The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 31 55
Rank change year-on-year -1 +24  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 18 27 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.00% 5.33% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 20.15% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 9
Median salary £45,000 £32,250 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.53% -48.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 102 134 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 28.33% 26.43% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 94 117 82
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Slough

VPN
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Slough.

Salary trend for VPN in Slough

VPN
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Slough over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Slough region with a requirement for VPN.

1 27 (77.14%) Firewall
2 25 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (71.43%) Cisco
3 22 (62.86%) MPLS
3 22 (62.86%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (51.43%) CCNA
4 18 (51.43%) Linux
5 17 (48.57%) Windows
5 17 (48.57%) TCP/IP
6 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 15 (42.86%) Apache
6 15 (42.86%) MySQL
7 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 14 (40.00%) LAN
7 14 (40.00%) WAN
7 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (40.00%) VMware
8 13 (37.14%) Cisco PIX
8 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
8 13 (37.14%) DNS
8 13 (37.14%) DHCP
8 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
8 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
8 13 (37.14%) Tomcat
8 13 (37.14%) CCNP
8 13 (37.14%) F5
9 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (34.29%) KVM
9 12 (34.29%) Mentoring

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 15 (42.86%) Apache
2 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
2 13 (37.14%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.57%) nginx
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (31.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (77.14%) Firewall
2 22 (62.86%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (62.86%) MPLS
3 17 (48.57%) TCP/IP
4 14 (40.00%) LAN
4 14 (40.00%) WAN
5 13 (37.14%) Cisco PIX
5 13 (37.14%) DHCP
5 13 (37.14%) DNS
6 12 (34.29%) Remote Desktop
6 12 (34.29%) VLAN
6 12 (34.29%) Wireless
7 10 (28.57%) BGP
7 10 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
7 10 (28.57%) EIGRP
7 10 (28.57%) OSPF
8 3 (8.57%) IPsec
8 3 (8.57%) IPv4
8 3 (8.57%) IPv6
8 3 (8.57%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) MySQL
2 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
3 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (34.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) Cognos Impromptu
4 3 (8.57%) Redis
5 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
General
1 12 (34.29%) Back Office
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Electronics
2 11 (31.43%) Manufacturing
2 11 (31.43%) Marketing
2 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Administrator
1 15 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 14 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 13 (37.14%) Analyst
3 13 (37.14%) Network Engineer
3 13 (37.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 13 (37.14%) Support Analyst
4 12 (34.29%) Linux Support
4 12 (34.29%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (34.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 12 (34.29%) Senior Linux Support
4 12 (34.29%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 12 (34.29%) Senior Support Analyst
4 12 (34.29%) Systems Support Analyst
5 8 (22.86%) DevOps Administrator
5 8 (22.86%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 8 (22.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 8 (22.86%) Senior DevOps
6 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Memcached
2 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 17 (48.57%) Windows
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Mentoring
2 11 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (31.43%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (31.43%) Programme Management
3 8 (22.86%) DevOps
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Security Patching
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.86%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) Data Security
5 1 (2.86%) High Availability
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.86%) Network Management
5 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (51.43%) CCNA
3 13 (37.14%) CCNP
4 6 (17.14%) CCSP
5 5 (14.29%) CCVP
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) MCP
6 1 (2.86%) MCSA
6 1 (2.86%) MCSE
6 1 (2.86%) MCTS
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
3 12 (34.29%) KVM
3 12 (34.29%) Terminal Services
3 12 (34.29%) VMware Workstation
3 12 (34.29%) XenApp
3 12 (34.29%) XenServer
4 2 (5.71%) Varnish
5 1 (2.86%) Firmware
5 1 (2.86%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) WSUS
1 12 (34.29%) ZABBIX
2 3 (8.57%) cPanel
2 3 (8.57%) Plesk
3 1 (2.86%) logstash
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Cisco
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) VMware
4 13 (37.14%) F5
5 12 (34.29%) Citrix
5 12 (34.29%) McAfee
6 11 (31.43%) SAP
7 10 (28.57%) Juniper
8 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.86%) Aruba
9 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.86%) HP
9 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
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