Period
to 22 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 111 167
Rank change year-on-year +12 +56 -57
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.00% 1.57% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.35% 10.19% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 15
Cambridge median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +22.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £27,950
90th Percentile £45,000 £61,250 £53,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 189 314 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 15.80% 15.41% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 148 222 441
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,300 £29,000
90th Percentile £68,250 £67,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.02% -12.63% +4.75%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Cambridge

VPN
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for VPN in Cambridge

VPN
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Salary histogram for VPN in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for VPN.

1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (41.67%) BGP
4 5 (41.67%) Wireless
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Wireless Security
4 5 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (41.67%) Change Control
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) VoIP
5 4 (33.33%) Network Design
6 3 (25.00%) DWDM
6 3 (25.00%) Firmware
6 3 (25.00%) SNMP
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) JNCIS
6 3 (25.00%) VLAN
6 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (25.00%) Physics
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) Network Security
6 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (25.00%) Network Management
6 3 (25.00%) Security Patching
6 3 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (41.67%) BGP
4 5 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) Wireless
4 5 (41.67%) Wireless Security
5 4 (33.33%) VoIP
6 3 (25.00%) DWDM
6 3 (25.00%) eduroam
6 3 (25.00%) Network Security
6 3 (25.00%) SNMP
6 3 (25.00%) VLAN
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) IPsec
7 2 (16.67%) TACACS
7 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Control
2 4 (33.33%) Network Design
3 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (25.00%) Network Management
3 3 (25.00%) Physics
3 3 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (25.00%) JNCIS
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) JNCIA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Aruba
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft