The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 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 Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 99 103 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -34
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.00% 0.91% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.02% 5.93% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 24
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £41,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
228 270 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.29% 15.37% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 201 234 192
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
South East

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Oxfordshire region.

VPN Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

VPN
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 5 £30,000 -
Oxford +7 4 £52,500 +40.00%
Banbury -5 3 £56,250 +73.07%
Thame - 2 £31,500 -
Wallingford - 1 £32,500 -
Kidlington - 1 £45,000 - 2
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 20 (60.61%) Firewall
3 15 (45.45%) LAN
3 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (42.42%) WAN
4 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
5 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
6 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 11 (33.33%) Cisco
6 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
7 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
7 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
8 9 (27.27%) Internet
8 9 (27.27%) VMware
8 9 (27.27%) Network Security
8 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (24.24%) SAN
9 8 (24.24%) Linux
10 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (21.21%) Dell
10 7 (21.21%) Degree
10 7 (21.21%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (21.21%) Windows 8
11 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (18.18%) DNS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
3 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (12.12%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (12.12%) IIS
6 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 15 (45.45%) LAN
3 14 (42.42%) WAN
4 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
5 9 (27.27%) Internet
5 9 (27.27%) Network Security
6 8 (24.24%) SAN
7 6 (18.18%) DNS
7 6 (18.18%) DHCP
8 5 (15.15%) IPsec
9 4 (12.12%) iSCSI
9 4 (12.12%) SNMP
10 3 (9.09%) VLAN
10 3 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (6.06%) NAS
11 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (6.06%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.06%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) IT Support
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Support
5 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Head of IT
5 4 (12.12%) IT Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Desktop Support
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
1 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
1 4 (12.12%) XML
1 4 (12.12%) XML Schema
2 3 (9.09%) Qt
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) COM
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) EqualLogic
1 4 (12.12%) Biotechnology
2 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 3 (9.09%) Streaming Video
3 2 (6.06%) iPad
3 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (24.24%) Linux
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (21.21%) Windows 8
7 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
7 4 (12.12%) UNIX
8 3 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (9.09%) Android
8 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
3 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.06%) Android Development
4 2 (6.06%) iOS Development
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) Data Security
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.03%) Time Management
5 1 (3.03%) Security Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) C
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.12%) CISSP
3 4 (12.12%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.06%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) WSUS
2 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Cisco
3 9 (27.27%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) Dell
5 4 (12.12%) Avaya
6 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) F5
7 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.06%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (6.06%) Brocade
7 2 (6.06%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) Juniper
7 2 (6.06%) Apple
8 1 (3.03%) Sun
8 1 (3.03%) Mitel
8 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.03%) Google
8 1 (3.03%) BT
8 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
Oxfordshire
Hudson - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kidlington
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago