The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 35 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 22 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.61% 2.17% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.82% 7.60% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 14
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
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Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 171 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 23.27% 28.50% 32.66%
Number of salaries quoted 102 121 144
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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Salary Trend in Slough

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

VPN Salary Trend in Slough

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Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 Slough region with a requirement for VPN.

1 26 (70.27%) Data Centre
2 17 (45.95%) Firewall
3 16 (43.24%) LAN
3 16 (43.24%) WAN
3 16 (43.24%) Cisco
3 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (35.14%) IPv4
4 13 (35.14%) IPv6
4 13 (35.14%) Wireless
5 12 (32.43%) F5
5 12 (32.43%) Network Security
6 11 (29.73%) Juniper
6 11 (29.73%) Windows
6 11 (29.73%) Cognos Impromptu
6 11 (29.73%) Linux
7 10 (27.03%) OSPF
7 10 (27.03%) VMware
8 9 (24.32%) CCVP
8 9 (24.32%) BGP
8 9 (24.32%) MPLS
8 9 (24.32%) CCNP
9 8 (21.62%) CCSP
9 8 (21.62%) EIGRP
9 8 (21.62%) ITIL
9 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
9 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds Orion
9 8 (21.62%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (21.62%) 802.1X

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 4 (10.81%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) LAN
2 16 (43.24%) WAN
3 13 (35.14%) IPv4
3 13 (35.14%) IPv6
3 13 (35.14%) Wireless
4 12 (32.43%) Network Security
5 10 (27.03%) OSPF
6 9 (24.32%) BGP
6 9 (24.32%) MPLS
7 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (21.62%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (21.62%) Cisco Wireless
7 8 (21.62%) EIGRP
8 7 (18.92%) VLAN
9 6 (16.22%) FWSM
9 6 (16.22%) TACACS
10 5 (13.51%) DHCP
10 5 (13.51%) DNS
10 5 (13.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Cognos Impromptu
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) RSpec
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Network Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) Data Centre Technician
2 13 (35.14%) Data Technician
3 11 (29.73%) Data Centre Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Network Support
6 3 (8.11%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Server Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Server Support
6 3 (8.11%) Server Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Storage Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Storage Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Supervisor
7 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) jQuery
2 1 (2.70%) React
2 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (70.27%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.41%) iPad
5 2 (5.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.41%) Solaris
4 2 (5.41%) Unix
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
1 8 (21.62%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (16.22%) Change Management
2 6 (16.22%) Data Security
2 6 (16.22%) High Availability
2 6 (16.22%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (16.22%) Network Management
3 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.41%) Line Management
4 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.41%) People Management
5 1 (2.70%) OO
5 1 (2.70%) OOP
5 1 (2.70%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.41%) C
2 2 (5.41%) C++
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (24.32%) CCNP
2 9 (24.32%) CCVP
3 8 (21.62%) CCSP
4 5 (13.51%) CCNA
4 5 (13.51%) Degree
5 4 (10.81%) CCDA
6 1 (2.70%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.81%) HIPAA
3 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Firmware
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Squid
3 1 (2.70%) UAG
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (5.41%) DameWare
2 2 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Cisco
2 12 (32.43%) F5
3 11 (29.73%) Juniper
4 10 (27.03%) VMware
5 8 (21.62%) Palo Alto
5 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.41%) Apple
7 2 (5.41%) Bomgar
7 2 (5.41%) Dell
7 2 (5.41%) Dell KACE
7 2 (5.41%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.70%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) Kaspersky