Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 161 108
Rank change year-on-year +42 -53 +15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 22 14 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.00% 0.51% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 2.42% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 61
Cambridge median annual salary £35,000 £34,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.45% -18.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,175 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £38,000 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £44,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.71% -17.65% +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 385 578 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 17.58% 20.96% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 261 497 430
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 £30,150 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) Firewall
4 13 (59.09%) VMware
4 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
5 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
6 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (50.00%) Veeam
6 11 (50.00%) High Availability
7 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
7 10 (45.45%) SQL
7 10 (45.45%) CRM
7 10 (45.45%) DNS
7 10 (45.45%) LAN
7 10 (45.45%) WAN
7 10 (45.45%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (45.45%) Project Management
8 8 (36.36%) BGP
8 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
8 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (36.36%) VLAN
9 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
9 7 (31.82%) DMZ
9 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
10 6 (27.27%) Office 365
11 5 (22.73%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (22.73%) MS Visio

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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
2 4 (18.18%) Acrobat
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) Firewall
2 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 10 (45.45%) DNS
3 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 10 (45.45%) WAN
4 8 (36.36%) BGP
4 8 (36.36%) VLAN
5 7 (31.82%) DMZ
6 5 (22.73%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (18.18%) Internet
7 4 (18.18%) MPLS
7 4 (18.18%) WebEx
8 2 (9.09%) DHCP
9 1 (4.55%) DWDM
9 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
9 1 (4.55%) Network Security
9 1 (4.55%) OpenFlow
9 1 (4.55%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Hudson
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Back Office
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) IT Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Technical Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) iPad
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Mac OS
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 2000
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) High Availability
2 10 (45.45%) CRM
2 10 (45.45%) Project Management
3 8 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) ERP
5 4 (18.18%) Information Management
5 4 (18.18%) ITSM
5 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 4 (18.18%) Statistics
5 4 (18.18%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.64%) IT Strategy
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) JNCIA
1 4 (18.18%) MCP
1 4 (18.18%) MCSE
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (18.18%) ServiceCenter
1 4 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
1 13 (59.09%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) Veeam
3 10 (45.45%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (18.18%) Adobe
4 4 (18.18%) Bomgar
4 4 (18.18%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) Juniper
4 4 (18.18%) MobileIron
4 4 (18.18%) Peregrine
4 4 (18.18%) Remedy
4 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix