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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 85 139
Rank change year-on-year -44 +54  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 133 201 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.17% 2.99% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.28% 17.88% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 110 158 120
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +36.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  

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 1083 1124 1672
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.69% 16.70% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 902 935 1250
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,401
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -27 76 £50,000 +37.93% 6
Suffolk -8 17 £38,500 +18.46% 1
Cambridgeshire -19 17 £40,000 - 4
Essex -29 12 £37,000 -22.10%
Bedfordshire +15 9 £38,500 -26.66% 3
Norfolk - 2 £33,750 - 4
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 144 (63.16%) Firewall
2 116 (50.88%) Windows
3 111 (48.68%) Cisco
4 96 (42.11%) WAN
5 90 (39.47%) LAN
6 89 (39.04%) DNS
7 86 (37.72%) VMware
8 83 (36.40%) TCP/IP
9 71 (31.14%) Active Directory
10 67 (29.39%) ITIL
11 66 (28.95%) Microsoft
11 66 (28.95%) DHCP
12 64 (28.07%) Data Centre
13 62 (27.19%) Cisco Certification
14 61 (26.75%) CheckPoint
14 61 (26.75%) Windows Server
14 61 (26.75%) VMware Infrastructure
15 56 (24.56%) Linux
16 54 (23.68%) IPsec
17 49 (21.49%) Wireless
17 49 (21.49%) VLAN
18 47 (20.61%) VoIP
18 47 (20.61%) BGP
19 46 (20.18%) OSPF
20 45 (19.74%) CCNA
21 44 (19.30%) MS Exchange
22 42 (18.42%) Citrix
23 40 (17.54%) Network Security
23 40 (17.54%) Hyper-V
24 39 (17.11%) MPLS

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 44 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 20 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.26%) CMS
5 6 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.19%) Apache
6 5 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.75%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.75%) IIS
7 4 (1.75%) JBoss
7 4 (1.75%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.75%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.75%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.75%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.88%) Confluence
8 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.44%) Zimbra
Applications
1 38 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.47%) Office 365
2 30 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (7.46%) PaaS
5 8 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.63%) IaaS
7 5 (2.19%) Akamai
7 5 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.75%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.88%) GitHub
9 2 (0.88%) SaaS
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.44%) Route 53
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 144 (63.16%) Firewall
2 96 (42.11%) WAN
3 90 (39.47%) LAN
4 89 (39.04%) DNS
5 83 (36.40%) TCP/IP
6 66 (28.95%) DHCP
7 54 (23.68%) IPsec
8 49 (21.49%) VLAN
8 49 (21.49%) Wireless
9 47 (20.61%) BGP
9 47 (20.61%) VoIP
10 46 (20.18%) OSPF
11 40 (17.54%) Network Security
12 39 (17.11%) MPLS
13 38 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (13.60%) HTTP
14 31 (13.60%) SAN
15 29 (12.72%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (12.28%) EIGRP
17 26 (11.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.58%) MySQL
3 6 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.75%) Cognos Impromptu
4 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.88%) DB2
5 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.32%) JIRA
2 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.46%) Finance
2 17 (7.46%) Retail
3 12 (5.26%) Back Office
3 12 (5.26%) Military
4 11 (4.82%) Games
5 7 (3.07%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (1.32%) Law
7 2 (0.88%) Advertising
7 2 (0.88%) Banking
7 2 (0.88%) French Language
7 2 (0.88%) German Language
7 2 (0.88%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (18.42%) Support Engineer
2 41 (17.98%) Network Engineer
3 40 (17.54%) Analyst
4 24 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 23 (10.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 20 (8.77%) Infrastructure Support
7 19 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 19 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 19 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 18 (7.89%) Network Analyst
8 18 (7.89%) Security Engineer
9 17 (7.46%) Active Directory Support
9 17 (7.46%) Office 365 Engineer
10 16 (7.02%) IT Support
11 15 (6.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 15 (6.58%) Architect
12 14 (6.14%) Active Directory Engineer
12 14 (6.14%) Active Directory Support Engineer
12 14 (6.14%) Administrator
12 14 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.77%) HTML
2 15 (6.58%) XML
3 6 (2.63%) POSIX
4 5 (2.19%) Java SE
4 5 (2.19%) Web Services
5 4 (1.75%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (1.75%) EJB
5 4 (1.75%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (1.75%) HornetQ
5 4 (1.75%) Java EE
5 4 (1.75%) JMS
5 4 (1.75%) Middleware
5 4 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 64 (28.07%) Data Centre
2 29 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.14%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.07%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.63%) PACS
5 6 (2.63%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.63%) Replication
6 5 (2.19%) Clustering
6 5 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.75%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.75%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.75%) User Experience
8 3 (1.32%) Handset
9 2 (0.88%) CMDB
9 2 (0.88%) PMI
10 1 (0.44%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.44%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 116 (50.88%) Windows
2 61 (26.75%) Windows Server
3 56 (24.56%) Linux
4 34 (14.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (14.47%) Windows 7
6 25 (10.96%) Unix
7 24 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (7.89%) Windows 10
9 17 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (5.70%) Android
12 12 (5.26%) Windows 8
13 7 (3.07%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.75%) Debian
14 4 (1.75%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (29.39%) ITIL
2 38 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 36 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 25 (10.96%) Mentoring
5 23 (10.09%) Business Continuity
6 21 (9.21%) Problem Management
7 19 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 17 (7.46%) Business Continuity Planning
9 15 (6.58%) Capacity Planning
9 15 (6.58%) Coaching
9 15 (6.58%) Network Management
10 14 (6.14%) Change Management
11 13 (5.70%) Project Management
12 12 (5.26%) BCP
12 12 (5.26%) Document Management
12 12 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 12 (5.26%) IT Strategy
12 12 (5.26%) Presales
12 12 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
13 11 (4.82%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.96%) SQL
2 11 (4.82%) Shell Script
3 10 (4.39%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.51%) Python
5 6 (2.63%) C
5 6 (2.63%) Perl
6 4 (1.75%) AWK
6 4 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.75%) Java
6 4 (1.75%) VBScript
7 2 (0.88%) Go
7 2 (0.88%) Ruby
8 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (27.19%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (19.74%) CCNA
3 37 (16.23%) Degree
4 34 (14.91%) CCNP
5 19 (8.33%) CCIE
6 14 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (5.70%) MCP
7 13 (5.70%) MCSA
8 12 (5.26%) MCSE
9 6 (2.63%) Master's Degree
9 6 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.19%) A+ Certification
10 5 (2.19%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (1.75%) AWS Certification
11 4 (1.75%) CCAA
11 4 (1.75%) CISSP
11 4 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.32%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.88%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.60%) SLA
2 11 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.63%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.19%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 71 (31.14%) Active Directory
2 61 (26.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (17.54%) Hyper-V
4 21 (9.21%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (7.46%) Terminal Services
6 12 (5.26%) vSphere
7 6 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.75%) iptables
8 4 (1.75%) pfSense
9 3 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.88%) XenApp
11 1 (0.44%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (5.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (5.70%) WSUS
2 12 (5.26%) Cisco CME
3 8 (3.51%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.19%) Puppet
5 5 (2.19%) SCCM
6 4 (1.75%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.88%) Ansible
7 2 (0.88%) EMC Navisphere
7 2 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.88%) Terraform
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.44%) Nagios
8 1 (0.44%) NetVault Backup
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 111 (48.68%) Cisco
2 86 (37.72%) VMware
3 66 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 61 (26.75%) CheckPoint
5 42 (18.42%) Citrix
6 37 (16.23%) Palo Alto
7 35 (15.35%) Juniper
8 33 (14.47%) F5
9 21 (9.21%) Fortinet
10 18 (7.89%) Avaya
10 18 (7.89%) HP
11 17 (7.46%) Oracle
12 15 (6.58%) Arista
12 15 (6.58%) NetApp
13 14 (6.14%) Blue Coat
14 12 (5.26%) SolarWinds
14 12 (5.26%) Veeam
14 12 (5.26%) Xerox
15 9 (3.95%) EMC
16 8 (3.51%) Huawei
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