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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 73 81 91
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.63% 1.12% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.30% 7.11% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 11
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £32,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
177 197 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.44% 15.70% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 141 145 156
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,250 £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 30 March 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 26 (66.67%) LAN
2 24 (61.54%) WAN
3 18 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (41.03%) Firewall
5 15 (38.46%) Cisco
5 15 (38.46%) CCNP
6 14 (35.90%) Windows
7 13 (33.33%) Wireless
8 11 (28.21%) VLAN
9 10 (25.64%) Riverbed
10 9 (23.08%) SolarWinds
10 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
10 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 8 (20.51%) SLA
11 8 (20.51%) WAN Optimisation
11 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (17.95%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (15.38%) Juniper
13 6 (15.38%) MPLS
14 5 (12.82%) OSPF
14 5 (12.82%) BGP
14 5 (12.82%) DWDM
14 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (12.82%) EIGRP
14 5 (12.82%) X.25
14 5 (12.82%) ATM
14 5 (12.82%) Linux
14 5 (12.82%) SDH
14 5 (12.82%) VoIP
14 5 (12.82%) WLAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) nginx
2 2 (5.13%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.56%) Lync
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MFGPRO
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.56%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) LAN
2 24 (61.54%) WAN
3 16 (41.03%) Firewall
4 13 (33.33%) Wireless
5 11 (28.21%) VLAN
6 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (17.95%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (15.38%) MPLS
9 5 (12.82%) OSPF
9 5 (12.82%) BGP
9 5 (12.82%) ATM
9 5 (12.82%) DWDM
9 5 (12.82%) EIGRP
9 5 (12.82%) X.25
9 5 (12.82%) SDH
9 5 (12.82%) VoIP
9 5 (12.82%) WLAN
9 5 (12.82%) Frame Relay
9 5 (12.82%) xDSL
10 2 (5.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Subversion
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.82%) French Language
1 5 (12.82%) German Language
1 5 (12.82%) Spanish Language
2 4 (10.26%) Italian Language
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Network Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Network Design Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Design Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) LAMP
2 1 (2.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Replication
1 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (7.69%) FMCG
2 2 (5.13%) e-Health
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) CESG
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Android
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 8 (20.51%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (12.82%) Network Design
4 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.26%) Web Development
5 3 (7.69%) Change Management
5 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.13%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.13%) Coaching
6 2 (5.13%) Change Control
7 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Ruby
3 2 (5.13%) PHP
3 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (38.46%) CCNP
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.26%) CCNA
5 3 (7.69%) MCDST
6 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) CCSA
6 2 (5.13%) MCSE
7 1 (2.56%) CCIE
7 1 (2.56%) CCDP
7 1 (2.56%) CISSP
7 1 (2.56%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) SLA
2 3 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (10.26%) Nagios
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
1 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.26%) Opsview
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (5.13%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Cisco
2 10 (25.64%) Riverbed
3 9 (23.08%) SolarWinds
3 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.38%) Juniper
5 4 (10.26%) Huawei
6 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.13%) Mitel
6 2 (5.13%) Computacenter
6 2 (5.13%) CA
6 2 (5.13%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) Avaya
7 1 (2.56%) CommVault
7 1 (2.56%) Sun
7 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.56%) Remedy
7 1 (2.56%) Brocade
7 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
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