Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 69 124
Rank change year-on-year -70 +55 +34
Permanent jobs citing VPN 34 98 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.15% 3.66% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.37% 17.88% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34 83 64
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +13.55%
10th Percentile £26,400 £26,850 £24,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £65,500 £57,500
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 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 328 548 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 11.08% 20.48% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 274 482 356
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.69%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% -2.30% +2.35%

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 22 May 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 22 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
Oxford -48 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Abingdon -13 2 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Bicester - 2 £35,000 - 1
Thame - 1 £45,000 -
Wallingford - 1 £32,500 -
Eynsham - 1 £35,000 -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 22 (64.71%) Firewall
2 21 (61.76%) Windows
3 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
4 16 (47.06%) WAN
5 13 (38.24%) LAN
5 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
6 11 (32.35%) DNS
6 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
7 10 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (29.41%) Degree
7 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (26.47%) SCCM
8 9 (26.47%) Linux
9 8 (23.53%) VLAN
9 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
10 7 (20.59%) Unix
10 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
11 6 (17.65%) ITIL
11 6 (17.65%) SAN
11 6 (17.65%) Office 365
11 6 (17.65%) Security Patching
11 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (17.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (14.71%) SCOM
12 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
12 5 (14.71%) Server Building

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 (11.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (17.65%) Office 365
4 4 (11.76%) G Suite
4 4 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (5.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) Firewall
2 16 (47.06%) WAN
3 13 (38.24%) LAN
4 11 (32.35%) DNS
5 10 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (23.53%) VLAN
7 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
8 6 (17.65%) SAN
9 4 (11.76%) DHCP
9 4 (11.76%) IPsec
9 4 (11.76%) MPLS
9 4 (11.76%) Network Security
9 4 (11.76%) PSTN
9 4 (11.76%) VoIP
9 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
10 3 (8.82%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (8.82%) Wireless
11 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
12 1 (2.94%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) IT Support
2 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) IT Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Security Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Firewall Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Incident Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Security Incident Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Unix Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
3 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (26.47%) Linux
5 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 7 (20.59%) Unix
7 4 (11.76%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.94%) Debian
9 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
1 6 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (17.65%) Security Patching
2 5 (14.71%) Change Management
2 5 (14.71%) Information Security
2 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (14.71%) Server Building
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
3 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (11.76%) Web Filtering
4 3 (8.82%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (8.82%) Computer Vision
4 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.82%) Security Operations
5 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.94%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (2.94%) Network Design
5 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Python
2 3 (8.82%) C
2 3 (8.82%) C++
2 3 (8.82%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) Perl
2 3 (8.82%) Ruby
3 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) HNC
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.94%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) DICOM
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) pfSense
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) vCloud
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) SCCM
2 6 (17.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (14.71%) SCOM
4 4 (11.76%) AirWatch
4 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Aerohive Networks
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) Google
2 4 (11.76%) IBM
2 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
2 4 (11.76%) Splunk
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) Juniper
3 3 (8.82%) Palo Alto
4 2 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.94%) Acronis
5 1 (2.94%) Aruba
5 1 (2.94%) Dell
5 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Veeam