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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 87 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 18 4 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.22% 0.33% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 2.41% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 11
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -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
207 166 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.01% 13.63% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 158 140 178
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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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 2 July 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (55.00%) Windows
1 22 (55.00%) LAN
1 22 (55.00%) WAN
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.00%) CCNP
2 14 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.00%) Wireless
3 13 (32.50%) Service Delivery
4 12 (30.00%) VLAN
4 12 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 12 (30.00%) Riverbed
4 12 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 12 (30.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 12 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 11 (27.50%) Coaching
5 11 (27.50%) Incident Management
5 11 (27.50%) Firewall
5 11 (27.50%) SLA
5 11 (27.50%) Cisco
5 11 (27.50%) MS Office
6 8 (20.00%) Linux
6 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
8 6 (15.00%) Replication
8 6 (15.00%) SAN
8 6 (15.00%) DNS
8 6 (15.00%) DHCP
8 6 (15.00%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 4 (10.00%) nginx
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Office
2 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MFGPRO
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.50%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) LAN
1 22 (55.00%) WAN
2 14 (35.00%) Wireless
3 12 (30.00%) VLAN
3 12 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (27.50%) Firewall
5 6 (15.00%) DHCP
5 6 (15.00%) DNS
5 6 (15.00%) SAN
6 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (5.00%) xDSL
8 2 (5.00%) Frame Relay
8 2 (5.00%) IPsec
8 2 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (5.00%) ATM
8 2 (5.00%) SNMP
8 2 (5.00%) SDH
8 2 (5.00%) VoIP
8 2 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Subversion
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Systems Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Design Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Network Technical Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Network Design Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) LAMP
2 2 (5.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.00%) Replication
3 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.50%) FMCG
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.00%) e-Health
5 1 (2.50%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Service Delivery
2 12 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 12 (30.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 11 (27.50%) Coaching
3 11 (27.50%) Incident Management
4 6 (15.00%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (12.50%) Web Development
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.50%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) Network Design
8 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) Ruby
2 4 (10.00%) PHP
3 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) CCNP
1 14 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) MCSE
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (12.50%) Nagios
2 5 (12.50%) Puppet
2 5 (12.50%) Opsview
3 2 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.00%) Riverbed
2 12 (30.00%) SolarWinds
3 11 (27.50%) Cisco
4 6 (15.00%) Computacenter
5 3 (7.50%) Meraki
5 3 (7.50%) Brocade
5 3 (7.50%) Sun
5 3 (7.50%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) Dell
5 3 (7.50%) EMC
5 3 (7.50%) CommVault
6 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.00%) Remedy
6 2 (5.00%) Mitel
6 2 (5.00%) Juniper
6 2 (5.00%) CA
6 2 (5.00%) Huawei
6 2 (5.00%) Cognos