Period
to 18 December 2018

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 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 62 52
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 +11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 53 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.59% 3.89% 3.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.04% 17.31% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 38 17 22
Watford median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% -11.46%
10th Percentile £31,000 £36,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £67,500 £47,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% -4.49% +36.92%

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 Watford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 196 208 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 20.68% 22.49% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 150 160 132
Watford median annual salary £43,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.95% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,950 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £74,250 £67,500 £60,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +1.12%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Watford

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

Salary histogram for VPN in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for VPN.

1 40 (75.47%) Firewall
2 39 (73.58%) VMware
3 35 (66.04%) Microsoft
4 30 (56.60%) DNS
4 30 (56.60%) Windows
5 28 (52.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (49.06%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (39.62%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (37.74%) Linux
8 20 (37.74%) TCP/IP
8 20 (37.74%) Cisco
9 19 (35.85%) SOA
9 19 (35.85%) Internet
9 19 (35.85%) IaaS
9 19 (35.85%) Hyper-V
9 19 (35.85%) Reverse Proxy
9 19 (35.85%) Hybrid Cloud
10 18 (33.96%) Replication
10 18 (33.96%) OpenStack
10 18 (33.96%) Migration
10 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
10 18 (33.96%) Web Services
11 17 (32.08%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (32.08%) PaaS
11 17 (32.08%) Windows Server
12 16 (30.19%) SaaS
12 16 (30.19%) Network Security
12 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (28.30%) CheckPoint
14 14 (26.42%) LAN

VPN
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 18 (33.96%) OpenStack
2 12 (22.64%) GlassFish
2 12 (22.64%) JBoss
2 12 (22.64%) MQSeries
2 12 (22.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (22.64%) WebLogic
2 12 (22.64%) WebSphere
3 8 (15.09%) Skype for Business
4 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (52.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (49.06%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (35.85%) IaaS
4 17 (32.08%) PaaS
5 16 (30.19%) SaaS
6 12 (22.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (22.64%) Office 365
7 7 (13.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (75.47%) Firewall
2 30 (56.60%) DNS
3 20 (37.74%) TCP/IP
4 19 (35.85%) Internet
4 19 (35.85%) Reverse Proxy
5 16 (30.19%) Network Security
6 14 (26.42%) LAN
6 14 (26.42%) WAN
7 13 (24.53%) SAN
8 11 (20.75%) DHCP
9 8 (15.09%) Unified Communications
10 3 (5.66%) VLAN
11 2 (3.77%) Cisco Firepower
11 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (3.77%) VoIP
11 2 (3.77%) Wireless
12 1 (1.89%) DSL
12 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
General
1 9 (16.98%) French Language
1 9 (16.98%) German Language
1 9 (16.98%) Swedish Language
2 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Architect
2 18 (33.96%) Infrastructure Architect
3 16 (30.19%) Network Engineer
4 14 (26.42%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (26.42%) Security Engineer
5 12 (22.64%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (20.75%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (18.87%) Support Engineer
8 8 (15.09%) Data Architect
8 8 (15.09%) Data Centre Architect
9 7 (13.21%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (13.21%) Lead Architect
9 7 (13.21%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (11.32%) Field Engineer
10 6 (11.32%) Field Service Engineer
10 6 (11.32%) Field Support Engineer
11 3 (5.66%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) Web Services
2 12 (22.64%) ActiveMQ
2 12 (22.64%) EJB
2 12 (22.64%) EJB 3.0
2 12 (22.64%) HornetQ
2 12 (22.64%) Java EE
2 12 (22.64%) Java SE
2 12 (22.64%) JMS
2 12 (22.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 18 (33.96%) Replication
3 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
4 12 (22.64%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (16.98%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Windows
2 20 (37.74%) Linux
3 17 (32.08%) Windows Server
4 12 (22.64%) Unix
4 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
5 11 (20.75%) Windows 10
6 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (15.09%) Windows 8
8 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) SOA
2 18 (33.96%) Migration
3 17 (32.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (26.42%) Presales
5 12 (22.64%) Deployment Automation
6 7 (13.21%) Process Improvement
6 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.66%) Network Design
8 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.89%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.89%) Data Privacy
9 1 (1.89%) DevOps
9 1 (1.89%) Information Security
9 1 (1.89%) ITIL
9 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.89%) Network Management
9 1 (1.89%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) PowerShell
2 12 (22.64%) Bash Shell
2 12 (22.64%) Java
2 12 (22.64%) Shell Script
3 10 (18.87%) AWK
4 1 (1.89%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) AWS Certification
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
3 6 (11.32%) Master's Degree
4 4 (7.55%) MCSE
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.77%) CCNP
7 1 (1.89%) CCIE
7 1 (1.89%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (1.89%) CCIE Security
7 1 (1.89%) CCNA
7 1 (1.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (39.62%) VMware ESXi
2 19 (35.85%) Hyper-V
3 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
4 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (22.64%) Puppet
2 8 (15.09%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.66%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.89%) Ansible
4 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 39 (73.58%) VMware
2 35 (66.04%) Microsoft
3 20 (37.74%) Cisco
4 15 (28.30%) CheckPoint
5 12 (22.64%) Oracle
6 11 (20.75%) IBM
7 8 (15.09%) Asigra
7 8 (15.09%) Citrix
7 8 (15.09%) Veeam
8 6 (11.32%) Remedy
8 6 (11.32%) ServiceNow
9 5 (9.43%) NetApp
10 4 (7.55%) EMC
11 2 (3.77%) F5
11 2 (3.77%) HP
11 2 (3.77%) Juniper
11 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
12 1 (1.89%) Dell