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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 81 115 79
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -36
Permanent jobs citing VPN 54 23 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.44% 1.02% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.36% 5.99% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 47 19 46
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £27,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,318 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.27% -1.94%
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
376 384 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.98% 16.98% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 270 305 304
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +8 27 £45,000 -4.25% 2
High Wycombe -2 7 £60,000 +122.22% 1
Iver +1 2 £47,500 +41.79%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 36 (51.43%) LAN
2 35 (50.00%) WAN
3 30 (42.86%) Firewall
4 29 (41.43%) Cisco
5 27 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (37.14%) CCNP
7 25 (35.71%) Windows
7 25 (35.71%) Wireless
8 19 (27.14%) DNS
9 17 (24.29%) VLAN
10 16 (22.86%) Load Balancing
10 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
11 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 14 (20.00%) Riverbed
11 14 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
12 13 (18.57%) SolarWinds
13 12 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
14 11 (15.71%) DHCP
15 10 (14.29%) Linux
15 10 (14.29%) VMware
15 10 (14.29%) IPsec
15 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
16 9 (12.86%) OSPF
16 9 (12.86%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (11.43%) OpenVPN
17 8 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 8 (11.43%) SSL
17 8 (11.43%) SLA
17 8 (11.43%) Active Directory

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.29%) Apache
2 3 (4.29%) nginx
2 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.86%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) Lync
4 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Office
2 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MFGPRO
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.43%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (51.43%) LAN
2 35 (50.00%) WAN
3 30 (42.86%) Firewall
4 25 (35.71%) Wireless
5 19 (27.14%) DNS
6 17 (24.29%) VLAN
7 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (15.71%) DHCP
10 10 (14.29%) IPsec
11 9 (12.86%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (12.86%) OSPF
12 8 (11.43%) MPLS
12 8 (11.43%) L2TP
12 8 (11.43%) SSL
12 8 (11.43%) OpenVPN
13 7 (10.00%) BGP
13 7 (10.00%) SAN
14 6 (8.57%) DMZ
14 6 (8.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) Redis
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Subversion
1 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (48.57%) Network Engineer
2 16 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Security Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Design Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Systems Manager
5 4 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Technical Design Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Network Design Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) LAMP
2 2 (2.86%) EDI
3 1 (1.43%) MAPI
3 1 (1.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.71%) Replication
3 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.86%) FMCG
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) e-Health
5 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.43%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Windows
2 10 (14.29%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.29%) Android
4 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.43%) Solaris
6 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Load Balancing
2 14 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 8 (11.43%) Information Management
4 7 (10.00%) Network Design
4 7 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 6 (8.57%) Database Security
5 6 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.57%) Information Security
6 5 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.14%) SIEM
7 4 (5.71%) Change Control
7 4 (5.71%) Web Development
7 4 (5.71%) Coaching
7 4 (5.71%) Change Management
8 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.86%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.86%) Knowledge Management
10 1 (1.43%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) Ruby
2 3 (4.29%) PHP
3 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (38.57%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (37.14%) CCNP
3 8 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (8.57%) CEH
4 6 (8.57%) CISSP
4 6 (8.57%) GIAC
5 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.71%) Degree
5 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.29%) MCSE
6 3 (4.29%) CCNA
7 2 (2.86%) CCSA
7 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.43%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.43%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) XenApp
3 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.86%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Nagios
2 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.71%) Puppet
3 4 (5.71%) Opsview
4 2 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Cisco
2 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 13 (18.57%) SolarWinds
5 10 (14.29%) VMware
6 6 (8.57%) Juniper
7 4 (5.71%) Citrix
7 4 (5.71%) HP
7 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.29%) Mitel
9 2 (2.86%) Computacenter
9 2 (2.86%) Huawei
9 2 (2.86%) Brocade
9 2 (2.86%) Remedy
9 2 (2.86%) Meraki
9 2 (2.86%) Dell
9 2 (2.86%) EMC
9 2 (2.86%) Sun
9 2 (2.86%) CA
9 2 (2.86%) CommVault
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Home working + 32 Holiday
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Omnio Recruitment
Salary: 25000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago