Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 90 126
Rank change year-on-year -31 +36 +9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 34 91 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.35% 3.13% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.55% 16.49% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 102
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -35.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £21,175 £27,500 £38,000
90th Percentile £45,808 £63,375 £68,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -6.67% +5.88%

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 356 552 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.16% 19.00% 20.36%
Number of salaries quoted 270 414 507
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,750 £62,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.05%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -37 18 £42,500 +29.77% 6
High Wycombe -5 10 £34,000 -24.44% 3
Chesham - 4 £22,500 -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Firewall
3 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 16 (47.06%) DNS
5 16 (47.06%) Windows Server
6 14 (41.18%) DHCP
6 14 (41.18%) MPLS
7 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (32.35%) IPsec
9 11 (32.35%) LAN
9 11 (32.35%) WAN
9 11 (32.35%) SLA
10 10 (29.41%) ITIL
11 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
12 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
12 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 7 (20.59%) SSL
13 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (20.59%) VoIP
13 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
13 7 (20.59%) VMware
13 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
14 6 (17.65%) xDSL
14 6 (17.65%) Wireless
14 6 (17.65%) TACACS

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 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.88%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.94%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.65%) Office 365
3 4 (11.76%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (58.82%) Firewall
2 16 (47.06%) DNS
3 14 (41.18%) DHCP
3 14 (41.18%) MPLS
4 11 (32.35%) IPsec
4 11 (32.35%) LAN
4 11 (32.35%) WAN
5 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 7 (20.59%) SSL
6 7 (20.59%) VoIP
7 6 (17.65%) ATM
7 6 (17.65%) DMVPN
7 6 (17.65%) Ethernet
7 6 (17.65%) TACACS
7 6 (17.65%) Wireless
7 6 (17.65%) xDSL
8 5 (14.71%) BGP
8 5 (14.71%) PPTP
9 3 (8.82%) Internet
9 3 (8.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) French Language
3 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.88%) Electronics
4 2 (5.88%) German Language
4 2 (5.88%) Italian Language
4 2 (5.88%) Law
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Technician
3 4 (11.76%) IT Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) IT Support
5 2 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Field Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.76%) Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Android
6 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (14.71%) Change Management
3 5 (14.71%) Process Improvement
3 5 (14.71%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) Break/Fix
4 4 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (11.76%) Ticket Management
4 4 (11.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) ERP
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) SIEM
6 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.71%) CCNA
3 3 (8.82%) CCAA
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (2.94%) CCIE
5 1 (2.94%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) MCSA
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 3 (8.82%) XenApp
4 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (8.82%) EdgeSight
3 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.94%) Netcool
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco
4 5 (14.71%) Juniper
5 3 (8.82%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) JD Edwards
6 2 (5.88%) McAfee
6 2 (5.88%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.94%) Apple
7 1 (2.94%) BMC
7 1 (2.94%) Draytek
7 1 (2.94%) F5
7 1 (2.94%) Gemalto
7 1 (2.94%) jetNEXUS
7 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.94%) Remedy
7 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.94%) Unisys