The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 40 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 21 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.01% 1.69% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.79% 6.45% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 10
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,900 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
101 155 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.27% 26.27% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 63 133 102
Median salary £46,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £40,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Watford

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for VPN.

1 31 (81.58%) Firewall
2 29 (76.32%) VMware
3 28 (73.68%) Windows
3 28 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 26 (68.42%) DNS
4 26 (68.42%) Linux
4 26 (68.42%) DHCP
4 26 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (68.42%) Office 365
4 26 (68.42%) Windows Server
5 25 (65.79%) ITIL
6 22 (57.89%) Data Centre
7 21 (55.26%) Skype for Business
8 20 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (52.63%) Cisco
9 19 (50.00%) WAN
9 19 (50.00%) LAN
10 18 (47.37%) Terminal Services
10 18 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (47.37%) Remote Desktop
10 18 (47.37%) Mentoring
11 16 (42.11%) VLAN
12 13 (34.21%) CheckPoint
12 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
13 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
13 11 (28.95%) Degree
13 11 (28.95%) Mathematics
13 11 (28.95%) VMware ESX

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (55.26%) Skype for Business
2 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (68.42%) Office 365
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (28.95%) PaaS
3 8 (21.05%) Mimecast
4 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (81.58%) Firewall
2 26 (68.42%) DHCP
2 26 (68.42%) DNS
3 19 (50.00%) LAN
3 19 (50.00%) WAN
4 18 (47.37%) Remote Desktop
5 16 (42.11%) VLAN
6 11 (28.95%) ISDN
6 11 (28.95%) MPLS
6 11 (28.95%) PBX
6 11 (28.95%) VoIP
7 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
8 8 (21.05%) Network Security
8 8 (21.05%) SAN
8 8 (21.05%) Unified Communications
9 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (13.16%) DMZ
9 5 (13.16%) IP Telephony
9 5 (13.16%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon RDS
General
1 11 (28.95%) Retail
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) 3rd Line Support
2 15 (39.47%) Support Engineer
3 13 (34.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (34.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 11 (28.95%) Office 365 Engineer
5 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support
5 8 (21.05%) Network Engineer
6 7 (18.42%) Active Directory Support
6 7 (18.42%) Analyst
6 7 (18.42%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (18.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (18.42%) Exchange Support
6 7 (18.42%) Support Analyst
6 7 (18.42%) Windows Support Analyst
7 6 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (15.79%) Linux Support
7 6 (15.79%) Linux Support Engineer
8 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 5 (13.16%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) Handset
3 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (73.68%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) Linux
2 26 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 20 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (21.05%) Mac OS X
7 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) ITIL
2 18 (47.37%) Mentoring
3 11 (28.95%) Coaching
3 11 (28.95%) E-Commerce
3 11 (28.95%) Mathematics
4 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity
4 8 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (21.05%) Web Filtering
5 7 (18.42%) Information Security
6 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.89%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (7.89%) Presales
7 3 (7.89%) Service Management
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.89%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (5.26%) Change Management
8 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) C
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (21.05%) CCNP
4 5 (13.16%) CCNA
5 2 (5.26%) MCP
5 2 (5.26%) MCSE
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 26 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (47.37%) Terminal Services
4 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
4 11 (28.95%) VMware ESX
5 10 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (18.42%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (13.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) VMware
2 28 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 20 (52.63%) Cisco
4 13 (34.21%) CheckPoint
5 11 (28.95%) NetApp
6 8 (21.05%) Citrix
6 8 (21.05%) Dell
6 8 (21.05%) HP
6 8 (21.05%) Veeam
7 3 (7.89%) EMC
7 3 (7.89%) SAP
8 2 (5.26%) Huawei
8 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
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