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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 49 120
Rank change year-on-year -20 +71  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 77 106 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.65% 4.67% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.74% 23.45% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 60 74 37
Median salary £50,000 £36,250 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% +27.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £25,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,400 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 390 452 721
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 18.48% 19.92% 25.04%
Number of salaries quoted 325 354 498
Median salary £50,000 £44,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.35% +3.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for VPN in Hertfordshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -12 19 £37,500 -11.24% 1
Welwyn Garden City +10 12 £32,000 - 2
Borehamwood -12 7 £32,500 -
Hertford - 5 £27,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -27 4 £65,000 +52.94%
Cheshunt - 3 £25,000 -
Hatfield -2 1 £57,500 - 2
Hitchin - 1 £19,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £36,500 -
VPN
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 75 (65.22%) Firewall
2 65 (56.52%) Windows
3 53 (46.09%) LAN
3 53 (46.09%) WAN
3 53 (46.09%) VMware
4 52 (45.22%) Cisco
5 51 (44.35%) Data Centre
6 49 (42.61%) DNS
7 46 (40.00%) ITIL
8 44 (38.26%) Microsoft
9 43 (37.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 42 (36.52%) Windows Server
11 37 (32.17%) TCP/IP
12 36 (31.30%) DHCP
12 36 (31.30%) E-Commerce
13 34 (29.57%) Linux
13 34 (29.57%) Active Directory
14 33 (28.70%) CheckPoint
15 32 (27.83%) MPLS
16 31 (26.96%) VLAN
17 30 (26.09%) Citrix
18 29 (25.22%) Palo Alto
19 27 (23.48%) OSPF
19 27 (23.48%) BGP
20 26 (22.61%) HTTP
20 26 (22.61%) Cisco ASA
21 25 (21.74%) Degree
21 25 (21.74%) MS Exchange
22 24 (20.87%) Network Security
23 23 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

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 25 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 23 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 12 (10.43%) CMS
4 7 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.48%) GlassFish
6 4 (3.48%) JBoss
6 4 (3.48%) MQSeries
6 4 (3.48%) OpenStack
6 4 (3.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (3.48%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.48%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.74%) Confluence
8 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 20 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.87%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.87%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.00%) Office 365
2 17 (14.78%) PaaS
3 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (7.83%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (5.22%) IaaS
7 5 (4.35%) Akamai
7 5 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (3.48%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.74%) GitHub
9 2 (1.74%) SaaS
10 1 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.87%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.87%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 75 (65.22%) Firewall
2 53 (46.09%) LAN
2 53 (46.09%) WAN
3 49 (42.61%) DNS
4 37 (32.17%) TCP/IP
5 36 (31.30%) DHCP
6 32 (27.83%) MPLS
7 31 (26.96%) VLAN
8 27 (23.48%) BGP
8 27 (23.48%) OSPF
9 26 (22.61%) Cisco ASA
9 26 (22.61%) HTTP
10 24 (20.87%) Network Security
11 23 (20.00%) VoIP
12 21 (18.26%) NetScaler
13 20 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (17.39%) IPsec
13 20 (17.39%) SAN
14 17 (14.78%) PBX
14 17 (14.78%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.17%) MySQL
3 7 (6.09%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.48%) Cognos Impromptu
5 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.74%) DB2
6 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.74%) JIRA
1 2 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (13.04%) Retail
2 12 (10.43%) Back Office
2 12 (10.43%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Military
3 11 (9.57%) Games
4 7 (6.09%) Mandarin Language
4 7 (6.09%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.61%) Advertising
6 2 (1.74%) French Language
6 2 (1.74%) German Language
6 2 (1.74%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.87%) Automotive
7 1 (0.87%) Legal
7 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (24.35%) Support Engineer
2 22 (19.13%) Network Engineer
3 18 (15.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (14.78%) Office 365 Engineer
4 17 (14.78%) Security Engineer
5 16 (13.91%) Active Directory Support
6 15 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 15 (13.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 15 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support
7 14 (12.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 14 (12.17%) Active Directory Engineer
7 14 (12.17%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 13 (11.30%) Architect
9 12 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (9.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (9.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 10 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
11 10 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 10 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
11 10 (8.70%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.39%) HTML
2 15 (13.04%) XML
3 6 (5.22%) POSIX
4 5 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (4.35%) Java SE
4 5 (4.35%) Web Services
5 4 (3.48%) EJB
5 4 (3.48%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (3.48%) HornetQ
5 4 (3.48%) Java EE
5 4 (3.48%) JMS
5 4 (3.48%) Middleware
5 4 (3.48%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.87%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (44.35%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.22%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (5.22%) PACS
4 6 (5.22%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.22%) Replication
5 4 (3.48%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.48%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.48%) User Experience
6 3 (2.61%) Handset
7 2 (1.74%) CMDB
7 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.74%) PMI
8 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 65 (56.52%) Windows
2 42 (36.52%) Windows Server
3 34 (29.57%) Linux
4 23 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (14.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (13.91%) Unix
8 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (8.70%) Android
10 9 (7.83%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.48%) Mac OS X
11 4 (3.48%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.74%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.74%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.00%) ITIL
2 36 (31.30%) E-Commerce
3 18 (15.65%) Mentoring
4 16 (13.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (13.04%) Coaching
6 14 (12.17%) Change Management
7 12 (10.43%) Document Management
7 12 (10.43%) Problem Management
8 10 (8.70%) ITIL V3
8 10 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (6.09%) Data Encryption
9 7 (6.09%) Regulatory Compliance
10 6 (5.22%) Analytics
10 6 (5.22%) IT Strategy
10 6 (5.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 6 (5.22%) Network Optimisation
10 6 (5.22%) Presales
10 6 (5.22%) Process Improvement
10 6 (5.22%) SIEM
10 6 (5.22%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.00%) SQL
2 10 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 9 (7.83%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.83%) Python
4 7 (6.09%) Perl
5 6 (5.22%) C
6 5 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.35%) VBScript
7 4 (3.48%) AWK
7 4 (3.48%) Java
8 2 (1.74%) Go
8 2 (1.74%) Ruby
9 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (21.74%) Degree
2 18 (15.65%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (13.91%) CCNA
4 11 (9.57%) CCNP
5 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.22%) Master's Degree
6 6 (5.22%) MCSA
6 6 (5.22%) MCSE
6 6 (5.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (3.48%) AWS Certification
7 4 (3.48%) CCAA
7 4 (3.48%) CISSP
7 4 (3.48%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.74%) MCP
8 2 (1.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.00%) SLA
2 10 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.22%) ISO 9001
4 5 (4.35%) PCI DSS
5 4 (3.48%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (3.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 43 (37.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (29.57%) Active Directory
3 21 (18.26%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (15.65%) Hyper-V
5 17 (14.78%) Terminal Services
6 12 (10.43%) vSphere
7 2 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (10.43%) WSUS
2 8 (6.96%) Backup Exec
3 6 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.48%) Puppet
4 4 (3.48%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.74%) Ansible
5 2 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.74%) Terraform
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (46.09%) VMware
2 52 (45.22%) Cisco
3 44 (38.26%) Microsoft
4 33 (28.70%) CheckPoint
5 30 (26.09%) Citrix
6 29 (25.22%) Palo Alto
7 21 (18.26%) Fortinet
8 16 (13.91%) F5
9 15 (13.04%) Arista
9 15 (13.04%) NetApp
10 12 (10.43%) Oracle
10 12 (10.43%) Xerox
11 10 (8.70%) HP
12 9 (7.83%) Juniper
13 8 (6.96%) Huawei
14 7 (6.09%) Adobe
15 6 (5.22%) Dell
15 6 (5.22%) EMC
15 6 (5.22%) IBM
15 6 (5.22%) Sybase
Watford, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: 44 minutes ago
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JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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