Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 163 191
Rank change year-on-year +10 +28 -86
Permanent jobs citing VPN 161 245 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.92% 1.90% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.78% 10.94% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 134 212 174
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £44,375 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.86% +8.90% +25.38%
10th Percentile £26,075 £26,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £64,250 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 1,646 2,239 1,951
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.68% 17.33% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,214 1,755 1,522
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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

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 6 months to 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 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 -12 85 £38,750 -16.67% 2
Cambridgeshire +60 34 £48,750 +21.88% 3
Essex +20 19 £51,250 +13.89% 2
Suffolk +23 10 £45,000 +32.35%
Bedfordshire -15 8 £38,750 +46.23%
Norfolk +22 7 £37,500 +7.14% 1
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 109 (67.70%) Firewall
2 101 (62.73%) Windows
3 85 (52.80%) VMware
4 84 (52.17%) Active Directory
5 80 (49.69%) Microsoft
6 78 (48.45%) Cisco
7 62 (38.51%) LAN
8 60 (37.27%) WAN
9 55 (34.16%) Windows Server
10 51 (31.68%) Microsoft Azure
10 51 (31.68%) DNS
11 48 (29.81%) Office 365
12 45 (27.95%) TCP/IP
13 41 (25.47%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (23.60%) DHCP
15 36 (22.36%) Linux
16 35 (21.74%) Windows 7
16 35 (21.74%) Windows 10
17 34 (21.12%) VMware ESXi
18 32 (19.88%) Service Delivery
18 32 (19.88%) Problem-Solving
18 32 (19.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 31 (19.25%) SQL
19 31 (19.25%) Cisco Certification
19 31 (19.25%) Windows Server 2008
20 29 (18.01%) High Availability
21 28 (17.39%) PowerShell
21 28 (17.39%) BGP
22 27 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
22 27 (16.77%) Citrix

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 25 (15.53%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.11%) nginx
6 4 (2.48%) IIS
7 3 (1.86%) Apache
7 3 (1.86%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.24%) CloudStack
8 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (13.66%) MS Visio
2 20 (12.42%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.48%) Acrobat
3 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.62%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 51 (31.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (29.81%) Office 365
3 25 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.73%) Mimecast
6 5 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.48%) Amazon Glacier
7 4 (2.48%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.48%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (2.48%) AWS CloudTrail
7 4 (2.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.86%) PaaS
9 2 (1.24%) DigitalOcean
9 2 (1.24%) Heroku
9 2 (1.24%) IaaS
9 2 (1.24%) SaaS
10 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 109 (67.70%) Firewall
2 62 (38.51%) LAN
3 60 (37.27%) WAN
4 51 (31.68%) DNS
5 45 (27.95%) TCP/IP
6 38 (23.60%) DHCP
7 28 (17.39%) BGP
8 25 (15.53%) VLAN
9 23 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
10 22 (13.66%) Wireless
11 18 (11.18%) VoIP
12 17 (10.56%) Network Security
13 15 (9.32%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (9.32%) OSPF
13 15 (9.32%) SSL
14 14 (8.70%) MPLS
14 14 (8.70%) SAN
15 13 (8.07%) IPsec
15 13 (8.07%) Unified Communications
16 12 (7.45%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.45%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (6.83%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.21%) MySQL
5 7 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.48%) Redis
7 2 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.62%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.62%) Big Data
8 1 (0.62%) Impala
Development Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Hudson
2 4 (2.48%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.48%) Subversion
2 4 (2.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.32%) Finance
3 12 (7.45%) Back Office
4 6 (3.73%) Retail
5 5 (3.11%) Advertising
6 2 (1.24%) German Language
7 1 (0.62%) Electronics
7 1 (0.62%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (22.98%) Network Engineer
2 32 (19.88%) Support Engineer
3 23 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 15 (9.32%) IT Support
5 14 (8.70%) Analyst
5 14 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 13 (8.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.07%) Technical Manager
7 12 (7.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (7.45%) IT Manager
7 12 (7.45%) IT Technical Manager
8 10 (6.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (6.21%) Security Engineer
9 9 (5.59%) Architect
9 9 (5.59%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (5.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (5.59%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 7 (4.35%) Senior IT Engineer
11 7 (4.35%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.83%) Web Services
2 8 (4.97%) CSS
3 5 (3.11%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (2.48%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (2.48%) HTML
4 4 (2.48%) Node.js
4 4 (2.48%) YAML
5 3 (1.86%) Kafka
5 3 (1.86%) LAMP
6 2 (1.24%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.62%) LDAP
7 1 (0.62%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.66%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.97%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.35%) CMDB
4 7 (4.35%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.73%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.48%) iPad
7 3 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.86%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.24%) Fintech
8 2 (1.24%) iPhone
8 2 (1.24%) NHS
8 2 (1.24%) PACS
9 1 (0.62%) e-Health
9 1 (0.62%) Replication
9 1 (0.62%) SCADA
9 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 101 (62.73%) Windows
2 55 (34.16%) Windows Server
3 36 (22.36%) Linux
4 35 (21.74%) Windows 10
4 35 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 31 (19.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (10.56%) CentOS
8 16 (9.94%) Ubuntu
9 12 (7.45%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.11%) Debian
10 5 (3.11%) Solaris
11 4 (2.48%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.48%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.48%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.24%) Android
13 2 (1.24%) Unix
14 1 (0.62%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 32 (19.88%) Problem-Solving
1 32 (19.88%) Service Delivery
2 29 (18.01%) High Availability
3 23 (14.29%) Project Management
4 22 (13.66%) ITIL
5 19 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (11.18%) Change Management
6 18 (11.18%) Mentoring
7 15 (9.32%) Migration
8 14 (8.70%) CRM
9 13 (8.07%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (8.07%) IT Strategy
9 13 (8.07%) ITSM
10 12 (7.45%) E-Commerce
10 12 (7.45%) ERP
10 12 (7.45%) Software Engineering
10 12 (7.45%) Supplier Management
11 11 (6.83%) Incident Management
12 10 (6.21%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.25%) SQL
2 28 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 12 (7.45%) Bash Shell
4 8 (4.97%) VBScript
5 6 (3.73%) Perl
5 6 (3.73%) Python
6 5 (3.11%) C
7 4 (2.48%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.24%) Go
8 2 (1.24%) Ruby
9 1 (0.62%) PHP
9 1 (0.62%) R
9 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (19.25%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (11.80%) CCNP
4 15 (9.32%) Security Cleared
5 14 (8.70%) CCNA
6 12 (7.45%) SC Cleared
7 11 (6.83%) Degree
8 10 (6.21%) MCP
9 9 (5.59%) MCSE
10 7 (4.35%) MCSA
11 6 (3.73%) CCIE
11 6 (3.73%) CISSP
12 5 (3.11%) CEH
12 5 (3.11%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.24%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.24%) CCSA
13 2 (1.24%) CISM
13 2 (1.24%) DBS Check
13 2 (1.24%) MCITP
13 2 (1.24%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.15%) SLA
2 8 (4.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.62%) PMO
System Software
1 84 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 41 (25.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (21.12%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (15.53%) Hyper-V
5 9 (5.59%) Docker
6 8 (4.97%) XenDesktop
7 7 (4.35%) Terminal Services
7 7 (4.35%) XenApp
8 4 (2.48%) iptables
8 4 (2.48%) Samba
9 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.62%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.62%) Firmware
10 1 (0.62%) KVM
10 1 (0.62%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.62%) QEMU
10 1 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.62%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (9.32%) vCenter Server
2 14 (8.70%) SCCM
3 13 (8.07%) Backup Exec
4 8 (4.97%) Nagios
5 7 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
5 7 (4.35%) SCOM
5 7 (4.35%) SCVMM
5 7 (4.35%) vRealize
6 6 (3.73%) Ansible
6 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (3.73%) Puppet
7 5 (3.11%) Terraform
8 4 (2.48%) Observium
8 4 (2.48%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (2.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.86%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.86%) yum
10 2 (1.24%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.24%) Packer
Vendors
1 85 (52.80%) VMware
2 80 (49.69%) Microsoft
3 78 (48.45%) Cisco
4 27 (16.77%) Citrix
5 26 (16.15%) Veeam
6 23 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 21 (13.04%) HP
8 15 (9.32%) Dell
9 13 (8.07%) NetApp
9 13 (8.07%) Red Hat
9 13 (8.07%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (7.45%) Juniper
11 10 (6.21%) Palo Alto
12 8 (4.97%) Brocade
12 8 (4.97%) Meraki
12 8 (4.97%) SonicWALL
13 7 (4.35%) EMC
13 7 (4.35%) Hitachi
13 7 (4.35%) IBM
13 7 (4.35%) Symantec