The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 23 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.20% 5.68% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 33.90% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 3
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £39,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.32% +9.72%
VPN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 59 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 28.67% 16.76% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 37 48 68
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of job ads across the Middlesex region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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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 28 August 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Middlesex

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) CCVP
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (28.57%) HSRP
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) SMTP
4 2 (28.57%) SNMP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) IPv4
4 2 (28.57%) IPv6
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) IPsec

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) HSRP
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) IPv4
3 2 (28.57%) IPv6
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Android Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Network Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Data Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Data Network Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Data Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Voice Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) iBATIS
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCVP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) MobileIron
3 1 (14.29%) Samsung