Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 59 46
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13 +25
Permanent jobs citing VPN 53 39 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.74% 3.83% 4.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.61% 16.12% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 39 8 29
Watford median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -5.88% +41.67%
10th Percentile £27,700 £31,300 £26,000
90th Percentile £81,000 £67,500 £47,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% -11.76% +30.77%

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 179 242 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 19.39% 23.77% 22.23%
Number of salaries quoted 144 182 164
Watford median annual salary £44,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.86% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,250 £67,500 £56,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (73.58%) Firewall
2 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
3 26 (49.06%) DNS
3 26 (49.06%) Windows
4 24 (45.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (43.40%) VMware
5 23 (43.40%) Cisco
5 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
6 22 (41.51%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (37.74%) Data Centre
8 19 (35.85%) TCP/IP
9 18 (33.96%) SOA
9 18 (33.96%) Internet
9 18 (33.96%) Reverse Proxy
9 18 (33.96%) Hybrid Cloud
10 17 (32.08%) OpenStack
10 17 (32.08%) IaaS
10 17 (32.08%) Replication
10 17 (32.08%) Web Services
11 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (30.19%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (30.19%) Migration
12 15 (28.30%) Linux
13 14 (26.42%) PaaS
14 13 (24.53%) SaaS
14 13 (24.53%) Network Security
15 12 (22.64%) Hyper-V
15 12 (22.64%) ITIL
15 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (22.64%) Windows Server

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 17 (32.08%) OpenStack
2 10 (18.87%) GlassFish
2 10 (18.87%) JBoss
2 10 (18.87%) MQSeries
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (18.87%) WebLogic
2 10 (18.87%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.43%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (45.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (41.51%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (32.08%) IaaS
4 14 (26.42%) PaaS
5 13 (24.53%) SaaS
6 10 (18.87%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (16.98%) Office 365
8 4 (7.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (73.58%) Firewall
2 26 (49.06%) DNS
3 19 (35.85%) TCP/IP
4 18 (33.96%) Internet
4 18 (33.96%) Reverse Proxy
5 13 (24.53%) Network Security
6 11 (20.75%) SAN
7 10 (18.87%) LAN
7 10 (18.87%) WAN
8 9 (16.98%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (16.98%) Wireless
9 8 (15.09%) DHCP
10 5 (9.43%) Unified Communications
11 2 (3.77%) Cisco Firepower
11 2 (3.77%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (3.77%) IP Telephony
11 2 (3.77%) IPsec
11 2 (3.77%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (3.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
General
1 7 (13.21%) French Language
1 7 (13.21%) German Language
1 7 (13.21%) Swedish Language
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Architect
2 16 (30.19%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (22.64%) Network Engineer
4 11 (20.75%) Support Engineer
5 10 (18.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 10 (18.87%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (18.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (18.87%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (16.98%) Lead Architect
7 8 (15.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (15.09%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (15.09%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (15.09%) Security Engineer
8 7 (13.21%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (13.21%) Cisco Support
8 7 (13.21%) Field Engineer
8 7 (13.21%) Field Service Engineer
8 7 (13.21%) Field Support Engineer
8 7 (13.21%) Support Team Leader
8 7 (13.21%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) Web Services
2 10 (18.87%) ActiveMQ
2 10 (18.87%) EJB
2 10 (18.87%) EJB 3.0
2 10 (18.87%) HornetQ
2 10 (18.87%) Java EE
2 10 (18.87%) Java SE
2 10 (18.87%) JMS
2 10 (18.87%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) Data Centre
2 18 (33.96%) Hybrid Cloud
3 17 (32.08%) Replication
4 10 (18.87%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (15.09%) Management Information System
6 7 (13.21%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (9.43%) Driving Licence
8 3 (5.66%) iPad
8 3 (5.66%) iPhone
9 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (49.06%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Linux
3 12 (22.64%) Windows Server
4 10 (18.87%) Unix
5 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
6 8 (15.09%) Windows 10
6 8 (15.09%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.66%) Android
8 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) SOA
2 16 (30.19%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (30.19%) Migration
3 12 (22.64%) ITIL
4 11 (20.75%) Presales
5 10 (18.87%) Deployment Automation
6 7 (13.21%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.55%) Process Improvement
7 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.66%) Network Design
9 1 (1.89%) Data Privacy
9 1 (1.89%) DevOps
9 1 (1.89%) Information Security
9 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.89%) Network Management
9 1 (1.89%) Patch Management
9 1 (1.89%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.89%) Server Management
9 1 (1.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.87%) Bash Shell
2 10 (18.87%) Java
2 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
3 8 (15.09%) AWK
4 7 (13.21%) R
5 1 (1.89%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.87%) AWS Certification
2 10 (18.87%) CCNA
3 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (9.43%) Degree
4 5 (9.43%) Master's Degree
5 4 (7.55%) MCSE
6 3 (5.66%) CCNP
7 1 (1.89%) CCIE
7 1 (1.89%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (1.89%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.64%) Hyper-V
3 11 (20.75%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (18.87%) Puppet
2 5 (9.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.89%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
2 23 (43.40%) Cisco
2 23 (43.40%) VMware
3 10 (18.87%) Oracle
4 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
5 7 (13.21%) IBM
5 7 (13.21%) Remedy
5 7 (13.21%) ServiceNow
6 6 (11.32%) NetApp
7 5 (9.43%) Asigra
7 5 (9.43%) Citrix
7 5 (9.43%) HP
7 5 (9.43%) Veeam
8 4 (7.55%) EMC
9 2 (3.77%) F5
9 2 (3.77%) Juniper
9 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.89%) Capita
10 1 (1.89%) Dell