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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 68 69 75
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 12 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.57% 0.84% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.81% 7.50% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 7
Average salary £47,500 £51,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.76% +28.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £59,200 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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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
111 80 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 14.53% 11.16% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 87 64 133
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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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

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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 28 August 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Oxford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 17 (77.27%) Cisco
1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 16 (72.73%) WAN
3 15 (68.18%) VMware
4 13 (59.09%) DNS
5 12 (54.55%) OSPF
5 12 (54.55%) BGP
5 12 (54.55%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (50.00%) IPsec
6 11 (50.00%) Linux
6 11 (50.00%) Python
7 10 (45.45%) SAN
8 9 (40.91%) C
8 9 (40.91%) Perl
8 9 (40.91%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (40.91%) Ruby
8 9 (40.91%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
9 8 (36.36%) SELinux
9 8 (36.36%) Performance Analysis
9 8 (36.36%) FCoE
9 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
9 8 (36.36%) iSCSI
10 7 (31.82%) LAN
10 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
11 6 (27.27%) Windows
11 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Apache
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) GNU Octave
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 16 (72.73%) WAN
3 13 (59.09%) DNS
4 12 (54.55%) OSPF
4 12 (54.55%) BGP
4 12 (54.55%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (50.00%) IPsec
6 10 (45.45%) SAN
7 9 (40.91%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (40.91%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (36.36%) FCoE
8 8 (36.36%) iSCSI
9 7 (31.82%) LAN
10 6 (27.27%) VLAN
11 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
12 4 (18.18%) DHCP
13 3 (13.64%) ADSL
13 3 (13.64%) SSL
13 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.55%) GCC
General
1 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Consultant
1 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.55%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Grid Computing
3 1 (4.55%) Wiki
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.55%) CUDA
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (36.36%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) People Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Security
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Network Design
7 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.55%) Parallel Computing
7 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Service Management
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (40.91%) Ruby
2 9 (40.91%) C
2 9 (40.91%) Perl
3 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 6 (27.27%) Tcl
5 3 (13.64%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) MCSE
4 3 (13.64%) MCSA
4 3 (13.64%) CCNP
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.55%) XenServer
5 1 (4.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) SELinux
2 3 (13.64%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) CommVault
4 3 (13.64%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Apple
5 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Wyse
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) Intel
6 1 (4.55%) Sun
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