Period
to 22 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
London > Central London
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 197 143
Rank change year-on-year +19 -54 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 226 243 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.74% 1.60% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.47% 10.51% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 212 206 234
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £31,250 £27,575
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £78,375
London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,678 2,311 2,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 12.89% 15.20% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,517 2,046 2,004
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Central London

VPN
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for VPN in Central London

VPN
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Central London over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Salary histogram for VPN in Central London

VPN
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Central London region over the 6 months to 22 April 2019. 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
City of London +3 173 £52,500 +2.94% 6
West End of London +19 15 £50,000 +11.11%
Camden +22 7 £50,000 +51.52%
Southwark +84 1 £47,500 -24.00%
City of Westminster -13 1 - -
VPN
London

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 Central London region with a requirement for VPN.

1 149 (65.93%) Firewall
2 108 (47.79%) Windows
3 104 (46.02%) Cisco
4 102 (45.13%) WAN
5 89 (39.38%) Active Directory
6 84 (37.17%) Microsoft
7 79 (34.96%) LAN
8 73 (32.30%) Office 365
9 71 (31.42%) Cisco Certification
10 64 (28.32%) MPLS
11 63 (27.88%) CCNP
12 61 (26.99%) DNS
12 61 (26.99%) Network Security
13 56 (24.78%) CheckPoint
13 56 (24.78%) Microsoft Azure
14 55 (24.34%) Windows Server
15 54 (23.89%) Amazon AWS
16 49 (21.68%) Cisco ASA
17 48 (21.24%) Microsoft Office
18 47 (20.80%) OSPF
18 47 (20.80%) BGP
18 47 (20.80%) Finance
19 45 (19.91%) TCP/IP
19 45 (19.91%) NetScaler
20 43 (19.03%) F5
20 43 (19.03%) DHCP
20 43 (19.03%) Problem-Solving
21 42 (18.58%) VLAN
22 41 (18.14%) VMware
22 41 (18.14%) Internet

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 30 (13.27%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.08%) Skype for Business
3 14 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (4.42%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (3.10%) IIS
8 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.88%) Apache
10 2 (0.88%) Confluence
11 1 (0.44%) CMS
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (21.24%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.88%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.44%) Avid Media Composer
5 1 (0.44%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Carpe Diem
2 2 (0.88%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 73 (32.30%) Office 365
2 56 (24.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (23.89%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (7.52%) IaaS
5 14 (6.19%) PaaS
6 12 (5.31%) SaaS
7 8 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (3.10%) Cloudflare
9 6 (2.65%) Mimecast
10 5 (2.21%) Amazon S3
10 5 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (2.21%) Yammer
11 4 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (1.77%) Amazon Glacier
11 4 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.77%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 4 (1.77%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 149 (65.93%) Firewall
2 102 (45.13%) WAN
3 79 (34.96%) LAN
4 64 (28.32%) MPLS
5 61 (26.99%) DNS
5 61 (26.99%) Network Security
6 49 (21.68%) Cisco ASA
7 47 (20.80%) BGP
7 47 (20.80%) OSPF
8 45 (19.91%) NetScaler
8 45 (19.91%) TCP/IP
9 43 (19.03%) DHCP
10 42 (18.58%) VLAN
11 41 (18.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 41 (18.14%) Internet
12 38 (16.81%) Cisco IOS
12 38 (16.81%) VPLS
13 37 (16.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 37 (16.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 35 (15.49%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (2.65%) Big Data
2 6 (2.65%) NoSQL
2 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (1.77%) Power BI
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.77%) JIRA
3 3 (1.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.88%) Hudson
4 2 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.44%) FishEye
5 1 (0.44%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.44%) GitLab
5 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (20.80%) Finance
2 23 (10.18%) Law
3 13 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.54%) Advertising
4 8 (3.54%) Legal
5 7 (3.10%) Banking
6 5 (2.21%) Retail
7 4 (1.77%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (26.11%) Network Engineer
2 38 (16.81%) Security Engineer
3 35 (15.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (13.27%) Network Security Engineer
5 29 (12.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 28 (12.39%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 28 (12.39%) Senior Network Engineer
7 27 (11.95%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 26 (11.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 26 (11.50%) Senior Security Engineer
9 23 (10.18%) Analyst
10 21 (9.29%) 2nd Line Support
11 18 (7.96%) IT Support
12 17 (7.52%) Support Engineer
13 16 (7.08%) DevOps Engineer
14 15 (6.64%) Architect
15 11 (4.87%) IT Engineer
16 10 (4.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 10 (4.42%) Cloud Engineer
17 9 (3.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.42%) REST
1 10 (4.42%) Web Services
2 9 (3.98%) Node.js
3 7 (3.10%) JSON
4 5 (2.21%) 802.1X
4 5 (2.21%) J2EE
4 5 (2.21%) LDAP
4 5 (2.21%) WebSockets
5 4 (1.77%) .NET
5 4 (1.77%) Apache Flex
5 4 (1.77%) Jinja
5 4 (1.77%) RESTful
6 3 (1.33%) HTML
6 3 (1.33%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.88%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.88%) YAML
8 1 (0.44%) Kafka
8 1 (0.44%) SAML
8 1 (0.44%) Spring
8 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.96%) Data Centre
3 17 (7.52%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (7.52%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (6.19%) Fintech
4 14 (6.19%) Smartphone
5 9 (3.98%) Clustering
6 8 (3.54%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.54%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (2.65%) Cyberattack
7 6 (2.65%) Cybercrime
7 6 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.65%) Xbox
8 5 (2.21%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.77%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Licensing
10 3 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 108 (47.79%) Windows
2 55 (24.34%) Windows Server
3 36 (15.93%) Windows 10
4 32 (14.16%) Windows 7
4 32 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (11.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (10.18%) Linux
7 12 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (4.87%) Apple iOS
9 8 (3.54%) Android
10 7 (3.10%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.65%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.65%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.88%) CentOS
12 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.88%) Unix
13 1 (0.44%) Debian
13 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.03%) Problem-Solving
2 40 (17.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 37 (16.37%) ITIL
4 34 (15.04%) DevOps
5 23 (10.18%) Kalman Filter
6 22 (9.73%) Information Security
7 19 (8.41%) Service Delivery
8 18 (7.96%) Load Balancing
9 17 (7.52%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (7.52%) IT Strategy
10 14 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (6.19%) Security Operations
11 12 (5.31%) Collaborative Working
11 12 (5.31%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (4.87%) Computer Science
12 11 (4.87%) Service Management
13 10 (4.42%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (3.98%) Microservices
14 9 (3.98%) Migration
15 8 (3.54%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.49%) PowerShell
2 26 (11.50%) Python
3 23 (10.18%) SQL
4 11 (4.87%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.10%) Ruby
6 6 (2.65%) C#
6 6 (2.65%) Java
6 6 (2.65%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.33%) VB
8 2 (0.88%) C
8 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.44%) C++
9 1 (0.44%) Go
9 1 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (31.42%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (27.88%) CCNP
3 37 (16.37%) Degree
4 33 (14.60%) CCIE
5 26 (11.50%) CCIE Security
6 22 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (7.08%) CISSP
8 15 (6.64%) CEH
9 13 (5.75%) MCSA
10 12 (5.31%) AWS Certification
11 10 (4.42%) CCNA
11 10 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (3.98%) MCSE
12 9 (3.98%) SANS
12 9 (3.98%) Security Cleared
13 8 (3.54%) MCP
14 7 (3.10%) Master's Degree
15 6 (2.65%) CISM
15 6 (2.65%) GREM
15 6 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.96%) SLA
2 4 (1.77%) QA
3 3 (1.33%) PMO
4 1 (0.44%) COBIT
4 1 (0.44%) GDPR
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 89 (39.38%) Active Directory
2 29 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.64%) Docker
4 12 (5.31%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.77%) XenApp
7 3 (1.33%) NFS
7 3 (1.33%) vSphere
8 2 (0.88%) Firmware
8 2 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.44%) iptables
9 1 (0.44%) RHEV
9 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (9.73%) Ansible
2 13 (5.75%) SCCM
3 10 (4.42%) Backup Exec
4 9 (3.98%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.65%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (2.65%) WSUS
6 5 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.21%) Puppet
7 3 (1.33%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.33%) Malwarebytes
7 3 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.88%) Nagios
8 2 (0.88%) SCOM
8 2 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.88%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.88%) vMotion
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.44%) Mesos
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 104 (46.02%) Cisco
2 84 (37.17%) Microsoft
3 56 (24.78%) CheckPoint
4 43 (19.03%) F5
5 41 (18.14%) VMware
6 38 (16.81%) Juniper
7 30 (13.27%) Citrix
8 16 (7.08%) HP
9 14 (6.19%) Palo Alto
10 11 (4.87%) Apple
11 9 (3.98%) Veeam
12 8 (3.54%) iManage
12 8 (3.54%) Zscaler
13 6 (2.65%) arcserve
13 6 (2.65%) Sun
13 6 (2.65%) Veritas
14 5 (2.21%) Avaya
15 4 (1.77%) ServiceNow
15 4 (1.77%) SolarWinds
15 4 (1.77%) SonicWALL