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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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 207 190 166
Rank change year-on-year -17 -24 +39
Permanent jobs citing VPN 90 52 79
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.14% 0.98% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 10.61% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 80 49 69
10th Percentile £29,850 £39,900 £41,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £45,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -35.71% +33.33%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £82,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £59,483 £47,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year +25.23% -25.49% +25.00%

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 756 490 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.58% 9.19% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 574 435 690
10th Percentile £33,825 £40,250 £36,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £49,625 £45,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,500 £77,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,450 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +9.09%

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Salary histogram for VPN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 46 (51.11%) Windows
2 40 (44.44%) Firewall
3 37 (41.11%) Microsoft 365
3 37 (41.11%) Social Skills
4 36 (40.00%) Azure
5 35 (38.89%) Citrix
6 32 (35.56%) TCP/IP
6 32 (35.56%) Cisco
7 31 (34.44%) Microsoft
7 31 (34.44%) VMware
8 27 (30.00%) LAN
8 27 (30.00%) WAN
9 26 (28.89%) Active Directory
9 26 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (28.89%) Windows 10
10 25 (27.78%) CCNP
11 23 (25.56%) AWS
11 23 (25.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (25.56%) Palo Alto
12 22 (24.44%) MPLS
13 21 (23.33%) OSPF
13 21 (23.33%) BGP
13 21 (23.33%) Finance
14 19 (21.11%) DNS
14 19 (21.11%) F5
14 19 (21.11%) Presentation Skills
15 18 (20.00%) Data Centre
15 18 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
15 18 (20.00%) Wireless
15 18 (20.00%) Fortinet

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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 9 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.44%) IIS
2 4 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.22%) Apache
3 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.11%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) SAP GTS
2 1 (1.11%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (1.11%) CaseMap
2 1 (1.11%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.11%) Fidessa
2 1 (1.11%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 37 (41.11%) Microsoft 365
2 36 (40.00%) Azure
3 23 (25.56%) AWS
4 6 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.44%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.22%) GCP
6 2 (2.22%) Lucidchart
6 2 (2.22%) SaaS
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.11%) IaaS
7 1 (1.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (44.44%) Firewall
2 32 (35.56%) TCP/IP
3 27 (30.00%) LAN
3 27 (30.00%) WAN
4 22 (24.44%) MPLS
5 21 (23.33%) BGP
5 21 (23.33%) OSPF
6 19 (21.11%) DNS
7 18 (20.00%) Wireless
8 15 (16.67%) Network Security
8 15 (16.67%) SD-WAN
9 11 (12.22%) HTTP
9 11 (12.22%) SSL
10 10 (11.11%) VLAN
11 9 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (10.00%) Internet
11 9 (10.00%) IPsec
12 7 (7.78%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (7.78%) HTTPS
13 6 (6.67%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 37 (41.11%) Social Skills
2 21 (23.33%) Finance
3 19 (21.11%) Presentation Skills
4 15 (16.67%) Legal
5 10 (11.11%) Law
6 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (6.67%) Financial Institution
8 5 (5.56%) Banking
9 4 (4.44%) Front Office
9 4 (4.44%) International Banking
10 3 (3.33%) Advertising
10 3 (3.33%) Influencing Skills
11 2 (2.22%) Back Office
11 2 (2.22%) French Language
11 2 (2.22%) German Language
11 2 (2.22%) Italian Language
11 2 (2.22%) Marketing
11 2 (2.22%) Retail
11 2 (2.22%) Spanish Language
12 1 (1.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 21 (23.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (22.22%) Analyst
4 10 (11.11%) IT Support
5 9 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Service Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) IT Manager
8 6 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Desktop Support
9 5 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
9 5 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) Web Services
2 1 (1.11%) Azure Blueprints
2 1 (1.11%) HTML
2 1 (1.11%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) SOAP
2 1 (1.11%) XML
2 1 (1.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Mindset
2 6 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 5 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.22%) IVR
7 1 (1.11%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.11%) Eurex
7 1 (1.11%) Life Science
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.11%) Online Gambling
7 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (51.11%) Windows
2 26 (28.89%) Windows 10
3 17 (18.89%) Windows Server
4 16 (17.78%) Linux
5 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (10.00%) Apple iOS
8 7 (7.78%) Windows 7
9 6 (6.67%) Android
9 6 (6.67%) Unix
10 4 (4.44%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.22%) CentOS
11 2 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.11%) Solaris
12 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.56%) Network Virtualisation
2 11 (12.22%) ITSM
3 10 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (10.00%) ITIL
4 9 (10.00%) Migration
5 8 (8.89%) Data Protection
5 8 (8.89%) Incident Management
6 7 (7.78%) Mentoring
6 7 (7.78%) Service Management
7 6 (6.67%) Fintech
7 6 (6.67%) Network Segmentation
7 6 (6.67%) Project Management
8 5 (5.56%) Agile
8 5 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.56%) Change Management
8 5 (5.56%) DevOps
8 5 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (4.44%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) Python
2 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.22%) Bash
4 1 (1.11%) Go
4 1 (1.11%) Java
4 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.11%) Perl
4 1 (1.11%) R
4 1 (1.11%) Ruby
4 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (27.78%) CCNP
3 18 (20.00%) Degree
4 16 (17.78%) CCIE
5 15 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 13 (14.44%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.56%) CCNA
8 3 (3.33%) A+ Certification
8 3 (3.33%) CISSP
8 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.22%) CISM
9 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.22%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.11%) CBAP
10 1 (1.11%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.11%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) GDPR
2 6 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.67%) SLA
3 3 (3.33%) NIST
3 3 (3.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.11%) COBIT
4 1 (1.11%) ISA99
4 1 (1.11%) NIST 800
4 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 23 (25.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.78%) VMware NSX
4 6 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.44%) XenApp
7 2 (2.22%) iptables
7 2 (2.22%) NFS
7 2 (2.22%) vSphere
8 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) Ansible
2 11 (12.22%) SCCM
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (5.56%) TrustSec
4 3 (3.33%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (2.22%) CASB
5 2 (2.22%) Pingdom
5 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.22%) Terraform
5 2 (2.22%) yum
6 1 (1.11%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (38.89%) Citrix
2 32 (35.56%) Cisco
3 31 (34.44%) Microsoft
3 31 (34.44%) VMware
4 23 (25.56%) Palo Alto
5 19 (21.11%) F5
6 18 (20.00%) Fortinet
7 14 (15.56%) CheckPoint
8 9 (10.00%) Zscaler
9 5 (5.56%) Aruba
9 5 (5.56%) Juniper
9 5 (5.56%) SAP
9 5 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.44%) Adobe
10 4 (4.44%) ServiceNow
10 4 (4.44%) Symantec
11 3 (3.33%) Meraki
11 3 (3.33%) Oracle
11 3 (3.33%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.33%) Sophos