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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 94 137 140
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 38 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.62% 0.90% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.73% 7.59% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 25
Median salary £36,500 £25,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.00% -42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £20,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £32,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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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
354 369 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.10% 11.91% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 232 233 292
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +26 21 £38,000 +38.18%
Edinburgh +12 12 £32,500 +62.50% 1
Renfrewshire - 4 £35,000 -
Angus - 1 £22,500 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 42 (65.63%) Firewall
2 41 (64.06%) Cisco
3 34 (53.13%) LAN
4 28 (43.75%) MPLS
4 28 (43.75%) Wireless
5 26 (40.63%) Active Directory
5 26 (40.63%) Windows
6 25 (39.06%) WAN
7 23 (35.94%) VoIP
8 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
8 22 (34.38%) IPsec
9 21 (32.81%) CheckPoint
9 21 (32.81%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (31.25%) VMware
10 20 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (29.69%) MS Exchange
12 18 (28.13%) TCP/IP
13 17 (26.56%) Data Centre
13 17 (26.56%) Windows Server
14 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (23.44%) ITIL
16 14 (21.88%) Citrix
16 14 (21.88%) Network Security
16 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
16 14 (21.88%) F5
17 13 (20.31%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (20.31%) CCNP
18 11 (17.19%) FortiGate
18 11 (17.19%) Cisco PIX

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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 19 (29.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (65.63%) Firewall
2 34 (53.13%) LAN
3 28 (43.75%) MPLS
3 28 (43.75%) Wireless
4 25 (39.06%) WAN
5 23 (35.94%) VoIP
6 22 (34.38%) IPsec
7 18 (28.13%) TCP/IP
8 14 (21.88%) Network Security
9 13 (20.31%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (17.19%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (15.63%) DNS
11 10 (15.63%) Spanning Tree
11 10 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (14.06%) Internet
12 9 (14.06%) OSPF
12 9 (14.06%) Wireshark
13 8 (12.50%) DHCP
13 8 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Analyst
2 16 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 12 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 11 (17.19%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Senior Network Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Consultant
7 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) IT Support
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) IT Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.25%) Replication
4 3 (4.69%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.13%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.56%) Blog
6 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.63%) Windows
2 17 (26.56%) Windows Server
3 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.94%) Linux
6 5 (7.81%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Vista
6 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.13%) Unix
8 1 (1.56%) VMS
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) ITIL
2 10 (15.63%) Change Management
2 10 (15.63%) ITIL V3
3 8 (12.50%) Anomaly Detection
3 8 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (12.50%) Network Design
4 7 (10.94%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (9.38%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (4.69%) Network Management
7 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.13%) Presales
8 2 (3.13%) Time Management
9 1 (1.56%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.56%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.56%) Perl
3 1 (1.56%) Ruby
3 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (20.31%) CCNP
3 10 (15.63%) CCNA
4 9 (14.06%) Degree
5 2 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.13%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.56%) HND
6 1 (1.56%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.56%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 20 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (21.88%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.38%) vSphere
4 6 (9.38%) XenApp
5 1 (1.56%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) FortiGate
2 7 (10.94%) Cacti
3 6 (9.38%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.69%) SCCM
5 2 (3.13%) Iperf
5 2 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.56%) Ansible
6 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.56%) Puppet
6 1 (1.56%) SCOM
6 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 41 (64.06%) Cisco
2 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 21 (32.81%) CheckPoint
4 20 (31.25%) VMware
5 14 (21.88%) Citrix
5 14 (21.88%) F5
6 10 (15.63%) Aruba
7 7 (10.94%) SolarWinds
8 6 (9.38%) HP
9 5 (7.81%) Juniper
9 5 (7.81%) Symantec
10 4 (6.25%) SonicWALL
11 3 (4.69%) Nimsoft
12 2 (3.13%) Dell
12 2 (3.13%) IBM
13 1 (1.56%) Interwoven
13 1 (1.56%) Mitel
13 1 (1.56%) MobileIron
13 1 (1.56%) Veeam
13 1 (1.56%) WatchGuard
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