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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 31 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 34 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 6.14% 2.72% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.11% 16.00% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 4
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £26,250 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
VPN
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
141 100 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 25.45% 17.01% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 132 73 51
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,290 £49,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
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 9 February 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Swindon

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 36 (81.82%) Cisco
2 29 (65.91%) WAN
3 27 (61.36%) Firewall
4 21 (47.73%) Juniper
5 20 (45.45%) TCP/IP
6 18 (40.91%) Load Balancing
7 16 (36.36%) LAN
7 16 (36.36%) MPLS
8 15 (34.09%) Intel Security
8 15 (34.09%) F5
8 15 (34.09%) Finance
9 14 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (29.55%) HTTP
10 13 (29.55%) SMTP
11 12 (27.27%) HTTPS
11 12 (27.27%) Telnet
11 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (27.27%) IP Telephony
11 12 (27.27%) SSH
12 11 (25.00%) Blue Coat
12 11 (25.00%) ProxySG
13 10 (22.73%) Apache
13 10 (22.73%) Tomcat
13 10 (22.73%) Network Architecture
13 10 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 8 (18.18%) Windows
14 8 (18.18%) SSL
14 8 (18.18%) DNS
14 8 (18.18%) CCNP
14 8 (18.18%) Data Centre

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (22.73%) Apache
1 10 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (65.91%) WAN
2 27 (61.36%) Firewall
3 20 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 16 (36.36%) LAN
4 16 (36.36%) MPLS
5 14 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (29.55%) HTTP
6 13 (29.55%) SMTP
7 12 (27.27%) HTTPS
7 12 (27.27%) IP Telephony
7 12 (27.27%) SSH
7 12 (27.27%) Telnet
8 10 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 8 (18.18%) DNS
9 8 (18.18%) SSL
10 7 (15.91%) BGP
10 7 (15.91%) VoIP
10 7 (15.91%) Wireless
11 6 (13.64%) Network Security
12 4 (9.09%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Multimedia
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) German Language
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Administrator
2 10 (22.73%) Network Administrator
3 9 (20.45%) Network Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Security Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Security Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Platform Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) CentOS
4 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Load Balancing
2 10 (22.73%) Network Architecture
3 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.09%) Network Design
4 4 (9.09%) Validation
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) B2B
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) Coaching
6 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.55%) Network Management
6 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.27%) Presales
7 1 (2.27%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.18%) CCNP
3 6 (13.64%) CCNA
3 6 (13.64%) Degree
4 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (9.09%) CCDP
6 3 (6.82%) MCSA
7 2 (4.55%) CCDA
7 2 (4.55%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.27%) MOM
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
1 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) Cisco
2 21 (47.73%) Juniper
3 15 (34.09%) F5
3 15 (34.09%) Intel Security
4 11 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 7 (15.91%) VMware
6 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.09%) Intel
8 2 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.55%) Nokia
9 1 (2.27%) Brocade
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