The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 34 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.81% 2.90% 4.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.21% 8.33% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 17
Average salary £32,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £26,300 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £37,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
106 168 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 28.88% 34.78% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 85 133 125
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
South East

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

VPN
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Middlesex region.

VPN Salary Trend in Middlesex

VPN
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Middlesex

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 14 (58.33%) Windows
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) Juniper
3 10 (41.67%) Cisco
3 10 (41.67%) Apache
3 10 (41.67%) LAN
4 8 (33.33%) Perl
4 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) SAN
5 7 (29.17%) Wireless
5 7 (29.17%) VLAN
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (29.17%) CCNP
5 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
5 7 (29.17%) DNS
5 7 (29.17%) CentOS
5 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (25.00%) IIS
6 6 (25.00%) JBoss
6 6 (25.00%) MPLS
6 6 (25.00%) IPsec
7 5 (20.83%) VMware
7 5 (20.83%) Nagios
7 5 (20.83%) HP
7 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
7 5 (20.83%) ITIL
7 5 (20.83%) WAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 10 (41.67%) Apache
2 6 (25.00%) IIS
3 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.17%) Node.js
5 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 10 (41.67%) LAN
3 8 (33.33%) SAN
4 7 (29.17%) Wireless
4 7 (29.17%) VLAN
4 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
4 7 (29.17%) DNS
5 6 (25.00%) MPLS
5 6 (25.00%) IPsec
6 5 (20.83%) WAN
6 5 (20.83%) DHCP
7 4 (16.67%) OSPF
7 4 (16.67%) BGP
7 4 (16.67%) VRRP
7 4 (16.67%) Wireshark
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (16.67%) HSRP
8 3 (12.50%) Internet
8 3 (12.50%) VoIP
8 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) FishEye
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Back Office
3 2 (8.33%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 3 (12.50%) DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Support
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Support
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
1 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) Online Games
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) CentOS
3 4 (16.67%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) Solaris
3 4 (16.67%) Debian
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.50%) High Availability
3 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.50%) Change Control
3 3 (12.50%) Network Design
3 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (12.50%) Release Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Build Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Perl
2 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) Clojure
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (29.17%) CCNP
2 4 (16.67%) RHCE
3 2 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) CWNA
4 1 (4.17%) CCVP
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Squid
1 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (12.50%) vSphere
2 3 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) Postfix
4 1 (4.17%) Sendmail
4 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Nagios
2 3 (12.50%) Zenoss
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (4.17%) CFEngine
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Juniper
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco
3 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) JBoss
5 5 (20.83%) VMware
5 5 (20.83%) HP
5 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle
6 4 (16.67%) EMC
6 4 (16.67%) ProCurve
7 3 (12.50%) Riverbed
7 3 (12.50%) Citrix
8 2 (8.33%) Brocade
9 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
9 1 (4.17%) Avaya
9 1 (4.17%) Apple
9 1 (4.17%) Siemens
Middlesex
Premier Group
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago