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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 90 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 10 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.96% 1.06% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.58% 8.15% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 10
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,000 £37,950 £42,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
152 135 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.62% 12.97% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 134 108 134
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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 13 February 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) SLA
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (31.25%) Web Development
4 5 (31.25%) Telematics
4 5 (31.25%) Nagios
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
4 5 (31.25%) Puppet
4 5 (31.25%) Change Control
4 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (31.25%) Opsview
4 5 (31.25%) SDLC
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (12.50%) Coaching
7 2 (12.50%) MS Office
7 2 (12.50%) SSL
7 2 (12.50%) WAN
7 2 (12.50%) Symantec
7 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (12.50%) SSL
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Junior
1 5 (31.25%) Junior Network Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Network Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Support
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
1 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Telematics
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Change Control
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
1 5 (31.25%) SDLC
1 5 (31.25%) Web Development
2 2 (12.50%) Coaching
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
1 5 (31.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) Docker
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Nagios
1 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (31.25%) Opsview
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Computacenter
2 2 (12.50%) Symantec
2 2 (12.50%) VMware