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 July 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 71 81 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.65% 0.52% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.62% 3.65% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £52,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £35,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £41,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 137 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.52% 14.18% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 51 127 65
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 July 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Oxford

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) HTTP
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) IPsec
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (20.00%) RTSP
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) BGP
6 2 (20.00%) RTP
6 2 (20.00%) Juniper

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) HTTP
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) RTP
5 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) NAS
5 2 (20.00%) RTSP
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) Qt
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) SIEM
2 1 (10.00%) Android Development
2 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) Brocade