The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 100 67 99
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +32
Permanent jobs citing VPN 25 48 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.23% 2.63% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.72% 12.34% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 46 25
Average salary £27,000 £37,500 £30,679
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +22.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
VPN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
324 389 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.93% 21.35% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 239 295 378
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VPN Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

VPN
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe -15 11 £26,500 -29.33% 1
Milton Keynes -12 10 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Aylesbury -4 2 £60,000 +71.42%
Beaconsfield - 1 £40,000 -
Amersham - 1 £27,500 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) Firewall
3 16 (33.33%) LAN
3 16 (33.33%) Cisco
4 15 (31.25%) WAN
5 14 (29.17%) MPLS
6 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
7 12 (25.00%) SQL
7 12 (25.00%) VMware
8 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
8 11 (22.92%) SLA
9 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (20.83%) OSPF
9 10 (20.83%) BGP
10 9 (18.75%) VoIP
10 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
10 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
11 8 (16.67%) ITIL
11 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (16.67%) Juniper
12 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
12 7 (14.58%) ATM
12 7 (14.58%) Wireless
12 7 (14.58%) xDSL
13 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
13 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 6 (12.50%) CCNP
13 6 (12.50%) CCNA
13 6 (12.50%) Internet

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Lync
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (50.00%) Firewall
2 16 (33.33%) LAN
3 15 (31.25%) WAN
4 14 (29.17%) MPLS
5 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
6 10 (20.83%) OSPF
6 10 (20.83%) BGP
7 9 (18.75%) VoIP
8 7 (14.58%) ATM
8 7 (14.58%) Wireless
8 7 (14.58%) xDSL
9 6 (12.50%) Internet
10 5 (10.42%) EIGRP
10 5 (10.42%) SAN
10 5 (10.42%) WLAN
10 5 (10.42%) SDH
10 5 (10.42%) DHCP
10 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (10.42%) Frame Relay
10 5 (10.42%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.33%) Marketing
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) French Language
4 2 (4.17%) Back Office
4 2 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Network Engineer
1 9 (18.75%) IT Support
2 6 (12.50%) Consultant
3 5 (10.42%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Network Architect
3 5 (10.42%) Network Design Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Network Support
5 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Supervisor
6 2 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Network Technical Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Design Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco Support
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) JSON
1 2 (4.17%) Qt
1 2 (4.17%) COM
2 1 (2.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) EPoS
2 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.17%) EqualLogic
2 2 (4.17%) Clustering
2 2 (4.17%) Streaming Video
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.33%) Android
6 4 (8.33%) Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Network Design
3 4 (8.33%) Product Marketing
3 4 (8.33%) Product Management
4 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.17%) Change Control
5 2 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.17%) Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (2.08%) ERP
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.08%) Information Security
6 1 (2.08%) Logistics
6 1 (2.08%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.50%) CCNP
2 6 (12.50%) CCNA
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.42%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) MCDST
5 2 (4.17%) CCIE
6 1 (2.08%) CISSP
6 1 (2.08%) MCSE
6 1 (2.08%) MCSA
6 1 (2.08%) GIAC
6 1 (2.08%) CEH
6 1 (2.08%) MCTS
6 1 (2.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (10.42%) VMware Server
2 4 (8.33%) XenApp
2 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (2.08%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Cisco
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.00%) VMware
4 8 (16.67%) Juniper
5 5 (10.42%) HP
5 5 (10.42%) NetApp
5 5 (10.42%) Citrix
6 4 (8.33%) Huawei
6 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.17%) Apple
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
7 2 (4.17%) EMC
7 2 (4.17%) Adobe
7 2 (4.17%) IBM
8 1 (2.08%) Siemens
8 1 (2.08%) Symantec
8 1 (2.08%) Mitel
8 1 (2.08%) Polycom
High Wycombe
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 28k + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: c£25,000 + Car allowance dependent on experience
Posted: 17 days ago