The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 129 136 147
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 34 44 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.07% 1.09% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.48% 9.87% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 15
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £24,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £35,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
401 446 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.63% 11.05% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 250 343 251
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £27,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +14 18 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Edinburgh +14 10 £25,250 -15.83%
West Lothian +1 2 £26,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £29,500 -
Fife +4 1 - -
Dundee -2 1 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 33 (70.21%) Windows
2 30 (63.83%) Firewall
3 29 (61.70%) Cisco
4 24 (51.06%) Active Directory
5 23 (48.94%) DHCP
6 22 (46.81%) WAN
7 21 (44.68%) VMware
8 20 (42.55%) LAN
9 18 (38.30%) MS Exchange
9 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
9 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (36.17%) vSphere
10 17 (36.17%) DNS
11 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
11 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (31.91%) SAN
12 15 (31.91%) CheckPoint
13 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (27.66%) CCNA
14 13 (27.66%) ITIL
14 13 (27.66%) Wireless
14 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
15 11 (23.40%) HP
15 11 (23.40%) Citrix
16 9 (19.15%) SSL
16 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
16 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (19.15%) Cisco ASA

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (38.30%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (12.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.26%) IIS
6 2 (4.26%) Apache
7 1 (2.13%) WorkSite
7 1 (2.13%) nginx
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.26%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (63.83%) Firewall
2 23 (48.94%) DHCP
3 22 (46.81%) WAN
4 20 (42.55%) LAN
5 17 (36.17%) DNS
6 15 (31.91%) SAN
7 13 (27.66%) Wireless
8 9 (19.15%) SSL
8 9 (19.15%) Network Security
8 9 (19.15%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (17.02%) VLAN
10 7 (14.89%) EIGRP
10 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
10 7 (14.89%) HSRP
11 6 (12.77%) MPLS
11 6 (12.77%) TACACS
12 5 (10.64%) IPsec
12 5 (10.64%) WLAN
12 5 (10.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (8.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) MySQL
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (12.77%) Back Office
1 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Law
3 2 (4.26%) Advertising
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Team Leader
3 6 (12.77%) IT Support
4 5 (10.64%) Security Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Operations Team Leader
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (4.26%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) IT Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) COM
1 1 (2.13%) XML
1 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.26%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
3 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (70.21%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
6 7 (14.89%) Linux
7 3 (6.38%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.26%) CentOS
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.13%) Solaris
9 1 (2.13%) UNIX
9 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
3 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (8.51%) CRM
5 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.26%) ERP
6 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.13%) BCP
7 1 (2.13%) Service Management
7 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.13%) Migration
7 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.13%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.13%) Content Management
7 1 (2.13%) Network Design
7 1 (2.13%) IT Governance
7 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.13%) Perl
2 1 (2.13%) PHP
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VBA
2 1 (2.13%) Python
2 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (27.66%) CCNA
3 8 (17.02%) CCNP
4 6 (12.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.51%) MCSE
7 3 (6.38%) MCITP
8 2 (4.26%) Degree
9 1 (2.13%) MCDST
9 1 (2.13%) MCP
9 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.13%) PMP
9 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.13%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (51.06%) Active Directory
2 17 (36.17%) vSphere
3 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (19.15%) XenApp
5 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.26%) NFS
6 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.13%) UAG
7 1 (2.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) SCCM
1 8 (17.02%) SCOM
2 7 (14.89%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (12.77%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.13%) Cacti
4 1 (2.13%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) Nagios
4 1 (2.13%) ZENworks
4 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) Cisco
2 21 (44.68%) VMware
3 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
4 15 (31.91%) CheckPoint
5 11 (23.40%) HP
5 11 (23.40%) Citrix
6 8 (17.02%) McAfee
6 8 (17.02%) F5
7 7 (14.89%) Riverbed
7 7 (14.89%) SolarWinds
8 6 (12.77%) Fortinet
9 4 (8.51%) Mitel
10 3 (6.38%) Juniper
11 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
11 2 (4.26%) Apple
11 2 (4.26%) Google
12 1 (2.13%) Websense
12 1 (2.13%) BT
12 1 (2.13%) Dell
12 1 (2.13%) EMC
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 26 days ago