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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 121 143 115
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -28
Permanent jobs citing VPN 498 429 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.45% 1.87% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.36% 8.82% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 394 357 436
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £52,650 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £34,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -6.52%
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
4382 4864 5288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.52% 21.22% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3346 3818 4259
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Surrey +45 130 £45,000 +45.16% 24
Berkshire +12 123 £45,500 +24.65% 12
Hampshire +8 98 £47,500 +66.66% 12
Buckinghamshire +21 46 £45,000 +38.46% 12
West Sussex +18 40 £42,500 +70.00% 4
East Sussex +33 28 £47,500 -14.79% 1
Oxfordshire +10 13 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Kent +3 10 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Middlesex -6 5 £33,000 -22.35% 1
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 608 (62.94%) Firewall
2 543 (56.21%) Cisco
3 396 (40.99%) Windows
4 393 (40.68%) WAN
5 383 (39.65%) Cisco Certification
6 380 (39.34%) LAN
7 327 (33.85%) VMware
8 298 (30.85%) Microsoft
9 276 (28.57%) CCNP
10 274 (28.36%) DNS
11 251 (25.98%) TCP/IP
12 249 (25.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 246 (25.47%) MPLS
14 207 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
15 200 (20.70%) Linux
16 199 (20.60%) ITIL
17 198 (20.50%) BGP
18 191 (19.77%) CCNA
19 181 (18.74%) Data Centre
20 179 (18.53%) Wireless
21 175 (18.12%) VLAN
22 173 (17.91%) Juniper
23 172 (17.81%) Active Directory
24 171 (17.70%) IPsec
25 166 (17.18%) MS Exchange
26 161 (16.67%) OSPF
27 157 (16.25%) SSL
28 155 (16.05%) VoIP
28 155 (16.05%) Telecoms
29 150 (15.53%) MS Excel

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 166 (17.18%) MS Exchange
2 93 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 78 (8.07%) IIS
4 59 (6.11%) Lync
5 39 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 36 (3.73%) Apache
7 33 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 31 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 28 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 24 (2.48%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.83%) SAS
11 8 (0.83%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.83%) IBM Notes
11 8 (0.83%) nginx
12 7 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.72%) Alfresco
12 7 (0.72%) WordPress
12 7 (0.72%) Drupal
12 7 (0.72%) CMS
13 5 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 150 (15.53%) MS Excel
2 116 (12.01%) MS Office
3 6 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) assyst
2 3 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.21%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.10%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.31%) IaaS
2 55 (5.69%) Cloud Computing
3 44 (4.55%) Office 365
4 32 (3.31%) SaaS
5 23 (2.38%) PaaS
6 17 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.10%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 608 (62.94%) Firewall
2 393 (40.68%) WAN
3 380 (39.34%) LAN
4 274 (28.36%) DNS
5 251 (25.98%) TCP/IP
6 246 (25.47%) MPLS
7 207 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
8 198 (20.50%) BGP
9 179 (18.53%) Wireless
10 175 (18.12%) VLAN
11 171 (17.70%) IPsec
12 161 (16.67%) OSPF
13 157 (16.25%) SSL
14 155 (16.05%) VoIP
15 141 (14.60%) SAN
16 137 (14.18%) DHCP
17 134 (13.87%) EIGRP
18 128 (13.25%) Network Security
19 98 (10.14%) Cisco Nexus
20 71 (7.35%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (2.38%) MySQL
5 19 (1.97%) DB2
6 17 (1.76%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.41%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.10%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.10%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.10%) Redis
10 1 (0.10%) Big Data
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (1.24%) Subversion
2 12 (1.24%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.72%) Maven
5 5 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.31%) Hudson
7 3 (0.31%) JIRA
8 1 (0.10%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.10%) Selenium
General
1 155 (16.05%) Telecoms
2 77 (7.97%) Finance
3 29 (3.00%) Marketing
4 27 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 23 (2.38%) Retail
6 14 (1.45%) Banking
7 13 (1.35%) Back Office
8 9 (0.93%) Electronics
9 5 (0.52%) Legal
10 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.41%) Advertising
11 3 (0.31%) Law
12 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.10%) Games
13 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 262 (27.12%) Network Engineer
2 146 (15.11%) Support Engineer
3 101 (10.46%) Senior Network Engineer
4 90 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 74 (7.66%) Analyst
6 55 (5.69%) Security Engineer
7 51 (5.28%) Systems Engineer
8 48 (4.97%) Administrator
9 46 (4.76%) Architect
10 42 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
11 37 (3.83%) Technical Engineer
12 35 (3.62%) Technical Support
12 35 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
13 34 (3.52%) Consultant
14 33 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
15 32 (3.31%) Support Analyst
16 28 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 28 (2.90%) Network Security Engineer
17 27 (2.80%) Service Analyst
18 26 (2.69%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.90%) HTML
2 27 (2.80%) MAPI
3 24 (2.48%) CSS
4 23 (2.38%) Web Services
5 14 (1.45%) LAMP
6 13 (1.35%) .NET
7 12 (1.24%) JTAPI
7 12 (1.24%) Ajax
7 12 (1.24%) TAPI
8 7 (0.72%) CCXML
8 7 (0.72%) VXML
9 6 (0.62%) XML
10 5 (0.52%) jQuery
11 4 (0.41%) ODBC
11 4 (0.41%) SOAP
12 3 (0.31%) XMPP
12 3 (0.31%) COM
13 2 (0.21%) X-Windows
13 2 (0.21%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.21%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 181 (18.74%) Data Centre
2 77 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (5.28%) Management Information System
4 46 (4.76%) Blackberry
5 37 (3.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 36 (3.73%) Computer Science
7 33 (3.42%) iPhone
8 32 (3.31%) Replication
9 24 (2.48%) BYOD
10 23 (2.38%) PKI
10 23 (2.38%) iSeries
11 20 (2.07%) Clustering
11 20 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
12 19 (1.97%) PDA
13 16 (1.66%) iPad
14 13 (1.35%) Statistics
15 10 (1.04%) IVR
16 9 (0.93%) EqualLogic
16 9 (0.93%) Public Cloud
17 7 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 396 (40.99%) Windows
2 200 (20.70%) Linux
3 129 (13.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 128 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 102 (10.56%) Windows 7
6 92 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 67 (6.94%) Windows XP
8 66 (6.83%) Windows 8
9 59 (6.11%) UNIX
10 28 (2.90%) CentOS
11 27 (2.80%) Android
12 23 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (2.28%) Ubuntu
13 22 (2.28%) Solaris
14 19 (1.97%) VMS
15 18 (1.86%) Windows Vista
16 16 (1.66%) Apple iOS
17 12 (1.24%) Mac OS X
18 10 (1.04%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.83%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (20.60%) ITIL
2 130 (13.46%) Load Balancing
3 93 (9.63%) Service Delivery
4 77 (7.97%) Migration
5 71 (7.35%) Incident Management
6 69 (7.14%) Network Design
7 63 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
8 57 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 50 (5.18%) Service Management
10 49 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (4.87%) Root Cause Analysis
12 43 (4.45%) Penetration Testing
13 42 (4.35%) Network Architecture
14 41 (4.24%) WAN Optimisation
14 41 (4.24%) Change Management
15 39 (4.04%) Project Management
16 36 (3.73%) DDoS Mitigation
16 36 (3.73%) Network Management
16 36 (3.73%) Risk Management
17 34 (3.52%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 124 (12.84%) SQL
2 48 (4.97%) PowerShell
3 39 (4.04%) Perl
4 28 (2.90%) Python
5 27 (2.80%) Java
6 20 (2.07%) PHP
6 20 (2.07%) Ruby
7 19 (1.97%) C
8 14 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 13 (1.35%) C++
9 13 (1.35%) JavaScript
10 11 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.83%) VB
12 7 (0.72%) C#
13 5 (0.52%) PHP5
13 5 (0.52%) VBScript
14 2 (0.21%) Tcl
14 2 (0.21%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.10%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 383 (39.65%) Cisco Certification
2 276 (28.57%) CCNP
3 191 (19.77%) CCNA
4 140 (14.49%) Degree
5 126 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 94 (9.73%) MCSE
7 62 (6.42%) Security Cleared
8 60 (6.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 59 (6.11%) CCIE
10 37 (3.83%) SC Cleared
11 31 (3.21%) CISSP
12 29 (3.00%) DV Cleared
13 27 (2.80%) MCITP
14 25 (2.59%) MCSA
15 24 (2.48%) CCDP
16 23 (2.38%) MCP
17 18 (1.86%) CEH
18 14 (1.45%) GIAC
19 12 (1.24%) JNCIS
20 11 (1.14%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (12.22%) SLA
2 26 (2.69%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.62%) QA
6 4 (0.41%) COBIT
6 4 (0.41%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.10%) FISMA
System Software
1 249 (25.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 172 (17.81%) Active Directory
3 95 (9.83%) Hyper-V
4 86 (8.90%) vSphere
5 41 (4.24%) XenApp
6 35 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (3.11%) vCloud
8 26 (2.69%) KVM
8 26 (2.69%) Terminal Server
9 18 (1.86%) Terminal Services
10 15 (1.55%) XenDesktop
10 15 (1.55%) VMware ESX
11 10 (1.04%) Firmware
12 8 (0.83%) Xen
13 7 (0.72%) Samba
14 5 (0.52%) FreeRADIUS
15 4 (0.41%) Ceph
15 4 (0.41%) iptables
16 3 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 3 (0.31%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 50 (5.18%) SCCM
2 43 (4.45%) Nagios
3 39 (4.04%) Backup Exec
4 28 (2.90%) Opsview
5 26 (2.69%) Cisco Prime
6 25 (2.59%) FortiGate
7 24 (2.48%) Cisco LMS
8 17 (1.76%) CiscoWorks
9 16 (1.66%) SCOM
10 14 (1.45%) Puppet
11 13 (1.35%) WSUS
12 12 (1.24%) DameWare
13 9 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (0.83%) cPanel
14 8 (0.83%) Plesk
15 7 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
15 7 (0.72%) Icinga
16 6 (0.62%) NetBackup
16 6 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
17 4 (0.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 543 (56.21%) Cisco
2 327 (33.85%) VMware
3 298 (30.85%) Microsoft
4 173 (17.91%) Juniper
5 136 (14.08%) F5
6 117 (12.11%) Citrix
6 117 (12.11%) CheckPoint
7 100 (10.35%) HP
8 71 (7.35%) Avaya
9 39 (4.04%) SolarWinds
10 38 (3.93%) Symantec
11 34 (3.52%) Dell
12 33 (3.42%) Apple
13 31 (3.21%) Aerohive Networks
14 28 (2.90%) 3PAR
15 26 (2.69%) IBM
16 23 (2.38%) Oracle
17 21 (2.17%) McAfee
18 20 (2.07%) Draytek
19 19 (1.97%) Riverbed
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £57,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 14 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 14 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £37000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 2 days ago