Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 129 106
Rank change year-on-year -7 -23 +21
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.95% 0.87% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 7.87% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 17
Glasgow median annual salary £40,750 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.67% -1.32% +26.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £31,625 £23,200
90th Percentile £49,625 £57,500 £44,150
Scotland median annual salary £37,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.94% +21.43% +23.13%

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 210 254 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.94% 11.00% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 135 140 173
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -1.84%
10th Percentile £23,600 £31,250 £25,050
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £54,900
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (50.00%) Wireless
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) IBM Notes
4 8 (40.00%) Cognizant
4 8 (40.00%) Adobe
4 8 (40.00%) Lotus
4 8 (40.00%) ServiceNow
4 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (35.00%) Firewall
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) LAN
7 5 (25.00%) WAN
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (20.00%) Office 365
9 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
9 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (15.00%) IPsec
9 3 (15.00%) WLAN
9 3 (15.00%) Juniper
9 3 (15.00%) MPLS

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 8 (40.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (10.00%) Apache
3 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Wireless
2 7 (35.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 5 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) BGP
4 3 (15.00%) IPsec
4 3 (15.00%) MPLS
4 3 (15.00%) WLAN
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (10.00%) HSRP
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security
5 2 (10.00%) OSPF
5 2 (10.00%) Skype
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) SCADA
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Fintech
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) Data Acquisition
3 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (5.00%) Break/Fix
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Innovative Thinking
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) iptables
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (5.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (5.00%) Malwarebytes
3 1 (5.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Adobe
1 8 (40.00%) Cognizant
1 8 (40.00%) Lotus
1 8 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) Juniper
6 2 (10.00%) Apple
7 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) Ericsson
7 1 (5.00%) F5
7 1 (5.00%) Huawei
7 1 (5.00%) Nortel
7 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.00%) Sophos
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec