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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 79 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.85% 1.05% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.77% 6.59% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 23
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £33,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.77%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
133 167 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.51% 16.01% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108 127 218
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 22 (70.97%) LAN
2 19 (61.29%) WAN
3 17 (54.84%) Cisco
4 11 (35.48%) Juniper
4 11 (35.48%) Windows
4 11 (35.48%) SLA
4 11 (35.48%) MPLS
4 11 (35.48%) Firewall
5 10 (32.26%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (32.26%) Network Design
5 10 (32.26%) xDSL
5 10 (32.26%) OSPF
5 10 (32.26%) BGP
5 10 (32.26%) EIGRP
5 10 (32.26%) X.25
5 10 (32.26%) DWDM
5 10 (32.26%) Frame Relay
5 10 (32.26%) ATM
5 10 (32.26%) SDH
5 10 (32.26%) VoIP
5 10 (32.26%) WLAN
5 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) Huawei
7 7 (22.58%) CCNP
8 6 (19.35%) VLAN
9 5 (16.13%) French Language
9 5 (16.13%) German Language
9 5 (16.13%) Spanish Language
9 5 (16.13%) Wireless

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) LAN
2 19 (61.29%) WAN
3 11 (35.48%) MPLS
3 11 (35.48%) Firewall
4 10 (32.26%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (32.26%) Frame Relay
4 10 (32.26%) OSPF
4 10 (32.26%) BGP
4 10 (32.26%) EIGRP
4 10 (32.26%) X.25
4 10 (32.26%) ATM
4 10 (32.26%) DWDM
4 10 (32.26%) SDH
4 10 (32.26%) VoIP
4 10 (32.26%) WLAN
4 10 (32.26%) xDSL
5 6 (19.35%) VLAN
6 5 (16.13%) Wireless
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) French Language
1 5 (16.13%) German Language
1 5 (16.13%) Spanish Language
2 4 (12.90%) Italian Language
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Architect
1 10 (32.26%) Network Architect
1 10 (32.26%) Network Design Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Network Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Technical Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Design Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.23%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Network Design
2 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
2 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.45%) Change Management
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Change Control
3 2 (6.45%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.23%) Coaching
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (22.58%) CCNP
3 4 (12.90%) CCNA
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.68%) MCDST
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) HP ASE
5 1 (3.23%) CCDP
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) SLA
2 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) Juniper
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) Huawei
4 4 (12.90%) Riverbed
5 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) EMC
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix
7 1 (3.23%) Avaya
7 1 (3.23%) Mitel
7 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car + Benefits
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Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum £30,000 - £38,000 + Certification Tr
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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