Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 81 76
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 -15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 82 138 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.22% 3.34% 3.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.75% 17.47% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 62 114 124
Hertfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,225 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.33% -2.60% -13.48%

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 643 790 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.29% 19.13% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 461 583 641
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £66,250
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 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for VPN in Hertfordshire

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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 21 September 2019. 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 +5 38 £33,750 -3.57%
Welwyn Garden City +26 10 - - 2
Borehamwood +27 8 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Hitchin +2 6 £35,500 +14.52%
Letchworth -7 5 £43,250 -
Hemel Hempstead +3 4 £33,500 -20.24%
Broxbourne - 3 £26,000 -
Kings Langley - 2 - -
Hatfield +27 1 £33,000 -42.61% 1
Hoddesdon - 1 £26,000 -
VPN
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 46 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 44 (53.66%) Cisco
2 44 (53.66%) Windows
3 36 (43.90%) DNS
4 34 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (40.24%) Active Directory
6 32 (39.02%) Firewall
7 27 (32.93%) WAN
8 25 (30.49%) Azure
9 24 (29.27%) TCP/IP
10 23 (28.05%) CCNP
10 23 (28.05%) LAN
11 21 (25.61%) Windows 10
12 20 (24.39%) Windows 7
13 19 (23.17%) Degree
14 18 (21.95%) CCNA
14 18 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Office
15 17 (20.73%) BGP
15 17 (20.73%) VMware
15 17 (20.73%) Office 365
16 16 (19.51%) Service Management
16 16 (19.51%) EIGRP
16 16 (19.51%) OSPF
16 16 (19.51%) Meraki
17 15 (18.29%) Wireless
17 15 (18.29%) ITIL
17 15 (18.29%) MS Visio
17 15 (18.29%) F5
18 14 (17.07%) Data Centre

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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 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
1 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.10%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.22%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (20.73%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (18.29%) MS Visio
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.49%) Azure
2 17 (20.73%) Office 365
3 8 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (8.54%) AWS
5 5 (6.10%) Mimecast
6 2 (2.44%) IaaS
7 1 (1.22%) Akamai
7 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.22%) PaaS
7 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (43.90%) DNS
2 32 (39.02%) Firewall
3 27 (32.93%) WAN
4 24 (29.27%) TCP/IP
5 23 (28.05%) LAN
6 17 (20.73%) BGP
7 16 (19.51%) EIGRP
7 16 (19.51%) OSPF
8 15 (18.29%) Wireless
9 13 (15.85%) DHCP
9 13 (15.85%) MPLS
10 12 (14.63%) Internet
10 12 (14.63%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (13.41%) SNMP
11 11 (13.41%) SSL
12 10 (12.20%) HTTP
12 10 (12.20%) WLAN
13 9 (10.98%) 2G
13 9 (10.98%) 3G
13 9 (10.98%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (13.41%) Retail
2 9 (10.98%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Network Engineer
2 24 (29.27%) Support Engineer
3 12 (14.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (13.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 11 (13.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Reliability Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Desktop Support
7 6 (7.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Architect
7 6 (7.32%) Field Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Field Service Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Field Support Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Network Support
9 4 (4.88%) Network Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) Web Services
1 5 (6.10%) XML
2 1 (1.22%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.22%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.22%) COM
2 1 (1.22%) EJB
2 1 (1.22%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (1.22%) HornetQ
2 1 (1.22%) HTML
2 1 (1.22%) Java EE
2 1 (1.22%) Java SE
2 1 (1.22%) JMS
2 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.32%) Replication
3 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.10%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.66%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.44%) NHS
5 2 (2.44%) PACS
5 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.22%) e-Health
6 1 (1.22%) iPhone
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (1.22%) SCADA
6 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (53.66%) Windows
2 21 (25.61%) Windows 10
3 20 (24.39%) Windows 7
4 14 (17.07%) Windows Server
5 13 (15.85%) Linux
6 11 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (10.98%) Ubuntu
8 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (6.10%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.88%) Unix
11 2 (2.44%) Debian
11 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.44%) Solaris
12 1 (1.22%) Android
12 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (19.51%) Service Management
3 15 (18.29%) ITIL
4 12 (14.63%) Incident Management
5 10 (12.20%) Break/Fix
5 10 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (12.20%) Load Balancing
6 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.98%) Network Architecture
7 8 (9.76%) Analytics
7 8 (9.76%) Decision-Making
7 8 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (9.76%) Network Management
7 8 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (9.76%) Task Automation
8 7 (8.54%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.32%) Change Management
9 6 (7.32%) Data Analysis
9 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.88%) Perl
2 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.88%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) AWK
3 1 (1.22%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) Python
3 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (28.05%) CCNP
3 19 (23.17%) Degree
4 18 (21.95%) CCNA
5 6 (7.32%) CCDP
5 6 (7.32%) CCIE
5 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.10%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (4.88%) MCP
7 4 (4.88%) MCSA
7 4 (4.88%) MCSE
8 1 (1.22%) CCSA
8 1 (1.22%) CCSE
8 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.22%) MCITP
8 1 (1.22%) MCTS
8 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) SLA
2 8 (9.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (40.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.88%) vSphere
4 3 (3.66%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) Ansible
2 5 (6.10%) Jamf Pro
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (6.10%) SCCM
3 4 (4.88%) vCenter Server
4 3 (3.66%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.44%) Puppet
5 2 (2.44%) vRealize
6 1 (1.22%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.22%) SCOM
6 1 (1.22%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 44 (53.66%) Cisco
3 17 (20.73%) VMware
4 16 (19.51%) Meraki
5 15 (18.29%) F5
6 13 (15.85%) HP
7 11 (13.41%) Red Hat
8 10 (12.20%) Dell
9 9 (10.98%) Intel
9 9 (10.98%) Palo Alto
10 8 (9.76%) Blue Coat
11 7 (8.54%) CheckPoint
11 7 (8.54%) Fortinet
11 7 (8.54%) Remedy
12 6 (7.32%) Extreme Networks
12 6 (7.32%) Radware
12 6 (7.32%) ServiceNow
13 5 (6.10%) Citrix
14 3 (3.66%) Juniper
15 2 (2.44%) Apple