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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 69 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.79% 1.24% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 7.98% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 33
Average salary £24,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £33,600 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
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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
150 163 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.42% 15.49% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 111 125 219
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -17.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
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

VPN
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 18 December 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 22 (66.67%) LAN
2 19 (57.58%) WAN
2 19 (57.58%) Cisco
3 15 (45.45%) SLA
4 13 (39.39%) MPLS
4 13 (39.39%) Juniper
4 13 (39.39%) Windows
5 12 (36.36%) ATM
5 12 (36.36%) SDH
5 12 (36.36%) VoIP
5 12 (36.36%) WLAN
5 12 (36.36%) OSPF
5 12 (36.36%) BGP
5 12 (36.36%) EIGRP
5 12 (36.36%) X.25
5 12 (36.36%) DWDM
5 12 (36.36%) Frame Relay
5 12 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (36.36%) Network Design
5 12 (36.36%) xDSL
6 11 (33.33%) Firewall
7 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
8 9 (27.27%) Huawei
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (15.15%) CCNP
10 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 5 (15.15%) French Language
10 5 (15.15%) German Language
10 5 (15.15%) Spanish Language
11 4 (12.12%) Italian Language

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) LAN
2 19 (57.58%) WAN
3 13 (39.39%) MPLS
4 12 (36.36%) OSPF
4 12 (36.36%) BGP
4 12 (36.36%) EIGRP
4 12 (36.36%) X.25
4 12 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (36.36%) Frame Relay
4 12 (36.36%) ATM
4 12 (36.36%) DWDM
4 12 (36.36%) SDH
4 12 (36.36%) VoIP
4 12 (36.36%) WLAN
4 12 (36.36%) xDSL
5 11 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (12.12%) VLAN
7 3 (9.09%) Wireless
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) French Language
1 5 (15.15%) German Language
1 5 (15.15%) Spanish Language
2 4 (12.12%) Italian Language
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Architect
1 12 (36.36%) Network Architect
1 12 (36.36%) Network Design Architect
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Network Technical Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Design Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Technical Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Support Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.06%) FMCG
3 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.03%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
3 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Network Design
2 3 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (9.09%) Coaching
3 2 (6.06%) Change Control
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL
3 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.15%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) CCNA
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.09%) MCDST
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) HP ASE
5 1 (3.03%) CCDP
5 1 (3.03%) CISSP
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (45.45%) SLA
2 3 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco
2 13 (39.39%) Juniper
3 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
4 9 (27.27%) Huawei
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.03%) Mitel
6 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
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