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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 22 23 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.13% 4.79% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 23.33% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 10
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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 60 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 21.35% 20.55% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 39 49 88
Average salary £50,000 £36,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Cisco
1 16 (94.12%) CCNP
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (88.24%) CheckPoint
2 15 (88.24%) Firewall
3 14 (82.35%) DNS
4 13 (76.47%) SSL
4 13 (76.47%) Internet
4 13 (76.47%) LAN
4 13 (76.47%) VoIP
4 13 (76.47%) WAN
4 13 (76.47%) CCVP
4 13 (76.47%) Cisco UCCX
4 13 (76.47%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) IPv4
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) OSPF
5 3 (17.65%) CCNA
6 2 (11.76%) SNMP
6 2 (11.76%) CCSP
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper
6 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) Perl
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) HSRP
6 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
6 2 (11.76%) Junos

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 14 (82.35%) DNS
3 13 (76.47%) Internet
3 13 (76.47%) LAN
3 13 (76.47%) SSL
3 13 (76.47%) VoIP
3 13 (76.47%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) IPv4
4 3 (17.65%) OSPF
5 2 (11.76%) BGP
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (11.76%) HSRP
5 2 (11.76%) IPsec
5 2 (11.76%) Junos
5 2 (11.76%) SNMP
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (5.88%) NAS
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Network Engineer
2 13 (76.47%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 13 (76.47%) Administrator
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco Administrator
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco Network Administrator
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 13 (76.47%) Network Administrator
2 13 (76.47%) Network Systems Engineer
2 13 (76.47%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) High Availability
1 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
1 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL
1 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) CCNP
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (76.47%) CCVP
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) CCSP
5 1 (5.88%) MCITP
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (11.76%) SmoothWall
3 1 (5.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Brocade
4 2 (11.76%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.88%) VMware