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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 53 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.62% 3.43% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.99% 15.48% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 4
Average salary £38,750 £26,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.22% -38.37%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
177 84 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.87% 22.16% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 126 60 74
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £30,000
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 21 November 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Watford

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 31 (70.45%) Cisco
1 31 (70.45%) Firewall
2 30 (68.18%) WAN
3 27 (61.36%) LAN
4 24 (54.55%) VoIP
5 23 (52.27%) Windows
6 20 (45.45%) CheckPoint
7 16 (36.36%) MPLS
8 15 (34.09%) VMware
9 13 (29.55%) ITIL
10 12 (27.27%) DHCP
10 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
10 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (27.27%) DNS
10 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 12 (27.27%) Network Security
11 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (25.00%) UNIX
12 10 (22.73%) Mitel
12 10 (22.73%) SolarWinds
12 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
13 9 (20.45%) Meru Networks
13 9 (20.45%) Aruba
13 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (20.45%) Degree
13 9 (20.45%) VLAN
13 9 (20.45%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (20.45%) Linux
13 9 (20.45%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.45%) Apache
2 9 (20.45%) Tomcat
3 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (13.64%) Lync
4 2 (4.55%) WorkSite
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (70.45%) Firewall
2 30 (68.18%) WAN
3 27 (61.36%) LAN
4 24 (54.55%) VoIP
5 16 (36.36%) MPLS
6 12 (27.27%) DNS
6 12 (27.27%) DHCP
6 12 (27.27%) Network Security
7 9 (20.45%) VLAN
7 9 (20.45%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (18.18%) Wireless
9 7 (15.91%) OSPF
9 7 (15.91%) BGP
10 6 (13.64%) FTP
10 6 (13.64%) PBX
10 6 (13.64%) ISDN
11 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
12 4 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (9.09%) Multicast
12 4 (9.09%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (15.91%) Retail
2 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.82%) Games
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Network Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Technical Support
5 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Applications Support
5 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (13.64%) Desktop Support
5 6 (13.64%) Server Support
5 6 (13.64%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Network Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Services Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) COM
1 1 (2.27%) JSON
1 1 (2.27%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Handset
2 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.55%) Online Games
4 1 (2.27%) FMCG
4 1 (2.27%) Blog
4 1 (2.27%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) UNIX
3 9 (20.45%) Linux
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Android
7 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
3 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.64%) Network Design
4 6 (13.64%) Coaching
5 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.82%) Service Management
8 2 (4.55%) Process Management
8 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.55%) Release Management
8 2 (4.55%) Network Management
8 2 (4.55%) Change Control
8 2 (4.55%) Data Analytics
8 2 (4.55%) Analytics
8 2 (4.55%) Project Management
9 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) Java
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) C
3 1 (2.27%) VBScript
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.45%) Degree
3 7 (15.91%) CCIE
3 7 (15.91%) CCNP
4 4 (9.09%) CCNA
4 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.55%) JNCIS
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) Terminal Server
3 6 (13.64%) Terminal Services
3 6 (13.64%) Samba
3 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.55%) XenServer
4 2 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Cacti
2 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Cisco
2 20 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 15 (34.09%) VMware
4 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.73%) Mitel
5 10 (22.73%) SolarWinds
6 9 (20.45%) Aruba
6 9 (20.45%) Meru Networks
7 8 (18.18%) HP
7 8 (18.18%) Citrix
7 8 (18.18%) Juniper
8 7 (15.91%) Fortinet
9 4 (9.09%) McAfee
9 4 (9.09%) Sourcefire
10 3 (6.82%) Crossbeam
10 3 (6.82%) F5
10 3 (6.82%) Dell
10 3 (6.82%) IBM
11 2 (4.55%) Oracle
11 2 (4.55%) Blue Coat
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