The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Renfrewshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - - 17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Renfrewshire - - 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Renfrewshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 28.57% 36.00% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £27,500 £36,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
Scotland

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Renfrewshire region.

VPN Salary Trend in Renfrewshire

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Nimsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Spiceworks
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Nimsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Spiceworks
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia