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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 24 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 45 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 8.24% 3.64% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.09% 16.06% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 9
Average salary £36,500 £49,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.26% +16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,600 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £65,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,831 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -4.45%
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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
136 137 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.91% 22.68% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 88 115 106
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 October 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 49 (79.03%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (74.19%) Cisco
3 42 (67.74%) CCNA
4 40 (64.52%) Firewall
5 39 (62.90%) SSL
6 33 (53.23%) MPLS
6 33 (53.23%) OSPF
6 33 (53.23%) IPsec
7 31 (50.00%) BGP
8 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
9 26 (41.94%) Linux
10 25 (40.32%) DNS
10 25 (40.32%) VMware
10 25 (40.32%) Network Management
11 22 (35.48%) SLA
12 21 (33.87%) LAN
12 21 (33.87%) Degree
13 20 (32.26%) Video Conferencing
13 20 (32.26%) VMware ESXi
13 20 (32.26%) WAN
14 19 (30.65%) vSphere
14 19 (30.65%) Multicast
14 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
14 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (30.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 16 (25.81%) CCNP
16 15 (24.19%) Change Management
16 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 15 (24.19%) Lync
16 15 (24.19%) Zenoss

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (24.19%) Lync
2 5 (8.06%) IIS
3 4 (6.45%) Drupal
3 4 (6.45%) Alfresco
3 4 (6.45%) WordPress
4 3 (4.84%) Apache
5 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.61%) CMS
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (64.52%) Firewall
2 39 (62.90%) SSL
3 33 (53.23%) MPLS
3 33 (53.23%) OSPF
3 33 (53.23%) IPsec
4 31 (50.00%) BGP
5 25 (40.32%) DNS
6 21 (33.87%) LAN
7 20 (32.26%) WAN
8 19 (30.65%) Multicast
9 14 (22.58%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (22.58%) Wireless
10 11 (17.74%) Ethernet
10 11 (17.74%) Network Security
10 11 (17.74%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (16.13%) VoIP
12 8 (12.90%) LTE
13 7 (11.29%) SDH
13 7 (11.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) MySQL
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.97%) Support Engineer
2 13 (20.97%) NOC Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Team Leader
5 6 (9.68%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) IP Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Network Support
6 5 (8.06%) Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Support
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) HTML
1 1 (1.61%) CSS
1 1 (1.61%) MSMQ
1 1 (1.61%) MAPI
1 1 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) DTV
3 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Linux
2 13 (20.97%) Windows
3 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.68%) UNIX
4 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.45%) CentOS
5 4 (6.45%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) Network Management
2 15 (24.19%) Change Management
3 9 (14.52%) Data Security
3 9 (14.52%) ITIL
3 9 (14.52%) Change Control
3 9 (14.52%) OpenUP
4 7 (11.29%) Project Management
5 5 (8.06%) Test Strategy
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.23%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.23%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.23%) Network Planning
7 2 (3.23%) Migration
7 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.61%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.61%) Logistics
8 1 (1.61%) UML
8 1 (1.61%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.61%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.61%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.23%) C
4 1 (1.61%) C++
4 1 (1.61%) Perl
4 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (79.03%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (67.74%) CCNA
3 21 (33.87%) Degree
4 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
5 16 (25.81%) CCNP
6 9 (14.52%) JNCIA
6 9 (14.52%) CCSP
7 5 (8.06%) CCIE
8 3 (4.84%) MCSE
8 3 (4.84%) MCSA
8 3 (4.84%) MCITP
8 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.61%) CCIP
9 1 (1.61%) CCDA
9 1 (1.61%) CCDP
9 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (35.48%) SLA
2 19 (30.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (14.52%) PCI DSS
3 9 (14.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (32.26%) VMware ESXi
2 19 (30.65%) vSphere
2 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) Zenoss
2 4 (6.45%) Plesk
2 4 (6.45%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.61%) OpenView
3 1 (1.61%) Netcool
3 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (74.19%) Cisco
2 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 25 (40.32%) VMware
4 14 (22.58%) Polycom
5 13 (20.97%) Juniper
6 10 (16.13%) Avaya
6 10 (16.13%) ServiceNow
7 9 (14.52%) SolarWinds
7 9 (14.52%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.45%) BT
8 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.84%) HP
10 2 (3.23%) Citrix
10 2 (3.23%) Remedy
11 1 (1.61%) Cramer
11 1 (1.61%) SAP
11 1 (1.61%) Dell
11 1 (1.61%) BMC
11 1 (1.61%) Ericsson
11 1 (1.61%) NetApp
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 24 days ago