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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 28 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 32 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 8.27% 3.81% 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.02% 12.93% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 12
Average salary £31,500 £31,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% -29.54%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.77%
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
139 116 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 35.92% 29.44% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 97 84 55
Average salary £40,000 £46,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,100 £45,000 £59,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

VPN
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 27 January 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 41 (77.36%) Microsoft
2 37 (69.81%) MS Office
3 31 (58.49%) Windows
4 26 (49.06%) Firewall
5 24 (45.28%) TCP/IP
5 24 (45.28%) DNS
6 20 (37.74%) DHCP
7 17 (32.08%) Windows XP
7 17 (32.08%) Windows 8
7 17 (32.08%) Windows 7
8 13 (24.53%) CISSP
8 13 (24.53%) Linux
9 11 (20.75%) Network Security
10 9 (16.98%) PCI QSA
10 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (16.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (16.98%) COBIT
10 9 (16.98%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (16.98%) CISA
10 9 (16.98%) CISM
10 9 (16.98%) ITIL
10 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
10 9 (16.98%) LAN
10 9 (16.98%) WAN
10 9 (16.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (16.98%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
11 6 (11.32%) Cisco
12 5 (9.43%) VoIP
12 5 (9.43%) Juniper

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Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 37 (69.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (49.06%) Firewall
2 24 (45.28%) TCP/IP
2 24 (45.28%) DNS
3 20 (37.74%) DHCP
4 11 (20.75%) Network Security
5 9 (16.98%) WAN
5 9 (16.98%) LAN
6 5 (9.43%) VoIP
7 2 (3.77%) MPLS
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.89%) IPsec
8 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.89%) FWSM
8 1 (1.89%) OSPF
8 1 (1.89%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Support Technician
1 19 (35.85%) Help Desk Support
1 19 (35.85%) Help Desk Technician
1 19 (35.85%) Help Desk Support Technician
2 18 (33.96%) Analyst
3 17 (32.08%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (32.08%) Service Analyst
4 15 (28.30%) Consultant
5 11 (20.75%) Security Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Network Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) IT Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Network Security Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Network Security Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) IT Support
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Network Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Windows XP
2 17 (32.08%) Windows 7
2 17 (32.08%) Windows 8
3 13 (24.53%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) ITIL
1 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
1 9 (16.98%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (16.98%) Enterprise Architecture
1 9 (16.98%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
2 1 (1.89%) SIEM
2 1 (1.89%) Project Management
2 1 (1.89%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) CISSP
2 9 (16.98%) CISA
2 9 (16.98%) CISM
2 9 (16.98%) PCI QSA
3 1 (1.89%) CCSA
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) CCIE
3 1 (1.89%) CCSP
3 1 (1.89%) CCNP
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 9 (16.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (16.98%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (77.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Cisco
3 5 (9.43%) Juniper
4 4 (7.55%) Citrix
4 4 (7.55%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.89%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.89%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.89%) F5