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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 55 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 22 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.14% 4.11% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.38% 11.42% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 9
Average salary £28,000 £50,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% +88.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £19,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
VPN
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 Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
153 219 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.81% 35.96% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 79 146 47
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

VPN
Salary Trend in Watford

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

VPN Salary Trend in Watford

VPN
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Watford region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Watford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 24 (80.00%) Windows
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 24 (80.00%) VMware
2 23 (76.67%) DHCP
2 23 (76.67%) DNS
2 23 (76.67%) Data Centre
3 21 (70.00%) ITIL
3 21 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 21 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (63.33%) Mentoring
5 19 (63.33%) Terminal Services
5 19 (63.33%) Linux
5 19 (63.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (60.00%) TCP/IP
7 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
8 15 (50.00%) MS Office
8 15 (50.00%) vSphere
8 15 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (46.67%) Office 365
9 14 (46.67%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (46.67%) Handset
9 14 (46.67%) VMware Workstation
9 14 (46.67%) Information Security
10 11 (36.67%) Mathematics
10 11 (36.67%) C

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 21 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (16.67%) Lync
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 15 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (46.67%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (46.67%) Office 365
3 5 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) DHCP
1 23 (76.67%) DNS
2 18 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (33.33%) MPLS
3 10 (33.33%) Firewall
4 9 (30.00%) VLAN
4 9 (30.00%) WAN
5 8 (26.67%) VoIP
5 8 (26.67%) LAN
6 5 (16.67%) PBX
6 5 (16.67%) ISDN
6 5 (16.67%) OSPF
6 5 (16.67%) BGP
7 4 (13.33%) EIGRP
7 4 (13.33%) IPsec
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (13.33%) Multicast
7 4 (13.33%) VRRP
8 3 (10.00%) HSRP
8 3 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (23.33%) Retail
2 4 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
2 15 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (23.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
8 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) IT Support
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Network Support
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 23 (76.67%) Data Centre
2 14 (46.67%) Handset
3 11 (36.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.33%) iPhone
6 1 (3.33%) iPad
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (63.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (63.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) ITIL
2 19 (63.33%) Mentoring
3 14 (46.67%) Information Security
4 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.67%) Coaching
5 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) Time Management
5 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) ITSM
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.33%) Network Planning
6 1 (3.33%) ERP
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) C
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) ACSP
3 2 (6.67%) MCP
3 2 (6.67%) CCIE
3 2 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 19 (63.33%) Terminal Services
4 15 (50.00%) vSphere
5 14 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (46.67%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) Cacti
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 24 (80.00%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) Juniper
3 3 (10.00%) NetApp
4 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (3.33%) Crossbeam
5 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
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