VPN Jobs in England

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 24 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 187 234 259
Rank change year-on-year +47 +25 -30
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1,118 1,577 1,754
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.64% 1.59% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.80% 12.14% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 936 1,204 1,459
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,625 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.84% - -5.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,625 £78,750
UK median annual salary £47,250 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.53% - -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,474 12,987 15,803
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 13.86% 13.11% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7,588 8,269 10,089
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,980 £27,750
25th Percentile £32,750 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £51,918 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.66% +1.80% +2.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.94% +3.00%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in England

VPN
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VPN in England.

Salary trend for VPN in England

VPN
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in England over the 6 months to 24 February 2024.

Salary histogram for VPN in England

VPN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the England region over the 6 months to 24 February 2024. 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
Jobs
London +74 407 £60,000 +4.35% 92
South East +39 216 £44,750 +19.33% 58
North of England +36 184 £40,000 -5.88% 55
Midlands +16 134 £40,000 -5.88% 56
South West -13 108 £37,500 +7.14% 27
Yorkshire +87 99 £35,000 -20.00% 15
West Midlands +26 95 £43,000 -4.44% 29
East of England +34 70 £37,500 -11.76% 22
North West +4 63 £45,000 +5.26% 35
East Midlands +12 38 £36,000 +2.86% 26
North East +11 24 £30,000 -26.83% 6
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UK

VPN
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 197 (17.62%) Microsoft Exchange
2 147 (13.15%) SharePoint
3 37 (3.31%) IIS
4 13 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (0.98%) Apache
6 9 (0.81%) WordPress
7 6 (0.54%) Confluence
7 6 (0.54%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.54%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.36%) SAS
10 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.18%) CMS
11 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.18%) nginx
12 1 (0.089%) Gunicorn
12 1 (0.089%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.089%) uWSGI
Applications
1 116 (10.38%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.36%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.089%) 1Password
5 1 (0.089%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.089%) Trello
Business Applications
1 17 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.27%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (0.18%) Eikon
3 2 (0.18%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 520 (46.51%) Microsoft 365
2 518 (46.33%) Azure
3 159 (14.22%) AWS
4 152 (13.60%) Entra ID
5 88 (7.87%) PaaS
6 83 (7.42%) IaaS
7 75 (6.71%) OneDrive
8 70 (6.26%) SaaS
9 40 (3.58%) GCP
10 37 (3.31%) Azure DevOps
11 29 (2.59%) Mimecast
12 25 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (1.70%) Datadog
14 16 (1.43%) Power Platform
14 16 (1.43%) Serverless
15 14 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (1.25%) Google Workspace
15 14 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 12 (1.07%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 11 (0.98%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 659 (58.94%) Firewall
2 439 (39.27%) WAN
3 420 (37.57%) LAN
4 359 (32.11%) DNS
5 297 (26.57%) DHCP
6 267 (23.88%) VLAN
7 202 (18.07%) Wireless
8 182 (16.28%) TCP/IP
9 167 (14.94%) Wi-Fi
10 141 (12.61%) SAN
11 128 (11.45%) Network Security
12 124 (11.09%) BGP
13 109 (9.75%) Internet
14 103 (9.21%) OSPF
15 98 (8.77%) VoIP
16 93 (8.32%) SD-WAN
17 85 (7.60%) IPsec
17 85 (7.60%) MPLS
18 78 (6.98%) SSL
19 53 (4.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 52 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (1.34%) Power BI
4 13 (1.16%) MySQL
4 13 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 9 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 8 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.63%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (0.54%) BigQuery
8 6 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.36%) DB2
9 4 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.27%) Big Data
10 3 (0.27%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.27%) DynamoDB
11 2 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.18%) Looker
11 2 (0.18%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (2.33%) JIRA
2 17 (1.52%) Git
3 13 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.63%) Bitbucket
5 6 (0.54%) Subversion
5 6 (0.54%) Trac
6 5 (0.45%) GitLab
7 3 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.089%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.089%) Vagrant
General
1 359 (32.11%) Social Skills
2 138 (12.34%) Finance
3 92 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (5.01%) Telecoms
5 52 (4.65%) Retail
6 38 (3.40%) Law
7 35 (3.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 28 (2.50%) Legal
9 27 (2.42%) Public Sector
10 26 (2.33%) Documentation Skills
11 24 (2.15%) Billing
12 22 (1.97%) Organisational Skills
13 19 (1.70%) Manufacturing
14 14 (1.25%) German Language
15 13 (1.16%) Banking
15 13 (1.16%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.89%) Back Office
16 10 (0.89%) Games
17 9 (0.81%) Advertising
17 9 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 207 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 164 (14.67%) IT Support
3 160 (14.31%) Analyst
4 147 (13.15%) Senior
5 145 (12.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 135 (12.08%) Support Engineer
7 125 (11.18%) IT Engineer
8 114 (10.20%) Architect
9 90 (8.05%) Support Analyst
10 81 (7.25%) IT Analyst
11 72 (6.44%) Infrastructure Architect
11 72 (6.44%) IT Support Analyst
12 68 (6.08%) IT Support Engineer
13 62 (5.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 59 (5.28%) 2nd Line Support
15 57 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
16 54 (4.83%) Senior Network Engineer
17 43 (3.85%) Lead
18 41 (3.67%) Service Analyst
18 41 (3.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.22%) 802.1X
2 34 (3.04%) JSON
3 31 (2.77%) LDAP
4 28 (2.50%) HTML
5 25 (2.24%) YAML
6 24 (2.15%) XML
7 23 (2.06%) ARM Templates
8 21 (1.88%) SOAP
8 21 (1.88%) Web Services
9 19 (1.70%) CSS
10 17 (1.52%) Ajax
11 12 (1.07%) LAMP
12 11 (0.98%) SAML
13 10 (0.89%) Kafka
14 9 (0.81%) .NET
15 7 (0.63%) ADSI
16 6 (0.54%) Apache NiFi
17 5 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
18 4 (0.36%) Node.js
18 4 (0.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 139 (12.43%) Data Centre
2 67 (5.99%) Public Cloud
3 59 (5.28%) Replication
4 48 (4.29%) Driving Licence
5 31 (2.77%) Management Information System
5 31 (2.77%) PKI
5 31 (2.77%) Private Cloud
6 29 (2.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 28 (2.50%) Clustering
8 27 (2.42%) Onboarding
9 21 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
10 19 (1.70%) CMDB
11 14 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
12 13 (1.16%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.07%) iPhone
14 11 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 11 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
15 10 (0.89%) Hedge funds
16 8 (0.72%) iPad
16 8 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 620 (55.46%) Windows
2 364 (32.56%) Windows Server
3 188 (16.82%) Linux
4 101 (9.03%) Windows 10
5 72 (6.44%) Windows Server 2019
6 70 (6.26%) Ubuntu
7 68 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 62 (5.55%) Windows Server 2016
9 61 (5.46%) Apple iOS
10 46 (4.11%) VMS
11 40 (3.58%) Mac OS
12 28 (2.50%) Unix
13 21 (1.88%) Android
14 20 (1.79%) SUSE
15 18 (1.61%) Windows 7
16 14 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (0.98%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.98%) Windows 8
18 10 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 7 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (20.13%) ITIL
2 202 (18.07%) Problem-Solving
3 186 (16.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 169 (15.12%) Customer Service
5 128 (11.45%) Agile
6 121 (10.82%) Cybersecurity
7 102 (9.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 94 (8.41%) DevOps
9 93 (8.32%) Service Management
10 88 (7.87%) Migration
11 86 (7.69%) Mentoring
12 81 (7.25%) Project Management
13 80 (7.16%) Network Design
14 78 (6.98%) Project Delivery
15 77 (6.89%) Service Delivery
16 73 (6.53%) Load Balancing
17 70 (6.26%) Network Monitoring
18 69 (6.17%) Roadmaps
19 62 (5.55%) Information Security
20 61 (5.46%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (17.53%) PowerShell
2 112 (10.02%) SQL
3 62 (5.55%) Python
4 36 (3.22%) Bash
5 22 (1.97%) JavaScript
6 19 (1.70%) C#
7 6 (0.54%) Java
8 4 (0.36%) Perl
8 4 (0.36%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.27%) Groovy
9 3 (0.27%) Ruby
9 3 (0.27%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.18%) C++
10 2 (0.18%) Kusto Query Language
10 2 (0.18%) VBScript
11 1 (0.089%) DataFlex
11 1 (0.089%) Go
11 1 (0.089%) R
11 1 (0.089%) Rust
11 1 (0.089%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 151 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (11.00%) Degree
3 119 (10.64%) Security Cleared
4 92 (8.23%) CCNP
5 80 (7.16%) CCNA
6 70 (6.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 69 (6.17%) SC Cleared
8 47 (4.20%) MCSE
9 37 (3.31%) MCSA
10 36 (3.22%) Azure Certification
11 32 (2.86%) DV Cleared
12 31 (2.77%) A+ Certification
13 28 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
13 28 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 24 (2.15%) CCIE
15 18 (1.61%) CISSP
16 16 (1.43%) AWS Certification
17 13 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
18 11 (0.98%) CompTIA Security+
19 10 (0.89%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (10.02%) SLA
2 45 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (2.33%) GDPR
4 15 (1.34%) NIST
5 14 (1.25%) PCI DSS
6 13 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (0.63%) ISO 22301
7 7 (0.63%) NCSC
7 7 (0.63%) QA
8 6 (0.54%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.27%) GRC
10 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.18%) PMO
11 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.089%) FISMA
12 1 (0.089%) ISO 31000
12 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.089%) NIST 800
System Software
1 540 (48.30%) Active Directory
2 245 (21.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 201 (17.98%) Hyper-V
4 95 (8.50%) vSphere
5 63 (5.64%) VMware ESXi
6 49 (4.38%) Docker
7 46 (4.11%) Virtual Machines
8 41 (3.67%) Virtual Desktop
9 26 (2.33%) vCloud
10 24 (2.15%) Firmware
11 12 (1.07%) Terminal Services
12 11 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (0.89%) NFS
13 10 (0.89%) pfSense
14 8 (0.72%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.63%) XenApp
16 6 (0.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 4 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
17 4 (0.36%) Terminal Server
18 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 150 (13.42%) Microsoft Intune
2 108 (9.66%) Terraform
3 84 (7.51%) Ansible
4 81 (7.25%) SCCM
5 44 (3.94%) FortiGate
5 44 (3.94%) Kubernetes
6 27 (2.42%) Jamf Pro
7 20 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
7 20 (1.79%) WSUS
8 19 (1.70%) Puppet
9 17 (1.52%) HP UCMDB
9 17 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 14 (1.25%) ZABBIX
11 13 (1.16%) Grafana
12 12 (1.07%) SCOM
12 12 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
13 10 (0.89%) Autotask
13 10 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
14 9 (0.81%) Consul
14 9 (0.81%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 496 (44.36%) Microsoft
2 365 (32.65%) VMware
3 312 (27.91%) Cisco
4 140 (12.52%) Citrix
5 124 (11.09%) Veeam
6 123 (11.00%) HP
7 97 (8.68%) Juniper
8 94 (8.41%) Meraki
9 77 (6.89%) Palo Alto
10 76 (6.80%) SolarWinds
11 65 (5.81%) CheckPoint
12 63 (5.64%) Aruba
12 63 (5.64%) Fortinet
13 50 (4.47%) Apple
14 45 (4.03%) F5
15 42 (3.76%) ServiceNow
16 39 (3.49%) Google
16 39 (3.49%) Sophos
17 36 (3.22%) Dell
18 32 (2.86%) Bloomberg