Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 91 54 107
Rank change year-on-year -37 +53 +28
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 22 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.14% 3.32% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.22% 27.85% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 7
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £33,200
25th Percentile £32,250 £30,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,750 £47,500 £43,110
Median % change year-on-year -24.74% +10.18% +3.88%
75th Percentile £52,188 £55,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £55,750 £66,250 £63,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% +25.00%

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 121 79 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.66% 11.92% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 79 48 109
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,850 £26,750
25th Percentile £33,000 £37,438 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £52,813 £58,438 £56,250
90th Percentile £65,750 £65,000 £70,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Glasgow

VPN
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for VPN in Glasgow

VPN
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in Glasgow over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for VPN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Degree
3 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) Firewall
4 6 (37.50%) DHCP
4 6 (37.50%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) DNS
4 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) Kubernetes
5 5 (31.25%) React
5 5 (31.25%) MQTT
5 5 (31.25%) People Management
5 5 (31.25%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (31.25%) Software Architecture
5 5 (31.25%) 4G
5 5 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) C
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) Electronics
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) 3G
5 5 (31.25%) Data Science
6 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
6 4 (25.00%) Azure
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 10

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 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Azure
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) OneDrive
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Synapse Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) GitHub
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
1 7 (43.75%) WAN
2 6 (37.50%) DHCP
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) 3G
3 5 (31.25%) 4G
3 5 (31.25%) MQTT
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
6 2 (12.50%) ADSL
6 2 (12.50%) Broadband
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
6 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Power BI
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (31.25%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Social Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Lead Software Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) React
2 3 (18.75%) SAML
3 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) LDAP
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) e-Health
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (18.75%) Mac OS
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Data Science
2 5 (31.25%) People Management
2 5 (31.25%) Software Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (12.50%) Business Case
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (6.25%) Data Privacy
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Presales
5 1 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Korn
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ACSP
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Apple
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto