The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 35 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 2.17% 2.28% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.80% 12.20% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 8
Average salary £52,500 £28,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.21% -28.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
VPN
Surrey

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

Communications & Networking Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 82 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 22.17% 18.68% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 47 79 69
Average salary £38,500 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.75% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,650 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

VPN
Salary Trend in Woking

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

VPN Salary Trend in Woking

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) CCIE
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
5 2 (28.57%) Sage

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) HSRP
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 2 (28.57%) VRRP
5 1 (14.29%) FWSM
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Team Leader
1 2 (28.57%) Support Team Leader
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Firmware
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) SonicWALL
3 2 (28.57%) Sage
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Siemens
4 1 (14.29%) Polycom