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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
UK / Scotland
Rank 105 127 141
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 28 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 0.95% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 7.73% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 17
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +35.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,780 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
273 362 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.18% 12.28% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 184 226 222
Median salary £40,561 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.56% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 26 February 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Scotland

VPN
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 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +14 18 £27,500 -40.54% 1
Glasgow +13 8 £42,500 +6.25%
West Lothian -3 1 £42,500 +88.88%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £38,000 -
VPN
UK

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 39 (60.00%) LAN
2 37 (56.92%) Cisco
3 32 (49.23%) Firewall
4 31 (47.69%) Windows
5 30 (46.15%) Windows Server
6 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
7 26 (40.00%) MPLS
8 25 (38.46%) WAN
8 25 (38.46%) Wireless
9 24 (36.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
11 20 (30.77%) IPsec
12 19 (29.23%) VoIP
13 18 (27.69%) ITIL
13 18 (27.69%) MS Exchange
13 18 (27.69%) CheckPoint
13 18 (27.69%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (26.15%) Data Centre
15 16 (24.62%) F5
15 16 (24.62%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (24.62%) TCP/IP
16 15 (23.08%) Citrix
17 14 (21.54%) SCCM
18 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (20.00%) VMware
19 12 (18.46%) Wi-Fi
19 12 (18.46%) DNS
19 12 (18.46%) CCNP
19 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V

VPN
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 18 (27.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Office
2 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (60.00%) LAN
2 32 (49.23%) Firewall
3 26 (40.00%) MPLS
4 25 (38.46%) WAN
4 25 (38.46%) Wireless
5 20 (30.77%) IPsec
6 19 (29.23%) VoIP
7 18 (27.69%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (24.62%) TCP/IP
9 12 (18.46%) DNS
9 12 (18.46%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (16.92%) VLAN
11 10 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (15.38%) Network Security
11 10 (15.38%) OSPF
11 10 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
12 9 (13.85%) Internet
12 9 (13.85%) Wireshark
13 8 (12.31%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) German Language
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (50.77%) Analyst
2 16 (24.62%) Network Analyst
2 16 (24.62%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Support Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Support Engineer
4 11 (16.92%) IT Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) IT Support
4 11 (16.92%) IT Support Analyst
4 11 (16.92%) Network Engineer
4 11 (16.92%) Senior Network Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (12.31%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) Consultant
7 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 6 (9.23%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Information Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) 802.1X
2 5 (7.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.23%) Replication
4 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.69%) Fat Client
4 5 (7.69%) PKI
4 5 (7.69%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (47.69%) Windows
2 30 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 24 (36.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (13.85%) Linux
6 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) ITIL
2 10 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 9 (13.85%) Change Management
4 8 (12.31%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (10.77%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (9.23%) Anomaly Detection
6 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.23%) Network Design
6 6 (9.23%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (7.69%) Actionable Insight
7 5 (7.69%) Coaching
7 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.69%) Information Security
7 5 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (6.15%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (4.62%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.08%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (3.08%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.08%) Service Management
10 2 (3.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (18.46%) CCNP
3 5 (7.69%) CCNA
3 5 (7.69%) Degree
4 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.54%) CCENT
6 1 (1.54%) HND
6 1 (1.54%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.54%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.54%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.31%) vSphere
5 7 (10.77%) XenApp
6 5 (7.69%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.54%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (21.54%) SCCM
2 11 (16.92%) FortiGate
3 7 (10.77%) Cacti
4 5 (7.69%) SCOM
4 5 (7.69%) SCVMM
5 4 (6.15%) DameWare
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (3.08%) Iperf
7 2 (3.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.54%) Ansible
8 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.54%) Puppet
8 1 (1.54%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (1.54%) WMI
Vendors
1 37 (56.92%) Cisco
2 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (27.69%) CheckPoint
4 16 (24.62%) F5
5 15 (23.08%) Citrix
6 13 (20.00%) VMware
7 10 (15.38%) Aruba
8 7 (10.77%) Juniper
8 7 (10.77%) SolarWinds
9 6 (9.23%) Dell
10 5 (7.69%) HP
10 5 (7.69%) Palo Alto
11 2 (3.08%) iManage
11 2 (3.08%) Interwoven
11 2 (3.08%) MobileIron
11 2 (3.08%) Symantec
12 1 (1.54%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.54%) Progress
12 1 (1.54%) Sophos
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