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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 136 140 139
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 466 462 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.42% 2.21% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.64% 9.97% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 405 331 375
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,350
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,550 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
4005 4634 4316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.78% 22.18% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3394 3567 3391
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -12 143 £47,500 -5.00% 16
Surrey +54 130 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Hampshire -18 68 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Kent +24 35 £28,500 -9.52% 7
Oxfordshire +19 34 £44,000 +51.72% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 28 £41,500 +3.75% 5
West Sussex +16 25 £45,000 - 3
Middlesex +4 5 £50,000 +42.85%
East Sussex -19 3 £50,000 +33.33% 2
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (61.62%) Firewall
2 519 (53.84%) Cisco
3 466 (48.34%) Windows
4 365 (37.86%) Cisco Certification
5 355 (36.83%) WAN
6 341 (35.37%) DNS
7 337 (34.96%) LAN
8 316 (32.78%) Active Directory
9 313 (32.47%) VMware
10 305 (31.64%) Microsoft
11 274 (28.42%) TCP/IP
12 269 (27.90%) Windows Server
13 255 (26.45%) Linux
14 231 (23.96%) CCNP
15 214 (22.20%) VMware Infrastructure
16 210 (21.78%) MPLS
17 202 (20.95%) CCNA
18 200 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
19 184 (19.09%) MS Exchange
20 183 (18.98%) Windows Server 2012
21 179 (18.57%) ITIL
22 176 (18.26%) VoIP
23 174 (18.05%) Data Centre
24 172 (17.84%) Juniper
25 170 (17.63%) BGP
26 168 (17.43%) CheckPoint
27 166 (17.22%) SSL
28 160 (16.60%) Wireless
29 156 (16.18%) IPsec
30 155 (16.08%) VLAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 184 (19.09%) MS Exchange
2 91 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (7.47%) IIS
4 54 (5.60%) SharePoint
5 49 (5.08%) Skype for Business
6 25 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (1.14%) Apache
11 10 (1.04%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.73%) SAS
13 5 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.31%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.31%) CMS
15 3 (0.31%) Drupal
15 3 (0.31%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 116 (12.03%) MS Office
2 114 (11.83%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 11 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.21%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 77 (7.99%) Office 365
2 45 (4.67%) SaaS
3 32 (3.32%) IaaS
4 25 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (1.04%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.31%) Heroku
9 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 594 (61.62%) Firewall
2 355 (36.83%) WAN
3 341 (35.37%) DNS
4 337 (34.96%) LAN
5 274 (28.42%) TCP/IP
6 210 (21.78%) MPLS
7 176 (18.26%) VoIP
8 170 (17.63%) BGP
9 166 (17.22%) SSL
10 160 (16.60%) Wireless
11 156 (16.18%) IPsec
12 155 (16.08%) VLAN
13 153 (15.87%) Cisco ASA
14 149 (15.46%) OSPF
15 145 (15.04%) DHCP
16 144 (14.94%) SAN
17 117 (12.14%) Internet
18 113 (11.72%) Network Security
19 83 (8.61%) Cisco Nexus
20 65 (6.74%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 35 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 33 (3.42%) MySQL
4 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (0.52%) Cognos Impromptu
5 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.41%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.31%) Big Data
8 2 (0.21%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.21%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.10%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.10%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.10%) Redis
9 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (2.28%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.35%) JIRA
3 9 (0.93%) JUnit
3 9 (0.93%) PHPUnit
4 5 (0.52%) Selenium
5 3 (0.31%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.31%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.21%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.21%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.21%) RSpec
6 2 (0.21%) Subversion
7 1 (0.10%) GCC
7 1 (0.10%) Mercurial
General
1 125 (12.97%) Telecoms
2 109 (11.31%) Finance
3 20 (2.07%) Marketing
4 18 (1.87%) Retail
5 17 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.14%) Advertising
7 10 (1.04%) Electronics
8 9 (0.93%) Brand Awareness
8 9 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (0.83%) Billing
9 8 (0.83%) Legal
10 5 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.41%) Banking
12 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.21%) Games
13 1 (0.10%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.10%) Back Office
13 1 (0.10%) French Language
13 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.10%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 217 (22.51%) Network Engineer
2 129 (13.38%) Support Engineer
3 115 (11.93%) Analyst
4 111 (11.51%) Administrator
5 96 (9.96%) Cisco Engineer
6 88 (9.13%) Support Analyst
7 87 (9.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 80 (8.30%) Architect
9 72 (7.47%) Consultant
9 72 (7.47%) IT Support
10 64 (6.64%) 3rd Line Support
10 64 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 63 (6.54%) Systems Administrator
12 61 (6.33%) Network Architect
13 54 (5.60%) IT Engineer
13 54 (5.60%) Senior Network Engineer
14 51 (5.29%) 2nd Line Support
15 50 (5.19%) Network Administrator
15 50 (5.19%) Security Engineer
16 42 (4.36%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.73%) CSS
2 26 (2.70%) 802.1X
3 25 (2.59%) HTML
4 20 (2.07%) LAMP
5 11 (1.14%) .NET
6 9 (0.93%) REST
6 9 (0.93%) SOAP
6 9 (0.93%) Symfony
7 8 (0.83%) Web Services
8 7 (0.73%) Laravel
8 7 (0.73%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (0.62%) XMPP
10 4 (0.41%) RFC 2833
10 4 (0.41%) WAP
11 3 (0.31%) Ajax
11 3 (0.31%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.31%) jQuery
11 3 (0.31%) JTAPI
11 3 (0.31%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (0.31%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 174 (18.05%) Data Centre
2 93 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (4.88%) Clustering
4 42 (4.36%) EqualLogic
5 31 (3.22%) Blackberry
6 30 (3.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 25 (2.59%) Computer Science
8 24 (2.49%) PKI
9 22 (2.28%) Replication
10 21 (2.18%) Management Information System
11 19 (1.97%) Private Cloud
12 17 (1.76%) iPhone
13 16 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
14 13 (1.35%) iPad
14 13 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (1.24%) IVR
16 11 (1.14%) Client/Server
16 11 (1.14%) Driving Licence
17 10 (1.04%) Algorithms
18 7 (0.73%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 466 (48.34%) Windows
2 269 (27.90%) Windows Server
3 255 (26.45%) Linux
4 200 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 183 (18.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 125 (12.97%) Windows 7
7 61 (6.33%) Unix
8 58 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (5.19%) Windows XP
10 37 (3.84%) Windows 8
11 32 (3.32%) CentOS
12 27 (2.80%) Android
13 23 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (1.87%) Windows Vista
15 16 (1.66%) Solaris
16 15 (1.56%) Windows 10
17 11 (1.14%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.93%) Mac OS X
19 8 (0.83%) Windows NT
20 6 (0.62%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (18.57%) ITIL
2 99 (10.27%) Load Balancing
3 76 (7.88%) Project Management
4 69 (7.16%) Presales
5 61 (6.33%) Network Design
6 60 (6.22%) Migration
7 51 (5.29%) Information Security
8 48 (4.98%) High Availability
9 46 (4.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 43 (4.46%) Network Monitoring
11 41 (4.25%) Service Delivery
12 34 (3.53%) Change Management
13 32 (3.32%) Network Architecture
14 31 (3.22%) Network Management
15 28 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
15 28 (2.90%) Mentoring
16 27 (2.80%) Network Load Balancing
17 24 (2.49%) Configuration Management
18 22 (2.28%) Capacity Planning
19 20 (2.07%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 86 (8.92%) SQL
2 29 (3.01%) Shell Script
3 28 (2.90%) Bash Shell
4 26 (2.70%) Perl
5 24 (2.49%) PowerShell
5 24 (2.49%) Python
6 22 (2.28%) PHP
7 19 (1.97%) JavaScript
8 15 (1.56%) Java
9 14 (1.45%) C
10 11 (1.14%) Tcl
11 9 (0.93%) PHP 5
12 5 (0.52%) C#
13 4 (0.41%) C++
13 4 (0.41%) Ruby
14 2 (0.21%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.10%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.10%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.10%) R
15 1 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 365 (37.86%) Cisco Certification
2 231 (23.96%) CCNP
3 202 (20.95%) CCNA
4 124 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 107 (11.10%) Degree
6 98 (10.17%) MCSE
7 77 (7.99%) MCITP
8 72 (7.47%) MCP
9 69 (7.16%) CCIE
10 60 (6.22%) Security Cleared
11 50 (5.19%) MCSA
12 48 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 47 (4.88%) SC Cleared
14 29 (3.01%) CISSP
15 23 (2.39%) CEH
16 22 (2.28%) A+ Certification
16 22 (2.28%) CCDP
16 22 (2.28%) JNCIP
17 21 (2.18%) CCSP
18 20 (2.07%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (7.16%) SLA
2 24 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.14%) FISMA
4 10 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.62%) COBIT
6 5 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.31%) PA-DSS
7 3 (0.31%) QA
8 1 (0.10%) RMADS
8 1 (0.10%) SAS 70
System Software
1 316 (32.78%) Active Directory
2 214 (22.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (12.86%) Hyper-V
4 58 (6.02%) vSphere
5 44 (4.56%) Terminal Services
6 35 (3.63%) XenApp
7 28 (2.90%) vCloud
8 19 (1.97%) VMware ESX
9 13 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (1.14%) Firmware
10 11 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (0.83%) iptables
12 8 (0.83%) XenDesktop
13 7 (0.73%) ISA Server
13 7 (0.73%) KVM
14 5 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.52%) XenServer
15 4 (0.41%) Novell eDirectory
15 4 (0.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 55 (5.71%) SCCM
2 51 (5.29%) Backup Exec
3 49 (5.08%) WSUS
4 36 (3.73%) SCOM
5 35 (3.63%) Cisco CUCM
6 32 (3.32%) Cisco UCCX
7 21 (2.18%) Puppet
8 15 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (1.45%) Nagios
10 9 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.62%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.62%) Rundeck
11 6 (0.62%) SELinux
11 6 (0.62%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.52%) Opsview
13 4 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.31%) cPanel
14 3 (0.31%) Plesk
14 3 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 519 (53.84%) Cisco
2 313 (32.47%) VMware
3 305 (31.64%) Microsoft
4 172 (17.84%) Juniper
5 168 (17.43%) CheckPoint
6 133 (13.80%) Citrix
7 91 (9.44%) F5
8 63 (6.54%) Dell
9 60 (6.22%) HP
10 56 (5.81%) Avaya
11 52 (5.39%) Palo Alto
12 42 (4.36%) Symantec
13 41 (4.25%) Fortinet
14 27 (2.80%) Riverbed
15 25 (2.59%) NetApp
16 24 (2.49%) Forcepoint
17 23 (2.39%) Sophos
18 22 (2.28%) Red Hat
19 19 (1.97%) Blue Coat
20 17 (1.76%) Apple
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension and healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochester, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
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Salary: £50000 Per Annum
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South East
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable with benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus, OCA, Overtime + more
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Berkshire
Comms-care
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Car
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TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + package + car
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Burgess Hill, West Sussex
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Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
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Salary: Circa; 45,000 - 60,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 4 days ago
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Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + £5000 Car Allowance + £3000 on Call
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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