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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 46 61 37
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.40% 0.60% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.05% 4.84% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 18
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £37,500 £29,958
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
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
81 62 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 14.94% 12.42% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 64 53 74
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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

VPN
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 April 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Swindon

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 17 (58.62%) WAN
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco
1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) MPLS
2 13 (44.83%) LAN
2 13 (44.83%) VMware
2 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (34.48%) Windows
4 10 (34.48%) CCNP
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (31.03%) Juniper
6 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
6 8 (27.59%) Degree
6 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
6 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
7 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
7 7 (24.14%) DHCP
7 7 (24.14%) HTTP
7 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
7 7 (24.14%) DNS
7 7 (24.14%) IIS
7 7 (24.14%) MS Office
7 7 (24.14%) ITIL
8 6 (20.69%) Linux
8 6 (20.69%) CCNA
8 6 (20.69%) McAfee
9 5 (17.24%) MOM
9 5 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (17.24%) VoIP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 7 (24.14%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) WAN
1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) MPLS
2 13 (44.83%) LAN
3 7 (24.14%) DHCP
3 7 (24.14%) HTTP
3 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 7 (24.14%) DNS
4 5 (17.24%) VoIP
4 5 (17.24%) LDAP
4 5 (17.24%) Wireshark
4 5 (17.24%) Network Security
4 5 (17.24%) Wireless
5 4 (13.79%) IP Telephony
5 4 (13.79%) IPsec
5 4 (13.79%) ATM
5 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
5 4 (13.79%) SMTP
6 3 (10.34%) TACACS
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.24%) German Language
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Network Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Designer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Designer
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Support
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Network Designer
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Network Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Designer
6 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) COM
1 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) ITSM
2 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
3 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.90%) Change Control
3 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security
3 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (34.48%) CCNP
3 8 (27.59%) Degree
3 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
4 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
5 6 (20.69%) CCNA
6 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (10.34%) HP ASE
7 3 (10.34%) HP MASE
7 3 (10.34%) JNCIA
8 2 (6.90%) MCSE
8 2 (6.90%) MCSA
8 2 (6.90%) CCIE
8 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) MOM
1 5 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco
2 13 (44.83%) VMware
3 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Juniper
4 6 (20.69%) McAfee
5 3 (10.34%) HP
5 3 (10.34%) ProCurve
5 3 (10.34%) IronPort
5 3 (10.34%) Tripwire
5 3 (10.34%) Meraki
6 2 (6.90%) Sourcefire
6 2 (6.90%) Polycom
6 2 (6.90%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (6.90%) Symantec
6 2 (6.90%) Nokia
6 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.90%) Avaya
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