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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 51 54 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.60% 3.52% 4.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.21% 10.84% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 12
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £19,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £33,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+14.92% -8.21%
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
116 203 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.20% 32.48% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 62 140 61
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Watford

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
3 13 (56.52%) VMware
4 12 (52.17%) DNS
4 12 (52.17%) DHCP
4 12 (52.17%) Data Centre
5 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
6 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
6 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (39.13%) vSphere
7 9 (39.13%) Firewall
7 9 (39.13%) ITIL
7 9 (39.13%) MS Office
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (34.78%) Office 365
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
9 7 (30.43%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (30.43%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (30.43%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (30.43%) Information Security
9 7 (30.43%) Handset
9 7 (30.43%) Terminal Services
9 7 (30.43%) MPLS
9 7 (30.43%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) WorkSite
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (39.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (34.78%) Office 365
2 7 (30.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
2 12 (52.17%) DNS
2 12 (52.17%) DHCP
3 9 (39.13%) Firewall
4 7 (30.43%) MPLS
4 7 (30.43%) LAN
4 7 (30.43%) WAN
5 6 (26.09%) OSPF
5 6 (26.09%) BGP
6 5 (21.74%) VLAN
6 5 (21.74%) IPsec
6 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
6 5 (21.74%) VRRP
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (21.74%) Multicast
7 4 (17.39%) HSRP
7 4 (17.39%) Wireless
8 3 (13.04%) Network Security
8 3 (13.04%) VoIP
8 3 (13.04%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Support Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (26.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support
6 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Data Centre
2 7 (30.43%) Handset
3 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
4 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (4.35%) iPad
6 1 (4.35%) Blog
6 1 (4.35%) iPhone
6 1 (4.35%) FMCG
6 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
2 7 (30.43%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Software Licensing
3 2 (8.70%) ERP
3 2 (8.70%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) ITSM
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.35%) Network Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Network Management
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Process Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) CCIE
4 2 (8.70%) CCNP
4 2 (8.70%) MCP
4 2 (8.70%) ACSP
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (39.13%) vSphere
4 7 (30.43%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (30.43%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (30.43%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.35%) XenServer
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (8.70%) Cacti
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 4 (17.39%) Juniper
5 3 (13.04%) NetApp
5 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.04%) F5
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) Crossbeam
6 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) LANDesk
7 1 (4.35%) SAP
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) Avaya
7 1 (4.35%) Remedy
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