Period
to 20 February 2018

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

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 79 109
Rank change year-on-year -38 +30 +41
Permanent jobs citing VPN 48 83 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.54% 3.14% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.35% 14.61% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 46 80 62
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £22,900 £29,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £78,750 £51,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 423 568 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 13.58% 21.47% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 332 508 369
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +21.43%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,250 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Oxfordshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for VPN in Oxfordshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Oxfordshire

VPN
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Oxford -32 15 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Abingdon -18 2 £26,000 -17.46%
Witney - 2 £33,000 -
Eynsham - 1 £35,000 -
Bicester - 1 £45,000 -
Thame - 1 £45,000 - 1
Wallingford - 1 £32,500 - 2
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 24 (50.00%) WAN
2 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (45.83%) Intrusion Detection
2 22 (45.83%) Degree
2 22 (45.83%) Computer Science
3 20 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 19 (39.58%) Ethernet
4 19 (39.58%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (37.50%) Firewall
5 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (33.33%) DNS
6 16 (33.33%) Python
7 15 (31.25%) Web Services
7 15 (31.25%) Network Security
7 15 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
7 15 (31.25%) Web Filtering
8 14 (29.17%) LAN
8 14 (29.17%) Cisco
9 13 (27.08%) Windows
9 13 (27.08%) Linux
10 12 (25.00%) C
10 12 (25.00%) C++
10 12 (25.00%) Java
10 12 (25.00%) Perl
10 12 (25.00%) BGP
10 12 (25.00%) Juniper
10 12 (25.00%) Ruby
10 12 (25.00%) Change Management
10 12 (25.00%) Palo Alto
10 12 (25.00%) Mentoring

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (39.58%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (14.58%) Office 365
4 2 (4.17%) IaaS
4 2 (4.17%) PaaS
4 2 (4.17%) SaaS
5 1 (2.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (50.00%) WAN
2 22 (45.83%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 19 (39.58%) Ethernet
5 18 (37.50%) Firewall
6 16 (33.33%) DNS
7 15 (31.25%) Network Security
8 14 (29.17%) LAN
9 12 (25.00%) BGP
10 9 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (14.58%) DHCP
12 6 (12.50%) SAN
13 4 (8.33%) VLAN
14 3 (6.25%) HSRP
14 3 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (6.25%) VoIP
15 2 (4.17%) FTP
15 2 (4.17%) HTTP
15 2 (4.17%) SMTP
15 2 (4.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Senior Security Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Security Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Firewall Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Incident Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Security Incident Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Unix Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) IT Support
8 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Azure Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) Linux Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Web Services
2 2 (4.17%) JSON
3 1 (2.08%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.08%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Linux
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Unix
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 4 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) Android
6 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.08%) Debian
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
1 15 (31.25%) Web Filtering
2 12 (25.00%) Change Management
2 12 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 10 (20.83%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (20.83%) Security Operations
4 9 (18.75%) Network Management
4 9 (18.75%) Service Design
5 7 (14.58%) Information Security
6 6 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Security Patching
7 5 (10.42%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (8.33%) ITIL
8 4 (8.33%) Network Design
9 3 (6.25%) Migration
9 3 (6.25%) Service Management
10 2 (4.17%) High Availability
10 2 (4.17%) Network Architecture
10 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
10 2 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) Python
2 12 (25.00%) C
2 12 (25.00%) C++
2 12 (25.00%) Java
2 12 (25.00%) Perl
2 12 (25.00%) Ruby
3 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) CCNP
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) PMO
3 1 (2.08%) DICOM
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.25%) vCloud
3 3 (6.25%) vSphere
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.08%) XenApp
5 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (10.42%) SCCM
3 3 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.25%) vCenter Server
4 2 (4.17%) Nagios
4 2 (4.17%) SCOM
5 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.17%) Cisco
3 12 (25.00%) Juniper
3 12 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 10 (20.83%) VMware
5 4 (8.33%) IBM
5 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.25%) 3PAR
6 3 (6.25%) Acronis
6 3 (6.25%) Aruba
6 3 (6.25%) Dell
6 3 (6.25%) EqualLogic
6 3 (6.25%) HP
6 3 (6.25%) Veeam
7 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) F5
8 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint