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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 104 103 93
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.88% 1.13% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.37% 8.12% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 23
Average salary £34,750 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.71% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,600 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £54,650 £50,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
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
204 234 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.77% 13.86% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 171 197 264
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
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 30 September 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 30 September 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
(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 +2 5 £51,500 +47.14%
Banbury -1 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Bicester -3 1 £29,000 -
Kidlington - 1 £45,000 -
Wallingford - 1 £32,500 -
Witney - 1 - -
VPN
South East

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 21 (67.74%) Firewall
2 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 17 (54.84%) Windows
4 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
5 13 (41.94%) WAN
6 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
6 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (35.48%) Hyper-V
7 11 (35.48%) Cisco
8 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
8 10 (32.26%) LAN
8 10 (32.26%) SAN
8 10 (32.26%) Network Security
9 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
9 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
9 9 (29.03%) Linux
10 8 (25.81%) VMware
10 8 (25.81%) Internet
10 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
12 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
12 6 (19.35%) IPsec
12 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (16.13%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (16.13%) Degree

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
3 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (9.68%) IIS
5 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.13%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) Firewall
2 13 (41.94%) WAN
3 10 (32.26%) LAN
3 10 (32.26%) SAN
3 10 (32.26%) Network Security
4 8 (25.81%) Internet
5 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
5 6 (19.35%) IPsec
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (16.13%) iSCSI
6 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (16.13%) DNS
7 4 (12.90%) VoIP
7 4 (12.90%) DHCP
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (9.68%) SNMP
8 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (6.45%) RTSP
9 2 (6.45%) VLAN
9 2 (6.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Support
4 4 (12.90%) IT Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Head of IT
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Support
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
1 3 (9.68%) XML
1 3 (9.68%) XML Schema
1 3 (9.68%) Qt
2 2 (6.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Biotechnology
1 4 (12.90%) EqualLogic
2 3 (9.68%) Streaming Video
3 2 (6.45%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) GIS
4 1 (3.23%) CESG
4 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
3 9 (29.03%) Linux
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.90%) Android
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
7 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
7 3 (9.68%) UNIX
7 3 (9.68%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (12.90%) People Management
3 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
3 3 (9.68%) Service Management
3 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Data Security
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Android Development
4 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Security Management
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) C
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) CCNP
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) CISSP
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) MCP
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) CCIE
5 1 (3.23%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (35.48%) Hyper-V
3 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) WSUS
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco
3 8 (25.81%) VMware
4 5 (16.13%) Dell
5 4 (12.90%) Avaya
6 3 (9.68%) Apple
7 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.45%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) Brocade
7 2 (6.45%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (3.23%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.23%) Draytek
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix
8 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.23%) Google
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle
8 1 (3.23%) BT
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago