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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 54 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.78% 0.81% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.24% 5.88% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 12
Average salary £39,750 £42,750 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.01% +30.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £34,900 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £37,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.89%
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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
105 68 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 18.26% 13.85% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 75 52 61
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £49,000
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 28 January 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Swindon

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 21 (67.74%) WAN
1 21 (67.74%) Firewall
2 18 (58.06%) Cisco
3 17 (54.84%) Juniper
4 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
5 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
6 13 (41.94%) Network Security
7 12 (38.71%) LAN
8 11 (35.48%) CCNP
9 10 (32.26%) DHCP
9 10 (32.26%) DNS
10 9 (29.03%) MPLS
10 9 (29.03%) McAfee
10 9 (29.03%) Telecoms
11 8 (25.81%) VoIP
11 8 (25.81%) Linux
12 7 (22.58%) Windows
12 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
12 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
12 7 (22.58%) Ethernet
12 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (22.58%) Degree
12 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
12 7 (22.58%) Sourcefire
12 7 (22.58%) JNCIS
12 7 (22.58%) IPsec
12 7 (22.58%) VMware
13 6 (19.35%) ATM
13 6 (19.35%) CCNA

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (16.13%) IIS
1 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
1 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) WAN
1 21 (67.74%) Firewall
2 13 (41.94%) Network Security
3 12 (38.71%) LAN
4 10 (32.26%) DHCP
4 10 (32.26%) DNS
5 9 (29.03%) MPLS
6 8 (25.81%) VoIP
7 7 (22.58%) Ethernet
7 7 (22.58%) IPsec
8 6 (19.35%) ATM
9 4 (12.90%) Frame Relay
10 3 (9.68%) OSPF
10 3 (9.68%) BGP
10 3 (9.68%) IPv4
10 3 (9.68%) IPv6
11 2 (6.45%) SAN
11 2 (6.45%) LDAP
11 2 (6.45%) WLAN
11 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (29.03%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Designer
2 8 (25.81%) Network Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Designer
4 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Security Designer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Designer
4 5 (16.13%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Security Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Security Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Network Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Designer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Technical Support
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.45%) Replication
5 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Change Control
2 3 (9.68%) Release Management
2 3 (9.68%) Network Management
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C#
1 2 (6.45%) Java
1 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
1 2 (6.45%) VBScript
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
2 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
3 11 (35.48%) CCNP
4 7 (22.58%) JNCIS
4 7 (22.58%) Degree
5 6 (19.35%) CCNA
6 5 (16.13%) CCIE
6 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
7 4 (12.90%) JNCIA
8 2 (6.45%) MCSE
8 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) MOM
1 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Cisco
2 17 (54.84%) Juniper
3 9 (29.03%) McAfee
4 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 7 (22.58%) Sourcefire
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.45%) Polycom
7 2 (6.45%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) Dell
7 2 (6.45%) EMC
7 2 (6.45%) Avaya
7 2 (6.45%) IBM
8 1 (3.23%) Nokia
8 1 (3.23%) BT
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago