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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 55 71
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.27% 3.09% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.90% 22.89% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 11
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 105 83 138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 14.91% 13.52% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 92 78 115
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% -4.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

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Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Oxford over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 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 42 (85.71%) Firewall
2 39 (79.59%) Cisco
3 38 (77.55%) Microsoft
4 34 (69.39%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (65.31%) F5
6 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (46.94%) Windows
7 20 (40.82%) BGP
7 20 (40.82%) Windows Server
8 19 (38.78%) OSPF
8 19 (38.78%) SolarWinds
8 19 (38.78%) Wireless
9 18 (36.73%) Forcepoint
9 18 (36.73%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (36.73%) Cisco Wireless
9 18 (36.73%) WAAS
9 18 (36.73%) Forefront TMG
9 18 (36.73%) Skype for Business
9 18 (36.73%) Cisco ISE
9 18 (36.73%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
12 8 (16.33%) VoIP
12 8 (16.33%) WAN
13 7 (14.29%) Juniper
13 7 (14.29%) VMware
14 6 (12.24%) MPLS
14 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
15 5 (10.20%) High Availability

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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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (36.73%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (85.71%) Firewall
2 34 (69.39%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (40.82%) BGP
4 19 (38.78%) OSPF
4 19 (38.78%) Wireless
5 18 (36.73%) Cisco IOS
5 18 (36.73%) Cisco ISE
5 18 (36.73%) Cisco Wireless
5 18 (36.73%) WAAS
6 14 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (16.33%) VoIP
7 8 (16.33%) WAN
8 6 (12.24%) MPLS
9 5 (10.20%) EIGRP
9 5 (10.20%) Ethernet
9 5 (10.20%) HSRP
9 5 (10.20%) IPsec
9 5 (10.20%) VRRP
10 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
10 3 (6.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Analyst
1 32 (65.31%) Network Analyst
2 29 (59.18%) Cisco Analyst
2 29 (59.18%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 14 (28.57%) Server Analyst
3 14 (28.57%) Windows Server Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 2 (4.08%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Support Technician
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Windows
1 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (40.82%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.04%) Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (10.20%) High Availability
3 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (4.08%) Change Control
4 2 (4.08%) Service Management
4 2 (4.08%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.04%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (2.04%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (2.04%) CCNP
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (36.73%) Forefront TMG
2 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.16%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.08%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.04%) Nagios
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (79.59%) Cisco
2 38 (77.55%) Microsoft
3 32 (65.31%) F5
4 19 (38.78%) SolarWinds
5 18 (36.73%) Forcepoint
6 7 (14.29%) Juniper
6 7 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (4.08%) Apple
7 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.08%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.04%) Meraki
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