The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 93 90
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.45% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.93% 4.32% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 7
Median salary £27,500 £46,250 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.54% +59.48%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 118 139 172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 10.55% 10.34% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 82 90 99
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

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Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for VPN in Edinburgh

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Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VPN.

1 17 (58.62%) LAN
2 16 (55.17%) Windows
3 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
3 15 (51.72%) Firewall
3 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
4 14 (48.28%) Cisco
4 14 (48.28%) SCCM
5 13 (44.83%) WAN
6 12 (41.38%) F5
7 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (37.93%) DNS
8 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
9 8 (27.59%) Change Management
9 8 (27.59%) MPLS
9 8 (27.59%) Internet
9 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
9 8 (27.59%) Wireshark
9 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
10 7 (24.14%) 802.1X
10 7 (24.14%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (24.14%) NetScaler
10 7 (24.14%) HSRP
10 7 (24.14%) Cacti
10 7 (24.14%) SolarWinds
10 7 (24.14%) Linux
10 7 (24.14%) 802.11
10 7 (24.14%) Citrix
10 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
10 7 (24.14%) Wireless

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) LAN
2 15 (51.72%) Firewall
3 13 (44.83%) WAN
4 11 (37.93%) DNS
5 8 (27.59%) Internet
5 8 (27.59%) MPLS
5 8 (27.59%) Wireshark
6 7 (24.14%) 802.11
6 7 (24.14%) BGP
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (24.14%) EIGRP
6 7 (24.14%) HSRP
6 7 (24.14%) IPsec
6 7 (24.14%) NetScaler
6 7 (24.14%) OSPF
6 7 (24.14%) Wireless
7 5 (17.24%) DHCP
7 5 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (17.24%) SAN
7 5 (17.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Support Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) Support Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (27.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) IT Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) IT Support
4 8 (27.59%) IT Support Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) Network Engineer
5 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (20.69%) Senior Support Engineer
6 5 (17.24%) Information Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Senior Information Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (17.24%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (17.24%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) 802.1X
2 5 (17.24%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Fat Client
2 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.24%) PKI
2 5 (17.24%) Thin Client
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (24.14%) Linux
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Change Management
2 7 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (24.14%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (17.24%) Actionable Insight
3 5 (17.24%) Coaching
3 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
3 5 (17.24%) Information Security
3 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
3 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Network Management
5 1 (3.45%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.45%) JNCIP
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) SCCM
2 7 (24.14%) Cacti
3 5 (17.24%) SCOM
3 5 (17.24%) SCVMM
4 4 (13.79%) DameWare
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (3.45%) Ansible
6 1 (3.45%) Iperf
6 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) F5
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
4 7 (24.14%) Citrix
4 7 (24.14%) SolarWinds
5 6 (20.69%) Juniper
6 5 (17.24%) Dell
6 5 (17.24%) HP
6 5 (17.24%) Palo Alto
7 2 (6.90%) VMware
8 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.45%) Sophos
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago