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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 46 69 50
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 17 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.87% 0.71% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.66% 5.13% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 12
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +37.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,750 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -4.72%
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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
116 78 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.56% 13.83% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 81 51 76
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,250
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 22 December 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Swindon

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 21 (63.64%) Firewall
2 20 (60.61%) WAN
3 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (54.55%) Juniper
4 16 (48.48%) Cisco
5 14 (42.42%) Network Security
5 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
6 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
6 13 (39.39%) Windows
6 13 (39.39%) CCNP
7 12 (36.36%) LAN
7 12 (36.36%) DHCP
7 12 (36.36%) DNS
8 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (33.33%) VMware
8 11 (33.33%) Degree
8 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 10 (30.30%) McAfee
10 9 (27.27%) JNCIS
11 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (24.24%) MPLS
12 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
12 7 (21.21%) VoIP
12 7 (21.21%) SQL
12 7 (21.21%) IIS
12 7 (21.21%) MS Office
12 7 (21.21%) ITIL
12 7 (21.21%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (21.21%) Sourcefire

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Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 7 (21.21%) IIS
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) Firewall
2 20 (60.61%) WAN
3 14 (42.42%) Network Security
4 12 (36.36%) DHCP
4 12 (36.36%) LAN
4 12 (36.36%) DNS
5 8 (24.24%) MPLS
6 7 (21.21%) VoIP
6 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
7 6 (18.18%) Wireshark
7 6 (18.18%) IPsec
7 6 (18.18%) LDAP
7 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
7 6 (18.18%) HTTP
7 6 (18.18%) SMTP
7 6 (18.18%) IPv4
7 6 (18.18%) IPv6
8 5 (15.15%) OSPF
8 5 (15.15%) BGP
9 4 (12.12%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) German Language
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Designer
2 7 (21.21%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Technical Support
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Security Designer
4 5 (15.15%) Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Security Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Network Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Designer
6 3 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (21.21%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (18.18%) Client/Server
5 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (9.09%) Cryptography
7 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
7 2 (6.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Network Management
3 5 (15.15%) Change Control
4 3 (9.09%) Release Management
5 2 (6.06%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) VBScript
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
3 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
3 13 (39.39%) CCNP
4 11 (33.33%) Degree
5 9 (27.27%) JNCIS
6 6 (18.18%) CCNA
7 5 (15.15%) CCIE
8 2 (6.06%) MCSE
8 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
9 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) MOM
1 6 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Juniper
2 16 (48.48%) Cisco
3 11 (33.33%) VMware
4 10 (30.30%) McAfee
5 7 (21.21%) Sourcefire
6 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat
7 3 (9.09%) Tandberg
8 2 (6.06%) Polycom
8 2 (6.06%) Avaya
8 2 (6.06%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) Dell
8 2 (6.06%) EMC
8 2 (6.06%) IBM
9 1 (3.03%) Lotus
9 1 (3.03%) Citrix
9 1 (3.03%) BT
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 days ago