Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 162 147
Rank change year-on-year -6 -15 -22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 196 195 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.85% 1.90% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.65% 11.48% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 173 177 260
City of London median annual salary £51,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.15% +2.11% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £26,475
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -3.06%

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,683 1,699 2,105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.93% 16.56% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,513 1,563 1,857
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in the City of London

VPN
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for VPN in the City of London

VPN
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in the City of London

VPN
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. 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
London Bridge +3 2 £57,500 -4.17% 1
VPN
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for VPN.

1 117 (59.69%) Firewall
2 103 (52.55%) Cisco
3 93 (47.45%) WAN
4 91 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 91 (46.43%) Windows
5 87 (44.39%) DNS
6 86 (43.88%) Active Directory
7 70 (35.71%) LAN
8 67 (34.18%) Microsoft Azure
9 66 (33.67%) PowerShell
10 62 (31.63%) Cisco ASA
11 61 (31.12%) Citrix
12 58 (29.59%) CheckPoint
13 57 (29.08%) Cisco Nexus
14 55 (28.06%) Amazon AWS
15 54 (27.55%) F5
15 54 (27.55%) Finance
15 54 (27.55%) VMware
16 53 (27.04%) MPLS
17 49 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 49 (25.00%) Network Security
18 48 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
19 47 (23.98%) Juniper
19 47 (23.98%) CCNP
20 46 (23.47%) DHCP
21 41 (20.92%) Python
21 41 (20.92%) Office 365
22 40 (20.41%) Cisco IOS
23 39 (19.90%) Linux
23 39 (19.90%) TCP/IP

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 33 (16.84%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 12 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (5.10%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.06%) Confluence
6 5 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.04%) Apache
7 4 (2.04%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.53%) IIS
8 3 (1.53%) JBoss
8 3 (1.53%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.02%) nginx
10 1 (0.51%) CMS
10 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (5.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.02%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 67 (34.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (28.06%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (20.92%) Office 365
4 16 (8.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (8.16%) IaaS
5 12 (6.12%) PaaS
6 9 (4.59%) Slack
7 8 (4.08%) G Suite
7 8 (4.08%) SaaS
8 7 (3.57%) OneDrive
9 5 (2.55%) Datadog
9 5 (2.55%) GitHub
10 4 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (2.04%) Mimecast
10 4 (2.04%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.02%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (1.02%) Twilio
12 1 (0.51%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 117 (59.69%) Firewall
2 93 (47.45%) WAN
3 87 (44.39%) DNS
4 70 (35.71%) LAN
5 62 (31.63%) Cisco ASA
6 57 (29.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 53 (27.04%) MPLS
8 49 (25.00%) Network Security
9 46 (23.47%) DHCP
10 40 (20.41%) Cisco IOS
11 39 (19.90%) TCP/IP
12 38 (19.39%) VPLS
13 37 (18.88%) NetScaler
14 34 (17.35%) BGP
14 34 (17.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 34 (17.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 34 (17.35%) NX-OS
15 33 (16.84%) WLAN
16 32 (16.33%) OSPF
16 32 (16.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.08%) MySQL
3 5 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.04%) Big Data
4 4 (2.04%) Data Lake
4 4 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.04%) Redis
5 3 (1.53%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (13.78%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.57%) JIRA
4 6 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (3.06%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (2.04%) Artifactory
6 4 (2.04%) GoCD
7 3 (1.53%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.51%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 54 (27.55%) Finance
2 11 (5.61%) Legal
3 10 (5.10%) Law
4 8 (4.08%) Advertising
5 5 (2.55%) Retail
6 4 (2.04%) Banking
7 3 (1.53%) Front Office
7 3 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.02%) Marketing
8 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (29.08%) Analyst
2 30 (15.31%) Network Security Specialist
2 30 (15.31%) Security Specialist
3 25 (12.76%) Network Specialist
4 24 (12.24%) Support Analyst
5 23 (11.73%) Security Analyst
6 22 (11.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 21 (10.71%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
7 21 (10.71%) Network Engineer
7 21 (10.71%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
8 15 (7.65%) IT Engineer
8 15 (7.65%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 15 (7.65%) Support Engineer
9 14 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Specialist
9 14 (7.14%) Senior Network Specialist
9 14 (7.14%) Senior Security Specialist
10 13 (6.63%) Desktop Support
10 13 (6.63%) IT Support
11 12 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (6.12%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.57%) LDAP
2 5 (2.55%) .NET
2 5 (2.55%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (2.55%) Kafka
3 4 (2.04%) Sensu
4 3 (1.53%) REST
5 2 (1.02%) Ajax
5 2 (1.02%) JSON
5 2 (1.02%) Node.js
5 2 (1.02%) SOAP
5 2 (1.02%) Web Services
5 2 (1.02%) XML
6 1 (0.51%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.51%) Dropwizard
6 1 (0.51%) LAMP
6 1 (0.51%) RESTful
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.51%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (13.78%) Data Centre
3 15 (7.65%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.10%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.10%) PKI
5 10 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.06%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (3.06%) iPhone
7 6 (3.06%) Reinsurance
8 5 (2.55%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.55%) Smartphone
9 4 (2.04%) Clustering
9 4 (2.04%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.53%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.02%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.02%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 91 (46.43%) Windows
2 39 (19.90%) Linux
3 37 (18.88%) Windows Server
4 25 (12.76%) Windows 7
5 23 (11.73%) Windows 10
6 17 (8.67%) Android
6 17 (8.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (5.61%) Mac OS X
9 8 (4.08%) CentOS
10 7 (3.57%) Ubuntu
11 6 (3.06%) Debian
11 6 (3.06%) Kali Linux
11 6 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (2.55%) Windows XP
13 4 (2.04%) Apple iOS
13 4 (2.04%) Mac OS
13 4 (2.04%) Unix
14 1 (0.51%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.37%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 35 (17.86%) ITIL
3 29 (14.80%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (14.80%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 18 (9.18%) Mobile Device Management
5 16 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (7.65%) DevOps
6 15 (7.65%) High Availability
7 14 (7.14%) Information Security
7 14 (7.14%) Migration
8 13 (6.63%) ITSM
9 12 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (5.61%) Network Architecture
10 11 (5.61%) Problem Management
10 11 (5.61%) Software Deployment
11 10 (5.10%) API Integration
11 10 (5.10%) Change Control
11 10 (5.10%) Change Management
11 10 (5.10%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (4.59%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 66 (33.67%) PowerShell
2 41 (20.92%) Python
3 16 (8.16%) SQL
4 13 (6.63%) C#
5 8 (4.08%) Java
5 8 (4.08%) Perl
5 8 (4.08%) Ruby
6 6 (3.06%) PHP
7 5 (2.55%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.55%) VBScript
8 4 (2.04%) Go
9 3 (1.53%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (24.49%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (23.98%) CCNP
3 37 (18.88%) CCIE
4 21 (10.71%) Degree
5 16 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (7.14%) CEH
6 14 (7.14%) CISSP
6 14 (7.14%) MCSA
6 14 (7.14%) SANS
7 12 (6.12%) MCSE
8 11 (5.61%) MCITP
8 11 (5.61%) MCTS
9 7 (3.57%) RHCE
10 6 (3.06%) CCSP
10 6 (3.06%) GIAC
10 6 (3.06%) Linux+ Certification
10 6 (3.06%) LPIC
10 6 (3.06%) RHCA
10 6 (3.06%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.57%) SLA
3 6 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 86 (43.88%) Active Directory
2 49 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (15.31%) XenApp
4 27 (13.78%) XenDesktop
5 22 (11.22%) Hyper-V
6 14 (7.14%) Docker
7 9 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (4.08%) vSphere
9 7 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (3.06%) pfSense
10 6 (3.06%) Snort
11 5 (2.55%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (2.04%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.53%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (1.02%) DFS Replication
14 2 (1.02%) Terminal Server
14 2 (1.02%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.51%) RHEV
15 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (16.33%) Puppet
2 28 (14.29%) Terraform
3 24 (12.24%) SCCM
4 14 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
5 13 (6.63%) Ansible
5 13 (6.63%) Nessus
6 12 (6.12%) WSUS
7 10 (5.10%) Kubernetes
8 8 (4.08%) FortiGate
8 8 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (3.57%) Nagios
10 6 (3.06%) OpenVAS
10 6 (3.06%) OSSEC
11 5 (2.55%) Backup Exec
11 5 (2.55%) Consul
11 5 (2.55%) Grafana
12 4 (2.04%) Cacti
12 4 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (2.04%) Salt
13 3 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 103 (52.55%) Cisco
2 91 (46.43%) Microsoft
3 61 (31.12%) Citrix
4 58 (29.59%) CheckPoint
5 54 (27.55%) F5
5 54 (27.55%) VMware
6 47 (23.98%) Juniper
7 39 (19.90%) Google
8 25 (12.76%) HP
9 23 (11.73%) Blue Coat
10 22 (11.22%) Imperva
10 22 (11.22%) Infoblox
10 22 (11.22%) Palo Alto
10 22 (11.22%) Zscaler
11 18 (9.18%) ServiceNow
12 13 (6.63%) Fortinet
12 13 (6.63%) SonicWALL
13 11 (5.61%) Apple
13 11 (5.61%) McAfee
14 10 (5.10%) Riverbed