Period
to 20 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 62 105 77
Rank change year-on-year +43 -28 -10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 40 121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.03% 2.03% 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.90% 8.95% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 105
Median annual salary £65,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +116.67% -20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £47,500 £21,400 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £64,000
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.63% -0.63% -5.88%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 154 447 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.55% 22.67% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 112 335 546
Median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.63% -11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £24,325 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,375 £61,250 £72,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Hertfordshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VPN in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for VPN in Hertfordshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for VPN in Hertfordshire

VPN
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +25 4 £65,000 +116.67%
Hatfield +13 1 - -
Borehamwood +7 1 £62,500 +140.38%
VPN
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 3 (50.00%) Groovy
3 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) AWS
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (50.00%) Terraform
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Consul

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) AWS
1 3 (50.00%) AWS CodeCommit
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) IPv6
1 1 (16.67%) Junos
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) RSVP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPLS
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Critical Thinking
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) Groovy
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Consul
1 3 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper