The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 25 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.99% 2.48% 5.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.64% 8.93% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 16
Average salary £36,125 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
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
53 112 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.61% 27.72% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 48 98 84
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 January 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Middlesex

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) LAN
1 10 (76.92%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) VoIP
4 6 (46.15%) MS Office
4 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) CCNP
6 4 (30.77%) CCNA
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) WLAN
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
6 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (23.08%) MPLS
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (15.38%) Juniper
8 2 (15.38%) SAN
8 2 (15.38%) RIP
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) LAN
1 10 (76.92%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) VoIP
4 6 (46.15%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) WLAN
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
7 3 (23.08%) MPLS
8 2 (15.38%) OSPF
8 2 (15.38%) Network Security
8 2 (15.38%) SAN
8 2 (15.38%) RIP
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Network Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Handset
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
6 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCTS
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Aruba
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago