The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 80 74 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.55% 1.30% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.81% 7.88% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 9
Average salary £32,500 £38,750 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +89.02%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 165 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.43% 16.55% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 78 157 90
Average salary £39,250 £45,000 £35,309
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.77% +27.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
VPN
Oxfordshire

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

VPN
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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Oxford

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) CMS
2 5 (38.46%) Web Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) Google
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) PHP
2 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) Marketing
2 5 (38.46%) Google Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) Online Marketing
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) MailChimp
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) VLAN

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (38.46%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) BGP
4 2 (15.38%) IPsec
4 2 (15.38%) VLAN
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Local Government
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Webmaster
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Web Analytics
1 5 (38.46%) Online Marketing
1 5 (38.46%) Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) CCVP
4 1 (7.69%) CCDA
4 1 (7.69%) CCDP
4 1 (7.69%) CCIE
4 1 (7.69%) CCSP
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Google
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
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