Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 47 58
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 10 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.00% 2.60% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.51% 14.29% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 7
Croydon median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +46.55%
10th Percentile £26,250 £15,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £55,750 £55,000 £50,000
South London median annual salary £31,250 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -35.57% +7.78% +15.38%

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 74 70 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 14.77% 18.23% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 59 54 130
Croydon median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +44.07%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,125 £23,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £55,175 £63,750
South London median annual salary £40,000 £42,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.33% -0.59% +8.97%

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 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) Skype
4 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (40.00%) VoIP
4 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) SaaS
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) IPsec
5 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3

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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Skype
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) MPLS
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) BGP
6 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (10.00%) OSPF
6 1 (10.00%) RIP
6 1 (10.00%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IP Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IP Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (20.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Benchmarking
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Go
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) MCSA
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) BitLocker
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (20.00%) Ansible
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) Salt
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Meraki