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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
London / Croydon
Rank 31 38 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.69% 2.38% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 10.17% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.52% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.66%  

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 Croydon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 24 59 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 13.56% 23.41% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 54 34
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,700 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
2 7 (87.50%) VoIP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Network Design
2 7 (87.50%) Network Security
2 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) WatchGuard
4 4 (50.00%) NetScreen
4 4 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (50.00%) F5
4 4 (50.00%) SonicWALL
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (50.00%) HAProxy
4 4 (50.00%) FabricPath
5 3 (37.50%) Junos
5 3 (37.50%) JNCIS
5 3 (37.50%) JNCIP
5 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
5 3 (37.50%) VPLS

VPN
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Network Security
2 7 (87.50%) VoIP
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (50.00%) FabricPath
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) NetScreen
5 3 (37.50%) Junos
5 3 (37.50%) RSVP
5 3 (37.50%) VPLS
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless Security
7 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCNP
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) JNCIP
2 3 (37.50%) JNCIS
3 2 (25.00%) CCDP
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CCSA
3 2 (25.00%) CCSE
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HAProxy
2 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 4 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 4 (50.00%) WatchGuard
4 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
5 2 (25.00%) Meraki