The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Epsom 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)
Surrey / Epsom
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 28 30
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Epsom 8.70% 1.65% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.58% 5.13% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% -1.07%  
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 Epsom with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Epsom
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 19 39 45
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Epsom 27.54% 32.23% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 14 38 36
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.17%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Epsom

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Epsom 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 Epsom

VPN
Salary Trend in Epsom

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

Salary trend for VPN in Epsom

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 Epsom region with a requirement for VPN.

1 13 (86.67%) SLA
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) CCNA
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (73.33%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) Wireless
4 8 (53.33%) Wireshark
5 4 (26.67%) Network Management
5 4 (26.67%) Network Security
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (26.67%) SNMP
6 3 (20.00%) High Availability
7 2 (13.33%) Redis
7 2 (13.33%) Big Data
7 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (13.33%) Docker
7 2 (13.33%) DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) Salt
7 2 (13.33%) Mesos
7 2 (13.33%) Graphite
7 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
7 2 (13.33%) Kanban
7 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
7 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (13.33%) NoSQL

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Epsom 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 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) Wireless
3 8 (53.33%) Wireshark
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 4 (26.67%) SNMP
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (13.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Network Operations Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) NOC Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Debian
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Network Management
2 3 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Kanban
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) CCNA
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (86.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
1 2 (13.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Graphite
1 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
1 2 (13.33%) Mesos
1 2 (13.33%) Nagios
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto