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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 81 68 76
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 11 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.33% 1.43% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 9.02% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 3
Median salary £20,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-57.89% -9.52%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,947
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +6.90%
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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
99 122 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 11.93% 15.91% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 79 112 52
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 July 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Oxford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 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 21 (70.00%) Windows
1 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 21 (70.00%) Firewall
2 17 (56.67%) Hyper-V
3 16 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 13 (43.33%) iSCSI
4 13 (43.33%) SAN
4 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 12 (40.00%) MS Office
6 11 (36.67%) Dell
7 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (33.33%) VMware
7 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (23.33%) IPsec
10 7 (23.33%) Internet
10 7 (23.33%) Sophos
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco
10 7 (23.33%) Avaya
10 7 (23.33%) SSL
10 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
10 7 (23.33%) Linux
10 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
10 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
10 7 (23.33%) EqualLogic
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing

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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 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Office
2 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) iSCSI
2 13 (43.33%) SAN
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (23.33%) Internet
3 7 (23.33%) IPsec
3 7 (23.33%) SSL
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (20.00%) FCoE
4 6 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.00%) WAN
5 5 (16.67%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) DHCP
6 1 (3.33%) DNS
6 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.33%) FTP
6 1 (3.33%) HTTP
6 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) RSpec
General
1 7 (23.33%) Automotive
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 6 (20.00%) Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (13.33%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Server Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) jQuery
1 1 (3.33%) React
1 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (23.33%) Clustering
2 7 (23.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (23.33%) Linux
6 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (20.00%) Service Management
2 6 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.33%) ERP
6 1 (3.33%) High Availability
6 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) OO
6 1 (3.33%) OOP
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.67%) MCITP
3 4 (13.33%) Dell Certification
4 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) MCTS
4 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) COBIT
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (56.67%) Hyper-V
3 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) WSUS
2 6 (20.00%) SELinux
3 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Dell
3 10 (33.33%) VMware
4 7 (23.33%) Avaya
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco
4 7 (23.33%) Fortinet
4 7 (23.33%) Sophos
5 4 (13.33%) Mitel
5 4 (13.33%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Cognizant