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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 115 111 121
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 541 532 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.46% 2.44% 2.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.06% 11.50% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 409 424 456
Average salary £38,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
4893 4626 5450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.23% 21.24% 23.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3648 3567 4524
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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
(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 +14 220 £39,250 -17.36% 6
Surrey -23 104 £41,250 +10.00% 6
Hampshire -28 100 £35,000 +22.80% 16
East Sussex +20 30 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Kent +9 30 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 30 £29,500 -23.87% 3
Oxfordshire +9 21 £32,500 -18.75% 3
West Sussex -5 10 £43,500 -37.85% 1
Middlesex -6 4 £36,125 -38.51%
Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 635 (62.69%) Firewall
2 532 (52.52%) Cisco
3 497 (49.06%) Windows
4 345 (34.06%) Cisco Certification
5 327 (32.28%) Microsoft
6 302 (29.81%) WAN
7 301 (29.71%) LAN
8 297 (29.32%) TCP/IP
9 291 (28.73%) VMware
10 273 (26.95%) DNS
11 270 (26.65%) Linux
12 254 (25.07%) Active Directory
13 221 (21.82%) CCNP
13 221 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 219 (21.62%) Juniper
15 210 (20.73%) MPLS
16 209 (20.63%) IPsec
17 204 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
18 203 (20.04%) Network Security
19 202 (19.94%) SSL
20 201 (19.84%) CCNA
21 191 (18.85%) ITIL
22 182 (17.97%) VoIP
23 178 (17.57%) MS Exchange
23 178 (17.57%) BGP
24 170 (16.78%) OSPF
25 166 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
26 163 (16.09%) MS Excel
27 147 (14.51%) MS Office
28 146 (14.41%) SQL Server

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 178 (17.57%) MS Exchange
2 89 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (5.13%) IIS
4 50 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 47 (4.64%) Apache
6 40 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 38 (3.75%) SharePoint
8 36 (3.55%) Lync
9 23 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 20 (1.97%) Tomcat
11 15 (1.48%) WebLogic
12 14 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
13 10 (0.99%) JBoss
14 6 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.59%) WordPress
15 5 (0.49%) Drupal
15 5 (0.49%) Alfresco
15 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 163 (16.09%) MS Excel
2 147 (14.51%) MS Office
3 9 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.49%) MS Project
6 1 (0.099%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.20%) BPCS
4 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.20%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.099%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 44 (4.34%) IaaS
2 34 (3.36%) Office 365
3 28 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (1.97%) SaaS
5 14 (1.38%) PaaS
6 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.099%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 635 (62.69%) Firewall
2 302 (29.81%) WAN
3 301 (29.71%) LAN
4 297 (29.32%) TCP/IP
5 273 (26.95%) DNS
6 210 (20.73%) MPLS
7 209 (20.63%) IPsec
8 203 (20.04%) Network Security
9 202 (19.94%) SSL
10 182 (17.97%) VoIP
11 178 (17.57%) BGP
12 170 (16.78%) OSPF
13 166 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
14 145 (14.31%) VLAN
15 136 (13.43%) SAN
16 131 (12.93%) DHCP
17 90 (8.88%) Wireless
17 90 (8.88%) Internet
18 83 (8.19%) EIGRP
19 73 (7.21%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 67 (6.61%) MySQL
3 25 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (1.48%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.59%) DB2
7 6 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.49%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.099%) Informix
Development Applications
1 12 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.59%) WebLOAD
3 6 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.30%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (0.30%) Moq
5 2 (0.20%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.099%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.099%) JIRA
6 1 (0.099%) Oracle APEX
General
1 95 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 77 (7.60%) Finance
3 23 (2.27%) Marketing
4 16 (1.58%) Banking
5 13 (1.28%) Electronics
6 12 (1.18%) Retail
7 10 (0.99%) Military
7 10 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (0.99%) Back Office
8 9 (0.89%) Legal
8 9 (0.89%) French Language
9 8 (0.79%) German Language
9 8 (0.79%) Italian Language
9 8 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.49%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.30%) Advertising
11 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.099%) Law
13 1 (0.099%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 228 (22.51%) Network Engineer
2 181 (17.87%) Support Engineer
3 119 (11.75%) Analyst
4 70 (6.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 69 (6.81%) Security Engineer
6 65 (6.42%) Support Analyst
7 61 (6.02%) Consultant
8 58 (5.73%) 3rd Line Support
9 57 (5.63%) Technical Support
10 52 (5.13%) IT Support
11 50 (4.94%) Network Security Engineer
12 44 (4.34%) Systems Engineer
13 43 (4.24%) Support Technician
14 42 (4.15%) Team Leader
15 40 (3.95%) Senior Network Engineer
16 39 (3.85%) Administrator
17 37 (3.65%) Security Consultant
17 37 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 32 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
18 32 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.75%) LAMP
2 35 (3.46%) CSS
3 32 (3.16%) HTML
4 23 (2.27%) Ajax
5 21 (2.07%) jQuery
6 19 (1.88%) .NET
7 10 (0.99%) MAPI
8 9 (0.89%) Middleware
9 7 (0.69%) RSS
9 7 (0.69%) Web Services
10 6 (0.59%) YAML
11 5 (0.49%) JSON
11 5 (0.49%) SAML
11 5 (0.49%) XML
11 5 (0.49%) COM
12 4 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (0.39%) Application Packaging
13 3 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (0.30%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (0.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.94%) Video Conferencing
3 32 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 22 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 16 (1.58%) PKI
6 13 (1.28%) iPhone
7 12 (1.18%) Replication
8 11 (1.09%) EqualLogic
9 10 (0.99%) EPoS
10 9 (0.89%) Statistics
10 9 (0.89%) iPad
11 7 (0.69%) Smartphone
11 7 (0.69%) Mathematics
11 7 (0.69%) Biotechnology
12 5 (0.49%) iSeries
12 5 (0.49%) Open Source
12 5 (0.49%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.49%) Clustering
12 5 (0.49%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 497 (49.06%) Windows
2 270 (26.65%) Linux
3 204 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 139 (13.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 129 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 114 (11.25%) Windows 7
7 109 (10.76%) UNIX
8 53 (5.23%) Windows XP
9 52 (5.13%) Windows 8
10 49 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 42 (4.15%) CentOS
12 37 (3.65%) Solaris
13 31 (3.06%) Apple iOS
14 16 (1.58%) Ubuntu
15 15 (1.48%) Windows Vista
15 15 (1.48%) Android
16 12 (1.18%) AIX
17 11 (1.09%) Debian
18 10 (0.99%) Mac OS X
18 10 (0.99%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (18.85%) ITIL
2 85 (8.39%) Load Balancing
3 65 (6.42%) Service Management
4 59 (5.82%) Service Delivery
5 55 (5.43%) Network Management
6 52 (5.13%) Change Management
7 45 (4.44%) Network Design
8 39 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
9 37 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 32 (3.16%) PRINCE2
11 31 (3.06%) Kalman Filter
12 30 (2.96%) Change Control
12 30 (2.96%) Capacity Management
12 30 (2.96%) Project Management
13 29 (2.86%) Problem Management
13 29 (2.86%) Mentoring
14 27 (2.67%) Network Monitoring
15 25 (2.47%) Information Security
16 23 (2.27%) MVC
16 23 (2.27%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (14.41%) SQL
2 45 (4.44%) PHP
3 39 (3.85%) C++
4 36 (3.55%) Perl
5 32 (3.16%) JavaScript
5 32 (3.16%) Shell Script
6 30 (2.96%) Python
7 29 (2.86%) C
8 24 (2.37%) C#
9 20 (1.97%) PHP5
10 19 (1.88%) Ruby
11 17 (1.68%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.58%) Java
13 11 (1.09%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.59%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.30%) Delphi
16 1 (0.099%) VBScript
16 1 (0.099%) VB
16 1 (0.099%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.099%) R
Qualifications
1 345 (34.06%) Cisco Certification
2 221 (21.82%) CCNP
3 201 (19.84%) CCNA
4 142 (14.02%) Degree
5 97 (9.58%) Security Cleared
6 67 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 63 (6.22%) CCIE
8 54 (5.33%) SC Cleared
9 48 (4.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 46 (4.54%) MCSE
11 38 (3.75%) CISSP
12 32 (3.16%) MCP
13 22 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
13 22 (2.17%) MCITP
14 20 (1.97%) MCTS
15 19 (1.88%) JNCIA
15 19 (1.88%) CCSP
16 18 (1.78%) CISM
17 17 (1.68%) CISA
17 17 (1.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (9.77%) SLA
2 77 (7.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (4.94%) PCI DSS
4 28 (2.76%) COBIT
4 28 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (1.28%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.69%) QA
7 5 (0.49%) COSO
System Software
1 254 (25.07%) Active Directory
2 221 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (8.88%) Hyper-V
4 79 (7.80%) vSphere
5 54 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (2.76%) vCloud
7 27 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 19 (1.88%) XenApp
9 15 (1.48%) Postfix
10 14 (1.38%) Terminal Server
11 13 (1.28%) Terminal Services
11 13 (1.28%) UAG
12 12 (1.18%) Snort
13 11 (1.09%) VMware Server
14 7 (0.69%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.69%) VMware ESX
14 7 (0.69%) NFS
15 5 (0.49%) Firmware
15 5 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (0.39%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 46 (4.54%) SCCM
2 25 (2.47%) Backup Exec
3 18 (1.78%) NetBackup
4 17 (1.68%) Nagios
5 16 (1.58%) SCOM
5 16 (1.58%) Cisco Prime
6 15 (1.48%) Zenoss
6 15 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (1.28%) WSUS
8 12 (1.18%) Netcool
9 11 (1.09%) Puppet
9 11 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (0.99%) OpenView
10 10 (0.99%) CiscoWorks
11 9 (0.89%) SCDPM
12 8 (0.79%) Opsview
12 8 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.79%) FortiGate
13 7 (0.69%) Cacti
13 7 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 532 (52.52%) Cisco
2 327 (32.28%) Microsoft
3 291 (28.73%) VMware
4 219 (21.62%) Juniper
5 123 (12.14%) CheckPoint
6 116 (11.45%) Citrix
7 107 (10.56%) F5
8 97 (9.58%) HP
9 60 (5.92%) Dell
10 54 (5.33%) Avaya
11 50 (4.94%) Oracle
12 48 (4.74%) Polycom
13 38 (3.75%) Red Hat
14 29 (2.86%) SolarWinds
15 28 (2.76%) Symantec
16 24 (2.37%) IBM
17 20 (1.97%) Sun
17 20 (1.97%) ServiceNow
18 18 (1.78%) Huawei
19 17 (1.68%) McAfee
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private Medical Cover
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Posted: 12 hours ago
East Sussex
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + good bonus & package
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 50K + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
PayPoint
Salary: Up to £45,000 Per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Lymington, Hampshire
Lymington Yacht Haven
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago