VPN Jobs in the South East

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > South East

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 6 months to 27 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 158 166 225
Rank change year-on-year +8 +59 -65
Permanent jobs citing VPN 275 284 300
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.59% 2.01% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.93% 11.40% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 217 236 265
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.41% -10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £61,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East

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

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,768 2,492 3,225
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 15.98% 17.60% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,880 1,461 1,865
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VPN in the South East.

Salary trend for VPN in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in the South East over the 6 months to 27 May 2024.

Salary histogram for VPN in the South East

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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 6 months to 27 May 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
Thames Valley +14 94 £52,500 +5.00% 18
Hampshire -15 88 £37,500 +4.17% 8
Berkshire +35 45 £52,500 +5.00% 8
East Sussex +36 33 £52,500 +15.38% 2
Buckinghamshire -39 32 £65,000 +30.00% 8
Surrey +5 31 £57,500 +47.44% 2
Kent -43 19 £37,500 -7.41% 4
Oxfordshire -7 18 £50,000 +5.26% 2
West Sussex +23 9 £52,500 +64.06% 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
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England

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East 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 69 (25.09%) Microsoft Exchange
2 40 (14.55%) SharePoint
3 22 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.64%) IIS
5 6 (2.18%) Apache
6 5 (1.82%) nginx
7 4 (1.45%) WordPress
8 2 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (13.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 136 (49.45%) Microsoft 365
2 133 (48.36%) Azure
3 39 (14.18%) AWS
4 28 (10.18%) Entra ID
5 24 (8.73%) Azure Monitor
6 21 (7.64%) OneDrive
7 20 (7.27%) SaaS
8 17 (6.18%) IaaS
9 15 (5.45%) GitHub
10 12 (4.36%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (4.00%) Mimecast
12 10 (3.64%) GCP
13 9 (3.27%) Amazon S3
13 9 (3.27%) Azure Sentinel
14 8 (2.91%) PaaS
15 7 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (2.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (2.18%) Twilio
17 5 (1.82%) Power Platform
18 4 (1.45%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 186 (67.64%) Firewall
2 91 (33.09%) DNS
3 68 (24.73%) VLAN
4 67 (24.36%) DHCP
5 62 (22.55%) TCP/IP
6 53 (19.27%) WAN
7 52 (18.91%) LAN
8 39 (14.18%) Network Security
9 35 (12.73%) Wireless
10 29 (10.55%) BGP
10 29 (10.55%) IPsec
11 26 (9.45%) OSPF
11 26 (9.45%) VoIP
12 24 (8.73%) SAN
13 18 (6.55%) Cisco Firepower
14 17 (6.18%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (5.82%) 5G
15 16 (5.82%) iSCSI
15 16 (5.82%) SSL
16 14 (5.09%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.36%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.27%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.55%) MySQL
5 5 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.82%) Power BI
6 4 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.73%) JIRA
2 12 (4.36%) Git
3 11 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.64%) Trac
General
1 98 (35.64%) Social Skills
2 35 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 21 (7.64%) Finance
4 14 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.36%) Manufacturing
6 11 (4.00%) Back Office
7 7 (2.55%) Games
8 6 (2.18%) Documentation Skills
8 6 (2.18%) Organisational Skills
9 5 (1.82%) Legal
10 3 (1.09%) Advertising
10 3 (1.09%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (0.73%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.73%) Electronics
11 2 (0.73%) Law
12 1 (0.36%) Automotive
12 1 (0.36%) Billing
12 1 (0.36%) Marketing
12 1 (0.36%) Military
12 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (23.64%) Support Engineer
2 52 (18.91%) IT Engineer
3 49 (17.82%) IT Support
4 47 (17.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 39 (14.18%) IT Support Engineer
6 38 (13.82%) Senior
7 36 (13.09%) Network Engineer
8 27 (9.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 19 (6.91%) 3rd Line Support
9 19 (6.91%) Architect
10 16 (5.82%) Analyst
11 14 (5.09%) IT Analyst
12 13 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 13 (4.73%) Network Support
13 11 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
13 11 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support
14 10 (3.64%) Consultant
14 10 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
15 9 (3.27%) Administrator
16 8 (2.91%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.73%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.91%) Web Services
3 5 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (1.82%) YAML
4 4 (1.45%) Azure Blueprints
4 4 (1.45%) CSS
4 4 (1.45%) GraphQL
4 4 (1.45%) gRPC
4 4 (1.45%) HTML
4 4 (1.45%) Knex.js
4 4 (1.45%) LAMP
4 4 (1.45%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (1.45%) Node.js
4 4 (1.45%) React
4 4 (1.45%) React Native
4 4 (1.45%) RESTful
4 4 (1.45%) Sequelize
5 3 (1.09%) REST
5 3 (1.09%) SOAP
6 1 (0.36%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.55%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.73%) Driving Licence
3 13 (4.73%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.64%) Onboarding
6 8 (2.91%) Replication
7 7 (2.55%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.55%) PKI
8 5 (1.82%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.82%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.82%) IoT
9 4 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.45%) Security Posture
10 3 (1.09%) Product Ownership
10 3 (1.09%) Renewable Energy
10 3 (1.09%) SCADA
11 2 (0.73%) CCTV
11 2 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 164 (59.64%) Windows
2 99 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 52 (18.91%) Linux
4 41 (14.91%) Windows 10
5 30 (10.91%) Windows Server 2019
6 28 (10.18%) Windows Server 2016
7 17 (6.18%) Android
8 16 (5.82%) Apple iOS
9 10 (3.64%) Unix
10 8 (2.91%) Windows 7
11 7 (2.55%) Mac OS
11 7 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.18%) Ubuntu
12 6 (2.18%) VMS
13 5 (1.82%) Data ONTAP
13 5 (1.82%) Kali Linux
13 5 (1.82%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (22.55%) Customer Service
2 54 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
3 49 (17.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 39 (14.18%) ITIL
5 29 (10.55%) Cybersecurity
5 29 (10.55%) Project Management
6 28 (10.18%) Analytics
7 25 (9.09%) Customer Experience
8 24 (8.73%) Actionable Insight
9 23 (8.36%) Configuration Management
10 22 (8.00%) Identity Management
10 22 (8.00%) Log Analytics
11 21 (7.64%) Service Delivery
12 20 (7.27%) Computer Science
12 20 (7.27%) DevOps
12 20 (7.27%) Mentoring
13 19 (6.91%) Inventory Management
13 19 (6.91%) Roadmaps
14 18 (6.55%) Service Management
15 17 (6.18%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 64 (23.27%) PowerShell
2 35 (12.73%) Python
3 18 (6.55%) SQL
4 8 (2.91%) Bash
5 4 (1.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.45%) JSX
5 4 (1.45%) R
5 4 (1.45%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.36%) C
6 1 (0.36%) C++
6 1 (0.36%) Korn
6 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (22.91%) Security Cleared
2 53 (19.27%) SC Cleared
3 41 (14.91%) Degree
4 40 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (9.45%) CCNP
6 21 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (6.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 18 (6.55%) CCNA
8 12 (4.36%) MCP
9 9 (3.27%) Azure Certification
9 9 (3.27%) CCIE
10 7 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (2.18%) CISSP
11 6 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.18%) JNCIS
11 6 (2.18%) MCSA
12 5 (1.82%) AWS Certification
12 5 (1.82%) DBS Check
12 5 (1.82%) JNCIE
13 4 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.27%) SLA
2 15 (5.45%) GDPR
3 8 (2.91%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (2.91%) NIST
4 7 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (1.82%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (1.09%) QA
8 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
System Software
1 113 (41.09%) Active Directory
2 84 (30.55%) Hyper-V
3 37 (13.45%) Virtual Machines
4 31 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (8.73%) Docker
6 16 (5.82%) pfSense
7 12 (4.36%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (4.00%) NFS
8 11 (4.00%) vSphere
9 6 (2.18%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.73%) Firmware
12 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 47 (17.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 26 (9.45%) Ansible
3 18 (6.55%) Grafana
4 17 (6.18%) ZABBIX
5 16 (5.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 16 (5.82%) SCDPM
6 15 (5.45%) SCCM
7 10 (3.64%) Kubernetes
8 6 (2.18%) WSUS
9 5 (1.82%) Prometheus
9 5 (1.82%) Suricata
9 5 (1.82%) vCenter Server
10 4 (1.45%) Autotask
10 4 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.45%) NetCrunch
11 3 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (1.09%) Terraform
12 2 (0.73%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 144 (52.36%) Microsoft
2 70 (25.45%) VMware
3 59 (21.45%) Cisco
4 47 (17.09%) Juniper
5 25 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 25 (9.09%) Palo Alto
5 25 (9.09%) Veeam
6 17 (6.18%) F5
7 16 (5.82%) Apple
7 16 (5.82%) Dell
8 15 (5.45%) Barracuda Networks
9 14 (5.09%) ConnectWise
10 12 (4.36%) Sophos
11 11 (4.00%) McAfee
11 11 (4.00%) Meraki
12 10 (3.64%) Splunk
13 8 (2.91%) Aruba
13 8 (2.91%) Zerto
14 6 (2.18%) Commvault
14 6 (2.18%) Dell Compellent