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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 109 102 107
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 10 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.71% 0.97% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.35% 6.33% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 15
Average salary £29,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.77%
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
187 237 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.24% 15.32% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 165 215 321
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Witney +22 5 £29,000 -51.66%
Abingdon - 2 £32,500 -
Bicester -4 1 £22,500 -62.50%
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) DNS
2 15 (51.72%) Firewall
3 14 (48.28%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) DHCP
3 14 (48.28%) Windows
4 12 (41.38%) SAN
5 11 (37.93%) Cisco
6 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
7 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
7 9 (31.03%) LAN
8 8 (27.59%) VoIP
9 7 (24.14%) WAN
9 7 (24.14%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (24.14%) Service Management
9 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (20.69%) iSCSI
10 6 (20.69%) VLAN
10 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (20.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
10 6 (20.69%) SLA
10 6 (20.69%) Dell
10 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
10 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
10 6 (20.69%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (17.24%) FortiGate

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
1 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) BPCS
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) DNS
1 15 (51.72%) Firewall
2 14 (48.28%) DHCP
3 12 (41.38%) SAN
4 9 (31.03%) LAN
5 8 (27.59%) VoIP
6 7 (24.14%) WAN
6 7 (24.14%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
7 6 (20.69%) VLAN
7 6 (20.69%) iSCSI
8 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (17.24%) Internet
8 5 (17.24%) FTP
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (6.90%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (6.90%) Network Security
10 2 (6.90%) IPsec
10 2 (6.90%) IPv4
10 2 (6.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
1 7 (24.14%) Systems Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Systems Support
1 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Support Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Systems Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Support
3 5 (17.24%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) IT Support
6 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) EqualLogic
2 3 (10.34%) CESG
2 3 (10.34%) Biotechnology
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) DTV
4 1 (3.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.90%) Android
5 2 (6.90%) Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Service Management
2 6 (20.69%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) ERP
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.45%) Document Management
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VB
2 1 (3.45%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) CCNP
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCP
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.34%) CCDP
3 3 (10.34%) CISSP
3 3 (10.34%) CCIE
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
2 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
3 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (17.24%) FortiGate
3 3 (10.34%) WSUS
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (3.45%) DameWare
5 1 (3.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) VMware
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco
4 6 (20.69%) Dell
5 3 (10.34%) Avaya
5 3 (10.34%) Sourcefire
5 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.90%) Draytek
6 2 (6.90%) Kaspersky
6 2 (6.90%) CommVault
6 2 (6.90%) Apple
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (3.45%) Altiris
7 1 (3.45%) Trend Micro
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago