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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 119 118 153
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +35
Permanent jobs citing VPN 491 505 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.69% 2.46% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.75% 11.32% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 421 398 359
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,900 £61,500 £52,550
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
VPN
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
3850 4462 4932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.10% 21.70% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3146 3410 3861
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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

VPN
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 31 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in the South East

VPN
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 31 May 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 +34 164 £48,750 +7.14% 8
Hampshire +9 101 £35,000 -26.31% 6
Surrey -33 87 £45,000 +2.27% 6
Buckinghamshire +13 35 £36,500 -18.88% 6
Oxfordshire +12 30 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Kent +21 25 £37,000 +23.33% 2
East Sussex +11 24 £45,000 -5.26%
West Sussex -24 20 £60,000 +41.17%
Middlesex +5 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £60,000 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 602 (61.87%) Firewall
2 521 (53.55%) Cisco
3 439 (45.12%) Windows
4 375 (38.54%) WAN
5 372 (38.23%) Cisco Certification
6 325 (33.40%) Microsoft
7 320 (32.89%) LAN
8 315 (32.37%) VMware
9 288 (29.60%) Active Directory
10 267 (27.44%) Linux
11 263 (27.03%) DNS
12 258 (26.52%) CCNP
13 256 (26.31%) TCP/IP
14 249 (25.59%) Windows Server
15 243 (24.97%) CCNA
16 231 (23.74%) Juniper
17 220 (22.61%) MPLS
18 206 (21.17%) VMware Infrastructure
19 199 (20.45%) Data Centre
20 187 (19.22%) SSL
21 182 (18.71%) Wireless
22 181 (18.60%) BGP
22 181 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
23 180 (18.50%) MS Exchange
24 174 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
25 173 (17.78%) VoIP
26 169 (17.37%) SAN
26 169 (17.37%) CheckPoint
27 162 (16.65%) MS Excel
28 159 (16.34%) IPsec

VPN
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
1 180 (18.50%) MS Exchange
2 78 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (6.37%) IIS
4 42 (4.32%) SharePoint
5 41 (4.21%) Skype for Business
6 32 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 21 (2.16%) nginx
9 20 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (1.54%) Tomcat
13 10 (1.03%) Apache
13 10 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.62%) SAS
15 4 (0.41%) JBoss
15 4 (0.41%) Node.js
15 4 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.31%) Confluence
16 3 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 162 (16.65%) MS Excel
2 137 (14.08%) MS Office
3 15 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.31%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.21%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.10%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 92 (9.46%) Office 365
2 39 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (2.26%) SaaS
5 13 (1.34%) IaaS
6 10 (1.03%) SoftLayer
6 10 (1.03%) Sumo Logic
7 8 (0.82%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.21%) Heroku
10 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 602 (61.87%) Firewall
2 375 (38.54%) WAN
3 320 (32.89%) LAN
4 263 (27.03%) DNS
5 256 (26.31%) TCP/IP
6 220 (22.61%) MPLS
7 187 (19.22%) SSL
8 182 (18.71%) Wireless
9 181 (18.60%) BGP
9 181 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
10 173 (17.78%) VoIP
11 169 (17.37%) SAN
12 159 (16.34%) IPsec
13 157 (16.14%) Network Security
14 155 (15.93%) OSPF
15 143 (14.70%) DHCP
16 135 (13.87%) VLAN
17 93 (9.56%) Internet
18 71 (7.30%) Cisco Nexus
19 64 (6.58%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.39%) MySQL
3 16 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (1.34%) MongoDB
6 9 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.62%) Cognos Impromptu
9 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.31%) Big Data
10 3 (0.31%) GIS
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.10%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.10%) Redis
12 1 (0.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.44%) JIRA
4 11 (1.13%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.62%) JUnit
5 6 (0.62%) PHPUnit
6 5 (0.51%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.41%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.41%) Subversion
8 3 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.21%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.21%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.21%) RSpec
9 2 (0.21%) Selenium
10 1 (0.10%) Ant
10 1 (0.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 120 (12.33%) Telecoms
2 83 (8.53%) Finance
3 36 (3.70%) Marketing
4 25 (2.57%) Manufacturing
5 22 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 22 (2.26%) Retail
6 15 (1.54%) Electronics
7 13 (1.34%) Banking
8 9 (0.92%) Advertising
9 7 (0.72%) Legal
10 6 (0.62%) Brand Awareness
11 4 (0.41%) Automotive
11 4 (0.41%) German Language
11 4 (0.41%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.31%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.31%) Billing
13 1 (0.10%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.10%) Back Office
13 1 (0.10%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 281 (28.88%) Network Engineer
2 118 (12.13%) Support Engineer
3 116 (11.92%) Cisco Engineer
4 106 (10.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 92 (9.46%) Administrator
6 90 (9.25%) Analyst
7 88 (9.04%) Consultant
8 73 (7.50%) Security Engineer
9 58 (5.96%) IT Support
10 55 (5.65%) Support Analyst
10 55 (5.65%) Systems Administrator
11 53 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
12 52 (5.34%) IT Engineer
13 51 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 50 (5.14%) Network Security Engineer
15 48 (4.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 48 (4.93%) Network Consultant
16 47 (4.83%) Network Support
17 46 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support
18 40 (4.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.36%) 802.1X
2 19 (1.95%) Web Services
3 15 (1.54%) LAMP
4 14 (1.44%) HTML
4 14 (1.44%) LEMP Stack
5 13 (1.34%) CSS
5 13 (1.34%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (1.34%) SOAP
6 12 (1.23%) Spring
7 10 (1.03%) Grails
8 9 (0.92%) REST
9 7 (0.72%) XML
10 6 (0.62%) Laravel
10 6 (0.62%) Symfony
11 5 (0.51%) .NET
12 3 (0.31%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (0.31%) Sensu
12 3 (0.31%) XMPP
13 2 (0.21%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 199 (20.45%) Data Centre
2 94 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (4.42%) Clustering
4 39 (4.01%) PKI
5 31 (3.19%) Blackberry
5 31 (3.19%) Private Cloud
6 30 (3.08%) Computer Science
7 29 (2.98%) Management Information System
8 24 (2.47%) EqualLogic
9 20 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
10 19 (1.95%) Replication
11 17 (1.75%) FMCG
12 16 (1.64%) iPad
13 13 (1.34%) iPhone
13 13 (1.34%) Visualisation
14 12 (1.23%) IPTV
14 12 (1.23%) Statistics
15 10 (1.03%) Algorithms
15 10 (1.03%) Cryptography
16 8 (0.82%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 439 (45.12%) Windows
2 267 (27.44%) Linux
3 249 (25.59%) Windows Server
4 174 (17.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 151 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 104 (10.69%) Windows 7
7 50 (5.14%) Unix
8 38 (3.91%) Windows 8
9 36 (3.70%) Windows XP
10 31 (3.19%) Windows 10
11 26 (2.67%) Android
12 25 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (2.06%) Solaris
14 19 (1.95%) Ubuntu
15 17 (1.75%) Apple iOS
16 16 (1.64%) CentOS
17 15 (1.54%) Mac OS
17 15 (1.54%) Mac OS X
18 13 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 9 (0.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (16.24%) ITIL
2 99 (10.17%) Load Balancing
2 99 (10.17%) Network Design
3 75 (7.71%) Presales
4 61 (6.27%) Network Architecture
5 57 (5.86%) Network Monitoring
6 56 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 54 (5.55%) Migration
8 52 (5.34%) Project Management
9 47 (4.83%) Information Security
10 36 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
11 35 (3.60%) High Availability
12 33 (3.39%) Service Delivery
13 30 (3.08%) Mentoring
14 29 (2.98%) Network Management
15 26 (2.67%) Change Control
15 26 (2.67%) Kalman Filter
15 26 (2.67%) Product Management
16 25 (2.57%) Change Management
16 25 (2.57%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 68 (6.99%) SQL
2 40 (4.11%) Bash Shell
3 30 (3.08%) PowerShell
3 30 (3.08%) Python
4 26 (2.67%) PHP
5 14 (1.44%) JavaScript
5 14 (1.44%) Ruby
5 14 (1.44%) Shell Script
6 13 (1.34%) C
7 12 (1.23%) Java
7 12 (1.23%) Perl
8 11 (1.13%) Tcl
9 6 (0.62%) PHP 5
10 4 (0.41%) C++
11 2 (0.21%) C#
12 1 (0.10%) VB
12 1 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 372 (38.23%) Cisco Certification
2 258 (26.52%) CCNP
3 243 (24.97%) CCNA
4 114 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 92 (9.46%) Degree
5 92 (9.46%) MCSE
6 70 (7.19%) CCIE
6 70 (7.19%) Security Cleared
7 59 (6.06%) MCITP
8 58 (5.96%) SC Cleared
9 45 (4.62%) CCSP
10 44 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 42 (4.32%) MCP
12 34 (3.49%) CCSA
13 32 (3.29%) MCSA
14 30 (3.08%) JNCIA
14 30 (3.08%) JNCIP
15 23 (2.36%) CCSE
16 22 (2.26%) CCDP
17 20 (2.06%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.62%) SLA
2 44 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.54%) FISMA
4 12 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.82%) QA
6 4 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.31%) COBIT
7 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) GPG13
8 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.10%) SAS 70
System Software
1 288 (29.60%) Active Directory
2 206 (21.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (10.79%) Hyper-V
4 48 (4.93%) vSphere
5 27 (2.77%) XenApp
6 23 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (2.26%) Terminal Services
8 20 (2.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 14 (1.44%) Docker
9 14 (1.44%) Firmware
10 13 (1.34%) Squid
11 12 (1.23%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (0.82%) vCloud
13 5 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.51%) XenServer
14 4 (0.41%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.41%) NDS
14 4 (0.41%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 4 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (4.32%) Nagios
2 38 (3.91%) WSUS
3 32 (3.29%) Backup Exec
4 25 (2.57%) Puppet
5 20 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 20 (2.06%) SCCM
6 18 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
8 14 (1.44%) Cisco UCCX
9 12 (1.23%) HAProxy
10 11 (1.13%) OpenView
11 10 (1.03%) Opsview
11 10 (1.03%) SELinux
12 9 (0.92%) Cacti
12 9 (0.92%) SCOM
13 8 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (0.72%) FortiGate
14 7 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
15 6 (0.62%) SmokePing
16 4 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 521 (53.55%) Cisco
2 325 (33.40%) Microsoft
3 315 (32.37%) VMware
4 231 (23.74%) Juniper
5 169 (17.37%) CheckPoint
6 119 (12.23%) Citrix
7 116 (11.92%) F5
8 54 (5.55%) Palo Alto
9 48 (4.93%) HP
10 41 (4.21%) Dell
11 31 (3.19%) Symantec
12 30 (3.08%) SolarWinds
13 29 (2.98%) Fortinet
14 28 (2.88%) Avaya
15 24 (2.47%) Riverbed
16 23 (2.36%) Sophos
17 20 (2.06%) Apple
18 19 (1.95%) Ericsson
18 19 (1.95%) IBM
18 19 (1.95%) Redback
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