The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 22 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 5.15% 3.37% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.71% 16.67% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 8
Median salary £41,000 £50,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.00% +50.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £43,750 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £51,250 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +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 Middlesex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Middlesex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14 36 52
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 14.43% 20.22% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11 34 39
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £38,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

VPN
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Salary trend for VPN in Middlesex

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Salary Histogram in Middlesex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Middlesex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for VPN.

1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) VoIP
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) Internet
4 6 (50.00%) MPLS
4 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) SSL
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (50.00%) CCVP
4 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) BGP
6 3 (25.00%) Business Development
6 3 (25.00%) Juniper
7 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (16.67%) OSPF
8 1 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (8.33%) CCIP
8 1 (8.33%) CCNA
8 1 (8.33%) CCDA
8 1 (8.33%) CCDP
8 1 (8.33%) CCIE
8 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
8 1 (8.33%) VPLS
8 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) Internet
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) VoIP
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) MPLS
3 6 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
6 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (8.33%) VPLS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Administrator
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Administrator
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Network Administrator
1 8 (66.67%) Network Administrator
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Voice Network Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) VoIP Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Business Development Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Business Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) WAN Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Development
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Presales
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CCNP
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCVP
3 1 (8.33%) CCDA
3 1 (8.33%) CCDP
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCIP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (8.33%) Ipanema Technologies
4 1 (8.33%) Riverbed