The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 32 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 4.35% 4.80% 8.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 20.00% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 20
Average salary £62,500 £26,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+135.84% -29.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £21,600 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £31,150 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.72% -4.00%
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Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Communications & Networking Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 60 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 23.19% 24.00% 32.77%
Number of salaries quoted 60 57 64
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £21,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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Salary Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the High Wycombe region.

VPN Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 15 (68.18%) LAN
1 15 (68.18%) CCNP
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (68.18%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (59.09%) DHCP
2 13 (59.09%) DNS
2 13 (59.09%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (54.55%) Information Security
3 12 (54.55%) Finance
4 11 (50.00%) WAN
5 10 (45.45%) CISSP
5 10 (45.45%) DMZ
5 10 (45.45%) GIAC
5 10 (45.45%) Wireless
5 10 (45.45%) CEH
5 10 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (45.45%) Network Security
5 10 (45.45%) Wireless Security
6 9 (40.91%) Database Security
7 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (36.36%) Degree
7 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
8 6 (27.27%) Cisco
8 6 (27.27%) SIEM
9 5 (22.73%) Unified Communications
9 5 (22.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (22.73%) DDoS Mitigation
9 5 (22.73%) Avaya
9 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP

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Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) LAN
1 15 (68.18%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) DNS
2 13 (59.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (59.09%) DHCP
3 11 (50.00%) WAN
4 10 (45.45%) DMZ
4 10 (45.45%) Wireless
4 10 (45.45%) Network Security
4 10 (45.45%) Wireless Security
5 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 5 (22.73%) Unified Communications
6 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
6 5 (22.73%) Internet
6 5 (22.73%) MPLS
6 5 (22.73%) OSPF
6 5 (22.73%) BGP
7 3 (13.64%) SSL
8 2 (9.09%) VLAN
8 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) Fiddler
1 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Security Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) IT Security Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Network Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (54.55%) Information Security
3 10 (45.45%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (40.91%) Database Security
5 6 (27.27%) SIEM
6 5 (22.73%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
8 2 (9.09%) Data Privacy
9 1 (4.55%) Server Hardening
9 1 (4.55%) Scrum
9 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.55%) Change Management
9 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.55%) Network Design
9 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) CCNP
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (45.45%) CISSP
2 10 (45.45%) GIAC
2 10 (45.45%) CEH
3 8 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) CCNA
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (4.55%) ISEB
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
6 1 (4.55%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Avaya
2 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Apple
5 1 (4.55%) F5
High Wycombe
CPS Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 9 days ago