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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 90 81
Rank change year-on-year -28 -9  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.36% 1.44% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 6.88% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 27
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% +6.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 264 247 296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 19.26% 20.93% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 221 209 258
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for VPN.

1 11 (78.57%) VLAN
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 7 (50.00%) VoIP
5 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 5 (35.71%) WAN
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
6 5 (35.71%) Network Management
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (28.57%) pfSense
7 4 (28.57%) iptables
7 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
7 4 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (28.57%) Debian
7 4 (28.57%) Wireless
7 4 (28.57%) IPsec
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
7 4 (28.57%) WatchGuard
7 4 (28.57%) ISDN

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 4 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) VLAN
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
3 7 (50.00%) VoIP
4 6 (42.86%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) FTP
6 4 (28.57%) IPsec
6 4 (28.57%) IPv4
6 4 (28.57%) ISDN
6 4 (28.57%) SSL
6 4 (28.57%) Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
8 1 (7.14%) BGP
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (7.14%) MPLS
8 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Network Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Network Operations Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Operations Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Telephony Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Support
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (28.57%) Debian
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Network Management
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 4 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (7.14%) B2B
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCIE
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) iptables
2 4 (28.57%) pfSense
2 4 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 4 (28.57%) WatchGuard
4 3 (21.43%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft