The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 63 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 10 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.40% 2.29% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 18.84% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 11
Average salary £28,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £30,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
132 69 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 18.51% 12.15% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 112 68 84
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Swindon region.

VPN Salary Trend in Swindon

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Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Swindon

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (33.33%) SCCM
3 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 4 (33.33%) SaaS
3 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (33.33%) HTTP
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) IIS
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) SMTP
3 4 (33.33%) LDAP
3 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 4 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) IPv4

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) LDAP
2 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 4 (33.33%) IPv4
2 4 (33.33%) IPv6
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) SMTP
2 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (25.00%) IPsec
3 3 (25.00%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) OSPF
3 3 (25.00%) BGP
3 3 (25.00%) H.323
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Technical Support
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Designer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
5 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) JNCIS
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) MOM
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Tandberg
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix