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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 52 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 22 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.61% 3.23% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.72% 12.77% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 6
Average salary £37,500 £26,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.50% -47.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
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
173 94 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.41% 25.34% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 121 54 80
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
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

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 24 December 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Watford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (73.33%) Firewall
2 31 (68.89%) WAN
3 30 (66.67%) Cisco
4 29 (64.44%) LAN
5 27 (60.00%) Windows
6 22 (48.89%) VoIP
7 21 (46.67%) CheckPoint
8 18 (40.00%) MPLS
9 17 (37.78%) VMware
10 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
10 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
10 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (26.67%) ITIL
11 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
11 12 (26.67%) DHCP
11 12 (26.67%) DNS
11 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
12 11 (24.44%) UNIX
13 10 (22.22%) Apache
13 10 (22.22%) Tomcat
13 10 (22.22%) Network Security
13 10 (22.22%) SolarWinds
14 9 (20.00%) VLAN
14 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
15 8 (17.78%) Java
15 8 (17.78%) SQL
15 8 (17.78%) Linux
15 8 (17.78%) HP

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.22%) Apache
2 10 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (13.33%) Lync
4 3 (6.67%) WorkSite
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.44%) IIS
5 2 (4.44%) JBoss
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (73.33%) Firewall
2 31 (68.89%) WAN
3 29 (64.44%) LAN
4 22 (48.89%) VoIP
5 18 (40.00%) MPLS
6 12 (26.67%) DNS
6 12 (26.67%) DHCP
7 10 (22.22%) Network Security
8 9 (20.00%) VLAN
9 8 (17.78%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (17.78%) Wireless
10 7 (15.56%) OSPF
10 7 (15.56%) BGP
11 6 (13.33%) FTP
11 6 (13.33%) PBX
11 6 (13.33%) ISDN
12 4 (8.89%) RIP
12 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
12 4 (8.89%) IPsec
12 4 (8.89%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 8 (17.78%) Retail
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
1 15 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Support Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Technical Support
4 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (13.33%) Server Support
4 6 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Lead Network Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Designer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Handset
2 6 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.44%) Blog
3 2 (4.44%) FMCG
4 1 (2.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) UNIX
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.78%) Linux
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 6 (13.33%) Coaching
5 4 (8.89%) Service Management
5 4 (8.89%) Network Design
6 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.67%) Process Management
6 3 (6.67%) Data Analytics
6 3 (6.67%) Analytics
6 3 (6.67%) Project Management
6 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.67%) Network Management
7 2 (4.44%) Change Control
7 2 (4.44%) Release Management
7 2 (4.44%) Time Management
7 2 (4.44%) WFM
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) Java
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) C
3 2 (4.44%) VBScript
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.56%) CCIE
2 7 (15.56%) CCNP
2 7 (15.56%) Degree
3 5 (11.11%) CCNA
4 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (4.44%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
1 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.33%) Terminal Server
2 6 (13.33%) Terminal Services
2 6 (13.33%) Samba
2 6 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.67%) XenServer
3 3 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Cacti
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Cisco
2 21 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 17 (37.78%) VMware
4 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 8 (17.78%) Aruba
6 8 (17.78%) Mitel
6 8 (17.78%) HP
6 8 (17.78%) Citrix
6 8 (17.78%) Juniper
6 8 (17.78%) Meru Networks
7 5 (11.11%) Fortinet
8 4 (8.89%) McAfee
8 4 (8.89%) Sourcefire
9 3 (6.67%) Crossbeam
9 3 (6.67%) F5
9 3 (6.67%) IBM
10 2 (4.44%) Oracle
10 2 (4.44%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (4.44%) SAP
Watford
Required IT
Salary: £24k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: depends on experience + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago