The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 28 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 34 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.90% 2.13% 4.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 8.78% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 23
Average salary £35,750 £44,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.11% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
VPN
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
119 148 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.14% 24.30% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 103 113 128
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

VPN
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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Slough region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 31 (65.96%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (63.83%) Firewall
3 28 (59.57%) CCNA
3 28 (59.57%) Cisco
4 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
5 23 (48.94%) SSL
6 22 (46.81%) Linux
6 22 (46.81%) OSPF
6 22 (46.81%) VMware
7 21 (44.68%) MPLS
7 21 (44.68%) DNS
8 20 (42.55%) SLA
8 20 (42.55%) BGP
9 19 (40.43%) Network Management
10 18 (38.30%) IPsec
10 18 (38.30%) Windows
11 17 (36.17%) Degree
12 16 (34.04%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (34.04%) VMware ESXi
13 15 (31.91%) Lync
13 15 (31.91%) vSphere
13 15 (31.91%) Multicast
13 15 (31.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
13 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (31.91%) Zenoss
13 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 13 (27.66%) CCNP
15 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (21.28%) Polycom

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 15 (31.91%) Lync
2 6 (12.77%) IIS
3 4 (8.51%) Drupal
3 4 (8.51%) Alfresco
3 4 (8.51%) WordPress
4 3 (6.38%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.13%) CMS
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (63.83%) Firewall
2 23 (48.94%) SSL
3 22 (46.81%) OSPF
4 21 (44.68%) DNS
4 21 (44.68%) MPLS
5 20 (42.55%) BGP
6 18 (38.30%) IPsec
7 15 (31.91%) Multicast
8 9 (19.15%) LAN
9 8 (17.02%) WAN
10 7 (14.89%) FTP
11 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.77%) VLAN
11 6 (12.77%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (8.51%) LTE
12 4 (8.51%) Wireless
13 3 (6.38%) VoIP
13 3 (6.38%) DHCP
13 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) MySQL
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) NOC Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Team Leader
3 7 (14.89%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Linux Support
5 4 (8.51%) Senior NOC Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 2 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.13%) MAPI
2 1 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) DTV
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Linux
2 18 (38.30%) Windows
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.51%) CentOS
6 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.26%) UNIX
8 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Solaris
8 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Network Management
2 5 (10.64%) ITIL
3 4 (8.51%) Change Management
3 4 (8.51%) Change Control
4 3 (6.38%) Data Security
4 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.26%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) Migration
5 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.26%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.26%) Network Planning
5 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.13%) Use Case
6 1 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.13%) OpenUP
6 1 (2.13%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.26%) C
4 1 (2.13%) C++
4 1 (2.13%) Perl
4 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (65.96%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (59.57%) CCNA
3 17 (36.17%) Degree
4 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
5 13 (27.66%) CCNP
6 5 (10.64%) MCSE
6 5 (10.64%) MCSA
6 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (10.64%) MCITP
7 3 (6.38%) CCSP
7 3 (6.38%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.13%) CCIE
8 1 (2.13%) CCIP
8 1 (2.13%) CCDA
8 1 (2.13%) CCDP
8 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (42.55%) SLA
2 15 (31.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (31.91%) vSphere
2 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (31.91%) Zenoss
2 4 (8.51%) Plesk
3 1 (2.13%) OpenView
3 1 (2.13%) Netcool
3 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) Cisco
2 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
3 22 (46.81%) VMware
4 10 (21.28%) Polycom
5 5 (10.64%) Juniper
6 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.38%) Citrix
7 3 (6.38%) Avaya
7 3 (6.38%) HP
7 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.26%) Remedy
9 1 (2.13%) Cramer
9 1 (2.13%) Amdocs
9 1 (2.13%) ComArch
9 1 (2.13%) Dell
9 1 (2.13%) BMC
9 1 (2.13%) Ericsson
9 1 (2.13%) NetApp
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