The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 49 70 37
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -33
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 3 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.65% 0.42% 4.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.99% 1.99% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 24
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £40,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
143 151 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.09% 21.27% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 123 128 186
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
VPN
Berkshire

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 23 April 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Slough

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (62.00%) SSL
2 30 (60.00%) Cisco
3 29 (58.00%) Firewall
4 28 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (48.00%) CCNA
6 23 (46.00%) IPsec
6 23 (46.00%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (44.00%) ServiceNow
7 22 (44.00%) Cisco IOS
8 21 (42.00%) Network Security
8 21 (42.00%) LAN
8 21 (42.00%) VoIP
8 21 (42.00%) Windows
9 20 (40.00%) WAN
9 20 (40.00%) OSPF
9 20 (40.00%) BGP
10 19 (38.00%) Avaya
10 19 (38.00%) Juniper
10 19 (38.00%) JNCIA
10 19 (38.00%) Change Management
11 18 (36.00%) Data Security
11 18 (36.00%) Wireless
11 18 (36.00%) PCI DSS
11 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
11 18 (36.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 17 (34.00%) Finance
13 16 (32.00%) EIGRP
13 16 (32.00%) IGRP
13 16 (32.00%) CCSP
14 15 (30.00%) SLA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (12.00%) IIS
1 6 (12.00%) CMS
1 6 (12.00%) Drupal
1 6 (12.00%) Alfresco
1 6 (12.00%) WordPress
2 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.00%) Lync
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (62.00%) SSL
2 29 (58.00%) Firewall
3 23 (46.00%) IPsec
3 23 (46.00%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (44.00%) Cisco IOS
5 21 (42.00%) Network Security
5 21 (42.00%) LAN
5 21 (42.00%) VoIP
6 20 (40.00%) WAN
6 20 (40.00%) OSPF
6 20 (40.00%) BGP
7 18 (36.00%) Wireless
8 16 (32.00%) EIGRP
8 16 (32.00%) IGRP
9 12 (24.00%) FTP
10 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
11 7 (14.00%) DNS
12 4 (8.00%) LDAP
13 2 (4.00%) DHCP
13 2 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Team Leader
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
6 5 (10.00%) Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Network Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
8 3 (6.00%) Network Team Leader
8 3 (6.00%) ITSM Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) MSMQ
2 4 (8.00%) Ajax
2 4 (8.00%) HTML
2 4 (8.00%) CSS
2 4 (8.00%) SOAP
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) XML
3 3 (6.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) CMDB
2 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (16.00%) Linux
5 6 (12.00%) Ubuntu
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (12.00%) CentOS
6 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Change Management
2 18 (36.00%) Data Security
3 8 (16.00%) ITIL
4 5 (10.00%) Service Management
4 5 (10.00%) Migration
4 5 (10.00%) ITSM
5 4 (8.00%) Change Control
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (8.00%) ITIL V2
6 3 (6.00%) Network Management
6 3 (6.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.00%) CRM
7 1 (2.00%) CAE
7 1 (2.00%) Workflow
7 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.00%) High Availability
7 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.00%) Scrum
7 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
1 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (48.00%) CCNA
3 19 (38.00%) JNCIA
4 16 (32.00%) CCSP
5 8 (16.00%) Degree
6 6 (12.00%) CCNP
7 3 (6.00%) MCSE
7 3 (6.00%) MCSA
7 3 (6.00%) MCITP
7 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 18 (36.00%) PCI DSS
2 15 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Plesk
2 3 (6.00%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) Cisco
2 22 (44.00%) ServiceNow
3 19 (38.00%) Avaya
3 19 (38.00%) Juniper
4 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (16.00%) VMware
6 7 (14.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (10.00%) HP
8 4 (8.00%) BMC
8 4 (8.00%) Remedy
9 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.00%) Citrix
11 1 (2.00%) Infoblox
11 1 (2.00%) Veeam
11 1 (2.00%) NetApp
11 1 (2.00%) Dell