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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England / South East
Rank 88 127 133
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 465 485 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.20% 2.53% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.96% 11.88% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 373 422 333
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
2914 4083 4577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.06% 21.29% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2354 3474 3539
Median salary £43,625 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.05% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +27 113 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Surrey +1 80 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Hampshire +30 75 £40,000 +17.64% 16
East Sussex +50 51 £41,500 +18.57% 4
Oxfordshire +25 49 £37,500 -14.77% 5
Buckinghamshire +29 47 £47,500 +14.45% 9
Kent +12 31 £42,500 +49.12% 1
West Sussex -2 12 £29,125 -35.27% 1
Middlesex -2 7 £32,500 -35.00%
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for VPN.

1 587 (65.15%) Cisco
2 545 (60.49%) Firewall
3 415 (46.06%) Cisco Certification
4 376 (41.73%) Windows
5 306 (33.96%) CCNP
6 259 (28.75%) WAN
7 251 (27.86%) LAN
7 251 (27.86%) Cisco ASA
8 246 (27.30%) CCNA
9 234 (25.97%) VMware
10 229 (25.42%) Active Directory
11 227 (25.19%) DNS
12 214 (23.75%) Wireless
13 210 (23.31%) MPLS
14 209 (23.20%) Linux
15 207 (22.97%) Microsoft
16 201 (22.31%) Juniper
17 186 (20.64%) TCP/IP
18 185 (20.53%) CheckPoint
19 180 (19.98%) Windows Server
20 165 (18.31%) ITIL
21 159 (17.65%) VoIP
22 156 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
23 152 (16.87%) VLAN
24 151 (16.76%) OSPF
24 151 (16.76%) BGP
24 151 (16.76%) Palo Alto
25 143 (15.87%) Network Security
25 143 (15.87%) DHCP
26 137 (15.21%) Data Centre

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (6.33%) MS Exchange
2 42 (4.66%) Skype for Business
3 19 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (1.66%) IIS
6 14 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (1.33%) IBM Notes
7 12 (1.33%) OpenStack
8 11 (1.22%) Apache
8 11 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (1.22%) SAS
9 10 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (0.55%) nginx
10 5 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.33%) Drupal
12 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 133 (14.76%) MS Office
2 117 (12.99%) MS Excel
3 42 (4.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.55%) MS Project
7 4 (0.44%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.44%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 7 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.44%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 67 (7.44%) Office 365
2 44 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.66%) SaaS
5 10 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.89%) IaaS
7 6 (0.67%) PaaS
8 4 (0.44%) iPaaS
9 3 (0.33%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.22%) Heroku
11 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.11%) Sumo Logic
11 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 545 (60.49%) Firewall
2 259 (28.75%) WAN
3 251 (27.86%) Cisco ASA
3 251 (27.86%) LAN
4 227 (25.19%) DNS
5 214 (23.75%) Wireless
6 210 (23.31%) MPLS
7 186 (20.64%) TCP/IP
8 159 (17.65%) VoIP
9 152 (16.87%) VLAN
10 151 (16.76%) BGP
10 151 (16.76%) OSPF
11 143 (15.87%) DHCP
11 143 (15.87%) Network Security
12 112 (12.43%) IPsec
13 109 (12.10%) SSL
14 96 (10.65%) Cisco Nexus
15 84 (9.32%) Internet
16 80 (8.88%) SAN
17 53 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.66%) MySQL
3 9 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (0.89%) Relational Database
4 8 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.67%) Redis
6 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.44%) Cognos Impromptu
7 4 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.33%) FileMaker
8 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.22%) Big Data
9 2 (0.22%) GIS
9 2 (0.22%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.11%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.55%) Subversion
3 4 (0.44%) Android Studio
3 4 (0.44%) Grunt
3 4 (0.44%) Jasmine
3 4 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (0.44%) webpack
4 3 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.33%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.33%) Trac
4 3 (0.33%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.22%) JIRA
5 2 (0.22%) Maven
5 2 (0.22%) RSpec
6 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 94 (10.43%) Telecoms
2 83 (9.21%) Finance
3 30 (3.33%) Marketing
4 25 (2.77%) Back Office
5 17 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.66%) Banking
7 11 (1.22%) Legal
8 10 (1.11%) Electronics
9 7 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.67%) Games
10 6 (0.67%) Retail
11 2 (0.22%) Billing
11 2 (0.22%) Front Office
11 2 (0.22%) German Language
12 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.11%) Law
12 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 285 (31.63%) Network Engineer
2 121 (13.43%) Analyst
3 120 (13.32%) Support Engineer
4 119 (13.21%) Cisco Engineer
4 119 (13.21%) Security Engineer
5 111 (12.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 79 (8.77%) Network Support
7 71 (7.88%) Network Security Engineer
8 67 (7.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 62 (6.88%) Juniper Engineer
10 59 (6.55%) Network Support Engineer
11 58 (6.44%) Network Analyst
12 55 (6.10%) Administrator
13 51 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 50 (5.55%) Architect
15 47 (5.22%) Cisco Security Engineer
16 45 (4.99%) Cisco Support
17 39 (4.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 39 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
18 38 (4.22%) Cisco Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.89%) HTML
2 15 (1.66%) CSS
3 12 (1.33%) Web Services
4 8 (0.89%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (0.78%) 802.1X
5 7 (0.78%) J2EE
6 6 (0.67%) jQuery
7 5 (0.55%) .NET
7 5 (0.55%) OAuth2
7 5 (0.55%) OpenID
7 5 (0.55%) SAML
7 5 (0.55%) Spring
8 4 (0.44%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.44%) COM
8 4 (0.44%) iBATIS
8 4 (0.44%) React
8 4 (0.44%) XML
9 3 (0.33%) EDI
9 3 (0.33%) Memcached
10 2 (0.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 137 (15.21%) Data Centre
2 50 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (4.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 36 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 32 (3.55%) Computer Science
6 29 (3.22%) PKI
7 27 (3.00%) Driving Licence
8 24 (2.66%) Management Information System
9 22 (2.44%) iPad
10 18 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
11 15 (1.66%) iPhone
12 11 (1.22%) User Experience
13 10 (1.11%) Client/Server
14 9 (1.00%) Biotechnology
14 9 (1.00%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.78%) iSeries
15 7 (0.78%) Mainframe
15 7 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
16 6 (0.67%) Animation
16 6 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 376 (41.73%) Windows
2 209 (23.20%) Linux
3 180 (19.98%) Windows Server
4 131 (14.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 122 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 91 (10.10%) Windows 7
7 62 (6.88%) Windows 10
8 54 (5.99%) Unix
9 50 (5.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (3.44%) Windows 8
11 28 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (3.00%) Windows XP
13 21 (2.33%) Mac OS X
14 20 (2.22%) CentOS
15 18 (2.00%) Mac OS
16 15 (1.66%) Android
17 10 (1.11%) Apple iOS
18 9 (1.00%) Solaris
19 7 (0.78%) Windows 2000
20 6 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (18.31%) ITIL
2 85 (9.43%) Network Design
3 58 (6.44%) Information Security
4 56 (6.22%) Presales
5 54 (5.99%) Kalman Filter
6 49 (5.44%) High Availability
6 49 (5.44%) Network Monitoring
7 48 (5.33%) Service Management
8 47 (5.22%) Network Management
9 43 (4.77%) Change Management
10 42 (4.66%) Load Balancing
11 36 (4.00%) Migration
11 36 (4.00%) Project Management
12 34 (3.77%) Problem Management
12 34 (3.77%) Security Architecture
13 33 (3.66%) Security Management
14 32 (3.55%) Patch Management
15 31 (3.44%) DevOps
16 29 (3.22%) Disaster Recovery
17 28 (3.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 45 (4.99%) SQL
2 44 (4.88%) Python
3 30 (3.33%) C
4 27 (3.00%) Ruby
5 26 (2.89%) Bash Shell
5 26 (2.89%) PowerShell
6 17 (1.89%) C++
7 15 (1.66%) JavaScript
8 14 (1.55%) Java
9 13 (1.44%) Perl
10 8 (0.89%) T-SQL
11 7 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.55%) C#
12 5 (0.55%) PHP
12 5 (0.55%) R
13 4 (0.44%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.44%) VBScript
14 1 (0.11%) Tcl
14 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 415 (46.06%) Cisco Certification
2 306 (33.96%) CCNP
3 246 (27.30%) CCNA
4 92 (10.21%) CCIE
5 70 (7.77%) Degree
6 47 (5.22%) Security Cleared
7 40 (4.44%) SC Cleared
8 39 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (3.77%) CCSP
10 33 (3.66%) CCDP
11 31 (3.44%) JNCIS
12 29 (3.22%) CCSE
13 27 (3.00%) MCSE
14 20 (2.22%) MCP
15 14 (1.55%) CCIP
15 14 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (1.44%) MCITP
17 12 (1.33%) CCVP
17 12 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 11 (1.22%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (10.99%) SLA
2 20 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 19 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (1.33%) QA
6 7 (0.78%) PMBOK
7 6 (0.67%) FISMA
7 6 (0.67%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) COSO
8 1 (0.11%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.11%) SDET
System Software
1 229 (25.42%) Active Directory
2 156 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (9.88%) Hyper-V
4 31 (3.44%) vSphere
5 28 (3.11%) VMware ESX
6 21 (2.33%) ProxySG
7 16 (1.78%) Forefront TMG
8 15 (1.66%) vCloud
9 14 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (1.44%) Terminal Server
10 13 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (1.33%) Firmware
11 12 (1.33%) XenApp
12 11 (1.22%) XenDesktop
13 9 (1.00%) BlackBerry Internet Service
14 8 (0.89%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.67%) Docker
15 6 (0.67%) XenServer
16 5 (0.55%) Snort
16 5 (0.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (4.88%) Nagios
2 39 (4.33%) SCCM
3 30 (3.33%) FortiGate
3 30 (3.33%) Puppet
4 28 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (2.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 22 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
7 18 (2.00%) SCOM
8 16 (1.78%) Backup Exec
9 15 (1.66%) Opsview
10 11 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
11 9 (1.00%) WSUS
12 7 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (0.67%) HAProxy
13 6 (0.67%) QRadar
14 4 (0.44%) AirWatch
14 4 (0.44%) EdgeSight
14 4 (0.44%) Kubernetes
14 4 (0.44%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 587 (65.15%) Cisco
2 234 (25.97%) VMware
3 207 (22.97%) Microsoft
4 201 (22.31%) Juniper
5 185 (20.53%) CheckPoint
6 151 (16.76%) Palo Alto
7 115 (12.76%) F5
8 58 (6.44%) Citrix
9 55 (6.10%) SolarWinds
10 52 (5.77%) Avaya
11 48 (5.33%) Fortinet
12 45 (4.99%) Blue Coat
12 45 (4.99%) HP
13 42 (4.66%) Imperva
14 39 (4.33%) Riverbed
15 34 (3.77%) Apple
16 30 (3.33%) NetApp
17 27 (3.00%) Brocade
17 27 (3.00%) Intel Security
18 25 (2.77%) Meraki
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus shift allowance and overtime an
Posted: Yesterday
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Flexible Worki
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SAI Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Havant
aap3
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 23 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 23 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 23 hours ago
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits overtime, training, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Medical + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + flexi- working,26 hols, pen
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: to £28,000
Posted: 10 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £55,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Havant
aap3
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago