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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 129 111 110
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 480 525 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.00% 2.34% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 9.92% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 386 438 488
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4958 5295 5576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.65% 23.57% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3860 4223 4687
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,125 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 17 April 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in the South East

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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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 131 £32,500 -15.58% 10
Hampshire +11 127 £28,500 -18.57% 9
Surrey -24 95 £32,500 -22.61% 7
West Sussex +6 32 £27,500 -35.29% 3
Buckinghamshire -26 25 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Kent -27 19 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Oxfordshire -28 16 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Middlesex +5 14 £32,250 -7.85% 1
M4 Corridor +10 4 £26,000 -60.00%
East Sussex -21 1 £21,500 -20.37%
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 524 (55.98%) Firewall
2 491 (52.46%) Windows
3 420 (44.87%) Cisco
4 353 (37.71%) Microsoft
5 330 (35.26%) Active Directory
6 301 (32.16%) Cisco Certification
7 300 (32.05%) TCP/IP
8 287 (30.66%) DNS
9 264 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 248 (26.50%) WAN
11 247 (26.39%) LAN
12 235 (25.11%) VMware
13 225 (24.04%) Linux
14 215 (22.97%) MS Exchange
15 211 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 199 (21.26%) CCNA
17 181 (19.34%) DHCP
17 181 (19.34%) SQL
18 177 (18.91%) ITIL
19 171 (18.27%) MS Excel
20 164 (17.52%) Juniper
21 158 (16.88%) SSL
22 154 (16.45%) CCNP
22 154 (16.45%) VoIP
23 146 (15.60%) SQL Server
23 146 (15.60%) MS Office
24 144 (15.38%) IPsec
25 142 (15.17%) Degree
26 139 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
27 137 (14.64%) MPLS

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 215 (22.97%) MS Exchange
2 123 (13.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 86 (9.19%) IIS
4 82 (8.76%) SharePoint
5 79 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 72 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 47 (5.02%) Lync
8 42 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 25 (2.67%) Apache
10 19 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
12 16 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
13 15 (1.60%) IBM Notes
14 14 (1.50%) CMS
15 12 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.96%) Drupal
16 9 (0.96%) Alfresco
16 9 (0.96%) WordPress
17 6 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
18 5 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 171 (18.27%) MS Excel
2 146 (15.60%) MS Office
3 8 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.21%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (2.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.85%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 8 (0.85%) SAP R/3
3 5 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.43%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.67%) SaaS
2 15 (1.60%) Office 365
2 15 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.53%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.11%) Joyent
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 524 (55.98%) Firewall
2 300 (32.05%) TCP/IP
3 287 (30.66%) DNS
4 248 (26.50%) WAN
5 247 (26.39%) LAN
6 181 (19.34%) DHCP
7 158 (16.88%) SSL
8 154 (16.45%) VoIP
9 144 (15.38%) IPsec
10 137 (14.64%) MPLS
11 136 (14.53%) SAN
11 136 (14.53%) Cisco ASA
12 130 (13.89%) Internet
13 123 (13.14%) Network Security
14 118 (12.61%) OSPF
15 113 (12.07%) BGP
16 100 (10.68%) Wireless
17 90 (9.62%) Ethernet
18 82 (8.76%) VLAN
19 75 (8.01%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (3.31%) MySQL
5 24 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 21 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (1.50%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.96%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.11%) Redis
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.11%) DB2
12 1 (0.11%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.32%) MSI
2 3 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.11%) FishEye
4 1 (0.11%) Subversion
4 1 (0.11%) JIRA
4 1 (0.11%) Rational Rose
General
1 107 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 76 (8.12%) Finance
3 28 (2.99%) Marketing
4 16 (1.71%) Retail
5 11 (1.18%) Legal
6 8 (0.85%) Billing
6 8 (0.85%) Back Office
7 6 (0.64%) Law
7 6 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.64%) Advertising
7 6 (0.64%) German Language
8 5 (0.53%) French Language
9 3 (0.32%) Military
10 2 (0.21%) Banking
10 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.21%) Publishing
10 2 (0.21%) Games
10 2 (0.21%) Automotive
10 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 211 (22.54%) Network Engineer
2 182 (19.44%) Support Engineer
3 87 (9.29%) Consultant
4 86 (9.19%) Analyst
5 60 (6.41%) Network Support
5 60 (6.41%) IT Support
6 59 (6.30%) Systems Engineer
7 54 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 50 (5.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 50 (5.34%) Support Analyst
9 49 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support
10 47 (5.02%) Network Support Engineer
11 42 (4.49%) Administrator
12 37 (3.95%) Support Technician
13 36 (3.85%) Technical Support
14 33 (3.53%) Architect
14 33 (3.53%) Technical Engineer
15 32 (3.42%) Team Leader
16 31 (3.31%) Senior Network Engineer
17 29 (3.10%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (4.70%) HTML
2 43 (4.59%) .NET
3 41 (4.38%) CSS
4 29 (3.10%) Ajax
5 25 (2.67%) COM
6 24 (2.56%) XML
7 21 (2.24%) Web Services
8 18 (1.92%) SOAP
9 17 (1.82%) MSMQ
10 11 (1.18%) .NET Framework
10 11 (1.18%) LAMP
10 11 (1.18%) jQuery
11 4 (0.43%) ODBC
12 3 (0.32%) JSP
12 3 (0.32%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.32%) XML Schema
12 3 (0.32%) Middleware
13 1 (0.11%) VXML
13 1 (0.11%) SAML
13 1 (0.11%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.59%) Blackberry
2 42 (4.49%) Clustering
3 39 (4.17%) iPhone
4 30 (3.21%) Replication
5 22 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
6 20 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.03%) iPad
7 19 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.71%) CMDB
10 12 (1.28%) Statistics
11 11 (1.18%) PKI
11 11 (1.18%) Firmware
12 9 (0.96%) Thin Client
12 9 (0.96%) Fat Client
13 8 (0.85%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.85%) Smartphone
14 7 (0.75%) Cryptography
15 6 (0.64%) Tandem
15 6 (0.64%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 491 (52.46%) Windows
2 264 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 225 (24.04%) Linux
4 211 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 131 (14.00%) Windows 7
6 127 (13.57%) Windows XP
7 107 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 76 (8.12%) UNIX
9 72 (7.69%) Windows 8
10 45 (4.81%) Windows Vista
11 33 (3.53%) Android
12 30 (3.21%) Solaris
13 19 (2.03%) Windows Phone
14 18 (1.92%) CentOS
15 15 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
16 13 (1.39%) Apple iOS
16 13 (1.39%) Ubuntu
17 12 (1.28%) Mac OS
18 11 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
18 11 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (18.91%) ITIL
2 68 (7.26%) Load Balancing
3 48 (5.13%) Network Management
4 47 (5.02%) Service Delivery
5 43 (4.59%) Network Design
6 42 (4.49%) Project Management
6 42 (4.49%) Service Management
7 35 (3.74%) Change Management
8 32 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (3.42%) Change Control
9 30 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (3.10%) Security Management
11 27 (2.88%) Migration
11 27 (2.88%) ITSM
11 27 (2.88%) Capacity Planning
12 26 (2.78%) Data Security
13 23 (2.46%) E-Commerce
13 23 (2.46%) Project Planning
14 21 (2.24%) Incident Management
14 21 (2.24%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 181 (19.34%) SQL
2 43 (4.59%) PowerShell
3 37 (3.95%) JavaScript
4 32 (3.42%) T-SQL
5 26 (2.78%) PHP
6 21 (2.24%) VB.NET
7 19 (2.03%) Perl
8 17 (1.82%) C
9 15 (1.60%) C#
10 14 (1.50%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.39%) C++
12 11 (1.18%) PHP5
13 10 (1.07%) Java
14 9 (0.96%) VBScript
14 9 (0.96%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.75%) Python
16 3 (0.32%) VB
17 2 (0.21%) Ruby
18 1 (0.11%) Clojure
18 1 (0.11%) JCL
Qualifications
1 301 (32.16%) Cisco Certification
2 199 (21.26%) CCNA
3 154 (16.45%) CCNP
4 142 (15.17%) Degree
5 122 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 87 (9.29%) MCSE
7 68 (7.26%) MCP
8 50 (5.34%) CCIE
9 49 (5.24%) MCSA
10 47 (5.02%) MCITP
11 46 (4.91%) CCSP
12 39 (4.17%) JNCIA
13 34 (3.63%) Security Cleared
14 30 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 25 (2.67%) MCTS
16 23 (2.46%) SC Cleared
17 21 (2.24%) CCIP
18 15 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
19 14 (1.50%) Network+ Certification
19 14 (1.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (10.79%) SLA
2 32 (3.42%) PCI DSS
3 31 (3.31%) ISO 9001
4 23 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 23 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.28%) QA
6 1 (0.11%) COSO
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 330 (35.26%) Active Directory
2 139 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (8.97%) Hyper-V
4 50 (5.34%) vSphere
5 47 (5.02%) Terminal Services
6 28 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (2.24%) VMware ESX
8 18 (1.92%) UAG
9 17 (1.82%) Terminal Server
10 14 (1.50%) XenApp
11 13 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (1.07%) NFS
13 9 (0.96%) Xen
14 6 (0.64%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.64%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.53%) Novell eDirectory
15 5 (0.53%) FreeRADIUS
15 5 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.43%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 28 (2.99%) Backup Exec
2 24 (2.56%) SCCM
3 20 (2.14%) WSUS
3 20 (2.14%) NetBackup
4 16 (1.71%) HP UCMDB
5 15 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
6 14 (1.50%) Nagios
7 9 (0.96%) Plesk
8 8 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
8 8 (0.85%) SCOM
9 7 (0.75%) Netcool
9 7 (0.75%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.64%) CiscoWorks
11 4 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.43%) DameWare
12 3 (0.32%) Zenoss
12 3 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
13 2 (0.21%) Puppet
13 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.21%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 420 (44.87%) Cisco
2 353 (37.71%) Microsoft
3 235 (25.11%) VMware
4 164 (17.52%) Juniper
5 109 (11.65%) HP
6 108 (11.54%) CheckPoint
7 77 (8.23%) Citrix
8 61 (6.52%) Avaya
9 60 (6.41%) F5
10 46 (4.91%) Blue Coat
11 44 (4.70%) Oracle
12 40 (4.27%) ServiceNow
13 39 (4.17%) Symantec
14 36 (3.85%) Remedy
15 35 (3.74%) McAfee
15 35 (3.74%) Apple
16 31 (3.31%) Dell
17 29 (3.10%) Brocade
18 28 (2.99%) EMC
19 23 (2.46%) SolarWinds
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private Medical Cover
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Sytel Reply
Salary: excellent, bonus, flexible benefits, pension and life insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: car allowance + 20% bonus.
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Websense
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + 22-25 days hol, free parking
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago