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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 36 37 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 3.79% 3.27% 7.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 12.70% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 17
Average salary £61,250 £22,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+172.22% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £22,100 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £47,400 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,947 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -1.47%
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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
82 63 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 25.87% 25.71% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 69 58 54
Average salary £55,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.92% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
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

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 31 July 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (72.22%) Firewall
2 12 (66.67%) Information Security
2 12 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (66.67%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) DHCP
2 12 (66.67%) DNS
2 12 (66.67%) CCNP
2 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (61.11%) WAN
4 10 (55.56%) DMZ
4 10 (55.56%) Wireless
4 10 (55.56%) GIAC
4 10 (55.56%) CISSP
4 10 (55.56%) Database Security
4 10 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (55.56%) CEH
4 10 (55.56%) Network Security
4 10 (55.56%) Wireless Security
5 9 (50.00%) Degree
5 9 (50.00%) Finance
5 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (33.33%) SIEM
7 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco
8 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
9 3 (16.67%) VMware
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

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Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) Firewall
2 12 (66.67%) DNS
2 12 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (66.67%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) DHCP
3 11 (61.11%) WAN
4 10 (55.56%) DMZ
4 10 (55.56%) Wireless
4 10 (55.56%) Network Security
4 10 (55.56%) Wireless Security
5 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
7 2 (11.11%) SSL
7 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
7 2 (11.11%) VLAN
7 2 (11.11%) Internet
7 2 (11.11%) MPLS
7 2 (11.11%) OSPF
7 2 (11.11%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Fiddler
1 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) IT Security Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Information Security
1 12 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (55.56%) Database Security
2 10 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (33.33%) SIEM
4 4 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
5 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Network Design
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) CCNP
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) GIAC
2 10 (55.56%) CEH
2 10 (55.56%) CISSP
3 9 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) ISEB
5 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Avaya
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) F5