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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 66 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.14% 1.18% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.83% 8.33% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 12
Average salary £24,000 £33,750 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% -27.02%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
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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
129 132 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.99% 14.12% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 78 108 131
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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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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 20 October 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 18 (69.23%) LAN
2 17 (65.38%) WAN
3 14 (53.85%) SLA
3 14 (53.85%) Cisco
4 13 (50.00%) Windows
5 12 (46.15%) MPLS
6 11 (42.31%) OSPF
6 11 (42.31%) BGP
6 11 (42.31%) EIGRP
6 11 (42.31%) X.25
6 11 (42.31%) DWDM
6 11 (42.31%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (42.31%) Frame Relay
6 11 (42.31%) SDH
6 11 (42.31%) VoIP
6 11 (42.31%) WLAN
6 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
6 11 (42.31%) ATM
6 11 (42.31%) Juniper
6 11 (42.31%) Network Design
6 11 (42.31%) xDSL
7 10 (38.46%) Firewall
8 9 (34.62%) Huawei
9 5 (19.23%) Spanish Language
9 5 (19.23%) French Language
9 5 (19.23%) German Language
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
10 4 (15.38%) ITIL
10 4 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.85%) Lync
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) LAN
2 17 (65.38%) WAN
3 12 (46.15%) MPLS
4 11 (42.31%) OSPF
4 11 (42.31%) BGP
4 11 (42.31%) EIGRP
4 11 (42.31%) X.25
4 11 (42.31%) ATM
4 11 (42.31%) DWDM
4 11 (42.31%) SDH
4 11 (42.31%) VoIP
4 11 (42.31%) WLAN
4 11 (42.31%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (42.31%) Frame Relay
4 11 (42.31%) xDSL
5 10 (38.46%) Firewall
6 2 (7.69%) SAN
6 2 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) French Language
1 5 (19.23%) German Language
1 5 (19.23%) Spanish Language
2 4 (15.38%) Italian Language
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Architect
1 11 (42.31%) Network Architect
1 11 (42.31%) Network Design Architect
2 10 (38.46%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Design Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Network Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Communications Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) FMCG
1 2 (7.69%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) CESG
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Network Design
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.54%) Coaching
4 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCDST
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) MCTS
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) CCIE
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CCDP
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (53.85%) SLA
2 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) XenApp
2 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) UAG
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Juniper
3 9 (34.62%) Huawei
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Dell
5 2 (7.69%) EMC
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Mitel
6 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.85%) Polycom
6 1 (3.85%) Siemens
6 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago