Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 170 107
Rank change year-on-year +65 -63 +26
Permanent jobs citing VPN 29 13 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.46% 0.41% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.17% 2.18% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 90
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £34,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.76% -20.00% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,950 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £40,000 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £44,000 £34,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +29.41% -20.00% +6.25%

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 355 597 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 17.91% 18.92% 21.84%
Number of salaries quoted 256 504 428
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £24,100
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 25 (86.21%) Firewall
2 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
3 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
3 22 (75.86%) TCP/IP
3 22 (75.86%) VMware
4 21 (72.41%) Windows
5 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
5 20 (68.97%) LAN
5 20 (68.97%) WAN
5 20 (68.97%) Project Management
5 20 (68.97%) Veeam
5 20 (68.97%) High Availability
6 19 (65.52%) Windows Server
6 19 (65.52%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (65.52%) SQL
6 19 (65.52%) CRM
7 17 (58.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 14 (48.28%) Service Delivery
9 13 (44.83%) BGP
9 13 (44.83%) Finance
9 13 (44.83%) ERP
10 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
10 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
10 12 (41.38%) Supplier Management
10 12 (41.38%) Back Office
10 12 (41.38%) Telecoms
10 12 (41.38%) IT Strategy
11 10 (34.48%) DNS
12 9 (31.03%) VLAN
13 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) Firewall
2 22 (75.86%) TCP/IP
3 20 (68.97%) LAN
3 20 (68.97%) WAN
4 13 (44.83%) BGP
5 10 (34.48%) DNS
6 9 (31.03%) VLAN
7 7 (24.14%) DMZ
8 5 (17.24%) MPLS
9 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
10 2 (6.90%) DHCP
10 2 (6.90%) DWDM
11 1 (3.45%) ADSL
11 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (3.45%) Internet
11 1 (3.45%) Network Security
11 1 (3.45%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (3.45%) VoIP
11 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Hudson
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Back Office
2 12 (41.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) IT Manager
2 10 (34.48%) IT Technical Manager
2 10 (34.48%) Technical Manager
3 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support
6 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Azure Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Juniper Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows Server
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) High Availability
1 20 (68.97%) Project Management
2 19 (65.52%) CRM
3 17 (58.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (48.28%) Service Delivery
5 13 (44.83%) ERP
6 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
6 12 (41.38%) IT Strategy
6 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
6 12 (41.38%) Supplier Management
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (3.45%) Case Management
9 1 (3.45%) Fault Management
9 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.45%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 1 (3.45%) Network Management
9 1 (3.45%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) JNCIA
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 22 (75.86%) VMware
3 20 (68.97%) Veeam
4 19 (65.52%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (20.69%) SonicWALL
6 4 (13.79%) Juniper
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco
8 1 (3.45%) Draytek
8 1 (3.45%) HP
8 1 (3.45%) Huawei
8 1 (3.45%) Meraki