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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 144 120 142
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 25 45 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 1.45% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.04% 11.31% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 34
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,895
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £21,500 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
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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
311 398 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.83% 12.78% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 179 266 288
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 13 £50,000 +2.56% 3
Edinburgh +2 3 £40,000 +42.85% 1
Stirling - 3 £32,500 - 1
West Lothian +2 2 £22,500 -13.46%
Lanarkshire - 2 £38,655 -
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 28 June 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 (74.47%) Firewall
2 29 (61.70%) Cisco
3 25 (53.19%) Windows
4 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
5 18 (38.30%) VMware
6 17 (36.17%) Windows Server
7 16 (34.04%) IPsec
8 15 (31.91%) LAN
8 15 (31.91%) WAN
8 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
10 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (25.53%) Hyper-V
11 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (25.53%) SAN
11 12 (25.53%) MS Exchange
12 11 (23.40%) CCNA
12 11 (23.40%) Juniper
12 11 (23.40%) F5
12 11 (23.40%) Network Security
12 11 (23.40%) Degree
13 10 (21.28%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (21.28%) DNS
13 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
14 9 (19.15%) DHCP
14 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
15 8 (17.02%) Nimsoft
15 8 (17.02%) SSL
15 8 (17.02%) MS Excel

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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 12 (25.53%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (74.47%) Firewall
2 16 (34.04%) IPsec
3 15 (31.91%) LAN
3 15 (31.91%) WAN
4 12 (25.53%) SAN
5 11 (23.40%) Network Security
6 10 (21.28%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (21.28%) DNS
7 9 (19.15%) DHCP
8 8 (17.02%) SSL
9 7 (14.89%) MPLS
9 7 (14.89%) OSPF
9 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
9 7 (14.89%) Wireless
10 6 (12.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (12.77%) VLAN
10 6 (12.77%) VoIP
11 5 (10.64%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (8.51%) BGP
12 4 (8.51%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Law
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Security Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) IT Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) IT Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Windows Server
3 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.51%) Linux
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.26%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.13%) CentOS
9 1 (2.13%) Debian
9 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Service Delivery
2 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
3 5 (10.64%) ITIL
4 4 (8.51%) Change Management
4 4 (8.51%) Line Management
4 4 (8.51%) Network Design
5 3 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.38%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.38%) Network Management
5 3 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (6.38%) Process Management
5 3 (6.38%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (4.26%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.13%) High Availability
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) SIEM
7 1 (2.13%) Ticket Management
7 1 (2.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) Perl
2 1 (2.13%) Python
2 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (23.40%) CCNA
2 11 (23.40%) Degree
3 5 (10.64%) CCNP
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.38%) JNCIA
5 3 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.26%) CCENT
6 2 (4.26%) HND
6 2 (4.26%) MCSE
6 2 (4.26%) MCTS
7 1 (2.13%) CCA
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.13%) MCITP
7 1 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
3 12 (25.53%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.51%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (8.51%) vSphere
5 2 (4.26%) XenApp
6 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (14.89%) SCCM
3 4 (8.51%) Backup Exec
4 3 (6.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (4.26%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (4.26%) WMI
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Nessus
6 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) Cisco
2 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
3 18 (38.30%) VMware
4 11 (23.40%) F5
4 11 (23.40%) Juniper
5 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
5 8 (17.02%) Nimsoft
6 6 (12.77%) Palo Alto
6 6 (12.77%) Symantec
7 3 (6.38%) Citrix
7 3 (6.38%) HP
7 3 (6.38%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.26%) CommVault
8 2 (4.26%) IBM
8 2 (4.26%) NetApp
8 2 (4.26%) Progress
8 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.13%) iManage
9 1 (2.13%) IronPort
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