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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 42 33 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 30 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.51% 6.06% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.75% 23.65% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 12
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £30,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +55.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £65,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
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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
169 148 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.41% 25.61% 21.94%
Number of salaries quoted 96 117 103
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 December 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (78.79%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (77.27%) Cisco
3 44 (66.67%) CCNA
4 42 (63.64%) SSL
5 38 (57.58%) MPLS
5 38 (57.58%) OSPF
5 38 (57.58%) Firewall
6 36 (54.55%) BGP
7 35 (53.03%) IPsec
8 28 (42.42%) Network Management
9 26 (39.39%) Linux
9 26 (39.39%) DNS
10 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
11 24 (36.36%) SLA
12 22 (33.33%) LAN
12 22 (33.33%) VMware
13 20 (30.30%) WAN
13 20 (30.30%) Degree
13 20 (30.30%) Video Conferencing
14 19 (28.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
14 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (28.79%) vSphere
14 19 (28.79%) VMware ESXi
14 19 (28.79%) Multicast
15 18 (27.27%) CCNP
15 18 (27.27%) Juniper
15 18 (27.27%) Change Management
15 18 (27.27%) Wireless
16 17 (25.76%) Cisco Nexus

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (22.73%) Lync
2 4 (6.06%) Apache
2 4 (6.06%) Drupal
2 4 (6.06%) Alfresco
2 4 (6.06%) WordPress
3 3 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.52%) CMS
4 1 (1.52%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (63.64%) SSL
2 38 (57.58%) MPLS
2 38 (57.58%) OSPF
2 38 (57.58%) Firewall
3 36 (54.55%) BGP
4 35 (53.03%) IPsec
5 26 (39.39%) DNS
6 22 (33.33%) LAN
7 20 (30.30%) WAN
8 19 (28.79%) Multicast
9 18 (27.27%) Wireless
10 17 (25.76%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (21.21%) Network Security
11 14 (21.21%) Ethernet
12 13 (19.70%) VoIP
12 13 (19.70%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (15.15%) VLAN
15 9 (13.64%) SDH
16 8 (12.12%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Network Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Support Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) NOC Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Network Support
4 7 (10.61%) IP Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 5 (7.58%) Test Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Linux Support
7 4 (6.06%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) IT Support Technician
9 2 (3.03%) Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.03%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) IT Support
9 2 (3.03%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) HTML
1 1 (1.52%) CSS
1 1 (1.52%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.52%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Linux
2 10 (15.15%) Windows
3 6 (9.09%) CentOS
3 6 (9.09%) UNIX
4 5 (7.58%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Debian
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) Network Management
2 18 (27.27%) Change Management
3 12 (18.18%) Change Control
3 12 (18.18%) OpenUP
4 10 (15.15%) Data Security
4 10 (15.15%) ITIL
5 8 (12.12%) Project Management
6 5 (7.58%) Test Strategy
6 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (6.06%) Network Design
8 3 (4.55%) Migration
8 3 (4.55%) Network Architecture
9 2 (3.03%) Fault Management
9 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.03%) TOGAF
9 2 (3.03%) Network Planning
9 2 (3.03%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.52%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.52%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.52%) C
3 1 (1.52%) C++
3 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (78.79%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (66.67%) CCNA
3 20 (30.30%) Degree
4 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
5 18 (27.27%) CCNP
6 10 (15.15%) CCSP
6 10 (15.15%) JNCIA
7 7 (10.61%) CCIE
8 1 (1.52%) CCIP
8 1 (1.52%) CCDA
8 1 (1.52%) CCDP
8 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (36.36%) SLA
2 19 (28.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (15.15%) PCI DSS
3 10 (15.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (28.79%) vSphere
1 19 (28.79%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) Zenoss
2 5 (7.58%) Plesk
2 5 (7.58%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (7.58%) cPanel
3 1 (1.52%) OpenView
3 1 (1.52%) Netcool
Vendors
1 51 (77.27%) Cisco
2 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
3 22 (33.33%) VMware
4 18 (27.27%) Juniper
5 14 (21.21%) Polycom
6 11 (16.67%) ServiceNow
6 11 (16.67%) Avaya
7 10 (15.15%) CheckPoint
7 10 (15.15%) SolarWinds
8 7 (10.61%) BT
9 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.55%) Citrix
11 2 (3.03%) Remedy
11 2 (3.03%) HP
11 2 (3.03%) Ciena
12 1 (1.52%) F5
12 1 (1.52%) Amdocs
12 1 (1.52%) ComArch
12 1 (1.52%) Dell
12 1 (1.52%) BMC
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