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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 38 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.12% 2.97% 4.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.58% 8.46% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 12
Average salary £36,250 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.09% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
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
48 130 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.55% 35.14% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 38 114 79
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £70,000 £72,500
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

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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 18 December 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Middlesex

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
5 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (33.33%) Juniper
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) WLAN
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
6 2 (22.22%) Handset
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) RIP
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 3 (33.33%) WLAN
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) RIP
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
7 1 (11.11%) VLAN
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (11.11%) Network Security
7 1 (11.11%) SNMP
7 1 (11.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Informix
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Network Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Informix DBA
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Aruba
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Brocade
4 1 (11.11%) IBM