Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 110 134
Rank change year-on-year -22 +24 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 35 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.42% 1.10% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% 8.97% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 22
Glasgow median annual salary £51,250 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.12% -3.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £35,825 £35,750 £28,288
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £61,750
Scotland median annual salary £39,500 £36,500 £39,875
% change year-on-year +8.22% -8.46% +22.69%

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 305 234 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.37% 12.24% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 181 151 186
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.59% -0.62%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £28,625
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% +10.39%

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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 28 (80.00%) Firewall
2 20 (57.14%) SSL
2 20 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 18 (51.43%) IPsec
4 17 (48.57%) Cisco
4 17 (48.57%) ITIL
5 16 (45.71%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 15 (42.86%) DNS
7 14 (40.00%) Python
7 14 (40.00%) Management Information System
7 14 (40.00%) Change Management
7 14 (40.00%) Configuration Management
7 14 (40.00%) Puppet
7 14 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (40.00%) Ansible
8 13 (37.14%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (37.14%) Technical Analysis
8 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
8 13 (37.14%) Security Architecture
8 13 (37.14%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (37.14%) Public Cloud
8 13 (37.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 13 (37.14%) Security Monitoring
8 13 (37.14%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (37.14%) Password Management
8 13 (37.14%) Perl
8 13 (37.14%) SMTP
8 13 (37.14%) HTTP
8 13 (37.14%) CCNP

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 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.86%) IaaS
4 1 (2.86%) PaaS
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (80.00%) Firewall
2 20 (57.14%) SSL
3 18 (51.43%) IPsec
4 16 (45.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (42.86%) DNS
5 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 13 (37.14%) HTTP
6 13 (37.14%) SMTP
7 10 (28.57%) MPLS
8 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (17.14%) BGP
9 6 (17.14%) DHCP
9 6 (17.14%) Ethernet
10 4 (11.43%) ATM
10 4 (11.43%) EIGRP
10 4 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (11.43%) HSRP
10 4 (11.43%) LAN
10 4 (11.43%) WAN
11 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.86%) Hudson
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Administrator
1 14 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (37.14%) Security Administrator
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) IP Design Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) IP Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) IP Network Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Core Network Design Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Core Network Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Design Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Mobility Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 14 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 13 (37.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.86%) iPhone
4 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) HPUX
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) ITIL
2 14 (40.00%) Change Management
2 14 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 13 (37.14%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (37.14%) Information Management
3 13 (37.14%) Kalman Filter
3 13 (37.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 13 (37.14%) Password Management
3 13 (37.14%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (37.14%) Security Architecture
3 13 (37.14%) Security Monitoring
3 13 (37.14%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (20.00%) Migration
5 6 (17.14%) Network Design
6 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
7 4 (11.43%) Information Security
7 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Service Management
8 3 (8.57%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) Python
2 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
2 13 (37.14%) Perl
3 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) CCNP
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CCIE
3 6 (17.14%) CCNA
3 6 (17.14%) JNCIP
4 4 (11.43%) CCIP
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.71%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) Ansible
1 14 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (40.00%) Puppet
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.71%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.86%) Malwarebytes
4 1 (2.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.86%) Packer
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Cisco
2 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
2 8 (22.86%) Dell
3 7 (20.00%) Brocade
3 7 (20.00%) F5
3 7 (20.00%) McAfee
3 7 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (17.14%) Juniper
4 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
5 5 (14.29%) Fortinet
6 4 (11.43%) Riverbed
7 3 (8.57%) VMware
8 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.86%) Apple
9 1 (2.86%) Avaya
9 1 (2.86%) Citrix
9 1 (2.86%) HP
9 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.86%) Sophos
9 1 (2.86%) Symantec