Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 117 52
Rank change year-on-year +28 -65 +103
Permanent jobs citing VPN 152 92 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.23% 2.15% 4.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.47% 12.71% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 135 71 213
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +40.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,756 £21,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,250 £61,900
East of England median annual salary £42,000 £38,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year +8.39% +19.23% -9.72%

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 923 724 1,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.60% 16.93% 21.39%
Number of salaries quoted 756 551 828
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £24,850
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -8 35 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Hemel Hempstead +15 29 £42,000 +68.00% 2
Welwyn Garden City -20 12 - - 1
Stevenage - 12 £28,504 -
Hatfield - 5 £42,500 - 2
St Albans - 5 £35,000 - 1
Hitchin +10 1 £31,000 +58.97%
Borehamwood +3 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Royston - 1 £19,000 -
Tring - 1 - -
VPN
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 85 (55.92%) Citrix
2 79 (51.97%) Firewall
3 76 (50.00%) Cisco
4 73 (48.03%) Data Centre
5 70 (46.05%) VMware
6 68 (44.74%) HTML
7 66 (43.42%) Cisco ASA
8 56 (36.84%) Windows
8 56 (36.84%) E-Commerce
8 56 (36.84%) CheckPoint
9 53 (34.87%) OSPF
9 53 (34.87%) WAN
9 53 (34.87%) XML
9 53 (34.87%) Palo Alto
10 49 (32.24%) HTTP
10 49 (32.24%) BGP
11 48 (31.58%) LAN
11 48 (31.58%) NetScaler
12 47 (30.92%) F5
13 43 (28.29%) Linux
13 43 (28.29%) Arista
14 42 (27.63%) Windows Server
15 41 (26.97%) IPsec
15 41 (26.97%) Fortinet
16 38 (25.00%) IGRP
16 38 (25.00%) MPLS
16 38 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
17 37 (24.34%) Cisco IOS
18 35 (23.03%) EIGRP
19 33 (21.71%) Unix

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 22 (14.47%) Confluence
2 16 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.63%) Apache
7 3 (1.97%) IIS
8 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.66%) JBoss
9 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.66%) SAS
9 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 5 (3.29%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.50%) Akamai
2 14 (9.21%) Office 365
3 13 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.32%) IaaS
7 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 79 (51.97%) Firewall
2 66 (43.42%) Cisco ASA
3 53 (34.87%) OSPF
3 53 (34.87%) WAN
4 49 (32.24%) BGP
4 49 (32.24%) HTTP
5 48 (31.58%) LAN
5 48 (31.58%) NetScaler
6 41 (26.97%) IPsec
7 38 (25.00%) IGRP
7 38 (25.00%) MPLS
8 37 (24.34%) Cisco IOS
9 35 (23.03%) EIGRP
10 33 (21.71%) GLBP
11 29 (19.08%) DNS
11 29 (19.08%) SSL
12 27 (17.76%) Network Security
13 25 (16.45%) DWDM
14 21 (13.82%) Internet
15 19 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.29%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (0.66%) MySQL
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (14.47%) JIRA
2 9 (5.92%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (15.79%) Finance
2 22 (14.47%) Marketing
3 7 (4.61%) Retail
4 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) French Language
5 1 (0.66%) German Language
5 1 (0.66%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (26.97%) Network Engineer
2 28 (18.42%) Security Engineer
3 26 (17.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 23 (15.13%) Support Engineer
5 21 (13.82%) Developer
6 19 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 19 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
6 19 (12.50%) Systems Developer
7 18 (11.84%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (7.89%) CRM Developer
8 12 (7.89%) EDI Developer
8 12 (7.89%) ERP Developer
9 11 (7.24%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (7.24%) Team Leader
10 9 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (5.92%) Analyst
10 9 (5.92%) Firewall Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) Senior Firewall Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (44.74%) HTML
2 53 (34.87%) XML
3 22 (14.47%) .NET
3 22 (14.47%) AngularJS
3 22 (14.47%) ASP.NET
3 22 (14.47%) CSS
3 22 (14.47%) EDI
4 16 (10.53%) JavaBeans
5 10 (6.58%) 802.1X
6 3 (1.97%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.32%) Web Services
8 1 (0.66%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.66%) EJB
8 1 (0.66%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (0.66%) HornetQ
8 1 (0.66%) Java EE
8 1 (0.66%) Java SE
8 1 (0.66%) JMS
8 1 (0.66%) LAMP
8 1 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 73 (48.03%) Data Centre
2 38 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.95%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.29%) iPad
6 4 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.97%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.97%) iPhone
7 3 (1.97%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.32%) Replication
8 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.66%) EPoS
9 1 (0.66%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (36.84%) Windows
2 43 (28.29%) Linux
3 42 (27.63%) Windows Server
4 33 (21.71%) Unix
5 12 (7.89%) Windows 10
5 12 (7.89%) Windows 7
5 12 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.29%) HPUX
7 5 (3.29%) Solaris
8 4 (2.63%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.97%) Android
9 3 (1.97%) Kali Linux
9 3 (1.97%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.66%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (36.84%) E-Commerce
2 30 (19.74%) ERP
3 25 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (16.45%) Open Source
4 24 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (15.79%) CRM
5 22 (14.47%) Customer Requirements
5 22 (14.47%) Scrum
5 22 (14.47%) TDD
6 18 (11.84%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 18 (11.84%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 16 (10.53%) ITIL
8 14 (9.21%) Mentoring
9 13 (8.55%) DevOps
9 13 (8.55%) Load Balancing
10 12 (7.89%) SIEM
11 10 (6.58%) Network Management
11 10 (6.58%) The Twelve-Factor App
11 10 (6.58%) WAN Optimisation
12 9 (5.92%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.76%) Java
2 23 (15.13%) PHP
3 22 (14.47%) C#
3 22 (14.47%) JavaScript
3 22 (14.47%) VB.NET
3 22 (14.47%) VBA
4 19 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 13 (8.55%) Python
6 7 (4.61%) R
7 5 (3.29%) SQL
8 4 (2.63%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.66%) AWK
9 1 (0.66%) C
9 1 (0.66%) Perl
9 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (9.87%) CCNA
3 9 (5.92%) CCNP
3 9 (5.92%) Degree
4 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.97%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.97%) CCENT
5 3 (1.97%) CEH
5 3 (1.97%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (1.97%) GCIA
5 3 (1.97%) GCIH
5 3 (1.97%) GSEC
5 3 (1.97%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (1.97%) OSCP
5 3 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.97%) SSCP
6 1 (0.66%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.61%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (19.08%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.58%) VMware NSX
3 7 (4.61%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.29%) DFS Replication
4 5 (3.29%) NFS
5 3 (1.97%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.66%) Docker
6 1 (0.66%) Postfix
6 1 (0.66%) XenApp
6 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (6.58%) Puppet
1 10 (6.58%) vCenter Server
1 10 (6.58%) vRealize
2 3 (1.97%) QRadar
3 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 85 (55.92%) Citrix
2 76 (50.00%) Cisco
3 70 (46.05%) VMware
4 56 (36.84%) CheckPoint
5 53 (34.87%) Palo Alto
6 47 (30.92%) F5
7 43 (28.29%) Arista
8 41 (26.97%) Fortinet
9 29 (19.08%) Microsoft
10 27 (17.76%) Juniper
11 23 (15.13%) Blue Coat
12 22 (14.47%) Veeam
13 13 (8.55%) Remedy
14 10 (6.58%) Riverbed
14 10 (6.58%) Tufin
14 10 (6.58%) Zscaler
15 9 (5.92%) Aruba
15 9 (5.92%) Meraki
15 9 (5.92%) Oracle
16 8 (5.26%) Adobe