The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 127 129
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 334 469 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.31% 2.54% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.19% 12.63% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 234 398 446
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year -1.84% +4.48%  

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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2740 3714 4547
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.94% 20.10% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2195 3018 3542
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

VPN
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for VPN in the South East

VPN
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in the South East

VPN
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Berkshire -17 93 £55,000 +15.78% 7
Surrey +15 69 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Buckinghamshire +14 52 £33,500 -33.00% 6
Hampshire -38 48 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Oxfordshire +30 34 £43,750 +75.00% 1
Kent +13 26 £47,500 -25.78% 2
East Sussex +1 7 £40,000 -12.08% 2
West Sussex -13 5 £47,500 -20.83% 1
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region with a requirement for VPN.

1 492 (61.19%) Firewall
2 486 (60.45%) Cisco
3 383 (47.64%) Windows
4 328 (40.80%) Cisco Certification
5 253 (31.47%) WAN
6 229 (28.48%) Cisco ASA
7 220 (27.36%) Active Directory
8 219 (27.24%) CCNP
9 213 (26.49%) LAN
10 200 (24.88%) Microsoft
11 196 (24.38%) MPLS
12 189 (23.51%) VMware
13 188 (23.38%) Juniper
14 180 (22.39%) Linux
15 177 (22.01%) DNS
16 173 (21.52%) Windows Server
17 169 (21.02%) TCP/IP
18 167 (20.77%) CCNA
18 167 (20.77%) Microsoft Office
18 167 (20.77%) Wireless
19 162 (20.15%) BGP
20 156 (19.40%) CheckPoint
21 152 (18.91%) Palo Alto
22 137 (17.04%) OSPF
22 137 (17.04%) VLAN
23 135 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
24 133 (16.54%) ITIL
25 127 (15.80%) Network Security
26 125 (15.55%) VMware Infrastructure
27 124 (15.42%) DHCP

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 83 (10.32%) MS Exchange
2 36 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (3.23%) Apache
5 23 (2.86%) Skype for Business
6 20 (2.49%) IIS
6 20 (2.49%) Tomcat
7 19 (2.36%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.49%) IBM Notes
8 12 (1.49%) nginx
9 11 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (1.24%) SAS
11 9 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (1.00%) Apache Solr
12 8 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (0.87%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.37%) MS Project Server
15 2 (0.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 167 (20.77%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (4.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (4.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.50%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.50%) QuarkXPress
6 3 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 62 (7.71%) Office 365
2 57 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.99%) SaaS
5 11 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.12%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (1.00%) IaaS
8 7 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.87%) Google App Engine
8 7 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.50%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.25%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 492 (61.19%) Firewall
2 253 (31.47%) WAN
3 229 (28.48%) Cisco ASA
4 213 (26.49%) LAN
5 196 (24.38%) MPLS
6 177 (22.01%) DNS
7 169 (21.02%) TCP/IP
8 167 (20.77%) Wireless
9 162 (20.15%) BGP
10 137 (17.04%) OSPF
10 137 (17.04%) VLAN
11 127 (15.80%) Network Security
12 124 (15.42%) DHCP
13 119 (14.80%) VoIP
14 96 (11.94%) IPsec
14 96 (11.94%) SSL
15 83 (10.32%) Cisco Nexus
16 80 (9.95%) Internet
17 58 (7.21%) Cisco PIX
17 58 (7.21%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.23%) MySQL
3 12 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.75%) Redis
7 3 (0.37%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (0.25%) Big Data
8 2 (0.25%) DB2
8 2 (0.25%) FileMaker
8 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.12%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.24%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (0.50%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.37%) Maven
5 3 (0.37%) Subversion
5 3 (0.37%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.25%) Trac
7 1 (0.12%) Ant
7 1 (0.12%) JIRA
7 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 76 (9.45%) Finance
2 56 (6.97%) Back Office
3 49 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 42 (5.22%) Legal
5 25 (3.11%) Digital Economy
6 24 (2.99%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.24%) Marketing
8 14 (1.74%) Electronics
9 7 (0.87%) Front Office
10 6 (0.75%) Law
11 5 (0.62%) Retail
12 2 (0.25%) Banking
12 2 (0.25%) Billing
12 2 (0.25%) German Language
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 274 (34.08%) Network Engineer
2 141 (17.54%) Analyst
3 129 (16.04%) Security Engineer
4 109 (13.56%) Support Engineer
5 99 (12.31%) Cisco Engineer
6 87 (10.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 86 (10.70%) Senior Network Engineer
8 79 (9.83%) Network Security Engineer
9 76 (9.45%) Service Analyst
10 57 (7.09%) Administrator
10 57 (7.09%) Service Desk Analyst
11 47 (5.85%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 47 (5.85%) Consultant
12 44 (5.47%) Network Support
12 44 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
13 43 (5.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 41 (5.10%) IT Support
14 41 (5.10%) Juniper Engineer
15 40 (4.98%) Network Support Engineer
16 37 (4.60%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.99%) Web Services
2 12 (1.49%) 802.1X
2 12 (1.49%) REST
3 10 (1.24%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (1.24%) HTML
4 8 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (0.87%) Kafka
6 5 (0.62%) .NET
7 4 (0.50%) COM
7 4 (0.50%) CSS
8 3 (0.37%) EDI
8 3 (0.37%) Memcached
8 3 (0.37%) Node.js
9 1 (0.12%) FreeSWITCH
9 1 (0.12%) Grails
9 1 (0.12%) LAMP
9 1 (0.12%) MAPI
9 1 (0.12%) Middleware
9 1 (0.12%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 114 (14.18%) Data Centre
2 43 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.10%) Driving Licence
4 34 (4.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 26 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 22 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.74%) Security Operations Centre
7 16 (1.99%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.74%) iPhone
8 14 (1.74%) Public Cloud
9 11 (1.37%) PKI
10 10 (1.24%) iPad
10 10 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.12%) Cyber Attack
11 9 (1.12%) User Experience
12 7 (0.87%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.75%) Blog
13 6 (0.75%) Machine to Machine
13 6 (0.75%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 383 (47.64%) Windows
2 180 (22.39%) Linux
3 173 (21.52%) Windows Server
4 135 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 120 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (10.70%) Windows 7
7 48 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (5.60%) Windows 10
9 25 (3.11%) Unix
10 19 (2.36%) Mac OS
11 18 (2.24%) Mac OS X
12 17 (2.11%) Windows XP
13 15 (1.87%) Windows 8
14 14 (1.74%) CentOS
15 12 (1.49%) Android
16 9 (1.12%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 5 (0.62%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.62%) Windows 2000
19 4 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (16.54%) ITIL
2 73 (9.08%) Presales
3 60 (7.46%) Network Design
4 57 (7.09%) Ticket Management
5 56 (6.97%) Load Balancing
6 55 (6.84%) Kalman Filter
7 50 (6.22%) Information Security
8 45 (5.60%) DevOps
9 41 (5.10%) Change Management
10 40 (4.98%) Mentoring
11 39 (4.85%) High Availability
12 38 (4.73%) Network Management
13 36 (4.48%) Migration
14 35 (4.35%) Security Management
15 32 (3.98%) Network Monitoring
16 31 (3.86%) Security Operations
17 29 (3.61%) Project Management
18 28 (3.48%) Service Management
19 27 (3.36%) Risk Management
20 26 (3.23%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 46 (5.72%) Python
2 30 (3.73%) Perl
3 27 (3.36%) SQL
4 25 (3.11%) Bash Shell
4 25 (3.11%) PowerShell
5 21 (2.61%) Ruby
6 19 (2.36%) C
7 16 (1.99%) Java
8 14 (1.74%) C++
8 14 (1.74%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.75%) R
10 4 (0.50%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.37%) PHP
12 2 (0.25%) RPG
12 2 (0.25%) RPG IV
12 2 (0.25%) RPG/400
12 2 (0.25%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.25%) VBA
12 2 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 328 (40.80%) Cisco Certification
2 219 (27.24%) CCNP
3 167 (20.77%) CCNA
4 69 (8.58%) CCIE
5 58 (7.21%) Degree
6 55 (6.84%) Security Cleared
7 48 (5.97%) SC Cleared
8 38 (4.73%) JNCIS
9 34 (4.23%) CCSP
10 27 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (3.23%) MCP
12 24 (2.99%) JNCIA
13 22 (2.74%) CCSE
13 22 (2.74%) MCSE
14 21 (2.61%) CCIE Service Provider
14 21 (2.61%) JNCIP
15 18 (2.24%) CCDA
16 15 (1.87%) DV Cleared
17 13 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
17 13 (1.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (14.18%) SLA
2 23 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (1.62%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.00%) QA
6 5 (0.62%) PMO
7 3 (0.37%) FISMA
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) COSO
8 1 (0.12%) GDPR
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.12%) SAS 70
System Software
1 220 (27.36%) Active Directory
2 125 (15.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (9.58%) Hyper-V
4 30 (3.73%) Terminal Services
5 25 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (2.74%) VMware Workstation
7 21 (2.61%) ProxySG
8 17 (2.11%) Docker
8 17 (2.11%) XenApp
9 16 (1.99%) XenServer
10 15 (1.87%) vSphere
11 12 (1.49%) KVM
12 9 (1.12%) Varnish
13 7 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (0.62%) BlackBerry Internet Service
15 4 (0.50%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.50%) MetaFrame
15 4 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (5.60%) Nagios
2 38 (4.73%) FortiGate
3 34 (4.23%) SCCM
4 26 (3.23%) Puppet
5 22 (2.74%) Backup Exec
5 22 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (2.49%) WSUS
7 19 (2.36%) ZABBIX
8 17 (2.11%) SCOM
9 15 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
10 14 (1.74%) Opsview
11 12 (1.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 10 (1.24%) Kubernetes
13 9 (1.12%) logstash
14 8 (1.00%) HAProxy
15 7 (0.87%) Kibana
16 6 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
17 5 (0.62%) Nessus
17 5 (0.62%) Nmap
18 4 (0.50%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 486 (60.45%) Cisco
2 200 (24.88%) Microsoft
3 189 (23.51%) VMware
4 188 (23.38%) Juniper
5 156 (19.40%) CheckPoint
6 152 (18.91%) Palo Alto
7 114 (14.18%) F5
8 104 (12.94%) Citrix
9 69 (8.58%) HP
10 54 (6.72%) Fortinet
11 48 (5.97%) SolarWinds
12 42 (5.22%) McAfee
13 37 (4.60%) Blue Coat
14 36 (4.48%) Meraki
15 32 (3.98%) Imperva
16 27 (3.36%) Apple
17 26 (3.23%) Dell
18 25 (3.11%) Veeam
19 24 (2.99%) Sourcefire
20 20 (2.49%) Proofpoint
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-Net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Plan-Net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 Per Annum benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + 25 days' holiday, pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
UKCloud
Salary: Competitive Rates / Negotiable- Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Etech Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
UKCloud
Salary: Competitive Rates / Negotiable - Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonu
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Zoopla Property Group Plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Aim Hire Jobs
Salary: Excellent salary bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Salary: £280 - £350 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago