Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 140 128
Rank change year-on-year +38 -12 +19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 66 37 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.38% 1.21% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.89% 7.54% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 44 31 45
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £32,000 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.88% -24.23% -23.21%
10th Percentile £24,125 £19,000 £31,200
90th Percentile £78,750 £55,000 £56,000
South East median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +20.00%

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 475 491 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 17.12% 16.07% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 382 394 403
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,325 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +13 30 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Witney - 5 £25,000 -
Kidlington - 2 £63,000 -
Abingdon +22 1 £24,500 -2.00% 2
Thame - 1 £45,000 -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 40 (60.61%) WAN
2 38 (57.58%) Firewall
3 35 (53.03%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
6 31 (46.97%) Cisco
6 31 (46.97%) LAN
7 30 (45.45%) Palo Alto
8 29 (43.94%) Web Services
8 29 (43.94%) Computer Science
9 28 (42.42%) Degree
10 27 (40.91%) BGP
11 26 (39.39%) Juniper
12 25 (37.88%) Network Security
13 24 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
13 24 (36.36%) Linux
13 24 (36.36%) TCP/IP
13 24 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
14 23 (34.85%) Web Filtering
14 23 (34.85%) Ethernet
15 22 (33.33%) CheckPoint
15 22 (33.33%) Mentoring
16 20 (30.30%) Network Monitoring
16 20 (30.30%) SolarWinds
16 20 (30.30%) MPLS
16 20 (30.30%) Python
17 19 (28.79%) CCNP
17 19 (28.79%) Cisco Certification
18 18 (27.27%) SCOM
18 18 (27.27%) 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 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (53.03%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (60.61%) WAN
2 38 (57.58%) Firewall
3 31 (46.97%) LAN
4 27 (40.91%) BGP
5 25 (37.88%) Network Security
6 24 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
6 24 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 23 (34.85%) Ethernet
8 20 (30.30%) MPLS
9 16 (24.24%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (21.21%) DNS
10 14 (21.21%) OSPF
11 11 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (15.15%) Wireless
13 8 (12.12%) DHCP
13 8 (12.12%) HSRP
13 8 (12.12%) VoIP
14 7 (10.61%) EIGRP
14 7 (10.61%) SAN
15 6 (9.09%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (62.12%) Network Engineer
2 24 (36.36%) Network Security Engineer
2 24 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 23 (34.85%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (28.79%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 19 (28.79%) Senior Security Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Network Manager
6 6 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Consultant
6 6 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Network Consultant
6 6 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.58%) Juniper Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Security Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.94%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.94%) Computer Science
2 12 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (15.15%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.06%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.06%) Fat Client
4 4 (6.06%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) Linux
2 10 (15.15%) Windows
3 7 (10.61%) Unix
4 6 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.58%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.52%) Android
8 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.52%) VMS
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
2 23 (34.85%) Web Filtering
3 22 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 20 (30.30%) Network Monitoring
5 18 (27.27%) Change Management
6 17 (25.76%) Security Operations
6 17 (25.76%) Service Design
7 13 (19.70%) Network Virtualisation
8 12 (18.18%) ITIL
8 12 (18.18%) Network Management
8 12 (18.18%) Problem Management
8 12 (18.18%) Time Management
9 7 (10.61%) Business Continuity
9 7 (10.61%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (10.61%) Network Architecture
10 6 (9.09%) High Availability
10 6 (9.09%) Task Automation
11 5 (7.58%) Information Security
11 5 (7.58%) Network Design
12 4 (6.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) Python
2 16 (24.24%) C
2 16 (24.24%) C++
2 16 (24.24%) Java
2 16 (24.24%) Perl
2 16 (24.24%) Ruby
3 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (42.42%) Degree
2 19 (28.79%) CCNP
2 19 (28.79%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (19.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (9.09%) CCDA
5 4 (6.06%) CCIE
5 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.55%) CCNA
7 1 (1.52%) CCMSE
7 1 (1.52%) CCSA
7 1 (1.52%) CCSE
7 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.52%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) PMO
2 4 (6.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.52%) XenApp
5 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (27.27%) Nagios
1 18 (27.27%) SCOM
2 7 (10.61%) FortiGate
3 4 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.52%) SCCM
4 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 31 (46.97%) Cisco
3 30 (45.45%) Palo Alto
4 26 (39.39%) Juniper
5 22 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 20 (30.30%) SolarWinds
7 13 (19.70%) VMware
8 8 (12.12%) HP
8 8 (12.12%) Meraki
9 6 (9.09%) Apple
10 3 (4.55%) Citrix
11 2 (3.03%) Dell
11 2 (3.03%) F5
11 2 (3.03%) Wyse
11 2 (3.03%) Xerox
12 1 (1.52%) Aruba
12 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.52%) Meru Networks
12 1 (1.52%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com