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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 140 123 134
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 17 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 1.25% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.28% 9.46% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 35
Median salary £44,500 £43,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.71% +45.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £35,947
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.43%
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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
322 391 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.45% 13.17% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 174 261 290
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -24 9 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Edinburgh -2 5 £41,250 +42.24% 1
West Lothian +1 2 £42,500 +63.46%
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,309 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 27 (60.00%) Firewall
2 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Cisco
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
4 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (35.56%) LAN
6 15 (33.33%) WAN
7 14 (31.11%) IPsec
8 13 (28.89%) VMware
9 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (24.44%) OSPF
11 10 (22.22%) SSL
11 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (20.00%) Network Security
12 9 (20.00%) VoIP
12 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 9 (20.00%) MPLS
13 8 (17.78%) Wireless
13 8 (17.78%) Juniper
13 8 (17.78%) BGP
13 8 (17.78%) MS Office
13 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
13 8 (17.78%) DNS
13 8 (17.78%) Degree
13 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
14 7 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus

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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 6 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.78%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
1 4 (8.89%) SaaS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (60.00%) Firewall
2 16 (35.56%) LAN
3 15 (33.33%) WAN
4 14 (31.11%) IPsec
5 11 (24.44%) OSPF
6 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (22.22%) SSL
7 9 (20.00%) MPLS
7 9 (20.00%) Network Security
7 9 (20.00%) VoIP
8 8 (17.78%) BGP
8 8 (17.78%) DNS
8 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
8 8 (17.78%) Wireless
9 7 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (15.56%) DHCP
9 7 (15.56%) SAN
10 6 (13.33%) VLAN
11 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (8.89%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) Robot Framework
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Law
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Security Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Security Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) IT Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Network Support
7 4 (8.89%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Security Support Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Network Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Technical Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.11%) Linux
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.67%) Unix
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.44%) CentOS
7 2 (4.44%) Debian
7 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Change Management
1 7 (15.56%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Information Security
2 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 5 (11.11%) Network Design
2 5 (11.11%) Network Management
2 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.89%) CRM
4 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (6.67%) Line Management
4 3 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.67%) Process Management
4 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 3 (6.67%) SIEM
4 3 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.44%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.44%) Software License Management
5 2 (4.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) Perl
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.78%) Degree
3 7 (15.56%) CCNA
3 7 (15.56%) CCNP
4 4 (8.89%) HND
5 2 (4.44%) CCENT
5 2 (4.44%) JNCIA
5 2 (4.44%) MCSE
5 2 (4.44%) MCTS
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.89%) XenApp
5 3 (6.67%) vSphere
6 1 (2.22%) RACF
6 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.44%) Nessus
3 2 (4.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (4.44%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (4.44%) WMI
4 1 (2.22%) RSA Archer
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Cisco
2 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (28.89%) VMware
4 8 (17.78%) Juniper
5 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
6 6 (13.33%) F5
7 5 (11.11%) Citrix
7 5 (11.11%) Palo Alto
8 3 (6.67%) HP
8 3 (6.67%) Nimsoft
9 2 (4.44%) CommVault
9 2 (4.44%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.44%) NetApp
9 2 (4.44%) Progress
9 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.44%) Symantec
10 1 (2.22%) iManage
10 1 (2.22%) IronPort
10 1 (2.22%) Wyse
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