Period
to 18 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 67 76
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9 +45
Permanent jobs citing VPN 122 196 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.16% 4.49% 3.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.12% 21.63% 20.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92 167 120
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.73% +42.40%
10th Percentile £27,525 £25,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £70,875 £71,250 £66,850
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +28.57%

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 757 906 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.62% 20.74% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 525 766 632
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 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 November 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 +13 55 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Welwyn Garden City -44 11 - -
Hatfield +8 9 £60,000 +41.18% 1
Stevenage +7 9 £37,500 +30.43%
St Albans - 7 £35,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -3 3 £50,000 -13.04%
Letchworth - 1 - - 1
Tring - 1 £25,000 -
VPN
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 73 (59.84%) Windows
1 73 (59.84%) Firewall
2 64 (52.46%) DNS
2 64 (52.46%) Microsoft
3 59 (48.36%) Active Directory
4 57 (46.72%) VMware
5 44 (36.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 43 (35.25%) PowerShell
7 42 (34.43%) TCP/IP
8 39 (31.97%) LAN
9 38 (31.15%) WAN
9 38 (31.15%) DHCP
10 37 (30.33%) Linux
10 37 (30.33%) Amazon AWS
11 36 (29.51%) Windows Server
12 35 (28.69%) Cisco
13 32 (26.23%) Internet
14 29 (23.77%) Data Centre
15 27 (22.13%) Backup Exec
16 26 (21.31%) Web Services
16 26 (21.31%) Office 365
17 25 (20.49%) Bash Shell
17 25 (20.49%) Cloud Computing
18 23 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (18.03%) Hyper-V
19 22 (18.03%) Disaster Recovery
19 22 (18.03%) Presales
20 21 (17.21%) VMware ESXi
20 21 (17.21%) Replication
20 21 (17.21%) VLAN

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 (15.57%) OpenStack
2 13 (10.66%) GlassFish
2 13 (10.66%) JBoss
2 13 (10.66%) MQSeries
2 13 (10.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (10.66%) WebLogic
2 13 (10.66%) WebSphere
3 12 (9.84%) MS Exchange
4 8 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.74%) Skype for Business
6 6 (4.92%) Apache
6 6 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (4.10%) IIS
8 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.82%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (15.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.82%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 44 (36.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (30.33%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (21.31%) Office 365
4 25 (20.49%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (16.39%) IaaS
6 19 (15.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 18 (14.75%) PaaS
8 17 (13.93%) SaaS
9 6 (4.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (4.92%) Amazon Glacier
9 6 (4.92%) Amazon S3
9 6 (4.92%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (4.92%) AWS CloudTrail
9 6 (4.92%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (4.92%) Mimecast
9 6 (4.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 73 (59.84%) Firewall
2 64 (52.46%) DNS
3 42 (34.43%) TCP/IP
4 39 (31.97%) LAN
5 38 (31.15%) DHCP
5 38 (31.15%) WAN
6 32 (26.23%) Internet
7 21 (17.21%) VLAN
8 20 (16.39%) Reverse Proxy
8 20 (16.39%) SAN
9 19 (15.57%) Network Security
10 12 (9.84%) Wireless
11 11 (9.02%) MPLS
12 10 (8.20%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (7.38%) iSCSI
13 9 (7.38%) NetScaler
13 9 (7.38%) OSPF
14 8 (6.56%) BGP
14 8 (6.56%) HTTP
15 7 (5.74%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.56%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.82%) MySQL
4 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (8.20%) French Language
1 10 (8.20%) German Language
1 10 (8.20%) Swedish Language
2 6 (4.92%) Advertising
3 5 (4.10%) Retail
4 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Back Office
5 1 (0.82%) Finance
5 1 (0.82%) Legal
5 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (25.41%) Support Engineer
2 28 (22.95%) Network Engineer
3 20 (16.39%) Architect
4 19 (15.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (13.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (12.30%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (11.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (11.48%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (11.48%) Security Engineer
8 13 (10.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 13 (10.66%) Windows Engineer
9 12 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (9.84%) Cloud Architect
10 11 (9.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (9.02%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (7.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (7.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (7.38%) Server Engineer
11 9 (7.38%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (7.38%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.31%) Web Services
2 19 (15.57%) ActiveMQ
3 13 (10.66%) EJB
3 13 (10.66%) EJB 3.0
3 13 (10.66%) HornetQ
3 13 (10.66%) Java EE
3 13 (10.66%) Java SE
3 13 (10.66%) JMS
3 13 (10.66%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (4.92%) YAML
5 5 (4.10%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (3.28%) 802.1X
7 3 (2.46%) HTML
7 3 (2.46%) Node.js
7 3 (2.46%) XML
8 2 (1.64%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.64%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.77%) Data Centre
2 21 (17.21%) Replication
3 20 (16.39%) Hybrid Cloud
4 18 (14.75%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (13.11%) Management Information System
6 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (8.20%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (4.10%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (4.10%) NHS
7 5 (4.10%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (3.28%) Driving Licence
8 4 (3.28%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.64%) BYOD
10 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 73 (59.84%) Windows
2 37 (30.33%) Linux
3 36 (29.51%) Windows Server
4 19 (15.57%) Windows 7
5 15 (12.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (11.48%) Windows 10
7 13 (10.66%) Unix
8 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (7.38%) Mac OS X
9 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (6.56%) Windows 8
11 5 (4.10%) Kali Linux
12 2 (1.64%) Android
13 1 (0.82%) CentOS
13 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.03%) Disaster Recovery
1 22 (18.03%) Presales
2 20 (16.39%) Mentoring
2 20 (16.39%) SOA
3 19 (15.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (15.57%) Migration
4 15 (12.30%) ITIL
4 15 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (11.48%) Project Management
6 13 (10.66%) Deployment Automation
7 9 (7.38%) Change Management
8 8 (6.56%) DevOps
8 8 (6.56%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (5.74%) Information Security
9 7 (5.74%) Web Filtering
10 6 (4.92%) Security Operations
10 6 (4.92%) Server Building
10 6 (4.92%) SIEM
10 6 (4.92%) Task Automation
10 6 (4.92%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (35.25%) PowerShell
2 25 (20.49%) Bash Shell
3 20 (16.39%) Java
4 13 (10.66%) Shell Script
5 11 (9.02%) AWK
5 11 (9.02%) Python
6 7 (5.74%) SQL
7 6 (4.92%) Perl
7 6 (4.92%) VBScript
8 2 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (0.82%) C#
9 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (13.11%) Degree
1 16 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (12.30%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (10.66%) AWS Certification
4 9 (7.38%) CCNA
4 9 (7.38%) CCNP
5 7 (5.74%) Master's Degree
6 6 (4.92%) CCENT
6 6 (4.92%) CEH
6 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
7 5 (4.10%) A+ Certification
7 5 (4.10%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (4.10%) GCIA
7 5 (4.10%) GCIH
7 5 (4.10%) GSEC
7 5 (4.10%) MCSE
7 5 (4.10%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (4.10%) OSCP
7 5 (4.10%) SSCP
8 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.82%) COBIT
3 1 (0.82%) GPG13
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 59 (48.36%) Active Directory
2 23 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.03%) Hyper-V
4 21 (17.21%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.28%) DFS Replication
6 3 (2.46%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.64%) Docker
7 2 (1.64%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.64%) vSphere
7 2 (1.64%) XenApp
7 2 (1.64%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.82%) Samba
8 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (22.13%) Backup Exec
2 15 (12.30%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (12.30%) Puppet
3 5 (4.10%) QRadar
4 3 (2.46%) Observium
4 3 (2.46%) RANCID
4 3 (2.46%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.64%) SCCM
5 2 (1.64%) Terraform
5 2 (1.64%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.82%) Ansible
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.82%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 64 (52.46%) Microsoft
2 57 (46.72%) VMware
3 35 (28.69%) Cisco
4 20 (16.39%) CheckPoint
5 19 (15.57%) Citrix
6 18 (14.75%) Veeam
7 16 (13.11%) Dell
8 14 (11.48%) Remedy
9 13 (10.66%) Oracle
10 12 (9.84%) F5
10 12 (9.84%) NetApp
11 11 (9.02%) IBM
12 10 (8.20%) ServiceNow
13 8 (6.56%) HP
14 7 (5.74%) Arista
14 7 (5.74%) Asigra
14 7 (5.74%) Juniper
15 6 (4.92%) Palo Alto
15 6 (4.92%) Splunk
16 5 (4.10%) Fortinet