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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 32 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 26 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 7.58% 4.33% 3.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.47% 14.73% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 10
Average salary £31,500 £31,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.40%
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
127 129 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 37.03% 29.38% 20.89%
Number of salaries quoted 88 87 53
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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 5 March 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Newbury

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
2 27 (58.70%) MS Office
3 26 (56.52%) Windows
4 21 (45.65%) DNS
5 18 (39.13%) Firewall
6 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
7 14 (30.43%) Windows XP
7 14 (30.43%) Windows 7
8 13 (28.26%) Windows 8
8 13 (28.26%) DHCP
9 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
9 11 (23.91%) Linux
9 11 (23.91%) CISSP
10 9 (19.57%) LAN
11 8 (17.39%) ITIL
11 8 (17.39%) Network Security
11 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
12 7 (15.22%) PCI QSA
12 7 (15.22%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (15.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (15.22%) COBIT
12 7 (15.22%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
12 7 (15.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (15.22%) CISA
12 7 (15.22%) CISM
12 7 (15.22%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
12 7 (15.22%) WAN
12 7 (15.22%) Cisco

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.35%) Lync
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (58.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (45.65%) DNS
2 18 (39.13%) Firewall
3 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
4 13 (28.26%) DHCP
5 9 (19.57%) LAN
6 8 (17.39%) Network Security
7 7 (15.22%) WAN
8 5 (10.87%) VoIP
9 4 (8.70%) Broadband
9 4 (8.70%) PuTTY
9 4 (8.70%) SSH
10 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
11 2 (4.35%) SAN
12 1 (2.17%) IPsec
12 1 (2.17%) BGP
12 1 (2.17%) MPLS
12 1 (2.17%) OSPF
12 1 (2.17%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Back Office
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Help Desk Support Technician
2 13 (28.26%) Help Desk Technician
2 13 (28.26%) Service Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Support Technician
2 13 (28.26%) Help Desk Support
2 13 (28.26%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Consultant
4 8 (17.39%) Security Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Server Support
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Server Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Server Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Server Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Windows XP
2 14 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 13 (28.26%) Windows 8
4 11 (23.91%) Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (15.22%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (15.22%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (8.70%) Migration
4 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.17%) Network Design
4 1 (2.17%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.17%) Stress Testing
4 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) CISSP
2 7 (15.22%) PCI QSA
2 7 (15.22%) CISA
2 7 (15.22%) CISM
3 5 (10.87%) CCSA
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.70%) MCSE
5 3 (6.52%) VCP4
6 1 (2.17%) CCIE
6 1 (2.17%) CCSP
6 1 (2.17%) CCNP
6 1 (2.17%) CCNA
6 1 (2.17%) CCDP
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (15.22%) COBIT
1 7 (15.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Cisco
3 4 (8.70%) Sophos
3 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) HP
3 4 (8.70%) Citrix
3 4 (8.70%) Juniper
3 4 (8.70%) Apple
3 4 (8.70%) Sage
3 4 (8.70%) Synopsys
4 2 (4.35%) Panasonic
4 2 (4.35%) EMC
4 2 (4.35%) Mitel
5 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.17%) F5