Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 83 123
Rank change year-on-year +7 +40 +5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 98 91 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.39% 3.09% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.47% 16.19% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 41 113 41
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,750 £38,000 £16,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £68,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 561 562 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.40% 19.10% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 399 451 552
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £44,000 £43,173
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.77% +1.92% +7.93%
10th Percentile £23,400 £25,750 £22,575
90th Percentile £61,050 £67,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Buckinghamshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for VPN in Buckinghamshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Buckinghamshire

VPN
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +6 76 £37,500 -21.05% 7
High Wycombe +8 7 £55,000 -18.52%
Aylesbury -9 6 £30,000 -33.33%
Marlow -7 5 £23,500 +14.63%
Chesham - 1 £37,000 -
Amersham - 1 £40,000 - 1
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 52 (53.06%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (50.00%) Windows
3 41 (41.84%) Cisco
4 37 (37.76%) Telecoms
5 36 (36.73%) TCP/IP
6 35 (35.71%) LAN
7 34 (34.69%) WAN
8 30 (30.61%) Citrix
9 27 (27.55%) Juniper
9 27 (27.55%) Finance
9 27 (27.55%) Data Centre
10 25 (25.51%) Ticket Management
10 25 (25.51%) Back Office
11 23 (23.47%) Project Management
12 22 (22.45%) Microsoft Project
12 22 (22.45%) Financial Institution
12 22 (22.45%) Firewall
12 22 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (22.45%) Hedge funds
13 17 (17.35%) Linux
13 17 (17.35%) SLA
14 16 (16.33%) VLAN
15 15 (15.31%) DNS
15 15 (15.31%) Active Directory
15 15 (15.31%) Office 365
16 14 (14.29%) PowerShell
16 14 (14.29%) Windows 7
16 14 (14.29%) Bash Shell
16 14 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (14.29%) Python

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 8 (8.16%) Apache
1 8 (8.16%) nginx
2 7 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 52 (53.06%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (22.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) Office 365
2 8 (8.16%) SaaS
3 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (36.73%) TCP/IP
2 35 (35.71%) LAN
3 34 (34.69%) WAN
4 22 (22.45%) Firewall
5 16 (16.33%) VLAN
6 15 (15.31%) DNS
7 13 (13.27%) DHCP
8 10 (10.20%) MPLS
9 9 (9.18%) VoIP
10 8 (8.16%) HTTP
11 7 (7.14%) OSPF
12 6 (6.12%) BGP
12 6 (6.12%) SMTP
12 6 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (5.10%) ATM
13 5 (5.10%) IPsec
13 5 (5.10%) WLAN
13 5 (5.10%) xDSL
14 4 (4.08%) Frame Relay
14 4 (4.08%) SDH
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (37.76%) Telecoms
2 27 (27.55%) Finance
3 25 (25.51%) Back Office
4 22 (22.45%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) French Language
6 1 (1.02%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (31.63%) Analyst
2 25 (25.51%) Senior Analyst
2 25 (25.51%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
2 25 (25.51%) Service Analyst
2 25 (25.51%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (15.31%) Delivery Manager
3 15 (15.31%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 15 (15.31%) Infrastructure Manager
3 15 (15.31%) Network Delivery Manager
3 15 (15.31%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 13 (13.27%) Support Engineer
5 11 (11.22%) Desktop Support
5 11 (11.22%) Network Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Architect
6 7 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Administrator
7 6 (6.12%) Network Architect
7 6 (6.12%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.12%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.55%) Data Centre
2 22 (22.45%) Hedge funds
3 10 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.12%) Fintech
6 5 (5.10%) iPhone
7 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.02%) BYOD
8 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.02%) PMI
8 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (17.35%) Linux
3 14 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 9 (9.18%) Windows 10
5 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.10%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.04%) Unix
7 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) Ticket Management
2 23 (23.47%) Project Management
3 22 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (11.22%) Task Automation
5 9 (9.18%) ITIL
6 8 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.14%) Analytical Thinking
8 6 (6.12%) Data Security
8 6 (6.12%) DevOps
8 6 (6.12%) ITIL V3
8 6 (6.12%) Network Design
8 6 (6.12%) Software Audit
9 5 (5.10%) Mathematics
10 4 (4.08%) Matrix Organization
11 3 (3.06%) Information Security
12 2 (2.04%) Ethical Hacking
12 2 (2.04%) Incident Management
12 2 (2.04%) SIEM
12 2 (2.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 14 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 14 (14.29%) Python
2 7 (7.14%) PHP
2 7 (7.14%) Ruby
3 3 (3.06%) SQL
4 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.20%) CCNP
3 5 (5.10%) CCIE
4 4 (4.08%) CCDE
4 4 (4.08%) CCNA
4 4 (4.08%) JNCIP
5 2 (2.04%) CEH
5 2 (2.04%) CISSP
5 2 (2.04%) GCIA
5 2 (2.04%) GCIH
5 2 (2.04%) GIAC
5 2 (2.04%) GSEC
6 1 (1.02%) MCITP
6 1 (1.02%) MCP
6 1 (1.02%) MCSA
6 1 (1.02%) MCSE
6 1 (1.02%) MCTS
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (15.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.06%) Docker
4 2 (2.04%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.04%) vSphere
5 1 (1.02%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.16%) Nagios
2 8 (8.16%) SCCM
3 3 (3.06%) Ansible
3 3 (3.06%) Puppet
4 1 (1.02%) QRadar
4 1 (1.02%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 41 (41.84%) Cisco
2 30 (30.61%) Citrix
3 27 (27.55%) Juniper
4 10 (10.20%) VMware
5 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.12%) NetApp
7 4 (4.08%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.08%) Veeam
8 3 (3.06%) F5
8 3 (3.06%) HP
8 3 (3.06%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.04%) Oracle
9 2 (2.04%) White Clarke
10 1 (1.02%) Meraki
10 1 (1.02%) SAP
10 1 (1.02%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.02%) Tripwire