Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 128 140
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -38
Permanent jobs citing VPN 152 278 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.13% 2.50% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.79% 13.53% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 123 226 222
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% -13.48%
10th Percentile £23,550 £25,250 £25,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £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 1,552 2,054 2,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.76% 18.44% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,166 1,449 1,773
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,500
England median annual salary £45,986 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.19% +5.56% -

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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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +11 82 £35,000 - 7
Cambridgeshire +36 35 £45,000 +2.27% 7
Suffolk +26 12 £60,000 +5.26% 2
Bedfordshire -39 11 £47,500 +63.79% 1
Norfolk +4 8 £24,500 -43.19%
Essex +18 6 £35,000 -17.65% 4
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 78 (51.32%) Cisco
2 65 (42.76%) Windows
3 56 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 56 (36.84%) DNS
3 56 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 55 (36.18%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (35.53%) Firewall
6 50 (32.89%) TCP/IP
7 44 (28.95%) CCNP
8 42 (27.63%) WAN
9 41 (26.97%) LAN
9 41 (26.97%) Degree
9 41 (26.97%) Azure
10 36 (23.68%) BGP
11 32 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (20.39%) Linux
13 30 (19.74%) OSPF
14 29 (19.08%) DHCP
15 28 (18.42%) CCNA
15 28 (18.42%) VMware
15 28 (18.42%) Windows Server
15 28 (18.42%) AWS
16 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (17.76%) MPLS
16 27 (17.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 26 (17.11%) Office 365
18 25 (16.45%) Wireless
19 24 (15.79%) Network Design
19 24 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 24 (15.79%) Data Centre

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 18 (11.84%) OpenStack
2 17 (11.18%) MS Exchange
3 15 (9.87%) nginx
4 13 (8.55%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (8.55%) CloudStack
4 13 (8.55%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (8.55%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.97%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.32%) Apache
10 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.66%) JBoss
10 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.66%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (13.82%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (11.18%) MS Visio
3 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.97%) Gephi
5 2 (1.32%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.97%) Azure
2 28 (18.42%) AWS
3 26 (17.11%) Office 365
4 17 (11.18%) IaaS
5 16 (10.53%) PaaS
6 15 (9.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (9.87%) GCP
7 13 (8.55%) DigitalOcean
7 13 (8.55%) Heroku
8 8 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (3.29%) Mimecast
9 5 (3.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (1.97%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (1.32%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 1 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.66%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.66%) Amazon EKS
12 1 (0.66%) AWS Fargate
12 1 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (36.84%) DNS
2 54 (35.53%) Firewall
3 50 (32.89%) TCP/IP
4 42 (27.63%) WAN
5 41 (26.97%) LAN
6 36 (23.68%) BGP
7 30 (19.74%) OSPF
8 29 (19.08%) DHCP
9 27 (17.76%) MPLS
10 25 (16.45%) Wireless
11 19 (12.50%) SNMP
12 17 (11.18%) SSL
12 17 (11.18%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (10.53%) EIGRP
14 15 (9.87%) HTTP
15 14 (9.21%) Internet
15 14 (9.21%) IPsec
16 13 (8.55%) Ethernet
17 12 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.21%) MongoDB
1 14 (9.21%) MySQL
1 14 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (8.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.63%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.97%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.97%) Big Data
4 3 (1.97%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.66%) Gradle
1 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (9.21%) Finance
2 11 (7.24%) Retail
3 6 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.63%) Banking
4 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.97%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Electronics
6 1 (0.66%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 48 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 28 (18.42%) Support Engineer
3 16 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (9.21%) Field Engineer
5 12 (7.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 12 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (7.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (6.58%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (6.58%) Consultant
7 10 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) Architect
8 9 (5.92%) Network Consultant
9 8 (5.26%) Desktop Support
9 8 (5.26%) Reliability Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (3.95%) Field Service Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) Field Support Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.18%) Kafka
2 13 (8.55%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (3.29%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (3.29%) Web Services
3 5 (3.29%) XML
4 4 (2.63%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.32%) CSS
5 2 (1.32%) LAMP
6 1 (0.66%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.66%) COM
6 1 (0.66%) EJB
6 1 (0.66%) HornetQ
6 1 (0.66%) HTML
6 1 (0.66%) Java EE
6 1 (0.66%) Java SE
6 1 (0.66%) JMS
6 1 (0.66%) libvirt
6 1 (0.66%) Spring
6 1 (0.66%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.21%) Renewable Energy
3 10 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.95%) Replication
5 5 (3.29%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.97%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 3 (1.97%) Cybercrime
7 3 (1.97%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.97%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.32%) iPad
8 2 (1.32%) NHS
8 2 (1.32%) PACS
9 1 (0.66%) Blog
9 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.66%) iPhone
9 1 (0.66%) SCADA
9 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (42.76%) Windows
2 31 (20.39%) Linux
3 28 (18.42%) Windows Server
4 24 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (15.79%) Windows 10
5 23 (15.13%) Ubuntu
6 22 (14.47%) Windows 7
7 15 (9.87%) CentOS
8 8 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.61%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.63%) Solaris
11 4 (2.63%) Unix
12 3 (1.97%) Debian
13 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.66%) Android
14 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 24 (15.79%) Network Design
4 21 (13.82%) ITIL
5 19 (12.50%) Service Management
6 18 (11.84%) Test Automation
7 16 (10.53%) DevOps
8 15 (9.87%) High Availability
8 15 (9.87%) Incident Management
9 14 (9.21%) Change Management
9 14 (9.21%) Computer Science
9 14 (9.21%) Infrastructure as Code
9 14 (9.21%) Infrastructure Automation
9 14 (9.21%) Microservices
9 14 (9.21%) Network Management
10 13 (8.55%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (8.55%) Runbook
10 13 (8.55%) Unit Testing
11 12 (7.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.82%) PowerShell
2 17 (11.18%) Perl
3 15 (9.87%) Python
4 13 (8.55%) Go
4 13 (8.55%) Ruby
5 7 (4.61%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.61%) SQL
6 6 (3.95%) C
7 3 (1.97%) R
8 2 (1.32%) VBScript
9 1 (0.66%) AWK
9 1 (0.66%) Java
9 1 (0.66%) PHP
9 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (36.18%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (28.95%) CCNP
3 41 (26.97%) Degree
4 28 (18.42%) CCNA
5 9 (5.92%) CCIE
5 9 (5.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (5.26%) DBS Check
7 6 (3.95%) CCDP
7 6 (3.95%) JNCIS
7 6 (3.95%) MCP
7 6 (3.95%) MCSE
8 5 (3.29%) MCSA
8 5 (3.29%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (2.63%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.97%) Novell Certification
11 1 (0.66%) CCSE
11 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.66%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.53%) SLA
2 9 (5.92%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.66%) GDPR
System Software
1 56 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.53%) Docker
4 10 (6.58%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.95%) Firmware
6 4 (2.63%) vSphere
7 3 (1.97%) Apache Flume
7 3 (1.97%) VMware NSX
8 2 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.66%) KVM
9 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.66%) QEMU
9 1 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (13.82%) Ansible
2 17 (11.18%) Puppet
3 15 (9.87%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (9.87%) Terraform
4 14 (9.21%) Kubernetes
5 13 (8.55%) Packer
6 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (3.95%) SCCM
8 5 (3.29%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (2.63%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.97%) FortiGate
10 3 (1.97%) Kibana
10 3 (1.97%) Oozie
11 2 (1.32%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.32%) Nagios
11 2 (1.32%) Observium
11 2 (1.32%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (1.32%) vRealize
11 2 (1.32%) yum
Vendors
1 78 (51.32%) Cisco
2 56 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 28 (18.42%) VMware
4 19 (12.50%) Citrix
4 19 (12.50%) F5
4 19 (12.50%) HP
4 19 (12.50%) Meraki
5 16 (10.53%) Palo Alto
6 15 (9.87%) Juniper
7 13 (8.55%) Rackspace
8 11 (7.24%) Red Hat
9 10 (6.58%) CheckPoint
9 10 (6.58%) Dell
9 10 (6.58%) Fortinet
10 9 (5.92%) Intel
10 9 (5.92%) Remedy
11 8 (5.26%) Blue Coat
11 8 (5.26%) ServiceNow
12 6 (3.95%) Aruba
12 6 (3.95%) Extreme Networks