The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 102 109 94
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 16 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.97% 0.88% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.30% 7.05% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 23
Average salary £40,500 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.64% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £37,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
VPN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
283 227 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 18.35% 12.51% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 226 201 298
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,100 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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
Oxford +13 10 £43,000 +40.98%
Witney - 1 £36,000 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 14 (56.00%) DNS
2 13 (52.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 12 (48.00%) Firewall
4 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (40.00%) WAN
4 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (32.00%) SAN
5 8 (32.00%) DHCP
5 8 (32.00%) LAN
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) Windows
6 7 (28.00%) OSPF
6 7 (28.00%) BGP
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (28.00%) IPsec
7 6 (24.00%) Service Management
7 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 5 (20.00%) Python
8 5 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (20.00%) SSL
8 5 (20.00%) SLA
8 5 (20.00%) VLAN
8 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (16.00%) Ruby
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) WordPress
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) BPCS
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) DNS
2 12 (48.00%) Firewall
3 10 (40.00%) WAN
4 8 (32.00%) DHCP
4 8 (32.00%) LAN
4 8 (32.00%) SAN
5 7 (28.00%) OSPF
5 7 (28.00%) BGP
5 7 (28.00%) IPsec
5 7 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (20.00%) VLAN
6 5 (20.00%) SSL
7 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (12.00%) iSCSI
8 3 (12.00%) MPLS
8 3 (12.00%) Wireless
8 3 (12.00%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 5 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Support Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Debian
5 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Service Management
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) People Management
4 2 (8.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) Web Development
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Security Management
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (16.00%) C
2 4 (16.00%) Perl
2 4 (16.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Tcl
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CCNP
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CCIP
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (12.00%) SELinux
3 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.00%) DameWare
3 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco
1 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) CommVault
4 1 (4.00%) Altiris
4 1 (4.00%) Draytek
4 1 (4.00%) Trend Micro