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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 75 69 82
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.72% 1.64% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.66% 8.78% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 4
Median salary £25,000 £44,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.18% +8.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £54,000 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.42%
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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
83 148 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 10.99% 18.62% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 64 142 56
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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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 1 July 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Oxford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
3 19 (57.58%) Hyper-V
4 15 (45.45%) iSCSI
4 15 (45.45%) SAN
4 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
5 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (39.39%) VMware
6 12 (36.36%) MS Office
7 11 (33.33%) Dell
8 10 (30.30%) Cisco
8 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
8 10 (30.30%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (27.27%) SSL
9 9 (27.27%) WAN
9 9 (27.27%) Linux
9 9 (27.27%) IPsec
10 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
10 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
10 8 (24.24%) FCoE
10 8 (24.24%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (24.24%) WAN Optimisation
10 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (24.24%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (24.24%) SELinux
11 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012

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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 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Office
2 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 25 (75.76%) Firewall
2 15 (45.45%) iSCSI
2 15 (45.45%) SAN
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (27.27%) IPsec
4 9 (27.27%) SSL
4 9 (27.27%) WAN
5 8 (24.24%) FCoE
5 8 (24.24%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (21.21%) Internet
7 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
7 5 (15.15%) VoIP
8 3 (9.09%) Wireless
9 2 (6.06%) LAN
9 2 (6.06%) MPLS
9 2 (6.06%) TACACS
10 1 (3.03%) BGP
10 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
10 1 (3.03%) OSPF
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 7 (21.21%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) Administrator
2 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) Network Security Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) Security Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Administrator
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Active Directory Support
6 4 (12.12%) Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) VMware 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%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 7 (21.21%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 9 (27.27%) Linux
4 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
6 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
2 8 (24.24%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (24.24%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Service Management
4 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
6 1 (3.03%) High Availability
6 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) OO
6 1 (3.03%) OOP
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.03%) Presales
6 1 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) Ruby
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) MCITP
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.12%) Dell Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) HP ASE
4 1 (3.03%) HP MASE
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 19 (57.58%) Hyper-V
3 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SELinux
2 7 (21.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
1 13 (39.39%) VMware
2 11 (33.33%) Dell
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco
4 7 (21.21%) Avaya
4 7 (21.21%) Fortinet
4 7 (21.21%) Sophos
5 4 (12.12%) Mitel
5 4 (12.12%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Cognizant
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) IronPort
6 1 (3.03%) Meraki
6 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.03%) Tripwire