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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 92 96
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.32% 0.93% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.91% 6.90% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 5
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +37.93%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.37% +6.66%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 103 174 113
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 10.93% 13.46% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 53 94 76
Median salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.05% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,400 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for VPN.

1 12 (54.55%) Windows
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 8 (36.36%) MPLS
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (36.36%) VoIP
3 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 8 (36.36%) VLAN
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (36.36%) Wireless
3 8 (36.36%) IPsec
3 8 (36.36%) vSphere
4 7 (31.82%) Citrix
5 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 6 (27.27%) CCNP
5 6 (27.27%) Replication
5 6 (27.27%) Firewall
5 6 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (27.27%) XenApp
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco PIX

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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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) LAN
1 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (36.36%) IPsec
2 8 (36.36%) MPLS
2 8 (36.36%) VLAN
2 8 (36.36%) VoIP
2 8 (36.36%) Wireless
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) Network Security
3 6 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
3 6 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) ADSL
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (9.09%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Network Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Network Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Replication
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
1 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
1 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL V3
2 6 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (9.09%) Anomaly Detection
4 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (9.09%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
4 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (9.09%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) Presales
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
1 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) vSphere
3 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 6 (27.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) FortiGate
2 2 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) Aruba
4 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) iManage
5 2 (9.09%) Interwoven
5 2 (9.09%) MobileIron
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec