The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 45 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 27 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.54% 3.26% 6.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.62% 13.89% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 22
Average salary £50,000 £25,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.17% -35.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £21,150 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £56,050
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
214 72 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.97% 23.45% 32.94%
Number of salaries quoted 139 45 54
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
Hertfordshire

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 10 July 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Watford

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 34 (77.27%) Firewall
2 26 (59.09%) Cisco
3 25 (56.82%) LAN
4 24 (54.55%) HP
5 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
5 21 (47.73%) WAN
5 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
6 19 (43.18%) Network Security
7 18 (40.91%) Windows
7 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (40.91%) MCITP
8 17 (38.64%) VMware
8 17 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
10 14 (31.82%) Citrix
10 14 (31.82%) SAN
10 14 (31.82%) Dell
10 14 (31.82%) Time Management
10 14 (31.82%) iSCSI
10 14 (31.82%) XenApp
10 14 (31.82%) XenDesktop
11 13 (29.55%) CCNP
12 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
13 11 (25.00%) VoIP
13 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
13 11 (25.00%) vSphere
13 11 (25.00%) Lync
14 10 (22.73%) SCOM
14 10 (22.73%) IBM
14 10 (22.73%) DNS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.00%) Lync
3 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (11.36%) SAS
6 3 (6.82%) IIS
6 3 (6.82%) Apache
6 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (77.27%) Firewall
2 25 (56.82%) LAN
3 21 (47.73%) WAN
4 19 (43.18%) Network Security
5 14 (31.82%) iSCSI
5 14 (31.82%) SAN
6 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 11 (25.00%) VoIP
8 10 (22.73%) DNS
9 8 (18.18%) MPLS
9 8 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (18.18%) IP Telephony
9 8 (18.18%) VLAN
10 7 (15.91%) OSPF
10 7 (15.91%) BGP
10 7 (15.91%) EIGRP
10 7 (15.91%) FTP
10 7 (15.91%) IPsec
11 6 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MySQL
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
1 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
1 3 (6.82%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Network Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) Technical Consultant
2 14 (31.82%) Consultant
2 14 (31.82%) Project Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) IT Support
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.55%) Server Support
7 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) JSON
2 1 (2.27%) Qt
2 1 (2.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Handset
2 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.55%) Online Games
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (11.36%) Windows 8
4 4 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.27%) UNIX
6 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Android
6 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Time Management
2 9 (20.45%) Network Design
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
3 8 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity
5 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity Planning
5 5 (11.36%) BCP
6 4 (9.09%) ITSM
6 4 (9.09%) Data Security
6 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.82%) Network Management
7 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) Java
1 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) C
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (40.91%) MCITP
2 17 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (29.55%) CCNP
4 8 (18.18%) CCIE
4 8 (18.18%) Degree
5 6 (13.64%) NCDA
5 6 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (13.64%) CCNA
6 5 (11.36%) MCSE
6 5 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (11.36%) NCIE
6 5 (11.36%) VCAP
7 4 (9.09%) A+ Certification
7 4 (9.09%) MCP
8 1 (2.27%) CCA
8 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) XenApp
1 14 (31.82%) XenDesktop
2 11 (25.00%) vSphere
2 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
4 9 (20.45%) XenServer
5 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (11.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (6.82%) Terminal Server
8 2 (4.55%) Terminal Services
8 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) SCOM
2 9 (20.45%) SCCM
3 5 (11.36%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (6.82%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (4.55%) Cacti
5 2 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Cisco
2 24 (54.55%) HP
3 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
4 17 (38.64%) VMware
5 14 (31.82%) Dell
5 14 (31.82%) Citrix
6 10 (22.73%) Juniper
6 10 (22.73%) NetApp
6 10 (22.73%) IBM
6 10 (22.73%) Mitel
6 10 (22.73%) Fortinet
7 9 (20.45%) Aruba
8 8 (18.18%) SolarWinds
8 8 (18.18%) Meru Networks
9 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
10 6 (13.64%) F5
11 5 (11.36%) EMC
11 5 (11.36%) WatchGuard
12 4 (9.09%) Riverbed
13 3 (6.82%) JBoss
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