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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 101 183
Rank change year-on-year -18 +82  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 120 182 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.29% 2.89% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.17% 17.53% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 96 152 118
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,350 £75,450
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  

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 847 1038 1517
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.17% 16.51% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 743 908 1315
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 152 (74.51%) Firewall
2 133 (65.20%) Cisco
3 102 (50.00%) Windows
4 97 (47.55%) Microsoft
5 85 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
6 82 (40.20%) Finance
7 72 (35.29%) CCNP
8 70 (34.31%) WAN
9 66 (32.35%) Active Directory
10 64 (31.37%) LAN
11 61 (29.90%) Wireless
12 60 (29.41%) Juniper
13 56 (27.45%) VMware
13 56 (27.45%) Data Centre
14 55 (26.96%) TCP/IP
15 50 (24.51%) DNS
16 48 (23.53%) Windows Server
17 46 (22.55%) Palo Alto
17 46 (22.55%) CheckPoint
18 45 (22.06%) Network Security
18 45 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
19 43 (21.08%) DHCP
20 42 (20.59%) MS Exchange
21 41 (20.10%) Linux
22 38 (18.63%) ITIL
22 38 (18.63%) BGP
23 36 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
24 35 (17.16%) CCNA
24 35 (17.16%) Citrix
24 35 (17.16%) VoIP

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 42 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (5.39%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (3.92%) Confluence
6 7 (3.43%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.94%) Apache
7 6 (2.94%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.47%) IIS
10 2 (0.98%) JBoss
10 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.98%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.49%) Jetty
11 1 (0.49%) nginx
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (2.45%) InDesign
2 5 (2.45%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.98%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.35%) Office 365
3 14 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.90%) IaaS
4 10 (4.90%) PaaS
5 8 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 4 (1.96%) SaaS
8 3 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Akamai
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.49%) Fastly
9 1 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 152 (74.51%) Firewall
2 70 (34.31%) WAN
3 64 (31.37%) LAN
4 61 (29.90%) Wireless
5 55 (26.96%) TCP/IP
6 50 (24.51%) DNS
7 45 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
7 45 (22.06%) Network Security
8 43 (21.08%) DHCP
9 38 (18.63%) BGP
10 35 (17.16%) VoIP
11 34 (16.67%) MPLS
12 32 (15.69%) OSPF
12 32 (15.69%) SAN
13 27 (13.24%) Cisco Nexus
13 27 (13.24%) Internet
14 24 (11.76%) VLAN
15 23 (11.27%) Cisco ISE
15 23 (11.27%) Cisco Wireless
15 23 (11.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.43%) MySQL
3 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.98%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.49%) Big Data
5 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.49%) HBase
5 1 (0.49%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (4.90%) JIRA
2 9 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (3.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.47%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.49%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.49%) JMeter
7 1 (0.49%) Selenium
7 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 82 (40.20%) Finance
2 24 (11.76%) Banking
3 15 (7.35%) Telecoms
4 13 (6.37%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.90%) Law
5 10 (4.90%) Legal
6 9 (4.41%) Publishing
7 4 (1.96%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (1.47%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.98%) Back Office
9 2 (0.98%) Games
9 2 (0.98%) Marketing
10 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (29.90%) Network Engineer
2 52 (25.49%) Analyst
3 26 (12.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (12.75%) Security Engineer
4 25 (12.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 23 (11.27%) Cisco Engineer
6 21 (10.29%) IT Analyst
7 19 (9.31%) Support Engineer
8 16 (7.84%) Security Analyst
9 15 (7.35%) IT Support
9 15 (7.35%) Service Analyst
9 15 (7.35%) Service Desk Analyst
10 14 (6.86%) Support Analyst
11 13 (6.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (5.39%) Firewall Analyst
12 11 (5.39%) IT Security Analyst
13 10 (4.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 10 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
13 10 (4.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (4.90%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.37%) 802.1X
2 8 (3.92%) .NET
2 8 (3.92%) Web Services
3 7 (3.43%) CSS
4 2 (0.98%) J2EE
4 2 (0.98%) REST
4 2 (0.98%) SAML
5 1 (0.49%) CGI
5 1 (0.49%) HTML
5 1 (0.49%) jQuery
5 1 (0.49%) JSON
5 1 (0.49%) Memcached
5 1 (0.49%) Middleware
5 1 (0.49%) OAuth
5 1 (0.49%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.49%) XML
5 1 (0.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 56 (27.45%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.29%) PKI
3 19 (9.31%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (6.37%) Hedge funds
5 12 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (5.39%) Blackberry
6 11 (5.39%) Computer Science
7 9 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (3.43%) Clustering
8 7 (3.43%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.96%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.96%) Equities
9 4 (1.96%) iPad
9 4 (1.96%) iPhone
10 3 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.47%) NHS
11 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.98%) Handset
11 2 (0.98%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 102 (50.00%) Windows
2 48 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 41 (20.10%) Linux
4 33 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (13.73%) Windows 7
5 28 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (13.24%) CentOS
7 25 (12.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (10.78%) Ubuntu
9 18 (8.82%) Debian
10 17 (8.33%) Windows 10
11 14 (6.86%) Kali Linux
12 12 (5.88%) Unix
13 9 (4.41%) Windows 8
14 7 (3.43%) Apple iOS
14 7 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (3.43%) Windows XP
15 6 (2.94%) Android
16 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.63%) ITIL
2 30 (14.71%) SIEM
3 23 (11.27%) High Availability
4 22 (10.78%) Load Balancing
4 22 (10.78%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 22 (10.78%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 21 (10.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 20 (9.80%) Network Design
7 18 (8.82%) DevOps
8 15 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (7.35%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (5.39%) Incident Management
10 10 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (4.90%) Migration
10 10 (4.90%) Network Management
10 10 (4.90%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (4.41%) Change Management
12 8 (3.92%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.29%) Java
2 19 (9.31%) SQL
3 14 (6.86%) Python
4 9 (4.41%) Ruby
5 7 (3.43%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.45%) C-shell
7 5 (2.45%) Korn
8 2 (0.98%) C#
8 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.49%) C++
9 1 (0.49%) Go
9 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 85 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (35.29%) CCNP
3 35 (17.16%) CCNA
4 24 (11.76%) Degree
5 20 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (7.84%) CCIE
6 16 (7.84%) CCSP
7 14 (6.86%) CCDP
7 14 (6.86%) CESG Certified Professional
8 9 (4.41%) CISSP
8 9 (4.41%) MCSE
9 8 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (3.92%) MCSA
10 7 (3.43%) CCDA
10 7 (3.43%) CCSA
10 7 (3.43%) CISM
10 7 (3.43%) Linux+ Certification
10 7 (3.43%) RHCE
10 7 (3.43%) RHCSA
10 7 (3.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.73%) PCI DSS
2 23 (11.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (7.84%) SLA
4 5 (2.45%) QA
5 2 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 66 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 36 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.84%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.35%) Snort
5 14 (6.86%) pfSense
6 9 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.43%) Docker
7 7 (3.43%) vSphere
8 5 (2.45%) XenServer
9 3 (1.47%) ProxySG
9 3 (1.47%) XenApp
10 2 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.49%) Firmware
11 1 (0.49%) Varnish
11 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (6.86%) OSSEC
2 13 (6.37%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 12 (5.88%) FortiGate
3 12 (5.88%) Puppet
4 9 (4.41%) AirWatch
4 9 (4.41%) Nessus
5 8 (3.92%) SCCM
6 5 (2.45%) QRadar
6 5 (2.45%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.96%) Ansible
7 4 (1.96%) XenMobile
8 3 (1.47%) SELinux
9 2 (0.98%) Cacti
9 2 (0.98%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.98%) Terraform
Vendors
1 133 (65.20%) Cisco
2 97 (47.55%) Microsoft
3 60 (29.41%) Juniper
4 56 (27.45%) VMware
5 46 (22.55%) CheckPoint
5 46 (22.55%) Palo Alto
6 35 (17.16%) Citrix
7 33 (16.18%) F5
8 27 (13.24%) Red Hat
9 21 (10.29%) McAfee
10 17 (8.33%) Sourcefire
11 16 (7.84%) HP
11 16 (7.84%) LogRhythm
12 14 (6.86%) Symantec
13 13 (6.37%) Fortinet
14 12 (5.88%) Aruba
14 12 (5.88%) SolarWinds
15 11 (5.39%) Mitel
15 11 (5.39%) SonicWALL
15 11 (5.39%) Veeam
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £33000 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Qube Global Software
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + fantastic benefits listed
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, PrivMed, Life (x4)
Posted: 25 days ago