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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 97 116 108
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 34 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.10% 0.55% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.19% 3.94% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 14
Average salary £44,000 £29,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.72% -42.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £25,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
210 203 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.99% 14.04% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 165 182 225
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +11 20 £42,500 +112.50% 1
Abingdon - 10 £44,000 - 1
Faringdon - 2 £35,000 -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 47 (65.28%) Firewall
2 46 (63.89%) Windows
3 35 (48.61%) Active Directory
4 33 (45.83%) MS Office
5 31 (43.06%) Windows 7
6 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 24 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 23 (31.94%) Hyper-V
9 22 (30.56%) iSCSI
9 22 (30.56%) Cisco
9 22 (30.56%) SAN
10 21 (29.17%) WAN
10 21 (29.17%) TCP/IP
11 19 (26.39%) Linux
11 19 (26.39%) Project Management
12 17 (23.61%) SSL
12 17 (23.61%) Internet
13 16 (22.22%) Avaya
13 16 (22.22%) Sophos
13 16 (22.22%) Dell
13 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
13 16 (22.22%) LAN
13 16 (22.22%) SharePoint
13 16 (22.22%) Clustering
13 16 (22.22%) Fortinet
13 16 (22.22%) WSUS
13 16 (22.22%) Load Balancing
13 16 (22.22%) EqualLogic
13 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 16 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 11 (15.28%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (45.83%) MS Office
2 6 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.39%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.89%) Office 365
2 6 (8.33%) SaaS
3 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.56%) Google Apps
5 3 (4.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 47 (65.28%) Firewall
2 22 (30.56%) iSCSI
2 22 (30.56%) SAN
3 21 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 21 (29.17%) WAN
4 17 (23.61%) Internet
4 17 (23.61%) SSL
5 16 (22.22%) LAN
6 15 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (20.83%) DNS
7 14 (19.44%) DHCP
8 13 (18.06%) VoIP
9 11 (15.28%) Wireless
10 10 (13.89%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (13.89%) IPsec
11 9 (12.50%) ADSL
11 9 (12.50%) Network Security
12 6 (8.33%) BGP
12 6 (8.33%) EIGRP
12 6 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) JIRA
2 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.78%) RSpec
4 1 (1.39%) GCC
4 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (8.33%) Billing
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Administrator
1 22 (30.56%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (19.44%) Network Engineer
3 12 (16.67%) IT Support
4 11 (15.28%) IT Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) IT Support Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Support Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
5 9 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 8 (11.11%) Consultant
7 7 (9.72%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Network Manager
8 6 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Security Consultant
9 5 (6.94%) Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 4 (5.56%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.17%) CSS
2 3 (4.17%) HTML
2 3 (4.17%) jQuery
2 3 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (2.78%) React
4 1 (1.39%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Clustering
1 16 (22.22%) EqualLogic
2 14 (19.44%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.78%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) CUDA
5 1 (1.39%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (63.89%) Windows
2 31 (43.06%) Windows 7
3 24 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 19 (26.39%) Linux
5 16 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 8 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 6 (8.33%) CentOS
8 6 (8.33%) Ubuntu
9 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.39%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Project Management
2 16 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 12 (16.67%) ITIL
3 12 (16.67%) Security Management
4 9 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 9 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 8 (11.11%) Office Automation
6 6 (8.33%) Change Management
6 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.33%) Data Security
6 6 (8.33%) DevOps
6 6 (8.33%) Document Management
6 6 (8.33%) Identity Management
6 6 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.33%) Service Continuity Management
6 6 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
7 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
2 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 6 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.17%) Ruby
4 1 (1.39%) Java
4 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.39%) Python
4 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) CCNP
1 13 (18.06%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.11%) CCIE
2 8 (11.11%) CCNA
3 5 (6.94%) Degree
4 3 (4.17%) MCITP
4 3 (4.17%) MCP
4 3 (4.17%) MCSA
4 3 (4.17%) MCSE
4 3 (4.17%) MCTS
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.78%) HP ASE
5 2 (2.78%) HP MASE
6 1 (1.39%) CCIP
System Software
1 35 (48.61%) Active Directory
2 23 (31.94%) Hyper-V
3 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (9.72%) KVM
5 1 (1.39%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.39%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (22.22%) WSUS
2 6 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 6 (8.33%) Puppet
2 6 (8.33%) Rundeck
2 6 (8.33%) SELinux
2 6 (8.33%) ZABBIX
3 3 (4.17%) Nagios
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 30 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.56%) Cisco
3 16 (22.22%) Avaya
3 16 (22.22%) Dell
3 16 (22.22%) Fortinet
3 16 (22.22%) Sophos
4 9 (12.50%) VMware
5 4 (5.56%) Google
6 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.78%) HP
7 2 (2.78%) IronPort
7 2 (2.78%) Meraki
7 2 (2.78%) ProCurve
7 2 (2.78%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.39%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.39%) F5
8 1 (1.39%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.39%) Intel
8 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.39%) Sun
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