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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 46 60 40
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.22% 0.81% 6.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.65% 3.57% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 23
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -24.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £32,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
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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 Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
157 84 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.81% 22.58% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 107 56 68
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

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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 30 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Watford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 36 (75.00%) Firewall
2 31 (64.58%) LAN
3 29 (60.42%) Cisco
4 28 (58.33%) WAN
5 26 (54.17%) VoIP
6 20 (41.67%) Network Security
7 19 (39.58%) MS Exchange
8 18 (37.50%) Windows
8 18 (37.50%) MPLS
9 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
9 17 (35.42%) VMware
10 16 (33.33%) HP
10 16 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (31.25%) ITIL
11 15 (31.25%) Mitel
12 14 (29.17%) DNS
12 14 (29.17%) Aruba
12 14 (29.17%) Mentoring
13 13 (27.08%) Meru Networks
13 13 (27.08%) SolarWinds
13 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
13 13 (27.08%) Handset
13 13 (27.08%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (25.00%) VLAN
14 12 (25.00%) Fortinet
14 12 (25.00%) CCNP
15 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
15 11 (22.92%) OSPF
15 11 (22.92%) BGP

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 19 (39.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.83%) Lync
3 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.17%) IIS
5 2 (4.17%) Apache
5 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) PaaS
2 4 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (75.00%) Firewall
2 31 (64.58%) LAN
3 28 (58.33%) WAN
4 26 (54.17%) VoIP
5 20 (41.67%) Network Security
6 18 (37.50%) MPLS
7 14 (29.17%) DNS
8 13 (27.08%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (25.00%) VLAN
10 11 (22.92%) OSPF
10 11 (22.92%) BGP
10 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
11 10 (20.83%) DHCP
12 9 (18.75%) IP Telephony
13 8 (16.67%) EIGRP
13 8 (16.67%) IPsec
14 7 (14.58%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (14.58%) Wireless
15 6 (12.50%) BIG-IP
15 6 (12.50%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
1 7 (14.58%) Manufacturing
1 7 (14.58%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Technical Support
4 6 (12.50%) Server Support
4 6 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 5 (10.42%) Project Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) IT Support
7 3 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) COM
1 1 (2.08%) JSON
1 1 (2.08%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Handset
2 6 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Online Games
5 1 (2.08%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.58%) Linux
5 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (10.42%) UNIX
7 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (2.08%) Android
9 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) ITIL
2 14 (29.17%) Mentoring
3 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (12.50%) Network Design
4 6 (12.50%) Coaching
5 5 (10.42%) Time Management
5 5 (10.42%) Business Continuity Planning
5 5 (10.42%) Business Continuity
5 5 (10.42%) BCP
6 4 (8.33%) ITSM
6 4 (8.33%) Data Security
6 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 4 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.25%) Network Management
7 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) C
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (25.00%) CCNP
3 11 (22.92%) Degree
4 9 (18.75%) MCITP
4 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (18.75%) CCIE
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (8.33%) MCP
6 4 (8.33%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CCNA
7 1 (2.08%) CCA
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.08%) NCDA
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 6 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.42%) XenApp
4 5 (10.42%) XenServer
4 5 (10.42%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (8.33%) SCCM
3 3 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (4.17%) Cacti
5 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Cisco
2 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) VMware
3 16 (33.33%) HP
4 15 (31.25%) Mitel
5 14 (29.17%) Aruba
6 13 (27.08%) Meru Networks
6 13 (27.08%) SolarWinds
7 12 (25.00%) Fortinet
8 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 8 (16.67%) Dell
9 6 (12.50%) F5
10 4 (8.33%) IBM
10 4 (8.33%) Juniper
10 4 (8.33%) Riverbed
11 3 (6.25%) Citrix
12 2 (4.17%) Oracle
12 2 (4.17%) Crossbeam
13 1 (2.08%) NetApp
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