The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 44 51 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 18 13 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.66% 2.00% 7.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.46% 9.22% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 37
Average salary £36,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £34,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
157 141 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 31.91% 21.73% 31.66%
Number of salaries quoted 139 103 150
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
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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 29 July 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Slough

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 17 (51.52%) SLA
4 15 (45.45%) FTP
4 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (42.42%) VMware
5 14 (42.42%) DNS
5 14 (42.42%) Cisco
5 14 (42.42%) Linux
6 13 (39.39%) CCNA
6 13 (39.39%) SSL
6 13 (39.39%) Firewall
7 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (33.33%) Degree
8 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 8 (24.24%) CCNP
9 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
9 8 (24.24%) Drupal
9 8 (24.24%) Alfresco
9 8 (24.24%) WordPress
9 8 (24.24%) Ubuntu
9 8 (24.24%) CentOS
9 8 (24.24%) Plesk
10 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (21.21%) Windows Mobile
10 7 (21.21%) MPLS
10 7 (21.21%) OSPF
10 7 (21.21%) BGP
10 7 (21.21%) CMS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (24.24%) Drupal
1 8 (24.24%) Alfresco
1 8 (24.24%) WordPress
2 7 (21.21%) IIS
2 7 (21.21%) CMS
3 6 (18.18%) Lync
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) FTP
2 14 (42.42%) DNS
3 13 (39.39%) SSL
3 13 (39.39%) Firewall
4 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (21.21%) MPLS
5 7 (21.21%) OSPF
5 7 (21.21%) BGP
6 5 (15.15%) IPsec
6 5 (15.15%) Multicast
7 3 (9.09%) WAN
8 2 (6.06%) DHCP
8 2 (6.06%) LAN
8 2 (6.06%) VLAN
9 1 (3.03%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (3.03%) GGSN
9 1 (3.03%) SGSN
9 1 (3.03%) LTE
9 1 (3.03%) SCTP
9 1 (3.03%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Team Leader
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Help Desk Team Lead
6 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Support
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Support
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) IT Support
8 1 (3.03%) IP Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) MSMQ
2 1 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Linux
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (24.24%) Ubuntu
4 8 (24.24%) CentOS
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Migration
1 5 (15.15%) Network Management
2 1 (3.03%) Change Control
2 1 (3.03%) Logistics
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
1 7 (21.21%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (39.39%) CCNA
3 11 (33.33%) Degree
4 8 (24.24%) CCNP
5 5 (15.15%) MCSE
5 5 (15.15%) MCSA
5 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
5 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (15.15%) MCITP
6 1 (3.03%) CCIE
6 1 (3.03%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (51.52%) SLA
2 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (15.15%) vSphere
3 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Plesk
2 5 (15.15%) Zenoss
3 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) VMware
2 14 (42.42%) Cisco
3 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Polycom
5 1 (3.03%) Veeam
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Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Asset Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago