Period
to 19 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 165 103 171
Rank change year-on-year -62 +68 -25
Permanent jobs citing VPN 85 49 88
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.46% 2.05% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.79% 10.40% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 77 36 63
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £24,800
25th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £37,060 £39,500
Median % change year-on-year +41.66% -6.18% -4.82%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 868 471 1,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.88% 19.75% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 524 333 901
10th Percentile £26,075 £26,050 £25,000
25th Percentile £30,438 £31,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £56,063 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in the East of England

VPN
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 January 2022.

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 6 months to 19 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -37 47 £52,500 -19.23% 16
Bedfordshire -2 19 £60,000 +23.08% 5
Cambridgeshire -52 10 £75,000 +172.73% 4
Essex -38 5 £49,500 +33.78% 2
Suffolk - 4 £33,750 - 3
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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 50 (58.82%) Windows
2 42 (49.41%) Microsoft
3 35 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 35 (41.18%) Firewall
4 29 (34.12%) Windows Server
5 25 (29.41%) Data Centre
6 24 (28.24%) DNS
6 24 (28.24%) WAN
7 23 (27.06%) Social Skills
8 22 (25.88%) Cisco
8 22 (25.88%) VMware
8 22 (25.88%) Microsoft 365
9 20 (23.53%) DevOps
9 20 (23.53%) AWS
9 20 (23.53%) LAN
9 20 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
10 19 (22.35%) Linux
10 19 (22.35%) DHCP
11 16 (18.82%) ServiceNow
11 16 (18.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 15 (17.65%) Git (software)
12 15 (17.65%) PowerShell
12 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
12 15 (17.65%) Remedy
13 14 (16.47%) Wireless
13 14 (16.47%) SQL
13 14 (16.47%) Python
13 14 (16.47%) Veeam
13 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
13 14 (16.47%) Azure

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 (10.59%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.06%) nginx
4 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.35%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.18%) Confluence
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.88%) Microsoft 365
2 20 (23.53%) AWS
3 14 (16.47%) Azure
4 11 (12.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (10.59%) AWS CodeCommit
6 6 (7.06%) AWS IoT
7 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (2.35%) Mimecast
7 2 (2.35%) Serverless
8 1 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.18%) GitHub
8 1 (1.18%) Google Workspace
8 1 (1.18%) IaaS
8 1 (1.18%) PaaS
8 1 (1.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 35 (41.18%) Firewall
2 24 (28.24%) DNS
2 24 (28.24%) WAN
3 20 (23.53%) LAN
4 19 (22.35%) DHCP
5 14 (16.47%) Wireless
6 13 (15.29%) BGP
7 10 (11.76%) OSPF
8 9 (10.59%) MPLS
9 8 (9.41%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (8.24%) IPsec
10 7 (8.24%) Network Security
10 7 (8.24%) SAN
10 7 (8.24%) SD-WAN
10 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
11 6 (7.06%) Ethernet
11 6 (7.06%) Internet
11 6 (7.06%) VLAN
11 6 (7.06%) VoIP
12 5 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.18%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) Power BI
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.59%) Subversion
4 1 (1.18%) JIRA
4 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (27.06%) Social Skills
2 12 (14.12%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.41%) Manufacturing
4 7 (8.24%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (7.06%) Law
6 5 (5.88%) Public Sector
6 5 (5.88%) Retail
7 2 (2.35%) Digital Economy
7 2 (2.35%) Finance
7 2 (2.35%) Games
7 2 (2.35%) Legal
7 2 (2.35%) Military
8 1 (1.18%) Advertising
8 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.18%) Banking
8 1 (1.18%) Electronics
8 1 (1.18%) Marketing
8 1 (1.18%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 15 (17.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 15 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
2 15 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 15 (17.65%) Field Engineer
2 15 (17.65%) Field Service Engineer
2 15 (17.65%) Field Support Engineer
3 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) AWS Specialist
5 9 (10.59%) DevOps Specialist
6 7 (8.24%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Network Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Services Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Service Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (7.06%) Node.js
3 1 (1.18%) HTML
3 1 (1.18%) LDAP
3 1 (1.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.41%) Replication
3 6 (7.06%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.06%) Robotics
3 6 (7.06%) Video\Live Streaming
4 5 (5.88%) iPad
4 5 (5.88%) iPhone
5 3 (3.53%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.18%) Fibre Optics
6 1 (1.18%) IVR
6 1 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (58.82%) Windows
2 29 (34.12%) Windows Server
3 19 (22.35%) Linux
4 8 (9.41%) Windows 10
5 7 (8.24%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.18%) Debian
8 1 (1.18%) OpenWrt
8 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) DevOps
2 16 (18.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (14.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
4 11 (12.94%) Migration
4 11 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 10 (11.76%) Data Privacy
6 9 (10.59%) Build Automation
6 9 (10.59%) Data Migration
6 9 (10.59%) Immutable Infrastructure
6 9 (10.59%) Secrets Management
7 8 (9.41%) Statistics
8 7 (8.24%) ITIL
8 7 (8.24%) Service Management
9 6 (7.06%) Business Development
9 6 (7.06%) Line Management
9 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.88%) Project Delivery
10 5 (5.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 14 (16.47%) Python
2 14 (16.47%) SQL
3 10 (11.76%) Bash
4 9 (10.59%) Groovy
5 1 (1.18%) C
5 1 (1.18%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.12%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (10.59%) MCSA
5 6 (7.06%) CCNP
6 5 (5.88%) CCIE
7 4 (4.71%) Degree
8 3 (3.53%) CCNA
9 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.18%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.18%) CEH
10 1 (1.18%) CISSP
10 1 (1.18%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.18%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.18%) MCITP
10 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (10.59%) QA
3 8 (9.41%) SLA
4 2 (2.35%) GDPR
5 1 (1.18%) NIST
System Software
1 35 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.24%) vSphere
4 6 (7.06%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.35%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) Terraform
2 9 (10.59%) Consul
2 9 (10.59%) Packer
3 3 (3.53%) Puppet
4 2 (2.35%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.18%) Ansible
5 1 (1.18%) Check_MK
5 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.18%) SCCM
5 1 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 42 (49.41%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.88%) Cisco
2 22 (25.88%) VMware
3 16 (18.82%) ServiceNow
4 15 (17.65%) Remedy
5 14 (16.47%) Veeam
6 12 (14.12%) Juniper
7 11 (12.94%) Oracle
8 10 (11.76%) Palo Alto
9 8 (9.41%) Dell
10 6 (7.06%) Apple
10 6 (7.06%) CheckPoint
10 6 (7.06%) Citrix
10 6 (7.06%) Fortinet
11 5 (5.88%) Kaspersky
12 4 (4.71%) F5
13 2 (2.35%) Barracuda Networks
13 2 (2.35%) Imperva
13 2 (2.35%) Infoblox
13 2 (2.35%) SolarWinds