Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 48 46
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 3.23% 2.43% 3.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.05% 10.34% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 13
Croydon median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -13.27%
10th Percentile £46,000 £35,400 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £43,750
South London median annual salary £47,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.48% +31.25% +6.67%

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 Croydon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Croydon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 81 87 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 20.10% 23.51% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 68 80 116
Croydon median annual salary £46,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.37% +4.71% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,750 £58,750 £58,750
South London median annual salary £41,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.82% +3.53% +6.25%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Croydon

VPN
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Croydon.

Salary trend for VPN in Croydon

VPN
Salary Histogram in Croydon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Croydon over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Croydon region with a requirement for VPN.

1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) DHCP
2 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
2 9 (69.23%) DNS
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 8 (61.54%) LAN
3 8 (61.54%) VoIP
3 8 (61.54%) IPsec
3 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
3 8 (61.54%) MPLS
3 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
3 8 (61.54%) SaaS
3 8 (61.54%) Unified Communications
3 8 (61.54%) ITIL V3
3 8 (61.54%) FortiGate
3 8 (61.54%) Skype
3 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
4 7 (53.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (53.85%) Citrix
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (53.85%) Network Security
4 7 (53.85%) CCNP
4 7 (53.85%) CCNA
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (30.77%) Open Source

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) SaaS
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) DHCP
2 9 (69.23%) DNS
2 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
3 8 (61.54%) IPsec
3 8 (61.54%) LAN
3 8 (61.54%) MPLS
3 8 (61.54%) Skype
3 8 (61.54%) Unified Communications
3 8 (61.54%) VoIP
4 7 (53.85%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (30.77%) Hudson
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL V3
2 7 (53.85%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Benchmarking
3 4 (30.77%) Change Control
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) High Availability
3 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
3 4 (30.77%) Microservices
3 4 (30.77%) Open Source
3 4 (30.77%) SIEM
4 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Go
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) Python
1 4 (30.77%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CCNA
1 7 (53.85%) CCNP
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) FortiGate
2 4 (30.77%) Ansible
2 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (30.77%) Puppet
2 4 (30.77%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Meraki