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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 12.24% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,947
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +6.90%
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
18 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 36.73% 21.92% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 6
Median salary £31,250 £70,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-55.35% +81.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £62,100 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) SLA
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Vista
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) RIP
5 2 (22.22%) SNMP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Progress
5 2 (22.22%) ADSL
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) ICMP

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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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) ADSL
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) ICMP
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) RIP
3 2 (22.22%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (55.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000 Server
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Vista
2 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCENT
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (22.22%) WMI
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Progress
4 1 (11.11%) Veeam