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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 100 113 85
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Permanent jobs citing VPN 32 22 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.40% 1.05% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.04% 6.23% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 37
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,250 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,947 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -1.47%
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
398 353 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.36% 16.90% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 308 276 312
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

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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 31 July 2015. 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 +1 12 £61,250 +172.22%
Milton Keynes -2 12 £46,250 +21.71% 1
Beaconsfield +27 5 £45,000 +12.50%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 41 (47.67%) Firewall
2 38 (44.19%) LAN
3 36 (41.86%) Windows
3 36 (41.86%) Cisco
4 34 (39.53%) WAN
5 32 (37.21%) DNS
6 30 (34.88%) CCNP
6 30 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
8 23 (26.74%) TCP/IP
9 21 (24.42%) DHCP
9 21 (24.42%) Wireless
10 16 (18.60%) IPsec
10 16 (18.60%) Linux
10 16 (18.60%) SSL
11 15 (17.44%) VLAN
11 15 (17.44%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (16.28%) SLA
12 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
13 13 (15.12%) MS Office
13 13 (15.12%) BGP
13 13 (15.12%) Telecoms
13 13 (15.12%) Service Delivery
13 13 (15.12%) MPLS
14 12 (13.95%) OSPF
14 12 (13.95%) Finance
14 12 (13.95%) Information Security
14 12 (13.95%) VMware
14 12 (13.95%) Active Directory
14 12 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection

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Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.65%) nginx
3 4 (4.65%) Apache
3 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.49%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Office
2 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MFGPRO
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.33%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (47.67%) Firewall
2 38 (44.19%) LAN
3 34 (39.53%) WAN
4 32 (37.21%) DNS
5 23 (26.74%) TCP/IP
6 21 (24.42%) Wireless
6 21 (24.42%) DHCP
7 16 (18.60%) SSL
7 16 (18.60%) IPsec
8 15 (17.44%) VLAN
8 15 (17.44%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (15.12%) MPLS
9 13 (15.12%) BGP
10 12 (13.95%) OSPF
10 12 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (12.79%) OpenVPN
11 11 (12.79%) L2TP
12 10 (11.63%) DMZ
12 10 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (11.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) MySQL
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.16%) Redis
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Subversion
1 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.16%) JIRA
3 1 (1.16%) Selenium
3 1 (1.16%) Fiddler
General
1 13 (15.12%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.95%) Finance
3 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (33.72%) Network Engineer
2 16 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Security Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Design Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Architect
6 7 (8.14%) Systems Manager
6 7 (8.14%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Network Architect
7 6 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.81%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) IT Security Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.33%) Cisco Engineer
11 2 (2.33%) Network Support
11 2 (2.33%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) LAMP
2 3 (3.49%) EDI
3 1 (1.16%) MAPI
3 1 (1.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.14%) Replication
3 6 (6.98%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.49%) FMCG
5 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.33%) e-Health
7 1 (1.16%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 36 (41.86%) Windows
2 16 (18.60%) Linux
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.65%) Android
5 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.49%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.33%) UNIX
7 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.12%) Service Delivery
2 12 (13.95%) Information Security
2 12 (13.95%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (12.79%) Coaching
3 11 (12.79%) Incident Management
4 10 (11.63%) Load Balancing
4 10 (11.63%) Network Design
4 10 (11.63%) Database Security
4 10 (11.63%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (10.47%) WAN Optimisation
6 8 (9.30%) Information Management
7 7 (8.14%) Network Architecture
8 6 (6.98%) SIEM
8 6 (6.98%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (5.81%) Web Development
9 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.65%) Change Management
10 4 (4.65%) DDoS Mitigation
11 3 (3.49%) Data Protection
12 2 (2.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.98%) Ruby
2 4 (4.65%) PHP
3 3 (3.49%) SQL
3 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (34.88%) CCNP
1 30 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (11.63%) GIAC
2 10 (11.63%) CISSP
2 10 (11.63%) CEH
3 9 (10.47%) Degree
4 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.98%) DV Cleared
5 6 (6.98%) CCNA
5 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.65%) MCSE
7 2 (2.33%) CCSA
8 1 (1.16%) ISEB
8 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.81%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.33%) XenApp
5 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) Nagios
2 6 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.81%) Puppet
3 5 (5.81%) Opsview
4 2 (2.33%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (41.86%) Cisco
2 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.95%) VMware
4 9 (10.47%) Riverbed
4 9 (10.47%) SolarWinds
5 6 (6.98%) Computacenter
5 6 (6.98%) CheckPoint
5 6 (6.98%) HP
6 4 (4.65%) Dell
6 4 (4.65%) EMC
6 4 (4.65%) Citrix
6 4 (4.65%) Avaya
6 4 (4.65%) Sun
6 4 (4.65%) CommVault
6 4 (4.65%) Brocade
6 4 (4.65%) Meraki
7 3 (3.49%) Cognos
7 3 (3.49%) Remedy
7 3 (3.49%) Mitel
8 2 (2.33%) Huawei
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