Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 82 123
Rank change year-on-year -21 +41 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 50 94 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.93% 3.31% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.04% 17.64% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 48 30 49
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -35.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,125 £26,250 £25,700
90th Percentile £52,500 £58,875 £67,500
South East median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.41% -5.56% -

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 453 533 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.48% 18.79% 21.42%
Number of salaries quoted 340 396 515
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £23,250 £26,250 £22,950
90th Percentile £62,050 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +4.71%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -25 40 £37,500 +15.38% 4
High Wycombe -3 9 £34,000 -40.87% 1
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 27 (54.00%) Windows
2 26 (52.00%) Firewall
3 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
4 18 (36.00%) ITIL
4 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (34.00%) SLA
6 15 (30.00%) Citrix
7 13 (26.00%) MPLS
7 13 (26.00%) DHCP
7 13 (26.00%) DNS
7 13 (26.00%) Finance
7 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
8 12 (24.00%) Cisco
9 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (22.00%) VMware
9 11 (22.00%) IPsec
10 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 9 (18.00%) Linux
11 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
11 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
11 9 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (16.00%) LAN
12 8 (16.00%) WAN
13 7 (14.00%) Change Management
13 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (14.00%) Project Management

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 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.00%) NetSuite
1 2 (4.00%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.00%) Office 365
3 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (52.00%) Firewall
2 13 (26.00%) DHCP
2 13 (26.00%) DNS
2 13 (26.00%) MPLS
3 11 (22.00%) IPsec
4 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (16.00%) LAN
5 8 (16.00%) WAN
6 6 (12.00%) ATM
6 6 (12.00%) DMVPN
6 6 (12.00%) Ethernet
6 6 (12.00%) SSL
6 6 (12.00%) TACACS
6 6 (12.00%) Wireless
6 6 (12.00%) xDSL
7 5 (10.00%) PPTP
7 5 (10.00%) VoIP
8 4 (8.00%) BGP
8 4 (8.00%) HTTP
8 4 (8.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (14.00%) Back Office
3 7 (14.00%) Law
4 5 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 4 (8.00%) French Language
6 2 (4.00%) Electronics
6 2 (4.00%) German Language
6 2 (4.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Network Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Administrator
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Service Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Digital Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) IT Support
6 4 (8.00%) Security Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (10.00%) Hedge funds
1 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (18.00%) Linux
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.00%) Android
7 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (14.00%) Change Management
3 7 (14.00%) Project Management
3 7 (14.00%) Ticket Management
4 6 (12.00%) Patch Management
5 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.00%) Security Management
6 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.00%) SIEM
6 4 (8.00%) Threat Management
6 4 (8.00%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) CCNA
3 4 (8.00%) CCAA
3 4 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (2.00%) CCIE
5 1 (2.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.00%) MCSA
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.00%) vSphere
4 4 (8.00%) XenApp
4 4 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.00%) Docker
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCCM
1 5 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (8.00%) EdgeSight
3 2 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.00%) Citrix
3 12 (24.00%) Cisco
4 11 (22.00%) VMware
5 6 (12.00%) Juniper
5 6 (12.00%) McAfee
6 4 (8.00%) WatchGuard
7 2 (4.00%) JD Edwards
7 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.00%) Apple
8 1 (2.00%) Draytek
8 1 (2.00%) F5
8 1 (2.00%) Gemalto
8 1 (2.00%) Remedy
8 1 (2.00%) SAP
8 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.00%) Unisys