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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 35 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.50% 3.80% 2.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.12% 7.17% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 14
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £30,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 251 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.78% 52.95% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76 90 87
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 23 July 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Middlesex

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Linux
3 15 (55.56%) LAN
3 15 (55.56%) WAN
3 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
4 14 (51.85%) SAN
5 10 (37.04%) Cisco
5 10 (37.04%) Firewall
6 9 (33.33%) IIS
6 9 (33.33%) JBoss
6 9 (33.33%) Apache
6 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 8 (29.63%) Juniper
7 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
8 7 (25.93%) VMware
8 7 (25.93%) Problem Management
8 7 (25.93%) Riverbed
8 7 (25.93%) Middleware
8 7 (25.93%) EMC
8 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
8 7 (25.93%) MySQL
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle
8 7 (25.93%) ITIL
9 6 (22.22%) Solaris
9 6 (22.22%) UNIX
9 6 (22.22%) DNS
9 6 (22.22%) VLAN
9 6 (22.22%) Online Games

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (33.33%) IIS
1 9 (33.33%) Apache
2 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
3 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 4 (14.81%) SAS
3 4 (14.81%) eRoom
Applications
1 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) LAN
1 15 (55.56%) WAN
2 14 (51.85%) SAN
3 10 (37.04%) Firewall
4 6 (22.22%) VLAN
4 6 (22.22%) DNS
5 5 (18.52%) DHCP
6 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 3 (11.11%) HTTP
6 3 (11.11%) Internet
6 3 (11.11%) OSPF
6 3 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.11%) Frame Relay
6 3 (11.11%) BIG-IP
7 1 (3.70%) ADSL
7 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) MySQL
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Informix
General
1 6 (22.22%) Games
2 3 (11.11%) Back Office
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) DBA
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server DBA
2 7 (25.93%) SQL DBA
3 5 (18.52%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Operations Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Operations Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Network Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Support
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Clustering
1 6 (22.22%) Online Games
2 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Solaris
3 6 (22.22%) UNIX
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Problem Management
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
3 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Analytics
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) Release Management
4 3 (11.11%) High Availability
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Perl
1 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.81%) CCNP
3 3 (11.11%) CCIE
3 3 (11.11%) RHCE
4 1 (3.70%) CWNA
4 1 (3.70%) CCVP
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) vSphere
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Cisco
3 9 (33.33%) JBoss
3 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 8 (29.63%) Juniper
5 7 (25.93%) VMware
5 7 (25.93%) Riverbed
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) EMC
6 4 (14.81%) F5
7 3 (11.11%) Nokia
7 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (11.11%) Citrix
8 1 (3.70%) Avaya
8 1 (3.70%) Sun
8 1 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) Apple
8 1 (3.70%) Brocade