Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 119 138
Rank change year-on-year +38 +19 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 90 61 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.12% 1.95% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.39% 9.61% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32 105 53
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £32,750 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.45% -8.33% +90.48%
10th Percentile £27,500 £38,750 £21,700
90th Percentile £63,375 £68,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +16.00%

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 549 635 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.03% 20.32% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 406 504 575
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,125 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +35 71 £32,750 -27.22% 4
Aylesbury - 7 £32,500 -
High Wycombe +4 6 £45,000 -30.77% 2
Bletchley - 3 - -
Amersham - 1 £40,000 -
Marlow - 1 £30,000 -
Chesham - 1 £37,000 -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 54 (60.00%) Windows
2 46 (51.11%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (47.78%) Citrix
4 34 (37.78%) Ticket Management
5 27 (30.00%) Finance
6 25 (27.78%) Back Office
7 24 (26.67%) WAN
7 24 (26.67%) Windows 7
8 23 (25.56%) SLA
9 22 (24.44%) Cisco
10 21 (23.33%) LAN
11 20 (22.22%) TCP/IP
12 19 (21.11%) Telecoms
13 18 (20.00%) Firewall
14 17 (18.89%) DNS
14 17 (18.89%) Active Directory
14 17 (18.89%) Juniper
15 15 (16.67%) DHCP
15 15 (16.67%) Financial Institution
15 15 (16.67%) VMware
15 15 (16.67%) Hedge funds
16 14 (15.56%) Data Centre
17 12 (13.33%) Legal
17 12 (13.33%) Project Management
18 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Project
19 10 (11.11%) ITIL
19 10 (11.11%) MPLS
20 9 (10.00%) Microsoft

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 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.56%) Apache
3 4 (4.44%) nginx
4 1 (1.11%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (51.11%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Office 365
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.67%) WAN
2 21 (23.33%) LAN
3 20 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 18 (20.00%) Firewall
5 17 (18.89%) DNS
6 15 (16.67%) DHCP
7 10 (11.11%) MPLS
8 8 (8.89%) VLAN
9 7 (7.78%) VoIP
10 6 (6.67%) BGP
10 6 (6.67%) OSPF
11 5 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (5.56%) Wireless
11 5 (5.56%) xDSL
12 4 (4.44%) ATM
12 4 (4.44%) EIGRP
12 4 (4.44%) WLAN
13 3 (3.33%) DWDM
13 3 (3.33%) Ethernet
13 3 (3.33%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.11%) MySQL
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Ant
1 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 27 (30.00%) Finance
2 25 (27.78%) Back Office
3 19 (21.11%) Telecoms
4 15 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 12 (13.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.11%) French Language
6 1 (1.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Analyst
2 34 (37.78%) Service Analyst
3 31 (34.44%) Service Desk Analyst
4 23 (25.56%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (24.44%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (18.89%) Support Engineer
7 11 (12.22%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Manager
7 11 (12.22%) Network Delivery Manager
7 11 (12.22%) Network Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (8.89%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) Desktop Support
8 8 (8.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Administrator
10 6 (6.67%) Architect
10 6 (6.67%) Network Engineer
10 6 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (6.67%) Technical Support
10 6 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) HTML
1 1 (1.11%) JSON
1 1 (1.11%) mod_perl
1 1 (1.11%) Mojolicious
1 1 (1.11%) SOAP
1 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Hedge funds
2 14 (15.56%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.67%) Fintech
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.33%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) BYOD
6 1 (1.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) iPhone
6 1 (1.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 54 (60.00%) Windows
2 24 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 9 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.67%) Linux
6 2 (2.22%) Unix
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) Mesosphere
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.78%) Ticket Management
2 12 (13.33%) Project Management
3 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (11.11%) ITIL
5 8 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.78%) Network Design
7 6 (6.67%) Data Security
7 6 (6.67%) Software Audit
8 5 (5.56%) ITSM
9 4 (4.44%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.44%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.44%) Task Automation
10 3 (3.33%) Case Management
10 3 (3.33%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.33%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.33%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (3.33%) Presales
10 3 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
11 2 (2.22%) Service Management
11 2 (2.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.67%) Python
3 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.33%) Perl
5 2 (2.22%) PHP
5 2 (2.22%) Ruby
5 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.22%) SQL
6 1 (1.11%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.11%) C
6 1 (1.11%) Java
6 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (7.78%) CCNP
3 5 (5.56%) CCIE
3 5 (5.56%) CCNA
4 3 (3.33%) CCDE
4 3 (3.33%) JNCIP
5 2 (2.22%) MCP
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.11%) CCSP
6 1 (1.11%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.11%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.11%) MCITP
6 1 (1.11%) MCSA
6 1 (1.11%) MCSE
6 1 (1.11%) MCTS
6 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (3.33%) XenApp
5 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.22%) vSphere
6 1 (1.11%) Docker
6 1 (1.11%) KVM
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) SCCM
2 4 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.33%) Nagios
4 1 (1.11%) Ansible
4 1 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.11%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.11%) Puppet
4 1 (1.11%) Rancher
Vendors
1 43 (47.78%) Citrix
2 22 (24.44%) Cisco
3 17 (18.89%) Juniper
4 15 (16.67%) VMware
5 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (8.89%) NetApp
7 6 (6.67%) Veeam
8 5 (5.56%) ServiceNow
9 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.33%) BMC
10 3 (3.33%) F5
10 3 (3.33%) HP
10 3 (3.33%) LANDesk
10 3 (3.33%) Remedy
11 2 (2.22%) Oracle
11 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.11%) Avaya
12 1 (1.11%) Red Hat