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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 91 106 105
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.29% 0.99% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.15% 6.96% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 14
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
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
233 230 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.84% 14.29% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 212 203 235
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +6 11 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Faringdon - 3 £40,000 -
Bicester - 2 £50,000 -
Eynsham - 2 £29,000 -
Banbury -2 1 £27,500 -51.11%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (65.71%) Cisco
2 22 (62.86%) Firewall
3 21 (60.00%) WAN
4 20 (57.14%) DNS
5 17 (48.57%) VMware
6 15 (42.86%) Windows
7 14 (40.00%) Linux
8 13 (37.14%) LAN
8 13 (37.14%) OSPF
8 13 (37.14%) BGP
8 13 (37.14%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (34.29%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (34.29%) IPsec
9 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
10 11 (31.43%) SAN
10 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
11 10 (28.57%) Ruby
11 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
11 10 (28.57%) ITIL
11 10 (28.57%) Python
12 9 (25.71%) C
12 9 (25.71%) Perl
12 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
12 9 (25.71%) Cisco PIX
12 9 (25.71%) iSCSI
12 9 (25.71%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (22.86%) Performance Analysis
13 8 (22.86%) SELinux

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) WordPress
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
5 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Heroku
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) Firewall
2 21 (60.00%) WAN
3 20 (57.14%) DNS
4 13 (37.14%) OSPF
4 13 (37.14%) BGP
4 13 (37.14%) LAN
4 13 (37.14%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (34.29%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (34.29%) IPsec
6 11 (31.43%) SAN
7 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 9 (25.71%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (25.71%) iSCSI
8 9 (25.71%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (22.86%) FCoE
9 8 (22.86%) DHCP
10 7 (20.00%) SSL
11 6 (17.14%) VLAN
12 4 (11.43%) Network Security
12 4 (11.43%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) RSpec
2 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Consultant
1 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (20.00%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.86%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Field Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
5 3 (8.57%) CentOS
6 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Debian
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (22.86%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
5 5 (14.29%) Change Management
6 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.57%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) Service Management
6 3 (8.57%) Security Management
6 3 (8.57%) Document Management
7 2 (5.71%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) Service Continuity Management
7 2 (5.71%) Web Development
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) People Management
7 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Python
1 10 (28.57%) Ruby
2 9 (25.71%) C
2 9 (25.71%) Perl
3 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (17.14%) Tcl
5 3 (8.57%) PHP
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (14.29%) CCNP
3 5 (14.29%) CCNA
4 3 (8.57%) MCSE
4 3 (8.57%) MCSA
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE
6 1 (2.86%) CCIP
6 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Terminal Services
3 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
3 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) KVM
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) SELinux
2 3 (8.57%) WSUS
3 2 (5.71%) ZABBIX
3 2 (5.71%) Puppet
3 2 (5.71%) Rundeck
3 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.86%) DameWare
4 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Cisco
2 17 (48.57%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.29%) Citrix
5 4 (11.43%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) CommVault
6 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.71%) Apple
8 1 (2.86%) SAP
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) Wyse
8 1 (2.86%) Altiris
8 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.86%) Draytek
8 1 (2.86%) Trend Micro
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) Juniper
8 1 (2.86%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) Adobe