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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 121 149 115
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -34
Permanent jobs citing VPN 523 431 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.46% 1.88% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.55% 8.77% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 441 363 436
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
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
4527 4916 5230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 21.40% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3541 3854 4160
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +42 178 £42,500 +21.42% 11
Berkshire -25 104 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Hampshire +29 101 £47,500 +26.66% 12
West Sussex +16 47 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 41 £47,500 +59.66% 8
East Sussex +22 17 £48,750 +39.28% 3
Oxfordshire +8 17 £40,000 -3.61% 3
Middlesex 0 8 £36,500 -27.00% 1
Kent -4 8 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 667 (65.97%) Firewall
2 585 (57.86%) Cisco
3 449 (44.41%) WAN
4 443 (43.82%) LAN
5 433 (42.83%) Windows
6 392 (38.77%) Cisco Certification
7 362 (35.81%) VMware
8 318 (31.45%) DNS
9 298 (29.48%) Microsoft
10 271 (26.81%) CCNP
11 269 (26.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 248 (24.53%) MPLS
13 244 (24.13%) TCP/IP
14 220 (21.76%) Cisco ASA
15 215 (21.27%) Active Directory
16 211 (20.87%) BGP
17 208 (20.57%) ITIL
18 205 (20.28%) Data Centre
19 203 (20.08%) IPsec
20 198 (19.58%) CCNA
21 196 (19.39%) Linux
22 185 (18.30%) Wireless
23 180 (17.80%) MS Exchange
24 175 (17.31%) VLAN
25 172 (17.01%) Telecoms
25 172 (17.01%) Juniper
25 172 (17.01%) VoIP
26 170 (16.82%) OSPF
27 167 (16.52%) SSL
28 162 (16.02%) SAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 180 (17.80%) MS Exchange
2 108 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 96 (9.50%) IIS
4 65 (6.43%) Lync
5 40 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (3.07%) Apache
8 30 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 28 (2.77%) SharePoint
10 23 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 19 (1.88%) IBM Notes
12 16 (1.58%) Lotus Domino
13 9 (0.89%) SAS
14 8 (0.79%) CMS
14 8 (0.79%) Drupal
14 8 (0.79%) Alfresco
14 8 (0.79%) WordPress
15 7 (0.69%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.69%) nginx
16 6 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 143 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 122 (12.07%) MS Office
3 8 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.40%) assyst
3 3 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.20%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.20%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.099%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.099%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.64%) Cloud Computing
2 54 (5.34%) Office 365
3 46 (4.55%) IaaS
4 28 (2.77%) SaaS
5 18 (1.78%) PaaS
6 16 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.099%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.099%) Nimbula
8 1 (0.099%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.099%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 667 (65.97%) Firewall
2 449 (44.41%) WAN
3 443 (43.82%) LAN
4 318 (31.45%) DNS
5 248 (24.53%) MPLS
6 244 (24.13%) TCP/IP
7 220 (21.76%) Cisco ASA
8 211 (20.87%) BGP
9 203 (20.08%) IPsec
10 185 (18.30%) Wireless
11 175 (17.31%) VLAN
12 172 (17.01%) VoIP
13 170 (16.82%) OSPF
14 167 (16.52%) SSL
15 162 (16.02%) SAN
16 148 (14.64%) DHCP
17 143 (14.14%) Network Security
18 135 (13.35%) EIGRP
19 101 (9.99%) Cisco Nexus
20 100 (9.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (2.18%) MySQL
5 16 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (1.38%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.38%) DB2
7 12 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.40%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.099%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.099%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.099%) Redis
9 1 (0.099%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 14 (1.38%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.29%) Subversion
4 10 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.69%) Maven
6 4 (0.40%) JIRA
7 3 (0.30%) Hudson
8 1 (0.099%) WinDbg
General
1 172 (17.01%) Telecoms
2 105 (10.39%) Finance
3 36 (3.56%) Marketing
4 31 (3.07%) Manufacturing
5 24 (2.37%) Retail
6 16 (1.58%) Back Office
7 14 (1.38%) Banking
8 11 (1.09%) Electronics
8 11 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.40%) Advertising
10 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.30%) Law
10 3 (0.30%) Legal
11 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.099%) Billing
12 1 (0.099%) Games
12 1 (0.099%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 278 (27.50%) Network Engineer
2 154 (15.23%) Support Engineer
3 98 (9.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 79 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 69 (6.82%) Analyst
6 66 (6.53%) Administrator
6 66 (6.53%) Security Engineer
7 62 (6.13%) Architect
8 50 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 48 (4.75%) Systems Administrator
10 46 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
11 35 (3.46%) Network Security Engineer
12 34 (3.36%) Support Analyst
12 34 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support
12 34 (3.36%) Technical Engineer
13 33 (3.26%) Network Support
14 32 (3.17%) Network Architect
15 31 (3.07%) Network Support Engineer
15 31 (3.07%) Consultant
16 29 (2.87%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.87%) Web Services
2 27 (2.67%) HTML
3 26 (2.57%) CSS
4 20 (1.98%) MAPI
5 18 (1.78%) JTAPI
5 18 (1.78%) .NET
5 18 (1.78%) TAPI
6 14 (1.38%) Ajax
7 13 (1.29%) CCXML
7 13 (1.29%) VXML
8 11 (1.09%) LAMP
9 5 (0.49%) XML
10 4 (0.40%) ODBC
10 4 (0.40%) SOAP
11 3 (0.30%) SAP Basis
11 3 (0.30%) COM
11 3 (0.30%) XMPP
12 2 (0.20%) FreeSWITCH
12 2 (0.20%) RESTful
12 2 (0.20%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 205 (20.28%) Data Centre
2 79 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 43 (4.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 42 (4.15%) Management Information System
6 38 (3.76%) Replication
7 33 (3.26%) PKI
8 30 (2.97%) Clustering
8 30 (2.97%) Computer Science
9 28 (2.77%) iPhone
10 25 (2.47%) IVR
11 21 (2.08%) BYOD
12 20 (1.98%) iSeries
12 20 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
13 17 (1.68%) EqualLogic
14 16 (1.58%) iPad
15 15 (1.48%) PDA
16 13 (1.29%) Statistics
17 9 (0.89%) Public Cloud
18 8 (0.79%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 433 (42.83%) Windows
2 196 (19.39%) Linux
3 146 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 143 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 101 (9.99%) Windows 7
6 97 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 60 (5.93%) UNIX
8 56 (5.54%) Windows 8
9 54 (5.34%) Windows XP
10 25 (2.47%) CentOS
11 24 (2.37%) Android
11 24 (2.37%) Ubuntu
12 19 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (1.58%) Solaris
14 14 (1.38%) VMS
15 13 (1.29%) Mac OS X
16 12 (1.19%) Windows Vista
16 12 (1.19%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.89%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (20.57%) ITIL
2 154 (15.23%) Load Balancing
3 80 (7.91%) Incident Management
3 80 (7.91%) Service Delivery
4 73 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 72 (7.12%) Migration
6 71 (7.02%) Network Design
7 62 (6.13%) Network Monitoring
8 55 (5.44%) Information Security
9 49 (4.85%) Risk Management
9 49 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 46 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (4.55%) Project Management
11 42 (4.15%) Network Management
12 41 (4.06%) Service Management
13 38 (3.76%) Change Management
13 38 (3.76%) Capacity Planning
14 36 (3.56%) Configuration Management
14 36 (3.56%) Penetration Testing
15 35 (3.46%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 112 (11.08%) SQL
2 53 (5.24%) Perl
3 46 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 36 (3.56%) Python
5 30 (2.97%) Java
6 25 (2.47%) Ruby
7 23 (2.27%) C
8 18 (1.78%) PHP
9 16 (1.58%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.48%) JavaScript
10 15 (1.48%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.79%) VB
12 7 (0.69%) C++
13 5 (0.49%) Tcl
14 4 (0.40%) VBScript
15 3 (0.30%) C#
16 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.099%) PHP5
17 1 (0.099%) Go
Qualifications
1 392 (38.77%) Cisco Certification
2 271 (26.81%) CCNP
3 198 (19.58%) CCNA
4 134 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 129 (12.76%) Degree
6 97 (9.59%) MCSE
7 63 (6.23%) CCIE
8 59 (5.84%) Security Cleared
9 56 (5.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 36 (3.56%) MCSA
10 36 (3.56%) MCITP
11 33 (3.26%) SC Cleared
12 29 (2.87%) MCP
13 28 (2.77%) CISSP
14 26 (2.57%) DV Cleared
15 23 (2.27%) CCDP
16 22 (2.18%) CEH
17 19 (1.88%) GIAC
18 18 (1.78%) Check Point Certification
19 13 (1.29%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (10.98%) SLA
2 35 (3.46%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.59%) QA
4 6 (0.59%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.099%) COBIT
6 1 (0.099%) FISMA
System Software
1 269 (26.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 215 (21.27%) Active Directory
3 109 (10.78%) Hyper-V
4 84 (8.31%) vSphere
5 63 (6.23%) XenApp
6 53 (5.24%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (2.87%) vCloud
8 26 (2.57%) KVM
9 22 (2.18%) Terminal Services
10 20 (1.98%) VMware ESX
10 20 (1.98%) Terminal Server
11 18 (1.78%) XenDesktop
12 17 (1.68%) Firmware
13 8 (0.79%) Xen
14 7 (0.69%) Samba
15 6 (0.59%) XenServer
16 5 (0.49%) FreeRADIUS
17 4 (0.40%) Ceph
17 4 (0.40%) iptables
17 4 (0.40%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 66 (6.53%) SCCM
2 52 (5.14%) Backup Exec
3 43 (4.25%) Nagios
4 36 (3.56%) FortiGate
5 27 (2.67%) Opsview
6 22 (2.18%) SCOM
7 21 (2.08%) WSUS
7 21 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
8 20 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
9 19 (1.88%) Cisco LMS
9 19 (1.88%) CiscoWorks
10 17 (1.68%) Puppet
10 17 (1.68%) Cisco UCCX
11 12 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (0.89%) DameWare
13 8 (0.79%) Plesk
13 8 (0.79%) cPanel
14 7 (0.69%) SELinux
14 7 (0.69%) Icinga
15 6 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 585 (57.86%) Cisco
2 362 (35.81%) VMware
3 298 (29.48%) Microsoft
4 172 (17.01%) Juniper
5 140 (13.85%) CheckPoint
6 139 (13.75%) F5
7 135 (13.35%) Citrix
8 96 (9.50%) Avaya
9 94 (9.30%) HP
10 45 (4.45%) Dell
11 41 (4.06%) Symantec
11 41 (4.06%) SolarWinds
12 32 (3.17%) Aerohive Networks
13 30 (2.97%) Apple
14 25 (2.47%) Fortinet
15 24 (2.37%) 3PAR
16 22 (2.18%) EMC
16 22 (2.18%) IBM
17 19 (1.88%) Nortel
17 19 (1.88%) Lotus
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £350 - £500 per day + NEG
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East
2Source Talent
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Talent Spa
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 3 days ago
Farringdon, Hampshire
Your Golf Travel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago