Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 128 142
Rank change year-on-year -31 +14 -10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 111 238 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.69% 2.40% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.29% 12.36% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 77 192 230
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.29% -8.43%
10th Percentile £24,900 £28,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,339 1,926 2,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.34% 19.44% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,013 1,342 1,865
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £44,700 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.68% -0.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in the East of England

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Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for VPN in the East of England

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Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for VPN in the East of England

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Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the East of England region over the 6 months to 13 December 2019. 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
Hertfordshire -4 53 £34,000 -9.33% 12
Cambridgeshire 0 26 £45,000 +2.27% 8
Suffolk +24 16 £45,000 +8.43% 3
Essex +8 7 £22,000 -66.15% 6
Bedfordshire -6 5 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Norfolk -12 4 £24,500 -38.75% 6
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for VPN.

1 46 (41.44%) WAN
1 46 (41.44%) Firewall
2 45 (40.54%) Cisco
3 44 (39.64%) LAN
4 43 (38.74%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (37.84%) Microsoft
6 38 (34.23%) TCP/IP
6 38 (34.23%) DNS
6 38 (34.23%) Windows
7 37 (33.33%) BGP
7 37 (33.33%) Degree
8 35 (31.53%) Active Directory
9 31 (27.93%) CCNP
9 31 (27.93%) Azure
10 28 (25.23%) OSPF
11 25 (22.52%) CCNA
11 25 (22.52%) Data Centre
11 25 (22.52%) Windows Server
12 24 (21.62%) Wireless
12 24 (21.62%) AWS
13 23 (20.72%) Linux
14 19 (17.12%) MPLS
14 19 (17.12%) Office 365
15 17 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (15.32%) F5
16 15 (13.51%) DHCP
16 15 (13.51%) Ethernet
16 15 (13.51%) DevOps
17 14 (12.61%) Meraki
17 14 (12.61%) Computer Science Degree

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.31%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.60%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.70%) CloudStack
6 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.70%) nginx
6 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.80%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (27.93%) Azure
2 24 (21.62%) AWS
3 19 (17.12%) Office 365
4 10 (9.01%) GCP
5 9 (8.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (7.21%) IaaS
7 7 (6.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (6.31%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (6.31%) PaaS
8 6 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (4.50%) Mimecast
10 4 (3.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (2.70%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (2.70%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (2.70%) AWS Fargate
11 3 (2.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 3 (2.70%) DigitalOcean
11 3 (2.70%) G Suite
11 3 (2.70%) Heroku
11 3 (2.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 46 (41.44%) Firewall
1 46 (41.44%) WAN
2 44 (39.64%) LAN
3 38 (34.23%) DNS
3 38 (34.23%) TCP/IP
4 37 (33.33%) BGP
5 28 (25.23%) OSPF
6 24 (21.62%) Wireless
7 19 (17.12%) MPLS
8 15 (13.51%) DHCP
8 15 (13.51%) Ethernet
9 13 (11.71%) EIGRP
9 13 (11.71%) SNMP
10 12 (10.81%) IPsec
11 10 (9.01%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (9.01%) WLAN
12 9 (8.11%) HTTP
12 9 (8.11%) Network Security
12 9 (8.11%) SSL
13 8 (7.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.70%) MySQL
5 2 (1.80%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.80%) Big Data
5 2 (1.80%) Impala
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.90%) Gradle
2 1 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 10 (9.01%) Retail
2 8 (7.21%) Finance
3 4 (3.60%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.90%) French Language
5 1 (0.90%) Games
5 1 (0.90%) German Language
5 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.90%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.90%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (38.74%) Network Engineer
2 19 (17.12%) Support Engineer
3 16 (14.41%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 10 (9.01%) Architect
6 9 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (8.11%) Field Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) IT Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Reliability Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Field Service Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Field Support Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (4.50%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Software Integration Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) LDAP
2 6 (5.41%) Kafka
3 3 (2.70%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (1.80%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.90%) COM
5 1 (0.90%) EDI
5 1 (0.90%) Spring
5 1 (0.90%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.52%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.50%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.70%) Renewable Energy
5 2 (1.80%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (1.80%) Cybercrime
5 2 (1.80%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.80%) Replication
5 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.80%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.90%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.90%) iPhone
6 1 (0.90%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (34.23%) Windows
2 25 (22.52%) Windows Server
3 23 (20.72%) Linux
4 11 (9.91%) Windows 10
5 9 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (7.21%) Ubuntu
7 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.70%) CentOS
8 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.80%) Android
9 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (13.51%) DevOps
3 14 (12.61%) Computer Science
3 14 (12.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.71%) Network Management
5 12 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (10.81%) Network Design
6 11 (9.91%) Service Management
7 10 (9.01%) Analytics
8 9 (8.11%) Network Architecture
8 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.21%) Incident Management
10 7 (6.31%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure as Code
10 7 (6.31%) Load Balancing
10 7 (6.31%) Physics
10 7 (6.31%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (6.31%) Security Operations
10 7 (6.31%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.11%) PowerShell
1 9 (8.11%) SQL
2 8 (7.21%) Perl
3 6 (5.41%) C
4 5 (4.50%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.60%) Python
6 3 (2.70%) Go
6 3 (2.70%) Ruby
7 2 (1.80%) R
Qualifications
1 43 (38.74%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (33.33%) Degree
3 31 (27.93%) CCNP
4 25 (22.52%) CCNA
5 14 (12.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (6.31%) CCIE
6 7 (6.31%) JNCIS
7 6 (5.41%) CCDP
8 5 (4.50%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.60%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.80%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.80%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.80%) MCSA
12 1 (0.90%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.90%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.90%) MCSE
12 1 (0.90%) MCTS
12 1 (0.90%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (31.53%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.21%) Docker
4 7 (6.31%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.41%) Firmware
6 2 (1.80%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.80%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) Ansible
1 9 (8.11%) Kubernetes
2 7 (6.31%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (4.50%) Jamf Pro
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (3.60%) Puppet
5 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.70%) Opsgenie
5 3 (2.70%) Packer
5 3 (2.70%) Terraform
6 2 (1.80%) Kibana
6 2 (1.80%) Oozie
6 2 (1.80%) SCCM
7 1 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.90%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.90%) Istio
7 1 (0.90%) SCOM
7 1 (0.90%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (40.54%) Cisco
2 42 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.32%) F5
4 14 (12.61%) Meraki
4 14 (12.61%) Palo Alto
5 13 (11.71%) VMware
6 12 (10.81%) Juniper
7 11 (9.91%) HP
8 9 (8.11%) Citrix
9 7 (6.31%) Fortinet
9 7 (6.31%) Google
10 6 (5.41%) Aruba
10 6 (5.41%) Blue Coat
10 6 (5.41%) CheckPoint
10 6 (5.41%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (5.41%) Radware
10 6 (5.41%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.41%) Remedy
10 6 (5.41%) ServiceNow
11 5 (4.50%) Intel