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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 30 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 17 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 5.36% 1.52% 3.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.68% 7.69% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 16
Median salary £42,500 £34,250 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.08% -21.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,750 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,747 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.63% +6.66%

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
91 130 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.71% 19.76% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 77 112 112
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

VPN
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

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 21 February 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Slough

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (40.00%) CCNP
5 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 7 (35.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (35.00%) Wireless
6 7 (35.00%) Juniper
6 7 (35.00%) MPLS
6 7 (35.00%) OSPF
6 7 (35.00%) BGP
6 7 (35.00%) EIGRP
7 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (20.00%) Cognos Impromptu
8 4 (20.00%) IPv4
8 4 (20.00%) IPv6
8 4 (20.00%) CCNA
9 3 (15.00%) Memcached
9 3 (15.00%) nginx
9 3 (15.00%) Plesk
9 3 (15.00%) Varnish
9 3 (15.00%) Junos
9 3 (15.00%) OpenVPN
9 3 (15.00%) Redis
9 3 (15.00%) cPanel
9 3 (15.00%) CCVP
9 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.00%) IPsec
9 3 (15.00%) CCSP

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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 3 (15.00%) Apache
1 3 (15.00%) nginx
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (35.00%) BGP
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 7 (35.00%) EIGRP
3 7 (35.00%) MPLS
3 7 (35.00%) OSPF
3 7 (35.00%) Wireless
4 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) IPv4
5 4 (20.00%) IPv6
6 3 (15.00%) DNS
6 3 (15.00%) IPsec
6 3 (15.00%) Junos
6 3 (15.00%) OpenVPN
6 3 (15.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) Converged Networks
7 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (10.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Cognos Impromptu
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) Redis
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre Technician
2 4 (20.00%) Data Technician
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Memcached
2 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) B2B
1 2 (10.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (5.00%) Change Management
2 1 (5.00%) Data Security
2 1 (5.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (5.00%) High Availability
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (5.00%) Network Management
2 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
4 3 (15.00%) CCSP
4 3 (15.00%) CCVP
5 1 (5.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) Varnish
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) cPanel
1 3 (15.00%) Plesk
2 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Juniper
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago