Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 45 63
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 40 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.13% 4.62% 3.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.33% 23.19% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 27
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -11.46% +12.94%
10th Percentile £33,125 £26,000 £25,450
90th Percentile £67,500 £47,500 £69,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -10.11% +36.92% -23.53%

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 245 207 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 25.28% 19.90% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 182 164 163
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 31 (77.50%) Windows
1 31 (77.50%) VMware
1 31 (77.50%) Windows Server
2 30 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (75.00%) ITIL
3 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
4 28 (70.00%) Firewall
4 28 (70.00%) Linux
5 27 (67.50%) DNS
6 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
7 25 (62.50%) DHCP
7 25 (62.50%) Skype for Business
7 25 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (62.50%) Office 365
8 21 (52.50%) Data Centre
8 21 (52.50%) Microsoft Office
9 20 (50.00%) Terminal Services
9 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (50.00%) Skype
9 20 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
9 20 (50.00%) Mentoring
9 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (47.50%) VoIP
11 18 (45.00%) MPLS
11 18 (45.00%) VLAN
12 16 (40.00%) PaaS
13 15 (37.50%) WAN
13 15 (37.50%) LAN
14 14 (35.00%) PBX

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 25 (62.50%) Skype for Business
2 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (62.50%) Office 365
2 16 (40.00%) PaaS
3 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (17.50%) SaaS
5 6 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (12.50%) Mimecast
7 2 (5.00%) GitHub
7 2 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (70.00%) Firewall
2 27 (67.50%) DNS
3 25 (62.50%) DHCP
4 20 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
4 20 (50.00%) Skype
5 19 (47.50%) VoIP
6 18 (45.00%) MPLS
6 18 (45.00%) VLAN
7 15 (37.50%) LAN
7 15 (37.50%) WAN
8 14 (35.00%) ISDN
8 14 (35.00%) PBX
9 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.50%) SAN
10 5 (12.50%) Unified Communications
10 5 (12.50%) Wireless
11 4 (10.00%) BGP
11 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (10.00%) HSRP
11 4 (10.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) DB2
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
1 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (35.00%) Retail
2 13 (32.50%) Games
3 2 (5.00%) French Language
3 2 (5.00%) German Language
3 2 (5.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 17 (42.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 17 (42.50%) Support Engineer
3 16 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 10 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
6 9 (22.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 8 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
7 8 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
7 8 (20.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 8 (20.00%) Analyst
7 8 (20.00%) Support Analyst
8 6 (15.00%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (15.00%) Desktop Support
8 6 (15.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (12.50%) Network Engineer
10 4 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (52.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.00%) Handset
3 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Windows
1 31 (77.50%) Windows Server
2 28 (70.00%) Linux
3 20 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (15.00%) CentOS
5 6 (15.00%) Mac OS
5 6 (15.00%) Ubuntu
6 5 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 5 (12.50%) Unix
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) ITIL
2 20 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 14 (35.00%) Coaching
3 14 (35.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (20.00%) Information Security
5 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
5 6 (15.00%) Proactive Management
5 6 (15.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking
6 5 (12.50%) DNA
6 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (12.50%) Web Filtering
7 4 (10.00%) DevOps
8 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.00%) Open Source
9 2 (5.00%) Presales
9 2 (5.00%) Remote Infrastructure Management
9 2 (5.00%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (5.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.00%) Go
1 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.00%) Python
1 2 (5.00%) Ruby
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) CCNA
1 4 (10.00%) CCNP
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) MCITP
2 3 (7.50%) MCSE
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.50%) MCP
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (50.00%) Terminal Services
5 7 (17.50%) vSphere
6 6 (15.00%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 5 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) WSUS
2 7 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (15.00%) vCenter Server
4 5 (12.50%) Backup Exec
5 4 (10.00%) Ansible
6 2 (5.00%) Puppet
6 2 (5.00%) Terraform
7 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) VMware
2 29 (72.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.00%) Veeam
4 5 (12.50%) Citrix
4 5 (12.50%) Dell
4 5 (12.50%) HP
4 5 (12.50%) NetApp
5 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle
8 1 (2.50%) Remedy
8 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.50%) Sybase