The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 132 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 461 522 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.04% 2.37% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.32% 10.27% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 375 432 528
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 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4944 5084 5201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.84% 23.09% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3738 3950 4310
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +19 143 £37,500 +3.44% 7
Surrey -27 136 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Hampshire -8 78 £42,250 +24.26% 13
West Sussex -4 26 £25,000 -31.97% 1
Buckinghamshire -27 23 £38,000 +1.33% 3
East Sussex -8 21 £32,500 +20.37% 1
Oxfordshire 0 16 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Kent -22 14 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Middlesex 0 10 £57,500 +35.29%
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 30 July 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.

1 538 (58.54%) Windows
2 514 (55.93%) Firewall
3 417 (45.38%) Cisco
4 363 (39.50%) Microsoft
5 330 (35.91%) Active Directory
6 313 (34.06%) DNS
7 306 (33.30%) TCP/IP
8 264 (28.73%) VMware
9 257 (27.97%) WAN
10 253 (27.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 251 (27.31%) Linux
12 239 (26.01%) LAN
13 237 (25.79%) Cisco Certification
14 201 (21.87%) MS Exchange
15 197 (21.44%) SQL Server
16 189 (20.57%) Windows Server 2003
17 185 (20.13%) DHCP
18 180 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
19 176 (19.15%) MS Excel
20 170 (18.50%) SQL
21 168 (18.28%) ITIL
22 167 (18.17%) Juniper
23 161 (17.52%) CCNP
24 158 (17.19%) SSL
25 155 (16.87%) SAN
26 151 (16.43%) MS Office
27 148 (16.10%) CCNA
28 144 (15.67%) Windows 7
28 144 (15.67%) Windows Server 2012
29 137 (14.91%) IPsec

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 201 (21.87%) MS Exchange
2 118 (12.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (8.27%) IIS
4 61 (6.64%) SharePoint
5 58 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 50 (5.44%) Apache
7 49 (5.33%) Lync
8 46 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 29 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 25 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
11 20 (2.18%) Tomcat
12 18 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
13 14 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
15 12 (1.31%) Alfresco
15 12 (1.31%) Drupal
15 12 (1.31%) WordPress
15 12 (1.31%) CMS
16 10 (1.09%) WebLogic
17 9 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 176 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 151 (16.43%) MS Office
3 7 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.87%) 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 27 (2.94%) Office 365
2 19 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.96%) IaaS
4 16 (1.74%) SaaS
4 16 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.33%) PaaS
6 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 514 (55.93%) Firewall
2 313 (34.06%) DNS
3 306 (33.30%) TCP/IP
4 257 (27.97%) WAN
5 239 (26.01%) LAN
6 185 (20.13%) DHCP
7 158 (17.19%) SSL
8 155 (16.87%) SAN
9 137 (14.91%) IPsec
10 133 (14.47%) VoIP
11 128 (13.93%) Internet
12 127 (13.82%) MPLS
13 120 (13.06%) Cisco ASA
14 116 (12.62%) Network Security
15 111 (12.08%) OSPF
16 102 (11.10%) VLAN
17 95 (10.34%) BGP
18 63 (6.86%) Cisco IOS
19 61 (6.64%) Wireless
20 60 (6.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (21.44%) SQL Server
2 56 (6.09%) MySQL
3 51 (5.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (2.07%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 11 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.54%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.33%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.22%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.11%) Informix
12 1 (0.11%) DB2
12 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.44%) 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
4 1 (0.11%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.11%) WebLOAD
General
1 77 (8.38%) Telecoms
2 59 (6.42%) Finance
3 19 (2.07%) Marketing
4 16 (1.74%) Retail
5 13 (1.41%) Banking
5 13 (1.41%) Back Office
6 11 (1.20%) Billing
6 11 (1.20%) French Language
6 11 (1.20%) German Language
7 10 (1.09%) Legal
8 8 (0.87%) Italian Language
9 7 (0.76%) Games
9 7 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.54%) Law
11 4 (0.44%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.33%) Publishing
12 3 (0.33%) Automotive
13 2 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 182 (19.80%) Support Engineer
2 169 (18.39%) Network Engineer
3 106 (11.53%) Analyst
4 74 (8.05%) Consultant
5 71 (7.73%) IT Support
6 65 (7.07%) Support Analyst
6 65 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 62 (6.75%) 3rd Line Support
8 60 (6.53%) Technical Support
9 45 (4.90%) Security Engineer
10 44 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
11 43 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
12 42 (4.57%) Technical Engineer
13 40 (4.35%) Network Support
14 39 (4.24%) Administrator
15 38 (4.13%) Network Security Engineer
15 38 (4.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 37 (4.03%) Team Leader
16 37 (4.03%) Support Technician
17 34 (3.70%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.68%) HTML
2 39 (4.24%) CSS
3 36 (3.92%) LAMP
4 33 (3.59%) Ajax
5 29 (3.16%) .NET
6 28 (3.05%) jQuery
7 18 (1.96%) COM
8 16 (1.74%) XML
9 13 (1.41%) Middleware
10 12 (1.31%) MSMQ
11 11 (1.20%) Web Services
12 10 (1.09%) SOAP
13 9 (0.98%) .NET Framework
14 6 (0.65%) ODBC
15 5 (0.54%) ASP.NET
15 5 (0.54%) Application Packaging
16 4 (0.44%) YAML
16 4 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
16 4 (0.44%) SAML
16 4 (0.44%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.31%) Blackberry
2 36 (3.92%) Clustering
3 32 (3.48%) iPhone
4 27 (2.94%) Replication
5 25 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.18%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.07%) PKI
8 18 (1.96%) iPad
9 16 (1.74%) Statistics
10 13 (1.41%) Smartphone
11 12 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (1.31%) Firmware
12 11 (1.20%) Thin Client
12 11 (1.20%) Fat Client
12 11 (1.20%) CMDB
13 9 (0.98%) EqualLogic
14 7 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.65%) Online Games
15 6 (0.65%) Social Media
15 6 (0.65%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 538 (58.54%) Windows
2 253 (27.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 251 (27.31%) Linux
4 189 (20.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 144 (15.67%) Windows 7
5 144 (15.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 102 (11.10%) UNIX
7 101 (10.99%) Windows XP
8 84 (9.14%) Windows 8
9 37 (4.03%) Windows Vista
10 36 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (3.81%) CentOS
12 30 (3.26%) Android
13 29 (3.16%) Apple iOS
14 23 (2.50%) Solaris
15 20 (2.18%) Ubuntu
16 17 (1.85%) Windows Phone
17 15 (1.63%) Windows Mobile
18 11 (1.20%) AIX
19 10 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (18.28%) ITIL
2 95 (10.34%) Load Balancing
3 42 (4.57%) Service Management
4 41 (4.46%) Service Delivery
4 41 (4.46%) Network Management
5 36 (3.92%) Project Management
6 35 (3.81%) Network Design
7 31 (3.37%) Change Management
8 28 (3.05%) PRINCE2
8 28 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (2.94%) Change Control
10 25 (2.72%) MVC
10 25 (2.72%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (2.50%) Security Management
11 23 (2.50%) Time Management
12 22 (2.39%) Incident Management
13 20 (2.18%) ITSM
14 18 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
14 18 (1.96%) Network Monitoring
14 18 (1.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 170 (18.50%) SQL
2 48 (5.22%) PHP
3 41 (4.46%) JavaScript
4 36 (3.92%) C++
5 30 (3.26%) PowerShell
6 26 (2.83%) T-SQL
7 25 (2.72%) C#
7 25 (2.72%) PHP5
8 24 (2.61%) Perl
9 22 (2.39%) C
10 15 (1.63%) Python
11 14 (1.52%) Bash Shell
11 14 (1.52%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.20%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.09%) Java
14 6 (0.65%) VBScript
14 6 (0.65%) VB
14 6 (0.65%) Ruby
15 1 (0.11%) COBOL
15 1 (0.11%) JCL
Qualifications
1 237 (25.79%) Cisco Certification
2 161 (17.52%) CCNP
3 148 (16.10%) CCNA
4 130 (14.15%) Degree
5 107 (11.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 67 (7.29%) MCSE
7 53 (5.77%) Security Cleared
8 42 (4.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 38 (4.13%) MCITP
10 37 (4.03%) MCP
11 36 (3.92%) CCIE
12 33 (3.59%) MCSA
13 27 (2.94%) CISSP
14 25 (2.72%) SC Cleared
15 22 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (1.96%) MCTS
17 14 (1.52%) CCSP
18 12 (1.31%) VCAP
19 11 (1.20%) CCIP
19 11 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (10.12%) SLA
2 45 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 17 (1.85%) ISO 9001
5 14 (1.52%) QA
5 14 (1.52%) COBIT
6 9 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.54%) COSO
System Software
1 330 (35.91%) Active Directory
2 180 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (10.66%) Hyper-V
4 61 (6.64%) vSphere
5 40 (4.35%) UAG
6 38 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (2.83%) Terminal Services
8 23 (2.50%) VMware ESX
9 22 (2.39%) XenApp
10 18 (1.96%) Terminal Server
11 16 (1.74%) vCloud
12 15 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 12 (1.31%) Postfix
14 10 (1.09%) Xen
15 8 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
15 8 (0.87%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (0.65%) ProxySG
17 5 (0.54%) NFS
17 5 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (3.37%) Backup Exec
2 21 (2.29%) NetBackup
3 20 (2.18%) SCCM
4 12 (1.31%) SCOM
4 12 (1.31%) Plesk
5 9 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (0.98%) Nagios
5 9 (0.98%) WSUS
6 8 (0.87%) FortiGate
6 8 (0.87%) HP UCMDB
7 7 (0.76%) Zenoss
8 6 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.65%) Puppet
8 6 (0.65%) Netcool
8 6 (0.65%) OpenView
9 5 (0.54%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (0.44%) Cacti
10 4 (0.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 417 (45.38%) Cisco
2 363 (39.50%) Microsoft
3 264 (28.73%) VMware
4 167 (18.17%) Juniper
5 127 (13.82%) Citrix
6 93 (10.12%) HP
7 88 (9.58%) F5
8 87 (9.47%) CheckPoint
9 42 (4.57%) Oracle
10 40 (4.35%) Symantec
11 38 (4.13%) Dell
12 34 (3.70%) Red Hat
13 30 (3.26%) Apple
14 28 (3.05%) Avaya
15 26 (2.83%) CommVault
16 24 (2.61%) Blue Coat
17 22 (2.39%) Fortinet
18 21 (2.29%) NetApp
19 18 (1.96%) ProCurve
19 18 (1.96%) McAfee
Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 11 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 to £45,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Cyber Team
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Car + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Theale, Berkshire
i-KMP Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private Medical Cover
Posted: 5 days ago