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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 181 187 187
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 749 789 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.70% 1.65% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.82% 10.08% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 668 699 608
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £27,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
6921 7825 7564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.67% 16.35% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5878 6504 6217
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 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 4 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 -27 129 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Hounslow +12 9 £60,000 +118.18% 1
Chiswick - 9 £45,000 - 1
Feltham - 5 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf +6 4 £48,750 -12.94%
Croydon +4 4 £42,000 +68.00% 1
Uxbridge -1 4 £24,250 -44.88%
Wembley - 3 £18,500 -
Harrow +5 2 £35,000 -47.16% 1
Docklands, London +4 2 £42,500 -31.17%
Bromley +4 2 £22,500 -40.00%
Hammersmith +2 2 £47,250 +35.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 2 £27,500 -26.42% 2
Wimbledon - 2 £32,000 -
Brentford - 2 £24,000 - 1
Romford - 1 £25,000 -
Paddington - 1 - -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 959 (57.53%) Firewall
2 858 (51.47%) Windows
3 831 (49.85%) Cisco
4 551 (33.05%) Microsoft
5 537 (32.21%) WAN
6 510 (30.59%) LAN
7 504 (30.23%) Active Directory
8 492 (29.51%) DNS
9 478 (28.67%) VMware
10 472 (28.31%) Linux
11 455 (27.29%) Cisco Certification
12 452 (27.11%) TCP/IP
13 402 (24.12%) Data Centre
14 390 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
15 351 (21.06%) MPLS
16 347 (20.82%) MS Exchange
17 344 (20.64%) BGP
18 327 (19.62%) OSPF
19 310 (18.60%) Finance
20 305 (18.30%) Juniper
21 299 (17.94%) Cisco ASA
22 296 (17.76%) MS Office
23 295 (17.70%) VoIP
24 290 (17.40%) MS Excel
25 283 (16.98%) Citrix
26 280 (16.80%) ITIL
27 274 (16.44%) VLAN
28 266 (15.96%) CCNA
29 259 (15.54%) CCNP
30 257 (15.42%) Telecoms

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 347 (20.82%) MS Exchange
2 148 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 128 (7.68%) Apache
4 92 (5.52%) IIS
5 86 (5.16%) Lync
5 86 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 85 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 76 (4.56%) SharePoint
8 60 (3.60%) nginx
9 54 (3.24%) Tomcat
10 52 (3.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 33 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
12 21 (1.26%) Drupal
13 20 (1.20%) CMS
14 18 (1.08%) Confluence
14 18 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (0.78%) OpenStack
16 12 (0.72%) MediaWiki
17 11 (0.66%) JBoss
18 9 (0.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 296 (17.76%) MS Office
2 290 (17.40%) MS Excel
3 53 (3.18%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.24%) MS Project
6 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.060%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.060%) SmartSuite
7 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.060%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 108 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (4.38%) Office 365
3 47 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (2.28%) IaaS
5 29 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (1.38%) SaaS
7 16 (0.96%) PaaS
8 12 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 11 (0.66%) Route 53
10 10 (0.60%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.54%) Google Apps
12 8 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.30%) Mimecast
15 5 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
16 4 (0.24%) Datadog
16 4 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 959 (57.53%) Firewall
2 537 (32.21%) WAN
3 510 (30.59%) LAN
4 492 (29.51%) DNS
5 452 (27.11%) TCP/IP
6 351 (21.06%) MPLS
7 344 (20.64%) BGP
8 327 (19.62%) OSPF
9 299 (17.94%) Cisco ASA
10 295 (17.70%) VoIP
11 274 (16.44%) VLAN
12 253 (15.18%) Wireless
13 237 (14.22%) Network Security
14 232 (13.92%) DHCP
15 220 (13.20%) IPsec
16 213 (12.78%) SAN
17 197 (11.82%) SSL
18 176 (10.56%) Internet
19 173 (10.38%) EIGRP
20 150 (9.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (9.78%) MySQL
2 99 (5.94%) SQL Server
3 32 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 26 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (1.26%) Relational Database
6 16 (0.96%) MariaDB
7 13 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 13 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (0.54%) Redis
9 9 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.36%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.30%) DB2
12 4 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.12%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 29 (1.74%) Jenkins
3 27 (1.62%) Subversion
4 19 (1.14%) JIRA
5 13 (0.78%) Hudson
6 6 (0.36%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.30%) NUnit
8 4 (0.24%) Juju
9 1 (0.060%) Ant
9 1 (0.060%) Maven
9 1 (0.060%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.060%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.060%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.060%) GCC
9 1 (0.060%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.060%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.060%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.060%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.060%) TeamCity
General
1 310 (18.60%) Finance
2 257 (15.42%) Telecoms
3 93 (5.58%) Banking
4 53 (3.18%) Marketing
5 48 (2.88%) Advertising
6 46 (2.76%) Retail
7 39 (2.34%) Law
8 26 (1.56%) Legal
8 26 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 25 (1.50%) Back Office
10 24 (1.44%) Multimedia
11 19 (1.14%) French Language
12 14 (0.84%) Japanese Language
13 13 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 13 (0.78%) Electronics
14 10 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
15 8 (0.48%) Games
16 7 (0.42%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.36%) German Language
18 4 (0.24%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 410 (24.60%) Network Engineer
2 223 (13.38%) Analyst
3 192 (11.52%) Support Engineer
4 126 (7.56%) Administrator
5 125 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 114 (6.84%) Senior Network Engineer
7 111 (6.66%) Systems Administrator
8 110 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 109 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support
10 107 (6.42%) IT Support
11 104 (6.24%) Technical Support
12 86 (5.16%) Consultant
13 73 (4.38%) Security Engineer
14 68 (4.08%) Architect
15 63 (3.78%) Network Security Engineer
16 54 (3.24%) Support Specialist
17 53 (3.18%) Systems Engineer
18 51 (3.06%) Technical Advisor
19 49 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
20 46 (2.76%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (4.50%) Web Services
2 62 (3.72%) 802.1X
3 30 (1.80%) REST
4 21 (1.26%) XML
5 20 (1.20%) CSS
5 20 (1.20%) .NET
6 19 (1.14%) LAMP
6 19 (1.14%) XMPP
7 18 (1.08%) HTML
8 16 (0.96%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (0.66%) ActiveMQ
10 10 (0.60%) Doctrine
11 9 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
12 8 (0.48%) Symfony
12 8 (0.48%) JSON
13 7 (0.42%) COM
13 7 (0.42%) SOAP
14 6 (0.36%) .NET Framework
14 6 (0.36%) Ajax
15 5 (0.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 402 (24.12%) Data Centre
2 157 (9.42%) Blackberry
3 122 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (4.68%) Management Information System
4 78 (4.68%) Video Conferencing
5 56 (3.36%) Computer Science
6 52 (3.12%) iPhone
7 49 (2.94%) iPad
8 47 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 45 (2.70%) Client/Server
10 41 (2.46%) Hedge funds
11 29 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 27 (1.62%) Clustering
13 26 (1.56%) Replication
14 21 (1.26%) CMDB
14 21 (1.26%) Mathematics
15 17 (1.02%) PKI
16 16 (0.96%) Equities
16 16 (0.96%) EPoS
17 15 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 858 (51.47%) Windows
2 472 (28.31%) Linux
3 243 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 220 (13.20%) Windows 7
5 212 (12.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 171 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 136 (8.16%) Windows 8
8 114 (6.84%) CentOS
9 109 (6.54%) Windows XP
10 94 (5.64%) Mac OS X
11 91 (5.46%) UNIX
12 83 (4.98%) Apple iOS
13 81 (4.86%) Android
14 63 (3.78%) Debian
15 60 (3.60%) Ubuntu
16 46 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 34 (2.04%) Solaris
18 21 (1.26%) Fedora
18 21 (1.26%) Windows Vista
19 16 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (16.80%) ITIL
2 162 (9.72%) Load Balancing
3 114 (6.84%) Project Management
4 107 (6.42%) Network Design
5 94 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 87 (5.22%) Service Management
6 87 (5.22%) Network Monitoring
7 85 (5.10%) Problem Management
8 84 (5.04%) Information Security
9 83 (4.98%) Service Delivery
10 80 (4.80%) Capacity Planning
11 77 (4.62%) Migration
12 73 (4.38%) Change Management
13 69 (4.14%) Time Management
14 65 (3.90%) Mentoring
15 62 (3.72%) Kalman Filter
16 56 (3.36%) DevOps
17 54 (3.24%) Performance Tuning
18 53 (3.18%) Incident Management
19 49 (2.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (10.02%) SQL
2 134 (8.04%) Bash Shell
3 130 (7.80%) Perl
4 120 (7.20%) Python
5 95 (5.70%) PowerShell
6 83 (4.98%) PHP
7 68 (4.08%) Java
8 55 (3.30%) Ruby
9 32 (1.92%) Shell Script
10 30 (1.80%) C
11 23 (1.38%) JavaScript
12 12 (0.72%) Tcl
13 10 (0.60%) C++
13 10 (0.60%) VB
14 8 (0.48%) AWK
14 8 (0.48%) C#
15 7 (0.42%) VBA
16 6 (0.36%) VBScript
16 6 (0.36%) sed
17 3 (0.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 455 (27.29%) Cisco Certification
2 266 (15.96%) CCNA
3 259 (15.54%) CCNP
4 167 (10.02%) Degree
5 142 (8.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 93 (5.58%) MCSE
7 88 (5.28%) CCIE
8 60 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 56 (3.36%) MCP
10 49 (2.94%) CCSA
11 40 (2.40%) MCSA
12 38 (2.28%) JNCIA
13 36 (2.16%) Security Cleared
14 30 (1.80%) MCITP
14 30 (1.80%) CISSP
15 25 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
15 25 (1.50%) MCTS
16 24 (1.44%) CCA
17 22 (1.32%) CCIP
18 19 (1.14%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (9.30%) SLA
2 55 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.04%) QA
4 24 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.24%) COBIT
6 3 (0.18%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.060%) HL7
7 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 504 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 390 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (6.60%) Hyper-V
4 88 (5.28%) XenApp
5 73 (4.38%) vSphere
6 57 (3.42%) XenServer
7 36 (2.16%) Postfix
7 36 (2.16%) NFS
7 36 (2.16%) VMware ESX
8 27 (1.62%) Xen
9 25 (1.50%) KVM
10 24 (1.44%) Varnish
11 23 (1.38%) Terminal Services
12 22 (1.32%) iptables
13 19 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
14 18 (1.08%) XenDesktop
14 18 (1.08%) Samba
15 16 (0.96%) Terminal Server
16 14 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 14 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 77 (4.62%) Puppet
2 65 (3.90%) Nagios
3 63 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (3.72%) Backup Exec
5 52 (3.12%) SCCM
6 34 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
7 30 (1.80%) ZABBIX
7 30 (1.80%) WSUS
8 27 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
8 27 (1.62%) Cacti
8 27 (1.62%) Salt
9 25 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
10 24 (1.44%) Cisco UCCX
11 22 (1.32%) SELinux
12 19 (1.14%) Cisco Prime
13 18 (1.08%) Ansible
13 18 (1.08%) OpenView
14 17 (1.02%) Icinga
15 15 (0.90%) FortiGate
16 14 (0.84%) MOM
Vendors
1 831 (49.85%) Cisco
2 551 (33.05%) Microsoft
3 478 (28.67%) VMware
4 305 (18.30%) Juniper
5 283 (16.98%) Citrix
6 252 (15.12%) CheckPoint
7 157 (9.42%) HP
8 151 (9.06%) F5
9 140 (8.40%) Red Hat
10 102 (6.12%) Apple
11 83 (4.98%) Symantec
12 77 (4.62%) SolarWinds
13 59 (3.54%) Fortinet
14 57 (3.42%) Avaya
15 56 (3.36%) Dell
16 51 (3.06%) Riverbed
17 49 (2.94%) Oracle
18 46 (2.76%) Nokia
19 45 (2.70%) SonicWALL
20 44 (2.64%) Veeam
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Secretsales.com
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Private Medical + Pension + Othe
Posted: Yesterday
London
RecruitX
Salary: £50k per year + Amazing Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 29 days hols, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: Fantastic Salary Offered + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £95000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago