The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 69 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.83% 1.41% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 10.29% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 17
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £47,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
VPN
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
86 136 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 11.93% 13.67% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 73 120 171
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

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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

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 22 October 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Oxford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) CCNP
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) CCDP
6 3 (27.27%) CCIE
6 3 (27.27%) CISSP
6 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
6 3 (27.27%) CESG
6 3 (27.27%) Sourcefire
6 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) IPsec
6 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
6 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
7 2 (18.18%) Android
7 2 (18.18%) Qt
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (18.18%) Streaming Video
7 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (18.18%) JSON

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) IPsec
5 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (18.18%) RTSP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) RTP
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
5 2 (18.18%) HTTP
6 1 (9.09%) WLAN
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Sales Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Qt
1 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) CESG
2 2 (18.18%) Streaming Video
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNP
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCDP
2 3 (27.27%) CCIE
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) MCP
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Sourcefire
2 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (9.09%) Brocade
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
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