Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 88 94
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 +20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 30 79 145
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.18% 2.65% 3.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.58% 11.72% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24 67 129
Median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -11.76% -2.86%
10th Percentile £21,500 £26,000 £27,756
90th Percentile £60,000 £76,000 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% -4.76% +9.09%

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 313 674 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 22.76% 22.61% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 265 510 740
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.76% +6.11%
10th Percentile £25,600 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +4.65%

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 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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
Hemel Hempstead +39 15 £30,000 -14.29%
Watford -11 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £39,500 -
Letchworth +3 1 - -
VPN
East of England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 25 (83.33%) DNS
2 21 (70.00%) Windows
3 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
4 18 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (60.00%) Firewall
5 17 (56.67%) VMware
5 17 (56.67%) WAN
5 17 (56.67%) DHCP
5 17 (56.67%) LAN
5 17 (56.67%) Office 365
6 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
7 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
8 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
8 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
9 13 (43.33%) Wireless
10 12 (40.00%) SharePoint
10 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 12 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (30.00%) PBX
11 9 (30.00%) Azure
11 9 (30.00%) Windows 10
12 8 (26.67%) Linux
13 7 (23.33%) DevOps
14 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
14 6 (20.00%) AWS
14 6 (20.00%) LDAP
14 6 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
15 5 (16.67%) Cisco

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 12 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (56.67%) Office 365
2 9 (30.00%) Azure
3 6 (20.00%) AWS
4 4 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (13.33%) GCP
5 3 (10.00%) Cloudflare
5 3 (10.00%) G Suite
6 2 (6.67%) OneDrive
7 1 (3.33%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) DNS
2 18 (60.00%) Firewall
3 17 (56.67%) DHCP
3 17 (56.67%) LAN
3 17 (56.67%) WAN
4 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
5 13 (43.33%) Wireless
6 9 (30.00%) PBX
7 5 (16.67%) SAN
8 3 (10.00%) BGP
8 3 (10.00%) Internet
8 3 (10.00%) SSL
8 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (6.67%) Network Security
9 2 (6.67%) VLAN
10 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (3.33%) DMVPN
10 1 (3.33%) GLBP
10 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Support Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) Server Support
4 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 9 (30.00%) Network Support
4 9 (30.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 9 (30.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 9 (30.00%) VMware Engineer
4 9 (30.00%) VMware Support Engineer
5 8 (26.67%) IT Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) IT Support
7 4 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Windows Support Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (30.00%) Windows 10
4 8 (26.67%) Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
8 2 (6.67%) Android
8 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
8 2 (6.67%) Mac OS
8 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) DevOps
2 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.67%) Proactive Maintenance
3 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (3.33%) Technology Roadmap
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (3.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCITP
3 2 (6.67%) MCP
3 2 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) HNC
4 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (43.33%) Hyper-V
4 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 12 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (10.00%) Opsgenie
3 2 (6.67%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.33%) PaperCut
4 1 (3.33%) Puppet
4 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) VMware
2 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (10.00%) Google
4 3 (10.00%) Okta
4 3 (10.00%) PagerDuty
4 3 (10.00%) Symantec
5 2 (6.67%) Adobe
5 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.67%) Veeam
6 1 (3.33%) Aruba
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.33%) Tufin
6 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard