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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 51 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 19 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.28% 0.90% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.65% 8.16% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 16
Average salary £32,000 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £34,000 £29,929
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,650 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.42%
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
92 49 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 15.86% 11.04% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66 48 68
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £29,859
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Swindon

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 23 (62.16%) WAN
1 23 (62.16%) Firewall
2 22 (59.46%) Cisco
3 18 (48.65%) Juniper
4 17 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
6 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
6 14 (37.84%) LAN
7 13 (35.14%) Network Security
8 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (32.43%) VMware
8 12 (32.43%) CCNP
8 12 (32.43%) MPLS
9 11 (29.73%) McAfee
9 11 (29.73%) Windows
10 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
11 9 (24.32%) Degree
11 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
11 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
11 9 (24.32%) DNS
11 9 (24.32%) DHCP
11 9 (24.32%) Linux
12 8 (21.62%) VoIP
12 8 (21.62%) IIS
12 8 (21.62%) MS Office
13 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
13 7 (18.92%) ITIL
13 7 (18.92%) Ethernet
13 7 (18.92%) Sourcefire
13 7 (18.92%) IPsec

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 8 (21.62%) IIS
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) SaaS
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (62.16%) WAN
1 23 (62.16%) Firewall
2 14 (37.84%) LAN
3 13 (35.14%) Network Security
4 12 (32.43%) MPLS
5 9 (24.32%) DNS
5 9 (24.32%) DHCP
6 8 (21.62%) VoIP
7 7 (18.92%) Ethernet
7 7 (18.92%) IPsec
8 6 (16.22%) ATM
9 5 (13.51%) HTTP
9 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
9 5 (13.51%) LDAP
9 5 (13.51%) Wireshark
10 4 (10.81%) Frame Relay
11 3 (8.11%) OSPF
11 3 (8.11%) Wireless
11 3 (8.11%) BGP
11 3 (8.11%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) German Language
3 4 (10.81%) Finance
4 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Designer
2 8 (21.62%) Network Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Support Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Designer
5 5 (13.51%) Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Network Designer
5 5 (13.51%) Security Designer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Support Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Administrator
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Network Specialist
6 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Technical Support
7 3 (8.11%) Network Security Specialist
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
4 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (5.41%) Clustering
5 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.70%) Replication
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Change Control
3 3 (8.11%) ITSM
3 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.11%) Release Management
3 3 (8.11%) Network Management
4 2 (5.41%) Cyber Security
4 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C#
2 2 (5.41%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (43.24%) Security Cleared
3 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
4 12 (32.43%) CCNP
5 9 (24.32%) Degree
6 7 (18.92%) JNCIS
7 6 (16.22%) CCNA
8 5 (13.51%) CCIE
8 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
9 4 (10.81%) JNCIA
9 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (5.41%) MCSE
10 2 (5.41%) MCSA
10 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (2.70%) HP ASE
11 1 (2.70%) HP MASE
11 1 (2.70%) VCP4
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) MOM
1 5 (13.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) Juniper
3 12 (32.43%) VMware
4 11 (29.73%) McAfee
5 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
6 7 (18.92%) Sourcefire
7 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.41%) Polycom
8 2 (5.41%) HP
8 2 (5.41%) Symantec
8 2 (5.41%) Nokia
8 2 (5.41%) Avaya
9 1 (2.70%) BT
9 1 (2.70%) Dell
9 1 (2.70%) EMC
9 1 (2.70%) IBM
9 1 (2.70%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.70%) IronPort
9 1 (2.70%) Tripwire
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Car/Allow Bonus Bens
Posted: 4 days ago