Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 78 84
Rank change year-on-year -23 +6 +37
Permanent jobs citing VPN 38 95 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.71% 3.26% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.99% 17.06% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 44 38 112
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £60,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +71.43% -26.32% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,600 £25,200 £36,200
90th Percentile £63,900 £59,750 £68,625
South East median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -

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 317 557 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.25% 19.14% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 245 396 447
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,750 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.58% -14.20% +0.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 -38 22 £60,000 +71.43% 5
Chesham +6 4 £22,500 -39.19%
High Wycombe +4 4 £32,500 -40.91% 3
Princes Risborough - 4 £37,500 -
Bletchley - 2 - -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 26 (68.42%) Firewall
2 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 19 (50.00%) MPLS
4 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (42.11%) DNS
5 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 14 (36.84%) Windows
6 14 (36.84%) DHCP
6 14 (36.84%) Windows Server
7 13 (34.21%) Cisco
8 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
8 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (31.58%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
9 11 (28.95%) WAN
9 11 (28.95%) LAN
9 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (26.32%) Internet
10 10 (26.32%) Wireless
10 10 (26.32%) Degree
10 10 (26.32%) Office 365
11 9 (23.68%) OSPF
11 9 (23.68%) BGP
11 9 (23.68%) VoIP
12 8 (21.05%) IPsec
12 8 (21.05%) VLAN
12 8 (21.05%) SIEM
12 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (21.05%) Threat Intelligence
13 7 (18.42%) Public Cloud

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 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.63%) GoldMine
1 1 (2.63%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (26.32%) Office 365
3 6 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (10.53%) Mimecast
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (68.42%) Firewall
2 19 (50.00%) MPLS
3 16 (42.11%) DNS
4 14 (36.84%) DHCP
5 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 11 (28.95%) LAN
6 11 (28.95%) WAN
7 10 (26.32%) Internet
7 10 (26.32%) Wireless
8 9 (23.68%) BGP
8 9 (23.68%) OSPF
8 9 (23.68%) VoIP
9 8 (21.05%) IPsec
9 8 (21.05%) VLAN
10 6 (15.79%) IPv4
10 6 (15.79%) IPv6
10 6 (15.79%) Network Security
10 6 (15.79%) PPTP
10 6 (15.79%) RSVP
10 6 (15.79%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (7.89%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.26%) Law
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) French Language
4 1 (2.63%) German Language
4 1 (2.63%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Architect
1 7 (18.42%) Network Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) IT Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Network Security Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Security Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) IT Support
4 4 (10.53%) Exchange Technician
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) Public Cloud
3 6 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (15.79%) PKI
3 6 (15.79%) Virtual Team
4 4 (10.53%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (7.89%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
1 14 (36.84%) Windows Server
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) VMS
5 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 8 (21.05%) SIEM
2 8 (21.05%) Threat Intelligence
3 7 (18.42%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (15.79%) Compliance Management
4 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 6 (15.79%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (15.79%) Identity Management
4 6 (15.79%) Information Security
4 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 6 (15.79%) Network Virtualisation
4 6 (15.79%) OWASP
4 6 (15.79%) Privileged Identity Management
4 6 (15.79%) Security Architecture
4 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 6 (15.79%) TOGAF
4 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (26.32%) Degree
3 6 (15.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 6 (15.79%) CEH
3 6 (15.79%) CEPT
3 6 (15.79%) CISSP
3 6 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (15.79%) GPEN
3 6 (15.79%) OSCP
4 4 (10.53%) CCNP
4 4 (10.53%) MCP
5 3 (7.89%) CCIE
6 1 (2.63%) CCNA
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) GDPR
1 6 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (10.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco
3 7 (18.42%) Palo Alto
4 4 (10.53%) Juniper
4 4 (10.53%) Veritas
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Avaya
6 1 (2.63%) BMC
6 1 (2.63%) jetNEXUS
6 1 (2.63%) Meraki
6 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds