Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 141 137
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4 +29
Permanent jobs citing VPN 235 269 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.39% 2.22% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.27% 11.94% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 189 227 295
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -10.11% +21.92%
10th Percentile £27,950 £25,250 £25,200
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,915 2,252 2,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.50% 18.60% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,335 1,858 1,662
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,171 £25,500 £24,525
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018. 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 -16 121 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Cambridgeshire +74 66 £44,000 +30.37% 5
Bedfordshire -2 21 £55,000 +69.23% 5
Essex +15 13 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Norfolk +3 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Suffolk -2 6 £41,500 +22.06% 2
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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.

1 159 (67.66%) Firewall
2 126 (53.62%) Windows
3 114 (48.51%) VMware
4 112 (47.66%) Microsoft
5 107 (45.53%) DNS
6 105 (44.68%) Active Directory
7 103 (43.83%) LAN
8 98 (41.70%) WAN
9 96 (40.85%) TCP/IP
10 79 (33.62%) Windows Server
11 67 (28.51%) Microsoft Azure
12 64 (27.23%) PowerShell
13 62 (26.38%) Cisco
14 56 (23.83%) Project Management
15 53 (22.55%) DHCP
16 51 (21.70%) Linux
16 51 (21.70%) Office 365
17 48 (20.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 46 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
19 44 (18.72%) VMware Infrastructure
20 43 (18.30%) Veeam
21 37 (15.74%) ITIL
21 37 (15.74%) VLAN
21 37 (15.74%) Degree
22 36 (15.32%) SQL
22 36 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
22 36 (15.32%) Hyper-V
23 34 (14.47%) Network Security
23 34 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
24 33 (14.04%) Wireless

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 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.66%) OpenStack
3 12 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (5.11%) GlassFish
3 12 (5.11%) JBoss
3 12 (5.11%) MQSeries
3 12 (5.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (5.11%) WebLogic
3 12 (5.11%) WebSphere
4 10 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.40%) IIS
5 8 (3.40%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.55%) Apache
7 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.98%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 67 (28.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (21.70%) Office 365
3 46 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (11.49%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (8.94%) SaaS
6 20 (8.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 20 (8.51%) IaaS
7 19 (8.09%) PaaS
8 8 (3.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (3.40%) Amazon Glacier
8 8 (3.40%) Amazon S3
8 8 (3.40%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (3.40%) AWS CloudTrail
8 8 (3.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (2.98%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (2.98%) Mimecast
10 4 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 159 (67.66%) Firewall
2 107 (45.53%) DNS
3 103 (43.83%) LAN
4 98 (41.70%) WAN
5 96 (40.85%) TCP/IP
6 53 (22.55%) DHCP
7 37 (15.74%) VLAN
8 34 (14.47%) Network Security
9 33 (14.04%) Wireless
10 32 (13.62%) BGP
10 32 (13.62%) Internet
11 31 (13.19%) SAN
12 30 (12.77%) MPLS
12 30 (12.77%) SSL
13 23 (9.79%) HTTP
13 23 (9.79%) VoIP
14 20 (8.51%) IPsec
15 19 (8.09%) Cisco IOS
15 19 (8.09%) Reverse Proxy
16 14 (5.96%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.70%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.28%) Redis
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) MySQL
6 1 (0.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.55%) Hudson
3 3 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 22 (9.36%) Telecoms
2 18 (7.66%) Finance
3 15 (6.38%) Back Office
4 14 (5.96%) Retail
5 10 (4.26%) Advertising
5 10 (4.26%) German Language
6 9 (3.83%) French Language
6 9 (3.83%) Swedish Language
7 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (20.85%) Network Engineer
2 32 (13.62%) Support Engineer
3 30 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (11.91%) Analyst
5 27 (11.49%) Security Engineer
6 19 (8.09%) Architect
7 18 (7.66%) Infrastructure Architect
8 16 (6.81%) IT Manager
9 15 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (6.38%) IT Engineer
9 15 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
10 13 (5.53%) IT Technical Manager
10 13 (5.53%) Technical Manager
10 13 (5.53%) Windows Engineer
11 12 (5.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 12 (5.11%) Cloud Architect
11 12 (5.11%) Network Manager
12 11 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (4.68%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.77%) Web Services
2 20 (8.51%) ActiveMQ
3 12 (5.11%) EJB
3 12 (5.11%) EJB 3.0
3 12 (5.11%) HornetQ
3 12 (5.11%) Java EE
3 12 (5.11%) Java SE
3 12 (5.11%) JMS
3 12 (5.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (3.40%) YAML
5 6 (2.55%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (2.55%) HTML
6 5 (2.13%) Node.js
7 4 (1.70%) 802.1X
8 3 (1.28%) CSS
8 3 (1.28%) XML
9 2 (0.85%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.85%) React
10 1 (0.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.19%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.21%) Management Information System
3 20 (8.51%) Replication
4 19 (8.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 18 (7.66%) Linux Command Line
6 15 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (3.83%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (3.40%) Driving Licence
9 8 (3.40%) Virtual Team
10 7 (2.98%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 5 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (2.13%) NHS
12 4 (1.70%) Smartcard
13 2 (0.85%) BYOD
14 1 (0.43%) Clustering
14 1 (0.43%) Fintech
14 1 (0.43%) Life Science
14 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 126 (53.62%) Windows
2 79 (33.62%) Windows Server
3 51 (21.70%) Linux
4 34 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (11.49%) Windows 7
6 25 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (10.21%) Windows 10
8 14 (5.96%) Unix
9 13 (5.53%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (3.40%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (2.13%) Kali Linux
14 4 (1.70%) CentOS
15 3 (1.28%) Android
15 3 (1.28%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.83%) Project Management
2 48 (20.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 37 (15.74%) ITIL
4 28 (11.91%) High Availability
5 24 (10.21%) Change Management
5 24 (10.21%) CRM
5 24 (10.21%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (10.21%) Security Operations
6 23 (9.79%) Service Delivery
7 22 (9.36%) Mentoring
7 22 (9.36%) SIEM
8 21 (8.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (8.94%) Presales
9 20 (8.51%) Software Engineering
10 19 (8.09%) Migration
10 19 (8.09%) SOA
10 19 (8.09%) Supplier Management
11 18 (7.66%) Cybersecurity
11 18 (7.66%) E-Commerce
12 17 (7.23%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 64 (27.23%) PowerShell
2 36 (15.32%) SQL
3 31 (13.19%) Bash Shell
4 29 (12.34%) Python
5 20 (8.51%) Java
6 17 (7.23%) Perl
7 16 (6.81%) JavaScript
8 12 (5.11%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.26%) AWK
10 9 (3.83%) VBA
10 9 (3.83%) VBScript
11 6 (2.55%) C
12 4 (1.70%) C#
13 2 (0.85%) PHP
14 1 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (15.74%) Degree
2 36 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (10.21%) CCNA
4 22 (9.36%) CEH
4 22 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (7.23%) CompTIA Security+
6 16 (6.81%) GCIA
7 13 (5.53%) CCNP
8 12 (5.11%) AWS Certification
9 10 (4.26%) Security Cleared
10 8 (3.40%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.40%) SSCP
11 7 (2.98%) Master's Degree
11 7 (2.98%) MCSE
12 6 (2.55%) A+ Certification
12 6 (2.55%) CCENT
12 6 (2.55%) CCIE
13 5 (2.13%) CISSP
13 5 (2.13%) GSEC
13 5 (2.13%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.66%) SLA
2 8 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.98%) PMO
4 5 (2.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.43%) COBIT
5 1 (0.43%) GPG13
5 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 105 (44.68%) Active Directory
2 44 (18.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (15.32%) Hyper-V
4 29 (12.34%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (4.26%) XenApp
6 5 (2.13%) Docker
7 4 (1.70%) VMware NSX
7 4 (1.70%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.28%) iptables
8 3 (1.28%) Samba
8 3 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.28%) vSphere
9 2 (0.85%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.85%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (13.19%) Backup Exec
2 16 (6.81%) QRadar
3 15 (6.38%) Puppet
4 14 (5.96%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.40%) CSIRT
6 6 (2.55%) FortiGate
6 6 (2.55%) vCenter Server
7 5 (2.13%) SCCM
8 4 (1.70%) Nagios
8 4 (1.70%) Observium
9 3 (1.28%) RANCID
10 2 (0.85%) Ansible
10 2 (0.85%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 2 (0.85%) Terraform
10 2 (0.85%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 114 (48.51%) VMware
2 112 (47.66%) Microsoft
3 62 (26.38%) Cisco
4 43 (18.30%) Veeam
5 30 (12.77%) Citrix
6 27 (11.49%) Juniper
7 26 (11.06%) CheckPoint
8 25 (10.64%) Dell
9 24 (10.21%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (5.96%) Brocade
11 13 (5.53%) Avaya
12 12 (5.11%) F5
12 12 (5.11%) HP
12 12 (5.11%) Oracle
13 11 (4.68%) IBM
13 11 (4.68%) NetApp
13 11 (4.68%) Palo Alto
14 10 (4.26%) Remedy
15 9 (3.83%) Splunk
16 8 (3.40%) ServiceNow