orion
12 25 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
13 22 (1.33%) SELinux
14 17 (1.02%) Cacti
14 17 (1.02%) Icinga
15 16 (0.96%) Oracle ZFS
15 16 (0.96%) vMotion
16 13 (0.78%) DameWare
17 12 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 821 (49.46%) Cisco
2 536 (32.29%) Microsoft
3 450 (27.11%) VMware
4 294 (17.71%) Juniper
5 277 (16.69%) Citrix
6 217 (13.07%) CheckPoint
7 146 (8.80%) Palo Alto
8 140 (8.43%) F5
9 120 (7.23%) HP
10 84 (5.06%) SolarWinds
11 81 (4.88%) Oracle
12 77 (4.64%) Red Hat
13 70 (4.22%) Apple
14 65 (3.92%) Dell
15 62 (3.73%) Symantec
16 57 (3.43%) Riverbed
17 49 (2.95%) NetApp
18 47 (2.83%) Fortinet
19 42 (2.53%) Google
19 42 (2.53%) Veeam
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Langley James
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edgware, Middlesex
Natpoint Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Equity & Flexi-working
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Drayton, Middlesex
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Flexible and core benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Reed Technology
Salary: £22.00 - £24.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47500 Per Annum plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Plan-net
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits + over time
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: To £40,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago