Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 112 138
Rank change year-on-year +19 +26 -58
Permanent jobs citing VPN 32 35 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.84% 1.59% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 12.82% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 41
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,250 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.62% -14.36% +17.50%
10th Percentile £28,250 £25,425 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £100,000 £78,750
South East median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% -8.16% +15.29%

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 248 273 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.29% 12.36% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 209 238 305
Median annual salary £45,000 £51,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.20% +20.59% -4.49%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,350 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £65,150
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -1.16%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Oxfordshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VPN in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for VPN in Oxfordshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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 +21 11 £50,000 -13.04%
Abingdon +8 11 £40,000 +5.26%
Thame -14 2 £45,000 +63.64%
Witney - 2 £35,000 -
VPN
South East

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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 (75.00%) Windows
1 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (62.50%) VMware
3 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
3 19 (59.38%) Office 365
4 15 (46.88%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (46.88%) Degree
5 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (43.75%) DNS
5 14 (43.75%) VLAN
6 13 (40.63%) Windows 7
6 13 (40.63%) Windows 10
7 12 (37.50%) DHCP
7 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 12 (37.50%) Firewall
8 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
8 11 (34.38%) Numerate Degree
8 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
10 7 (21.88%) Cisco
10 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (21.88%) LAN
10 7 (21.88%) WAN
11 6 (18.75%) SLA
11 6 (18.75%) ADSL
11 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (18.75%) WSUS
11 6 (18.75%) Change Management
11 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2016

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 2 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (59.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) DNS
1 14 (43.75%) VLAN
2 12 (37.50%) DHCP
2 12 (37.50%) Firewall
2 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 7 (21.88%) LAN
3 7 (21.88%) WAN
4 6 (18.75%) ADSL
5 4 (12.50%) BGP
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Firepower
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (12.50%) IPsec
5 4 (12.50%) OSPF
5 4 (12.50%) SSL
6 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.25%) SAN
6 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.25%) WLAN
7 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Support Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Information Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) IT Support
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows 10
2 13 (40.63%) Windows 7
3 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (12.50%) Linux
7 4 (12.50%) Unix
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (18.75%) Change Management
3 6 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) ITSM
5 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.50%) DevOps
5 4 (12.50%) High Availability
5 4 (12.50%) Open Source
5 4 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Anomaly Detection
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security
6 1 (3.13%) Log Correlation
6 1 (3.13%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 4 (12.50%) Perl
1 4 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Degree
2 11 (34.38%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (6.25%) CCNA
4 2 (6.25%) CCNP
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (18.75%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) WSUS
2 4 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (62.50%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) Arista
4 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 4 (12.50%) Juniper
4 4 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 3 (9.38%) Veeam
6 2 (6.25%) Aruba
6 2 (6.25%) Asigra
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) Dell
6 2 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec