The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Oxfordshire / Abingdon
Rank 22 32 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 2.68% 6.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 22.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 0
Median salary £31,500 £44,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.40% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,747 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -5.63% +8.10%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Abingdon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 29 45 36
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Abingdon 25.89% 27.44% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 22
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +25.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Abingdon citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Abingdon

VPN
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Abingdon.

Salary trend for VPN in Abingdon

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Abingdon region with a requirement for VPN.

1 8 (100.00%) Sophos
2 5 (62.50%) Biotechnology
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Avaya
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) Apple
3 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Skype
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Network Management
4 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
4 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) BGP
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) OSPF
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP

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Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) BGP
1 3 (37.50%) MPLS
1 3 (37.50%) OSPF
1 3 (37.50%) Skype
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Support
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Services Director
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Biotechnology
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
1 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) High Availability
3 3 (37.50%) Network Management
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Sophos
2 5 (62.50%) Apple
2 5 (62.50%) Avaya
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco