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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 42 120
Rank change year-on-year -64 +78  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 37 139 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.67% 5.35% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.25% 23.76% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 29 106 26
Median salary £42,500 £32,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.81% +16.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £68,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.37% +6.66%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 361 585 594
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 16.25% 22.51% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 257 467 440
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Hertfordshire

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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

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Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +6 22 £45,000 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -27 5 £25,000 -42.85%
Borehamwood -17 3 £50,000 +61.29% 2
Hertford - 3 £24,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £37,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £19,500 -
VPN
East of England

VPN
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 46 (57.50%) Cisco
2 40 (50.00%) Firewall
3 39 (48.75%) ITIL
4 36 (45.00%) WAN
5 35 (43.75%) LAN
5 35 (43.75%) Windows
6 33 (41.25%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (36.25%) CCNP
8 28 (35.00%) Data Centre
9 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
10 25 (31.25%) TCP/IP
11 24 (30.00%) Linux
11 24 (30.00%) CCNA
11 24 (30.00%) VMware
12 23 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (27.50%) Active Directory
14 21 (26.25%) DNS
15 20 (25.00%) DHCP
15 20 (25.00%) Wireless
16 19 (23.75%) Office 365
16 19 (23.75%) Windows Server
17 17 (21.25%) Network Security
17 17 (21.25%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (21.25%) Skype for Business
17 17 (21.25%) ISDN
18 15 (18.75%) CheckPoint
18 15 (18.75%) PBX
18 15 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless
19 14 (17.50%) VLAN
20 13 (16.25%) Change Management

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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 17 (21.25%) Skype for Business
2 11 (13.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.25%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.75%) Office 365
2 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.00%) Mimecast
4 7 (8.75%) PaaS
5 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (50.00%) Firewall
2 36 (45.00%) WAN
3 35 (43.75%) LAN
4 25 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 21 (26.25%) DNS
6 20 (25.00%) DHCP
6 20 (25.00%) Wireless
7 17 (21.25%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (21.25%) ISDN
7 17 (21.25%) Network Security
8 15 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless
8 15 (18.75%) PBX
9 14 (17.50%) VLAN
10 13 (16.25%) BGP
10 13 (16.25%) IPv4
10 13 (16.25%) OSPF
11 11 (13.75%) IPv6
12 10 (12.50%) MPLS
12 10 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (11.25%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
1 8 (10.00%) Cognos Impromptu
2 3 (3.75%) MySQL
2 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (10.00%) Retail
1 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.00%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (1.25%) Automotive
3 1 (1.25%) Legal
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (36.25%) Network Engineer
2 17 (21.25%) Support Engineer
3 16 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (17.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (17.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) Network Support
6 9 (11.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Cisco Support
7 8 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Data Centre Technician
7 8 (10.00%) Data Technician
7 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 8 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Support Technician
8 7 (8.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 7 (8.75%) Active Directory Support
8 7 (8.75%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (1.25%) COM
2 1 (1.25%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.00%) Handset
3 4 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.75%) e-Health
4 3 (3.75%) PACS
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.25%) CMDB
6 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.75%) Windows
2 24 (30.00%) Linux
3 19 (23.75%) Windows Server
4 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (10.00%) Mac OS X
8 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.25%) Android
10 3 (3.75%) Solaris
10 3 (3.75%) Unix
10 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.50%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.75%) ITIL
2 13 (16.25%) Change Management
3 11 (13.75%) Mentoring
4 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.00%) Adaptive Security
5 8 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (10.00%) Web Filtering
6 7 (8.75%) Coaching
6 7 (8.75%) Mathematics
7 5 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.25%) Service Management
7 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (5.00%) IT Strategy
8 4 (5.00%) Presales
8 4 (5.00%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) C
2 4 (5.00%) SQL
3 3 (3.75%) Perl
3 3 (3.75%) Python
3 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (41.25%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (36.25%) CCNP
3 24 (30.00%) CCNA
4 8 (10.00%) Degree
4 8 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.50%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.50%) JNCIP
6 2 (2.50%) JNCIS
6 2 (2.50%) MCP
6 2 (2.50%) MCSE
6 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) SLA
2 6 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (27.50%) Active Directory
3 12 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 10 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.75%) VMware ESX
6 6 (7.50%) vSphere
7 3 (3.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 8 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (57.50%) Cisco
2 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 24 (30.00%) VMware
4 15 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 13 (16.25%) NetApp
6 10 (12.50%) Citrix
7 8 (10.00%) Dell
7 8 (10.00%) HP
7 8 (10.00%) Palo Alto
7 8 (10.00%) Veeam
8 7 (8.75%) Huawei
9 6 (7.50%) Avaya
10 4 (5.00%) EMC
10 4 (5.00%) Juniper
10 4 (5.00%) SAP
11 3 (3.75%) Sybase
12 1 (1.25%) Adobe
12 1 (1.25%) Apple
12 1 (1.25%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.25%) CA
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £27,500 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
London Web
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus training, pension, childcare vo
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hatfield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago