The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 16 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 6.00% 2.90% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 20.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £42,500 £26,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.46% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
VPN
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 34.00% 14.49% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 3
Median salary £42,500 £70,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.28% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,400 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of job ads across the West Lothian region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

VPN
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the West Lothian region.

VPN Salary Trend in West Lothian

VPN
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in West Lothian

VPN
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +6 2 £42,500 +63.46%
VPN
Scotland

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for VPN.

1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Progress
1 2 (50.00%) ADSL
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) RIP
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) ICMP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) WMI
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN

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Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ADSL
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) ICMP
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) RIP
1 2 (50.00%) SNMP
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCENT
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (50.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Progress
1 2 (50.00%) VMware