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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 84 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 27 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.97% 1.00% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.17% 6.67% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 17
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% -10.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £32,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
205 195 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.95% 14.95% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 159 151 154
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £58,600 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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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 24 April 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (64.86%) LAN
2 22 (59.46%) WAN
3 20 (54.05%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (48.65%) CCNP
5 17 (45.95%) Wireless
6 15 (40.54%) VLAN
7 14 (37.84%) Riverbed
8 13 (35.14%) SolarWinds
8 13 (35.14%) Load Balancing
8 13 (35.14%) Cisco
9 12 (32.43%) Windows
9 12 (32.43%) WAN Optimisation
9 12 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (29.73%) Firewall
11 7 (18.92%) SLA
11 7 (18.92%) Linux
11 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
12 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
13 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (13.51%) Ruby
13 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (13.51%) SaaS
14 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
14 4 (10.81%) Puppet
14 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
14 4 (10.81%) Web Development
14 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
14 4 (10.81%) Replication
14 4 (10.81%) Change Management
14 4 (10.81%) Nagios

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (8.11%) Apache
1 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.11%) nginx
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.41%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.70%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MFGPRO
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.70%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (64.86%) LAN
2 22 (59.46%) WAN
3 17 (45.95%) Wireless
4 15 (40.54%) VLAN
5 12 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (29.73%) Firewall
7 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (10.81%) MPLS
8 4 (10.81%) DHCP
8 4 (10.81%) DNS
8 4 (10.81%) SAN
9 3 (8.11%) DWDM
9 3 (8.11%) SDH
9 3 (8.11%) VoIP
9 3 (8.11%) WLAN
9 3 (8.11%) OSPF
9 3 (8.11%) BGP
9 3 (8.11%) EIGRP
9 3 (8.11%) X.25
9 3 (8.11%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Subversion
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Design Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Network Design Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Design Authority
7 1 (2.70%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) LAMP
2 2 (5.41%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Replication
2 2 (5.41%) e-Health
2 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.41%) FMCG
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Android
3 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Load Balancing
2 12 (32.43%) WAN Optimisation
3 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.81%) Change Management
4 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.81%) Web Development
4 4 (10.81%) Coaching
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Network Design
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (5.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Ruby
2 3 (8.11%) PHP
3 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (48.65%) CCNP
3 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) CCNA
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.11%) MCSE
5 2 (5.41%) CCSA
5 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.81%) Nagios
2 4 (10.81%) Puppet
2 4 (10.81%) Opsview
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (5.41%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Riverbed
2 13 (35.14%) SolarWinds
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) Juniper
5 3 (8.11%) HP
5 3 (8.11%) Mitel
6 2 (5.41%) Computacenter
6 2 (5.41%) Huawei
6 2 (5.41%) Brocade
6 2 (5.41%) Sun
6 2 (5.41%) Meraki
6 2 (5.41%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) EMC
6 2 (5.41%) CA
6 2 (5.41%) CommVault
6 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.41%) Remedy
6 2 (5.41%) Cognos
7 1 (2.70%) Avaya
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