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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 97 98 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Permanent jobs citing VPN 26 26 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.33% 1.40% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.88% 7.41% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 64
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £45,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
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
330 351 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.93% 18.94% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 235 237 416
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £56,500 £60,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Milton Keynes +3 19 £24,500 -45.55% 4
High Wycombe +2 6 £35,000 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (51.85%) Windows
1 28 (51.85%) LAN
2 25 (46.30%) WAN
3 22 (40.74%) Cisco
4 20 (37.04%) Firewall
5 16 (29.63%) SQL
5 16 (29.63%) SLA
5 16 (29.63%) Juniper
6 14 (25.93%) MPLS
7 13 (24.07%) OSPF
7 13 (24.07%) BGP
7 13 (24.07%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (22.22%) ATM
8 12 (22.22%) SDH
8 12 (22.22%) VoIP
8 12 (22.22%) WLAN
8 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 12 (22.22%) DWDM
8 12 (22.22%) EIGRP
8 12 (22.22%) X.25
8 12 (22.22%) Frame Relay
8 12 (22.22%) Network Design
8 12 (22.22%) xDSL
9 10 (18.52%) Windows XP
9 10 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (16.67%) Huawei
11 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (12.96%) CCNP
12 7 (12.96%) EPoS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Lync
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Office
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (51.85%) LAN
2 25 (46.30%) WAN
3 20 (37.04%) Firewall
4 14 (25.93%) MPLS
5 13 (24.07%) OSPF
5 13 (24.07%) BGP
5 13 (24.07%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (22.22%) ATM
6 12 (22.22%) DWDM
6 12 (22.22%) Frame Relay
6 12 (22.22%) X.25
6 12 (22.22%) xDSL
6 12 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 12 (22.22%) SDH
6 12 (22.22%) VoIP
6 12 (22.22%) WLAN
7 7 (12.96%) Wireless
8 6 (11.11%) VLAN
8 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.26%) French Language
2 5 (9.26%) German Language
2 5 (9.26%) Spanish Language
3 4 (7.41%) Italian Language
4 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Architect
1 12 (22.22%) Network Architect
1 12 (22.22%) Network Design Architect
2 11 (20.37%) Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Network Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) IT Support
5 6 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (9.26%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Network Technical Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Design Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (5.56%) Field Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) EPoS
2 3 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.70%) FMCG
3 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) CESG
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 28 (51.85%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Windows XP
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
6 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Network Design
2 4 (7.41%) Change Control
3 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.56%) Coaching
3 3 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.70%) Change Management
4 2 (3.70%) ITIL
4 2 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.70%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (1.85%) Database Security
5 1 (1.85%) Information Security
5 1 (1.85%) ERP
5 1 (1.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.96%) CCNP
3 4 (7.41%) CCNA
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.56%) MCDST
5 2 (3.70%) CISSP
6 1 (1.85%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.85%) GIAC
6 1 (1.85%) CEH
6 1 (1.85%) CCDP
6 1 (1.85%) MCSE
6 1 (1.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.63%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Server
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (1.85%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.85%) Nagios
3 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Cisco
2 16 (29.63%) Juniper
3 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.67%) Huawei
5 6 (11.11%) VMware
6 2 (3.70%) Symantec
6 2 (3.70%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) Dell
6 2 (3.70%) NetApp
6 2 (3.70%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.85%) Kaseya
7 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.85%) EMC
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) Avaya
7 1 (1.85%) McAfee
7 1 (1.85%) Mitel
7 1 (1.85%) Sourcefire
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum £30,000 - £38,000 + Certification Tr
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago