Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 117 163
Rank change year-on-year -11 +46 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 289 328 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.39% 2.47% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.57% 15.50% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 246 339 234
East of England median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £60,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 2300 2116 2589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.00% 15.97% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1907 1710 2032
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,100 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

VPN
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

VPN
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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +13 197 £40,000 -10.11% 8
Cambridgeshire -52 29 £34,500 -18.82% 2
Norfolk +35 25 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire +15 17 £32,500 -38.10%
Suffolk -19 14 £38,500 -18.95%
Essex -15 9 £43,750 -16.67% 1
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 178 (61.59%) Firewall
2 152 (52.60%) Windows
3 140 (48.44%) VMware
4 113 (39.10%) DNS
5 102 (35.29%) Cisco
6 101 (34.95%) Windows Server
7 100 (34.60%) LAN
8 95 (32.87%) Citrix
9 93 (32.18%) WAN
10 91 (31.49%) Microsoft
11 90 (31.14%) Active Directory
11 90 (31.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 88 (30.45%) DHCP
13 80 (27.68%) TCP/IP
14 77 (26.64%) OSPF
14 77 (26.64%) BGP
15 76 (26.30%) Data Centre
16 65 (22.49%) CheckPoint
16 65 (22.49%) Linux
17 64 (22.15%) MPLS
18 61 (21.11%) Disaster Recovery
19 59 (20.42%) HTTP
20 58 (20.07%) Palo Alto
21 56 (19.38%) E-Commerce
21 56 (19.38%) SSL
22 55 (19.03%) Cisco ASA
22 55 (19.03%) Degree
23 54 (18.69%) VLAN
24 53 (18.34%) Hyper-V
24 53 (18.34%) SAN

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 41 (14.19%) MS Exchange
2 36 (12.46%) CMS
3 31 (10.73%) Skype for Business
4 16 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.77%) Confluence
7 6 (2.08%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.38%) Apache
9 3 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.69%) IIS
10 2 (0.69%) nginx
10 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.35%) Zimbra
Applications
1 53 (18.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 4 (1.38%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.49%) Office 365
2 26 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (8.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (5.88%) PaaS
5 14 (4.84%) Akamai
6 9 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (3.11%) Mimecast
7 8 (2.77%) SaaS
8 4 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.04%) IaaS
10 2 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.69%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (0.69%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.69%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.69%) GitHub
10 2 (0.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 178 (61.59%) Firewall
2 113 (39.10%) DNS
3 100 (34.60%) LAN
4 93 (32.18%) WAN
5 88 (30.45%) DHCP
6 80 (27.68%) TCP/IP
7 77 (26.64%) BGP
7 77 (26.64%) OSPF
8 64 (22.15%) MPLS
9 59 (20.42%) HTTP
10 56 (19.38%) SSL
11 55 (19.03%) Cisco ASA
12 54 (18.69%) VLAN
13 53 (18.34%) SAN
14 47 (16.26%) VoIP
15 45 (15.57%) NetScaler
16 44 (15.22%) IPsec
17 40 (13.84%) EIGRP
18 38 (13.15%) Cisco IOS
19 33 (11.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (18.34%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.65%) MySQL
3 13 (4.50%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.42%) Cognos Impromptu
6 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.69%) DB2
7 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.11%) JIRA
2 6 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 52 (17.99%) Finance
2 35 (12.11%) Back Office
2 35 (12.11%) Military
3 21 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.84%) Retail
5 13 (4.50%) Games
6 7 (2.42%) Marketing
7 5 (1.73%) Advertising
7 5 (1.73%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (1.04%) Electronics
9 2 (0.69%) French Language
9 2 (0.69%) German Language
9 2 (0.69%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.35%) Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (16.26%) Network Engineer
2 45 (15.57%) Support Engineer
3 40 (13.84%) Administrator
4 36 (12.46%) Analyst
4 36 (12.46%) Security Engineer
5 27 (9.34%) Senior Network Engineer
6 25 (8.65%) Senior Security Engineer
7 24 (8.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (7.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 22 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support
10 21 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 20 (6.92%) IT Administrator
12 19 (6.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 19 (6.57%) Infrastructure Support
13 18 (6.23%) Desktop Support
13 18 (6.23%) Network Administrator
13 18 (6.23%) Support Analyst
14 16 (5.54%) IT Support
15 15 (5.19%) Office 365 Engineer
16 14 (4.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.26%) HTML
2 35 (12.11%) XML
3 17 (5.88%) POSIX
4 7 (2.42%) .NET
5 5 (1.73%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.73%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.73%) CSS
5 5 (1.73%) EDI
6 4 (1.38%) JavaBeans
6 4 (1.38%) Web Services
7 3 (1.04%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.69%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.69%) Middleware
8 2 (0.69%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (26.30%) Data Centre
2 47 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.57%) Client/Server
4 17 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.11%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (3.11%) Replication
5 9 (3.11%) User Experience
6 6 (2.08%) CMDB
6 6 (2.08%) Handset
7 5 (1.73%) Fintech
7 5 (1.73%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.38%) iPad
9 3 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.04%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.69%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.35%) BYOD
11 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.35%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 152 (52.60%) Windows
2 101 (34.95%) Windows Server
3 65 (22.49%) Linux
4 42 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (13.84%) Windows 7
6 35 (12.11%) Unix
6 35 (12.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (9.00%) Windows 10
8 20 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (5.19%) Windows 8
10 14 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (3.46%) Ubuntu
12 9 (3.11%) Mac OS X
13 8 (2.77%) Android
13 8 (2.77%) Mac OS
14 7 (2.42%) CentOS
14 7 (2.42%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.38%) HPUX
15 4 (1.38%) Solaris
16 3 (1.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (21.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 56 (19.38%) E-Commerce
3 47 (16.26%) ITIL
4 35 (12.11%) Document Management
5 33 (11.42%) Network Management
6 28 (9.69%) Mentoring
7 25 (8.65%) Business Continuity
8 21 (7.27%) Project Management
9 19 (6.57%) Coaching
9 19 (6.57%) Kalman Filter
9 19 (6.57%) Problem Management
9 19 (6.57%) Process Improvement
10 18 (6.23%) Data Security
10 18 (6.23%) Information Security
10 18 (6.23%) Load Balancing
10 18 (6.23%) Security Architecture
11 17 (5.88%) Data Encryption
11 17 (5.88%) Network Optimisation
12 16 (5.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 16 (5.54%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.15%) SQL
2 20 (6.92%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.19%) C
4 11 (3.81%) VBScript
5 9 (3.11%) Python
6 6 (2.08%) Java
6 6 (2.08%) PHP
7 5 (1.73%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.73%) C#
7 5 (1.73%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.73%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.73%) VBA
8 3 (1.04%) Perl
8 3 (1.04%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.04%) Ruby
8 3 (1.04%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.69%) Go
9 2 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (19.03%) Degree
2 44 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (10.38%) CCNA
4 23 (7.96%) CCNP
4 23 (7.96%) Security Cleared
5 20 (6.92%) DV Cleared
6 19 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (5.19%) MCSE
8 14 (4.84%) CompTIA Security+
8 14 (4.84%) Security+ Certification
8 14 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (3.46%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.77%) MCSA
11 7 (2.42%) MCP
12 6 (2.08%) CCAA
12 6 (2.08%) CISSP
12 6 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.38%) MCITP
14 3 (1.04%) CCDP
14 3 (1.04%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (13.84%) SLA
2 34 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (6.57%) ISO 9001
4 15 (5.19%) PCI DSS
5 9 (3.11%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (3.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
System Software
1 90 (31.14%) Active Directory
1 90 (31.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (18.34%) Hyper-V
3 34 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 30 (10.38%) vSphere
5 20 (6.92%) Terminal Services
6 18 (6.23%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (5.54%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (2.08%) NFS
8 6 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (2.08%) Xen
9 3 (1.04%) Docker
9 3 (1.04%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.69%) iptables
10 2 (0.69%) KVM
10 2 (0.69%) Samba
10 2 (0.69%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (4.84%) WSUS
2 13 (4.50%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.46%) Puppet
4 9 (3.11%) vCenter Server
5 8 (2.77%) Ansible
5 8 (2.77%) EMC Navisphere
6 7 (2.42%) Cisco CME
6 7 (2.42%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.04%) vRealize
8 2 (0.69%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.69%) SCCM
8 2 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.69%) Terraform
8 2 (0.69%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.35%) Nagios
9 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 140 (48.44%) VMware
2 102 (35.29%) Cisco
3 95 (32.87%) Citrix
4 91 (31.49%) Microsoft
5 65 (22.49%) CheckPoint
6 58 (20.07%) Palo Alto
7 43 (14.88%) Fortinet
8 42 (14.53%) F5
9 36 (12.46%) Juniper
9 36 (12.46%) Xerox
10 31 (10.73%) Arista
11 28 (9.69%) NetApp
11 28 (9.69%) Oracle
12 26 (9.00%) Adobe
12 26 (9.00%) HP
13 21 (7.27%) Veeam
14 20 (6.92%) IBM
15 16 (5.54%) Blue Coat
16 15 (5.19%) Avaya
17 14 (4.84%) Dell