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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 114 85 87
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.86% 1.91% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.81% 10.77% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 19
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,309
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
235 325 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.58% 17.73% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 205 305 230
Average salary £37,500 £40,995 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.52% +17.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -7 5 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Abingdon -3 4 £27,750 -47.14% 1
Thame - 3 £32,500 -
Wantage - 3 £22,500 -
Bicester -16 1 £32,500 -8.45%
Banbury - 1 £32,500 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) Firewall
2 17 (53.13%) Windows
3 13 (40.63%) Cisco
3 13 (40.63%) LAN
4 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
4 11 (34.38%) WAN
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
7 8 (25.00%) Linux
7 8 (25.00%) HTML
8 7 (21.88%) DNS
8 7 (21.88%) CCNA
8 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (21.88%) IPsec
8 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
9 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (18.75%) Network Security
9 6 (18.75%) VMware
9 6 (18.75%) DHCP
10 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
10 5 (15.63%) PHP
10 5 (15.63%) MySQL
10 5 (15.63%) CSS
10 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (15.63%) CMS
10 5 (15.63%) Finance

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
1 5 (15.63%) CMS
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.38%) IIS
3 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) MailChimp
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) Firewall
2 13 (40.63%) LAN
3 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
3 11 (34.38%) WAN
4 7 (21.88%) DNS
4 7 (21.88%) IPsec
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (18.75%) Network Security
5 6 (18.75%) DHCP
6 5 (15.63%) VLAN
7 4 (12.50%) Internet
8 3 (9.38%) SNMP
8 3 (9.38%) SAN
9 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (6.25%) Wireless
9 2 (6.25%) DMZ
9 2 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
1 5 (15.63%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) IT Support
3 6 (18.75%) Linux Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Webmaster
5 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Network Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Support Technician
8 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.13%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) CSS
3 3 (9.38%) XML Schema
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Smartphone
1 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) Social Media
2 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.38%) UNIX
8 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Web Analytics
1 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (15.63%) Analytics
1 5 (15.63%) Online Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
2 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.25%) E-business
3 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Benchmarking
4 1 (3.13%) Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) Time Management
4 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) PHP
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) CCNA
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) CCNP
3 3 (9.38%) CISSP
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (3.13%) CCIE
5 1 (3.13%) CCSP
5 1 (3.13%) CCDA
5 1 (3.13%) CCDP
5 1 (3.13%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) Google
5 4 (12.50%) Dell
6 3 (9.38%) Citrix
6 3 (9.38%) F5
7 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.25%) Juniper
8 1 (3.13%) Sun
8 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.13%) Apple
8 1 (3.13%) BT
8 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard
8 1 (3.13%) Mitel
8 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.13%) NETGEAR
8 1 (3.13%) Dell KACE
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago