The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 109 147 120
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -27
Permanent jobs citing VPN 431 490 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.66% 2.28% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.04% 11.54% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 392 414 409
Median salary £45,000 £43,173 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.23% +12.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3579 4245 4969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.10% 19.75% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2861 3512 3706
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the South East region.

VPN Salary Trend in the South East

VPN
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 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
Berkshire -6 91 £60,000 +14.28% 8
Hampshire +25 84 £45,000 +2.85% 15
Surrey -19 78 £38,000 -9.52% 15
Kent +43 48 £42,500 +57.40%
Buckinghamshire +17 46 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Oxfordshire +32 41 £40,000 -5.58% 4
West Sussex +10 19 £50,000 +17.64% 1
East Sussex +31 13 £34,000 +47.82% 1
Middlesex +6 6 £50,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £107,500 -
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 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 South East region with a requirement for VPN.

1 550 (66.27%) Cisco
2 486 (58.55%) Firewall
3 423 (50.96%) Cisco Certification
4 344 (41.45%) CCNP
5 322 (38.80%) Windows
6 263 (31.69%) WAN
7 256 (30.84%) LAN
8 243 (29.28%) VMware
9 238 (28.67%) CCNA
10 227 (27.35%) DNS
11 225 (27.11%) MPLS
12 215 (25.90%) Linux
13 202 (24.34%) ITIL
14 189 (22.77%) Active Directory
15 184 (22.17%) TCP/IP
16 181 (21.81%) Microsoft
17 180 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
18 176 (21.20%) Cisco ASA
19 171 (20.60%) CheckPoint
20 155 (18.67%) Windows Server
21 154 (18.55%) Wireless
22 153 (18.43%) Telecoms
23 149 (17.95%) BGP
24 148 (17.83%) VoIP
25 147 (17.71%) VLAN
26 141 (16.99%) Juniper
27 138 (16.63%) OSPF
28 136 (16.39%) IPsec
29 135 (16.27%) Network Security
30 129 (15.54%) Data Centre

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 70 (8.43%) MS Exchange
2 30 (3.61%) Skype for Business
3 26 (3.13%) IIS
4 19 (2.29%) Apache
5 16 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.20%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.72%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.48%) nginx
12 4 (0.48%) SAS
13 3 (0.36%) JBoss
14 2 (0.24%) Drupal
15 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 102 (12.29%) MS Excel
2 74 (8.92%) MS Office
3 29 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.48%) MS Project
7 2 (0.24%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.36%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (5.90%) Office 365
2 38 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (2.53%) SaaS
5 18 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (2.05%) IaaS
7 14 (1.69%) PaaS
8 3 (0.36%) Heroku
8 3 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.36%) SoftLayer
8 3 (0.36%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (0.24%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.12%) G Suite
10 1 (0.12%) Linode
10 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 486 (58.55%) Firewall
2 263 (31.69%) WAN
3 256 (30.84%) LAN
4 227 (27.35%) DNS
5 225 (27.11%) MPLS
6 184 (22.17%) TCP/IP
7 176 (21.20%) Cisco ASA
8 154 (18.55%) Wireless
9 149 (17.95%) BGP
10 148 (17.83%) VoIP
11 147 (17.71%) VLAN
12 138 (16.63%) OSPF
13 136 (16.39%) IPsec
14 135 (16.27%) Network Security
15 121 (14.58%) DHCP
16 112 (13.49%) SAN
17 107 (12.89%) SSL
18 99 (11.93%) Cisco Nexus
19 81 (9.76%) Internet
20 52 (6.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.41%) Relational Database
3 17 (2.05%) Oracle Database
4 13 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.08%) MySQL
5 9 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.36%) Cognos Impromptu
7 3 (0.36%) Redis
8 2 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.24%) Big Data
8 2 (0.24%) GIS
8 2 (0.24%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.72%) Android Studio
3 4 (0.48%) Grunt
3 4 (0.48%) Jasmine
3 4 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (0.48%) webpack
4 3 (0.36%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.36%) Subversion
4 3 (0.36%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.24%) Ant
5 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.24%) Maven
5 2 (0.24%) RSpec
5 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.24%) Trac
6 1 (0.12%) JIRA
General
1 153 (18.43%) Telecoms
2 118 (14.22%) Finance
3 44 (5.30%) Marketing
4 20 (2.41%) Back Office
5 18 (2.17%) Banking
6 16 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (1.93%) Retail
7 15 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.45%) Electronics
9 10 (1.20%) Legal
10 8 (0.96%) Games
11 6 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.24%) Advertising
12 2 (0.24%) Billing
12 2 (0.24%) Front Office
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 259 (31.20%) Network Engineer
2 115 (13.86%) Support Engineer
3 95 (11.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 92 (11.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 85 (10.24%) Analyst
5 85 (10.24%) Network Support
6 83 (10.00%) Security Engineer
7 72 (8.67%) Architect
8 58 (6.99%) Network Support Engineer
9 53 (6.39%) Network Security Engineer
10 48 (5.78%) Network Architect
11 43 (5.18%) Administrator
11 43 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 43 (5.18%) Network Analyst
12 42 (5.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 42 (5.06%) Cisco Support
12 42 (5.06%) Consultant
13 40 (4.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 37 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
15 36 (4.34%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.45%) 802.1X
1 12 (1.45%) CSS
1 12 (1.45%) HTML
1 12 (1.45%) Web Services
2 11 (1.33%) J2EE
2 11 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 10 (1.20%) Spring
4 7 (0.84%) iBATIS
4 7 (0.84%) jQuery
4 7 (0.84%) XML
5 6 (0.72%) .NET
6 5 (0.60%) OAuth2
6 5 (0.60%) OpenID
6 5 (0.60%) SAML
7 4 (0.48%) AngularJS
7 4 (0.48%) React
8 3 (0.36%) Ajax
8 3 (0.36%) Grails
9 2 (0.24%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 129 (15.54%) Data Centre
2 63 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (5.54%) PKI
4 36 (4.34%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.25%) Statistics
6 20 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.29%) Blackberry
8 17 (2.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 11 (1.33%) FMCG
9 11 (1.33%) iPad
9 11 (1.33%) Visualisation
10 9 (1.08%) e-Learning
10 9 (1.08%) iSeries
10 9 (1.08%) Mainframe
11 8 (0.96%) Replication
12 7 (0.84%) iPhone
12 7 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
13 6 (0.72%) Cryptography
13 6 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 322 (38.80%) Windows
2 215 (25.90%) Linux
3 155 (18.67%) Windows Server
4 104 (12.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 101 (12.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (6.99%) Windows 7
7 48 (5.78%) Unix
8 44 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (4.10%) Windows 10
11 31 (3.73%) Windows 8
12 29 (3.49%) Windows XP
13 28 (3.37%) CentOS
14 22 (2.65%) Solaris
15 16 (1.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 15 (1.81%) Android
17 13 (1.57%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.96%) Apple iOS
19 6 (0.72%) Debian
20 4 (0.48%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (24.34%) ITIL
2 90 (10.84%) Network Design
3 66 (7.95%) Presales
4 55 (6.63%) Change Control
5 54 (6.51%) Change Management
6 53 (6.39%) Service Delivery
7 50 (6.02%) Information Security
8 49 (5.90%) Network Management
8 49 (5.90%) Project Management
9 46 (5.54%) Service Management
10 43 (5.18%) Coaching
10 43 (5.18%) Load Balancing
11 38 (4.58%) Network Monitoring
12 37 (4.46%) Problem Management
13 36 (4.34%) Security Architecture
14 35 (4.22%) Migration
15 34 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
16 32 (3.86%) High Availability
17 29 (3.49%) Mentoring
18 26 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 55 (6.63%) SQL
2 36 (4.34%) Python
3 31 (3.73%) C
4 22 (2.65%) Bash Shell
5 20 (2.41%) JavaScript
5 20 (2.41%) PowerShell
5 20 (2.41%) Ruby
6 16 (1.93%) C++
6 16 (1.93%) Perl
7 15 (1.81%) Java
8 13 (1.57%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.84%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.48%) C#
11 3 (0.36%) PHP
12 2 (0.24%) VBScript
13 1 (0.12%) Tcl
13 1 (0.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 423 (50.96%) Cisco Certification
2 344 (41.45%) CCNP
3 238 (28.67%) CCNA
4 90 (10.84%) CCIE
5 74 (8.92%) Degree
6 58 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 51 (6.14%) CCDP
8 48 (5.78%) Security Cleared
9 46 (5.54%) MCSE
10 41 (4.94%) SC Cleared
11 37 (4.46%) CCSE
12 27 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 21 (2.53%) CCDA
14 19 (2.29%) MCP
15 18 (2.17%) CCIP
15 18 (2.17%) CCSP
15 18 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
15 18 (2.17%) MCITP
16 15 (1.81%) CCVP
16 15 (1.81%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (10.00%) SLA
2 23 (2.77%) PCI DSS
2 23 (2.77%) QA
3 16 (1.93%) FISMA
4 15 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.45%) HIPAA
6 9 (1.08%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.36%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.12%) SDET
System Software
1 189 (22.77%) Active Directory
2 180 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (11.69%) Hyper-V
4 44 (5.30%) vSphere
5 35 (4.22%) vCloud
6 33 (3.98%) Firmware
7 16 (1.93%) VMware ESX
8 15 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 13 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (1.33%) ProxySG
11 9 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
11 9 (1.08%) XenApp
11 9 (1.08%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.96%) Terminal Server
12 8 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.60%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 5 (0.60%) Snort
14 4 (0.48%) Docker
14 4 (0.48%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (3.98%) Nagios
2 26 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 21 (2.53%) Puppet
3 21 (2.53%) SCCM
4 19 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (1.81%) FortiGate
5 15 (1.81%) SCOM
6 13 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (1.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 10 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
9 9 (1.08%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.84%) AirWatch
10 7 (0.84%) Opsview
11 6 (0.72%) DameWare
12 5 (0.60%) Backup Exec
12 5 (0.60%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.60%) QRadar
12 5 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.36%) TrustSec
13 3 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 550 (66.27%) Cisco
2 243 (29.28%) VMware
3 181 (21.81%) Microsoft
4 171 (20.60%) CheckPoint
5 141 (16.99%) Juniper
6 105 (12.65%) F5
7 91 (10.96%) Palo Alto
8 60 (7.23%) Avaya
9 43 (5.18%) Citrix
10 41 (4.94%) Extreme Networks
11 38 (4.58%) HP
12 36 (4.34%) SolarWinds
13 35 (4.22%) Huawei
14 34 (4.10%) Brocade
15 31 (3.73%) Riverbed
16 28 (3.37%) Blue Coat
17 26 (3.13%) Mitel
18 25 (3.01%) Oracle
19 24 (2.89%) IBM
19 24 (2.89%) NetApp
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