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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 57 43
Rank change year-on-year +34 -14  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 18 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.41% 1.59% 3.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.45% 7.75% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 18
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +44.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  

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 88 129 129
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 26.43% 20.51% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 77 106 109
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £62,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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

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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

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Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Slough over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 15 (60.00%) Cisco
1 15 (60.00%) Firewall
2 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (44.00%) CCNP
5 10 (40.00%) MPLS
6 9 (36.00%) OSPF
6 9 (36.00%) BGP
6 9 (36.00%) EIGRP
6 9 (36.00%) Wireless
6 9 (36.00%) Juniper
6 9 (36.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
8 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.00%) CCSP
9 5 (20.00%) CCNA
9 5 (20.00%) MySQL
9 5 (20.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.00%) Apache
10 4 (16.00%) IPsec
10 4 (16.00%) CCVP
10 4 (16.00%) Cognos Impromptu
10 4 (16.00%) WAN
10 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (16.00%) IPv4
10 4 (16.00%) IPv6
10 4 (16.00%) DNS
10 4 (16.00%) nginx
10 4 (16.00%) Plesk
10 4 (16.00%) Memcached

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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 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) nginx
3 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (40.00%) MPLS
4 9 (36.00%) BGP
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 9 (36.00%) EIGRP
4 9 (36.00%) OSPF
4 9 (36.00%) Wireless
5 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (16.00%) DNS
6 4 (16.00%) IPsec
6 4 (16.00%) IPv4
6 4 (16.00%) IPv6
6 4 (16.00%) Junos
6 4 (16.00%) OpenVPN
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
7 3 (12.00%) DHCP
8 2 (8.00%) LAN
8 2 (8.00%) SMTP
8 2 (8.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) Cognos Impromptu
2 4 (16.00%) Redis
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Data Centre Technician
3 4 (16.00%) Data Technician
3 4 (16.00%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Memcached
2 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) B2B
1 2 (8.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.00%) Change Management
2 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (4.00%) Data Security
2 1 (4.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) High Availability
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL
2 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (4.00%) Network Management
2 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNP
3 5 (20.00%) CCNA
3 5 (20.00%) CCSP
4 4 (16.00%) CCVP
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.00%) Varnish
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) Firmware
4 1 (4.00%) iptables
4 1 (4.00%) KVM
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) cPanel
1 4 (16.00%) Plesk
2 1 (4.00%) logstash
2 1 (4.00%) Nagios
2 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) Juniper
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) F5
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
Slough
People Source Consulting
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