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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 113 135 147
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 539 501 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.81% 2.36% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.63% 10.71% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 471 361 362
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +41.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
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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
4268 4678 4925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.29% 22.00% 20.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3560 3494 3844
Median salary £45,000 £44,367 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +33 182 £45,000 - 19
Surrey +8 116 £42,500 - 5
Hampshire +11 93 £32,500 -31.57% 8
Oxfordshire +17 34 £46,250 +14.19% 2
Kent +20 32 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 31 £36,500 -18.88% 10
East Sussex +11 23 £35,000 -12.50% 3
West Sussex -11 19 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Middlesex +5 2 £43,750 +28.67%
Home Counties - 1 £60,000 -
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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.

1 615 (62.12%) Firewall
2 546 (55.15%) Cisco
3 451 (45.56%) Windows
4 382 (38.59%) WAN
5 380 (38.38%) Cisco Certification
6 333 (33.64%) Microsoft
7 329 (33.23%) LAN
8 326 (32.93%) VMware
9 299 (30.20%) Active Directory
10 277 (27.98%) DNS
11 273 (27.58%) Linux
12 270 (27.27%) TCP/IP
13 263 (26.57%) Windows Server
14 262 (26.46%) CCNP
15 240 (24.24%) CCNA
16 233 (23.54%) Juniper
17 231 (23.33%) MPLS
18 208 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
19 198 (20.00%) SSL
20 194 (19.60%) Data Centre
21 192 (19.39%) Windows Server 2008
21 192 (19.39%) MS Exchange
22 187 (18.89%) BGP
23 183 (18.48%) VoIP
24 182 (18.38%) Wireless
25 179 (18.08%) Cisco ASA
26 177 (17.88%) CheckPoint
27 175 (17.68%) SAN
28 168 (16.97%) IPsec
29 167 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012

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
1 192 (19.39%) MS Exchange
2 86 (8.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (6.67%) IIS
4 46 (4.65%) Skype for Business
5 42 (4.24%) SharePoint
6 34 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (1.72%) nginx
10 16 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (0.81%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.71%) Apache
12 7 (0.71%) SAS
13 6 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.40%) Node.js
14 4 (0.40%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.30%) Confluence
15 3 (0.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 160 (16.16%) MS Excel
2 140 (14.14%) MS Office
3 15 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.20%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.10%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 92 (9.29%) Office 365
2 28 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.53%) SaaS
4 22 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (1.82%) IaaS
6 8 (0.81%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.61%) SoftLayer
7 6 (0.61%) Sumo Logic
8 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.30%) Heroku
10 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 615 (62.12%) Firewall
2 382 (38.59%) WAN
3 329 (33.23%) LAN
4 277 (27.98%) DNS
5 270 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 231 (23.33%) MPLS
7 198 (20.00%) SSL
8 187 (18.89%) BGP
9 183 (18.48%) VoIP
10 182 (18.38%) Wireless
11 179 (18.08%) Cisco ASA
12 175 (17.68%) SAN
13 168 (16.97%) IPsec
14 162 (16.36%) OSPF
15 152 (15.35%) DHCP
16 148 (14.95%) Network Security
17 145 (14.65%) VLAN
18 99 (10.00%) Internet
19 75 (7.58%) Cisco Nexus
20 67 (6.77%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.33%) MySQL
3 22 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (1.11%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.30%) Cognos Impromptu
9 3 (0.30%) GIS
10 1 (0.10%) Big Data
10 1 (0.10%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.10%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.10%) Redis
10 1 (0.10%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.41%) JIRA
3 13 (1.31%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.71%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.61%) JUnit
5 6 (0.61%) PHPUnit
6 5 (0.51%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.40%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.40%) Subversion
8 3 (0.30%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.30%) RSpec
8 3 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.20%) Selenium
General
1 123 (12.42%) Telecoms
2 83 (8.38%) Finance
3 38 (3.84%) Marketing
4 25 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 19 (1.92%) Retail
6 17 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (1.52%) Electronics
8 11 (1.11%) Banking
9 10 (1.01%) Brand Awareness
10 8 (0.81%) Advertising
11 7 (0.71%) Legal
12 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.40%) Billing
13 3 (0.30%) German Language
13 3 (0.30%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.20%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.10%) French Language
15 1 (0.10%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.10%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 290 (29.29%) Network Engineer
2 134 (13.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 122 (12.32%) Support Engineer
4 120 (12.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 101 (10.20%) Administrator
6 96 (9.70%) Consultant
7 91 (9.19%) Analyst
8 67 (6.77%) IT Support
9 64 (6.46%) Security Engineer
10 61 (6.16%) Support Analyst
11 59 (5.96%) Senior Network Engineer
12 58 (5.86%) IT Engineer
13 56 (5.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 55 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 54 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
16 48 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
17 46 (4.65%) Network Support
18 45 (4.55%) Network Consultant
19 44 (4.44%) Senior Cisco Engineer
19 44 (4.44%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.32%) 802.1X
2 16 (1.62%) LAMP
3 14 (1.41%) CSS
3 14 (1.41%) SOAP
4 13 (1.31%) HTML
4 13 (1.31%) Web Services
5 12 (1.21%) LEMP Stack
5 12 (1.21%) REST
6 10 (1.01%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (0.71%) .NET
8 6 (0.61%) Grails
8 6 (0.61%) Laravel
8 6 (0.61%) Spring
8 6 (0.61%) Symfony
8 6 (0.61%) XML
8 6 (0.61%) XMPP
9 3 (0.30%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.30%) jQuery
9 3 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.30%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 194 (19.60%) Data Centre
2 93 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (4.34%) Clustering
4 34 (3.43%) Private Cloud
5 32 (3.23%) PKI
6 30 (3.03%) Blackberry
7 29 (2.93%) Computer Science
7 29 (2.93%) EqualLogic
8 27 (2.73%) Management Information System
9 20 (2.02%) Replication
10 16 (1.62%) iPad
11 15 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 15 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
12 14 (1.41%) FMCG
12 14 (1.41%) iPhone
13 13 (1.31%) Algorithms
13 13 (1.31%) Driving Licence
14 10 (1.01%) Visualisation
15 9 (0.91%) IPTV
15 9 (0.91%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 451 (45.56%) Windows
2 273 (27.58%) Linux
3 263 (26.57%) Windows Server
4 192 (19.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 167 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 117 (11.82%) Windows 7
7 58 (5.86%) Unix
8 39 (3.94%) Windows 8
9 37 (3.74%) Windows XP
10 34 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (3.03%) Windows 10
12 25 (2.53%) Android
13 20 (2.02%) Solaris
14 19 (1.92%) CentOS
15 16 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (1.62%) Ubuntu
16 15 (1.52%) Mac OS
17 13 (1.31%) Apple iOS
17 13 (1.31%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.91%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (15.35%) ITIL
2 101 (10.20%) Network Design
3 95 (9.60%) Load Balancing
4 84 (8.48%) Presales
5 63 (6.36%) Migration
6 60 (6.06%) Network Architecture
7 56 (5.66%) Project Management
8 50 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 50 (5.05%) Network Monitoring
9 43 (4.34%) Information Security
10 39 (3.94%) Service Delivery
11 35 (3.54%) Mentoring
12 32 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
13 31 (3.13%) High Availability
14 30 (3.03%) Change Control
15 27 (2.73%) Fault Management
16 26 (2.63%) Network Management
17 24 (2.42%) Data Centre Operations
17 24 (2.42%) ERP
18 23 (2.32%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 75 (7.58%) SQL
2 37 (3.74%) Bash Shell
3 31 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 30 (3.03%) Python
5 26 (2.63%) PHP
6 15 (1.52%) Perl
6 15 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 14 (1.41%) Tcl
8 13 (1.31%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.21%) C
10 11 (1.11%) Ruby
11 7 (0.71%) Java
12 6 (0.61%) PHP 5
13 5 (0.51%) C#
14 2 (0.20%) C++
15 1 (0.10%) VB
15 1 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 380 (38.38%) Cisco Certification
2 262 (26.46%) CCNP
3 240 (24.24%) CCNA
4 117 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 97 (9.80%) Degree
6 96 (9.70%) MCSE
7 80 (8.08%) CCIE
8 64 (6.46%) MCITP
8 64 (6.46%) Security Cleared
9 53 (5.35%) MCP
10 50 (5.05%) SC Cleared
11 44 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 43 (4.34%) CCSP
13 36 (3.64%) MCSA
14 34 (3.43%) CCSA
15 29 (2.93%) JNCIP
16 26 (2.63%) JNCIA
17 24 (2.42%) CCDP
17 24 (2.42%) CCSE
18 21 (2.12%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.56%) SLA
2 37 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.31%) FISMA
5 7 (0.71%) QA
6 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.30%) COBIT
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.10%) GPG13
9 1 (0.10%) SAS 70
System Software
1 299 (30.20%) Active Directory
2 208 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (11.01%) Hyper-V
4 50 (5.05%) vSphere
5 29 (2.93%) XenApp
6 24 (2.42%) Terminal Services
7 20 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 14 (1.41%) Docker
10 12 (1.21%) VMware ESX
11 11 (1.11%) Firmware
12 10 (1.01%) vCloud
13 9 (0.91%) Squid
14 6 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.51%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.51%) XenServer
16 4 (0.40%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.40%) NDS
16 4 (0.40%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 42 (4.24%) WSUS
2 37 (3.74%) Backup Exec
3 36 (3.64%) Nagios
4 25 (2.53%) SCCM
5 23 (2.32%) Puppet
6 21 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 20 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
8 19 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
9 17 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (1.41%) SCOM
11 11 (1.11%) OpenView
12 10 (1.01%) HAProxy
12 10 (1.01%) Opsview
12 10 (1.01%) SELinux
13 8 (0.81%) Cacti
14 7 (0.71%) FortiGate
15 6 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (0.61%) SmokePing
16 4 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
16 4 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 546 (55.15%) Cisco
2 333 (33.64%) Microsoft
3 326 (32.93%) VMware
4 233 (23.54%) Juniper
5 177 (17.88%) CheckPoint
6 126 (12.73%) Citrix
7 114 (11.52%) F5
8 62 (6.26%) HP
9 55 (5.56%) Palo Alto
10 48 (4.85%) Dell
11 35 (3.54%) Symantec
12 34 (3.43%) Avaya
13 29 (2.93%) Fortinet
14 26 (2.63%) Riverbed
14 26 (2.63%) SolarWinds
14 26 (2.63%) Sophos
15 22 (2.22%) IBM
16 21 (2.12%) Red Hat
17 20 (2.02%) Ericsson
18 19 (1.92%) Apple
Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Caterham, Surrey
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 DOE + healthcare + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable on skills and experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 30% OTE + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36672.00 - £46414.00 per annum + holiday, pension, flexible working
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28500.00 - £35000.00 per annum + holiday, pension, flexible working
Posted: 7 days ago
Aylesbury
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Unspecified Excellent compensation package
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Polycom
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Portsmouth
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits, pension
Posted: 15 days ago
High Wycombe
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Amersham
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Posted: 20 days ago
Bracknell
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 23 days ago