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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 126 110 106
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 479 507 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.14% 2.37% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.57% 10.69% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 391 435 511
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
5004 4743 5296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.31% 22.16% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3721 3667 4315
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 2 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 2 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 +24 159 £36,000 -19.55% 7
Surrey -21 132 £37,500 - 13
Hampshire -7 89 £42,000 +21.73% 11
Buckinghamshire -27 29 £27,500 -26.66% 2
West Sussex -2 24 £27,500 -38.88%
East Sussex -13 19 £28,000 -32.53%
Oxfordshire +7 14 £41,000 +21.48%
Kent -16 12 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Middlesex -8 3 £48,750 +14.70%
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 535 (58.99%) Firewall
2 533 (58.77%) Windows
3 435 (47.96%) Cisco
4 368 (40.57%) Microsoft
5 307 (33.85%) TCP/IP
6 305 (33.63%) Active Directory
7 303 (33.41%) DNS
8 268 (29.55%) VMware
9 265 (29.22%) Linux
10 255 (28.11%) WAN
11 247 (27.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 235 (25.91%) Cisco Certification
13 234 (25.80%) LAN
14 208 (22.93%) VMware Infrastructure
15 203 (22.38%) MS Exchange
16 189 (20.84%) SQL Server
17 181 (19.96%) MS Excel
18 178 (19.63%) Windows Server 2003
19 172 (18.96%) DHCP
20 171 (18.85%) SSL
21 168 (18.52%) ITIL
22 165 (18.19%) Juniper
23 162 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
24 159 (17.53%) IPsec
25 156 (17.20%) SQL
25 156 (17.20%) CCNP
26 149 (16.43%) MS Office
27 148 (16.32%) Windows 7
28 146 (16.10%) SAN
29 142 (15.66%) CCNA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 203 (22.38%) MS Exchange
2 117 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 67 (7.39%) IIS
4 56 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 54 (5.95%) Apache
5 54 (5.95%) Lync
6 53 (5.84%) SharePoint
7 42 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 34 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 25 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 21 (2.32%) SharePoint Server
11 19 (2.09%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.32%) WebLogic
12 12 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.77%) GroupWise
14 7 (0.77%) Drupal
14 7 (0.77%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 181 (19.96%) MS Excel
2 149 (16.43%) MS Office
3 8 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.44%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.42%) Office 365
2 24 (2.65%) IaaS
3 18 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.43%) SaaS
6 5 (0.55%) PaaS
7 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 535 (58.99%) Firewall
2 307 (33.85%) TCP/IP
3 303 (33.41%) DNS
4 255 (28.11%) WAN
5 234 (25.80%) LAN
6 172 (18.96%) DHCP
7 171 (18.85%) SSL
8 159 (17.53%) IPsec
9 146 (16.10%) SAN
10 139 (15.33%) MPLS
11 135 (14.88%) VoIP
12 132 (14.55%) Network Security
13 130 (14.33%) Cisco ASA
14 120 (13.23%) OSPF
15 118 (13.01%) Internet
16 105 (11.58%) BGP
17 96 (10.58%) VLAN
18 63 (6.95%) Wireless
19 61 (6.73%) Cisco IOS
20 60 (6.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (20.84%) SQL Server
2 62 (6.84%) MySQL
3 44 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 26 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.33%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.22%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.11%) Informix
12 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.55%) WebLOAD
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.22%) JIRA
3 2 (0.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (6.73%) Finance
2 58 (6.39%) Telecoms
3 17 (1.87%) Marketing
4 15 (1.65%) Banking
5 13 (1.43%) Retail
6 11 (1.21%) French Language
6 11 (1.21%) Billing
7 10 (1.10%) Back Office
8 9 (0.99%) German Language
9 8 (0.88%) Italian Language
10 7 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.77%) Games
11 6 (0.66%) Legal
12 5 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.44%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.44%) Law
14 3 (0.33%) Publishing
14 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.22%) Automotive
15 2 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 165 (18.19%) Support Engineer
2 153 (16.87%) Network Engineer
3 124 (13.67%) Analyst
4 77 (8.49%) Support Analyst
5 74 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 68 (7.50%) Consultant
7 67 (7.39%) IT Support
8 64 (7.06%) 3rd Line Support
9 50 (5.51%) Technical Support
9 50 (5.51%) Security Engineer
10 43 (4.74%) Systems Engineer
11 41 (4.52%) 2nd Line Support
11 41 (4.52%) Team Leader
12 38 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 37 (4.08%) Network Security Engineer
14 34 (3.75%) Security Consultant
14 34 (3.75%) Support Technician
15 33 (3.64%) Technical Engineer
16 32 (3.53%) Network Support
16 32 (3.53%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.30%) HTML
2 38 (4.19%) LAMP
3 33 (3.64%) CSS
4 28 (3.09%) Ajax
4 28 (3.09%) jQuery
5 21 (2.32%) .NET
6 12 (1.32%) COM
6 12 (1.32%) XML
7 10 (1.10%) Middleware
8 8 (0.88%) MSMQ
9 7 (0.77%) ODBC
9 7 (0.77%) Web Services
10 6 (0.66%) YAML
11 5 (0.55%) Application Packaging
11 5 (0.55%) SOAP
11 5 (0.55%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.44%) XML Schema
12 4 (0.44%) SAML
12 4 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (0.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 51 (5.62%) Blackberry
2 29 (3.20%) iPhone
3 22 (2.43%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.21%) Clustering
4 20 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
5 19 (2.09%) Computer Science
6 18 (1.98%) PKI
6 18 (1.98%) Replication
7 15 (1.65%) iPad
8 13 (1.43%) Statistics
9 11 (1.21%) Smartphone
10 9 (0.99%) Fat Client
10 9 (0.99%) EqualLogic
10 9 (0.99%) Thin Client
11 6 (0.66%) EPoS
11 6 (0.66%) Firmware
11 6 (0.66%) Online Games
11 6 (0.66%) CMDB
11 6 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.55%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 533 (58.77%) Windows
2 265 (29.22%) Linux
3 247 (27.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 178 (19.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 162 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 148 (16.32%) Windows 7
7 103 (11.36%) UNIX
8 92 (10.14%) Windows XP
9 79 (8.71%) Windows 8
10 42 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (3.86%) CentOS
12 30 (3.31%) Apple iOS
12 30 (3.31%) Android
13 28 (3.09%) Windows Vista
14 23 (2.54%) Solaris
15 17 (1.87%) Ubuntu
15 17 (1.87%) Windows Phone
16 15 (1.65%) Windows Mobile
17 12 (1.32%) AIX
18 10 (1.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (18.52%) ITIL
2 92 (10.14%) Load Balancing
3 55 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
4 49 (5.40%) Service Management
4 49 (5.40%) Service Delivery
5 47 (5.18%) Network Management
6 38 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 38 (4.19%) Project Management
7 37 (4.08%) Change Management
8 35 (3.86%) PRINCE2
9 33 (3.64%) Network Design
9 33 (3.64%) Mentoring
10 25 (2.76%) Incident Management
10 25 (2.76%) MVC
11 24 (2.65%) Change Control
12 21 (2.32%) Time Management
13 19 (2.09%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (1.98%) ITSM
15 17 (1.87%) Penetration Testing
16 16 (1.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 156 (17.20%) SQL
2 51 (5.62%) PHP
3 42 (4.63%) C++
4 37 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 26 (2.87%) Perl
6 25 (2.76%) C#
6 25 (2.76%) PHP5
7 24 (2.65%) Shell Script
8 23 (2.54%) Python
9 20 (2.21%) PowerShell
10 19 (2.09%) C
11 18 (1.98%) T-SQL
12 14 (1.54%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.32%) Java
13 12 (1.32%) Ruby
14 5 (0.55%) VB
15 4 (0.44%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.22%) VBScript
17 1 (0.11%) Assembly Language
17 1 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 235 (25.91%) Cisco Certification
2 156 (17.20%) CCNP
3 142 (15.66%) CCNA
4 111 (12.24%) Degree
5 107 (11.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 72 (7.94%) MCSE
7 67 (7.39%) Security Cleared
8 51 (5.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 46 (5.07%) MCITP
10 41 (4.52%) MCP
10 41 (4.52%) CCIE
11 35 (3.86%) MCSA
12 30 (3.31%) CISSP
13 29 (3.20%) SC Cleared
14 23 (2.54%) MCTS
15 18 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (1.43%) CISM
16 13 (1.43%) CCSP
16 13 (1.43%) VCAP
17 12 (1.32%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (9.92%) SLA
2 65 (7.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (2.65%) PCI DSS
4 20 (2.21%) COBIT
5 15 (1.65%) ISO 9001
6 13 (1.43%) QA
7 11 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.55%) COSO
System Software
1 305 (33.63%) Active Directory
2 208 (22.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (10.58%) Hyper-V
4 70 (7.72%) vSphere
5 42 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
6 38 (4.19%) UAG
7 25 (2.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 24 (2.65%) vCloud
9 23 (2.54%) XenApp
10 22 (2.43%) Terminal Services
11 21 (2.32%) Terminal Server
12 14 (1.54%) VMware ESX
12 14 (1.54%) Postfix
13 10 (1.10%) ISA Server
14 8 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
15 7 (0.77%) Xen
15 7 (0.77%) NFS
16 6 (0.66%) VMware Server
16 6 (0.66%) ProxySG
17 5 (0.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 31 (3.42%) SCCM
2 28 (3.09%) Backup Exec
3 20 (2.21%) NetBackup
4 17 (1.87%) Zenoss
5 12 (1.32%) SCOM
6 9 (0.99%) WSUS
6 9 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (0.88%) OpenView
7 8 (0.88%) Nagios
7 8 (0.88%) Puppet
7 8 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.77%) Plesk
8 7 (0.77%) Netcool
9 6 (0.66%) Control-M
10 5 (0.55%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (0.55%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.44%) Cacti
12 3 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 435 (47.96%) Cisco
2 368 (40.57%) Microsoft
3 268 (29.55%) VMware
4 165 (18.19%) Juniper
5 124 (13.67%) Citrix
6 101 (11.14%) F5
7 97 (10.69%) CheckPoint
8 80 (8.82%) HP
9 42 (4.63%) Dell
10 39 (4.30%) Symantec
11 34 (3.75%) Oracle
12 29 (3.20%) Avaya
13 26 (2.87%) Apple
13 26 (2.87%) Polycom
14 25 (2.76%) Red Hat
14 25 (2.76%) CommVault
15 21 (2.32%) IBM
15 21 (2.32%) Blue Coat
16 20 (2.21%) Fortinet
17 18 (1.98%) McAfee
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £16000 - £22500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Integrated Talent Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30k to £40k basic + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 6 days ago