Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 145 127
Rank change year-on-year +52 -18 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 128 95 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.05% 1.81% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.57% 9.55% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 116 90 118
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £24,750 £30,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £66,250 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,915 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.29% -5.88% -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 943 995 1,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 22.50% 18.96% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 762 805 864
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.86%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 +21 36 £31,500 -47.50% 5
Leatherhead +10 22 £52,500 +16.67%
Woking - 10 £27,500 - 1
Godalming +17 7 £72,500 +26.09%
Reigate +15 6 £32,500 -45.83% 1
Redhill -6 5 £47,500 -13.64%
Cranleigh - 5 £42,500 -
Camberley -5 2 £61,000 +22.00%
Whyteleafe - 2 £45,000 -
Staines +3 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Caterham -1 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Esher - 1 £20,500 -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 80 (62.50%) Firewall
2 78 (60.94%) Cisco
3 60 (46.88%) Microsoft
4 59 (46.09%) Windows
5 49 (38.28%) Wireless
6 48 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 46 (35.94%) Windows Server
8 43 (33.59%) Cisco Certification
9 41 (32.03%) Linux
10 30 (23.44%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (22.66%) DNS
12 28 (21.88%) Hyper-V
13 27 (21.09%) VLAN
13 27 (21.09%) DHCP
13 27 (21.09%) Dell
14 26 (20.31%) CCNA
14 26 (20.31%) MS Exchange
14 26 (20.31%) OSPF
14 26 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 25 (19.53%) Self-Motivation
16 24 (18.75%) SLA
17 23 (17.97%) Service Delivery
18 22 (17.19%) Finance
18 22 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
19 21 (16.41%) TCP/IP
19 21 (16.41%) CCNP
20 20 (15.63%) WAN
20 20 (15.63%) ITIL
20 20 (15.63%) BGP
20 20 (15.63%) Data Centre

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 26 (20.31%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (8.59%) Skype for Business
4 9 (7.03%) IIS
5 8 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.03%) Office 365
3 8 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.69%) SaaS
5 5 (3.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.91%) OneDrive
6 4 (3.13%) IaaS
6 4 (3.13%) PaaS
7 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.78%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.78%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (62.50%) Firewall
2 49 (38.28%) Wireless
3 30 (23.44%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (22.66%) DNS
5 27 (21.09%) DHCP
5 27 (21.09%) VLAN
6 26 (20.31%) OSPF
7 21 (16.41%) TCP/IP
8 20 (15.63%) BGP
8 20 (15.63%) WAN
9 16 (12.50%) Internet
9 16 (12.50%) SNMP
10 15 (11.72%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (10.94%) Network Security
11 14 (10.94%) VoIP
12 13 (10.16%) LAN
13 11 (8.59%) IPsec
13 11 (8.59%) SSL
13 11 (8.59%) Wireless Security
14 10 (7.81%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.91%) MySQL
3 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 7 (5.47%) JIRA
2 2 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.78%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.78%) Gradle
3 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (17.19%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.34%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.78%) Games
4 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (22.66%) Network Engineer
2 21 (16.41%) Administrator
2 21 (16.41%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (14.06%) Wireless Engineer
4 17 (13.28%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (10.94%) IP Engineer
6 13 (10.16%) Analyst
7 10 (7.81%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.81%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Service Manager
8 8 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (5.47%) Consultant
9 7 (5.47%) Systems Support
10 6 (4.69%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) IT Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.53%) Self-Motivation
2 20 (15.63%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.59%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (3.91%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.13%) Clustering
6 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.56%) PKI
8 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.78%) Robotics
8 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (46.09%) Windows
2 46 (35.94%) Windows Server
3 41 (32.03%) Linux
4 26 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 14 (10.94%) Windows 10
7 9 (7.03%) CentOS
7 9 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.47%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.91%) Debian
10 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.56%) Solaris
11 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.78%) Android
12 1 (0.78%) Unix
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.97%) Service Delivery
2 20 (15.63%) ITIL
3 17 (13.28%) Mentoring
4 16 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 16 (12.50%) Service Management
5 14 (10.94%) Load Balancing
6 13 (10.16%) Computer Science
6 13 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (8.59%) Information Security
9 10 (7.81%) Problem Management
9 10 (7.81%) Service Delivery Management
9 10 (7.81%) Thought Leadership
10 9 (7.03%) Change Control
10 9 (7.03%) Change Management
10 9 (7.03%) Coaching
10 9 (7.03%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (7.03%) High Availability
10 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 9 (7.03%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.06%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.03%) SQL
3 6 (4.69%) Python
4 5 (3.91%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.91%) Ruby
5 3 (2.34%) Java
6 1 (0.78%) C++
6 1 (0.78%) Java 8
6 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (33.59%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (20.31%) CCNA
3 21 (16.41%) CCNP
4 18 (14.06%) Security Cleared
5 15 (11.72%) Degree
6 11 (8.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (5.47%) JNCIP
8 7 (5.47%) JNCIS
8 7 (5.47%) MCSE
9 6 (4.69%) CCIE
10 5 (3.91%) DBS Check
10 5 (3.91%) JNCIE
10 5 (3.91%) MCITP
10 5 (3.91%) MCP
10 5 (3.91%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.56%) MCSA
12 1 (0.78%) CCDA
12 1 (0.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.75%) SLA
2 9 (7.03%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.78%) BS7799
4 1 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 48 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 28 (21.88%) Hyper-V
3 17 (13.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.25%) Firmware
5 6 (4.69%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (3.91%) iptables
6 5 (3.91%) KVM
6 5 (3.91%) Xen
7 2 (1.56%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.78%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.78%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (10.94%) WSUS
2 12 (9.38%) SCCM
3 8 (6.25%) Perfmon
4 7 (5.47%) Nagios
5 5 (3.91%) Ansible
5 5 (3.91%) HAProxy
5 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (3.91%) Puppet
5 5 (3.91%) ZABBIX
6 4 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.56%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.78%) Kibana
8 1 (0.78%) Nessus
8 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 78 (60.94%) Cisco
2 60 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 27 (21.09%) Dell
4 19 (14.84%) VMware
5 15 (11.72%) Huawei
5 15 (11.72%) Meraki
6 14 (10.94%) Aruba
6 14 (10.94%) Juniper
6 14 (10.94%) Ruckus Wireless
7 12 (9.38%) Palo Alto
8 9 (7.03%) Red Hat
9 8 (6.25%) CA
9 8 (6.25%) Riverbed
10 7 (5.47%) Apple
10 7 (5.47%) CheckPoint
11 6 (4.69%) Atlassian
11 6 (4.69%) Citrix
12 5 (3.91%) EMC
12 5 (3.91%) SolarWinds
13 4 (3.13%) F5