Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 133 103
Rank change year-on-year +18 -30 +7
Permanent jobs citing VPN 76 96 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.15% 2.11% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.19% 10.76% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 68 84 159
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -12.24% +30.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £62,500 £76,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +11.76%

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 746 892 1,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 21.14% 19.59% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 671 684 909
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,250 £25,950
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 +26 26 £26,000 -20.00% 8
Reigate +22 7 £65,000 +116.67% 1
Epsom -3 4 £60,000 +54.84%
Leatherhead +33 3 £24,000 -
Farnham +16 3 £41,250 +23.13% 1
Godalming -7 3 £65,000 -17.20% 4
Redhill -8 3 £39,500 -18.97% 1
Woking -19 3 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Tadworth - 3 £77,500 - 1
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 54 (71.05%) Firewall
2 46 (60.53%) Windows
3 42 (55.26%) Cisco
4 38 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 34 (44.74%) Active Directory
6 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
7 29 (38.16%) DHCP
8 27 (35.53%) DNS
9 24 (31.58%) WAN
10 23 (30.26%) PowerShell
11 22 (28.95%) Linux
12 21 (27.63%) MS Exchange
12 21 (27.63%) Azure
13 18 (23.68%) LAN
13 18 (23.68%) Office 365
14 17 (22.37%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (19.74%) TCP/IP
15 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (18.42%) Self-Motivation
16 14 (18.42%) Wireless
16 14 (18.42%) Degree
17 13 (17.11%) Network Security
17 13 (17.11%) CCNP
17 13 (17.11%) Internet
17 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2013
18 12 (15.79%) SSL
18 12 (15.79%) ITIL
18 12 (15.79%) IPsec
18 12 (15.79%) VMware
18 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared

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 21 (27.63%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (9.21%) IIS
3 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) JBoss
4 1 (1.32%) nginx
4 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.63%) Azure
2 18 (23.68%) Office 365
3 7 (9.21%) AWS
4 5 (6.58%) SaaS
5 4 (5.26%) OneDrive
6 3 (3.95%) GCP
6 3 (3.95%) Power Platform
6 3 (3.95%) PowerApps
7 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.32%) Akamai
8 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.32%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.32%) AWS Step Functions
8 1 (1.32%) Heroku
8 1 (1.32%) IaaS
8 1 (1.32%) PaaS
8 1 (1.32%) Route 53
8 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (71.05%) Firewall
2 29 (38.16%) DHCP
3 27 (35.53%) DNS
4 24 (31.58%) WAN
5 18 (23.68%) LAN
6 15 (19.74%) TCP/IP
7 14 (18.42%) Wireless
8 13 (17.11%) Internet
8 13 (17.11%) Network Security
9 12 (15.79%) IPsec
9 12 (15.79%) SSL
9 12 (15.79%) VLAN
10 11 (14.47%) BGP
11 9 (11.84%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (11.84%) SNMP
12 7 (9.21%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (9.21%) OSPF
12 7 (9.21%) VoIP
13 6 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (7.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
2 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.32%) Mocha
1 1 (1.32%) Selenium
1 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
1 10 (13.16%) Legal
1 10 (13.16%) Public Sector
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (21.05%) Architect
3 13 (17.11%) Administrator
3 13 (17.11%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Network Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Security Architect
5 7 (9.21%) Senior Architect
6 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.89%) Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (7.89%) IT Support
6 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) IP Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Wireless Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Network Security Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) 802.1X
1 4 (5.26%) Middleware
2 2 (2.63%) SAML
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.32%) Memcached
3 1 (1.32%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (14.47%) Data Centre
3 10 (13.16%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.63%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.32%) Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (60.53%) Windows
2 38 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 22 (28.95%) Linux
4 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (13.16%) Ubuntu
6 9 (11.84%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.63%) CentOS
8 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.63%) Solaris
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (11.84%) Incident Management
3 9 (11.84%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (10.53%) Change Management
4 8 (10.53%) DevOps
5 7 (9.21%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (7.89%) Information Security
7 5 (6.58%) CRM
7 5 (6.58%) Network Management
7 5 (6.58%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (6.58%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.58%) Security Architecture
8 4 (5.26%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.26%) OWASP
8 4 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (3.95%) Change Control
9 3 (3.95%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.95%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (1.32%) Java
3 1 (1.32%) Python
3 1 (1.32%) Ruby
3 1 (1.32%) VB
3 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (18.42%) Degree
3 13 (17.11%) CCNP
4 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 11 (14.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (9.21%) MCSE
6 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (7.89%) CCNA
8 4 (5.26%) MCITP
8 4 (5.26%) MCSA
9 3 (3.95%) CISM
9 3 (3.95%) CISSP
9 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.63%) CISA
10 2 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.63%) MCP
11 1 (1.32%) CEH
11 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.32%) ISSAP
11 1 (1.32%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.53%) SLA
3 3 (3.95%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (3.95%) NIST
4 2 (2.63%) GDPR
4 2 (2.63%) NIST 800
4 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.32%) COBIT
5 1 (1.32%) NCSC
5 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 34 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.21%) Firmware
5 2 (2.63%) Sendmail
5 2 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.32%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.32%) Docker
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (3.95%) Nessus
2 3 (3.95%) SCCM
2 3 (3.95%) Terraform
2 3 (3.95%) WSUS
3 2 (2.63%) Nagios
3 2 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.63%) Perfmon
3 2 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.32%) Ansible
4 1 (1.32%) AppManager
4 1 (1.32%) Consul
4 1 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.32%) Packer
4 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (55.26%) Cisco
2 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.79%) VMware
4 10 (13.16%) Meraki
5 8 (10.53%) F5
6 7 (9.21%) Palo Alto
7 6 (7.89%) Aruba
7 6 (7.89%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.58%) CheckPoint
8 5 (6.58%) Huawei
8 5 (6.58%) Ruckus Wireless
8 5 (6.58%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (5.26%) Juniper
10 3 (3.95%) Google
10 3 (3.95%) HP
11 2 (2.63%) CA
11 2 (2.63%) Dell
11 2 (2.63%) Oracle
11 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.63%) Zscaler