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

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 53 62
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 +14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 39 44 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.14% 4.01% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.84% 17.81% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 23
Watford median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +1.12% +47.11%
10th Percentile £28,500 £36,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £51,000 £58,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +40.63% +16.36%

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 207 247 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 21.95% 22.50% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 169 184 200
Watford median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +1.12% -6.32%
10th Percentile £24,450 £23,125 £28,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £61,175 £58,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 23 (58.97%) Firewall
2 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
4 18 (46.15%) Windows
5 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (43.59%) Cisco
6 16 (41.03%) ITIL
7 14 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (35.90%) Data Centre
8 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 10 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (25.64%) CCNA
9 10 (25.64%) LAN
9 10 (25.64%) WAN
10 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
11 7 (17.95%) R
11 7 (17.95%) Wireless
11 7 (17.95%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
12 6 (15.38%) Linux
13 5 (12.82%) DNS
13 5 (12.82%) Remedy
13 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
13 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (12.82%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (12.82%) Office 365
13 5 (12.82%) Unified Communications
13 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012

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 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.13%) Confluence
4 2 (5.13%) GlassFish
4 2 (5.13%) JBoss
4 2 (5.13%) MQSeries
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.13%) IaaS
3 2 (5.13%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (58.97%) Firewall
2 10 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (25.64%) LAN
2 10 (25.64%) WAN
3 7 (17.95%) Wireless
4 5 (12.82%) DNS
4 5 (12.82%) Unified Communications
4 5 (12.82%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (7.69%) Internet
5 3 (7.69%) IPsec
5 3 (7.69%) MPLS
5 3 (7.69%) Network Security
5 3 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (7.69%) SAN
5 3 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.69%) VLAN
5 3 (7.69%) VoIP
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) French Language
1 2 (5.13%) German Language
1 2 (5.13%) Marketing
1 2 (5.13%) Swedish Language
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Team Leader
2 8 (20.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 8 (20.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (20.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco Support
3 7 (17.95%) Support Team Leader
4 5 (12.82%) Field Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Field Service Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Field Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Lead Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 2 (5.13%) EDI
2 2 (5.13%) EJB
2 2 (5.13%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (5.13%) HornetQ
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) Java EE
2 2 (5.13%) Java SE
2 2 (5.13%) JavaBeans
2 2 (5.13%) JMS
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Data Centre
2 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (7.69%) iPad
3 3 (7.69%) iPhone
3 3 (7.69%) Replication
4 2 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.56%) EPoS
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
5 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.38%) Linux
4 5 (12.82%) Windows 10
4 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
4 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.26%) Unix
6 3 (7.69%) Android
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (10.26%) Information Security
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (10.26%) Proactive Management
3 4 (10.26%) Remote Infrastructure Management
3 4 (10.26%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) SOA
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) ERP
5 2 (5.13%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Open Source
5 2 (5.13%) Scrum
5 2 (5.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) R
2 4 (10.26%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) AWK
3 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.13%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) PHP
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (25.64%) CCNA
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) AWS Certification
4 2 (5.13%) CCNP
4 2 (5.13%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 17 (43.59%) Cisco
3 5 (12.82%) Remedy
3 5 (12.82%) ServiceNow
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix
4 4 (10.26%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) NetApp
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) Veeam
5 2 (5.13%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) Dell