Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 107 82 90
Rank change year-on-year -25 +8 +46
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 12 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.95% 1.20% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.94% 11.21% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 14
10th Percentile £44,125 £37,875 £21,250
25th Percentile £49,375 £41,813 £29,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £48,750 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +24.52%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,813 £58,194
90th Percentile £73,125 £66,250 £66,945
Scotland median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% -20.00% +40.85%

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 189 107 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.96% 10.70% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 129 76 88
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,313 £26,925
25th Percentile £36,750 £40,000 £35,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.70% +3.93%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,313
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,625 £63,838
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for VPN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
2 7 (46.67%) ADSL
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Broadband
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (26.67%) Terraform
5 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure as Code
5 4 (26.67%) Social Skills
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) SLA
6 3 (20.00%) CRM
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) Juniper
6 3 (20.00%) Intranet
6 3 (20.00%) Extranet
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (20.00%) Documentation Skills
6 3 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (20.00%) CI/CD
7 2 (13.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (13.33%) Azure
3 1 (6.67%) AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Synapse Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) GitHub
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Power Platform
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) ADSL
2 5 (33.33%) Broadband
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) Extranet
4 3 (20.00%) Intranet
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) DMZ
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) IPsec
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Power BI
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (13.33%) GitLab
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (26.67%) Social Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Documentation Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 2 (13.33%) Law
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) German Language
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) IT Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Service Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) CentOS
4 2 (13.33%) Debian
4 2 (13.33%) Fedora
4 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure as Code
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (20.00%) CI/CD
2 3 (20.00%) CRM
2 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) DevSecOps
4 1 (6.67%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (6.67%) Operational Stability
4 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Bash
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CEH
3 1 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) iptables
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Terraform
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Juniper
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto