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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 97 89 87
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.74% 1.76% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.38% 9.00% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 22
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.10%  

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 266 289 340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 21.82% 19.53% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 213 230 274
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,435
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 30 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 29 (80.56%) Cisco
3 26 (72.22%) DNS
4 25 (69.44%) VLAN
5 23 (63.89%) DHCP
6 21 (58.33%) LAN
7 20 (55.56%) WAN
8 19 (52.78%) ITIL
8 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (52.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (50.00%) Network Management
9 18 (50.00%) VoIP
9 18 (50.00%) Firewall
10 17 (47.22%) Wireless
10 17 (47.22%) Problem Management
10 17 (47.22%) SolarWinds
10 17 (47.22%) FTP
10 17 (47.22%) IPv4
10 17 (47.22%) CCIE
10 17 (47.22%) CCNP
11 14 (38.89%) Linux
12 13 (36.11%) Windows
13 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
14 9 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (25.00%) IPsec
14 9 (25.00%) VMware
15 8 (22.22%) IIS
15 8 (22.22%) ISDN

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Top Related 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 8 (22.22%) IIS
2 7 (19.44%) Apache
3 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Confluence
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 26 (72.22%) DNS
3 25 (69.44%) VLAN
4 23 (63.89%) DHCP
5 21 (58.33%) LAN
6 20 (55.56%) WAN
7 19 (52.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (50.00%) Firewall
8 18 (50.00%) VoIP
9 17 (47.22%) FTP
9 17 (47.22%) IPv4
9 17 (47.22%) Wireless
10 9 (25.00%) IPsec
11 8 (22.22%) ISDN
12 3 (8.33%) BGP
12 3 (8.33%) MPLS
12 3 (8.33%) Network Security
13 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (5.56%) DMVPN
13 2 (5.56%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Analyst
1 7 (19.44%) Network Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Administrator
2 6 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Network Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Network Operations Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Operations Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Telephony Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) iPhone
4 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 13 (36.11%) Windows
3 12 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (19.44%) Unix
5 6 (16.67%) Debian
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) Solaris
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) ITIL
2 18 (50.00%) Network Management
3 17 (47.22%) Problem Management
4 7 (19.44%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) Business Development
7 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
7 2 (5.56%) Physics
7 2 (5.56%) Security Operations
8 1 (2.78%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (2.78%) IT Strategy
8 1 (2.78%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (2.78%) Migration
8 1 (2.78%) PDM
8 1 (2.78%) Time Management
8 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (47.22%) CCIE
2 17 (47.22%) CCNP
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) CCNA
4 2 (5.56%) CCSA
4 2 (5.56%) CCSE
4 2 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
1 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.67%) iptables
3 6 (16.67%) pfSense
4 2 (5.56%) Shibboleth
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.78%) Nagios
1 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Cisco
2 17 (47.22%) SolarWinds
3 9 (25.00%) VMware
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle
5 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
5 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.56%) F5
6 2 (5.56%) Mitel
6 2 (5.56%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.56%) Veeam
7 1 (2.78%) Citrix
7 1 (2.78%) EMC
7 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.78%) NetApp
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.78%) Symantec
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