Period
to 18 February 2018

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

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 124 72
Rank change year-on-year +52 -52 +49
Permanent jobs citing VPN 185 99 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.84% 2.20% 3.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.77% 13.75% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 157 69 176
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +30.77% -18.75%
10th Percentile £26,850 £21,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £47,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -12.50%

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 1,041 720 1,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.63% 15.97% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 856 536 866
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.59% -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 -4 34 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Hemel Hempstead -9 32 £42,000 -1.18% 5
Welwyn Garden City - 28 £32,000 - 1
Stevenage +10 11 £29,000 - 1
Hatfield -2 10 £42,500 -
Rickmansworth -4 5 £52,500 -12.50%
Potters Bar - 3 £25,500 - 1
Hitchin -5 2 £19,500 -31.58%
Royston - 1 £19,000 -
Tring - 1 - -
VPN
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 109 (58.92%) VMware
2 106 (57.30%) Citrix
3 89 (48.11%) Firewall
4 80 (43.24%) Data Centre
5 79 (42.70%) HTML
6 76 (41.08%) Cisco
6 76 (41.08%) OSPF
7 75 (40.54%) BGP
8 73 (39.46%) Windows
9 71 (38.38%) WAN
10 70 (37.84%) Cisco ASA
11 67 (36.22%) LAN
11 67 (36.22%) HTTP
12 66 (35.68%) CheckPoint
13 65 (35.14%) Palo Alto
14 62 (33.51%) Windows Server
14 62 (33.51%) NetScaler
15 60 (32.43%) XML
16 59 (31.89%) Linux
17 58 (31.35%) DNS
18 56 (30.27%) Analytical Skills
19 54 (29.19%) E-Commerce
19 54 (29.19%) MPLS
19 54 (29.19%) Fortinet
20 51 (27.57%) F5
21 48 (25.95%) IGRP
21 48 (25.95%) Arista
22 47 (25.41%) EIGRP
22 47 (25.41%) IPsec
22 47 (25.41%) Cisco IOS

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 19 (10.27%) Confluence
2 15 (8.11%) CMS
2 15 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 11 (5.95%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (12.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.86%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 9 (4.86%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.51%) Akamai
2 19 (10.27%) Office 365
3 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.32%) Mimecast
4 6 (3.24%) SaaS
5 5 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (48.11%) Firewall
2 76 (41.08%) OSPF
3 75 (40.54%) BGP
4 71 (38.38%) WAN
5 70 (37.84%) Cisco ASA
6 67 (36.22%) HTTP
6 67 (36.22%) LAN
7 62 (33.51%) NetScaler
8 58 (31.35%) DNS
9 54 (29.19%) MPLS
10 48 (25.95%) IGRP
11 47 (25.41%) Cisco IOS
11 47 (25.41%) EIGRP
11 47 (25.41%) IPsec
12 43 (23.24%) DHCP
12 43 (23.24%) GLBP
13 32 (17.30%) DWDM
14 31 (16.76%) SSL
15 27 (14.59%) TCP/IP
16 25 (13.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.32%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (4.32%) Cognos Impromptu
2 8 (4.32%) MySQL
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (10.27%) JIRA
2 12 (6.49%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (22.16%) Finance
2 19 (10.27%) Marketing
3 14 (7.57%) Back Office
3 14 (7.57%) Military
4 2 (1.08%) Advertising
4 2 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 49 (26.49%) Network Engineer
2 37 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 31 (16.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 29 (15.68%) Senior Security Engineer
5 22 (11.89%) Support Engineer
6 19 (10.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (9.73%) Developer
7 18 (9.73%) Network Security Engineer
7 18 (9.73%) Systems Engineer
8 17 (9.19%) Systems Developer
9 14 (7.57%) Java Developer
10 12 (6.49%) Analyst
10 12 (6.49%) Firewall Engineer
10 12 (6.49%) Network Systems Engineer
10 12 (6.49%) Senior Firewall Engineer
10 12 (6.49%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 11 (5.95%) Desktop Support
11 11 (5.95%) Support Analyst
12 9 (4.86%) Incident Manager
12 9 (4.86%) Major Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (42.70%) HTML
2 60 (32.43%) XML
3 19 (10.27%) .NET
3 19 (10.27%) AngularJS
3 19 (10.27%) ASP.NET
3 19 (10.27%) CSS
3 19 (10.27%) EDI
4 13 (7.03%) 802.1X
5 12 (6.49%) JavaBeans
6 7 (3.78%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 80 (43.24%) Data Centre
2 56 (30.27%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.41%) Public Cloud
4 8 (4.32%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.24%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.70%) Handset
7 4 (2.16%) iPad
8 3 (1.62%) Replication
9 2 (1.08%) CMDB
9 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.08%) Fintech
9 2 (1.08%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.08%) User Experience
9 2 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.54%) EPoS
10 1 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 73 (39.46%) Windows
2 62 (33.51%) Windows Server
3 59 (31.89%) Linux
4 46 (24.86%) Unix
5 15 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 13 (7.03%) Windows 10
7 10 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (4.86%) HPUX
8 9 (4.86%) Solaris
8 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (4.32%) Mac OS X
9 8 (4.32%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.24%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.70%) CentOS
11 5 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.70%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.62%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.54%) Android
13 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.19%) E-Commerce
2 31 (16.76%) ERP
3 26 (14.05%) ITIL
4 24 (12.97%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 24 (12.97%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 22 (11.89%) CRM
5 22 (11.89%) Network Management
6 21 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (10.81%) Customer Requirements
8 19 (10.27%) Open Source
8 19 (10.27%) Scrum
8 19 (10.27%) TDD
9 18 (9.73%) Mentoring
10 17 (9.19%) Load Balancing
11 16 (8.65%) Problem Management
12 14 (7.57%) DevOps
12 14 (7.57%) Document Management
12 14 (7.57%) The Twelve-Factor App
13 13 (7.03%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.27%) C#
1 19 (10.27%) Java
1 19 (10.27%) JavaScript
1 19 (10.27%) PHP
1 19 (10.27%) VB.NET
1 19 (10.27%) VBA
2 17 (9.19%) PowerShell
3 13 (7.03%) Python
4 10 (5.41%) SQL
5 3 (1.62%) C
6 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (12.43%) Degree
2 21 (11.35%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (9.73%) CCNP
4 7 (3.78%) CCNA
5 5 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.16%) MCITP
6 4 (2.16%) MCSE
6 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.16%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.16%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) CCDP
7 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.35%) SLA
2 16 (8.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.32%) ISO 9001
3 8 (4.32%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.54%) HIPAA
System Software
1 37 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 14 (7.57%) Hyper-V
3 14 (7.57%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (7.57%) vSphere
4 13 (7.03%) VMware NSX
5 9 (4.86%) NFS
6 6 (3.24%) Xen
7 5 (2.70%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.54%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.54%) XenApp
8 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (9.73%) vCenter Server
2 17 (9.19%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (7.57%) Puppet
4 13 (7.03%) vRealize
5 9 (4.86%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.08%) Ansible
7 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 109 (58.92%) VMware
2 106 (57.30%) Citrix
3 76 (41.08%) Cisco
4 66 (35.68%) CheckPoint
5 65 (35.14%) Palo Alto
6 54 (29.19%) Fortinet
7 51 (27.57%) F5
8 48 (25.95%) Arista
9 43 (23.24%) Microsoft
10 32 (17.30%) Juniper
11 30 (16.22%) Veeam
12 28 (15.14%) Blue Coat
13 20 (10.81%) Oracle
14 16 (8.65%) NetApp
15 15 (8.11%) Xerox
16 13 (7.03%) Adobe
16 13 (7.03%) HP
16 13 (7.03%) Riverbed
16 13 (7.03%) Tufin
17 12 (6.49%) Aruba