The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England / London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 189 146
Rank change year-on-year -1 -43  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 593 766 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.73% 1.80% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.01% 11.43% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 515 607 857
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5387 6703 7903
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.75% 15.79% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4512 5710 6600
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year -5.88% +0.59%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

VPN
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in London.

Salary trend for VPN in London

VPN
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in London over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in London

VPN
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the London region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
City of London -23 93 £45,000 -5.26% 18
Kingston Upon Thames +2 5 £34,000 -54.66% 2
Dagenham - 4 £22,500 - 1
Feltham -4 3 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Greenwich -4 3 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Hammersmith -16 3 £115,000 +119.04%
Brentford +6 2 £45,750 +32.60%
Croydon +5 2 £52,500 +23.52%
Hounslow +4 2 £45,000 +73.07%
Canary Wharf -17 2 £70,000 -3.44%
Docklands, London - 2 £58,750 -
Wimbledon +18 1 £45,000 -35.71%
Uxbridge +8 1 - -
Chiswick 0 1 £34,000 +23.63%
Heathrow 0 1 £45,000 -
West End of London 0 1 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Bromley - 1 £21,000 -
Enfield - 1 £47,500 -
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 London region with a requirement for VPN.

1 767 (63.49%) Firewall
2 699 (57.86%) Cisco
3 545 (45.12%) Windows
4 468 (38.74%) Cisco Certification
5 440 (36.42%) WAN
6 404 (33.44%) LAN
7 378 (31.29%) CCNP
8 364 (30.13%) DNS
9 358 (29.64%) Active Directory
10 353 (29.22%) VMware
11 348 (28.81%) MPLS
12 344 (28.48%) Microsoft
13 310 (25.66%) Finance
14 308 (25.50%) BGP
15 301 (24.92%) Wireless
16 295 (24.42%) TCP/IP
17 288 (23.84%) Data Centre
18 282 (23.34%) Network Security
19 272 (22.52%) Juniper
19 272 (22.52%) OSPF
20 254 (21.03%) Windows Server
21 253 (20.94%) VMware Infrastructure
22 239 (19.78%) Linux
23 238 (19.70%) Cisco ASA
24 230 (19.04%) Palo Alto
25 224 (18.54%) Degree
26 217 (17.96%) DHCP
27 211 (17.47%) ITIL
28 193 (15.98%) MS Exchange
29 192 (15.89%) CCNA

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 193 (15.98%) MS Exchange
2 87 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 85 (7.04%) SharePoint
4 74 (6.13%) Apache
5 55 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 55 (4.55%) Skype for Business
6 54 (4.47%) IIS
7 43 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 43 (3.56%) Tomcat
8 19 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 16 (1.32%) JBoss
9 16 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.83%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.75%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.66%) Confluence
13 8 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (0.50%) Oracle Self-Service HR
15 5 (0.41%) Anypoint
Applications
1 161 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.33%) InDesign
5 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.083%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.083%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 14 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) Bankmaster
3 2 (0.17%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 147 (12.17%) Office 365
2 117 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
3 93 (7.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (2.65%) SaaS
6 21 (1.74%) IaaS
7 18 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 17 (1.41%) Mimecast
9 13 (1.08%) PaaS
10 11 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (0.91%) G Suite
11 7 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 4 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.33%) GitHub
14 3 (0.25%) Akamai
15 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.17%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 767 (63.49%) Firewall
2 440 (36.42%) WAN
3 404 (33.44%) LAN
4 364 (30.13%) DNS
5 348 (28.81%) MPLS
6 308 (25.50%) BGP
7 301 (24.92%) Wireless
8 295 (24.42%) TCP/IP
9 282 (23.34%) Network Security
10 272 (22.52%) OSPF
11 238 (19.70%) Cisco ASA
12 217 (17.96%) DHCP
13 181 (14.98%) VLAN
14 171 (14.16%) VoIP
15 146 (12.09%) IPsec
16 137 (11.34%) Internet
17 124 (10.26%) SSL
18 119 (9.85%) Cisco Nexus
19 112 (9.27%) Cisco IOS
19 112 (9.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (8.61%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.71%) MySQL
3 19 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (0.99%) Redis
6 11 (0.91%) MariaDB
6 11 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.58%) Big Data
9 6 (0.50%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.33%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.33%) Informix
11 4 (0.33%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.25%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.17%) MS Access
13 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (2.32%) Git (software)
2 20 (1.66%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.49%) Subversion
4 16 (1.32%) JIRA
5 7 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.33%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.33%) Metasploit
8 3 (0.25%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.25%) JMeter
8 3 (0.25%) Selenium
8 3 (0.25%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.17%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.17%) Trac
9 2 (0.17%) Wing IDE
10 1 (0.083%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.083%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.083%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.083%) Vagrant
General
1 310 (25.66%) Finance
2 143 (11.84%) Telecoms
3 54 (4.47%) Legal
4 49 (4.06%) Banking
5 48 (3.97%) Law
6 30 (2.48%) Marketing
7 22 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.66%) Publishing
9 19 (1.57%) Games
10 17 (1.41%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.41%) Retail
11 14 (1.16%) Electronics
12 12 (0.99%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.75%) Advertising
14 8 (0.66%) Billing
15 7 (0.58%) Online Betting
16 5 (0.41%) Italian Language
17 3 (0.25%) Back Office
18 2 (0.17%) Front Office
18 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 417 (34.52%) Network Engineer
2 176 (14.57%) Analyst
3 137 (11.34%) Support Engineer
4 125 (10.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 117 (9.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 109 (9.02%) Security Engineer
7 94 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 89 (7.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 83 (6.87%) IT Support
10 82 (6.79%) Network Security Engineer
11 66 (5.46%) Administrator
12 63 (5.22%) Architect
12 63 (5.22%) Juniper Engineer
13 61 (5.05%) IT Engineer
14 57 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
15 56 (4.64%) Service Analyst
15 56 (4.64%) Service Desk Analyst
16 53 (4.39%) Support Analyst
17 46 (3.81%) IT Analyst
18 44 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (4.39%) 802.1X
2 31 (2.57%) Web Services
3 28 (2.32%) LAMP
4 17 (1.41%) CSS
5 15 (1.24%) REST
6 12 (0.99%) JSON
7 10 (0.83%) J2EE
7 10 (0.83%) Middleware
8 8 (0.66%) HTML
8 8 (0.66%) Memcached
8 8 (0.66%) Sphinx
9 6 (0.50%) .NET
10 5 (0.41%) FFmpeg
10 5 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (0.41%) XML
11 2 (0.17%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.17%) Backbone.js
11 2 (0.17%) FreeSWITCH
11 2 (0.17%) jQuery
11 2 (0.17%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 288 (23.84%) Data Centre
2 106 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 47 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 39 (3.23%) Hedge funds
5 39 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
6 31 (2.57%) Clustering
7 30 (2.48%) PKI
8 29 (2.40%) Blackberry
9 25 (2.07%) Public Cloud
10 24 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
11 23 (1.90%) Replication
12 21 (1.74%) RSA SecurID
13 20 (1.66%) BYOD
14 18 (1.49%) Driving Licence
15 16 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 15 (1.24%) Smartphone
17 14 (1.16%) Virtual Team
18 12 (0.99%) iPad
19 11 (0.91%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 545 (45.12%) Windows
2 254 (21.03%) Windows Server
3 239 (19.78%) Linux
4 185 (15.31%) Windows 7
5 149 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 135 (11.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 84 (6.95%) Windows 10
8 77 (6.37%) CentOS
9 74 (6.13%) Unix
10 67 (5.55%) Android
10 67 (5.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 54 (4.47%) Windows 8
12 48 (3.97%) Windows XP
13 45 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 41 (3.39%) Ubuntu
15 34 (2.81%) Solaris
16 28 (2.32%) Mac OS X
17 27 (2.24%) Apple iOS
17 27 (2.24%) Debian
18 11 (0.91%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (17.47%) ITIL
2 141 (11.67%) Network Design
3 102 (8.44%) Load Balancing
4 84 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 81 (6.71%) Service Management
6 78 (6.46%) Network Architecture
6 78 (6.46%) Network Management
7 77 (6.37%) High Availability
8 72 (5.96%) DevOps
9 59 (4.88%) Presales
9 59 (4.88%) Project Management
10 58 (4.80%) SIEM
11 57 (4.72%) Business Continuity
11 57 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
12 56 (4.64%) Problem Management
13 55 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
14 53 (4.39%) Information Security
15 51 (4.22%) Change Management
16 42 (3.48%) Migration
17 41 (3.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 108 (8.94%) SQL
2 70 (5.79%) Python
3 61 (5.05%) PowerShell
4 40 (3.31%) Java
5 38 (3.15%) Bash Shell
6 27 (2.24%) Perl
7 23 (1.90%) Shell Script
8 20 (1.66%) Ruby
9 16 (1.32%) PHP
10 13 (1.08%) C
10 13 (1.08%) JavaScript
11 9 (0.75%) Go
12 7 (0.58%) C++
13 3 (0.25%) VB
14 2 (0.17%) AWK
14 2 (0.17%) C#
14 2 (0.17%) sed
14 2 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 468 (38.74%) Cisco Certification
2 378 (31.29%) CCNP
3 224 (18.54%) Degree
4 192 (15.89%) CCNA
5 108 (8.94%) CCIE
6 99 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 58 (4.80%) MCSE
8 38 (3.15%) MCP
8 38 (3.15%) Security Cleared
9 35 (2.90%) CCDP
9 35 (2.90%) JNCIP
9 35 (2.90%) JNCIS
10 34 (2.81%) JNCIA
11 31 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 29 (2.40%) MCSA
12 29 (2.40%) SC Cleared
13 28 (2.32%) CISM
14 27 (2.24%) CCSA
14 27 (2.24%) CCSP
14 27 (2.24%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (7.86%) SLA
2 55 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 42 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (2.32%) QA
5 13 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.91%) COBIT
7 7 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.33%) GDPR
8 4 (0.33%) PMO
9 3 (0.25%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.17%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.17%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 358 (29.64%) Active Directory
2 253 (20.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (10.43%) Hyper-V
4 36 (2.98%) XenServer
5 34 (2.81%) vSphere
6 25 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (1.82%) KVM
8 19 (1.57%) VMware ESX
9 18 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (1.41%) Snort
11 13 (1.08%) pfSense
11 13 (1.08%) XenApp
12 11 (0.91%) NFS
12 11 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
13 10 (0.83%) Xen
14 8 (0.66%) iptables
14 8 (0.66%) Squid
14 8 (0.66%) Varnish
14 8 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (0.58%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 51 (4.22%) Nagios
1 51 (4.22%) SCCM
2 45 (3.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 37 (3.06%) AirWatch
3 37 (3.06%) Puppet
4 33 (2.73%) Backup Exec
5 30 (2.48%) Ansible
6 24 (1.99%) Cisco Prime
7 23 (1.90%) FortiGate
8 21 (1.74%) Nessus
9 20 (1.66%) Cacti
10 16 (1.32%) Icinga
10 16 (1.32%) SELinux
11 14 (1.16%) HAProxy
11 14 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (1.16%) WSUS
12 13 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
13 12 (0.99%) OpenView
14 11 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
14 11 (0.91%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 699 (57.86%) Cisco
2 353 (29.22%) VMware
3 344 (28.48%) Microsoft
4 272 (22.52%) Juniper
5 230 (19.04%) Palo Alto
6 190 (15.73%) Citrix
7 173 (14.32%) CheckPoint
8 160 (13.25%) HP
9 133 (11.01%) F5
10 79 (6.54%) Red Hat
11 70 (5.79%) SolarWinds
12 64 (5.30%) Fortinet
13 61 (5.05%) Riverbed
14 58 (4.80%) Meraki
15 52 (4.30%) EMC
16 49 (4.06%) Dell
17 45 (3.73%) NetApp
17 45 (3.73%) SonicWALL
18 44 (3.64%) Apple
19 40 (3.31%) Avaya
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Salary Neg DOE, and full package
Posted: 58 minutes ago
London
Plan-Net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TalentFlow
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Icore Tech
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum plus great benefits package.
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Medical and Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dagenham, Essex
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £22,500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Codersource Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Advanced
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + On-call + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Sequential Professional Services Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum including benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 9 days ago