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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 93 99
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.25% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.54% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Median salary - £40,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +42.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  

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 149 118 153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 12.21% 9.93% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 91 56 111
Median salary £50,000 £38,835 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.75% -2.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,425 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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

VPN
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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) Skype
5 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (25.00%) DameWare
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (25.00%) PKI
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) SSL

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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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (25.00%) Skype
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) IT Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) IT Support
3 3 (37.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Information Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Information Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
1 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security
1 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (12.50%) BitLocker
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) DameWare
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago