The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 104 102 106
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.10% 1.67% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.49% 9.40% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 21
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -22.22%  
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 346 383 435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.10% 17.73% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 275 311 360
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,700 £32,435
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for VPN in Cambridgeshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Cambridgeshire

VPN
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -10 9 £40,000 - 3
Peterborough +1 6 £55,000 +57.14%
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 34 (65.38%) Cisco
2 31 (59.62%) TCP/IP
3 30 (57.69%) DNS
4 28 (53.85%) LAN
5 27 (51.92%) WAN
5 27 (51.92%) DHCP
6 26 (50.00%) VLAN
7 23 (44.23%) Wireless
8 22 (42.31%) Firewall
8 22 (42.31%) ITIL
9 21 (40.38%) Windows
9 21 (40.38%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
10 20 (38.46%) VMware
11 19 (36.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (34.62%) Network Management
12 18 (34.62%) VoIP
13 17 (32.69%) FTP
13 17 (32.69%) Linux
13 17 (32.69%) IPv4
13 17 (32.69%) CCIE
13 17 (32.69%) CCNP
13 17 (32.69%) SolarWinds
13 17 (32.69%) Problem Management
14 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
15 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
16 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
16 10 (19.23%) Hyper-V
17 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (17.31%) Virtual Servers

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 11 (21.15%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.38%) IIS
3 7 (13.46%) Apache
3 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.92%) Confluence
6 1 (1.92%) Site Server
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (59.62%) TCP/IP
2 30 (57.69%) DNS
3 28 (53.85%) LAN
4 27 (51.92%) DHCP
4 27 (51.92%) WAN
5 26 (50.00%) VLAN
6 23 (44.23%) Wireless
7 22 (42.31%) Firewall
8 19 (36.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (34.62%) VoIP
10 17 (32.69%) FTP
10 17 (32.69%) IPv4
11 9 (17.31%) IPsec
12 8 (15.38%) ISDN
13 7 (13.46%) SAN
14 6 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (9.62%) Network Security
16 3 (5.77%) BGP
16 3 (5.77%) MPLS
17 2 (3.85%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
1 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Network Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Administrator
3 6 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (11.54%) Solutions Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (11.54%) Technical Leader
4 5 (9.62%) Cisco Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Network Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Network Operations Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Operations Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) IT Support
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.77%) Replication
2 3 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.92%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.92%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) iPad
4 1 (1.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.92%) Life Science
4 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Windows
2 17 (32.69%) Linux
3 14 (26.92%) Windows Server
4 7 (13.46%) Unix
4 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.54%) Debian
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.92%) Solaris
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) ITIL
2 18 (34.62%) Network Management
3 17 (32.69%) Problem Management
4 7 (13.46%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (11.54%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.85%) Business Development
7 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.85%) Physics
7 2 (3.85%) Security Operations
8 1 (1.92%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (1.92%) IT Strategy
8 1 (1.92%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (1.92%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (1.92%) Presales
8 1 (1.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (32.69%) CCIE
2 17 (32.69%) CCNP
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.69%) CCNA
4 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 4 (7.69%) MCSA
5 2 (3.85%) CCSA
5 2 (3.85%) CCSE
5 2 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (3.85%) MCP
5 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.92%) MCSE
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 9 (17.31%) Virtual Servers
3 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (11.54%) iptables
4 6 (11.54%) pfSense
5 5 (9.62%) XenApp
6 4 (7.69%) vSphere
7 2 (3.85%) Shibboleth
7 2 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) Nagios
3 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (65.38%) Cisco
2 20 (38.46%) VMware
3 17 (32.69%) SolarWinds
4 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.46%) Brocade
5 7 (13.46%) Citrix
5 7 (13.46%) Oracle
6 5 (9.62%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.77%) Avaya
8 2 (3.85%) F5
8 2 (3.85%) Juniper
8 2 (3.85%) Mitel
8 2 (3.85%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.85%) Veeam
9 1 (1.92%) AppSense
9 1 (1.92%) EMC
9 1 (1.92%) HP
9 1 (1.92%) IBM
9 1 (1.92%) NetApp
9 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
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