The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 78 105
Rank change year-on-year +8 +27  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 44 44 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.11% 3.04% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.55% 20.56% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 42 43 10
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £26,500 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £54,100
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 283 214 226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 19.97% 14.78% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 265 188 184
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,100 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Oxfordshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for VPN in Oxfordshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Oxfordshire

VPN
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +5 25 £40,000 -5.88%
Witney +4 5 £40,000 +60.00%
Banbury - 4 £37,500 -
Abingdon +14 1 - -
Kidlington - 1 £60,000 -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 66 (69.47%) Firewall
2 64 (67.37%) Microsoft
3 58 (61.05%) Windows
4 56 (58.95%) Cisco
5 38 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (33.68%) Active Directory
7 31 (32.63%) SolarWinds
7 31 (32.63%) F5
8 30 (31.58%) OSPF
8 30 (31.58%) BGP
9 29 (30.53%) Skype for Business
10 27 (28.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (28.42%) Windows Server
11 26 (27.37%) Cisco Wireless
11 26 (27.37%) Wireless
12 22 (23.16%) VoIP
12 22 (23.16%) DHCP
13 21 (22.11%) LAN
13 21 (22.11%) WAN
13 21 (22.11%) Juniper
14 19 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (20.00%) DNS
15 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
15 18 (18.95%) Avaya
15 18 (18.95%) Degree
15 18 (18.95%) Forefront TMG
16 17 (17.89%) WAAS
16 17 (17.89%) Cisco ISE
16 17 (17.89%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (17.89%) Network Monitoring

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (30.53%) Skype for Business
2 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.05%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.05%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (14.74%) MS Office
2 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.32%) Office 365
4 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.05%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (69.47%) Firewall
2 38 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (31.58%) BGP
3 30 (31.58%) OSPF
4 26 (27.37%) Cisco Wireless
4 26 (27.37%) Wireless
5 22 (23.16%) DHCP
5 22 (23.16%) VoIP
6 21 (22.11%) LAN
6 21 (22.11%) WAN
7 19 (20.00%) DNS
8 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
9 17 (17.89%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (17.89%) Cisco ISE
9 17 (17.89%) WAAS
10 16 (16.84%) MPLS
11 14 (14.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 13 (13.68%) EIGRP
12 13 (13.68%) HSRP
12 13 (13.68%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.05%) MySQL
2 1 (1.05%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.11%) Grunt
2 2 (2.11%) Jasmine
2 2 (2.11%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (2.11%) webpack
3 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.05%) Subversion
3 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (37.89%) Analyst
2 31 (32.63%) Network Analyst
3 28 (29.47%) Cisco Analyst
3 28 (29.47%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 13 (13.68%) Network Engineer
4 13 (13.68%) Server Analyst
4 13 (13.68%) Windows Server Analyst
5 12 (12.63%) Support Engineer
6 10 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (9.47%) Desktop Support
7 9 (9.47%) Engineering Manager
7 9 (9.47%) Network Engineering Manager
7 9 (9.47%) Network Manager
8 7 (7.37%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Support Technician
10 5 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) Web Services
2 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.11%) CSS
2 2 (2.11%) HTML
2 2 (2.11%) jQuery
2 2 (2.11%) React
3 1 (1.05%) LAMP
3 1 (1.05%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.74%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.47%) Biotechnology
4 6 (6.32%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.11%) Animation
6 2 (2.11%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.05%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 58 (61.05%) Windows
2 27 (28.42%) Windows Server
2 27 (28.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (15.79%) Linux
3 15 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (9.47%) Windows 10
6 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.32%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.26%) Unix
8 4 (4.21%) SUSE
9 1 (1.05%) CentOS
9 1 (1.05%) Fedora
9 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.89%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (16.84%) High Availability
3 10 (10.53%) Change Control
4 9 (9.47%) ITIL
5 8 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (8.42%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (6.32%) Presales
6 6 (6.32%) Service Management
7 5 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.21%) Open Source
9 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (3.16%) Network Management
9 3 (3.16%) Project Management
9 3 (3.16%) Virtual Environments
10 2 (2.11%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.11%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.11%) Front End Development
10 2 (2.11%) Pair Programming
10 2 (2.11%) Web Development
11 1 (1.05%) Customer Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.16%) SQL
2 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.05%) C#
3 1 (1.05%) PHP
3 1 (1.05%) Python
3 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (18.95%) Degree
3 15 (15.79%) CCNP
4 9 (9.47%) CCIE
5 7 (7.37%) CCNA
5 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (6.32%) A+ Certification
6 6 (6.32%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (4.21%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.05%) CISSP
8 1 (1.05%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.05%) HP ASE
8 1 (1.05%) HPE ATP
8 1 (1.05%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.05%) MCITP
8 1 (1.05%) RHCE
8 1 (1.05%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (33.68%) Active Directory
2 18 (18.95%) Forefront TMG
3 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.42%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.21%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.05%) NFS
6 1 (1.05%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (12.63%) Nagios
2 10 (10.53%) SCOM
3 8 (8.42%) SCCM
4 6 (6.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (4.21%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (4.21%) SmoothWall
6 1 (1.05%) Ansible
6 1 (1.05%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.05%) logstash
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (67.37%) Microsoft
2 56 (58.95%) Cisco
3 31 (32.63%) F5
3 31 (32.63%) SolarWinds
4 21 (22.11%) Juniper
5 18 (18.95%) Avaya
6 17 (17.89%) Forcepoint
7 14 (14.74%) Red Hat
8 12 (12.63%) Apple
8 12 (12.63%) Palo Alto
8 12 (12.63%) Sophos
9 10 (10.53%) CheckPoint
9 10 (10.53%) VMware
10 9 (9.47%) Blue Coat
10 9 (9.47%) Polycom
11 6 (6.32%) Aruba
11 6 (6.32%) HP
11 6 (6.32%) Meru Networks
11 6 (6.32%) ProCurve
11 6 (6.32%) Salesforce.com
Thame, Oxfordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago