Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 64 114
Rank change year-on-year -17 +50 +1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 86 102 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.02% 3.75% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.22% 20.16% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 57 36 44
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £35,000 £43,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +19.86% -18.89%
10th Percentile £22,750 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £46,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.84% -2.35% -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 565 506 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.81% 18.59% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 398 375 546
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,300 £61,250 £63,125
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% -2.30% +2.35%

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 May 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 23 May 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 -1 72 £35,000 -26.32% 3
Marlow -5 9 £23,500 +17.50%
High Wycombe +7 2 £55,000 -21.43% 1
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 51 (59.30%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (48.84%) Windows
2 42 (48.84%) Cisco
3 31 (36.05%) TCP/IP
4 30 (34.88%) Finance
5 28 (32.56%) Citrix
6 27 (31.40%) Telecoms
7 25 (29.07%) SLA
8 24 (27.91%) WAN
8 24 (27.91%) LAN
9 23 (26.74%) Back Office
9 23 (26.74%) Ticket Management
10 22 (25.58%) Data Centre
10 22 (25.58%) ITIL
11 21 (24.42%) Juniper
11 21 (24.42%) Firewall
12 19 (22.09%) Financial Institution
12 19 (22.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (22.09%) Project Management
12 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Project
12 19 (22.09%) Hedge funds
13 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
13 18 (20.93%) Linux
14 17 (19.77%) Office 365
15 12 (13.95%) Active Directory
15 12 (13.95%) VLAN
16 11 (12.79%) HTTP
17 10 (11.63%) Python
17 10 (11.63%) Bash Shell
18 9 (10.47%) SMTP

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 5 (5.81%) Apache
1 5 (5.81%) nginx
2 3 (3.49%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 51 (59.30%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.77%) Office 365
2 5 (5.81%) SaaS
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.05%) TCP/IP
2 24 (27.91%) LAN
2 24 (27.91%) WAN
3 21 (24.42%) Firewall
4 12 (13.95%) VLAN
5 11 (12.79%) HTTP
6 9 (10.47%) SMTP
7 7 (8.14%) DNS
7 7 (8.14%) VoIP
8 5 (5.81%) DHCP
9 4 (4.65%) IPsec
10 3 (3.49%) MPLS
10 3 (3.49%) OSPF
10 3 (3.49%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (3.49%) SSL
11 2 (2.33%) ATM
11 2 (2.33%) DWDM
11 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
11 2 (2.33%) SDH
11 2 (2.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (34.88%) Finance
2 27 (31.40%) Telecoms
3 23 (26.74%) Back Office
4 19 (22.09%) Financial Institution
5 9 (10.47%) Law
6 2 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (45.35%) Analyst
2 27 (31.40%) Senior Analyst
3 23 (26.74%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
3 23 (26.74%) Service Analyst
3 23 (26.74%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (15.12%) Network Engineer
5 12 (13.95%) Support Analyst
6 11 (12.79%) Administrator
7 9 (10.47%) Desktop Analyst
7 9 (10.47%) Desktop Support
7 9 (10.47%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 9 (10.47%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (8.14%) Junior
9 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (5.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
10 4 (4.65%) Network Delivery Manager
10 4 (4.65%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Data Centre
2 19 (22.09%) Hedge funds
3 9 (10.47%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.47%) iPhone
4 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (8.14%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.81%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 42 (48.84%) Windows
2 18 (20.93%) Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Mac OS
3 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.33%) Unix
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) Ticket Management
2 22 (25.58%) ITIL
3 19 (22.09%) Project Management
3 19 (22.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (9.30%) Task Automation
5 7 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (6.98%) DevOps
6 6 (6.98%) SIEM
7 5 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.81%) Analytical Thinking
7 5 (5.81%) Time Management
8 4 (4.65%) Change Management
8 4 (4.65%) ITIL V3
8 4 (4.65%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.65%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.65%) Security Management
8 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.65%) Threat Management
8 4 (4.65%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (4.65%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.63%) Bash Shell
1 10 (11.63%) Python
2 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.81%) PHP
3 5 (5.81%) Ruby
4 2 (2.33%) SQL
5 1 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.81%) CCNP
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
3 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) CCDE
4 2 (2.33%) CCIE
4 2 (2.33%) CEH
4 2 (2.33%) CISSP
4 2 (2.33%) GCIA
4 2 (2.33%) GCIH
4 2 (2.33%) GIAC
4 2 (2.33%) GSEC
4 2 (2.33%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.16%) CCAA
5 1 (1.16%) CCNA
5 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (29.07%) SLA
2 5 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.65%) Docker
5 3 (3.49%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.49%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.16%) vSphere
6 1 (1.16%) XenApp
6 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) SCCM
2 6 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.81%) Nagios
4 3 (3.49%) Ansible
4 3 (3.49%) Puppet
5 1 (1.16%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.16%) QRadar
5 1 (1.16%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 42 (48.84%) Cisco
2 28 (32.56%) Citrix
3 21 (24.42%) Juniper
4 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.47%) VMware
6 4 (4.65%) McAfee
6 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.65%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.49%) SAP
7 3 (3.49%) WatchGuard
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle
8 2 (2.33%) White Clarke
9 1 (1.16%) F5
9 1 (1.16%) HP
9 1 (1.16%) Meraki
9 1 (1.16%) Tripwire