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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 91 112 85
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -27
Permanent jobs citing VPN 46 23 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.02% 1.04% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.62% 5.81% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 34
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £34,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -6.52%
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
396 396 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.38% 17.98% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 300 327 306
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Milton Keynes -2 24 £45,000 +2.27% 3
High Wycombe -8 4 £41,250 +66.66% 2
Beaconsfield - 3 £45,000 - 2
Iver +1 2 £47,500 +7.34%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 34 (45.33%) LAN
2 33 (44.00%) WAN
3 32 (42.67%) Cisco
4 31 (41.33%) Windows
4 31 (41.33%) Firewall
5 25 (33.33%) CCNP
5 25 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (32.00%) DNS
7 22 (29.33%) Wireless
8 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 17 (22.67%) TCP/IP
9 17 (22.67%) VLAN
10 14 (18.67%) MS Exchange
10 14 (18.67%) Riverbed
10 14 (18.67%) Data Centre
11 13 (17.33%) Load Balancing
11 13 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (17.33%) Linux
11 13 (17.33%) DHCP
11 13 (17.33%) IPsec
12 12 (16.00%) SLA
12 12 (16.00%) OSPF
12 12 (16.00%) SolarWinds
12 12 (16.00%) WAN Optimisation
12 12 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (14.67%) OpenVPN
13 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
13 11 (14.67%) SSL
13 11 (14.67%) MPLS
13 11 (14.67%) L2TP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.00%) nginx
3 3 (4.00%) Apache
3 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.67%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) Lync
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Office
2 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MFGPRO
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.33%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (45.33%) LAN
2 33 (44.00%) WAN
3 31 (41.33%) Firewall
4 24 (32.00%) DNS
5 22 (29.33%) Wireless
6 17 (22.67%) TCP/IP
6 17 (22.67%) VLAN
7 13 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (17.33%) DHCP
7 13 (17.33%) IPsec
8 12 (16.00%) OSPF
8 12 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (14.67%) OpenVPN
9 11 (14.67%) SSL
9 11 (14.67%) MPLS
9 11 (14.67%) L2TP
10 10 (13.33%) BGP
11 8 (10.67%) SAN
12 6 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (8.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.33%) Redis
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.00%) Subversion
2 2 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Games
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (21.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Design Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Systems Manager
5 6 (8.00%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Design Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Network Technical Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Network Design Architect
8 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.00%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) LAMP
2 2 (2.67%) EDI
3 1 (1.33%) HTML
3 1 (1.33%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.67%) Replication
3 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.00%) FMCG
5 2 (2.67%) e-Health
5 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.33%) Windows
2 13 (17.33%) Linux
3 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.33%) Android
5 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.33%) UNIX
7 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.33%) Load Balancing
2 12 (16.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 10 (13.33%) Network Design
4 9 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 8 (10.67%) Information Management
5 8 (10.67%) Incident Management
6 7 (9.33%) Network Architecture
6 7 (9.33%) Coaching
7 6 (8.00%) Information Security
7 6 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (8.00%) Database Security
7 6 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (6.67%) SIEM
8 5 (6.67%) Change Management
9 4 (5.33%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (5.33%) Web Development
10 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (2.67%) Change Control
11 2 (2.67%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.67%) Ruby
2 3 (4.00%) PHP
3 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) CCNP
1 25 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (8.00%) CEH
3 6 (8.00%) GIAC
3 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.00%) CISSP
3 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) MCSE
4 4 (5.33%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) CCSA
5 2 (2.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.33%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.33%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.67%) FreeRADIUS
3 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.00%) XenApp
5 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) Nagios
2 5 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.33%) Opsview
3 4 (5.33%) Puppet
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.67%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) Cisco
2 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.67%) Riverbed
4 12 (16.00%) SolarWinds
5 11 (14.67%) VMware
6 6 (8.00%) HP
7 5 (6.67%) Juniper
7 5 (6.67%) Citrix
8 4 (5.33%) Computacenter
8 4 (5.33%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.00%) Brocade
9 3 (4.00%) Meraki
9 3 (4.00%) CommVault
9 3 (4.00%) Dell
9 3 (4.00%) EMC
9 3 (4.00%) Sun
9 3 (4.00%) Mitel
10 2 (2.67%) Remedy
10 2 (2.67%) CA
10 2 (2.67%) Cognos
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: Negoitable
Posted: 3 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £42,000 to £60,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
TFM Networks
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive package commensurate to
Posted: 14 days ago
Buckinghamshire
TFM Networks
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive package, commensurate to
Posted: 14 days ago
Buckinghamshire
TFM Networks
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive package, commensurate to
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Home working + 32 Holiday
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago