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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 23 36 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 39 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 8.37% 4.46% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.23% 14.71% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 3
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
VPN
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
121 136 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 25.97% 30.36% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 50 106 70
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £47,500 £60,000
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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 33 (70.21%) MS Office
1 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
2 30 (63.83%) Firewall
3 29 (61.70%) TCP/IP
4 27 (57.45%) DNS
4 27 (57.45%) DHCP
5 19 (40.43%) Windows
6 13 (27.66%) ITIL
6 13 (27.66%) WAN
7 12 (25.53%) Network Security
8 11 (23.40%) CISA
8 11 (23.40%) CISM
8 11 (23.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (23.40%) LAN
8 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
8 11 (23.40%) Linux
8 11 (23.40%) CISSP
8 11 (23.40%) PCI QSA
8 11 (23.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (23.40%) COBIT
8 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (23.40%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (23.40%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
9 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
9 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
10 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
10 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
10 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
11 3 (6.38%) Cisco

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 33 (70.21%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (63.83%) Firewall
2 29 (61.70%) TCP/IP
3 27 (57.45%) DNS
3 27 (57.45%) DHCP
4 13 (27.66%) WAN
5 12 (25.53%) Network Security
6 11 (23.40%) LAN
7 2 (4.26%) SNMP
7 2 (4.26%) SAN
8 1 (2.13%) MPLS
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.13%) FWSM
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Support Technician
2 15 (31.91%) Analyst
3 13 (27.66%) Help Desk Support
3 13 (27.66%) Help Desk Technician
3 13 (27.66%) Help Desk Support Technician
4 12 (25.53%) Consultant
4 12 (25.53%) Security Consultant
5 11 (23.40%) IT Consultant
5 11 (23.40%) IT Security Consultant
6 10 (21.28%) Support Analyst
7 9 (19.15%) IT Support Analyst
7 9 (19.15%) IT Support
8 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
9 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Security Consultant
10 1 (2.13%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Clustering
2 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (40.43%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Linux
3 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
3 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
2 11 (23.40%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (23.40%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.13%) SIEM
4 1 (2.13%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) CISSP
1 11 (23.40%) CISA
1 11 (23.40%) CISM
1 11 (23.40%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 11 (23.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (23.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco
3 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) Juniper
4 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.13%) Sourcefire