Period
to 21 July 2018

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 July 2018 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 152 130
Rank change year-on-year -11 -22 +33
Permanent jobs citing VPN 207 207 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.86% 2.00% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.82% 12.71% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 188 171 274
City of London median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% - -
10th Percentile £34,475 £29,750 £26,325
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - -

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 1,751 1,629 2,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.70% 15.75% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,549 1,472 1,813
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £50,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.86% -3.81% -

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 July 2018.

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 July 2018. 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 0 2 £57,500 -4.17%
VPN
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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.

1 125 (60.39%) Firewall
2 104 (50.24%) Cisco
3 101 (48.79%) WAN
4 99 (47.83%) Windows
5 93 (44.93%) Microsoft
6 90 (43.48%) DNS
7 84 (40.58%) Active Directory
8 83 (40.10%) Microsoft Azure
9 77 (37.20%) PowerShell
10 73 (35.27%) Citrix
11 68 (32.85%) LAN
12 64 (30.92%) Cisco Nexus
13 61 (29.47%) Amazon AWS
13 61 (29.47%) MPLS
14 60 (28.99%) Finance
15 59 (28.50%) VMware
16 57 (27.54%) Office 365
17 55 (26.57%) F5
17 55 (26.57%) Cisco ASA
18 54 (26.09%) Network Security
18 54 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
18 54 (26.09%) CheckPoint
18 54 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
19 53 (25.60%) CCNP
20 48 (23.19%) Juniper
21 46 (22.22%) Windows Server
22 45 (21.74%) DHCP
22 45 (21.74%) ITIL
22 45 (21.74%) Python
23 43 (20.77%) Linux

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 (20.29%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.14%) Skype for Business
3 20 (9.66%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.90%) Confluence
7 5 (2.42%) Apache
8 4 (1.93%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.93%) IIS
9 3 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.45%) JBoss
9 3 (1.45%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.97%) nginx
11 1 (0.48%) CMS
11 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (18.84%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.97%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 83 (40.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (29.47%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (27.54%) Office 365
4 23 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (7.25%) IaaS
6 11 (5.31%) PaaS
7 10 (4.83%) Slack
8 9 (4.35%) G Suite
9 8 (3.86%) OneDrive
9 8 (3.86%) SaaS
10 5 (2.42%) Datadog
11 4 (1.93%) GitHub
11 4 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.93%) Mimecast
11 4 (1.93%) OpenShift
12 3 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.45%) Amazon S3
12 3 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.48%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 125 (60.39%) Firewall
2 101 (48.79%) WAN
3 90 (43.48%) DNS
4 68 (32.85%) LAN
5 64 (30.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 61 (29.47%) MPLS
7 55 (26.57%) Cisco ASA
8 54 (26.09%) Network Security
9 45 (21.74%) DHCP
10 43 (20.77%) BGP
10 43 (20.77%) TCP/IP
11 42 (20.29%) VPLS
12 41 (19.81%) Cisco IOS
12 41 (19.81%) NetScaler
12 41 (19.81%) WLAN
13 38 (18.36%) VLAN
14 37 (17.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 37 (17.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 36 (17.39%) OSPF
16 34 (16.43%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.31%) MySQL
3 5 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.93%) Big Data
4 4 (1.93%) Data Lake
4 4 (1.93%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.93%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.93%) Redis
5 3 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (14.01%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (3.38%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.38%) JIRA
3 6 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (2.90%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (1.93%) Artifactory
5 4 (1.93%) CircleCI
5 4 (1.93%) GoCD
6 3 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 60 (28.99%) Finance
2 13 (6.28%) Legal
3 11 (5.31%) Law
4 6 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.42%) Advertising
5 5 (2.42%) Retail
6 4 (1.93%) Banking
6 4 (1.93%) Marketing
7 3 (1.45%) Front Office
7 3 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (22.22%) Analyst
2 33 (15.94%) Network Security Specialist
2 33 (15.94%) Security Specialist
3 30 (14.49%) Network Engineer
4 29 (14.01%) Network Specialist
5 26 (12.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 22 (10.63%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
6 22 (10.63%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
7 19 (9.18%) Support Analyst
8 18 (8.70%) IT Engineer
9 17 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (7.73%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 16 (7.73%) Senior Network Engineer
10 16 (7.73%) Support Engineer
11 15 (7.25%) IT Support
11 15 (7.25%) Senior Network Security Specialist
11 15 (7.25%) Senior Network Specialist
11 15 (7.25%) Senior Security Specialist
12 13 (6.28%) Architect
12 13 (6.28%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.86%) .NET
2 7 (3.38%) JSON
2 7 (3.38%) LDAP
3 5 (2.42%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (2.42%) Kafka
4 4 (1.93%) HTML
4 4 (1.93%) Middleware
4 4 (1.93%) Sensu
4 4 (1.93%) XML
5 3 (1.45%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.97%) LAMP
7 1 (0.48%) Node.js
7 1 (0.48%) REST
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.48%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 26 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.76%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.28%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.28%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (5.31%) Enterprise Cloud
6 10 (4.83%) Public Cloud
7 8 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.90%) iPhone
8 6 (2.90%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.42%) Fintech
10 4 (1.93%) BYOD
10 4 (1.93%) PKI
11 3 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.45%) Reinsurance
12 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.97%) HP StoreVirtual
12 2 (0.97%) iPad
12 2 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.97%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 99 (47.83%) Windows
2 46 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 43 (20.77%) Linux
4 34 (16.43%) Windows 7
5 31 (14.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (14.49%) Windows 10
7 20 (9.66%) Android
7 20 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (7.25%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.90%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.93%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.97%) Unix
11 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.48%) Solaris
12 1 (0.48%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.74%) ITIL
2 32 (15.46%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 26 (12.56%) DevOps
4 25 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (11.59%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 20 (9.66%) Problem Management
7 19 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (8.70%) Server Virtualisation
9 16 (7.73%) High Availability
9 16 (7.73%) Mobile Device Management
10 14 (6.76%) Migration
10 14 (6.76%) Network Architecture
10 14 (6.76%) Project Management
11 13 (6.28%) API Integration
11 13 (6.28%) Information Security
12 12 (5.80%) ITSM
12 12 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (5.31%) Software Deployment
14 10 (4.83%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 77 (37.20%) PowerShell
2 45 (21.74%) Python
3 31 (14.98%) SQL
4 13 (6.28%) C#
5 11 (5.31%) Bash Shell
5 11 (5.31%) Java
6 10 (4.83%) PHP
7 7 (3.38%) Perl
7 7 (3.38%) Ruby
8 4 (1.93%) Go
8 4 (1.93%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 54 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (25.60%) CCNP
3 41 (19.81%) CCIE
4 25 (12.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (11.11%) Degree
6 19 (9.18%) MCSE
7 17 (8.21%) MCSA
8 11 (5.31%) MCITP
8 11 (5.31%) MCTS
9 8 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (3.38%) CCSP
11 4 (1.93%) AWS Certification
11 4 (1.93%) CCNA
11 4 (1.93%) CCSE
11 4 (1.93%) CISSP
12 3 (1.45%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.45%) CEH
12 3 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.45%) MCP
12 3 (1.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.35%) SLA
2 6 (2.90%) GDPR
3 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 84 (40.58%) Active Directory
2 54 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (15.94%) Hyper-V
4 28 (13.53%) XenApp
5 24 (11.59%) XenDesktop
6 17 (8.21%) Docker
7 12 (5.80%) Virtual Desktop
8 11 (5.31%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.93%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.93%) vSphere
10 3 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.97%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.97%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.97%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.97%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.48%) KVM
12 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.48%) RHEV
12 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (16.91%) Puppet
2 29 (14.01%) Terraform
3 24 (11.59%) SCCM
4 17 (8.21%) Ansible
5 16 (7.73%) Kubernetes
6 12 (5.80%) Single Sign-On
7 11 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (5.31%) WSUS
8 7 (3.38%) FortiGate
8 7 (3.38%) Salt
9 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (2.42%) Cacti
10 5 (2.42%) Consul
10 5 (2.42%) Nagios
11 4 (1.93%) Backup Exec
11 4 (1.93%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (1.45%) Nessus
13 2 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 104 (50.24%) Cisco
2 93 (44.93%) Microsoft
3 73 (35.27%) Citrix
4 59 (28.50%) VMware
5 55 (26.57%) F5
6 54 (26.09%) CheckPoint
7 48 (23.19%) Juniper
8 37 (17.87%) Google
9 23 (11.11%) Blue Coat
9 23 (11.11%) Imperva
9 23 (11.11%) Infoblox
9 23 (11.11%) Zscaler
10 17 (8.21%) Apple
10 17 (8.21%) ServiceNow
11 12 (5.80%) Arista
11 12 (5.80%) HP
11 12 (5.80%) Palo Alto
12 11 (5.31%) Oracle
13 10 (4.83%) Riverbed
14 8 (3.86%) Splunk