The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wimbledon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 23 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wimbledon 5.32% 3.75% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 15.00% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
VPN
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wimbledon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wimbledon 34.04% 25.00% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 7
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,350 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wimbledon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Wimbledon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Wimbledon

VPN
Salary Trend in Wimbledon

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

VPN Salary Trend in Wimbledon

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wimbledon

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wimbledon 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) Firewall
4 8 (57.14%) DNS
4 8 (57.14%) Apple
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (50.00%) MCSE
5 7 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (50.00%) MCP
5 7 (50.00%) MCTS
5 7 (50.00%) MCITP
5 7 (50.00%) Migration
5 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 6 (42.86%) Citrix
7 5 (35.71%) ITIL
7 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
8 4 (28.57%) iPad
8 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (28.57%) iPhone

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Top Related IT Skills in Wimbledon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wimbledon 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 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) Intranet
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Support Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Support Manager
4 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Manager
4 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
6 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (28.57%) iPhone
1 4 (28.57%) iPad
1 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (50.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
7 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) MCP
1 7 (50.00%) MCSE
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (50.00%) MCTS
1 7 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) Apple
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) Symantec
5 4 (28.57%) McAfee
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 1 (7.14%) IBM
7 1 (7.14%) NetApp
7 1 (7.14%) Adobe
7 1 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) Dell
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle