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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 42 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.28% 1.73% 5.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.56% 8.51% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 11
Average salary £41,250 £24,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -23.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £27,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £33,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -8.21%
VPN
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
61 47 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 19.55% 20.35% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 45 47 43
Average salary £55,000 £36,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.72% +16.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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

VPN
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 26 May 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 7 (77.78%) DHCP
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Wireless
3 5 (55.56%) Information Security
3 5 (55.56%) CEH
3 5 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (55.56%) GIAC
3 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 5 (55.56%) Wireless Security
3 5 (55.56%) Database Security
3 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (55.56%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (55.56%) CISSP
3 5 (55.56%) DMZ
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) SIEM
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 5 (55.56%) Wireless Security
3 5 (55.56%) Wireless
3 5 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (55.56%) DMZ
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Security Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
1 5 (55.56%) Database Security
1 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (55.56%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (44.44%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNP
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) GIAC
2 5 (55.56%) CEH
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper