Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 102 139
Rank change year-on-year +5 +37 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 42 120 105
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 2.09% 2.74% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.03% 12.77% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 41 108 101
Median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -8.16% +24.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,800 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £61,750 £66,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £42,958 £42,500
% change year-on-year +16.39% +1.08% -

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 349 940 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 17.38% 21.48% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 318 735 795
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Surrey

VPN
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for VPN in Surrey

VPN
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in Surrey over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 +9 9 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Godalming +9 6 £60,000 -17.24%
Redhill +11 5 £27,500 -42.11% 1
Epsom - 4 £60,000 -
Tadworth - 3 £77,500 -
Woking +7 2 £43,500 +58.18%
Reigate +18 1 £31,000 -4.62%
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 33 (78.57%) Firewall
2 23 (54.76%) Windows
3 21 (50.00%) Cisco
4 19 (45.24%) WAN
4 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
4 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
5 16 (38.10%) Office 365
6 13 (30.95%) Azure
6 13 (30.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
7 11 (26.19%) DNS
7 11 (26.19%) LAN
7 11 (26.19%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (26.19%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (23.81%) Network Security
8 10 (23.81%) DHCP
9 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 9 (21.43%) MCSE
9 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
9 9 (21.43%) Finance
9 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
9 9 (21.43%) F5
9 9 (21.43%) DevOps
10 8 (19.05%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
10 8 (19.05%) Palo Alto
10 8 (19.05%) Security Architecture
10 8 (19.05%) OWASP
10 8 (19.05%) Wireless

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 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) nginx
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (38.10%) Office 365
2 13 (30.95%) Azure
3 11 (26.19%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (7.14%) IaaS
4 3 (7.14%) OneDrive
4 3 (7.14%) PaaS
4 3 (7.14%) SaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Akamai
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.38%) AWS
5 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.38%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (2.38%) Cloudflare
5 1 (2.38%) Heroku
5 1 (2.38%) Route 53
5 1 (2.38%) Serverless
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (78.57%) Firewall
2 19 (45.24%) WAN
3 11 (26.19%) DNS
3 11 (26.19%) LAN
4 10 (23.81%) DHCP
4 10 (23.81%) Network Security
5 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 8 (19.05%) VLAN
6 8 (19.05%) Wireless
7 6 (14.29%) Wireless Security
7 6 (14.29%) WLAN
8 5 (11.90%) DMZ
8 5 (11.90%) IPsec
8 5 (11.90%) IPv4
9 4 (9.52%) Skype
9 4 (9.52%) SSL
10 3 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) Mocha
1 1 (2.38%) Selenium
1 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Architect
2 11 (26.19%) Network Architect
3 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Network Security Architect
4 8 (19.05%) Security Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (14.29%) IT Support
5 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (11.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) IT Support Technician
6 5 (11.90%) IT Technician
6 5 (11.90%) Junior
6 5 (11.90%) Junior IT Support
6 5 (11.90%) Junior IT Technician
6 5 (11.90%) Junior Support Technician
6 5 (11.90%) Security Manager
6 5 (11.90%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) Middleware
2 6 (14.29%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.38%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Data Centre
1 8 (19.05%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (7.14%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (4.76%) Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (26.19%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (21.43%) DevOps
3 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 8 (19.05%) OWASP
4 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (19.05%) Security Architecture
5 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (14.29%) High Availability
7 5 (11.90%) Coaching
7 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (11.90%) Information Security
7 5 (11.90%) Resource Management
7 5 (11.90%) Security Hardening
7 5 (11.90%) Security Operations
7 5 (11.90%) Tech Ops
8 4 (9.52%) Commercial Awareness
8 4 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (9.52%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) Ruby
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) VB
2 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) MCSE
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (19.05%) Degree
3 6 (14.29%) RHCSA
4 5 (11.90%) CEH
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (11.90%) MBCS
5 3 (7.14%) CCNA
5 3 (7.14%) CCNP
5 3 (7.14%) CISA
5 3 (7.14%) CISM
5 3 (7.14%) CISSP
5 3 (7.14%) MCITP
5 3 (7.14%) MCP
6 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) CCIE
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.38%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) NCSC
2 3 (7.14%) GDPR
2 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.14%) NIST
2 3 (7.14%) NIST 800
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.38%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) Firmware
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (4.76%) WSUS
4 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.38%) Ansible
4 1 (2.38%) AppManager
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.38%) Consul
4 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.38%) Packer
4 1 (2.38%) Terraform
4 1 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Cisco
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.43%) F5
4 8 (19.05%) Palo Alto
5 6 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (4.76%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Meraki
6 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.38%) Apple
7 1 (2.38%) Avaya
7 1 (2.38%) CA
7 1 (2.38%) Ivanti
7 1 (2.38%) Juniper
7 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.38%) Sophos