Period
to 31 July 2021

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 6 months to 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 64 122
Rank change year-on-year -30 +58 +36
Permanent jobs citing VPN 37 23 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.10% 2.50% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.48% 13.69% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 21
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,875 £33,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £44,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.74% -19.09% +27.17%
75th Percentile £58,438 £48,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,500 "
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -10.71%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 239 168 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.57% 18.28% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 165 125 328
10th Percentile £28,700 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £35,600 £37,500 £35,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,745
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.28% -5.01%
75th Percentile £66,250 £56,000 £55,313
90th Percentile £81,250 £66,500 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% -

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Cambridgeshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VPN in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for VPN in Cambridgeshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

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 6 months to 31 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -23 22 £36,250 +31.82% 1
Huntingdon - 7 £57,500 -
Peterborough -13 3 £47,500 - 1
VPN
East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 32 (86.49%) Firewall
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 17 (45.95%) Linux
3 17 (45.95%) Migration
4 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
5 14 (37.84%) Windows
6 12 (32.43%) Cisco
6 12 (32.43%) IPsec
6 12 (32.43%) Information Security
6 12 (32.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 12 (32.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 12 (32.43%) Data Loss Prevention
6 12 (32.43%) CASB
7 11 (29.73%) Security Operations
7 11 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (29.73%) Microsoft 365
7 11 (29.73%) WAN
8 10 (27.03%) CCNA
8 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (27.03%) Sophos
8 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
8 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (24.32%) Azure
9 9 (24.32%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (24.32%) Social Skills
10 8 (21.62%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
10 8 (21.62%) LAN
10 8 (21.62%) SQL
11 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office

VPN
Co-occurring 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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (24.32%) Azure
3 6 (16.22%) IaaS
3 6 (16.22%) Mimecast
3 6 (16.22%) OneDrive
4 3 (8.11%) AWS
5 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (2.70%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 32 (86.49%) Firewall
2 12 (32.43%) IPsec
3 11 (29.73%) WAN
4 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (24.32%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (21.62%) LAN
6 8 (21.62%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (18.92%) DHCP
8 6 (16.22%) DNS
8 6 (16.22%) MPLS
8 6 (16.22%) SAN
8 6 (16.22%) VLAN
9 5 (13.51%) BGP
9 5 (13.51%) OSPF
10 4 (10.81%) Internet
11 3 (8.11%) Cisco Firepower
11 3 (8.11%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (8.11%) EIGRP
11 3 (8.11%) SNMP
12 2 (5.41%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (24.32%) Social Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Documentation Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Public Sector
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) Finance
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) IT Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) IT Security Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Security Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Cloud Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) IT Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) IT Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) IT Support
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Support
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (16.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.41%) Life Science
5 1 (2.70%) BYOD
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 14 (37.84%) Windows
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2016
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2019
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Migration
2 12 (32.43%) Data Loss Prevention
2 12 (32.43%) Information Security
2 12 (32.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 11 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (29.73%) Security Operations
4 6 (16.22%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.11%) B2B
6 3 (8.11%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) CCNA
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) VCP6
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.11%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) CASB
2 6 (16.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (5.41%) HAProxy
3 2 (5.41%) Nagios
3 2 (5.41%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) Cisco
3 10 (27.03%) Sophos
4 7 (18.92%) VMware
5 6 (16.22%) Aruba
5 6 (16.22%) HP
5 6 (16.22%) NetApp
5 6 (16.22%) Nimble Storage
5 6 (16.22%) Veeam
6 3 (8.11%) Apple
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.11%) Juniper
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle
7 2 (5.41%) SAP
8 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.70%) Huawei
8 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto