Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 110 130
Rank change year-on-year -22 +20 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 18 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.78% 1.39% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.09% 11.07% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 19
Glasgow median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +54.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £31,625 £28,600 £19,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £37,750
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 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 254 271 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.99% 12.51% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 146 173 185
Glasgow median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £54,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for VPN.

1 14 (77.78%) Firewall
2 13 (72.22%) DHCP
3 12 (66.67%) ITIL
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 11 (61.11%) DNS
4 11 (61.11%) Cisco
4 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
5 10 (55.56%) SQL
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
6 9 (50.00%) Linux
6 9 (50.00%) VMware
6 9 (50.00%) VLAN
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (50.00%) Office 365
7 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
8 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (38.89%) Dell
8 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
8 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (33.33%) iPhone
9 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
9 6 (33.33%) vSphere
9 6 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
9 6 (33.33%) Windows Phone
9 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012

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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 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (50.00%) Office 365
2 6 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Firewall
2 13 (72.22%) DHCP
3 11 (61.11%) DNS
4 9 (50.00%) VLAN
5 6 (33.33%) Wireless
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (22.22%) LAN
6 4 (22.22%) SSL
6 4 (22.22%) WAN
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
8 2 (11.11%) HSRP
8 2 (11.11%) Internet
8 2 (11.11%) MPLS
8 2 (11.11%) SAN
8 2 (11.11%) SMTP
8 2 (11.11%) SSH
8 2 (11.11%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.56%) Hudson
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Mobility Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (33.33%) Solaris
5 6 (33.33%) Unix
5 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Phone
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (33.33%) Innovative Thinking
3 6 (33.33%) Patch Management
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) BCP
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
5 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.11%) Security Management
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) HND
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (33.33%) vSphere
4 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 6 (33.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (33.33%) Malwarebytes
1 6 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (5.56%) Ansible
4 1 (5.56%) DameWare
4 1 (5.56%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) Packer
4 1 (5.56%) Puppet
4 1 (5.56%) SCOM
4 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) Dell
5 6 (33.33%) Apple
5 6 (33.33%) Avaya
5 6 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 6 (33.33%) Sophos
5 6 (33.33%) Symantec
6 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
7 2 (11.11%) Citrix
7 2 (11.11%) McAfee
7 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.56%) Brocade
8 1 (5.56%) F5
8 1 (5.56%) IBM
8 1 (5.56%) Riverbed