The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 76 82 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.30% 0.90% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.72% 5.88% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 17
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
144 170 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.42% 15.23% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 112 122 190
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,350 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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

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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

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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 27 February 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 25 (75.76%) LAN
2 23 (69.70%) WAN
3 16 (48.48%) Cisco
3 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (39.39%) CCNP
5 11 (33.33%) Firewall
5 11 (33.33%) Wireless
6 10 (30.30%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (27.27%) Juniper
7 9 (27.27%) MPLS
7 9 (27.27%) SLA
7 9 (27.27%) Windows
7 9 (27.27%) VLAN
8 8 (24.24%) Network Design
8 8 (24.24%) Riverbed
8 8 (24.24%) xDSL
8 8 (24.24%) SDH
8 8 (24.24%) VoIP
8 8 (24.24%) WLAN
8 8 (24.24%) ATM
8 8 (24.24%) OSPF
8 8 (24.24%) BGP
8 8 (24.24%) DWDM
8 8 (24.24%) Frame Relay
8 8 (24.24%) EIGRP
8 8 (24.24%) X.25
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.21%) SolarWinds
9 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
10 6 (18.18%) Huawei

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) LAN
2 23 (69.70%) WAN
3 11 (33.33%) Firewall
3 11 (33.33%) Wireless
4 10 (30.30%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (27.27%) MPLS
5 9 (27.27%) VLAN
6 8 (24.24%) Frame Relay
6 8 (24.24%) xDSL
6 8 (24.24%) OSPF
6 8 (24.24%) BGP
6 8 (24.24%) EIGRP
6 8 (24.24%) X.25
6 8 (24.24%) ATM
6 8 (24.24%) DWDM
6 8 (24.24%) SDH
6 8 (24.24%) VoIP
6 8 (24.24%) WLAN
7 6 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (6.06%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) French Language
1 5 (15.15%) German Language
1 5 (15.15%) Spanish Language
2 4 (12.12%) Italian Language
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Architect
2 8 (24.24%) Network Architect
2 8 (24.24%) Network Design Architect
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Design Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.06%) FMCG
2 2 (6.06%) e-Health
3 1 (3.03%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Network Design
2 7 (21.21%) Load Balancing
3 6 (18.18%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.03%) Coaching
6 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (39.39%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) CCNA
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.09%) MCDST
5 2 (6.06%) CCSA
6 1 (3.03%) MCSE
6 1 (3.03%) CCIE
6 1 (3.03%) CCDP
6 1 (3.03%) CISSP
6 1 (3.03%) HP ASE
6 1 (3.03%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) SLA
2 3 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (6.06%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco
2 9 (27.27%) Juniper
3 8 (24.24%) Riverbed
4 7 (21.21%) SolarWinds
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) Huawei
6 2 (6.06%) CA
6 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Mitel
7 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
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