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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 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 101 93 61
Rank change year-on-year -8 -32 +51
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 14 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.05% 1.05% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.79% 11.57% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 18
10th Percentile £26,000 £30,000 £23,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £31,500 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +47.06% -15.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £45,000 £53,750
90th Percentile - £52,750 £63,825
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +26.67% -3.23%

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 182 121 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.99% 9.10% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 104 75 52
10th Percentile £26,800 £31,250 £27,625
25th Percentile £38,000 £33,000 £36,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.41% -5.56% +0.79%
75th Percentile £52,813 £53,750 £60,313
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% -3.16% +5.56%

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 18 August 2022.

Salary histogram for VPN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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%) Azure
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft 365
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) DevOps
4 5 (31.25%) AWS
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) CI/CD
5 4 (25.00%) Customer Service
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 4 (25.00%) ADSL
5 4 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (25.00%) Bash
5 4 (25.00%) Terraform
5 4 (25.00%) GitLab
6 3 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
6 3 (18.75%) SCCM
6 3 (18.75%) SCOM
6 3 (18.75%) SLA

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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Azure
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (31.25%) AWS
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 1 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 4 (25.00%) ADSL
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 2 (12.50%) Broadband
5 2 (12.50%) Extranet
5 2 (12.50%) Intranet
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) Softphone
5 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (6.25%) SSH
6 1 (6.25%) SSL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (25.00%) GitLab
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Ranorex
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 2 (12.50%) Documentation Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
1 2 (12.50%) Law
1 2 (12.50%) Social Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) IT Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Service Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) ICT Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) ICT Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) CSOC
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) CI/CD
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Customer Service
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (18.75%) Agile
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (12.50%) SIEM
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Advanced Persistent Threat
6 1 (6.25%) Antivirus Management
6 1 (6.25%) Predictive Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) Bash
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Azure Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) CCSA
2 1 (6.25%) CCSE
2 1 (6.25%) CEH
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) GCIH
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) NCSC
2 1 (6.25%) NIST
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Terraform
2 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (6.25%) Ansible
4 1 (6.25%) Nessus
4 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
3 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
3 1 (6.25%) Rapid7
3 1 (6.25%) Sophos
3 1 (6.25%) Splunk