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

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 85 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 24 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.63% 0.92% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 5.76% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 12
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -9.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £34,159 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.24% -5.11%
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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
208 191 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.13% 16.02% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 166 155 161
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,050 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £62,500
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 1 June 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 23 (60.53%) LAN
2 22 (57.89%) WAN
3 17 (44.74%) Windows
4 16 (42.11%) CCNP
4 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (39.47%) Wireless
6 13 (34.21%) VLAN
6 13 (34.21%) Riverbed
6 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
7 12 (31.58%) SolarWinds
7 12 (31.58%) WAN Optimisation
7 12 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (31.58%) Load Balancing
7 12 (31.58%) Cisco
8 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
9 10 (26.32%) SLA
9 10 (26.32%) Firewall
10 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
11 7 (18.42%) MS Office
11 7 (18.42%) Linux
11 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
11 7 (18.42%) Coaching
12 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
12 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
12 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
13 5 (13.16%) DNS
13 5 (13.16%) DHCP
13 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (13.16%) SAN
13 5 (13.16%) Ruby

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.89%) nginx
3 2 (5.26%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) Lync
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (5.26%) MFGPRO
2 1 (2.63%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (60.53%) LAN
2 22 (57.89%) WAN
3 15 (39.47%) Wireless
4 13 (34.21%) VLAN
5 12 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (26.32%) Firewall
7 5 (13.16%) DNS
7 5 (13.16%) DHCP
7 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (13.16%) SAN
8 4 (10.53%) MPLS
9 3 (7.89%) ATM
9 3 (7.89%) SDH
9 3 (7.89%) VoIP
9 3 (7.89%) WLAN
9 3 (7.89%) Frame Relay
9 3 (7.89%) BGP
9 3 (7.89%) EIGRP
9 3 (7.89%) X.25
9 3 (7.89%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Systems Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.89%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Design Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Network Design Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Support Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) LAMP
2 2 (5.26%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Replication
3 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.89%) FMCG
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) e-Health
5 1 (2.63%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Android
4 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) WAN Optimisation
1 12 (31.58%) Load Balancing
2 9 (23.68%) Service Delivery
3 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
3 7 (18.42%) Coaching
4 4 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (10.53%) Web Development
4 4 (10.53%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Network Design
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.63%) Change Control
7 1 (2.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) Ruby
2 3 (7.89%) PHP
3 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) CCNP
1 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.53%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) CCSA
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 4 (10.53%) Nagios
2 4 (10.53%) Opsview
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Riverbed
2 12 (31.58%) SolarWinds
2 12 (31.58%) Cisco
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.53%) Computacenter
4 4 (10.53%) HP
4 4 (10.53%) Juniper
5 3 (7.89%) Dell
5 3 (7.89%) EMC
5 3 (7.89%) Sun
5 3 (7.89%) CommVault
5 3 (7.89%) Brocade
5 3 (7.89%) Mitel
5 3 (7.89%) Meraki
6 2 (5.26%) Huawei
6 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) CA
6 2 (5.26%) Remedy
6 2 (5.26%) Cognos
7 1 (2.63%) Avaya
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Home working + 32 Holiday
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago