Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 53 43
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10 +18
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 4.29% 2.07% 4.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 6.34% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 13
Croydon median annual salary £52,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.51% +8.82% -7.61%
10th Percentile £15,750 £35,825 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,750 £50,000 £50,000
South London median annual salary £42,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.58% +11.76% +13.33%

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 87 142 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 24.86% 32.64% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 75 137 69
Croydon median annual salary £37,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.91% -2.22% -
10th Percentile £23,700 £24,500 £24,200
90th Percentile £62,250 £57,550 £59,000
South London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Croydon region with a requirement for VPN.

1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (66.67%) WAN
4 9 (60.00%) VoIP
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (53.33%) CCNP
5 8 (53.33%) DNS
5 8 (53.33%) LAN
5 8 (53.33%) DHCP
5 8 (53.33%) Citrix
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (53.33%) FortiGate
6 7 (46.67%) Network Security
6 7 (46.67%) Windows
7 6 (40.00%) CCNA
7 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
8 5 (33.33%) MPLS
8 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 5 (33.33%) ITIL
8 5 (33.33%) IPsec
8 5 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (33.33%) SaaS
8 5 (33.33%) Unified Communications
8 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
8 5 (33.33%) Skype
8 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
9 4 (26.67%) SonicWALL
9 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) SaaS
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 10 (66.67%) WAN
3 9 (60.00%) VoIP
4 8 (53.33%) DHCP
4 8 (53.33%) DNS
4 8 (53.33%) LAN
5 7 (46.67%) Network Security
6 5 (33.33%) IPsec
6 5 (33.33%) MPLS
6 5 (33.33%) Skype
6 5 (33.33%) Unified Communications
7 3 (20.00%) BGP
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (20.00%) NetScreen
7 3 (20.00%) OSPF
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (6.67%) Wireless
8 1 (6.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (13.33%) Hudson
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) CentOS
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Microservices
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Go
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CCDP
4 1 (6.67%) CCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Salt
3 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (26.67%) SonicWALL
6 3 (20.00%) Juniper
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) WatchGuard
7 1 (6.67%) F5
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) Meraki
7 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
7 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds