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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 58 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.56% 2.99% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.72% 11.94% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 9
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
119 134 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.20% 25.00% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 80 98 91
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £70,000 £55,000
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 31 March 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Watford

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 19 (65.52%) Cisco
2 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) WAN
2 18 (62.07%) Firewall
3 16 (55.17%) CheckPoint
4 15 (51.72%) LAN
5 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
6 10 (34.48%) MPLS
6 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (34.48%) SQL
7 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) Juniper
8 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
8 8 (27.59%) FTP
8 8 (27.59%) Java
8 8 (27.59%) Apache
8 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
8 8 (27.59%) VMware
9 7 (24.14%) Network Security
9 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
9 7 (24.14%) DHCP
9 7 (24.14%) OSPF
9 7 (24.14%) BGP
9 7 (24.14%) DNS
9 7 (24.14%) CCNA
10 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
10 6 (20.69%) Citrix
10 6 (20.69%) Terminal Server
10 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
10 6 (20.69%) VRRP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (27.59%) Apache
1 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.34%) WorkSite
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.90%) JBoss
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) WAN
1 18 (62.07%) Firewall
2 15 (51.72%) LAN
3 10 (34.48%) MPLS
4 8 (27.59%) FTP
4 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
5 7 (24.14%) DNS
5 7 (24.14%) DHCP
5 7 (24.14%) OSPF
5 7 (24.14%) BGP
5 7 (24.14%) Network Security
6 6 (20.69%) VLAN
6 6 (20.69%) VRRP
6 6 (20.69%) EIGRP
6 6 (20.69%) VoIP
6 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (20.69%) Multicast
7 5 (17.24%) HSRP
7 5 (17.24%) Wireless
7 5 (17.24%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
General
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Network Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Support Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Implementation Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Security Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Blog
2 2 (6.90%) FMCG
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) ERP
1 4 (13.79%) Time Management
2 3 (10.34%) Network Management
2 3 (10.34%) Data Analytics
2 3 (10.34%) Analytics
2 3 (10.34%) Project Management
2 3 (10.34%) Service Management
2 3 (10.34%) Process Management
2 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
3 2 (6.90%) WFM
3 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.90%) Release Management
3 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.90%) Software Licensing
3 2 (6.90%) Change Control
3 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) VBScript
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (24.14%) CCNA
3 6 (20.69%) CCIE
4 4 (13.79%) CCNP
4 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (6.90%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.45%) Degree
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.45%) MCP
7 1 (3.45%) ACSP
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
1 6 (20.69%) Terminal Server
1 6 (20.69%) Samba
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.34%) XenServer
2 3 (10.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Cacti
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Cisco
2 16 (55.17%) CheckPoint
3 9 (31.03%) Juniper
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 8 (27.59%) VMware
5 6 (20.69%) Citrix
6 4 (13.79%) F5
6 4 (13.79%) Sourcefire
6 4 (13.79%) HP
6 4 (13.79%) McAfee
7 3 (10.34%) SAP
7 3 (10.34%) Crossbeam
7 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
8 2 (6.90%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (6.90%) NetApp
8 2 (6.90%) JD Edwards
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