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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 127 126 122
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 468 440 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.27% 2.09% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.41% 10.29% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 326 365 400
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
4497 4275 5123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.77% 20.35% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3456 3332 4141
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 +18 166 £46,500 +3.33% 11
Hampshire +2 114 £45,250 +64.54% 6
Surrey -15 76 £40,000 - 19
East Sussex +10 34 £37,500 +87.50% 4
Buckinghamshire +7 29 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Kent 0 16 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Middlesex +6 12 £33,250 -33.50% 1
Oxfordshire 0 8 £29,000 -10.76% 2
West Sussex -3 8 £45,000 -35.71% 1
M4 Corridor +9 1 £29,000 -22.66%
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 638 (62.73%) Firewall
2 548 (53.88%) Cisco
3 418 (41.10%) Cisco Certification
4 417 (41.00%) Windows
5 355 (34.91%) WAN
6 350 (34.41%) LAN
7 303 (29.79%) Microsoft
8 292 (28.71%) CCNP
9 281 (27.63%) VMware
10 241 (23.70%) TCP/IP
11 240 (23.60%) DNS
12 236 (23.21%) MPLS
13 223 (21.93%) CCNA
14 216 (21.24%) Juniper
15 215 (21.14%) Network Security
15 215 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
16 204 (20.06%) BGP
17 200 (19.67%) IPsec
18 198 (19.47%) Linux
19 190 (18.68%) Cisco ASA
20 189 (18.58%) SSL
21 183 (17.99%) Active Directory
22 181 (17.80%) ITIL
23 175 (17.21%) Degree
24 171 (16.81%) VLAN
25 169 (16.62%) MS Exchange
25 169 (16.62%) VoIP
25 169 (16.62%) OSPF
26 168 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
27 163 (16.03%) MS Excel

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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
1 169 (16.62%) MS Exchange
2 86 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 41 (4.03%) IIS
5 36 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 35 (3.44%) Lync
7 29 (2.85%) SharePoint
8 26 (2.56%) Apache
9 25 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 19 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.79%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.59%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.49%) nginx
13 5 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.29%) Confluence
15 3 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 163 (16.03%) MS Excel
2 129 (12.68%) MS Office
3 13 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.098%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.39%) assyst
1 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.20%) SalesLogix
3 2 (0.20%) BPCS
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.098%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.098%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 62 (6.10%) IaaS
2 45 (4.42%) Office 365
3 39 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (3.15%) SaaS
5 26 (2.56%) PaaS
6 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 638 (62.73%) Firewall
2 355 (34.91%) WAN
3 350 (34.41%) LAN
4 241 (23.70%) TCP/IP
5 240 (23.60%) DNS
6 236 (23.21%) MPLS
7 215 (21.14%) Network Security
8 204 (20.06%) BGP
9 200 (19.67%) IPsec
10 190 (18.68%) Cisco ASA
11 189 (18.58%) SSL
12 171 (16.81%) VLAN
13 169 (16.62%) VoIP
13 169 (16.62%) OSPF
14 148 (14.55%) Wireless
15 134 (13.18%) EIGRP
15 134 (13.18%) DHCP
16 131 (12.88%) SAN
17 85 (8.36%) Cisco Nexus
18 82 (8.06%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.54%) MySQL
3 17 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (1.57%) DB2
4 16 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.39%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.39%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.098%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.098%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.39%) Subversion
4 4 (0.39%) JIRA
4 4 (0.39%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.39%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.29%) Hudson
5 3 (0.29%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (0.29%) Moq
6 2 (0.20%) WebLOAD
7 1 (0.098%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.098%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.098%) Selenium
7 1 (0.098%) Maven
7 1 (0.098%) WinDbg
General
1 158 (15.54%) Telecoms
2 69 (6.78%) Finance
3 30 (2.95%) Marketing
4 18 (1.77%) Retail
5 16 (1.57%) Banking
6 15 (1.47%) Electronics
7 12 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.18%) Military
8 7 (0.69%) Legal
8 7 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.49%) French Language
9 5 (0.49%) German Language
9 5 (0.49%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.39%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.39%) Back Office
10 4 (0.39%) Advertising
11 3 (0.29%) Law
12 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.098%) Games
Job Titles
1 282 (27.73%) Network Engineer
2 152 (14.95%) Support Engineer
3 96 (9.44%) Analyst
4 82 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 77 (7.57%) Security Engineer
6 70 (6.88%) Senior Network Engineer
7 59 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
8 56 (5.51%) Technical Support
9 47 (4.62%) Network Security Engineer
10 45 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
11 44 (4.33%) IP Engineer
12 43 (4.23%) Support Analyst
13 41 (4.03%) Consultant
14 37 (3.64%) Network Support
15 35 (3.44%) Network Support Engineer
16 34 (3.34%) Support Technician
16 34 (3.34%) Administrator
17 31 (3.05%) Technical Engineer
18 30 (2.95%) 2nd Line Support
19 29 (2.85%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.24%) HTML
2 27 (2.65%) MAPI
3 26 (2.56%) CSS
4 22 (2.16%) LAMP
5 17 (1.67%) Ajax
6 15 (1.47%) .NET
7 14 (1.38%) jQuery
8 11 (1.08%) Web Services
9 7 (0.69%) RSS
10 5 (0.49%) XML
10 5 (0.49%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.29%) X-Windows
11 3 (0.29%) XMPP
11 3 (0.29%) Hibernate
11 3 (0.29%) JSON
11 3 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.29%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (0.20%) RESTful
12 2 (0.20%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.20%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 45 (4.42%) Video Conferencing
4 31 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 28 (2.75%) Blackberry
6 25 (2.46%) iPhone
7 15 (1.47%) iSeries
8 13 (1.28%) Open Source
9 12 (1.18%) iPad
9 12 (1.18%) PKI
10 10 (0.98%) PDA
11 8 (0.79%) Statistics
12 7 (0.69%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.59%) CMDB
14 5 (0.49%) IPTV
14 5 (0.49%) Clustering
14 5 (0.49%) EPoS
14 5 (0.49%) Mobile Computing
15 4 (0.39%) Replication
15 4 (0.39%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 417 (41.00%) Windows
2 198 (19.47%) Linux
3 168 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 121 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 121 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 101 (9.93%) Windows 7
6 88 (8.65%) UNIX
7 71 (6.98%) Windows 8
8 68 (6.69%) Windows XP
9 39 (3.83%) Solaris
10 32 (3.15%) CentOS
11 27 (2.65%) Apple iOS
12 26 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (2.56%) Windows Vista
13 21 (2.06%) Android
14 15 (1.47%) VMS
15 14 (1.38%) Mac OS X
16 12 (1.18%) Windows 2000
17 8 (0.79%) SUSE
18 7 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (17.80%) ITIL
2 94 (9.24%) Load Balancing
3 81 (7.96%) Service Delivery
4 69 (6.78%) Network Design
5 62 (6.10%) Service Management
6 52 (5.11%) Network Monitoring
7 50 (4.92%) Change Management
8 47 (4.62%) Migration
9 43 (4.23%) Penetration Testing
10 41 (4.03%) Capacity Management
11 40 (3.93%) Incident Management
12 39 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
12 39 (3.83%) Network Management
13 37 (3.64%) Project Management
13 37 (3.64%) Information Security
14 36 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
15 34 (3.34%) WAN Optimisation
15 34 (3.34%) Network Architecture
16 28 (2.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (13.86%) SQL
2 26 (2.56%) Perl
3 24 (2.36%) PHP
3 24 (2.36%) C++
3 24 (2.36%) PowerShell
4 22 (2.16%) JavaScript
4 22 (2.16%) Python
5 20 (1.97%) Shell Script
6 19 (1.87%) C
6 19 (1.87%) C#
7 17 (1.67%) Ruby
8 16 (1.57%) Java
9 14 (1.38%) PHP5
10 9 (0.88%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.49%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.39%) VBScript
13 3 (0.29%) VB
13 3 (0.29%) Delphi
14 1 (0.098%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 418 (41.10%) Cisco Certification
2 292 (28.71%) CCNP
3 223 (21.93%) CCNA
4 175 (17.21%) Degree
5 103 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 85 (8.36%) Security Cleared
7 72 (7.08%) MCSE
8 64 (6.29%) CCIE
9 63 (6.19%) SC Cleared
10 40 (3.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 39 (3.83%) CISSP
12 26 (2.56%) MCP
12 26 (2.56%) VCP4
13 23 (2.26%) DV Cleared
14 22 (2.16%) JNCIA
15 21 (2.06%) CCDP
16 20 (1.97%) JNCIS
17 19 (1.87%) MCSA
18 17 (1.67%) CCSP
19 16 (1.57%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (10.82%) SLA
2 34 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (3.34%) PCI DSS
3 21 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (1.38%) ISO 9001
5 13 (1.28%) COBIT
6 1 (0.098%) QA
System Software
1 215 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 183 (17.99%) Active Directory
3 74 (7.28%) Hyper-V
4 70 (6.88%) vSphere
5 32 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (2.36%) XenApp
7 22 (2.16%) vCloud
8 17 (1.67%) Terminal Server
9 16 (1.57%) Terminal Services
10 12 (1.18%) KVM
11 9 (0.88%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.88%) Snort
12 8 (0.79%) VMware Server
13 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.69%) Samba
14 5 (0.49%) Firmware
14 5 (0.49%) Postfix
15 3 (0.29%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.29%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 52 (5.11%) SCCM
2 32 (3.15%) Backup Exec
3 30 (2.95%) Nagios
3 30 (2.95%) Cisco Prime
4 21 (2.06%) CiscoWorks
4 21 (2.06%) Opsview
5 20 (1.97%) Cisco LMS
6 13 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (1.28%) SCOM
7 10 (0.98%) DameWare
7 10 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (0.98%) Puppet
8 9 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.88%) SCDPM
9 8 (0.79%) Netcool
10 7 (0.69%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.59%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.59%) Cacti
12 5 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 548 (53.88%) Cisco
2 303 (29.79%) Microsoft
3 281 (27.63%) VMware
4 216 (21.24%) Juniper
5 116 (11.41%) CheckPoint
6 114 (11.21%) F5
7 107 (10.52%) Citrix
8 101 (9.93%) HP
9 70 (6.88%) Avaya
10 43 (4.23%) SolarWinds
11 41 (4.03%) Oracle
12 35 (3.44%) Dell
13 34 (3.34%) Apple
13 34 (3.34%) Symantec
14 32 (3.15%) Polycom
15 27 (2.65%) McAfee
16 26 (2.56%) IBM
17 25 (2.46%) Red Hat
18 23 (2.26%) ServiceNow
19 21 (2.06%) 3PAR
Camberley, Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Middlesex
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Vadis People
Salary: £40 - £50k package to include car or car allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £49,000 per annum Excellent salary plus variable plus
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits to be discussed
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wallington, Surrey
@ITS
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum £24,000 - £27,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bexhill-on-sea, Sussex
Hastings Direct
Salary: Bonus, Car Allw., Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Secure Virtual
Salary: Package (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Forest Row, East Sussex
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: £28,000 per annum (circa)
Posted: 5 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, On-Call, Overtime and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago