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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 36 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.77% 3.30% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.64% 13.50% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 11
Median salary £38,250 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
83 163 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.72% 24.47% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 68 147 102
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
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

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 January 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) Network Management
5 2 (20.00%) FWSM
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (20.00%) User Experience
5 2 (20.00%) 802.1X
5 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Converged Networks
5 2 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (20.00%) B2B
5 2 (20.00%) SMTP
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange

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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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) Network Security
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Converged Networks
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (20.00%) FWSM
5 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (20.00%) IPv4
5 2 (20.00%) IPv6
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) SMTP
5 2 (20.00%) TACACS
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Data Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (10.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) B2B
1 2 (20.00%) Change Management
1 2 (20.00%) Data Security
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (20.00%) Network Management
1 2 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (10.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCSP
3 1 (10.00%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Firmware
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Varnish
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) cPanel
1 1 (10.00%) Plesk
1 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds