Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 73 110
Rank change year-on-year +13 +37 +16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 197 162 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.47% 3.60% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.21% 20.35% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 167 115 112
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +36.92% -23.53%
10th Percentile £25,250 £22,250 £20,575
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,400 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -14.44% +28.57% -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 929 796 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.09% 17.67% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 772 625 755
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -10 40 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Welwyn Garden City +30 39 £32,000 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -26 22 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Stevenage +7 12 £28,752 -
Hatfield +6 7 £42,500 - 1
Rickmansworth +5 7 £58,750 -2.08% 1
Hitchin -7 6 £19,500 -31.58%
Hertford -3 5 £27,500 +22.22%
Borehamwood -15 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Potters Bar - 3 £25,500 -
Cheshunt -1 1 £25,000 -
VPN
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 110 (55.84%) VMware
2 105 (53.30%) Firewall
3 103 (52.28%) Windows
4 89 (45.18%) DNS
5 83 (42.13%) LAN
6 81 (41.12%) Windows Server
7 80 (40.61%) WAN
8 78 (39.59%) Citrix
9 72 (36.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 72 (36.55%) Data Centre
10 71 (36.04%) DHCP
11 70 (35.53%) Microsoft
12 68 (34.52%) OSPF
12 68 (34.52%) BGP
13 65 (32.99%) Cisco
14 59 (29.95%) HTTP
15 57 (28.93%) MPLS
16 56 (28.43%) E-Commerce
17 52 (26.40%) Linux
18 50 (25.38%) Active Directory
18 50 (25.38%) Cisco ASA
19 49 (24.87%) VLAN
19 49 (24.87%) CheckPoint
20 48 (24.37%) TCP/IP
20 48 (24.37%) Finance
20 48 (24.37%) Palo Alto
21 47 (23.86%) HTML
22 46 (23.35%) ITIL
23 45 (22.84%) NetScaler
24 44 (22.34%) Degree

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 36 (18.27%) CMS
2 30 (15.23%) Skype for Business
3 29 (14.72%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.55%) Confluence
6 5 (2.54%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 34 (17.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 4 (2.03%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 33 (16.75%) Office 365
2 16 (8.12%) PaaS
3 14 (7.11%) Akamai
4 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (4.57%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (4.57%) Mimecast
7 8 (4.06%) SaaS
8 2 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.02%) Amazon Glacier
8 2 (1.02%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.02%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (1.02%) GitHub
8 2 (1.02%) IaaS
8 2 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 105 (53.30%) Firewall
2 89 (45.18%) DNS
3 83 (42.13%) LAN
4 80 (40.61%) WAN
5 71 (36.04%) DHCP
6 68 (34.52%) BGP
6 68 (34.52%) OSPF
7 59 (29.95%) HTTP
8 57 (28.93%) MPLS
9 50 (25.38%) Cisco ASA
10 49 (24.87%) VLAN
11 48 (24.37%) TCP/IP
12 45 (22.84%) NetScaler
13 38 (19.29%) SAN
14 35 (17.77%) Cisco IOS
15 33 (16.75%) VoIP
16 32 (16.24%) EIGRP
17 31 (15.74%) GLBP
17 31 (15.74%) IGRP
18 30 (15.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.29%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.66%) MySQL
3 13 (6.60%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.55%) Cognos Impromptu
6 2 (1.02%) DB2
6 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.55%) JIRA
2 3 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 48 (24.37%) Finance
2 35 (17.77%) Back Office
2 35 (17.77%) Military
3 14 (7.11%) Retail
4 13 (6.60%) Games
5 5 (2.54%) Advertising
5 5 (2.54%) Mandarin Language
5 5 (2.54%) Marketing
6 2 (1.02%) French Language
6 2 (1.02%) German Language
6 2 (1.02%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (18.27%) Security Engineer
1 36 (18.27%) Support Engineer
2 34 (17.26%) Network Engineer
3 25 (12.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (12.69%) Senior Security Engineer
4 22 (11.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 21 (10.66%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (10.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (10.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 19 (9.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 17 (8.63%) Administrator
8 17 (8.63%) IT Administrator
8 17 (8.63%) Network Administrator
9 16 (8.12%) Analyst
10 15 (7.61%) Office 365 Engineer
11 14 (7.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (7.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 14 (7.11%) Infrastructure Support
12 13 (6.60%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 13 (6.60%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.86%) HTML
2 35 (17.77%) XML
3 17 (8.63%) POSIX
4 5 (2.54%) .NET
4 5 (2.54%) AngularJS
4 5 (2.54%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.54%) CSS
4 5 (2.54%) EDI
5 4 (2.03%) JavaBeans
6 3 (1.52%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.02%) Web Services
7 2 (1.02%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (36.55%) Data Centre
2 41 (20.81%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.64%) Client/Server
4 16 (8.12%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.57%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (4.57%) Replication
5 9 (4.57%) User Experience
6 6 (3.05%) CMDB
6 6 (3.05%) Handset
7 5 (2.54%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.52%) iPad
9 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.02%) Fintech
9 2 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.51%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 103 (52.28%) Windows
2 81 (41.12%) Windows Server
3 52 (26.40%) Linux
4 33 (16.75%) Unix
4 33 (16.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (14.21%) Windows 7
6 21 (10.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (10.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (9.64%) Windows 10
9 14 (7.11%) Windows 8
9 14 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (4.57%) Mac OS X
11 8 (4.06%) Android
12 7 (3.55%) Mac OS
13 6 (3.05%) CentOS
13 6 (3.05%) Ubuntu
14 4 (2.03%) HPUX
14 4 (2.03%) Solaris
15 3 (1.52%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.43%) E-Commerce
2 46 (23.35%) ITIL
3 35 (17.77%) Document Management
4 28 (14.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (11.68%) Mentoring
5 23 (11.68%) Network Management
6 19 (9.64%) Kalman Filter
6 19 (9.64%) Problem Management
6 19 (9.64%) Process Improvement
7 18 (9.14%) Coaching
7 18 (9.14%) Data Security
8 17 (8.63%) Business Continuity
8 17 (8.63%) Data Encryption
8 17 (8.63%) Information Security
8 17 (8.63%) Network Optimisation
9 16 (8.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 16 (8.12%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 14 (7.11%) Project Management
11 13 (6.60%) Analytics
11 13 (6.60%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.23%) SQL
2 16 (8.12%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.58%) VBScript
4 7 (3.55%) Python
5 5 (2.54%) C
5 5 (2.54%) C#
5 5 (2.54%) Java
5 5 (2.54%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.54%) PHP
5 5 (2.54%) VB.NET
5 5 (2.54%) VBA
6 4 (2.03%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.02%) Go
7 2 (1.02%) Perl
7 2 (1.02%) Ruby
8 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (22.34%) Degree
2 18 (9.14%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (7.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (5.58%) CCNA
5 11 (5.58%) CCNP
5 11 (5.58%) MCSE
6 7 (3.55%) MCSA
7 6 (3.05%) CCAA
7 6 (3.05%) CISSP
7 6 (3.05%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (2.54%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.03%) MCITP
9 4 (2.03%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.52%) CCDP
10 3 (1.52%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.02%) Master's Degree
11 2 (1.02%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (19.80%) SLA
2 34 (17.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (9.64%) ISO 9001
4 15 (7.61%) PCI DSS
5 9 (4.57%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (4.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.51%) HIPAA
System Software
1 72 (36.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (25.38%) Active Directory
3 30 (15.23%) VMware ESXi
3 30 (15.23%) vSphere
4 25 (12.69%) Hyper-V
5 20 (10.15%) Terminal Services
6 6 (3.05%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (3.05%) Xen
7 4 (2.03%) NFS
8 3 (1.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (7.11%) WSUS
2 13 (6.60%) Backup Exec
3 10 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.57%) vCenter Server
5 5 (2.54%) Puppet
6 4 (2.03%) Ansible
7 3 (1.52%) vRealize
8 2 (1.02%) Terraform
9 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 110 (55.84%) VMware
2 78 (39.59%) Citrix
3 70 (35.53%) Microsoft
4 65 (32.99%) Cisco
5 49 (24.87%) CheckPoint
6 48 (24.37%) Palo Alto
7 42 (21.32%) Fortinet
8 36 (18.27%) Xerox
9 34 (17.26%) F5
10 31 (15.74%) Arista
11 28 (14.21%) NetApp
12 25 (12.69%) Oracle
13 24 (12.18%) Adobe
14 21 (10.66%) Juniper
15 19 (9.64%) HP
15 19 (9.64%) IBM
15 19 (9.64%) Veeam
16 15 (7.61%) Blue Coat
17 13 (6.60%) Dell
18 7 (3.55%) SonicWALL