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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 101 98 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -25
Permanent jobs citing VPN 33 25 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.48% 1.23% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.73% 7.58% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 46
Average salary £60,000 £27,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+122.22% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £22,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -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
378 330 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.97% 16.22% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 278 245 296
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 £28,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
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 28 August 2015.

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 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 +3 17 £62,500 +135.84% 2
Milton Keynes -12 9 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Beaconsfield +18 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Marlow - 1 £25,000 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (48.75%) Firewall
2 37 (46.25%) LAN
3 36 (45.00%) Cisco
4 34 (42.50%) Windows
5 33 (41.25%) DNS
6 29 (36.25%) WAN
7 27 (33.75%) CCNP
7 27 (33.75%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (28.75%) Microsoft
9 22 (27.50%) DHCP
9 22 (27.50%) TCP/IP
10 17 (21.25%) SSL
11 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
12 15 (18.75%) Finance
12 15 (18.75%) Wireless
12 15 (18.75%) IPsec
12 15 (18.75%) Linux
12 15 (18.75%) BGP
12 15 (18.75%) MPLS
12 15 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (17.50%) OSPF
13 14 (17.50%) MS Office
14 13 (16.25%) SLA
14 13 (16.25%) VLAN
15 12 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
15 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
15 12 (15.00%) Information Security
15 12 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
16 11 (13.75%) Service Delivery
16 11 (13.75%) L2TP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.00%) nginx
3 4 (5.00%) Apache
3 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.75%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (17.50%) MS Office
2 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MFGPRO
1 3 (3.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.50%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (48.75%) Firewall
2 37 (46.25%) LAN
3 33 (41.25%) DNS
4 29 (36.25%) WAN
5 22 (27.50%) DHCP
5 22 (27.50%) TCP/IP
6 17 (21.25%) SSL
7 15 (18.75%) MPLS
7 15 (18.75%) BGP
7 15 (18.75%) Wireless
7 15 (18.75%) IPsec
7 15 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (17.50%) OSPF
9 13 (16.25%) VLAN
10 12 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (13.75%) L2TP
11 11 (13.75%) OpenVPN
12 9 (11.25%) Network Security
12 9 (11.25%) Wireless Security
12 9 (11.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.25%) Redis
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Subversion
1 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) Selenium
2 1 (1.25%) Fiddler
General
1 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (27.50%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (15.00%) Security Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Design Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 7 (8.75%) Network Design Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (8.75%) Systems Manager
6 6 (7.50%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Desktop Support
6 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.50%) IT Security Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.50%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) LAMP
2 3 (3.75%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.75%) Replication
3 6 (7.50%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.75%) FMCG
5 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.25%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 34 (42.50%) Windows
2 15 (18.75%) Linux
3 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.00%) Android
6 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) Information Security
1 12 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
2 11 (13.75%) Coaching
2 11 (13.75%) Service Delivery
2 11 (13.75%) Incident Management
3 9 (11.25%) Network Design
3 9 (11.25%) Database Security
3 9 (11.25%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (8.75%) Network Architecture
5 6 (7.50%) Load Balancing
5 6 (7.50%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (7.50%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (6.25%) SIEM
6 5 (6.25%) DDoS Mitigation
6 5 (6.25%) Web Development
6 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.00%) Information Management
7 4 (5.00%) Change Management
8 3 (3.75%) Identity Management
8 3 (3.75%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) Ruby
2 4 (5.00%) PHP
2 4 (5.00%) SQL
3 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (33.75%) CCNP
1 27 (33.75%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (11.25%) CCNA
2 9 (11.25%) CISSP
2 9 (11.25%) GIAC
2 9 (11.25%) CEH
3 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.75%) Degree
5 6 (7.50%) DV Cleared
5 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.00%) MCSE
7 1 (1.25%) ISEB
7 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.25%) FreeRADIUS
4 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.50%) XenApp
5 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.25%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Nagios
2 6 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.25%) Opsview
3 5 (6.25%) Puppet
4 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (45.00%) Cisco
2 23 (28.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.25%) VMware
4 7 (8.75%) CheckPoint
4 7 (8.75%) Avaya
5 6 (7.50%) HP
5 6 (7.50%) Computacenter
5 6 (7.50%) Riverbed
5 6 (7.50%) SolarWinds
6 5 (6.25%) Citrix
7 4 (5.00%) Dell
7 4 (5.00%) EMC
7 4 (5.00%) Sun
7 4 (5.00%) CommVault
7 4 (5.00%) Brocade
7 4 (5.00%) Meraki
8 3 (3.75%) Remedy
8 3 (3.75%) Mitel
8 3 (3.75%) Cognos
9 1 (1.25%) Juniper
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury
Intel Security
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago