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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 50 47 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.21% 4.33% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.08% 18.31% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 6
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £29,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
126 142 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.32% 23.67% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 109 122 150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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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

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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 1 April 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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
2 25 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (42.55%) CCNA
4 19 (40.43%) Windows
5 18 (38.30%) Juniper
5 18 (38.30%) Firewall
6 16 (34.04%) ITIL
7 15 (31.91%) LAN
7 15 (31.91%) SSL
7 15 (31.91%) MPLS
8 14 (29.79%) WAN
8 14 (29.79%) SLA
8 14 (29.79%) Wireless
9 13 (27.66%) MS Office
9 13 (27.66%) OSPF
9 13 (27.66%) BGP
9 13 (27.66%) IPsec
9 13 (27.66%) VLAN
9 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
10 12 (25.53%) Linux
10 12 (25.53%) Change Management
10 12 (25.53%) ServiceNow
11 11 (23.40%) Ethernet
11 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (23.40%) OpenUP
12 10 (21.28%) CCNP
12 10 (21.28%) Citrix
12 10 (21.28%) Internet
12 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
12 10 (21.28%) Network Security

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 10 (21.28%) Lync
2 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) nginx
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) assyst
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) Firewall
2 15 (31.91%) SSL
2 15 (31.91%) MPLS
2 15 (31.91%) LAN
3 14 (29.79%) WAN
3 14 (29.79%) Wireless
4 13 (27.66%) OSPF
4 13 (27.66%) BGP
4 13 (27.66%) IPsec
4 13 (27.66%) VLAN
5 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (23.40%) Ethernet
6 10 (21.28%) Internet
6 10 (21.28%) Network Security
7 9 (19.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (19.15%) VoIP
8 8 (17.02%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (14.89%) GPRS
9 7 (14.89%) GSM
9 7 (14.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.89%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Network Engineer
2 13 (27.66%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Desktop Support
3 6 (12.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Network Support
4 5 (10.64%) IP Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) HTML
1 4 (8.51%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Blackberry
1 8 (17.02%) Video Conferencing
1 8 (17.02%) iPhone
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) iPad
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (40.43%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
3 12 (25.53%) Linux
4 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.89%) UNIX
6 6 (12.77%) Apple iOS
6 6 (12.77%) Mac OS X
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
8 4 (8.51%) Solaris
9 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (4.26%) CentOS
11 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.13%) Debian
11 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) ITIL
2 12 (25.53%) Change Management
3 11 (23.40%) OpenUP
4 8 (17.02%) Network Management
4 8 (17.02%) Change Control
4 8 (17.02%) Incident Management
5 6 (12.77%) Asset Management
5 6 (12.77%) Line Management
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (10.64%) Data Security
6 5 (10.64%) Project Management
7 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.51%) Network Design
8 3 (6.38%) Network Architecture
8 3 (6.38%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.38%) Fault Management
8 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.26%) Migration
9 2 (4.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (42.55%) CCNA
3 10 (21.28%) CCNP
4 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (19.15%) MCSE
5 8 (17.02%) Degree
6 6 (12.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (12.77%) CCIE
6 6 (12.77%) CCSP
6 6 (12.77%) JNCIA
7 3 (6.38%) MCSA
7 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.79%) SLA
2 5 (10.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (10.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.77%) vSphere
2 6 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (8.51%) XenDesktop
3 4 (8.51%) Samba
4 3 (6.38%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) DameWare
1 6 (12.77%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (8.51%) SCCM
4 1 (2.13%) Plesk
4 1 (2.13%) cPanel
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Cisco
2 18 (38.30%) Juniper
3 12 (25.53%) ServiceNow
4 10 (21.28%) Citrix
5 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
5 9 (19.15%) SolarWinds
6 8 (17.02%) BT
6 8 (17.02%) Avaya
6 8 (17.02%) Apple
7 7 (14.89%) VMware
8 6 (12.77%) Dell
8 6 (12.77%) McAfee
8 6 (12.77%) Dell KACE
8 6 (12.77%) Bomgar
9 5 (10.64%) CheckPoint
10 4 (8.51%) Remedy
10 4 (8.51%) HP
10 4 (8.51%) 3PAR
10 4 (8.51%) Brocade
10 4 (8.51%) LANDesk
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
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