The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 42 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 0.65% - 2.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% - 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Communications & Networking Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 39 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 23.53% 31.71% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 35 35 30
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the St Albans region.

VPN Salary Trend in St Albans

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCEA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) CCIA
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Google App Engine
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCEA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (66.67%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) Google