Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > East of England
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 141 130
Rank change year-on-year +46 -11 +23
Permanent jobs citing VPN 74 147 270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.58% 2.01% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.94% 9.68% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 62 118 233
Median annual salary £44,750 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.88% -4.76% +9.09%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year +15.56% -3.74% +10.00%

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 572 1,518 2,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.98% 20.74% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 436 1,144 1,530
Median annual salary £44,500 £44,735 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.52% -0.59% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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
Cambridgeshire +54 22 £44,500 -19.09% 2
Essex +23 21 £55,000 +32.53%
Hertfordshire +6 17 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Suffolk +16 6 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Norfolk +12 5 £24,000 -2.04% 1
Bedfordshire +48 3 £47,500 +5.56%
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 49 (66.22%) Windows
1 49 (66.22%) Firewall
2 44 (59.46%) VMware
3 40 (54.05%) Active Directory
4 39 (52.70%) Windows Server
5 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
6 32 (43.24%) DNS
7 30 (40.54%) DHCP
7 30 (40.54%) Hyper-V
8 29 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (37.84%) LAN
10 27 (36.49%) WAN
10 27 (36.49%) Cisco
11 26 (35.14%) Office 365
12 25 (33.78%) Azure
13 20 (27.03%) Wireless
14 19 (25.68%) TCP/IP
15 18 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (22.97%) AWS
16 17 (22.97%) Internet
17 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
18 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
19 14 (18.92%) MS Exchange
19 14 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
19 14 (18.92%) Network Security
20 13 (17.57%) CCNP
20 13 (17.57%) SLA
20 13 (17.57%) VoIP
20 13 (17.57%) Linux
20 13 (17.57%) 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 15 (20.27%) SharePoint
2 14 (18.92%) MS Exchange
3 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.41%) IIS
6 2 (2.70%) Confluence
7 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.35%) Gephi
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (35.14%) Office 365
2 25 (33.78%) Azure
3 17 (22.97%) AWS
4 9 (12.16%) Mimecast
5 6 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (4.05%) Amazon ECS
6 3 (4.05%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.05%) AWS Fargate
6 3 (4.05%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 3 (4.05%) IaaS
6 3 (4.05%) OpenShift
6 3 (4.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.70%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.70%) PaaS
7 2 (2.70%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (1.35%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 49 (66.22%) Firewall
2 32 (43.24%) DNS
3 30 (40.54%) DHCP
4 28 (37.84%) LAN
5 27 (36.49%) WAN
6 20 (27.03%) Wireless
7 19 (25.68%) TCP/IP
8 18 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (22.97%) Internet
10 14 (18.92%) Network Security
11 13 (17.57%) BGP
11 13 (17.57%) MPLS
11 13 (17.57%) OSPF
11 13 (17.57%) VoIP
12 12 (16.22%) IPsec
13 11 (14.86%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (13.51%) SAN
14 10 (13.51%) VLAN
15 9 (12.16%) PBX
16 7 (9.46%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) Redis
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.35%) Big Data
4 1 (1.35%) Impala
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Bitbucket
1 3 (4.05%) JIRA
2 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.70%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (1.35%) git-flow
General
1 10 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.11%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Network Engineer
2 18 (24.32%) Support Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Server Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Server Support
4 9 (12.16%) Administrator
4 9 (12.16%) Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Network Support
4 9 (12.16%) Network Support Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Server Support Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (12.16%) VMware Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) VMware Support Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) IT Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) IT Support
6 7 (9.46%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Network Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (6.76%) IP Network Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
1 2 (2.70%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.35%) HTML
2 1 (1.35%) Kafka
2 1 (1.35%) SAML
2 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.05%) HP Storage
4 3 (4.05%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (1.35%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 49 (66.22%) Windows
2 39 (52.70%) Windows Server
3 13 (17.57%) Linux
4 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.41%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.41%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (4.05%) Mac OS
7 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.70%) Android
8 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.35%) CentOS
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.35%) Unix
9 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (13.51%) Service Management
3 9 (12.16%) Project Delivery
4 7 (9.46%) DNA
4 7 (9.46%) Project Management
4 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
5 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.41%) Architectural Design
6 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.41%) DevOps
6 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (5.41%) Migration
7 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Automation
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (4.05%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.05%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (4.05%) Technology Roadmap
7 3 (4.05%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.46%) Python
3 6 (8.11%) C
4 5 (6.76%) Perl
4 5 (6.76%) SQL
5 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (17.57%) CCNP
3 10 (13.51%) Degree
4 8 (10.81%) CCNA
5 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.76%) MCSA
7 4 (5.41%) CCDP
7 4 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (5.41%) MCSE
8 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.70%) MCP
8 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.35%) CEH
9 1 (1.35%) CISSP
9 1 (1.35%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (1.35%) GIAC
9 1 (1.35%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.35%) SANS
9 1 (1.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) SLA
2 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 30 (40.54%) Hyper-V
3 29 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (14.86%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (12.16%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (10.81%) XenApp
8 5 (6.76%) VMware NSX
9 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.70%) Docker
10 2 (2.70%) iptables
10 2 (2.70%) vSphere
11 1 (1.35%) Apache Flume
11 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) Terraform
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.70%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.70%) Puppet
3 2 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.35%) Ansible
4 1 (1.35%) Kibana
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) Oozie
4 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.35%) PaperCut
4 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.35%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.35%) vRealize
4 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (59.46%) VMware
2 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 27 (36.49%) Cisco
4 12 (16.22%) Citrix
5 11 (14.86%) Palo Alto
6 9 (12.16%) Sophos
7 8 (10.81%) Juniper
8 6 (8.11%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.41%) Brocade
9 4 (5.41%) HP
10 3 (4.05%) Avaya
10 3 (4.05%) IBM
10 3 (4.05%) Ivanti
11 2 (2.70%) Adobe
11 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
11 2 (2.70%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.70%) SAP
11 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.70%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.70%) Symantec