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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 48 49 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.53% 2.56% 7.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 9.30% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 30
Median salary £55,000 £23,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+139.13% -36.55%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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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
101 172 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.65% 27.48% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 93 139 102
Median salary £65,000 £50,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.35% +19.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £60,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 23 (76.67%) Data Centre
2 15 (50.00%) Firewall
3 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (43.33%) WAN
3 13 (43.33%) LAN
3 13 (43.33%) Cisco
4 12 (40.00%) Wireless
5 11 (36.67%) Network Security
5 11 (36.67%) F5
5 11 (36.67%) IPv4
5 11 (36.67%) IPv6
5 11 (36.67%) Cognos Impromptu
6 9 (30.00%) ITIL
6 9 (30.00%) Windows
6 9 (30.00%) Juniper
7 8 (26.67%) Linux
7 8 (26.67%) CCNP
7 8 (26.67%) CCVP
8 7 (23.33%) Change Management
8 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (23.33%) Network Load Balancing
8 7 (23.33%) FWSM
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (23.33%) Network Management
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (23.33%) CCSP
8 7 (23.33%) Firmware
8 7 (23.33%) MPLS
8 7 (23.33%) OSPF
8 7 (23.33%) BGP

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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 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) LAN
2 13 (43.33%) WAN
3 12 (40.00%) Wireless
4 11 (36.67%) IPv4
4 11 (36.67%) IPv6
4 11 (36.67%) Network Security
5 7 (23.33%) BGP
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 7 (23.33%) EIGRP
5 7 (23.33%) FWSM
5 7 (23.33%) MPLS
5 7 (23.33%) OSPF
5 7 (23.33%) TACACS
6 5 (16.67%) VoIP
7 4 (13.33%) DHCP
7 4 (13.33%) DNS
7 4 (13.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) RSpec
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Data Centre Technician
2 11 (36.67%) Data Technician
3 6 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
5 2 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Customer Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Server Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) React
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 23 (76.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 2 (6.67%) iPad
5 2 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
5 2 (6.67%) Unix
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Change Management
2 7 (23.33%) Data Security
2 7 (23.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 7 (23.33%) Network Management
3 6 (20.00%) High Availability
3 6 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.67%) Line Management
4 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) OO
5 1 (3.33%) OOP
5 1 (3.33%) Open Source
5 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.67%) C
1 2 (6.67%) C++
1 2 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (26.67%) CCNP
2 8 (26.67%) CCVP
3 7 (23.33%) CCSP
4 6 (20.00%) CCNA
5 5 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (13.33%) CCDA
7 1 (3.33%) MCSE
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (13.33%) HIPAA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Firmware
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Squid
3 1 (3.33%) UAG
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (6.67%) DameWare
2 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) F5
3 9 (30.00%) Juniper
4 7 (23.33%) Palo Alto
5 6 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 6 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.67%) Apple
7 2 (6.67%) Bomgar
7 2 (6.67%) Dell
7 2 (6.67%) Dell KACE
7 2 (6.67%) Intel Security
7 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.33%) HP
8 1 (3.33%) Kaspersky