Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 77 101
Rank change year-on-year -30 +24 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.99% 2.22% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 13.36% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 21
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.29% -23.21%
10th Percentile £40,000 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £41,000 £48,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £48,750 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +30.00% -11.76% +14.86%

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 Oxford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 145 217 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 9.57% 16.59% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 129 209 137
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% +47.54%
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £65,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +29.77%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Oxford

VPN
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Oxford.

Salary trend for VPN in Oxford

VPN
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Oxford over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for VPN.

1 12 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 9 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (53.33%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (53.33%) Degree
4 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
4 8 (53.33%) Web Filtering
4 8 (53.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) BGP
4 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 8 (53.33%) Change Management
5 7 (46.67%) DNS
5 7 (46.67%) Network Security
6 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (40.00%) Unix
6 6 (40.00%) Python
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (33.33%) Nagios
7 5 (33.33%) VMware
7 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
7 5 (33.33%) Time Management
7 5 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (33.33%) SCOM
7 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
7 5 (33.33%) Problem Management

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (53.33%) BGP
4 7 (46.67%) DNS
4 7 (46.67%) Network Security
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (20.00%) HSRP
6 3 (20.00%) IPsec
6 3 (20.00%) MPLS
6 3 (20.00%) OSPF
6 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) VRRP
7 1 (6.67%) FTP
7 1 (6.67%) NAS
7 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Scripter
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) Debian
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Change Management
1 8 (53.33%) Kalman Filter
1 8 (53.33%) Web Filtering
2 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 5 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 5 (33.33%) Service Design
3 5 (33.33%) Time Management
4 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) Network Design
5 3 (20.00%) High Availability
5 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Network Management
5 3 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
6 2 (13.33%) Task Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) Perl
2 3 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) PMO
2 1 (6.67%) DICOM
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nagios
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Juniper