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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 37 30 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs citing VPN 34 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 5.67% 5.73% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.52% 23.70% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 10
Average salary £42,000 £52,500 £34,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +52.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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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
151 135 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.17% 24.19% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 93 107 111
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £34,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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

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Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 52 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (79.03%) Cisco
3 44 (70.97%) CCNA
4 41 (66.13%) SSL
5 40 (64.52%) Firewall
6 37 (59.68%) MPLS
6 37 (59.68%) OSPF
7 35 (56.45%) BGP
7 35 (56.45%) IPsec
8 26 (41.94%) Linux
8 26 (41.94%) Network Management
9 25 (40.32%) DNS
10 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
11 22 (35.48%) VMware
11 22 (35.48%) LAN
12 21 (33.87%) SLA
12 21 (33.87%) Degree
13 20 (32.26%) Video Conferencing
13 20 (32.26%) WAN
14 19 (30.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
14 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (30.65%) VMware ESXi
14 19 (30.65%) vSphere
14 19 (30.65%) Multicast
15 18 (29.03%) Change Management
15 18 (29.03%) CCNP
16 17 (27.42%) Juniper
17 16 (25.81%) Wireless
17 16 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 4 (6.45%) Drupal
2 4 (6.45%) Alfresco
2 4 (6.45%) WordPress
3 3 (4.84%) IIS
3 3 (4.84%) Apache
4 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.61%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (66.13%) SSL
2 40 (64.52%) Firewall
3 37 (59.68%) MPLS
3 37 (59.68%) OSPF
4 35 (56.45%) BGP
4 35 (56.45%) IPsec
5 25 (40.32%) DNS
6 22 (35.48%) LAN
7 20 (32.26%) WAN
8 19 (30.65%) Multicast
9 16 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (25.81%) Wireless
10 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (19.35%) Network Security
11 12 (19.35%) Ethernet
12 11 (17.74%) VoIP
12 11 (17.74%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (14.52%) VLAN
14 8 (12.90%) LTE
15 7 (11.29%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (14.52%) 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
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.97%) Support Engineer
2 13 (20.97%) NOC Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Senior NOC Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) IP Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Network Support
4 7 (11.29%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Team Leader
6 5 (8.06%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Support
8 3 (4.84%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Security Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 1 (1.61%) Junior Support Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Escalation Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) HTML
1 1 (1.61%) CSS
1 1 (1.61%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Linux
2 9 (14.52%) Windows
3 6 (9.68%) UNIX
4 5 (8.06%) CentOS
5 4 (6.45%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.61%) Debian
8 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Network Management
2 18 (29.03%) Change Management
3 10 (16.13%) Data Security
3 10 (16.13%) ITIL
3 10 (16.13%) OpenUP
3 10 (16.13%) Change Control
4 8 (12.90%) Project Management
5 5 (8.06%) Test Strategy
5 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.23%) Migration
6 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.23%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.23%) Network Design
6 2 (3.23%) Network Planning
6 2 (3.23%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.61%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.61%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.61%) Use Case
7 1 (1.61%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.61%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.23%) C
3 1 (1.61%) C++
3 1 (1.61%) Perl
3 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (70.97%) CCNA
3 21 (33.87%) Degree
4 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
5 18 (29.03%) CCNP
6 10 (16.13%) JNCIA
6 10 (16.13%) CCSP
7 6 (9.68%) CCIE
8 1 (1.61%) MCSE
8 1 (1.61%) MCSA
8 1 (1.61%) CCDA
8 1 (1.61%) CCDP
8 1 (1.61%) ISEB
8 1 (1.61%) MCITP
8 1 (1.61%) CCIP
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (33.87%) SLA
2 19 (30.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (16.13%) PCI DSS
3 10 (16.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (30.65%) vSphere
1 19 (30.65%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) Zenoss
2 5 (8.06%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (6.45%) Plesk
4 1 (1.61%) OpenView
4 1 (1.61%) Netcool
Vendors
1 49 (79.03%) Cisco
2 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 22 (35.48%) VMware
4 17 (27.42%) Juniper
5 14 (22.58%) Polycom
6 11 (17.74%) ServiceNow
6 11 (17.74%) Avaya
7 10 (16.13%) CheckPoint
7 10 (16.13%) SolarWinds
8 5 (8.06%) BT
9 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.23%) Remedy
10 2 (3.23%) HP
11 1 (1.61%) Dell
11 1 (1.61%) Citrix
11 1 (1.61%) BMC
11 1 (1.61%) Ericsson
11 1 (1.61%) Nokia
11 1 (1.61%) SAP
11 1 (1.61%) Cramer
Slough, Berkshire
Michael Page Technology
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