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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 122 132 126
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 27 36 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 1.11% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.38% 10.11% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 46
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.32% +8.21%
VPN
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
366 356 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.34% 10.95% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 235 235 299
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,100 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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

VPN
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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 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 27 August 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 +8 10 £50,000 +100.00% 1
West Lothian +9 8 £22,500 -
Stirling +7 3 £32,500 -40.90%
Edinburgh +17 2 £36,250 +11.53%
Fife -2 1 £31,500 +21.15%
Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 £20,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
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UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 35 (77.78%) Firewall
2 28 (62.22%) Cisco
3 23 (51.11%) Windows
4 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 20 (44.44%) VMware
5 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (35.56%) WAN
7 15 (33.33%) LAN
7 15 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 14 (31.11%) IPsec
8 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
9 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
9 12 (26.67%) DNS
9 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (24.44%) SAN
10 11 (24.44%) CCNA
10 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (22.22%) Network Security
11 10 (22.22%) F5
11 10 (22.22%) DHCP
11 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
11 10 (22.22%) Load Balancing
12 9 (20.00%) Degree
12 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
12 9 (20.00%) Juniper
12 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (17.78%) Nimsoft
13 8 (17.78%) MPLS
13 8 (17.78%) Cisco Prime

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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 15 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Office 365
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 35 (77.78%) Firewall
2 16 (35.56%) WAN
3 15 (33.33%) LAN
4 14 (31.11%) IPsec
5 12 (26.67%) DNS
6 11 (24.44%) SAN
7 10 (22.22%) DHCP
7 10 (22.22%) Network Security
8 8 (17.78%) MPLS
8 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
8 8 (17.78%) VoIP
9 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (13.33%) Wireless
11 5 (11.11%) Ethernet
11 5 (11.11%) SSL
11 5 (11.11%) VLAN
12 4 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (8.89%) OSPF
12 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (6.67%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (4.44%) Banking
1 2 (4.44%) Retail
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Games
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Network Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) IT Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Blog
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (51.11%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
3 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Vista
5 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.67%) Linux
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.22%) VMS
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.89%) Network Design
4 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.67%) Change Management
4 3 (6.67%) ITIL
4 3 (6.67%) Line Management
4 3 (6.67%) Network Management
4 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.44%) Anomaly Detection
5 2 (4.44%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.44%) Process Management
5 2 (4.44%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.22%) Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.22%) Perl
3 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (24.44%) CCNA
3 9 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) CCNP
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.67%) JNCIA
5 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.44%) CCENT
6 2 (4.44%) MCSE
6 2 (4.44%) MCTS
7 1 (2.22%) CCA
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.22%) MCITP
7 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 18 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.89%) SCCM
4 3 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (4.44%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (4.44%) WMI
6 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Cisco
2 20 (44.44%) VMware
3 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (22.22%) F5
5 9 (20.00%) Juniper
6 8 (17.78%) Nimsoft
7 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
8 6 (13.33%) Symantec
9 5 (11.11%) HP
9 5 (11.11%) Palo Alto
10 4 (8.89%) SonicWALL
11 2 (4.44%) Citrix
11 2 (4.44%) CommVault
11 2 (4.44%) IBM
11 2 (4.44%) NetApp
11 2 (4.44%) Progress
11 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
12 1 (2.22%) Mitel
12 1 (2.22%) Veeam
12 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard
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