The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 32 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 18 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 5.70% 3.23% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 11.76% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 8
Average salary £29,250 £30,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.09% -30.68%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
99 136 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 31.33% 27.42% 22.19%
Number of salaries quoted 68 99 63
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £47,500 £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 Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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Salary Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Newbury region.

VPN Salary Trend in Newbury

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Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Newbury

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 27 (57.45%) MS Office
2 27 (57.45%) Windows
3 23 (48.94%) DNS
4 18 (38.30%) TCP/IP
4 18 (38.30%) Firewall
5 14 (29.79%) Windows XP
5 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
6 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
6 13 (27.66%) DHCP
6 13 (27.66%) Windows 8
7 12 (25.53%) Linux
7 12 (25.53%) CISSP
8 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
9 9 (19.15%) LAN
10 8 (17.02%) ITIL
11 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
11 7 (14.89%) WAN
11 7 (14.89%) Cisco
11 7 (14.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (14.89%) CISA
11 7 (14.89%) CISM
11 7 (14.89%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (14.89%) COBIT
11 7 (14.89%) Network Security
11 7 (14.89%) PCI QSA
11 7 (14.89%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (14.89%) Relational Database

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.26%) Lync
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (57.45%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) DNS
2 18 (38.30%) TCP/IP
2 18 (38.30%) Firewall
3 13 (27.66%) DHCP
4 9 (19.15%) LAN
5 7 (14.89%) WAN
5 7 (14.89%) Network Security
6 5 (10.64%) SSH
6 5 (10.64%) PuTTY
6 5 (10.64%) Broadband
6 5 (10.64%) VoIP
7 2 (4.26%) SAN
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Support Technician
2 13 (27.66%) Service Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Help Desk Support
2 13 (27.66%) Service Desk Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Help Desk Technician
2 13 (27.66%) Help Desk Support Technician
3 12 (25.53%) Consultant
4 7 (14.89%) Security Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Support Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Server Support Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Server Support
7 4 (8.51%) Server Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Server Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Windows
2 14 (29.79%) Windows XP
2 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
3 13 (27.66%) Windows 8
4 12 (25.53%) Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
2 7 (14.89%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (14.89%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.13%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.13%) Stress Testing
4 1 (2.13%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) CISSP
2 7 (14.89%) CISA
2 7 (14.89%) CISM
2 7 (14.89%) PCI QSA
3 5 (10.64%) MCSE
3 5 (10.64%) CCSA
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (14.89%) COBIT
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Cisco
3 5 (10.64%) HP
3 5 (10.64%) Synopsys
3 5 (10.64%) Citrix
3 5 (10.64%) Juniper
3 5 (10.64%) Apple
3 5 (10.64%) Sage
3 5 (10.64%) Sophos
3 5 (10.64%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Mitel
4 2 (4.26%) Panasonic
4 2 (4.26%) EMC
5 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow