Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 118 127
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 +25
Permanent jobs citing VPN 61 51 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.95% 1.79% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 9.70% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52 50 53
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% -5.29% -6.15%
10th Percentile £27,050 £22,000 £26,050
90th Percentile £78,750 £78,750 £56,000
South East median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +18.42%

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 488 526 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.60% 18.51% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 382 450 384
Oxfordshire median annual salary £44,500 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,475 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,375 £61,250
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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 -8 22 £45,000 +28.57%
Witney - 6 £26,000 -
Abingdon -2 1 £24,500 -22.22%
Thame - 1 £45,000 -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 37 (60.66%) Microsoft
2 33 (54.10%) Degree
2 33 (54.10%) Computer Science
3 32 (52.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (52.46%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (50.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 30 (49.18%) WAN
6 27 (44.26%) Ethernet
6 27 (44.26%) Network Security
6 27 (44.26%) Kalman Filter
7 26 (42.62%) Web Filtering
7 26 (42.62%) Web Services
8 24 (39.34%) Firewall
9 23 (37.70%) Python
9 23 (37.70%) Palo Alto
9 23 (37.70%) Mentoring
9 23 (37.70%) Network Monitoring
10 22 (36.07%) Linux
11 21 (34.43%) TCP/IP
11 21 (34.43%) Cisco
11 21 (34.43%) Juniper
12 19 (31.15%) Ruby
12 19 (31.15%) DNS
12 19 (31.15%) C
12 19 (31.15%) C++
12 19 (31.15%) Java
12 19 (31.15%) Perl
12 19 (31.15%) Security Operations
13 18 (29.51%) BGP
13 18 (29.51%) Change Management

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 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (52.46%) Amazon AWS
1 32 (52.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.84%) Office 365
3 2 (3.28%) IaaS
3 2 (3.28%) PaaS
3 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.82%) Intrusion Detection
2 30 (49.18%) WAN
3 27 (44.26%) Ethernet
3 27 (44.26%) Network Security
4 24 (39.34%) Firewall
5 21 (34.43%) TCP/IP
6 19 (31.15%) DNS
7 18 (29.51%) BGP
8 16 (26.23%) LAN
9 15 (24.59%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (14.75%) DHCP
10 9 (14.75%) SAN
11 7 (11.48%) VLAN
12 5 (8.20%) HSRP
12 5 (8.20%) OSPF
12 5 (8.20%) VoIP
13 4 (6.56%) EIGRP
13 4 (6.56%) IPsec
13 4 (6.56%) MPLS
13 4 (6.56%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Publishing
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (55.74%) Network Engineer
2 24 (39.34%) Network Security Engineer
2 24 (39.34%) Security Engineer
3 20 (32.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (32.79%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 20 (32.79%) Senior Security Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.20%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) JSON
3 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 33 (54.10%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.11%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.56%) Fat Client
4 4 (6.56%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Linux
2 11 (18.03%) Unix
2 11 (18.03%) Windows
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.20%) Mac OS X
4 5 (8.20%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) Android
6 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Kalman Filter
2 26 (42.62%) Web Filtering
3 23 (37.70%) Mentoring
3 23 (37.70%) Network Monitoring
4 19 (31.15%) Security Operations
5 18 (29.51%) Change Management
6 15 (24.59%) Service Design
7 11 (18.03%) Network Management
8 9 (14.75%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (13.11%) ITIL
9 8 (13.11%) Problem Management
9 8 (13.11%) Time Management
10 7 (11.48%) Information Security
11 6 (9.84%) Service Management
12 5 (8.20%) Network Architecture
12 5 (8.20%) Network Design
13 4 (6.56%) DevOps
13 4 (6.56%) High Availability
13 4 (6.56%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (6.56%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) Python
2 19 (31.15%) C
2 19 (31.15%) C++
2 19 (31.15%) Java
2 19 (31.15%) Perl
2 19 (31.15%) Ruby
3 8 (13.11%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (54.10%) Degree
2 11 (18.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.56%) CCNP
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.28%) CCNA
6 1 (1.64%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) PMO
2 6 (9.84%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
1 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.28%) vCloud
3 2 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (3.28%) vSphere
4 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.64%) XenApp
4 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Nagios
1 8 (13.11%) SCOM
2 6 (9.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (6.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.28%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.64%) SCCM
5 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 37 (60.66%) Microsoft
2 23 (37.70%) Palo Alto
3 21 (34.43%) Cisco
3 21 (34.43%) Juniper
4 17 (27.87%) VMware
5 10 (16.39%) SolarWinds
6 7 (11.48%) HP
7 5 (8.20%) Apple
7 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.92%) Dell
9 2 (3.28%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.28%) Acronis
9 2 (3.28%) Aruba
9 2 (3.28%) Citrix
9 2 (3.28%) EqualLogic
9 2 (3.28%) Veeam
10 1 (1.64%) F5
10 1 (1.64%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.64%) Meraki
10 1 (1.64%) Wyse