VPN Jobs in Scotland

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 217 176 172
Rank change year-on-year -41 -4 -36
Permanent jobs citing VPN 27 50 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.58% 1.03% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.27% 8.38% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 60
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,650 £19,500
25th Percentile £33,563 £36,063 £27,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £43,250 £31,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.83% +37.30% -10.00%
75th Percentile £70,608 £58,750 £41,375
90th Percentile £77,125 £80,000 £52,625
UK median annual salary £47,250 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.53% - -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 632 597 740
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 13.52% 12.34% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 455 311 381
10th Percentile - £29,000 £27,125
25th Percentile £25,000 £36,500 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,500 £52,500 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year -30.48% +9.38% +9.09%
75th Percentile £58,750 £65,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £66,500 £90,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.94% +3.00%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Scotland

VPN
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VPN in Scotland.

Salary trend for VPN in Scotland

VPN
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 February 2024.

Salary histogram for VPN in Scotland

VPN
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh +34 13 £45,000 -32.08% 4
Glasgow -69 9 £55,250 +38.13% 4
Dunbartonshire - 2 £40,764 -
Dundee -14 1 £38,500 -30.00%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
VPN
UK

VPN
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) AWS
1 9 (33.33%) Azure
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (18.52%) GCP
4 4 (14.81%) Google Workspace
5 3 (11.11%) IaaS
5 3 (11.11%) PaaS
6 2 (7.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
6 2 (7.41%) AWS Direct Connect
6 2 (7.41%) GitHub
6 2 (7.41%) SaaS
7 1 (3.70%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (3.70%) Azure AKS
7 1 (3.70%) Azure Functions
7 1 (3.70%) Azure Monitor
7 1 (3.70%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
7 1 (3.70%) Serverless
7 1 (3.70%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) WAN
3 12 (44.44%) LAN
4 8 (29.63%) DHCP
4 8 (29.63%) DNS
4 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.93%) IPsec
5 7 (25.93%) Wireless
6 6 (22.22%) WLAN
7 4 (14.81%) OSPF
7 4 (14.81%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (11.11%) BGP
9 2 (7.41%) Intranet
9 2 (7.41%) NGFW
9 2 (7.41%) SD-WAN
10 1 (3.70%) Cisco Firepower
10 1 (3.70%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (3.70%) DKIM
10 1 (3.70%) DMARC
10 1 (3.70%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) BigQuery
2 1 (3.70%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (3.70%) GIS
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) GitLab
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Spinnaker
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (25.93%) Social Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 1 (3.70%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Architect
1 4 (14.81%) Network Technician
1 4 (14.81%) Senior
2 3 (11.11%) Administrator
2 3 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (7.41%) IT Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) AWS CDK
2 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 6 (22.22%) Public Cloud
3 4 (14.81%) Cloud Native
3 4 (14.81%) Onboarding
4 3 (11.11%) Driving Licence
5 2 (7.41%) IoT
5 2 (7.41%) Renewable Energy
5 2 (7.41%) Replication
5 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
6 1 (3.70%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.70%) Cyber Threat
6 1 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.70%) PKI
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Reality
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 5 (18.52%) Mac OS
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (3.70%) Android
6 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITSM
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps
3 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (18.52%) Project Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
4 4 (14.81%) CI/CD
4 4 (14.81%) Customer Experience
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Agile
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Internal Audit
5 3 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Groovy
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCNA
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) AWS Certification
4 2 (7.41%) CCNP
4 2 (7.41%) JNCIP
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Certification
5 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.81%) SOC 2
3 2 (7.41%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (3.70%) SOC 3
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) VMware NSX
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Terraform
2 4 (14.81%) Ansible
3 3 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
4 2 (7.41%) Istio
4 2 (7.41%) Puppet
5 1 (3.70%) Grafana
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.70%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Google
3 5 (18.52%) Meraki
4 4 (14.81%) Juniper
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) Palo Alto
5 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
6 2 (7.41%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) Commvault
7 1 (3.70%) ConnectWise
7 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) Sophos
7 1 (3.70%) Splunk