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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 97 97 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.33% 1.26% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.30% 9.09% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 12
Average salary £32,500 £46,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.34% +47.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -4.72%
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
215 242 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.31% 13.82% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 174 218 308
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £54,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Witney +37 6 £29,000 -51.66% 1
Abingdon - 6 £32,500 -
Oxford -1 3 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Bicester -2 1 £22,500 -62.50%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 17 (53.13%) Windows
3 17 (53.13%) Firewall
4 15 (46.88%) DNS
5 14 (43.75%) DHCP
5 14 (43.75%) VMware
6 13 (40.63%) SAN
7 11 (34.38%) Cisco
7 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
7 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
8 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
9 9 (28.13%) LAN
10 8 (25.00%) VoIP
10 8 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (21.88%) Service Management
11 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
11 7 (21.88%) WAN
11 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
11 7 (21.88%) Dell
11 7 (21.88%) iSCSI
11 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
12 6 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) BPCS
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) Firewall
2 15 (46.88%) DNS
3 14 (43.75%) DHCP
4 13 (40.63%) SAN
5 9 (28.13%) LAN
6 8 (25.00%) VoIP
6 8 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
7 7 (21.88%) iSCSI
7 7 (21.88%) WAN
8 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (18.75%) VLAN
9 5 (15.63%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (15.63%) Internet
9 5 (15.63%) FTP
10 3 (9.38%) MPLS
10 3 (9.38%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (9.38%) IPsec
11 2 (6.25%) Network Security
11 2 (6.25%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Systems Support
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Systems Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Support
4 5 (15.63%) Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Security Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) IT Support
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Biotechnology
1 4 (12.50%) EqualLogic
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) CESG
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) DTV
4 1 (3.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.38%) Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.25%) Android
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Service Management
2 6 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) ERP
4 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) People Management
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.13%) Document Management
5 1 (3.13%) Web Development
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) CCNP
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) MCP
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.38%) CCDP
3 3 (9.38%) CISSP
3 3 (9.38%) CCIE
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (3.13%) MCSE
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
3 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (15.63%) FortiGate
3 4 (12.50%) WSUS
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (3.13%) DameWare
5 1 (3.13%) SELinux
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (43.75%) VMware
3 11 (34.38%) Cisco
4 7 (21.88%) Dell
5 4 (12.50%) Avaya
6 3 (9.38%) Sourcefire
6 3 (9.38%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.25%) Draytek
7 2 (6.25%) Kaspersky
7 2 (6.25%) CommVault
7 2 (6.25%) Apple
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle
8 1 (3.13%) SAP
8 1 (3.13%) BT
8 1 (3.13%) Trend Micro
8 1 (3.13%) Altiris
Witney, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £58000 Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago