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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 88 101 78
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Permanent jobs citing VPN 28 24 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.56% 1.23% 3.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.14% 7.19% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 53
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £27,500 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
276 334 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.38% 17.18% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 199 256 376
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +12 14 £45,000 - 2
High Wycombe -2 5 £55,000 +100.00% 1
Iver - 1 £47,500 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (61.02%) LAN
1 36 (61.02%) WAN
2 24 (40.68%) Cisco
2 24 (40.68%) Firewall
3 23 (38.98%) Windows
4 22 (37.29%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (32.20%) Wireless
5 19 (32.20%) CCNP
6 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
6 13 (22.03%) VLAN
7 12 (20.34%) Juniper
7 12 (20.34%) MPLS
7 12 (20.34%) OSPF
7 12 (20.34%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (18.64%) SLA
9 10 (16.95%) BGP
9 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
9 10 (16.95%) Load Balancing
10 9 (15.25%) xDSL
10 9 (15.25%) ATM
10 9 (15.25%) SDH
10 9 (15.25%) VoIP
10 9 (15.25%) WLAN
10 9 (15.25%) EIGRP
10 9 (15.25%) X.25
10 9 (15.25%) DWDM
10 9 (15.25%) Frame Relay
10 9 (15.25%) Network Design
11 8 (13.56%) SQL
11 8 (13.56%) WAN Optimisation

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Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (16.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) Lync
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Foundation
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Office
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 36 (61.02%) LAN
1 36 (61.02%) WAN
2 24 (40.68%) Firewall
3 19 (32.20%) Wireless
4 13 (22.03%) VLAN
5 12 (20.34%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (20.34%) MPLS
5 12 (20.34%) OSPF
6 10 (16.95%) BGP
7 9 (15.25%) DWDM
7 9 (15.25%) EIGRP
7 9 (15.25%) Frame Relay
7 9 (15.25%) X.25
7 9 (15.25%) SDH
7 9 (15.25%) VoIP
7 9 (15.25%) WLAN
7 9 (15.25%) ATM
7 9 (15.25%) xDSL
8 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
9 6 (10.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.47%) French Language
2 5 (8.47%) German Language
2 5 (8.47%) Spanish Language
3 4 (6.78%) Italian Language
4 3 (5.08%) Finance
4 3 (5.08%) Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) Architect
2 9 (15.25%) Network Architect
2 9 (15.25%) Network Design Architect
3 7 (11.86%) Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Field Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Design Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) HTML
1 1 (1.69%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
1 3 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.39%) FMCG
2 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) EPoS
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.39%) e-Health
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.17%) Windows XP
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
6 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.78%) Android
7 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.69%) UNIX
8 1 (1.69%) Solaris
8 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Load Balancing
2 9 (15.25%) Network Design
3 8 (13.56%) WAN Optimisation
4 6 (10.17%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (8.47%) Database Security
5 5 (8.47%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (8.47%) Information Security
6 4 (6.78%) Information Management
6 4 (6.78%) Change Control
7 3 (5.08%) SIEM
7 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.39%) Change Management
9 1 (1.69%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (1.69%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (37.29%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (32.20%) CCNP
3 6 (10.17%) CISSP
4 5 (8.47%) CEH
4 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.47%) GIAC
5 4 (6.78%) CCNA
5 4 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (6.78%) VCP4
6 3 (5.08%) MCDST
7 2 (3.39%) Degree
7 2 (3.39%) CCSA
8 1 (1.69%) CCDP
8 1 (1.69%) MCSE
8 1 (1.69%) CCIE
8 1 (1.69%) HP ASE
8 1 (1.69%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.69%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) XenApp
3 1 (1.69%) vSphere
3 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.39%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Cisco
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.34%) Juniper
4 8 (13.56%) Riverbed
5 7 (11.86%) SolarWinds
5 7 (11.86%) VMware
5 7 (11.86%) Huawei
6 4 (6.78%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.39%) Symantec
7 2 (3.39%) CA
7 2 (3.39%) Citrix
7 2 (3.39%) HP
8 1 (1.69%) Dell
8 1 (1.69%) Avaya
8 1 (1.69%) McAfee
8 1 (1.69%) Mitel
8 1 (1.69%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.69%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.69%) Kaspersky
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