Period
to 21 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 21 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 143 139
Rank change year-on-year +36 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.04% 0.78% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.11% 6.87% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 4
Glasgow median annual salary £38,750 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.63% +18.57% -30.00%
10th Percentile £27,625 £32,500 £24,450
90th Percentile £63,250 £52,250 £48,875
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -23.53% +11.84%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 188 262 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.32% 11.37% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 117 176 136
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.11%
10th Percentile £26,900 £23,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £64,188
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Glasgow

VPN
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for VPN in Glasgow

VPN
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 August 2019.

Salary histogram for VPN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 August 2019, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for VPN.

1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) Network Security
3 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco
5 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
5 6 (31.58%) Information Security
6 5 (26.32%) Change Management
6 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (26.32%) CEH
6 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
7 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (21.05%) Network Segmentation
7 4 (21.05%) FortiGate
7 4 (21.05%) F5
7 4 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Perl
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (21.05%) PMI
7 4 (21.05%) PMI Certification
7 4 (21.05%) Wireless
7 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
7 4 (21.05%) Remedy
8 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) Python

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (10.53%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) PaaS
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.26%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) Network Security
3 4 (21.05%) Wireless
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) VoIP
4 3 (15.79%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) DNS
5 2 (10.53%) FWSM
5 2 (10.53%) IPsec
5 2 (10.53%) Sourcefire
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.26%) ADSL
6 1 (5.26%) BGP
6 1 (5.26%) CHAP
6 1 (5.26%) DHCP
6 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (5.26%) MPLS
6 1 (5.26%) OSPF
6 1 (5.26%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Hudson
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Local Government
1 1 (5.26%) Public Sector
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) IT Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Security Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) JSON
1 2 (10.53%) REST
1 2 (10.53%) SOAP
1 2 (10.53%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
3 4 (21.05%) PMI
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.26%) Cyberattack
5 1 (5.26%) PKI
5 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
5 1 (5.26%) Replication
5 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
2 6 (31.58%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
3 5 (26.32%) Change Management
3 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (21.05%) Identity Management
4 4 (21.05%) Network Segmentation
4 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
7 1 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (5.26%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CEH
2 4 (21.05%) PMI Certification
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CCSA
5 1 (5.26%) CCSE
5 1 (5.26%) CISSP
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (5.26%) MCITP
5 1 (5.26%) MCSA
5 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) FortiGate
2 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.26%) QRadar
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (5.26%) SCDPM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
3 1 (5.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Palo Alto
3 4 (21.05%) F5
3 4 (21.05%) Remedy
4 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Adobe
5 2 (10.53%) Cognizant
5 2 (10.53%) Juniper
5 2 (10.53%) Lotus
5 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Nimsoft
6 1 (5.26%) VMware