The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 32 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 2.60% - 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.89% - 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 29.22% 14.12% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 12
Average salary £33,000 £36,450 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.46% -19.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

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Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

VPN Salary Trend in Abingdon

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (50.00%) WSUS
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (50.00%) Biotechnology
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Avaya
2 4 (50.00%) SAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) SNMP
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Head of IT
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) XML
1 4 (50.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Biotechnology
1 4 (50.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Dell
2 4 (50.00%) Avaya
2 4 (50.00%) VMware