Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 103 132
Rank change year-on-year -15 +29 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 40 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.75% 1.49% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.75% 11.57% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 24
Glasgow median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +25.62% -24.38%
10th Percentile £36,250 £25,600 £19,475
90th Percentile £56,750 £45,850 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £41,750 £36,500 £29,350
% change year-on-year +14.38% +24.36% -26.63%

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 291 242 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.76% 12.92% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 158 163 207
Glasgow median annual salary £46,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,775 £25,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,750 £59,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.84% +8.67%

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 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 34 (85.00%) Firewall
2 23 (57.50%) ITIL
3 22 (55.00%) Cisco
4 21 (52.50%) DNS
4 21 (52.50%) SSL
5 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
6 16 (40.00%) IPsec
7 15 (37.50%) Change Management
8 14 (35.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (35.00%) HTTP
8 14 (35.00%) SMTP
8 14 (35.00%) DHCP
8 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
9 13 (32.50%) Dell
9 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (32.50%) Configuration Management
9 13 (32.50%) CCNP
9 13 (32.50%) Python
9 13 (32.50%) Management Information System
9 13 (32.50%) Ansible
9 13 (32.50%) Puppet
9 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (30.00%) Bash Shell
10 12 (30.00%) Security Architecture
10 12 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
10 12 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (30.00%) Public Cloud
10 12 (30.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (27.50%) Office 365
3 6 (15.00%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.50%) IaaS
5 1 (2.50%) PaaS
5 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (85.00%) Firewall
2 21 (52.50%) DNS
2 21 (52.50%) SSL
3 16 (40.00%) IPsec
4 14 (35.00%) DHCP
4 14 (35.00%) HTTP
4 14 (35.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (35.00%) SMTP
4 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (27.50%) MPLS
6 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (20.00%) VLAN
6 8 (20.00%) Wireless
7 7 (17.50%) LAN
7 7 (17.50%) WAN
8 6 (15.00%) BGP
8 6 (15.00%) Ethernet
9 5 (12.50%) ATM
9 5 (12.50%) EIGRP
9 5 (12.50%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.50%) Hudson
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Network Engineer
2 12 (30.00%) Administrator
2 12 (30.00%) Security Administrator
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) IP Design Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) IP Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) IP Network Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Core Network Design Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Core Network Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
2 13 (32.50%) Management Information System
3 12 (30.00%) Public Cloud
4 6 (15.00%) iPhone
5 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
1 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (20.00%) Linux
3 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.00%) Solaris
4 6 (15.00%) Unix
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Phone
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) ITIL
2 15 (37.50%) Change Management
3 13 (32.50%) Configuration Management
4 12 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (30.00%) Information Management
4 12 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (30.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 12 (30.00%) Password Management
4 12 (30.00%) Security Architecture
4 12 (30.00%) Security Monitoring
4 12 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
5 11 (27.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (17.50%) Information Security
6 7 (17.50%) Migration
7 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (15.00%) Innovative Thinking
7 6 (15.00%) Network Design
7 6 (15.00%) Patch Management
8 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Python
2 12 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 12 (30.00%) Perl
3 9 (22.50%) SQL
4 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) CCNP
1 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.00%) CCIE
2 6 (15.00%) CCNA
2 6 (15.00%) JNCIP
3 4 (10.00%) CCIP
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.00%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (15.00%) vSphere
4 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.50%) Docker
6 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Ansible
1 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (32.50%) Puppet
2 7 (17.50%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (15.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (15.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (15.00%) Malwarebytes
3 6 (15.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (10.00%) SCCM
5 1 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.50%) Packer
5 1 (2.50%) SCOM
5 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Cisco
2 13 (32.50%) Dell
3 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.00%) VMware
5 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (17.50%) Brocade
6 7 (17.50%) F5
6 7 (17.50%) McAfee
6 7 (17.50%) Palo Alto
6 7 (17.50%) SolarWinds
7 6 (15.00%) Apple
7 6 (15.00%) Avaya
7 6 (15.00%) Juniper
7 6 (15.00%) Sophos
7 6 (15.00%) Symantec
8 5 (12.50%) Riverbed
9 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
10 3 (7.50%) Citrix
11 1 (2.50%) HP