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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 126 141 137
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 1.08% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.57% 9.05% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 39
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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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
341 398 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.55% 11.92% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 222 247 293
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,550 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 September 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 September 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 +9 7 £31,000 +12.72% 2
West Lothian +6 7 £22,500 -
Edinburgh +15 3 £32,500 +62.50% 1
Fife +1 1 £31,500 +21.15%
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 36 (81.82%) Firewall
2 28 (63.64%) Cisco
3 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
4 21 (47.73%) Windows
5 19 (43.18%) VMware
6 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
7 17 (38.64%) LAN
8 16 (36.36%) WAN
9 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
10 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
10 12 (27.27%) Windows Server
11 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (25.00%) VoIP
11 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (25.00%) CCNA
12 10 (22.73%) SAN
12 10 (22.73%) DNS
12 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
12 10 (22.73%) Wireless
12 10 (22.73%) Load Balancing
12 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
13 9 (20.45%) Degree
13 9 (20.45%) Network Security
13 9 (20.45%) IPsec
13 9 (20.45%) Juniper
14 8 (18.18%) MPLS
14 8 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
14 8 (18.18%) SLA
14 8 (18.18%) DHCP

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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 (34.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (81.82%) Firewall
2 17 (38.64%) LAN
3 16 (36.36%) WAN
4 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 11 (25.00%) VoIP
6 10 (22.73%) DNS
6 10 (22.73%) SAN
6 10 (22.73%) Wireless
7 9 (20.45%) IPsec
7 9 (20.45%) Network Security
8 8 (18.18%) DHCP
8 8 (18.18%) MPLS
9 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (6.82%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (6.82%) Ethernet
10 3 (6.82%) FWSM
10 3 (6.82%) VLAN
11 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (4.55%) SSL
12 1 (2.27%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (2.27%) Banking
1 1 (2.27%) Games
1 1 (2.27%) Marketing
1 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Security Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Network Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) IT Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Blog
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Vista
5 6 (13.64%) Windows XP
6 5 (11.36%) Linux
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.27%) Unix
9 1 (2.27%) VMS
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Load Balancing
2 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
3 6 (13.64%) Anomaly Detection
3 6 (13.64%) Network Design
4 4 (9.09%) Change Management
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL
4 4 (9.09%) Network Management
5 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.55%) Line Management
6 2 (4.55%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.27%) Analytics
7 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.27%) CRM
7 1 (2.27%) Customer Insight
7 1 (2.27%) DevOps
7 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) Perl
3 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) CCNA
1 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.45%) Degree
3 4 (9.09%) CCNP
3 4 (9.09%) JNCIA
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.55%) MCSE
5 2 (4.55%) MCTS
6 1 (2.27%) CCA
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.27%) HND
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.27%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
2 18 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
5 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.55%) XenApp
6 1 (2.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (11.36%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.82%) SCCM
3 3 (6.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.27%) Iperf
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Cisco
2 19 (43.18%) VMware
3 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.45%) Juniper
5 8 (18.18%) F5
5 8 (18.18%) Nimsoft
6 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 6 (13.64%) Symantec
7 5 (11.36%) HP
8 4 (9.09%) SonicWALL
9 3 (6.82%) Citrix
9 3 (6.82%) Palo Alto
10 2 (4.55%) CommVault
10 2 (4.55%) IBM
10 2 (4.55%) NetApp
10 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.27%) Dell
11 1 (2.27%) Mitel
11 1 (2.27%) Veeam
11 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard
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