Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 122 144
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 22 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.60% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 4.65% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 13
Edinburgh median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.08% +62.50% -33.33%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £44,000 £33,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £26,750
% change year-on-year +21.43% +30.84% -33.13%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 341 301 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.62% 12.91% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 225 180 199
Edinburgh median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,335 £24,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £56,900
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VPN.

1 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco
3 11 (50.00%) VLAN
4 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
5 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (36.36%) Meraki
5 8 (36.36%) Linux
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (22.73%) LAN
7 5 (22.73%) WAN
7 5 (22.73%) DNS
7 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (22.73%) VMware
8 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
8 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (18.18%) Puppet
8 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (18.18%) Ansible
8 4 (18.18%) CCNP
8 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
8 4 (18.18%) Internet
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) MPLS
8 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
9 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
9 3 (13.64%) Wireless
9 3 (13.64%) IPsec

VPN
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 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) Office 365
4 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) VLAN
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (22.73%) DNS
4 5 (22.73%) LAN
4 5 (22.73%) WAN
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) MPLS
6 3 (13.64%) DHCP
6 3 (13.64%) IPsec
6 3 (13.64%) Network Security
6 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.64%) VoIP
6 3 (13.64%) Wireless
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
7 2 (9.09%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (9.09%) Hudson
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Java EE
1 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.64%) Network Management
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Network Segmentation
3 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (4.55%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
1 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) CCDP
3 2 (9.09%) CCIE
3 2 (9.09%) CISSP
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (9.09%) JNCIP
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) GDPR
1 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Docker
4 1 (4.55%) KVM
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Ansible
1 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (9.09%) Iperf
2 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.09%) Nagios
2 2 (9.09%) Packer
2 2 (9.09%) SmokePing
2 2 (9.09%) Terraform
3 1 (4.55%) Cacti
3 1 (4.55%) Graphite
3 1 (4.55%) Icinga
3 1 (4.55%) Linux-HA
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) Meraki
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) CyberArk
6 2 (9.09%) F5
6 2 (9.09%) Juniper
6 2 (9.09%) Varonis
7 1 (4.55%) Charles River
7 1 (4.55%) HP