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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 133 120 116
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 457 434 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.20% 2.18% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.05% 10.43% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 325 371 443
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +5.63%
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
4548 4160 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.93% 20.90% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3480 3276 4296
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +2 162 £43,000 -4.44% 12
Hampshire +7 111 £41,250 +50.00% 10
Surrey -29 74 £40,000 - 13
East Sussex +11 34 £37,500 +87.50% 1
Kent -15 21 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Buckinghamshire -6 18 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Middlesex +12 12 £36,125 -27.75%
West Sussex -2 9 £45,000 -37.93% 1
Oxfordshire -6 9 £29,000 -42.00% 2
Sussex - 2 £57,500 -
M4 Corridor +7 1 £29,000 -22.66%
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 618 (63.32%) Firewall
2 519 (53.18%) Cisco
3 425 (43.55%) Windows
4 393 (40.27%) Cisco Certification
5 320 (32.79%) WAN
6 318 (32.58%) LAN
7 305 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 269 (27.56%) VMware
9 261 (26.74%) CCNP
10 254 (26.02%) TCP/IP
11 236 (24.18%) DNS
12 223 (22.85%) Linux
13 222 (22.75%) CCNA
14 221 (22.64%) MPLS
15 215 (22.03%) Juniper
16 214 (21.93%) VMware Infrastructure
17 213 (21.82%) Network Security
18 201 (20.59%) IPsec
19 195 (19.98%) SSL
20 191 (19.57%) Active Directory
21 187 (19.16%) BGP
22 176 (18.03%) VoIP
23 175 (17.93%) Windows Server 2008
24 174 (17.83%) ITIL
25 167 (17.11%) OSPF
26 162 (16.60%) MS Exchange
26 162 (16.60%) Cisco ASA
27 161 (16.50%) Degree
28 160 (16.39%) MS Excel
29 156 (15.98%) VLAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 162 (16.60%) MS Exchange
2 85 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 45 (4.61%) IIS
5 40 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (3.07%) SharePoint
6 30 (3.07%) Apache
7 29 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 27 (2.77%) Lync
9 14 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (1.02%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.72%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.41%) JBoss
14 4 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.31%) WordPress
15 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 160 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 135 (13.83%) MS Office
3 13 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.20%) SalesLogix
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.20%) BPCS
4 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.10%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.84%) IaaS
2 37 (3.79%) Office 365
3 29 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
3 29 (2.97%) SaaS
4 24 (2.46%) PaaS
5 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 618 (63.32%) Firewall
2 320 (32.79%) WAN
3 318 (32.58%) LAN
4 254 (26.02%) TCP/IP
5 236 (24.18%) DNS
6 221 (22.64%) MPLS
7 213 (21.82%) Network Security
8 201 (20.59%) IPsec
9 195 (19.98%) SSL
10 187 (19.16%) BGP
11 176 (18.03%) VoIP
12 167 (17.11%) OSPF
13 162 (16.60%) Cisco ASA
14 156 (15.98%) VLAN
15 129 (13.22%) DHCP
16 126 (12.91%) Wireless
17 122 (12.50%) SAN
18 113 (11.58%) EIGRP
19 81 (8.30%) Ethernet
20 75 (7.68%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.41%) MySQL
3 18 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (1.33%) DB2
6 9 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.41%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.20%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.10%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (1.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (0.51%) WebLOAD
4 3 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.31%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (0.31%) Moq
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.10%) Selenium
5 1 (0.10%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.10%) JIRA
General
1 126 (12.91%) Telecoms
2 68 (6.97%) Finance
3 20 (2.05%) Marketing
4 15 (1.54%) Banking
5 13 (1.33%) Electronics
6 12 (1.23%) Military
6 12 (1.23%) Retail
7 8 (0.82%) Legal
8 5 (0.51%) French Language
8 5 (0.51%) German Language
8 5 (0.51%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.41%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.31%) Advertising
11 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.20%) Law
12 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 255 (26.13%) Network Engineer
2 155 (15.88%) Support Engineer
3 100 (10.25%) Analyst
4 77 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 69 (7.07%) Security Engineer
6 60 (6.15%) Senior Network Engineer
7 55 (5.64%) Systems Engineer
8 51 (5.23%) Technical Support
9 49 (5.02%) 3rd Line Support
10 47 (4.82%) Consultant
11 45 (4.61%) Support Analyst
12 43 (4.41%) Network Security Engineer
13 39 (4.00%) Support Technician
14 36 (3.69%) Administrator
15 34 (3.48%) IP Engineer
15 34 (3.48%) IT Support
16 33 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support
17 30 (3.07%) Service Analyst
17 30 (3.07%) Network Support
18 29 (2.97%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.38%) HTML
2 30 (3.07%) CSS
3 24 (2.46%) LAMP
4 21 (2.15%) MAPI
5 20 (2.05%) Ajax
6 17 (1.74%) jQuery
6 17 (1.74%) .NET
7 11 (1.13%) Web Services
8 7 (0.72%) RSS
9 6 (0.61%) XML
10 4 (0.41%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.31%) YAML
11 3 (0.31%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.31%) JSON
11 3 (0.31%) Hibernate
12 2 (0.20%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.20%) COM
12 2 (0.20%) X-Windows
12 2 (0.20%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.23%) Video Conferencing
3 43 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.46%) Blackberry
6 20 (2.05%) iPhone
7 12 (1.23%) Open Source
7 12 (1.23%) iSeries
8 10 (1.02%) iPad
9 8 (0.82%) PDA
9 8 (0.82%) EPoS
10 7 (0.72%) Smartphone
10 7 (0.72%) PKI
11 6 (0.61%) Statistics
11 6 (0.61%) CMDB
12 5 (0.51%) Mobile Computing
12 5 (0.51%) EqualLogic
12 5 (0.51%) Replication
13 4 (0.41%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.31%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 425 (43.55%) Windows
2 223 (22.85%) Linux
3 175 (17.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 128 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 124 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 110 (11.27%) Windows 7
7 90 (9.22%) UNIX
8 70 (7.17%) Windows 8
9 67 (6.86%) Windows XP
10 35 (3.59%) Solaris
11 32 (3.28%) CentOS
12 30 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 28 (2.87%) Apple iOS
14 24 (2.46%) Windows Vista
15 21 (2.15%) Android
16 12 (1.23%) VMS
16 12 (1.23%) Mac OS X
17 11 (1.13%) Windows 2000
18 8 (0.82%) SUSE
18 8 (0.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (17.83%) ITIL
2 78 (7.99%) Load Balancing
3 77 (7.89%) Service Delivery
4 70 (7.17%) Service Management
5 58 (5.94%) Network Design
6 53 (5.43%) Change Management
7 46 (4.71%) Penetration Testing
8 45 (4.61%) Network Monitoring
9 42 (4.30%) Network Management
10 39 (4.00%) Migration
11 35 (3.59%) Project Management
11 35 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 34 (3.48%) Information Security
13 31 (3.18%) Capacity Management
13 31 (3.18%) Mentoring
14 30 (3.07%) Kalman Filter
14 30 (3.07%) Network Architecture
15 29 (2.97%) Problem Management
16 26 (2.66%) Change Control
16 26 (2.66%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (13.83%) SQL
2 32 (3.28%) C++
3 28 (2.87%) Python
3 28 (2.87%) Perl
4 27 (2.77%) Shell Script
5 26 (2.66%) PHP
5 26 (2.66%) JavaScript
6 22 (2.25%) C
7 21 (2.15%) C#
8 18 (1.84%) PowerShell
9 17 (1.74%) PHP5
9 17 (1.74%) Ruby
10 14 (1.43%) Java
11 10 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.41%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.31%) VBScript
13 3 (0.31%) Delphi
14 2 (0.20%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 393 (40.27%) Cisco Certification
2 261 (26.74%) CCNP
3 222 (22.75%) CCNA
4 161 (16.50%) Degree
5 95 (9.73%) Security Cleared
6 91 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 65 (6.66%) MCSE
8 62 (6.35%) CCIE
8 62 (6.35%) SC Cleared
9 42 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 36 (3.69%) MCP
11 34 (3.48%) CISSP
12 23 (2.36%) MCITP
13 22 (2.25%) MCSA
14 21 (2.15%) JNCIA
14 21 (2.15%) JNCIS
15 20 (2.05%) MCTS
16 18 (1.84%) DV Cleared
17 17 (1.74%) CCDP
18 15 (1.54%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (10.66%) SLA
2 55 (5.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (4.20%) PCI DSS
4 22 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (1.74%) COBIT
6 14 (1.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 214 (21.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 191 (19.57%) Active Directory
3 76 (7.79%) Hyper-V
4 73 (7.48%) vSphere
5 39 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (2.56%) vCloud
7 18 (1.84%) XenApp
8 17 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 16 (1.64%) Terminal Server
10 13 (1.33%) Terminal Services
11 12 (1.23%) Snort
12 9 (0.92%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.51%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.41%) Postfix
14 4 (0.41%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.31%) Firmware
15 3 (0.31%) NFS
15 3 (0.31%) VMware ESX
16 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 49 (5.02%) SCCM
2 29 (2.97%) Backup Exec
3 23 (2.36%) Nagios
3 23 (2.36%) Cisco Prime
4 15 (1.54%) Cisco LMS
4 15 (1.54%) Opsview
5 14 (1.43%) CiscoWorks
6 13 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (1.23%) NetBackup
7 12 (1.23%) SCOM
8 11 (1.13%) Netcool
9 10 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 10 (1.02%) Zenoss
10 9 (0.92%) SCDPM
11 7 (0.72%) Puppet
11 7 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.72%) DameWare
12 6 (0.61%) OpenView
12 6 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
12 6 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 519 (53.18%) Cisco
2 305 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 269 (27.56%) VMware
4 215 (22.03%) Juniper
5 118 (12.09%) CheckPoint
6 101 (10.35%) F5
7 93 (9.53%) Citrix
8 91 (9.32%) HP
9 59 (6.05%) Avaya
10 45 (4.61%) Oracle
11 43 (4.41%) Dell
12 41 (4.20%) Polycom
13 35 (3.59%) Symantec
14 32 (3.28%) SolarWinds
15 25 (2.56%) Red Hat
16 23 (2.36%) IBM
17 22 (2.25%) McAfee
17 22 (2.25%) Apple
18 20 (2.05%) Huawei
19 18 (1.84%) Sun
Windsor, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary plus variable plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vodafone Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: Car, 20% Bonus, Pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £23k per year + Health + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Talent Spa
Salary: £30k-40k DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago