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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 46 51 73
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.80% 2.85% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.11% 10.20% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 2
Average salary £25,000 £30,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.03% -2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £30,200 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,100 £40,200 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -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
122 147 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.33% 27.89% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 95 126 131
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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

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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 6 May 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 6 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 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco
3 15 (45.45%) VLAN
4 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
4 13 (39.39%) MS Office
4 13 (39.39%) Juniper
5 12 (36.36%) SLA
6 11 (33.33%) CCNA
6 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (30.30%) Citrix
7 10 (30.30%) Internet
7 10 (30.30%) ITIL
7 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
7 10 (30.30%) Lync
8 9 (27.27%) Firewall
8 9 (27.27%) Linux
8 9 (27.27%) MCSE
8 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (24.24%) Apple
9 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
9 8 (24.24%) CCNP
9 8 (24.24%) MPLS
9 8 (24.24%) Blackberry
9 8 (24.24%) Incident Management
9 8 (24.24%) iPhone
10 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (21.21%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (21.21%) BGP
10 7 (21.21%) OSPF

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (30.30%) Lync
2 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.03%) Apache
5 1 (3.03%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) assyst
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) VLAN
2 10 (30.30%) Internet
3 9 (27.27%) Firewall
4 8 (24.24%) MPLS
5 7 (21.21%) OSPF
5 7 (21.21%) BGP
6 6 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (15.15%) DNS
7 5 (15.15%) LAN
8 4 (12.12%) CDMA
8 4 (12.12%) GPRS
8 4 (12.12%) GSM
8 4 (12.12%) WAN
8 4 (12.12%) POP3
8 4 (12.12%) SMTP
8 4 (12.12%) DHCP
8 4 (12.12%) HTTP
8 4 (12.12%) SNMP
8 4 (12.12%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Network Engineer
1 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 6 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) IP Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) IT Support
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
4 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
1 4 (12.12%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Blackberry
1 8 (24.24%) iPhone
2 7 (21.21%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (18.18%) iPad
4 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (27.27%) Linux
5 6 (18.18%) Mac OS X
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
7 4 (12.12%) Solaris
7 4 (12.12%) UNIX
8 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (6.06%) CentOS
10 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (3.03%) Debian
10 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Incident Management
3 6 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 6 (18.18%) Line Management
4 4 (12.12%) Network Design
4 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.09%) Fault Management
5 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.09%) OpenUP
5 3 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Network Management
5 3 (9.09%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Change Management
7 1 (3.03%) Logistics
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) CCNA
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (27.27%) MCSE
3 8 (24.24%) CCNP
4 6 (18.18%) Degree
4 6 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (9.09%) MCSA
6 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) CCIE
7 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) Samba
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
2 4 (12.12%) vSphere
2 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) DameWare
1 6 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (12.12%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) Plesk
3 1 (3.03%) cPanel
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 13 (39.39%) Juniper
3 10 (30.30%) Citrix
4 8 (24.24%) Apple
5 6 (18.18%) McAfee
5 6 (18.18%) Bomgar
5 6 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 6 (18.18%) Dell KACE
5 6 (18.18%) Dell
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 4 (12.12%) HP
7 4 (12.12%) Remedy
7 4 (12.12%) ProCurve
7 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
7 4 (12.12%) 3PAR
7 4 (12.12%) VMware
7 4 (12.12%) Brocade
7 4 (12.12%) LANDesk
8 3 (9.09%) BT
8 3 (9.09%) Ciena
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