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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 79 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.13% 1.10% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.02% 7.41% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 9
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £28,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £45,150 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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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
133 135 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.54% 14.80% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 80 113 145
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,850 £57,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 13 (61.90%) LAN
2 12 (57.14%) WAN
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco
4 10 (47.62%) MPLS
4 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) SLA
5 9 (42.86%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) Juniper
7 7 (33.33%) SDH
7 7 (33.33%) VoIP
7 7 (33.33%) WLAN
7 7 (33.33%) ATM
7 7 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (33.33%) Frame Relay
7 7 (33.33%) OSPF
7 7 (33.33%) BGP
7 7 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 7 (33.33%) X.25
7 7 (33.33%) DWDM
7 7 (33.33%) Network Design
7 7 (33.33%) xDSL
8 6 (28.57%) Huawei
8 6 (28.57%) ITIL
9 5 (23.81%) Coaching
10 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
10 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (19.05%) VMware
11 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) Lync
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) LAN
2 12 (57.14%) WAN
3 10 (47.62%) MPLS
4 9 (42.86%) Firewall
5 7 (33.33%) SDH
5 7 (33.33%) VoIP
5 7 (33.33%) WLAN
5 7 (33.33%) ATM
5 7 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (33.33%) Frame Relay
5 7 (33.33%) OSPF
5 7 (33.33%) BGP
5 7 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 7 (33.33%) X.25
5 7 (33.33%) DWDM
5 7 (33.33%) xDSL
6 3 (14.29%) SAN
6 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
7 2 (9.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Architect
1 7 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 7 (33.33%) Network Design Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Design Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Supervisor
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support
4 2 (9.52%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Network Design
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) Coaching
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Product Marketing
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Product Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) MCDST
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) MCTS
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
2 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Juniper
4 6 (28.57%) Huawei
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 3 (14.29%) NetApp
7 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
7 2 (9.52%) HP
7 2 (9.52%) Dell
7 2 (9.52%) EMC
7 2 (9.52%) Citrix
7 2 (9.52%) IBM
8 1 (4.76%) Symantec
8 1 (4.76%) Siemens
8 1 (4.76%) Polycom
8 1 (4.76%) Mitel
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