Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 133 138
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5 -44
Permanent jobs citing VPN 92 121 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.74% 2.08% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.12% 11.35% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 96 112 133
Surrey median annual salary £49,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.00% -16.67% +7.78%
10th Percentile £30,375 £25,025 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £65,950
South East median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.41% -5.56% -

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,009 1,066 1,458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 19.11% 18.36% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 799 894 1,164
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,825 £26,400
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,625 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +4.71%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Surrey

VPN
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for VPN in Surrey

VPN
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Surrey

VPN
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -19 18 £58,750 +80.77% 2
Leatherhead +4 16 £45,000 +13.92%
Godalming -16 7 £60,000 +79.10% 2
Redhill +5 6 £24,000 -60.00% 2
Epsom -5 6 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Staines - 5 £40,000 - 1
Camberley -11 4 £50,000 -4.76%
Farnham - 3 £29,000 -
Egham +25 2 £35,000 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -8 2 £52,500 -4.55%
Reigate -13 2 £52,500 +42.86%
Caterham - 2 £50,000 -
Weybridge -14 1 £49,000 -1.01%
Shepperton - 1 - -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for VPN.

1 52 (56.52%) Windows
2 46 (50.00%) Firewall
3 43 (46.74%) Cisco
4 35 (38.04%) Active Directory
4 35 (38.04%) Windows Server
5 32 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 32 (34.78%) Linux
6 30 (32.61%) DNS
7 28 (30.43%) IPsec
8 24 (26.09%) Network Security
8 24 (26.09%) Office 365
9 23 (25.00%) VMware
10 22 (23.91%) Juniper
10 22 (23.91%) ITIL
10 22 (23.91%) LAN
11 21 (22.83%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (22.83%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (22.83%) Data Centre
12 20 (21.74%) CCNP
12 20 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (21.74%) VLAN
13 19 (20.65%) Hyper-V
14 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (19.57%) CCNA
14 18 (19.57%) Internet
15 17 (18.48%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (18.48%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (18.48%) Information Security
16 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (17.39%) WAN

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 15 (16.30%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.61%) IIS
2 7 (7.61%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.43%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.26%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.17%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) assyst
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.09%) Office 365
2 21 (22.83%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.43%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.17%) SaaS
6 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.09%) IaaS
6 1 (1.09%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (50.00%) Firewall
2 30 (32.61%) DNS
3 28 (30.43%) IPsec
4 24 (26.09%) Network Security
5 22 (23.91%) LAN
6 20 (21.74%) VLAN
7 18 (19.57%) Internet
8 17 (18.48%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (17.39%) WAN
10 15 (16.30%) Wireless
11 13 (14.13%) TCP/IP
12 12 (13.04%) Wireshark
13 11 (11.96%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (10.87%) DHCP
14 10 (10.87%) SSL
15 9 (9.78%) Wireless Security
16 7 (7.61%) Skype
17 6 (6.52%) NAS
17 6 (6.52%) VoIP
17 6 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) MySQL
3 5 (5.43%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.17%) MS Access
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.43%) Maven
3 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 13 (14.13%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.52%) Finance
3 4 (4.35%) Marketing
4 3 (3.26%) Electronics
4 3 (3.26%) Law
4 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.17%) Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 22 (23.91%) Security Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) Support Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (11.96%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) NOC Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Wireless Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) Consultant
7 9 (9.78%) Network Operations Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) Operations Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) Security Consultant
7 9 (9.78%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) IT Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) IT Support
8 8 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) Analyst
10 6 (6.52%) Administrator
10 6 (6.52%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) LDAP
1 5 (5.43%) MAPI
2 3 (3.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.83%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.96%) PKI
3 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.61%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (7.61%) Driving Licence
4 7 (7.61%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (6.52%) CESG
5 6 (6.52%) Replication
6 5 (5.43%) Public Cloud
6 5 (5.43%) YubiKey
7 4 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (3.26%) Clustering
8 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.26%) NHS
9 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
9 2 (2.17%) BYOD
10 1 (1.09%) iPhone
10 1 (1.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 52 (56.52%) Windows
2 35 (38.04%) Windows Server
3 32 (34.78%) Linux
4 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (11.96%) Solaris
7 5 (5.43%) Debian
7 5 (5.43%) VMS
7 5 (5.43%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.17%) Unix
10 1 (1.09%) Android
10 1 (1.09%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) ITIL
2 17 (18.48%) Information Security
3 14 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (14.13%) Change Management
5 11 (11.96%) Computer Security
5 11 (11.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (11.96%) Service Delivery
5 11 (11.96%) Software Deployment
6 10 (10.87%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (9.78%) Data Protection
8 8 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (7.61%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (7.61%) Project Management
9 7 (7.61%) Security Architecture
9 7 (7.61%) Security Monitoring
10 6 (6.52%) Decision-Making
11 5 (5.43%) Application Virtualisation
11 5 (5.43%) Problem Management
11 5 (5.43%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) SQL
2 7 (7.61%) Bash Shell
2 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.61%) Python
3 5 (5.43%) Java
4 4 (4.35%) Perl
5 3 (3.26%) C
6 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.09%) C++
7 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (21.74%) CCNP
3 18 (19.57%) CCNA
4 17 (18.48%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (9.78%) Degree
6 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 8 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 7 (7.61%) MCSE
8 6 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (6.52%) CISA
8 6 (6.52%) CISM
8 6 (6.52%) CISSP
8 6 (6.52%) MCITP
9 3 (3.26%) CCIE
10 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.17%) PMP
11 1 (1.09%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.09%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.09%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.30%) SLA
2 13 (14.13%) Cyber Essentials
3 11 (11.96%) FISMA
4 9 (9.78%) GPG13
5 8 (8.70%) GDPR
5 8 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (3.26%) COBIT
7 1 (1.09%) ISO 22301
7 1 (1.09%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (38.04%) Active Directory
2 20 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (20.65%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.43%) KVM
5 5 (5.43%) vSphere
6 3 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.09%) Firmware
7 1 (1.09%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (7.61%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (7.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (4.35%) SCCM
5 3 (3.26%) Terraform
6 2 (2.17%) DameWare
6 2 (2.17%) SCOM
6 2 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.09%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.09%) Perfmon
7 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (46.74%) Cisco
2 32 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 23 (25.00%) VMware
4 22 (23.91%) Juniper
5 13 (14.13%) Sophos
6 10 (10.87%) McAfee
6 10 (10.87%) Riverbed
7 8 (8.70%) CheckPoint
7 8 (8.70%) Symantec
8 7 (7.61%) Google
8 7 (7.61%) Palo Alto
8 7 (7.61%) Trend Micro
9 6 (6.52%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.43%) Capita
10 5 (5.43%) NETGEAR
10 5 (5.43%) Vyatta
11 4 (4.35%) Oracle
12 3 (3.26%) Citrix
12 3 (3.26%) Fortinet
12 3 (3.26%) SAP