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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 113 145 111
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -34
Permanent jobs citing VPN 525 454 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.53% 1.99% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 9.06% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 448 370 431
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -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
4410 5010 5174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.25% 21.91% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3530 3806 4049
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 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 28 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 +31 182 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Hampshire +34 113 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Berkshire -27 105 £52,500 +40.00% 7
West Sussex +20 43 £45,000 +80.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +4 31 £47,500 +48.43% 3
Oxfordshire +16 19 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Middlesex +11 14 £40,000 -30.43%
East Sussex +1 12 £50,000 +53.84%
Kent +1 4 £25,000 -41.17% 3
Thames Valley +5 2 £80,000 +33.33%
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 707 (68.24%) Firewall
2 589 (56.85%) Cisco
3 483 (46.62%) WAN
4 482 (46.53%) LAN
5 463 (44.69%) Windows
6 401 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
7 378 (36.49%) VMware
8 332 (32.05%) DNS
9 304 (29.34%) Microsoft
10 267 (25.77%) CCNP
10 267 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 250 (24.13%) TCP/IP
12 248 (23.94%) MPLS
13 235 (22.68%) Active Directory
14 226 (21.81%) Cisco ASA
15 225 (21.72%) CCNA
16 221 (21.33%) ITIL
16 221 (21.33%) Data Centre
17 211 (20.37%) BGP
18 205 (19.79%) Linux
18 205 (19.79%) IPsec
19 191 (18.44%) VoIP
20 189 (18.24%) Wireless
21 187 (18.05%) MS Exchange
22 185 (17.86%) VLAN
23 177 (17.08%) Telecoms
24 176 (16.99%) Juniper
25 168 (16.22%) SSL
26 167 (16.12%) OSPF
27 165 (15.93%) SAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 187 (18.05%) MS Exchange
2 115 (11.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 105 (10.14%) IIS
4 63 (6.08%) Lync
5 40 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 35 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (3.09%) Apache
7 32 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 32 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 26 (2.51%) IBM Notes
9 23 (2.22%) Lotus Domino
10 22 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (1.16%) SAS
12 9 (0.87%) WordPress
13 8 (0.77%) Drupal
13 8 (0.77%) Alfresco
13 8 (0.77%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.77%) CMS
13 8 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 149 (14.38%) MS Excel
2 129 (12.45%) MS Office
3 17 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.29%) MS Project
5 1 (0.097%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.097%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.39%) assyst
3 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.29%) MFGPRO
3 3 (0.29%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.19%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 61 (5.89%) Office 365
2 57 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
3 44 (4.25%) IaaS
4 27 (2.61%) SaaS
5 16 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (1.35%) PaaS
7 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.29%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.097%) Nimbula
9 1 (0.097%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 707 (68.24%) Firewall
2 483 (46.62%) WAN
3 482 (46.53%) LAN
4 332 (32.05%) DNS
5 250 (24.13%) TCP/IP
6 248 (23.94%) MPLS
7 226 (21.81%) Cisco ASA
8 211 (20.37%) BGP
9 205 (19.79%) IPsec
10 191 (18.44%) VoIP
11 189 (18.24%) Wireless
12 185 (17.86%) VLAN
13 168 (16.22%) SSL
14 167 (16.12%) OSPF
15 165 (15.93%) SAN
16 148 (14.29%) DHCP
17 145 (14.00%) Network Security
18 125 (12.07%) Internet
19 123 (11.87%) EIGRP
20 95 (9.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (5.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (2.32%) MySQL
5 23 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (1.35%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.25%) DB2
9 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.39%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.29%) Cognos Impromptu
10 3 (0.29%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.19%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.19%) Big Data
12 1 (0.097%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.097%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.097%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (1.74%) Git (software)
2 15 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 13 (1.25%) Subversion
4 10 (0.97%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.68%) Maven
7 6 (0.58%) JIRA
8 3 (0.29%) Hudson
9 2 (0.19%) Selenium
10 1 (0.097%) JUnit
10 1 (0.097%) RSpec
10 1 (0.097%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.097%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.097%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.097%) Fiddler
General
1 177 (17.08%) Telecoms
2 137 (13.22%) Finance
3 37 (3.57%) Marketing
4 34 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 24 (2.32%) Retail
6 17 (1.64%) Back Office
7 14 (1.35%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.35%) Banking
8 10 (0.97%) Electronics
9 7 (0.68%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.58%) Games
11 4 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.39%) Advertising
11 4 (0.39%) Legal
12 3 (0.29%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.19%) Law
13 2 (0.19%) Billing
14 1 (0.097%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 273 (26.35%) Network Engineer
2 159 (15.35%) Support Engineer
3 93 (8.98%) Senior Network Engineer
4 80 (7.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 78 (7.53%) Analyst
6 74 (7.14%) Administrator
7 62 (5.98%) Architect
8 60 (5.79%) Security Engineer
9 53 (5.12%) Systems Administrator
10 50 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support
11 47 (4.54%) Systems Engineer
12 40 (3.86%) Support Analyst
13 37 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
14 34 (3.28%) Network Architect
15 33 (3.19%) Technical Engineer
16 32 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 31 (2.99%) Network Security Engineer
18 30 (2.90%) Consultant
18 30 (2.90%) Network Support
19 29 (2.80%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (4.34%) 802.1X
2 29 (2.80%) CSS
3 27 (2.61%) Web Services
4 25 (2.41%) HTML
5 19 (1.83%) .NET
6 18 (1.74%) TAPI
6 18 (1.74%) JTAPI
7 16 (1.54%) MAPI
8 13 (1.25%) Ajax
8 13 (1.25%) VXML
8 13 (1.25%) CCXML
9 12 (1.16%) LAMP
10 5 (0.48%) XML
11 4 (0.39%) FreeSWITCH
11 4 (0.39%) ODBC
11 4 (0.39%) SOAP
11 4 (0.39%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (0.29%) XMPP
12 3 (0.29%) SAP Basis
12 3 (0.29%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 221 (21.33%) Data Centre
2 92 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.34%) Blackberry
4 43 (4.15%) Replication
5 42 (4.05%) Management Information System
6 37 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 35 (3.38%) Clustering
8 30 (2.90%) PKI
9 29 (2.80%) iPhone
10 28 (2.70%) Computer Science
10 28 (2.70%) IVR
11 21 (2.03%) iSeries
11 21 (2.03%) BYOD
12 18 (1.74%) EqualLogic
12 18 (1.74%) iPad
13 16 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
14 15 (1.45%) PDA
15 14 (1.35%) Statistics
16 12 (1.16%) EMC VNX
17 9 (0.87%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 463 (44.69%) Windows
2 205 (19.79%) Linux
3 163 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 161 (15.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 100 (9.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 97 (9.36%) Windows 7
7 58 (5.60%) UNIX
8 54 (5.21%) Windows 8
9 44 (4.25%) Windows XP
10 27 (2.61%) Ubuntu
11 25 (2.41%) CentOS
12 24 (2.32%) Android
13 19 (1.83%) Windows 2000
14 17 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (1.25%) Mac OS X
15 13 (1.25%) VMS
15 13 (1.25%) Solaris
16 11 (1.06%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.87%) Debian
17 9 (0.87%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (21.33%) ITIL
2 151 (14.58%) Load Balancing
3 81 (7.82%) Incident Management
4 77 (7.43%) Network Design
5 72 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 71 (6.85%) Service Delivery
7 70 (6.76%) Migration
8 69 (6.66%) Information Security
9 65 (6.27%) Network Monitoring
10 61 (5.89%) Project Management
11 54 (5.21%) Risk Management
12 51 (4.92%) Network Management
13 49 (4.73%) Configuration Management
13 49 (4.73%) Change Management
14 45 (4.34%) Agile Software Development
14 45 (4.34%) Capacity Planning
15 44 (4.25%) Root Cause Analysis
16 40 (3.86%) Kalman Filter
17 38 (3.67%) Penetration Testing
18 35 (3.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (11.10%) SQL
2 58 (5.60%) Perl
3 44 (4.25%) PowerShell
4 41 (3.96%) Python
5 32 (3.09%) Java
6 29 (2.80%) Ruby
7 26 (2.51%) C
8 19 (1.83%) JavaScript
8 19 (1.83%) Bash Shell
9 18 (1.74%) PHP
10 15 (1.45%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.77%) VB
11 8 (0.77%) C++
12 6 (0.58%) Tcl
13 4 (0.39%) VBScript
14 3 (0.29%) Go
15 2 (0.19%) C#
16 1 (0.097%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.097%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 401 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 267 (25.77%) CCNP
3 225 (21.72%) CCNA
4 134 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 121 (11.68%) Degree
6 100 (9.65%) MCSE
7 63 (6.08%) CCIE
8 58 (5.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 53 (5.12%) Security Cleared
10 35 (3.38%) MCSA
11 34 (3.28%) MCITP
12 27 (2.61%) MCP
13 26 (2.51%) CISSP
14 25 (2.41%) SC Cleared
15 22 (2.12%) CCDP
16 21 (2.03%) DV Cleared
17 20 (1.93%) CEH
18 19 (1.83%) Check Point Certification
19 17 (1.64%) GIAC
20 12 (1.16%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (9.85%) SLA
2 45 (4.34%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.06%) QA
4 10 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.68%) PMBOK
6 6 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.097%) FISMA
7 1 (0.097%) COBIT
System Software
1 267 (25.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 235 (22.68%) Active Directory
3 113 (10.91%) Hyper-V
4 85 (8.20%) vSphere
5 76 (7.34%) XenApp
6 69 (6.66%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (2.61%) Firmware
7 27 (2.61%) KVM
7 27 (2.61%) vCloud
8 26 (2.51%) Terminal Services
9 23 (2.22%) VMware ESX
10 19 (1.83%) Terminal Server
11 17 (1.64%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.77%) Xen
13 7 (0.68%) XenServer
13 7 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 6 (0.58%) iptables
14 6 (0.58%) Samba
15 5 (0.48%) FreeRADIUS
16 4 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 73 (7.05%) SCCM
2 57 (5.50%) Backup Exec
3 45 (4.34%) FortiGate
4 43 (4.15%) Nagios
5 27 (2.61%) Cisco CUCM
6 26 (2.51%) WSUS
7 24 (2.32%) Cisco UCCX
8 23 (2.22%) Puppet
8 23 (2.22%) Opsview
9 22 (2.12%) SCOM
10 18 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (1.74%) CiscoWorks
11 17 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
12 15 (1.45%) Cisco LMS
13 9 (0.87%) Icinga
14 8 (0.77%) Plesk
14 8 (0.77%) SELinux
14 8 (0.77%) Check_MK
14 8 (0.77%) cPanel
15 7 (0.68%) DameWare
Vendors
1 589 (56.85%) Cisco
2 378 (36.49%) VMware
3 304 (29.34%) Microsoft
4 176 (16.99%) Juniper
5 148 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 147 (14.19%) Citrix
7 135 (13.03%) F5
8 110 (10.62%) Avaya
9 91 (8.78%) HP
10 48 (4.63%) Dell
11 45 (4.34%) SolarWinds
12 39 (3.76%) Symantec
13 32 (3.09%) Aerohive Networks
14 31 (2.99%) EMC
14 31 (2.99%) Fortinet
15 30 (2.90%) Apple
16 26 (2.51%) Lotus
17 21 (2.03%) Blue Coat
17 21 (2.03%) IBM
17 21 (2.03%) 3PAR
Leatherhead, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 37000 plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 15 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Posted: Yesterday
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
AWD Recruitment
Salary: up to £55,000 +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago