The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 47 60
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.06% 2.05% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.35% 9.09% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 4
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £39,600 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £66,000 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 113 132 118
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 19.93% 22.60% 23.37%
Number of salaries quoted 83 108 79
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £36,300 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,400 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Watford

VPN
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for VPN in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for VPN.

1 34 (94.44%) Firewall
2 26 (72.22%) Cisco
3 25 (69.44%) ITIL
4 21 (58.33%) VMware
4 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (52.78%) Windows
5 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
5 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
6 18 (50.00%) LAN
6 18 (50.00%) WAN
7 17 (47.22%) DHCP
7 17 (47.22%) Linux
7 17 (47.22%) DNS
7 17 (47.22%) Skype for Business
7 17 (47.22%) Office 365
7 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
8 16 (44.44%) Data Centre
9 15 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (38.89%) CCNP
10 14 (38.89%) CheckPoint
10 14 (38.89%) VLAN
11 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (33.33%) NetApp
12 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
12 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
13 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (27.78%) Network Security
13 10 (27.78%) CCNA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 17 (47.22%) Skype for Business
2 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (47.22%) Office 365
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (22.22%) PaaS
4 7 (19.44%) Mimecast
5 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (94.44%) Firewall
2 18 (50.00%) LAN
2 18 (50.00%) WAN
3 17 (47.22%) DHCP
3 17 (47.22%) DNS
4 14 (38.89%) VLAN
5 10 (27.78%) Network Security
5 10 (27.78%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (22.22%) ISDN
6 8 (22.22%) MPLS
6 8 (22.22%) PBX
6 8 (22.22%) VoIP
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (19.44%) SAN
7 7 (19.44%) Unified Communications
7 7 (19.44%) Wireless
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (16.67%) IP Telephony
8 6 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Amazon RDS
General
1 8 (22.22%) Retail
2 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (44.44%) Support Engineer
3 14 (38.89%) Network Engineer
4 12 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (27.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (27.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 8 (22.22%) Active Directory Support
6 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (22.22%) Network Support
6 8 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
6 8 (22.22%) Office 365 Engineer
7 7 (19.44%) Exchange Support
8 6 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
8 6 (16.67%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco Support
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 5 (13.89%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Handset
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
3 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (19.44%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) ITIL
2 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
3 8 (22.22%) Coaching
3 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 7 (19.44%) Business Continuity
4 7 (19.44%) Change Management
4 7 (19.44%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (19.44%) Mathematics
4 7 (19.44%) Web Filtering
5 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 4 (11.11%) Presales
6 4 (11.11%) Service Management
6 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 4 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (5.56%) Information Security
7 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (38.89%) CCNP
3 10 (27.78%) CCNA
4 7 (19.44%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) MCP
5 2 (5.56%) MCSE
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
3 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
4 10 (27.78%) Terminal Services
5 9 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (22.22%) VMware ESX
7 6 (16.67%) vSphere
8 2 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Cisco
2 21 (58.33%) VMware
3 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
4 14 (38.89%) CheckPoint
5 12 (33.33%) NetApp
6 7 (19.44%) Citrix
6 7 (19.44%) Dell
6 7 (19.44%) HP
6 7 (19.44%) Huawei
6 7 (19.44%) Palo Alto
6 7 (19.44%) Veeam
7 4 (11.11%) EMC
7 4 (11.11%) SAP
Watford, Hertfordshire
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