The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 85 81 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -36
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 21 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.98% 1.71% 4.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.57% 11.17% 20.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 31
Average salary £47,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.47% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
198 188 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.93% 15.27% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 151 154 178
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
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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

VPN
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 April 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (52.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Project Management
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) LAN
3 9 (36.00%) WAN
4 8 (32.00%) NFS
4 8 (32.00%) HPUX
4 8 (32.00%) Solaris
4 8 (32.00%) SAP
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle
4 8 (32.00%) ERP
4 8 (32.00%) Remedy
4 8 (32.00%) SAP R/3
4 8 (32.00%) Incident Management
4 8 (32.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 8 (32.00%) Problem Management
5 7 (28.00%) Wireless
6 6 (24.00%) Firewall
7 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (20.00%) MPLS
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) Broadband
7 5 (20.00%) ISDN
7 5 (20.00%) VPLS
7 5 (20.00%) Product Marketing
7 5 (20.00%) Product Management
7 5 (20.00%) Marketing

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.00%) Lync
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) CICS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) SAP R/3
1 8 (32.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (36.00%) LAN
2 9 (36.00%) WAN
3 7 (28.00%) Wireless
4 6 (24.00%) Firewall
5 5 (20.00%) MPLS
5 5 (20.00%) Broadband
5 5 (20.00%) ISDN
5 5 (20.00%) VPLS
6 3 (12.00%) SAN
6 3 (12.00%) VoIP
7 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (8.00%) WLAN
7 2 (8.00%) DHCP
7 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (8.00%) DNS
7 2 (8.00%) Internet
8 1 (4.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (20.00%) Marketing
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Incident Manager
1 8 (32.00%) Major Incident Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Supervisor
5 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior BizTalk Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) HPUX
3 8 (32.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) ERP
2 8 (32.00%) Incident Management
2 8 (32.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (20.00%) Product Marketing
3 5 (20.00%) Product Management
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) Data Security
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) CMMI
6 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) UML
6 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) JCL
1 1 (4.00%) COBOL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) MCDST
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) MCP
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) MCSA
3 2 (8.00%) CCNP
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) NFS
2 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) XenServer
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) SAP
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
1 8 (32.00%) Remedy
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Kaspersky
3 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago