The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 63 69 94
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +25
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.29% 1.22% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 6.29% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 3
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +57.89%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.43%
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Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
84 143 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 12.80% 19.43% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 74 122 71
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Oxford region.

VPN Salary Trend in Oxford

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Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Oxford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for VPN.

1 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 18 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 17 (51.52%) iSCSI
3 17 (51.52%) SAN
4 14 (42.42%) Windows
4 14 (42.42%) Cisco
4 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
4 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
4 14 (42.42%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
5 13 (39.39%) WAN
5 13 (39.39%) VMware
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (33.33%) IPsec
7 11 (33.33%) SSL
7 11 (33.33%) Dell
7 11 (33.33%) Linux
7 11 (33.33%) MS Office
8 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
8 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (30.30%) Performance Analysis
8 10 (30.30%) SELinux
8 10 (30.30%) WAN Optimisation
8 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
8 10 (30.30%) FCoE
8 10 (30.30%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
10 7 (21.21%) Clustering
10 7 (21.21%) Avaya

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Heroku
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 17 (51.52%) iSCSI
2 17 (51.52%) SAN
3 14 (42.42%) Cisco IOS
4 13 (39.39%) WAN
5 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (33.33%) IPsec
6 11 (33.33%) SSL
7 10 (30.30%) FCoE
7 10 (30.30%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (21.21%) Internet
9 6 (18.18%) Wireless
10 4 (12.12%) LAN
11 3 (9.09%) MPLS
11 3 (9.09%) TACACS
11 3 (9.09%) VoIP
12 2 (6.06%) Network Security
12 2 (6.06%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
13 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) RSpec
General
1 2 (6.06%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Network Security Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Security Consultant
3 8 (24.24%) Administrator
4 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Administrator
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Support
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.03%) CSS
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) jQuery
1 1 (3.03%) React
1 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 7 (21.21%) EqualLogic
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
5 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.03%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
2 10 (30.30%) Performance Analysis
2 10 (30.30%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (30.30%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Service Management
4 2 (6.06%) Presales
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.03%) High Availability
5 1 (3.03%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) OO
5 1 (3.03%) OOP
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Dell Certification
2 3 (9.09%) CCNP
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) HP ASE
3 2 (6.06%) HP MASE
4 1 (3.03%) CCIE
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
3 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) SELinux
2 7 (21.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco
2 13 (39.39%) VMware
3 11 (33.33%) Dell
4 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
5 7 (21.21%) Avaya
5 7 (21.21%) Fortinet
5 7 (21.21%) Sophos
6 4 (12.12%) Remedy
7 2 (6.06%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) IronPort
7 2 (6.06%) Meraki
7 2 (6.06%) ProCurve
7 2 (6.06%) Tripwire
8 1 (3.03%) Citrix
8 1 (3.03%) Cognizant
8 1 (3.03%) Mitel