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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
London / City of London
Rank 137 153 103
Rank change year-on-year +16 -50  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 84 121 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.66% 1.71% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.05% 11.65% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 77 100 230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £72,500 £69,550
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.66%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 836 1039 2052
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.53% 14.64% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 790 909 1720
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in the City of London

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region with a requirement for VPN.

1 137 (70.62%) Firewall
2 132 (68.04%) Cisco
3 100 (51.55%) Cisco Certification
4 98 (50.52%) Windows
5 83 (42.78%) CCNP
6 76 (39.18%) Microsoft
7 59 (30.41%) VMware
7 59 (30.41%) Active Directory
8 55 (28.35%) Cisco ASA
9 52 (26.80%) DNS
10 51 (26.29%) Wireless
11 50 (25.77%) Windows Server
12 49 (25.26%) TCP/IP
13 48 (24.74%) Network Security
14 47 (24.23%) Finance
15 44 (22.68%) VMware Infrastructure
16 42 (21.65%) ITIL
16 42 (21.65%) Juniper
17 40 (20.62%) Citrix
17 40 (20.62%) DHCP
17 40 (20.62%) LAN
17 40 (20.62%) WAN
17 40 (20.62%) Data Centre
18 39 (20.10%) CCNA
19 37 (19.07%) Palo Alto
20 36 (18.56%) MS Exchange
20 36 (18.56%) Linux
21 35 (18.04%) VoIP
22 33 (17.01%) MPLS
23 32 (16.49%) SAN

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Top Related 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 36 (18.56%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.76%) SharePoint
2 17 (8.76%) Skype for Business
3 13 (6.70%) Apache
3 13 (6.70%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (5.15%) IIS
6 9 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (4.64%) JBoss
7 8 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.55%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.03%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.52%) CMS
12 1 (0.52%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.52%) Jetty
Applications
1 32 (16.49%) MS Office
2 20 (10.31%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (8.25%) Office 365
4 10 (5.15%) SaaS
5 8 (4.12%) IaaS
6 7 (3.61%) PaaS
7 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.52%) Akamai
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.52%) GitHub
8 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 137 (70.62%) Firewall
2 55 (28.35%) Cisco ASA
3 52 (26.80%) DNS
4 51 (26.29%) Wireless
5 49 (25.26%) TCP/IP
6 48 (24.74%) Network Security
7 40 (20.62%) DHCP
7 40 (20.62%) LAN
7 40 (20.62%) WAN
8 35 (18.04%) VoIP
9 33 (17.01%) MPLS
10 32 (16.49%) SAN
11 31 (15.98%) OSPF
12 30 (15.46%) BGP
13 23 (11.86%) SSL
14 22 (11.34%) Cisco ISE
15 16 (8.25%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (7.22%) Cisco Wireless
17 13 (6.70%) VLAN
17 13 (6.70%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.61%) MySQL
3 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.52%) Big Data
5 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.52%) HBase
5 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.03%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.03%) JIRA
2 2 (1.03%) JMeter
2 2 (1.03%) Selenium
2 2 (1.03%) Subversion
2 2 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (24.23%) Finance
2 18 (9.28%) Banking
3 15 (7.73%) Legal
4 14 (7.22%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.64%) Law
6 8 (4.12%) Publishing
7 4 (2.06%) Marketing
8 2 (1.03%) Retail
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (36.08%) Network Engineer
2 41 (21.13%) Security Engineer
3 36 (18.56%) Analyst
4 34 (17.53%) Support Engineer
5 33 (17.01%) Cisco Engineer
6 26 (13.40%) Senior Network Engineer
7 22 (11.34%) Network Security Engineer
8 18 (9.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 18 (9.28%) IT Support
9 14 (7.22%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 14 (7.22%) IT Analyst
9 14 (7.22%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 14 (7.22%) Senior Security Engineer
10 13 (6.70%) Cisco Support
10 13 (6.70%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 12 (6.19%) IT Engineer
11 12 (6.19%) Security Analyst
11 12 (6.19%) Security Support Engineer
12 11 (5.67%) IT Support Engineer
13 10 (5.15%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.12%) 802.1X
2 7 (3.61%) Middleware
3 5 (2.58%) Web Services
4 3 (1.55%) J2EE
5 1 (0.52%) CGI
5 1 (0.52%) CSS
5 1 (0.52%) HTML
5 1 (0.52%) JSON
5 1 (0.52%) REST
5 1 (0.52%) SAML
5 1 (0.52%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.52%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.62%) Data Centre
2 22 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (10.31%) Computer Science
4 14 (7.22%) Virtual Team
5 10 (5.15%) Clustering
5 10 (5.15%) Driving Licence
6 9 (4.64%) Public Cloud
7 8 (4.12%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.12%) PKI
7 8 (4.12%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (3.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (3.61%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (3.09%) Blackberry
9 6 (3.09%) Equities
9 6 (3.09%) Hedge funds
10 5 (2.58%) e-Health
11 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.03%) Handset
11 2 (1.03%) NHS
11 2 (1.03%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 98 (50.52%) Windows
2 50 (25.77%) Windows Server
3 36 (18.56%) Linux
4 22 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (10.31%) Windows 7
6 19 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (9.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (8.76%) Windows 10
9 12 (6.19%) CentOS
9 12 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (6.19%) Windows XP
10 11 (5.67%) Unix
11 10 (5.15%) Ubuntu
12 6 (3.09%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.06%) Android
13 4 (2.06%) Debian
14 2 (1.03%) Kali Linux
14 2 (1.03%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.65%) ITIL
2 15 (7.73%) Business Continuity
3 14 (7.22%) Load Balancing
3 14 (7.22%) SIEM
4 13 (6.70%) DevOps
4 13 (6.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 12 (6.19%) Network Design
5 12 (6.19%) Project Management
6 11 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (5.67%) High Availability
6 11 (5.67%) Mentoring
6 11 (5.67%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (5.15%) ITIL V3
7 10 (5.15%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 9 (4.64%) Information Security
8 9 (4.64%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (4.64%) Problem Management
9 8 (4.12%) Change Management
9 8 (4.12%) Logistics
9 8 (4.12%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.19%) SQL
2 7 (3.61%) Python
3 6 (3.09%) Java
4 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.03%) Perl
5 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.52%) C
6 1 (0.52%) Go
6 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 100 (51.55%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (42.78%) CCNP
3 39 (20.10%) CCNA
4 32 (16.49%) Degree
5 19 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (6.70%) MCSE
7 10 (5.15%) PhD
7 10 (5.15%) Security Cleared
8 9 (4.64%) CCSP
8 9 (4.64%) JNCIA
9 7 (3.61%) CCDP
9 7 (3.61%) EMC Certification
10 6 (3.09%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (2.58%) CISM
11 5 (2.58%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.58%) JNCIE
11 5 (2.58%) JNCIP
11 5 (2.58%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.55%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.25%) PCI DSS
2 10 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.09%) QA
4 6 (3.09%) SLA
5 1 (0.52%) ISO22301
System Software
1 59 (30.41%) Active Directory
2 44 (22.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.19%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (5.15%) XenServer
5 8 (4.12%) vSphere
6 6 (3.09%) Snort
7 2 (1.03%) Firmware
7 2 (1.03%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.03%) XenApp
8 1 (0.52%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.52%) pfSense
8 1 (0.52%) Samba
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (9.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (6.70%) AirWatch
2 13 (6.70%) Backup Exec
3 10 (5.15%) XenMobile
4 6 (3.09%) OSSEC
4 6 (3.09%) SCCM
5 5 (2.58%) Nagios
6 4 (2.06%) Ansible
6 4 (2.06%) FortiGate
6 4 (2.06%) Nessus
6 4 (2.06%) WSUS
7 2 (1.03%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.03%) Nmap
7 2 (1.03%) Puppet
7 2 (1.03%) SELinux
8 1 (0.52%) Cacti
8 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.52%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 132 (68.04%) Cisco
2 76 (39.18%) Microsoft
3 59 (30.41%) VMware
4 42 (21.65%) Juniper
5 40 (20.62%) Citrix
6 37 (19.07%) Palo Alto
7 28 (14.43%) CheckPoint
8 26 (13.40%) HP
9 18 (9.28%) EMC
10 17 (8.76%) Fortinet
11 14 (7.22%) Red Hat
12 13 (6.70%) Veeam
13 12 (6.19%) Avaya
14 11 (5.67%) Intel Security
14 11 (5.67%) Polycom
14 11 (5.67%) Sourcefire
15 10 (5.15%) F5
15 10 (5.15%) IronPort
15 10 (5.15%) Oracle
16 7 (3.61%) Riverbed
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Penison, Bonus, etc
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Reed Technology
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
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IPsoft
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + strong benefits and bonus package
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent bens incl. private health
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