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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 39 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 21 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.03% 2.19% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.09% 10.53% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 11
Median salary £34,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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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
149 114 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.60% 20.80% 31.56%
Number of salaries quoted 125 76 136
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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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 28 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 14 (45.16%) MS Office
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
1 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
1 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) Firewall
3 12 (38.71%) Cisco
3 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (38.71%) LAN
3 12 (38.71%) WAN
3 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
4 9 (29.03%) VMware
5 8 (25.81%) VLAN
5 8 (25.81%) iPhone
5 8 (25.81%) IPv4
5 8 (25.81%) IPv6
5 8 (25.81%) Mac OS X
5 8 (25.81%) Apple
5 8 (25.81%) Juniper
5 8 (25.81%) Blackberry
5 8 (25.81%) Office 365
6 7 (22.58%) OSPF
6 7 (22.58%) VoIP
6 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
7 6 (19.35%) CCVP
7 6 (19.35%) Advertising
7 6 (19.35%) Handset
7 6 (19.35%) Android
7 6 (19.35%) Cognos Impromptu
7 6 (19.35%) Client/Server

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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 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Office
2 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
3 6 (19.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) LAN
2 12 (38.71%) WAN
3 8 (25.81%) IPv4
3 8 (25.81%) IPv6
3 8 (25.81%) VLAN
4 7 (22.58%) OSPF
4 7 (22.58%) VoIP
5 6 (19.35%) BGP
5 6 (19.35%) MPLS
5 6 (19.35%) SAN
6 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (16.13%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (16.13%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (16.13%) EIGRP
6 5 (16.13%) Network Security
6 5 (16.13%) Wireless
7 3 (9.68%) FWSM
7 3 (9.68%) TACACS
8 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Cognos Impromptu
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) RSpec
General
1 6 (19.35%) Advertising
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Server Support
2 8 (25.81%) Data Centre Technician
2 8 (25.81%) Data Technician
3 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Network Support
4 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (19.35%) Administrator
4 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Data Centre Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Mac Administrator
4 6 (19.35%) Network Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Network Support Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Server Administrator
4 6 (19.35%) Server Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Server Support Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Storage Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Storage Support Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
2 1 (3.23%) React
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (25.81%) Blackberry
2 8 (25.81%) iPhone
3 6 (19.35%) Client/Server
3 6 (19.35%) Handset
4 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (6.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
1 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
1 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
2 8 (25.81%) Mac OS X
3 6 (19.35%) Android
4 5 (16.13%) Linux
5 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X Server
6 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.45%) Solaris
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL
1 5 (16.13%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (12.90%) Asset Management
3 3 (9.68%) Change Management
3 3 (9.68%) Data Security
3 3 (9.68%) High Availability
3 3 (9.68%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (9.68%) Network Management
4 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) Line Management
4 2 (6.45%) People Management
5 1 (3.23%) OO
5 1 (3.23%) OOP
5 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) CCNP
2 6 (19.35%) CCVP
3 5 (16.13%) CCSP
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Firmware
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (6.45%) DameWare
2 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Cisco
3 9 (29.03%) VMware
4 8 (25.81%) Apple
4 8 (25.81%) Juniper
5 6 (19.35%) Adobe
5 6 (19.35%) Citrix
6 5 (16.13%) F5
6 5 (16.13%) Palo Alto
6 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.45%) Bomgar
7 2 (6.45%) Dell
7 2 (6.45%) Dell KACE
7 2 (6.45%) Intel Security
7 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow