The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 133 128 129
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 39 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 1.22% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.85% 10.13% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 27 44
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,292 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +7.64%
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
336 385 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.80% 12.07% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 202 265 278
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Salary Trend in Scotland

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

VPN Salary Trend in Scotland

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Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Scotland

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Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -16 11 £50,000 +42.85% 2
West Lothian - 4 £22,500 - 1
Stirling +13 3 £32,500 -40.90%
Edinburgh +4 1 £32,500 - 1
Fife -3 1 £31,500 +21.15%
Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Inverclyde - 1 £20,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for VPN.

1 36 (78.26%) Firewall
2 29 (63.04%) Cisco
3 26 (56.52%) Windows
4 20 (43.48%) VMware
5 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
6 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
8 16 (34.78%) IPsec
8 16 (34.78%) Windows Server
9 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V
9 14 (30.43%) WAN
10 13 (28.26%) LAN
10 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
10 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (26.09%) SAN
11 12 (26.09%) CCNA
11 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (23.91%) Network Security
12 11 (23.91%) F5
12 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (21.74%) Load Balancing
13 10 (21.74%) Juniper
13 10 (21.74%) DNS
13 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
13 10 (21.74%) Service Delivery
14 9 (19.57%) DHCP
14 9 (19.57%) Degree
15 8 (17.39%) Nimsoft
15 8 (17.39%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (10.87%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.39%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Office 365
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (78.26%) Firewall
2 16 (34.78%) IPsec
3 14 (30.43%) WAN
4 13 (28.26%) LAN
5 12 (26.09%) SAN
6 11 (23.91%) Network Security
7 10 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (21.74%) DNS
8 9 (19.57%) DHCP
9 8 (17.39%) MPLS
10 7 (15.22%) SSL
10 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
10 7 (15.22%) Wireless
11 6 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (13.04%) OSPF
11 6 (13.04%) VLAN
11 6 (13.04%) VoIP
12 5 (10.87%) Ethernet
12 5 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (8.70%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (6.52%) Banking
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Law
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Network Engineer
1 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (13.04%) Security Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Senior Security Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) IT Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.52%) IT Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Windows Server
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.70%) Linux
7 4 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Vista
8 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.17%) CentOS
10 1 (2.17%) Debian
10 1 (2.17%) Unix
10 1 (2.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Load Balancing
1 10 (21.74%) Service Delivery
2 5 (10.87%) ITIL
3 4 (8.70%) Change Management
3 4 (8.70%) Line Management
3 4 (8.70%) Network Design
4 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.52%) Network Architecture
4 3 (6.52%) Network Management
4 3 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.52%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (6.52%) Process Management
4 3 (6.52%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (4.35%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.17%) Internal Audit
6 1 (2.17%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) SIEM
6 1 (2.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Perl
2 1 (2.17%) Python
2 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (26.09%) CCNA
3 9 (19.57%) Degree
4 5 (10.87%) CCNP
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.52%) JNCIA
6 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.35%) CCENT
7 2 (4.35%) MCSE
7 2 (4.35%) MCTS
8 1 (2.17%) CCA
8 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.17%) MCITP
8 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
3 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (8.70%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (15.22%) SCCM
3 4 (8.70%) Backup Exec
4 3 (6.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (4.35%) WMI
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.17%) Nessus
6 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Cisco
2 20 (43.48%) VMware
3 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
4 11 (23.91%) F5
5 10 (21.74%) Juniper
6 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
6 8 (17.39%) Nimsoft
7 6 (13.04%) Palo Alto
7 6 (13.04%) Symantec
8 5 (10.87%) HP
9 4 (8.70%) SonicWALL
10 2 (4.35%) Citrix
10 2 (4.35%) CommVault
10 2 (4.35%) IBM
10 2 (4.35%) NetApp
10 2 (4.35%) Progress
10 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.17%) IronPort
11 1 (2.17%) Mitel
11 1 (2.17%) Wyse
West Lothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits + Training + Career path
Posted: 3 days ago
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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