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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 81 147
Rank change year-on-year -83 +66  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 92 247 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.49% 3.32% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.34% 16.80% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 70 203 102
Median salary £33,000 £32,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.12% -14.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,450 £23,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,300 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.37% +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 the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 985 1470 1588
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 15.96% 19.77% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 749 1213 1215
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

VPN
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

VPN
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in the East of England

VPN
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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -64 37 £42,500 +32.81% 5
Cambridgeshire -4 19 £35,000 - 3
Suffolk +30 15 £29,000 +7.40% 1
Essex -12 14 £33,000 +24.52%
Norfolk -23 6 £17,500 -41.66% 1
Bedfordshire -1 5 - -
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region with a requirement for VPN.

1 111 (52.36%) Firewall
2 110 (51.89%) Cisco
3 98 (46.23%) Windows
4 89 (41.98%) Cisco Certification
5 85 (40.09%) WAN
6 82 (38.68%) LAN
6 82 (38.68%) DNS
7 78 (36.79%) TCP/IP
8 75 (35.38%) ITIL
9 72 (33.96%) CCNP
10 64 (30.19%) DHCP
11 63 (29.72%) Active Directory
12 61 (28.77%) Linux
13 59 (27.83%) Wireless
14 54 (25.47%) Microsoft
15 53 (25.00%) VMware
15 53 (25.00%) Data Centre
16 50 (23.58%) Windows Server
17 46 (21.70%) CCNA
18 43 (20.28%) VLAN
19 41 (19.34%) Cisco Nexus
20 40 (18.87%) VoIP
21 39 (18.40%) CheckPoint
21 39 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
22 38 (17.92%) MS Exchange
23 37 (17.45%) BGP
24 36 (16.98%) Office 365
25 34 (16.04%) OSPF
25 34 (16.04%) IPsec
26 33 (15.57%) Juniper

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 38 (17.92%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (8.02%) Skype for Business
4 12 (5.66%) IIS
5 7 (3.30%) Apache
5 7 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.89%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.47%) Confluence
8 1 (0.47%) Site Server
Applications
1 29 (13.68%) MS Office
2 13 (6.13%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) assyst
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (16.98%) Office 365
2 25 (11.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.77%) Mimecast
5 7 (3.30%) PaaS
6 6 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.89%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 111 (52.36%) Firewall
2 85 (40.09%) WAN
3 82 (38.68%) DNS
3 82 (38.68%) LAN
4 78 (36.79%) TCP/IP
5 64 (30.19%) DHCP
6 59 (27.83%) Wireless
7 43 (20.28%) VLAN
8 41 (19.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 40 (18.87%) VoIP
10 37 (17.45%) BGP
11 34 (16.04%) IPsec
11 34 (16.04%) OSPF
12 31 (14.62%) Cisco ASA
12 31 (14.62%) IPv4
13 30 (14.15%) Network Security
14 28 (13.21%) MPLS
15 26 (12.26%) ISDN
16 24 (11.32%) FTP
17 21 (9.91%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (3.77%) Cognos Impromptu
3 4 (1.89%) MySQL
4 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Subversion
2 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 23 (10.85%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.66%) Finance
3 8 (3.77%) Retail
4 4 (1.89%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (0.94%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.94%) Banking
5 2 (0.94%) Law
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.47%) Front Office
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (21.70%) Network Engineer
2 30 (14.15%) Support Engineer
3 26 (12.26%) Analyst
4 22 (10.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (9.91%) Cisco Engineer
5 21 (9.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 20 (9.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (7.08%) Network Support
8 14 (6.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (6.13%) Infrastructure Support
10 12 (5.66%) Administrator
10 12 (5.66%) IT Support
10 12 (5.66%) Network Analyst
11 10 (4.72%) Network Operations Engineer
11 10 (4.72%) Network Specialist
12 9 (4.25%) Cisco Analyst
12 9 (4.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
12 9 (4.25%) IT Engineer
12 9 (4.25%) NOC Engineer
12 9 (4.25%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.89%) Middleware
2 2 (0.94%) .NET
2 2 (0.94%) SAML
3 1 (0.47%) COM
3 1 (0.47%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.08%) Driving Licence
3 14 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.30%) Smartphone
5 6 (2.83%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.36%) Clustering
6 5 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.89%) Handset
7 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.89%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.42%) e-Health
8 3 (1.42%) PACS
8 3 (1.42%) Replication
8 3 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.94%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.94%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.47%) iPad
10 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 98 (46.23%) Windows
2 61 (28.77%) Linux
3 50 (23.58%) Windows Server
4 27 (12.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (9.91%) Unix
5 21 (9.91%) Windows 7
6 19 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.25%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.77%) Mac OS X
10 8 (3.77%) Windows 10
11 7 (3.30%) Android
11 7 (3.30%) Debian
11 7 (3.30%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.36%) Solaris
13 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.94%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (35.38%) ITIL
2 27 (12.74%) Network Management
3 25 (11.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (11.32%) Problem Management
5 15 (7.08%) Change Management
5 15 (7.08%) Mentoring
6 14 (6.60%) High Availability
7 12 (5.66%) Presales
8 11 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (4.72%) Business Continuity
10 9 (4.25%) ITIL V3
10 9 (4.25%) Mathematics
10 9 (4.25%) Service Management
11 8 (3.77%) Adaptive Security
11 8 (3.77%) E-Commerce
11 8 (3.77%) IT Strategy
11 8 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (3.77%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.77%) Web Filtering
12 7 (3.30%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.08%) SQL
2 7 (3.30%) C
3 5 (2.36%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.89%) Python
5 3 (1.42%) Perl
6 2 (0.94%) VB
7 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (41.98%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (33.96%) CCNP
3 46 (21.70%) CCNA
4 29 (13.68%) CCIE
5 21 (9.91%) Degree
6 14 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (4.25%) MCP
8 9 (4.25%) MCSA
8 9 (4.25%) MCSE
9 8 (3.77%) JNCIP
10 7 (3.30%) Security Cleared
11 5 (2.36%) A+ Certification
11 5 (2.36%) CCSA
11 5 (2.36%) JNCIA
11 5 (2.36%) JNCIS
11 5 (2.36%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (1.42%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.55%) SLA
2 7 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (29.72%) Active Directory
2 39 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (13.21%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.19%) Virtual Servers
4 11 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (4.72%) Terminal Services
5 10 (4.72%) vSphere
6 8 (3.77%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.83%) iptables
7 6 (2.83%) pfSense
8 5 (2.36%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (2.36%) XenApp
9 3 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.42%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.94%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.47%) NFS
11 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (6.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (5.66%) SCCM
3 11 (5.19%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.83%) HP NNM
5 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.94%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.47%) Nagios
7 1 (0.47%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 110 (51.89%) Cisco
2 54 (25.47%) Microsoft
3 53 (25.00%) VMware
4 39 (18.40%) CheckPoint
5 33 (15.57%) Juniper
6 26 (12.26%) F5
7 25 (11.79%) Citrix
8 18 (8.49%) SolarWinds
9 17 (8.02%) HP
10 16 (7.55%) NetApp
11 13 (6.13%) Blue Coat
12 10 (4.72%) EMC
12 10 (4.72%) Veeam
13 9 (4.25%) Avaya
14 8 (3.77%) Dell
14 8 (3.77%) Oracle
14 8 (3.77%) Palo Alto
15 7 (3.30%) Apple
15 7 (3.30%) Brocade
15 7 (3.30%) Huawei
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