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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 29 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.08% 3.48% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.14% 14.12% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 13
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £46,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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
58 85 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.91% 24.64% 52.99%
Number of salaries quoted 48 76 87
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Middlesex

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (61.90%) CCNP
2 13 (61.90%) VoIP
3 11 (52.38%) Firewall
4 10 (47.62%) DNS
4 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) Linux
5 9 (42.86%) WAN
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco
5 9 (42.86%) Internet
5 9 (42.86%) LAN
6 8 (38.10%) CCVP
6 8 (38.10%) SSL
6 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco UCCX
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (28.57%) VLAN
7 6 (28.57%) CCNA
7 6 (28.57%) OSPF
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) SMTP
8 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
8 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
8 5 (23.81%) IPv4
8 5 (23.81%) IPv6
8 5 (23.81%) HTTP
8 5 (23.81%) SNMP
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) BGP
8 5 (23.81%) MPLS

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (19.05%) IIS
1 4 (19.05%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) VoIP
2 11 (52.38%) Firewall
3 10 (47.62%) DNS
4 9 (42.86%) LAN
4 9 (42.86%) Internet
4 9 (42.86%) WAN
5 8 (38.10%) SSL
6 6 (28.57%) SMTP
6 6 (28.57%) OSPF
6 6 (28.57%) VLAN
7 5 (23.81%) BGP
7 5 (23.81%) HSRP
7 5 (23.81%) IPsec
7 5 (23.81%) HTTP
7 5 (23.81%) IPv4
7 5 (23.81%) IPv6
7 5 (23.81%) MPLS
7 5 (23.81%) SNMP
8 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
9 1 (4.76%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Games
2 4 (19.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Administrator
2 8 (38.10%) Network Administrator
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Data Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Data Network Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Data Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Voice Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) SOAP
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
1 4 (19.05%) XML
1 4 (19.05%) ODBC
2 1 (4.76%) MAPI
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
2 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (19.05%) Garbage Collection
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) VB
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (61.90%) CCNP
3 8 (38.10%) CCVP
4 6 (28.57%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco UCCX
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) Aruba