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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 46 24 37
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 39 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.59% 8.37% 4.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 32.23% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 15
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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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
66 121 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 17.51% 25.97% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 34 50 108
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VPN
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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) MS Office
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 12 (57.14%) Office Automation
4 10 (47.62%) DNS
5 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 8 (38.10%) Windows XP
6 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
6 8 (38.10%) Windows 8
7 7 (33.33%) DHCP
8 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 6 (28.57%) Firewall
8 6 (28.57%) VMware
9 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
9 5 (23.81%) VoIP
9 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
10 4 (19.05%) MCSE
10 4 (19.05%) WAN
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (19.05%) SAN
10 4 (19.05%) Apple
10 4 (19.05%) NAS
10 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (14.29%) MCITP
11 3 (14.29%) VLAN
11 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) DNS
2 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 7 (33.33%) DHCP
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
5 5 (23.81%) VoIP
6 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 4 (19.05%) SAN
6 4 (19.05%) NAS
7 3 (14.29%) VLAN
7 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
7 3 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (14.29%) LAN
7 3 (14.29%) PBX
8 2 (9.52%) OSPF
8 2 (9.52%) SSH
9 1 (4.76%) LTE
9 1 (4.76%) MGW
9 1 (4.76%) 4G
9 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (4.76%) HSRP
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Service Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) Support Technician
3 4 (19.05%) Help Desk Technician
3 4 (19.05%) Help Desk Support Technician
3 4 (19.05%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 3 (14.29%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) PMI
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows XP
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 8
3 5 (23.81%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 12 (57.14%) Office Automation
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Validation
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Business Development
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) MCSE
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) MCITP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) RHCE
4 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CCSA
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Apple
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Sage
6 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.76%) Sophos
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.76%) Synopsys
6 1 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) Meraki
6 1 (4.76%) Meru Networks