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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 37 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.87% 3.11% 4.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.93% 16.67% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 9
Average salary £55,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £22,500 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £39,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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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
56 42 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 20.90% 18.67% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 47 36 67
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,600 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 March 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 March 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) WAN
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (40.00%) DNS
4 6 (40.00%) DHCP
4 6 (40.00%) Wireless
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 5 (33.33%) CCNP
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (26.67%) DMZ
6 4 (26.67%) CISSP
6 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) Information Security
6 4 (26.67%) CEH
6 4 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (26.67%) GIAC
6 4 (26.67%) Wireless Security
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Database Security
6 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (20.00%) Android
7 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (20.00%) VMware

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Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Foundation
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 6 (40.00%) Wireless
3 6 (40.00%) DHCP
4 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless Security
5 4 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (26.67%) DMZ
6 3 (20.00%) VLAN
7 2 (13.33%) MPLS
7 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
8 1 (6.67%) SNMP
8 1 (6.67%) OSPF
8 1 (6.67%) BGP
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (6.67%) SAN
8 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Support Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) EPoS
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Android
5 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Information Security
1 4 (26.67%) Database Security
1 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (13.33%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCNP
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) GIAC
2 4 (26.67%) CEH
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) VCP4
4 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
4 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
3 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky
3 1 (6.67%) Veeam
3 1 (6.67%) Kaseya