Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 185 167
Rank change year-on-year +24 -18 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 190 158 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.85% 1.52% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.71% 10.63% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 171 135 170
City of London median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.47% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £69,000
Central London median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 1,292 1,486 1,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.61% 14.34% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,151 1,344 1,537
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,150 £29,150
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +6.80%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 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
London Bridge - 2 £40,000 -
VPN
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for VPN.

1 135 (71.05%) Firewall
2 91 (47.89%) Windows
3 82 (43.16%) Cisco
4 77 (40.53%) WAN
5 69 (36.32%) Active Directory
6 65 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
7 63 (33.16%) Finance
8 62 (32.63%) Microsoft
9 56 (29.47%) TCP/IP
10 55 (28.95%) MPLS
10 55 (28.95%) CCNP
11 51 (26.84%) LAN
11 51 (26.84%) Network Security
12 49 (25.79%) CheckPoint
13 47 (24.74%) DNS
14 46 (24.21%) VLAN
15 45 (23.68%) Windows Server
16 44 (23.16%) Office 365
16 44 (23.16%) F5
16 44 (23.16%) BGP
17 43 (22.63%) NetScaler
17 43 (22.63%) Cisco Nexus
18 41 (21.58%) OSPF
19 40 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
20 39 (20.53%) Cisco ASA
20 39 (20.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 38 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
22 37 (19.47%) Microsoft Azure
22 37 (19.47%) VMware
22 37 (19.47%) Problem-Solving

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 30 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (5.79%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.74%) IIS
6 8 (4.21%) Skype for Business
7 7 (3.68%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.63%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.11%) Apache
10 3 (1.58%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.58%) IBM Domino
10 3 (1.58%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.58%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.05%) CMS
11 2 (1.05%) nginx
12 1 (0.53%) Confluence
12 1 (0.53%) JBoss
12 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.58%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (1.05%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 44 (23.16%) Office 365
2 40 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (19.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (5.26%) IaaS
5 9 (4.74%) G Suite
6 8 (4.21%) Mimecast
7 6 (3.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (2.63%) Cloudflare
8 5 (2.63%) PaaS
9 2 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (1.05%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.05%) SaaS
9 2 (1.05%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.53%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 135 (71.05%) Firewall
2 77 (40.53%) WAN
3 56 (29.47%) TCP/IP
4 55 (28.95%) MPLS
5 51 (26.84%) LAN
5 51 (26.84%) Network Security
6 47 (24.74%) DNS
7 46 (24.21%) VLAN
8 44 (23.16%) BGP
9 43 (22.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 43 (22.63%) NetScaler
10 41 (21.58%) OSPF
11 39 (20.53%) Cisco ASA
12 36 (18.95%) Cisco IOS
13 35 (18.42%) VPLS
14 34 (17.89%) DHCP
15 33 (17.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 32 (16.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 30 (15.79%) NX-OS
18 25 (13.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.26%) Big Data
3 9 (4.74%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.21%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (3.16%) MySQL
6 5 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.58%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.58%) HBase
7 3 (1.58%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.58%) Scylla
8 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.53%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.53%) DB2
9 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Hudson
2 3 (1.58%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.05%) JIRA
3 2 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.53%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.53%) FishEye
4 1 (0.53%) FogBugz
4 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (33.16%) Finance
2 16 (8.42%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.89%) Banking
4 10 (5.26%) Advertising
5 9 (4.74%) Law
5 9 (4.74%) Legal
6 3 (1.58%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.05%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.05%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.53%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 58 (30.53%) Network Engineer
2 27 (14.21%) Network Security Engineer
2 27 (14.21%) Security Engineer
3 22 (11.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (10.53%) Analyst
4 20 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 18 (9.47%) Senior Network Engineer
6 17 (8.95%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (8.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (8.42%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 16 (8.42%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 16 (8.42%) Senior Security Engineer
8 15 (7.89%) Network Specialist
9 14 (7.37%) Network Security Specialist
9 14 (7.37%) Security Specialist
10 12 (6.32%) Administrator
11 11 (5.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 11 (5.79%) Architect
11 11 (5.79%) IT Support
12 10 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.79%) LDAP
1 11 (5.79%) Node.js
1 11 (5.79%) REST
2 9 (4.74%) J2EE
2 9 (4.74%) WebSockets
3 7 (3.68%) JSON
4 6 (3.16%) .NET
5 3 (1.58%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.58%) Kafka
5 3 (1.58%) Web Services
6 2 (1.05%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.05%) HTML
6 2 (1.05%) LAMP
6 2 (1.05%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.05%) Middleware
6 2 (1.05%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.05%) YAML
7 1 (0.53%) Electron Framework
7 1 (0.53%) Spring
7 1 (0.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (17.37%) Data Centre
3 18 (9.47%) Fintech
4 11 (5.79%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.26%) Clustering
6 8 (4.21%) Cyberattack
6 8 (4.21%) Cybercrime
7 7 (3.68%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.63%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (2.11%) Xbox
10 3 (1.58%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.58%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (1.05%) HP StoreVirtual
11 2 (1.05%) IVR
11 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Licensing
11 2 (1.05%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 91 (47.89%) Windows
2 45 (23.68%) Windows Server
3 38 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (17.89%) Windows 7
4 34 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (13.16%) Linux
6 24 (12.63%) Windows 10
7 13 (6.84%) Mac OS X
8 8 (4.21%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.16%) CentOS
11 5 (2.63%) Android
11 5 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.63%) Unix
12 4 (2.11%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.58%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.05%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.53%) HPUX
15 1 (0.53%) Solaris
15 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (20.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 37 (19.47%) Problem-Solving
3 35 (18.42%) ITIL
4 26 (13.68%) DevOps
4 26 (13.68%) Load Balancing
5 22 (11.58%) Information Security
6 19 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (8.95%) Service Management
8 15 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (7.37%) Migration
10 13 (6.84%) API Integration
10 13 (6.84%) Change Management
10 13 (6.84%) Network Architecture
11 12 (6.32%) Computer Science
12 11 (5.79%) Patch Management
12 11 (5.79%) Security Architecture
12 11 (5.79%) Service Delivery
13 10 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (4.74%) API Design
14 9 (4.74%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.42%) SQL
2 26 (13.68%) PowerShell
3 18 (9.47%) Python
4 7 (3.68%) C#
4 7 (3.68%) Java
5 6 (3.16%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.11%) Perl
6 4 (2.11%) PHP
6 4 (2.11%) Ruby
7 2 (1.05%) VB
8 1 (0.53%) C++
8 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 65 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (28.95%) CCNP
3 26 (13.68%) CCIE
4 23 (12.11%) Degree
5 15 (7.89%) CCIE Security
6 12 (6.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (5.26%) CCNA
8 8 (4.21%) CEH
8 8 (4.21%) CISM
8 8 (4.21%) CISSP
9 7 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (3.16%) CCSP
11 5 (2.63%) AWS Certification
11 5 (2.63%) MCSE
12 3 (1.58%) MCSA
13 2 (1.05%) CCVP
13 2 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.53%) CCSA
14 1 (0.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.42%) SLA
2 4 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.11%) PMO
3 2 (1.05%) GDPR
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (36.32%) Active Directory
2 34 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (12.63%) Hyper-V
4 21 (11.05%) Docker
5 8 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.16%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (2.11%) XenServer
8 3 (1.58%) Firmware
8 3 (1.58%) HDFS
8 3 (1.58%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (1.05%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.05%) RHEV
9 2 (1.05%) vSphere
10 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.53%) Xen
10 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (8.42%) Ansible
2 14 (7.37%) Backup Exec
3 13 (6.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (5.79%) SCCM
5 10 (5.26%) Kubernetes
6 7 (3.68%) SCOM
6 7 (3.68%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (2.63%) Nagios
7 5 (2.63%) WSUS
8 3 (1.58%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (1.58%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.58%) Oozie
8 3 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.58%) Puppet
8 3 (1.58%) Stealthwatch
9 2 (1.05%) Malwarebytes
9 2 (1.05%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.53%) Grafana
10 1 (0.53%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 82 (43.16%) Cisco
2 62 (32.63%) Microsoft
3 49 (25.79%) CheckPoint
4 44 (23.16%) F5
5 37 (19.47%) VMware
6 36 (18.95%) Juniper
7 26 (13.68%) Citrix
8 23 (12.11%) Palo Alto
9 17 (8.95%) HP
10 13 (6.84%) Symantec
11 12 (6.32%) Google
12 10 (5.26%) Meraki
13 8 (4.21%) Apple
13 8 (4.21%) Avaya
13 8 (4.21%) Veritas
14 6 (3.16%) Nimble Storage
14 6 (3.16%) Veeam
15 5 (2.63%) iManage
15 5 (2.63%) Riverbed
15 5 (2.63%) SolarWinds