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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 126 132 120
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 502 474 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.33% 1.98% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.62% 9.53% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 363 382 434
Average salary £43,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.84% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
4729 4974 5324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.94% 20.73% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3584 3872 4247
Average salary £44,183 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.46% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Berkshire +20 166 £44,500 +36.92% 8
Hampshire -21 101 £46,500 +63.15% 5
Surrey +14 97 £40,000 +23.07% 15
Buckinghamshire +33 52 £45,000 +34.32% 5
East Sussex +18 30 £40,000 +86.04% 3
West Sussex -13 17 £40,000 +45.45% 6
Oxfordshire +14 16 £41,000 +26.15% 2
Kent +15 14 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Middlesex +4 9 £32,500 +0.77%
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 594 (61.05%) Firewall
2 515 (52.93%) Cisco
3 389 (39.98%) Cisco Certification
4 374 (38.44%) Windows
5 371 (38.13%) WAN
6 361 (37.10%) LAN
7 294 (30.22%) Microsoft
8 289 (29.70%) CCNP
9 288 (29.60%) VMware
10 247 (25.39%) MPLS
11 246 (25.28%) TCP/IP
12 242 (24.87%) DNS
13 216 (22.20%) VMware Infrastructure
14 200 (20.55%) BGP
15 195 (20.04%) Linux
16 192 (19.73%) CCNA
17 187 (19.22%) Cisco ASA
18 182 (18.71%) Wireless
19 178 (18.29%) Juniper
20 177 (18.19%) ITIL
21 167 (17.16%) Telecoms
22 165 (16.96%) VLAN
22 165 (16.96%) OSPF
23 164 (16.86%) Degree
24 163 (16.75%) IPsec
25 160 (16.44%) SSL
26 153 (15.72%) MS Exchange
27 151 (15.52%) MS Excel
28 148 (15.21%) Network Security
29 147 (15.11%) Active Directory

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 153 (15.72%) MS Exchange
2 79 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (4.93%) Lync
4 44 (4.52%) IIS
5 42 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 38 (3.91%) Apache
7 31 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (2.47%) SharePoint
9 23 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 23 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.82%) nginx
12 7 (0.72%) WordPress
12 7 (0.72%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.62%) CMS
13 6 (0.62%) Drupal
13 6 (0.62%) Alfresco
14 5 (0.51%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 151 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 127 (13.05%) MS Office
3 11 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) assyst
2 3 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.21%) BPCS
3 2 (0.21%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 65 (6.68%) IaaS
2 49 (5.04%) Cloud Computing
3 46 (4.73%) Office 365
4 33 (3.39%) SaaS
5 24 (2.47%) PaaS
6 15 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 594 (61.05%) Firewall
2 371 (38.13%) WAN
3 361 (37.10%) LAN
4 247 (25.39%) MPLS
5 246 (25.28%) TCP/IP
6 242 (24.87%) DNS
7 200 (20.55%) BGP
8 187 (19.22%) Cisco ASA
9 182 (18.71%) Wireless
10 165 (16.96%) OSPF
10 165 (16.96%) VLAN
11 163 (16.75%) IPsec
12 160 (16.44%) SSL
13 148 (15.21%) Network Security
14 145 (14.90%) VoIP
15 138 (14.18%) EIGRP
16 134 (13.77%) DHCP
17 122 (12.54%) SAN
18 96 (9.87%) Cisco Nexus
19 74 (7.61%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.77%) MySQL
3 22 (2.26%) DB2
4 17 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.41%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.31%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.10%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.10%) Redis
11 1 (0.10%) Big Data
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 31 (3.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (1.13%) Subversion
2 11 (1.13%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.62%) Maven
6 4 (0.41%) JIRA
7 3 (0.31%) Hudson
8 2 (0.21%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.21%) Moq
9 1 (0.10%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.10%) Selenium
General
1 167 (17.16%) Telecoms
2 70 (7.19%) Finance
3 31 (3.19%) Marketing
4 21 (2.16%) Retail
4 21 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 18 (1.85%) Banking
6 15 (1.54%) Electronics
7 10 (1.03%) Military
8 9 (0.92%) Back Office
9 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.41%) Legal
10 4 (0.41%) Advertising
11 2 (0.21%) Games
11 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 273 (28.06%) Network Engineer
2 138 (14.18%) Support Engineer
3 90 (9.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 84 (8.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 80 (8.22%) Analyst
6 63 (6.47%) Security Engineer
7 58 (5.96%) Systems Engineer
8 49 (5.04%) Technical Support
9 38 (3.91%) Support Analyst
10 36 (3.70%) Administrator
10 36 (3.70%) Consultant
11 35 (3.60%) Technical Engineer
12 31 (3.19%) Network Support
12 31 (3.19%) IP Engineer
13 30 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
14 29 (2.98%) Network Security Engineer
14 29 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
15 28 (2.88%) 3rd Line Support
15 28 (2.88%) Network Support Engineer
16 27 (2.77%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.88%) HTML
1 28 (2.88%) MAPI
2 24 (2.47%) CSS
3 19 (1.95%) Web Services
4 17 (1.75%) LAMP
5 13 (1.34%) Ajax
6 11 (1.13%) .NET
7 9 (0.92%) jQuery
8 8 (0.82%) XML
9 4 (0.41%) ODBC
9 4 (0.41%) RSS
9 4 (0.41%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.41%) SOAP
10 3 (0.31%) X-Windows
10 3 (0.31%) TAPI
10 3 (0.31%) XMPP
10 3 (0.31%) JTAPI
11 2 (0.21%) SAP Basis
11 2 (0.21%) RESTful
11 2 (0.21%) CCXML
Miscellaneous
1 89 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 38 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 36 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 35 (3.60%) Video Conferencing
6 29 (2.98%) iPhone
7 21 (2.16%) iSeries
7 21 (2.16%) BYOD
8 19 (1.95%) PDA
9 16 (1.64%) PKI
10 13 (1.34%) Replication
10 13 (1.34%) Statistics
10 13 (1.34%) Open Source
11 12 (1.23%) iPad
12 9 (0.92%) Clustering
13 8 (0.82%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
15 6 (0.62%) IPTV
15 6 (0.62%) CMDB
16 5 (0.51%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 374 (38.44%) Windows
2 195 (20.04%) Linux
3 136 (13.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 107 (11.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 98 (10.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 95 (9.76%) Windows 7
7 67 (6.89%) Windows 8
7 67 (6.89%) Windows XP
7 67 (6.89%) UNIX
8 33 (3.39%) Solaris
9 32 (3.29%) CentOS
10 24 (2.47%) Windows Vista
10 24 (2.47%) Android
11 21 (2.16%) VMS
12 20 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (2.06%) Apple iOS
13 18 (1.85%) Ubuntu
14 14 (1.44%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.82%) Windows 2000
15 8 (0.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (18.19%) ITIL
2 103 (10.59%) Load Balancing
3 93 (9.56%) Service Delivery
4 70 (7.19%) Network Design
5 69 (7.09%) Network Monitoring
6 66 (6.78%) Migration
7 57 (5.86%) Incident Management
7 57 (5.86%) Service Management
8 52 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (5.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 47 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 46 (4.73%) Penetration Testing
11 46 (4.73%) Network Architecture
12 45 (4.62%) WAN Optimisation
13 38 (3.91%) Capacity Management
13 38 (3.91%) Mentoring
14 36 (3.70%) Project Management
15 35 (3.60%) Change Management
16 33 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
17 32 (3.29%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (13.46%) SQL
2 33 (3.39%) PowerShell
3 32 (3.29%) Perl
4 25 (2.57%) Python
5 24 (2.47%) Java
6 21 (2.16%) PHP
6 21 (2.16%) C
6 21 (2.16%) Ruby
7 18 (1.85%) C++
7 18 (1.85%) Shell Script
8 17 (1.75%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.23%) C#
10 11 (1.13%) Bash Shell
11 9 (0.92%) PHP5
12 8 (0.82%) VB
13 4 (0.41%) VBScript
14 3 (0.31%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.21%) Tcl
15 2 (0.21%) Delphi
16 1 (0.10%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 389 (39.98%) Cisco Certification
2 289 (29.70%) CCNP
3 192 (19.73%) CCNA
4 164 (16.86%) Degree
5 105 (10.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 76 (7.81%) MCSE
6 76 (7.81%) Security Cleared
7 58 (5.96%) SC Cleared
8 54 (5.55%) CCIE
9 42 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 40 (4.11%) CISSP
11 31 (3.19%) DV Cleared
12 21 (2.16%) CCDP
12 21 (2.16%) MCP
12 21 (2.16%) CEH
13 19 (1.95%) MCSA
14 17 (1.75%) JNCIS
14 17 (1.75%) GIAC
15 15 (1.54%) JNCIA
15 15 (1.54%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (11.82%) SLA
2 19 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 12 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.82%) COBIT
6 4 (0.41%) QA
7 1 (0.10%) FISMA
System Software
1 216 (22.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 147 (15.11%) Active Directory
3 86 (8.84%) Hyper-V
4 71 (7.30%) vSphere
5 31 (3.19%) XenApp
6 29 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (2.57%) KVM
8 20 (2.06%) Terminal Server
9 17 (1.75%) vCloud
10 15 (1.54%) Terminal Services
11 11 (1.13%) XenDesktop
12 7 (0.72%) Samba
13 6 (0.62%) Xen
14 5 (0.51%) Firmware
15 4 (0.41%) iptables
16 3 (0.31%) Ceph
16 3 (0.31%) XenServer
16 3 (0.31%) VMware ESX
16 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.31%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 44 (4.52%) Nagios
2 41 (4.21%) SCCM
3 34 (3.49%) Backup Exec
4 31 (3.19%) Cisco Prime
4 31 (3.19%) Opsview
5 27 (2.77%) Cisco LMS
6 15 (1.54%) Puppet
7 14 (1.44%) CiscoWorks
8 13 (1.34%) DameWare
9 11 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.82%) FortiGate
10 8 (0.82%) SCOM
11 7 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (0.72%) Plesk
11 7 (0.72%) cPanel
12 6 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
13 5 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.51%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.51%) Cacti
Vendors
1 515 (52.93%) Cisco
2 294 (30.22%) Microsoft
3 288 (29.60%) VMware
4 178 (18.29%) Juniper
5 109 (11.20%) F5
6 106 (10.89%) HP
7 104 (10.69%) CheckPoint
8 97 (9.97%) Citrix
9 66 (6.78%) Avaya
10 38 (3.91%) Dell
10 38 (3.91%) Apple
11 35 (3.60%) SolarWinds
12 34 (3.49%) Oracle
13 33 (3.39%) Symantec
14 29 (2.98%) IBM
14 29 (2.98%) 3PAR
15 25 (2.57%) Red Hat
16 24 (2.47%) McAfee
16 24 (2.47%) Aerohive Networks
17 20 (2.06%) Polycom
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension + benefits + 25 days hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Stott and May
Salary: £60k-£70k + 20% bonus + car
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary + variable and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension, Bonus, Gym Membership
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 6 days ago