The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 91 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.61% 1.54% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 8.81% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 10
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% +32.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £28,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
161 193 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.92% 17.51% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 122 155 147
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VPN
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VPN Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

VPN
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (55.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) WAN
3 9 (45.00%) Firewall
4 8 (40.00%) MPLS
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (25.00%) Wireless
7 5 (25.00%) Marketing
7 5 (25.00%) VPLS
7 5 (25.00%) Product Marketing
7 5 (25.00%) Product Management
7 5 (25.00%) Broadband
7 5 (25.00%) ISDN
8 4 (20.00%) SLA
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (20.00%) Retail
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (15.00%) MCDST
9 3 (15.00%) SAN
9 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.00%) WLAN
9 3 (15.00%) MS Office
9 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) Lync
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) CICS
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) WAN
3 9 (45.00%) Firewall
4 8 (40.00%) MPLS
5 5 (25.00%) Wireless
5 5 (25.00%) VPLS
5 5 (25.00%) Broadband
5 5 (25.00%) ISDN
6 3 (15.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.00%) WLAN
6 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (10.00%) ATM
7 2 (10.00%) SDH
7 2 (10.00%) VoIP
7 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (10.00%) X.25
7 2 (10.00%) OSPF
7 2 (10.00%) Internet
7 2 (10.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Marketing
3 4 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Supervisor
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Design Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Network Technical Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (5.00%) Social Media
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) PKI
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Product Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) Product Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) CMMI
4 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Use Case
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) JCL
1 1 (5.00%) COBOL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCDST
3 2 (10.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) MCTS
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) NetApp
3 2 (10.00%) Juniper
3 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.00%) Mitel
4 1 (5.00%) Polycom
4 1 (5.00%) Huawei
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) Siemens
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £41,000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago