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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 46 51 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.61% 2.76% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.73% 8.92% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 4
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £33,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -9.58%
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
110 157 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 20.48% 30.97% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 78 132 121
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Slough

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Cisco
3 16 (45.71%) VLAN
4 14 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 13 (37.14%) MS Office
5 13 (37.14%) Juniper
6 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (34.29%) SLA
6 12 (34.29%) CCNA
7 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (28.57%) Firewall
8 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
8 10 (28.57%) Citrix
8 10 (28.57%) Internet
8 10 (28.57%) ITIL
8 10 (28.57%) Linux
8 10 (28.57%) Lync
9 9 (25.71%) MCSE
9 9 (25.71%) MPLS
9 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
9 9 (25.71%) CCNP
9 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (22.86%) Apple
10 8 (22.86%) Blackberry
10 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
10 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (22.86%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
10 8 (22.86%) iPhone
11 7 (20.00%) OSPF

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (28.57%) Lync
2 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.86%) nginx
5 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) assyst
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) VLAN
2 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 10 (28.57%) Internet
3 9 (25.71%) MPLS
4 7 (20.00%) OSPF
4 7 (20.00%) BGP
5 6 (17.14%) DNS
5 6 (17.14%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (14.29%) LAN
6 5 (14.29%) DHCP
6 5 (14.29%) SAN
7 4 (11.43%) WAN
7 4 (11.43%) POP3
7 4 (11.43%) SMTP
7 4 (11.43%) HTTP
7 4 (11.43%) SNMP
7 4 (11.43%) IPv6
7 4 (11.43%) CDMA
7 4 (11.43%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Desktop Support
3 6 (17.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) IP Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) IP Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support
7 1 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) MAPI
1 4 (11.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Blackberry
1 8 (22.86%) Video Conferencing
1 8 (22.86%) iPhone
2 6 (17.14%) iPad
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (28.57%) Linux
5 7 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (17.14%) Apple iOS
7 5 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 4 (11.43%) Solaris
8 4 (11.43%) UNIX
8 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.71%) CentOS
10 1 (2.86%) Debian
10 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
3 6 (17.14%) Asset Management
3 6 (17.14%) Line Management
4 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.43%) Network Design
5 3 (8.57%) Network Management
5 3 (8.57%) Change Control
5 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.57%) Fault Management
5 3 (8.57%) OpenUP
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) Logistics
7 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (34.29%) CCNA
2 9 (25.71%) MCSE
2 9 (25.71%) CCNP
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (17.14%) Degree
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
2 4 (11.43%) Samba
2 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (11.43%) vSphere
3 3 (8.57%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) pfSense
4 1 (2.86%) Xen
4 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) DameWare
1 6 (17.14%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (11.43%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) Plesk
3 1 (2.86%) cPanel
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) Juniper
3 10 (28.57%) Citrix
4 8 (22.86%) Apple
5 6 (17.14%) McAfee
5 6 (17.14%) Dell
5 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.14%) Bomgar
5 6 (17.14%) ServiceNow
5 6 (17.14%) Dell KACE
6 4 (11.43%) HP
6 4 (11.43%) Remedy
6 4 (11.43%) ProCurve
6 4 (11.43%) Brocade
6 4 (11.43%) LANDesk
6 4 (11.43%) VMware
6 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds
6 4 (11.43%) 3PAR
7 3 (8.57%) Ciena
7 3 (8.57%) BT
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