Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 180 176 166
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 86 160 204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.24% 1.59% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.67% 12.35% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 80 147 191
Median annual salary £70,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £28,050 £28,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,250 £78,000 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% +2.94% +2.00%

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 889 1,296 1,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.86% 12.89% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 791 1,169 1,534
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £91,500 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VPN as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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 26 May 2020. 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 +2 2 £46,000 +32.37%
VPN
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 48 (55.81%) Firewall
2 45 (52.33%) Cisco
3 37 (43.02%) Windows
3 37 (43.02%) Azure
4 36 (41.86%) DNS
5 33 (38.37%) WAN
6 32 (37.21%) DHCP
7 29 (33.72%) Office 365
8 27 (31.40%) Microsoft
8 27 (31.40%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (29.07%) Finance
9 25 (29.07%) Network Security
10 23 (26.74%) AWS
11 22 (25.58%) MPLS
12 21 (24.42%) Active Directory
13 20 (23.26%) Meraki
14 19 (22.09%) Windows Server
14 19 (22.09%) CheckPoint
14 19 (22.09%) LAN
15 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
15 18 (20.93%) TCP/IP
15 18 (20.93%) VMware
15 18 (20.93%) VLAN
15 18 (20.93%) F5
16 17 (19.77%) VoIP
17 16 (18.60%) PowerShell
17 16 (18.60%) Data Centre
18 15 (17.44%) Cisco Nexus
18 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (17.44%) Cisco ASA

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 7 (8.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (4.65%) IIS
2 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.98%) Acrobat
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) FastStats
1 4 (4.65%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 37 (43.02%) Azure
2 29 (33.72%) Office 365
3 23 (26.74%) AWS
4 6 (6.98%) GCP
5 4 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.33%) IaaS
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.16%) G Suite
7 1 (1.16%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.16%) SaaS
7 1 (1.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 48 (55.81%) Firewall
2 36 (41.86%) DNS
3 33 (38.37%) WAN
4 32 (37.21%) DHCP
5 25 (29.07%) Network Security
6 22 (25.58%) MPLS
7 19 (22.09%) LAN
8 18 (20.93%) TCP/IP
8 18 (20.93%) VLAN
9 17 (19.77%) VoIP
10 15 (17.44%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (17.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (16.28%) OSPF
12 13 (15.12%) IPsec
13 12 (13.95%) BGP
13 12 (13.95%) Wireless
14 11 (12.79%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (10.47%) HTTP
16 8 (9.30%) PBX
16 8 (9.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) MySQL
2 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Artifactory
1 2 (2.33%) Gradle
1 2 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (29.07%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.81%) Law
3 5 (5.81%) Marketing
4 4 (4.65%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.49%) Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Legal
5 3 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.16%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Network Engineer
2 16 (18.60%) Analyst
3 12 (13.95%) Architect
3 12 (13.95%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (12.79%) Desktop Support
5 9 (10.47%) Support Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (9.30%) Network Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Security Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Desktop Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) IT Support
8 6 (6.98%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) IT Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Security Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (8.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (8.14%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.65%) EFT
5 3 (3.49%) NHS
5 3 (3.49%) Reinsurance
5 3 (3.49%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (3.49%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.33%) iPhone
7 1 (1.16%) Clustering
7 1 (1.16%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.16%) iPad
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.16%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 37 (43.02%) Windows
2 19 (22.09%) Windows Server
3 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (13.95%) Windows 10
5 10 (11.63%) Linux
5 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (5.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.49%) Unix
8 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (2.33%) Android
10 1 (1.16%) CentOS
10 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.16%) VMS
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.79%) Information Security
2 10 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (11.63%) Load Balancing
3 9 (10.47%) ITIL
4 8 (9.30%) DevOps
5 7 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (8.14%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.98%) Network Architecture
6 6 (6.98%) Performance Management
6 6 (6.98%) Project Delivery
6 6 (6.98%) Project Management
6 6 (6.98%) Project Planning
7 5 (5.81%) Availability Management
7 5 (5.81%) ITIL V3
7 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (5.81%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.65%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 11 (12.79%) Python
3 8 (9.30%) SQL
4 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.33%) C++
6 2 (2.33%) Java 8
6 2 (2.33%) Scala
7 1 (1.16%) Perl
7 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (31.40%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (17.44%) CCNP
3 12 (13.95%) CCNA
4 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.65%) CCIE
6 3 (3.49%) CCDP
6 3 (3.49%) MCSA
6 3 (3.49%) MCSE
7 2 (2.33%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.33%) CCDA
7 2 (2.33%) CISSP
7 2 (2.33%) Degree
7 2 (2.33%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.33%) MCP
7 2 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.16%) CCDE
8 1 (1.16%) GIAC
8 1 (1.16%) MOS
8 1 (1.16%) Server+ Certification
8 1 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.16%) GDPR
3 1 (1.16%) ITGC
3 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (24.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.47%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.49%) vSphere
5 1 (1.16%) Docker
5 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.16%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) FortiGate
2 5 (5.81%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (4.65%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.49%) Nagios
4 3 (3.49%) SCCM
5 2 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.16%) Ansible
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.16%) NetMRI
6 1 (1.16%) SCOM
6 1 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (52.33%) Cisco
2 27 (31.40%) Microsoft
3 20 (23.26%) Meraki
4 19 (22.09%) CheckPoint
5 18 (20.93%) F5
5 18 (20.93%) VMware
6 15 (17.44%) Citrix
6 15 (17.44%) Juniper
7 13 (15.12%) Palo Alto
8 9 (10.47%) HP
9 6 (6.98%) Arista
10 5 (5.81%) ForeScout
10 5 (5.81%) Google
10 5 (5.81%) Symantec
10 5 (5.81%) Zscaler
11 4 (4.65%) Aruba
11 4 (4.65%) Blue Coat
11 4 (4.65%) Infoblox
11 4 (4.65%) Nokia
11 4 (4.65%) Veritas