Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 99 144
Rank change year-on-year -42 +45 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 31 79 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.06% 2.78% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.15% 15.05% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 32 55 43
Oxfordshire median annual salary £34,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% -1.18% +1.80%
10th Percentile £24,100 £25,800 £22,300
90th Percentile £65,000 £78,750 £66,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -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 278 525 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.47% 18.51% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 242 438 351
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £25,038 £24,850 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -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 18 August 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 18 August 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 10 £45,000 +5.88%
Bicester - 7 £34,000 - 1
Abingdon - 4 £32,500 -
Thame - 3 £24,000 -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 25 (80.65%) Active Directory
2 21 (67.74%) Windows
3 20 (64.52%) Firewall
4 17 (54.84%) LAN
4 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
5 14 (45.16%) WAN
6 13 (41.94%) VMware
6 13 (41.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
8 10 (32.26%) DHCP
8 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
8 10 (32.26%) DNS
8 10 (32.26%) Linux
9 9 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (29.03%) VLAN
9 9 (29.03%) Degree
9 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
10 7 (22.58%) IPsec
10 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
11 6 (19.35%) XenApp
11 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
11 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
11 6 (19.35%) Cisco
11 6 (19.35%) Citrix
12 5 (16.13%) SAN
12 5 (16.13%) HNC
12 5 (16.13%) SCCM
12 5 (16.13%) SCOM

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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (12.90%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (12.90%) G Suite
3 4 (12.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.23%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) Firewall
2 17 (54.84%) LAN
3 14 (45.16%) WAN
4 10 (32.26%) DHCP
4 10 (32.26%) DNS
4 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
5 9 (29.03%) VLAN
6 7 (22.58%) IPsec
7 5 (16.13%) SAN
8 4 (12.90%) MPLS
8 4 (12.90%) PSTN
8 4 (12.90%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (12.90%) VoIP
8 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (12.90%) Wireless
9 3 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (9.68%) OpenVPN
9 3 (9.68%) SSH
9 3 (9.68%) SSL
10 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) IT Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) IT Support
6 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Administrator
7 4 (12.90%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) IT Manager
8 3 (9.68%) IT Security Manager
8 3 (9.68%) Junior
8 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) Security Manager
9 2 (6.45%) DevOps Administrator
9 2 (6.45%) IT Security Specialist
9 2 (6.45%) Junior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
3 10 (32.26%) Linux
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.68%) Unix
7 1 (3.23%) VMS
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (16.13%) Server Building
4 4 (12.90%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) Information Security
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
5 3 (9.68%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (9.68%) Change Control
5 3 (9.68%) Computer Vision
5 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.68%) ISMS
5 3 (9.68%) OWASP
5 3 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (9.68%) Statistics
5 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) HNC
4 4 (12.90%) MCP
5 3 (9.68%) CEH
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.68%) CISM
5 3 (9.68%) CISSP
5 3 (9.68%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) GDPR
2 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (80.65%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
2 6 (19.35%) XenApp
3 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.68%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
1 5 (16.13%) SCOM
2 4 (12.90%) AirWatch
2 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) VMware
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) Aerohive Networks
4 4 (12.90%) Google
4 4 (12.90%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) SAP
4 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
4 4 (12.90%) Splunk
5 3 (9.68%) Juniper