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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 122 108 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 477 513 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.11% 2.36% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.47% 10.61% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 390 440 535
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 £24,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,800 £60,000 £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
5038 4835 5261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.26% 22.25% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3750 3754 4311
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +25 163 £36,000 -15.04% 10
Surrey -21 127 £37,500 - 13
Hampshire -2 87 £42,250 +46.95% 7
West Sussex 0 27 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Buckinghamshire -29 23 £26,500 -29.33% 5
East Sussex -9 21 £28,000 -32.53%
Oxfordshire +10 16 £37,000 +9.62% 1
Kent -21 12 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Middlesex -8 4 £60,000 +41.17%
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 22 August 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.

1 534 (58.68%) Windows
2 528 (58.02%) Firewall
3 427 (46.92%) Cisco
4 369 (40.55%) Microsoft
5 314 (34.51%) Active Directory
6 312 (34.29%) DNS
7 309 (33.96%) TCP/IP
8 265 (29.12%) Linux
9 264 (29.01%) VMware
10 250 (27.47%) WAN
11 247 (27.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 233 (25.60%) Cisco Certification
13 228 (25.05%) LAN
14 203 (22.31%) MS Exchange
14 203 (22.31%) VMware Infrastructure
15 187 (20.55%) SQL Server
16 181 (19.89%) Windows Server 2003
17 180 (19.78%) MS Excel
18 178 (19.56%) DHCP
19 167 (18.35%) SSL
20 165 (18.13%) ITIL
21 164 (18.02%) Juniper
22 158 (17.36%) SQL
23 157 (17.25%) Windows Server 2012
24 153 (16.81%) CCNP
25 152 (16.70%) IPsec
26 151 (16.59%) MS Office
26 151 (16.59%) Windows 7
27 144 (15.82%) CCNA
27 144 (15.82%) SAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (22.31%) MS Exchange
2 117 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (7.25%) IIS
4 58 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 54 (5.93%) Apache
5 54 (5.93%) Lync
6 53 (5.82%) SharePoint
7 40 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 31 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 24 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 20 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
11 18 (1.98%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.32%) WebLogic
12 12 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.99%) WordPress
13 9 (0.99%) Drupal
13 9 (0.99%) Alfresco
14 8 (0.88%) CMS
14 8 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 180 (19.78%) MS Excel
2 151 (16.59%) MS Office
3 8 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.55%) MS Project
5 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.44%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.11%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.30%) Office 365
2 23 (2.53%) IaaS
3 18 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.65%) SaaS
6 5 (0.55%) PaaS
7 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 528 (58.02%) Firewall
2 312 (34.29%) DNS
3 309 (33.96%) TCP/IP
4 250 (27.47%) WAN
5 228 (25.05%) LAN
6 178 (19.56%) DHCP
7 167 (18.35%) SSL
8 152 (16.70%) IPsec
9 144 (15.82%) SAN
10 139 (15.27%) MPLS
11 135 (14.84%) VoIP
12 126 (13.85%) Network Security
13 122 (13.41%) Cisco ASA
14 120 (13.19%) Internet
15 117 (12.86%) OSPF
16 101 (11.10%) BGP
17 97 (10.66%) VLAN
18 65 (7.14%) Wireless
19 61 (6.70%) Cisco IOS
20 59 (6.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 60 (6.59%) MySQL
3 44 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.33%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.22%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.11%) Informix
12 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.44%) WebLOAD
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.22%) JIRA
4 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (6.92%) Telecoms
2 59 (6.48%) Finance
3 19 (2.09%) Marketing
4 14 (1.54%) Banking
5 13 (1.43%) Retail
6 11 (1.21%) French Language
6 11 (1.21%) German Language
6 11 (1.21%) Billing
7 10 (1.10%) Back Office
8 8 (0.88%) Italian Language
9 7 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.77%) Games
10 6 (0.66%) Legal
11 5 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.44%) Law
12 4 (0.44%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.33%) Publishing
13 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.22%) Automotive
14 2 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 173 (19.01%) Support Engineer
2 152 (16.70%) Network Engineer
3 117 (12.86%) Analyst
4 75 (8.24%) Consultant
5 74 (8.13%) Support Analyst
6 72 (7.91%) IT Support
7 71 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 64 (7.03%) 3rd Line Support
9 52 (5.71%) Technical Support
10 46 (5.05%) Security Engineer
11 43 (4.73%) 2nd Line Support
11 43 (4.73%) Systems Engineer
12 40 (4.40%) Team Leader
13 39 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 36 (3.96%) Support Technician
14 36 (3.96%) Technical Engineer
15 34 (3.74%) Network Security Engineer
15 34 (3.74%) Security Consultant
16 33 (3.63%) Network Support
17 32 (3.52%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.62%) HTML
2 39 (4.29%) LAMP
3 36 (3.96%) CSS
4 31 (3.41%) Ajax
5 29 (3.19%) jQuery
6 22 (2.42%) .NET
7 15 (1.65%) COM
8 14 (1.54%) XML
9 10 (1.10%) Middleware
10 9 (0.99%) Web Services
10 9 (0.99%) MSMQ
11 7 (0.77%) ODBC
11 7 (0.77%) SOAP
12 5 (0.55%) Application Packaging
12 5 (0.55%) YAML
12 5 (0.55%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.44%) SAML
13 4 (0.44%) XML Schema
13 4 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (0.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 51 (5.60%) Blackberry
2 29 (3.19%) iPhone
3 22 (2.42%) Clustering
4 21 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.20%) Replication
5 20 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
6 19 (2.09%) PKI
7 15 (1.65%) iPad
8 13 (1.43%) Statistics
9 11 (1.21%) Smartphone
10 10 (1.10%) EqualLogic
11 9 (0.99%) Fat Client
11 9 (0.99%) Thin Client
12 8 (0.88%) CMDB
13 6 (0.66%) Firmware
13 6 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.66%) Online Games
14 5 (0.55%) EPoS
14 5 (0.55%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 534 (58.68%) Windows
2 265 (29.12%) Linux
3 247 (27.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 181 (19.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 157 (17.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 151 (16.59%) Windows 7
7 103 (11.32%) UNIX
8 92 (10.11%) Windows XP
9 79 (8.68%) Windows 8
10 38 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 34 (3.74%) CentOS
12 30 (3.30%) Apple iOS
12 30 (3.30%) Android
12 30 (3.30%) Windows Vista
13 22 (2.42%) Solaris
14 19 (2.09%) Ubuntu
15 17 (1.87%) Windows Phone
16 15 (1.65%) Windows Mobile
17 11 (1.21%) AIX
18 10 (1.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (18.13%) ITIL
2 91 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 54 (5.93%) Kalman Filter
4 49 (5.38%) Service Management
5 45 (4.95%) Service Delivery
5 45 (4.95%) Network Management
6 38 (4.18%) Project Management
7 36 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 35 (3.85%) Change Management
9 34 (3.74%) PRINCE2
10 33 (3.63%) Network Design
11 26 (2.86%) MVC
12 24 (2.64%) Incident Management
13 23 (2.53%) Change Control
14 21 (2.31%) Time Management
15 20 (2.20%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (2.20%) ITSM
16 17 (1.87%) Migration
17 16 (1.76%) Network Monitoring
18 15 (1.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 158 (17.36%) SQL
2 51 (5.60%) PHP
3 41 (4.51%) C++
4 40 (4.40%) JavaScript
5 26 (2.86%) C#
5 26 (2.86%) PHP5
6 24 (2.64%) PowerShell
7 22 (2.42%) Perl
8 21 (2.31%) Shell Script
9 20 (2.20%) T-SQL
10 19 (2.09%) Python
11 18 (1.98%) C
12 13 (1.43%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.21%) Java
14 9 (0.99%) Ruby
15 6 (0.66%) VB
15 6 (0.66%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.44%) VBScript
17 1 (0.11%) R
17 1 (0.11%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 233 (25.60%) Cisco Certification
2 153 (16.81%) CCNP
3 144 (15.82%) CCNA
4 117 (12.86%) Degree
5 109 (11.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 72 (7.91%) MCSE
7 63 (6.92%) Security Cleared
8 50 (5.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 45 (4.95%) MCITP
10 42 (4.62%) MCP
11 41 (4.51%) CCIE
12 37 (4.07%) MCSA
13 29 (3.19%) CISSP
14 28 (3.08%) SC Cleared
15 24 (2.64%) MCTS
16 19 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (1.43%) CCSP
17 13 (1.43%) CISM
18 12 (1.32%) CISA
18 12 (1.32%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (9.89%) SLA
2 61 (6.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.98%) COBIT
5 16 (1.76%) ISO 9001
6 13 (1.43%) QA
7 11 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.55%) COSO
System Software
1 314 (34.51%) Active Directory
2 203 (22.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (10.66%) Hyper-V
4 67 (7.36%) vSphere
5 41 (4.51%) VMware ESXi
6 39 (4.29%) UAG
7 24 (2.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 23 (2.53%) Terminal Services
9 22 (2.42%) vCloud
9 22 (2.42%) XenApp
10 20 (2.20%) Terminal Server
11 14 (1.54%) VMware ESX
11 14 (1.54%) Postfix
12 10 (1.10%) ISA Server
13 8 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (0.77%) Xen
15 6 (0.66%) ProxySG
15 6 (0.66%) NFS
16 5 (0.55%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (3.30%) Backup Exec
2 29 (3.19%) SCCM
3 21 (2.31%) NetBackup
4 16 (1.76%) Zenoss
5 12 (1.32%) SCOM
6 9 (0.99%) WSUS
6 9 (0.99%) Plesk
6 9 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (0.88%) Nagios
8 7 (0.77%) Puppet
8 7 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.77%) OpenView
8 7 (0.77%) Netcool
9 5 (0.55%) HP UCMDB
9 5 (0.55%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.55%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.55%) Control-M
10 4 (0.44%) Cacti
11 3 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 427 (46.92%) Cisco
2 369 (40.55%) Microsoft
3 264 (29.01%) VMware
4 164 (18.02%) Juniper
5 119 (13.08%) Citrix
6 98 (10.77%) F5
7 94 (10.33%) CheckPoint
8 85 (9.34%) HP
9 44 (4.84%) Dell
10 39 (4.29%) Symantec
11 35 (3.85%) Oracle
12 29 (3.19%) Avaya
13 27 (2.97%) Red Hat
14 26 (2.86%) Apple
15 25 (2.75%) CommVault
16 24 (2.64%) Polycom
17 23 (2.53%) Blue Coat
18 21 (2.31%) Fortinet
18 21 (2.31%) IBM
19 17 (1.87%) Nokia
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £75K Total OTE
Posted: 4 days ago