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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 27 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 28 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 7.63% 4.24% 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.14% 14.81% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 11
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
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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
121 108 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 32.97% 28.65% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 88 80 68
Average salary £40,000 £49,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £67,800
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 24 December 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Newbury

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 43 (71.67%) Microsoft
2 39 (65.00%) MS Office
3 33 (55.00%) Windows
4 31 (51.67%) Firewall
5 29 (48.33%) TCP/IP
5 29 (48.33%) DNS
6 25 (41.67%) DHCP
7 18 (30.00%) Linux
7 18 (30.00%) CISSP
8 16 (26.67%) Network Security
9 15 (25.00%) ITIL
10 14 (23.33%) PRINCE2
10 14 (23.33%) Windows XP
10 14 (23.33%) LAN
10 14 (23.33%) WAN
10 14 (23.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (23.33%) CISA
10 14 (23.33%) CISM
10 14 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (23.33%) COBIT
10 14 (23.33%) PCI QSA
10 14 (23.33%) Windows 7
10 14 (23.33%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (23.33%) Relational Database
11 13 (21.67%) Windows 8
12 6 (10.00%) Cisco
13 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
13 5 (8.33%) VoIP

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 39 (65.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (51.67%) Firewall
2 29 (48.33%) TCP/IP
2 29 (48.33%) DNS
3 25 (41.67%) DHCP
4 16 (26.67%) Network Security
5 14 (23.33%) WAN
5 14 (23.33%) LAN
6 5 (8.33%) VoIP
7 2 (3.33%) MPLS
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.67%) IPsec
8 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.67%) FWSM
8 1 (1.67%) OSPF
8 1 (1.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Support Technician
2 20 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 20 (33.33%) Consultant
2 20 (33.33%) Help Desk Technician
2 20 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Technician
3 18 (30.00%) Analyst
4 16 (26.67%) Security Consultant
5 14 (23.33%) Service Analyst
5 14 (23.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) IT Security Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) IT Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) IT Support
8 2 (3.33%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.00%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) Linux
3 14 (23.33%) Windows XP
3 14 (23.33%) Windows 7
4 13 (21.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) ITIL
2 14 (23.33%) PRINCE2
2 14 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (23.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (23.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (1.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (1.67%) SIEM
3 1 (1.67%) Project Management
3 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (1.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) CISSP
2 14 (23.33%) CISA
2 14 (23.33%) CISM
2 14 (23.33%) PCI QSA
3 1 (1.67%) CCSA
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.67%) CCIE
3 1 (1.67%) CCSP
3 1 (1.67%) CCNP
3 1 (1.67%) CCNA
3 1 (1.67%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 14 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (23.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (71.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) Cisco
3 5 (8.33%) Juniper
4 4 (6.67%) Citrix
4 4 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.67%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.67%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow