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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 121 111 110
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 497 499 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.26% 2.40% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.99% 10.89% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 405 428 485
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
4977 4581 5343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.62% 22.05% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3677 3557 4366
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +18 173 £36,500 -18.43% 15
Surrey -26 125 £37,500 - 12
Hampshire -23 97 £41,750 +19.28% 13
Buckinghamshire -21 29 £27,000 -29.87% 2
West Sussex -9 21 £27,500 -60.00% 2
East Sussex -8 20 £28,000 -32.53% 3
Kent -7 15 £35,000 - 7
Oxfordshire -1 11 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Middlesex -11 2 £37,500 -11.76%
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
Home Counties - 1 - - 1
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 545 (59.96%) Firewall
2 522 (57.43%) Windows
3 451 (49.61%) Cisco
4 363 (39.93%) Microsoft
5 292 (32.12%) Active Directory
6 288 (31.68%) TCP/IP
7 286 (31.46%) DNS
8 272 (29.92%) VMware
9 259 (28.49%) WAN
10 255 (28.05%) Linux
11 251 (27.61%) Cisco Certification
12 240 (26.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 234 (25.74%) LAN
14 214 (23.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 195 (21.45%) MS Exchange
16 178 (19.58%) SQL Server
17 175 (19.25%) MS Excel
17 175 (19.25%) SSL
18 172 (18.92%) Juniper
19 169 (18.59%) CCNP
19 169 (18.59%) IPsec
20 168 (18.48%) Windows Server 2012
21 166 (18.26%) Windows Server 2003
22 165 (18.15%) DHCP
23 163 (17.93%) ITIL
24 154 (16.94%) SQL
25 152 (16.72%) VoIP
25 152 (16.72%) MPLS
26 150 (16.50%) CCNA
27 145 (15.95%) Cisco ASA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 195 (21.45%) MS Exchange
2 107 (11.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (6.82%) IIS
4 52 (5.72%) Apache
4 52 (5.72%) Lync
5 51 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 51 (5.61%) SharePoint
6 41 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 37 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (2.09%) Tomcat
10 18 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
11 12 (1.32%) WebLogic
12 11 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.77%) GroupWise
14 7 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
15 5 (0.55%) Drupal
15 5 (0.55%) Alfresco
Applications
1 175 (19.25%) MS Excel
2 143 (15.73%) MS Office
3 8 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.33%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.85%) Office 365
2 29 (3.19%) IaaS
3 17 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (1.54%) SaaS
5 7 (0.77%) PaaS
6 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 545 (59.96%) Firewall
2 288 (31.68%) TCP/IP
3 286 (31.46%) DNS
4 259 (28.49%) WAN
5 234 (25.74%) LAN
6 175 (19.25%) SSL
7 169 (18.59%) IPsec
8 165 (18.15%) DHCP
9 152 (16.72%) VoIP
9 152 (16.72%) MPLS
10 145 (15.95%) Cisco ASA
11 140 (15.40%) SAN
12 138 (15.18%) Network Security
13 124 (13.64%) OSPF
14 111 (12.21%) BGP
15 105 (11.55%) Internet
16 103 (11.33%) VLAN
17 65 (7.15%) Wireless
18 64 (7.04%) Wi-Fi
19 63 (6.93%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (19.58%) SQL Server
2 64 (7.04%) MySQL
3 34 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.33%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.22%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.11%) Informix
11 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.66%) WebLOAD
2 6 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.22%) JIRA
3 2 (0.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (7.04%) Finance
2 61 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 17 (1.87%) Banking
4 13 (1.43%) Retail
5 11 (1.21%) French Language
5 11 (1.21%) Marketing
6 10 (1.10%) Back Office
6 10 (1.10%) Billing
7 8 (0.88%) Italian Language
8 7 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.77%) Legal
8 7 (0.77%) German Language
9 5 (0.55%) Games
9 5 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.44%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.44%) Law
11 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.33%) Electronics
12 2 (0.22%) Advertising
12 2 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 163 (17.93%) Support Engineer
2 160 (17.60%) Network Engineer
3 131 (14.41%) Analyst
4 77 (8.47%) Support Analyst
5 76 (8.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 67 (7.37%) Consultant
7 64 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 57 (6.27%) IT Support
9 50 (5.50%) Security Engineer
9 50 (5.50%) Technical Support
10 46 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
11 41 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support
12 39 (4.29%) Team Leader
13 38 (4.18%) Network Security Engineer
13 38 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 35 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
15 34 (3.74%) Security Consultant
16 31 (3.41%) Support Technician
16 31 (3.41%) Network Consultant
17 30 (3.30%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.07%) HTML
2 35 (3.85%) LAMP
3 34 (3.74%) CSS
4 25 (2.75%) jQuery
5 24 (2.64%) Ajax
6 19 (2.09%) .NET
7 10 (1.10%) XML
7 10 (1.10%) Middleware
8 9 (0.99%) COM
9 7 (0.77%) Web Services
9 7 (0.77%) ODBC
10 6 (0.66%) YAML
10 6 (0.66%) MSMQ
10 6 (0.66%) SAML
11 5 (0.55%) Application Packaging
12 4 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (0.44%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.44%) SOAP
12 4 (0.44%) RSS
13 3 (0.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (4.95%) Blackberry
3 27 (2.97%) iPhone
3 27 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
4 25 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.87%) Replication
6 17 (1.87%) PKI
7 15 (1.65%) Clustering
7 15 (1.65%) iPad
8 13 (1.43%) Statistics
9 11 (1.21%) Smartphone
10 9 (0.99%) Thin Client
10 9 (0.99%) EqualLogic
10 9 (0.99%) Fat Client
11 7 (0.77%) EPoS
12 6 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.66%) Firmware
13 5 (0.55%) CMDB
14 4 (0.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 522 (57.43%) Windows
2 255 (28.05%) Linux
3 240 (26.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 168 (18.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 166 (18.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 139 (15.29%) Windows 7
7 105 (11.55%) UNIX
8 79 (8.69%) Windows 8
9 77 (8.47%) Windows XP
10 43 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 34 (3.74%) CentOS
12 27 (2.97%) Apple iOS
13 26 (2.86%) Android
14 25 (2.75%) Solaris
15 22 (2.42%) Windows Vista
16 15 (1.65%) Ubuntu
16 15 (1.65%) Windows Phone
17 13 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
18 12 (1.32%) AIX
19 10 (1.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (17.93%) ITIL
2 94 (10.34%) Load Balancing
3 53 (5.83%) Service Management
4 52 (5.72%) Network Management
5 51 (5.61%) Service Delivery
6 45 (4.95%) Kalman Filter
7 42 (4.62%) Change Management
8 39 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 37 (4.07%) Project Management
10 36 (3.96%) PRINCE2
11 34 (3.74%) Network Design
12 32 (3.52%) Mentoring
13 27 (2.97%) Incident Management
13 27 (2.97%) Change Control
14 22 (2.42%) MVC
15 21 (2.31%) Penetration Testing
16 20 (2.20%) Information Security
17 19 (2.09%) ITSM
17 19 (2.09%) Time Management
18 18 (1.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 154 (16.94%) SQL
2 46 (5.06%) PHP
3 40 (4.40%) C++
4 33 (3.63%) JavaScript
5 27 (2.97%) Perl
6 26 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 23 (2.53%) Python
8 22 (2.42%) PHP5
8 22 (2.42%) C#
9 21 (2.31%) C
10 17 (1.87%) PowerShell
11 15 (1.65%) Ruby
12 14 (1.54%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.43%) T-SQL
14 12 (1.32%) Java
15 4 (0.44%) VB
16 2 (0.22%) VBScript
17 1 (0.11%) Assembly Language
17 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 251 (27.61%) Cisco Certification
2 169 (18.59%) CCNP
3 150 (16.50%) CCNA
4 104 (11.44%) Degree
5 95 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 74 (8.14%) Security Cleared
7 69 (7.59%) MCSE
8 54 (5.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 48 (5.28%) CCIE
10 44 (4.84%) MCITP
11 36 (3.96%) MCP
12 35 (3.85%) SC Cleared
13 30 (3.30%) MCSA
13 30 (3.30%) CISSP
14 24 (2.64%) MCTS
15 18 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (1.65%) VCAP
17 14 (1.54%) CISM
18 12 (1.32%) PCI QSA
18 12 (1.32%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (9.57%) SLA
2 69 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (3.74%) PCI DSS
4 23 (2.53%) COBIT
5 14 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (1.43%) QA
7 8 (0.88%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.55%) COSO
System Software
1 292 (32.12%) Active Directory
2 214 (23.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 74 (8.14%) vSphere
5 44 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (3.74%) UAG
7 29 (3.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 27 (2.97%) vCloud
9 23 (2.53%) XenApp
10 22 (2.42%) Terminal Server
11 20 (2.20%) Terminal Services
12 13 (1.43%) Postfix
13 11 (1.21%) VMware ESX
14 9 (0.99%) VMware Server
15 8 (0.88%) ISA Server
16 7 (0.77%) NFS
16 7 (0.77%) Snort
17 6 (0.66%) Xen
17 6 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
17 6 (0.66%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 35 (3.85%) SCCM
2 25 (2.75%) Backup Exec
3 22 (2.42%) NetBackup
4 17 (1.87%) Zenoss
5 15 (1.65%) SCOM
6 10 (1.10%) Netcool
7 9 (0.99%) Nagios
7 9 (0.99%) OpenView
7 9 (0.99%) WSUS
8 8 (0.88%) Puppet
8 8 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (0.66%) CiscoWorks
10 6 (0.66%) Control-M
11 5 (0.55%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (0.55%) Plesk
11 5 (0.55%) Cacti
12 4 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 451 (49.61%) Cisco
2 363 (39.93%) Microsoft
3 272 (29.92%) VMware
4 172 (18.92%) Juniper
5 128 (14.08%) Citrix
6 109 (11.99%) F5
7 106 (11.66%) CheckPoint
8 74 (8.14%) HP
9 45 (4.95%) Dell
10 36 (3.96%) Oracle
10 36 (3.96%) Symantec
11 34 (3.74%) Polycom
12 26 (2.86%) Avaya
13 25 (2.75%) CommVault
14 23 (2.53%) Red Hat
15 22 (2.42%) IBM
15 22 (2.42%) Apple
16 20 (2.20%) McAfee
17 19 (2.09%) Fortinet
17 19 (2.09%) SolarWinds
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private Medical Cover
Posted: 3 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Pension, Health plan and Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cognita Schools
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £24500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + e
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - Pension, Health plan and Life Assurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago